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Pawar says Fadnavis cannot but be unhappy being No.2

The BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis, who took oath as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra after a party command today, could not have done so “happily”, veteran politician Sharad Pawar has said.  Pawar’s Nationalist Congress Party — part of the Maha Vikas Aghadi — lost power as Uddhav Thackeray stepped...

Jul 1 · >

Uddhav Thackeray, sons visit temple after resignation

Uddhav Thackeray, out of power in Maharashtra and marginalised in the party founded by his father, rounded up the day with a visit to a temple in Mumbai. He was accompanied by his sons Aaditya Thackeray and Tejas Thackeray. The eight-day political drama that started with the rebellion of...

Jun 30 · >

Actor Swara Bhasker receives death threat letter

Actor Swara Bhasker has received a death threat in a letter following which Mumbai police have launched an investigation, an official said on Wednesday. The letter was sent to the actor’s residence located in Versova, he said. After receiving the letter, Swara Bhasker approached Versova police station two days...

Jun 30 · >

Muslim body chief condemns Udaipur killing as un-Islamic

Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind on Tuesday condemned the Udaipur killing incident and called it against Islam and the law of the land. “Maulana Halceemuddin Qasmi, General Secretary of the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, has condemned the incident of brutal killing in Udaipur apparently on the pretext of the insult to the Prophet (PBUH)...

Jun 29 · >

Owaisi condemns killing, but with a rider

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi today said every violence has to be condemned and that “radicalisation has to be controlled” in the country, after a tailor’s throat was slit by two men in Rajasthan’s Udaipur in Taliban-style execution. “I cannot sit here comfortably and condemn what has happened in Udaipur...

Jun 29 · >

Governor orders Uddhav to prove majority tomorrow

The Maharashtra Governor has asked Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to prove majority tomorrow. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has written to the Assembly Secretary Rajendra Bhagwat calling for a special session at 11 am for Mr Thackeray to prove his majority, a week after nearly 40 MLAs rebelled against him....

Jun 29 · >

Governor may ask for trust vote in Maharashtra tussle

As both sides have refused to blink and appear prepared for a long fight, sources say Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari may ask the Maharashtra government to prove majority in the house sometime this week. Sources claim that the Eknath Shinde camp is consulting lawyers over the Constitutional provisions for holding a...

Jun 28 · >

Rahul Gandhi blasts Alt News co-founder Zubair’s arrest

Soon after the arrest of Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said arresting one voice of truth will only give rise to a thousand more. Zubair was arrested by the Delhi Police on Monday for allegedly hurting religious sentiments through one of his tweets,...

Jun 28 · >

Fuel shortage forces Lanka to allow only essential services

Sri Lanka, hit by a massive economic crisis, has run out of fuel and only essential services will operate starting midnight. The list of essential services will include health, law and order, ports, airport, food distribution and agriculture. All non-essential services have been suspended till July 10, and the...

Jun 28 · >