President Kovind Approves President’s Rule in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena Moves Supreme Court

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday approved the cabinet decision to impose President’s Rule in Maharashtra, on the recommendation of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. The development came hours before the Nationalist Congress Party’s (NCP) deadline to form the government was scheduled to end. On Monday, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had given the NCP time […]

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Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, prospect of President’s rule looms

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Maharashtra chief minister (CM) Devendra Fadnavis resigned from the top post ahead of the end of the current assembly’s tenure ending midnight Friday. Fadnavis met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari this evening at the Raj Bhawan and tendered his resignation. The resignation takes Maharashtra a step closer to the possibility […]

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EC Issues Showcause Notice to BJP Mumbai Chief for Statement on 1992 Bombay Riots

A day after BJP’s Mumbai chief Mangal Prabhat Lodha delivered a speech in which he insinuated that bombs and bullets used in terror attacks after the 1992 Bombay riots were manufactured in Muslim-majority areas of the city, the Election Commission issued a showcause notice to him. The notices were issued on Thursday to Lodha and Shiv Sena’s Mumbadevi […]

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