While the elected MLAs favour former chief minister Ashok Chavan, AICC is worried if Adarsh case is pursued it would affect organisation.
A senior minister in the state government said, “Basically, RSS and BJP leaders regularly hold discussions.
The efforts to get Shiv Sena to join gains momentum. CM says talks with Sena will reach a decisive stage soon.
To plug the lapses in Rane committee, Tawde committee will conduct a door to door study.
A high-level committee has been set up to work details on satellite image mapping of agriculture land and produce.
Piyush Goyal revealed government would increase the coal supply to Maharashtra to 18,000 tonnes per day.
A section within the party wondered how NCP would guard its secular credentials by supporting BJP govt in state.
The government has taken the decision to increase power supply by three hours that would help 40 lakh farmers.
Pawar tells cadres to prepare for mid-term polls.
A day after BJP reached out to Shiv Sena to bring stability to its government, Pawar warns of mid term elections.
Interestingly, the Sena’s political managers ensured that there were no anti-BJP slogans when the CM arrived at the venue
"The doors for talks with Sena are not closed. In politics such a thing never happens," said CM Fadnavis.
Despite having numbers on their side, Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP did not put up a fight with the BJP.
Sub-committee to study flaws in Rane panel report
Sets up a sub-committee to study flaws in Rane committee report to ensure it withstands legal and constitutional test.
Discrepancies will be discussed during winter session, says CM.
The challenge for govt is to get the constitutional sanction for Maratha community which is a dominant caste both politically and economically.
Fadnavis asserted that the government strictly adhered to the rules, and that there was no deviation from the Constitutional norms.
The Congress, Shiv Sena and NCP appeared on the back foot unable to take any stand.
A section of Sena leaders admitted that the decision to contest the Speaker’s election without consulting the Congress and NCP backfired.
Says I am not interested in politics of breaking any party. We will not break Shiv Sena.
The BJP is unhappy with the Sena taking the extreme step of not allowing Anil Desai to join the Union cabinet on Sunday.
The NCP’s criticism, on the other hand, appears to have served only to increase the uncertainty in the Shiv Sena.
The Sena sought the Leader of Opposition's post for its member Eknath Shinde in the state assembly.
The BJP makes it clear that dialogue with Sena can be on matters of principle and not bargain for power share in Maharashtra government.
"While RTE objective is laudable there are some rigid clauses which are detrimental and defeats the very purpose for which the act have been evolved."
The portfolio allocation was held in consultation with BJP president Amit Shah and Union minister Nitin Gadkari, party sources said.
According to the CMO, the portfolios not specifically allocated to any minister will be with the Chief Minister.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley joined BJP president Amit Shah in the negotiations with the Sena.
Devendra Fadnavis, the second youngest CM in Maharashtra and BJP’s first, spoke to Shubhangi Khapre.
Apart from enjoying cricket, he also loves to be in the driving seat.
A team of nine ministers, including seven cabinet ministers, were also administered the oath of office at the function.
Fadnavis's wife admits that before she met Devendra, her 'impression about politicians and politics was not very good'.
It seems unlikely that any Shiv Sena minister will be sworn in tomorrow, says BJP General Secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy.
The BJP’s list of dos and don’ts form part of the back channel negotiations, which also include discussions on cabinet berths.
The swearing-in ceremony will take place on October 31 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.