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Express daily briefing: S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture; Review pending, scope widened in Sabarimala verdict; and more

From the Shiv Sena attending the first joint meeting with the Congress and the NCP to evolve a common minimum programme (CMP) to Supreme Court ruling on the Sabarimala case, here are top news on Friday morning.

Not morally right for me to continue in Modi Cabinet, says Arvind Sawant

Sawant, who was Sena's lone minister in the Modi Cabinet, tweeted: "The Shiv Sena's stand is of truth. Why should I stay in an atmosphere of falsehood in Delhi? I am resigning as Union minister."

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'Did not even spare PM': Devendra Fadnavis hits out at Sena for remarks on BJP leaders

While there has been no headway in the formation of the government in the state even on the 14th day since the declaration of Assembly poll results, Fadnavis said that "he has been asked to continue as acting chief minister by the Governor".

No headway, BJP consults legal experts, directs MLAs to arrive in Mumbai today

In the absence of support from Sena, BJP appears to be exercising caution, though it is the single largest party with 105 MLAs in the 288-member Assembly.

Maharashtra impasse: Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut texts Ajit Pawar, he says will call back

The speculation the Sena was exploring alternative options other than the ally BJP got strengthened on Sunday when senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar showed reporters a phone message from Sena MP Sanjay Raut, which just contained a formal introduction of and greetings from the latter.

Maharashtra govt formation: In touch with BJP, Congress & NCP, says Uddhav Thackeray

The Indian Express learnt from Sena functionaries and legislators present at a meeting called to elect the party’s legislative leader that Uddhav said he wants “equal power sharing”, including for the CM’s post, “as was decided before the Lok Sabha polls” with BJP.

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No Dushyant in Maharashtra whose father is in jail: Shiv Sena reminds BJP amid power tussle

The BJP and its ally Shiv Sena won 105 and 56 seats respectively in the 288-member Assembly to retain power in Maharashtra.

Express daily briefing: Al-Baghdadi’s death will damage ISIS, but not destroy it; Naga peace talks; and more

From a formal decision on Maharashtra CM and deputy CM post after Monday to Indian Railways plans to form two new central PSUs, here are the top news on Monday morning.

Sena’s latest swipe at BJP: Arrogance will turn you to dust

Makes a strong pitch for Aaditya Thackeray as Maharashtra CM

As ally twists knife, Fadnavis admits: Tried for merit, got first class

Indicating that the result was below his hope to cross the halfway mark, Fadnavis invoked the example of a hardworking student. “We prepared for merit (an entry in the top-ranking list). But ended with first class results,” he said.

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