Representatives of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) on Tuesday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for the third time in less than a week to request him to finalise the election date for the Assembly Speaker’s post, sources said. Stay with TOI for all updatesRead Less
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MVA leaders meet Maha Guv seeking date for Assembly Speaker election
Representatives of the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) on Tuesday met Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for the third time in less than a week to request him to finalise the election date for the Assembly Speaker’s post, sources said.
Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat (of the Congress) and Transport Minister Anil Parab (Shiv Sena) met the Governor at the Raj Bhavan here, they said, adding that Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and PWD Minister Ashok Chavan had held a discussion on the issue with Koshyari on Monday.
Devendra Fadnavis accuses MVA govt of misusing agencies to ‘frame’ opposition leaders, submits pen drive to dy Speaker
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He presented a case in which the police as well as a special public prosecutor Pravin Pandit Chavan allegedly tried to frame BJP leader Girish Mahajan in a 2018 incident involving Mahajan's personal assistant. READ MORE
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Spa owner held for running sex racket in Mira Bhayander
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My Hijab My Pride!
My #Hijab My Pride #Burkha rally in #Mumbra to mark the #InternationalWomensDay on Tuesday. https://t.co/HyzSKVAKQK
If we don’t take Nawab Malik’s resignation, then whom are we protecting? Who are we supporting? The CM, other ministers should think if we are going to tolerate? If Mumbai becomes unsafe, then we will be responsible.
Devendra Fadnavis shows a pen drive, claiming to have 125 hours video recording of a Special PP who was conspiring to trap opposition leaders in MCOCA & other cases
What is going on in the state if SPP (special public prosecutor) of state govt plans a conspiracy against us. All these things have happened, I have videos. Who will investigate this? I request you (speaker) that this must be investigated by CBI: Maharashtra LoP Devendra Fadnavis
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Sanjay Raut after IT raids on Sena leaders
- If someone is entering our house, then we will not remain silent. After ED, now IT raids are taking place on #Shivsena leaders. I think till the BMC elections are not over, the IT raids will continue in all wards.
- Everyone has one question – why raids are being conducted only in #Maharashtra and West Bengal? Why on #Shivsena and #TMC? It is an effort to destabilize MVA govt. We sent 50 names, but ED or Income Tax department doesn't feel to take note of responsible MP
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“Our efforts yesterday #removekhatara had 226 removed. #wrongsidedriving driving enthusiasts saw 36 cases registered.
Look forward to more work today and hope #bikers take note,” Pandey tweeted.