Eknath Shinde as Maharashtra CM: A BJP masterstroke to checkmate Uddhav Thackeray? | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In 2019, the National Democratic Alliance in Maharashtra collapsed in a bitter tone after the by-elections because the BJP was not ready to accept Shiv Sena’s claim to the post of prime minister. Two and a half years later, BJP has done just that. It has installed a rebel Shiv Sainik, Eknath Shindeas … Read more

Day of political twists and turns in Maharashtra: Meet CM Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis

Image source: PTI Maharashtra’s Prime Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Prime Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Maharashtra political crisis: The ten-day Maharashtra political frenzy ends, with rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde taking the oath of office as Maharashtra’s prime minister and Bharatiya Janata party’s Devendra Fadnavis running as the state’s deputy prime minister. The development in … Read more

‘Fadnavis showed a big heart, I thank him’: Ekanth Shinde after being named Maharashtra CM

Image source: PTI Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, along with supportive MPs, will meet the BJP leader and former Prime Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other state BJP leaders in Mumbai on Thursday, June 30, 2022. Maharashtra political crisis: Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who has also been named Maharashtra’s next prime minister, said … Read more

Patient Eye on Shiv Sena, CM Post for Shinde: Devendra Fadnavis Has Made Amends in How He Does Politics

The political turbulence that led to Uddhav Thackeray’s resignation as Prime Minister and paved the way for the BJP and Shiv Sena factions led by Eknath Shinde has established the former CM Devendra Fadnavis as the person in control of the political dynamics of the state. Considered to be close to the Union’s Interior Minister … Read more

Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde to be new Maharashtra CM, oath ceremony today

New Delhi: Eknath Shinde will take the oath as Maharashtra’s new prime minister, quoted ANI BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis as saying. The oath ceremony will be held at 7.30 pm today (June 30) in Raj Bhavan, Fadnavis announced in a joint press conference with Shinde. The surprising news comes as it was speculated that Devendra … Read more

Devendra Fadnavis Set to Return as Maharashtra CM, Eknath Shinde to be His Deputy; Oath This Evening: Sources

Sources said that Fadanvis will be sworn in as prime minister at 4.30 pm. (PTI / file) Nearly 12 ministerial berths are likely to be allocated to MLAs in the Shinde camp, while 1-2 berths are likely to be given to independent lawmakers, sources said. BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis will return as Maharashtra’s prime minister, … Read more

From Bhujbal to Raj Thackeray, Sena Always Betrayed by Its Own. A Look at Past Desertions as Uddhav Abdicates

On June 19, 1966, when Balasaheb Thackeray laid the foundation for Shiv Sena by breaking a coconut in Mumbai’s famous Shivaji Park, he did not understand that, like the coconut, the cracks in his party would be split wide, 56 years later. With 55 seats in the current assembly, Shiv Sena has come a long … Read more

Ball in BJP’s Court: With Uddhav Exit, BJP Core Committee to Meet Today to Prep Future Strategy

In what can be called the last nail in the MVA government’s coffin, Uddhav Thackeray resigned as prime minister on Wednesday, moments after the Supreme Court asked him to prove his majority in the assembly. After Uddhav’s departure, celebrations broke out in the BJP camp with party leaders handing out sweets and raising slogans at … Read more

As Maha CM Resigns, Shiv Sena Rebels to Hold Meeting at Goa Hotel on Next Plan

Eknath Shinde and other rebel leaders had been camping in Guwahati since June 22. (Image: News18) A chartered flight with Shiv Sena’s breakaway members led by Eknath Shinde landed at Goa’s Dabolim airport on Wednesday night from Guwahati PTI Mumbai Last updated:29 June 2022, 23:50 IST FOLLOW US: One of the rebels’ Shiv Sena members, … Read more

Uddhav Thackeray resigns: BJP’s Amit Malviya, Sena’s Sanjay Raut other react

Image source: FILE PHOTO Several leaders from both inside and outside the party expressed concern about this latest development. Maharashtra crisis: Uddhav Thackeray resigned on Wednesday from the post of Maharashtra’s prime minister ahead of the floor test tomorrow. Uddhav Thackeray announced his resignation in a LIVE address on Facebook. Thackeray’s announcement came minutes after … Read more