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Shinde dials Raj Thackeray to discuss Maha situation

Rediff News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 01:38
As the political turmoil in Maharashtra continues to unfold, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shide spoke to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray about the recent political situation in the state, confirmed MNS leader on Monday.
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Uddhav Vs Shah-Modi Via Shinde

Rediff News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 01:24
The inexperienced Uddhav is forced to match up against 24x7 political pros Amit Shah and Narendra Modi who have the added advantage of wielding power at the Centre, asserts Virendra Kapoor.
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Maha Guv writes to home secy, calls for central forces

Rediff News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 01:13
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has written to Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla requesting that the adequate provision of Central security forces be made and kept ready if needed, and alleged that police remained a 'mute spectator' while offices and homes of some dissident MLAs were vandalised.
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Niti Aayog CEO: An Accidental Bureaucrat

Rediff News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 00:54
No prizes for guessing what the BJP's election campaign is going to be, and who will provide important inputs for it.
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G7 leaders mock Putin for bare-chested picture

Rediff News - Mon, 06/27/2022 - 00:09
The leaders of the Group of Seven on Sunday (local time) mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin over his shirtless, bare-chested horse-riding picture.
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Catching Fish On A National Highway

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 23:54
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Exclusive! The Yashwant Sinha Interview

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 23:24
'The government is using the agencies of the government to suppress the Opposition.'
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'Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray is raging for a fight'

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 22:19
'The impression that Uddhav saheb is naram (soft or not-so-aggressive), anukool (congenial), manmilau (amiable) is true.' 'But he is Balasaheb's son. So, aggression comes naturally to him.'
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Aaditya Thackeray only Sena minister now who's MLA

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 13:17
The Sena now has four cabinet ministers, including CM Uddhav Thackeray, Aaditya Thackeray, Anil Parab, and Subhash Desai. Barring Aaditya, the rest three are MLCs.
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Maha Guv asks DGP to protect families of Sena rebels

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:42
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has asked state Director General of Police (DGP) Rajnish Seth to provide adequate police protection to the families and homes of rebel MLAs, a police official said on Sunday.
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Shinde moves SC to stall disqualification process

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:34
Maharashtra Shiv Sena MLA and minister Eknath Shinde on Sunday moved the Supreme Court against the disqualification notice issued by the deputy speaker to him and 15 other rebel legislators.
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Assam hotel hosting Sena MLAs closes new bookings

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:24
Luxury hotel Radisson Blu Guwahati, where dissident Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde is camping along with other MLAs from Maharashtra, has stopped all new bookings till June 30.
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Uddhav had offered CM's post to Shinde: Aaditya

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:13
Shiv Sena minister Aaditya Thackeray on Sunday claimed that over a month ago, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had asked party leader Eknath Shinde whether he wants to become the chief minister, although the latter had sidestepped the issue then.
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SIT to probe case against Setalvad, ex-IPS officers

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 12:02
A Special Investigation Team (SIT), to be headed by a deputy inspector general (DIG) of Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), will probe the case against activist Teesta Setalvad and former Indian Police Service officers R B Sreekumar and Sanjiv Bhatt who have been accused of abusing the process of law by fabricating evidence to frame innocent people in connection with the 2002 Gujarat communal riots, a senior official said on Sunday.
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Bypolls: Major BJP win in UP; AAP loses in Punjab

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 11:48
Consolidating its position, the Bharatiya Janata Party wrested high-profile Rampur and Azamgarh Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh from the Samajwadi Party and won three assembly seats, including that of Chief Minister Manik Saha, in Tripura in by-election results announced on Sunday.
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Sena dares dissidents as another minister defects

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 10:12
Addressing the Sena workers in Mumbai for the second consecutive day, he also said that doors of the state and party are closed for the rebels MLAs.
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Tripura Cong chief among 19 injured in clash with BJP

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 08:11
At least 19 people including Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee chief Birajit Sinha were injured in a clash between Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party supporters in front of Congress Bhavan in Agartala on Sunday.
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Setback for AAP in Punjab as it loses Sangrur seat

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 07:25
Shiromani Akali Dal-Amritsar's Simranjit Singh Mann on Sunday won the Sangrur Lok Sabha seat after defeating his nearest rival, Aam Aadmi Party's Gurmail Singh, by a margin of 5,822 votes.
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BJP wrests SP bastion of Rampur, leads in Azamgarh

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 07:01
Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Ghanshyam Lodhi on Sunday wrested the Rampur parliamentary seat from the Samajwadi Party, defeating his nearest rival by over 42,000 votes in a bypoll.
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Assam BJP ministers meet Sena rebels at Guwahati hotel

Rediff News - Sun, 06/26/2022 - 05:56
This is the third time in two days that Singhal, the Assam Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, has met the dissidents.
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