New Delhi, Apr 29: The fate of Uddhav Thackeray hangs in the balance, with the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshiyari remaining non-committal on his nomination as a member of the legislative council.
A delegation met with the Governor urging him to nominate Thackeray to the council. With the Governor remaining non-committal the coalition in the state will now approach the Election Commission of India for early polls to the council.
New Delhi, Nov 22: A three page Common Minimum Programme is ready and this would be the basis of the government formation in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress would come together to form the government as most of the differences have been ironed out.
A source informed OneIndia that it has been decided that there would be a Shiv Sena chief minister for 5 years.
New Delhi, Nov 21: With some clarity emerging regarding the formation of a government in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena is likely to pack of its MLAs to Rajasthan in a bid to avoid poaching.
The Shiv Sena has called for an important meeting on Friday, in which it had instructed its MLAs to carry with them their Aadhaar cards and change of clothes. The MLAs would meet with party chief, Udhav Thackeray and final touches to the formation of the government would be given.
New Delhi, Nov 20: The Congress and the NCP would hold another round of talks on the formation of a government in Maharashtra. The state is currently under President’s rule after no party has been able to form the government for the want of numbers.
There have been several rounds of talks between the Congress and NCP, but they have remained inconclusive. Sources tell OneIndia that it is the Congress that is not too keen on allying with the Shiv Sena. NCP chief Sharad Pawar has not been able to convince Sonia Gandhi as yet on the alliance.
New Delhi, Nov 07: A breakthrough in Maharashtra in unlikely to take place today. The BJP is likely to delay meeting the Governor and would instead wait for the Shiv Sena to respond.
The BJP was scheduled to meet the Governor today and stake a claim to form the government. On the other hand, the Shiv Sena has called for a meeting of its MLAs. On Wednesday, ministers of the BJP and Shiv Sena met for the first time after the results of the Maharashtra Assembly elections were declared.