Maharashtra cabinet expansion highlights: PM Modi congratulates the new cabinet
Maharashtra Cabinet Expansion: Chief Minister Eknath Shinde was sworn in as the CM on June 30 after his rebellion against Uddhav Thackeray which led to the collapse of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.
Today counts as the 40th day of the new Maharashtra government which has just two members, chief minister Eknath Shinde and deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis. Post the meeting with Shiv Sena MLAs this morning, Shinde-Fadnavis government is expecting a cabinet expansion at Raj Bhawan after multiple discussions with the BJP government in Delhi.
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Aug 09, 2022 02:59 PM IST
'Shows BJP's mindset,' says NCP MP Supriya Sule on no woman in cabinet
Maharashtra was the first state in the country to give reservation for women. Unfortunate that there're 18 ministers in state Cabinet, when 50% of the population in the country is of women but they're not represented in this cabinet. It shows BJP's mindset: NCP MP Supriya Sule
Aug 09, 2022 02:13 PM IST
Uddhav camp slams Shinde govt for no woman in cabinet
The Uddhav Thackeray faction of the Shiv Sena attacked the Eknath Shinde-led government over the composition of the new Maharashtra cabinet, which was expanded after 40 days. Highlighting the absence of women in the 20-member Shinde cabinet, Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi questioned the silence of women leaders in the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Aug 09, 2022 01:03 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi congratulates new Maharashtra cabinet
"Congratulations to all those who took oath as Ministers in the #Maharashtra Government today. This team is a great blend of administrative experience and the passion to deliver good governance. My best wishes to them for serving the people of the state," tweets PM Narendra Modi.
Aug 09, 2022 12:42 PM IST
"…Starting today, they will work full-fledged…," CM Eknath Shinde on cabinet expansion
“Cabinet expansion took place today. Starting today, they will work full-fledged & take up the responsibility of their respective depts. The rest of the cabinet still remains (to be formed). It's a small cabinet, the rest of the cabinet still remains (to be formed),” reported ANI quoting Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde.
Aug 09, 2022 12:29 PM IST
Shiv Sena MLA Tanaji Sawant, BJP's Ravindra Chavan swear in at Raj Bhawan
Shiv Sena MLAfrom Paranda Vidhan Sabha constituency, Tanaji Sawant and BJP MLA Ravindra Chavan take oath as ministers in Maharashtra cabinet. 18 ministers took oath as cabinet ministers in Maharashtra government today at Raj Bhawan.
Aug 09, 2022 12:24 PM IST
MLAs Uday Samant and Sandipan Bhumre inducted into Maharashtra cabinet
Members of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Uday Samant and Sandipan Bhumre inducted into Maharashtra cabinet at Raj Bhawan as part of cabinet expansion today. Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath of office & secrecy.
Aug 09, 2022 12:14 PM IST
BJP Maharashtra VP Chitra Wagh reacts to Sanjay Rathod's induction into cabinet
Irked by Sanjay Rathod's induction into the Maharashtra cabinet, BJP state vice president Chitra Wagh said it was unfortunate that the Shiv Sena leader was given a ministerial berth again.
Rathod had submitted his resignation to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray after he was accused in the Tiktok star Pooja Chavan suicide case in 2021.
Aug 09, 2022 12:00 PM IST
President of BJP's Mumbai unit, Mangal Prabhat Lodha taking oath as Maharashtra minister at Raj Bhawan
President of BJP's Mumbai unit, Mangal Prabhat Lodha and Shambhuraj Desai take oath as minister in the Maharashtra cabinet expansion that is set to change the political spectrum of the state after 40 days of two member Shinde-Fadnavis government holding power alone.
Aug 09, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Former minister in Congress government Abdul Sattar swearing in
Abdul Sattar Abdul Nabi swearing in as maharashtra minister at Raj Bhawan. He is a three term Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from the Sillod constituency.
Aug 09, 2022 11:35 AM IST
Shiv Sena MLAs Gulabrao Patil and Dadaji Dagadu Bhuse take oath at Raj Bhawan
Shiv Sena MLAs Gulabrao Patil and Dadaji Dagadu Bhuse take oath as Maharashtra ministers at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. 18 ministers to be sworn in today at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai as a part of cabinet expansion. Full list here.
Aug 09, 2022 11:27 AM IST
Minister in Fadnavis regime Girish Mahajan taking oath
The cabinet expansion at Raj Bhawan has started as ministers are taking oath. Former minister in Fadnavis regime Girish Mahajan, senior MLA from Nandurbrar, Vijay Gavit, and Maharashtra state President of BJP Chandrakant Patil sworn in. Full list here.
Aug 09, 2022 11:25 AM IST
Former minister in Congress-NCP regime Vijay Gavit swearing in
Senior MLA from Nandurbrar Vijay Gavit now taking oath in Maharashtra cabinet expansion.
Aug 09, 2022 11:18 AM IST
Shinde-Fadnavis government is expecting a cabinet expansion at Raj Bhawan after multiple discussions with the BJP government in Delhi
From the BJP, Sudhir Mungantiwar, Chandrakant Patil, Girish Mahajan, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Girish Mahajan, Vijay Kumar Gavit, Ravindra Chavan, Mangal Prabhat Lodha,Atul Save, and Suresh Khade are expected to take oath.
In the Shinde camp, Dada Bhuse, Uday Samant, Sandeepan Bhumare,Deepak Kesarkar, Shambhuraj Desai, Abdul Sattar, Tanaji Sawant, Gulabrao Patil, and Sanjay Rathod are likely to take oath.
Aug 09, 2022 11:14 AM IST
Shinde, Fadnavis at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai
Maharashtra CM Shinde and his deputy, Devendra Fadnavis, have arrived at Raj Bhavan for swearing-in ceremony after BJP and Shiv Sena (Shinde faction) finalised the names for cabinet expansion.
Aug 09, 2022 11:09 AM IST
Maha CM Eknath Shinde leaves for Raj Bhawan
Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde along with his MLAs leaves for Raj Bhavan from Sahyadri Guest House.
Aug 09, 2022 11:08 AM IST
18 ministers to be sworn in today in cabinet expansion
18 ministers to be sworn in today at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai as a part of cabinet expansion in Maharashtra. CM Eknath Shinde, Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis and the Leader of Opposition Ajit Pawar present, reports ANI.
Aug 09, 2022 11:01 AM IST
Eknath Shinde holds MLAs' meet ahead of cabinet expansion.
Post the meeting with Shiv Sena MLAs this morning,, the cabinet expansion is expected to finally take place at 11 am at Raj Bhawan after multiple discussions with BJP high command that have happened in Delhi.