Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde moves SC, hearing likely tomorrow

Maharashtra political crisis LIVE: On Saturday night, Assam minister Ashok Singhal arrived at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati to meet the rebel MLAs.
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde with other MLAs during a meeting, in Guwahati 
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde with other MLAs during a meeting, in Guwahati (HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 08:58 PM IST
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Maharashtra political crisis LIVE: As the political crisis in Maharashtra intensifies with no signs of a resolution, Assam minister Ashok Singhal on Saturday night arrived at Radisson Blu Hotel in Assam's Guwahati to meet rebel Maharashtra MLAs, including Eknath Shinde. The political situation in the state seems to be slowly moving in favour of Eknath Shinde with four more party MLAs reaching Guwahati on Thursday.

Shinde, along with other MLAs have been camping at a five-star hotel in the city since Tuesday.

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  • Jun 26, 2022 08:58 PM IST

    This is not rebellion, but separatism, says Aaditya Thackeray

    The Shinde faction is not capable of doing a rebellion. This isn't rebellion, this is separatism. They took undue advantage of CM Uddhav Thackeray's ill-health to do all of this: Aaditya Thackeray further said.

  • Jun 26, 2022 08:55 PM IST

    Eknath Shinde wept when offered CM's post: Aaditya 

    "On May 20, CM Uddhav Thackeray called Eknath Shinde and asked him to become CM, if he wanted to become so, but at that time, he did drama & started weeping. Just a month after, he broke into rebellion," says Aaditya Thackeray.

  • Jun 26, 2022 07:51 PM IST

    Shinde moves SC against deputy speaker's move

    Shiv Sena rebel Eknath Shinde moves the Supreme Court against deputy speaker's rejection of no-confidence motion plea by the rebel camp. The matter is likely to be heard by SC on Monday.

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    Sena MP Arvind Sawant meets legal advisor in Mumbai

    Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant meets legal advisor at Hotel Marine Plaza in Mumbai

  • Jun 26, 2022 03:02 PM IST

    Maharashtra minister Uday Samant joins Shinde camp in Guwahati

    According to sources, Uday Samant, Maharashtra minister of higher and technical education, joins Eknath Shinde faction in Guwahati. He is the eighth minister from Uddhav Thackeray's cabinet to join the rebels, led by Shinde.

  • Jun 26, 2022 02:00 PM IST

    Aaditya Thackeray attends party workers program at Kalina

    Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray attends party workers program at Kalina, Santacruz amid crisis.

  • Jun 26, 2022 01:30 PM IST

    Uddhav's Sena-Shinde camp fight over legacy on streets

    The Uddhav Thackeray-Eknath Shinde showdown is now on the streets of Maharashtra. After Shiv Sainiks went on a rampage against the rebel MLAs by vandalising their offices and defacing the hoardings, the Shinde camp has now hit back. Read more

  • Jun 26, 2022 12:58 PM IST

    Security beefed up outside Eknath Shinde's house in Thane

    Security beefed up outside Eknath Shinde's house in Thane (Hindustan Times)
    Security beefed up outside Eknath Shinde's house in Thane (Hindustan Times)

    Police security has been beefed up outside Eknath Shinde's house in Thane.

  • Jun 26, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    Meeting of Eknath Shinde faction begins in Guwahati hotel

    Meeting of Eknath Shinde faction begins in Guwahati hotel to discuss further strategies and legal aspects. Another important meeting could be held later today, reports ANI citing sources.

  • Jun 26, 2022 12:38 PM IST

    Centre provides 'Y+' category security to 15 rebel Sena MLAs

    Central government has provided 'Y+' category armed Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) security cover to 15 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs

  • Jun 26, 2022 12:28 PM IST

    Eknath Shinde camp to approach court after seeking legal opinion on Maha DY Speaker, reports ANI

    Eknath Shinde camp to approach court after seeking legal opinion on Maharashtra Deputy Speaker's decision to remove Eknath Shinde as Shiv Sena Legislature Party leader, reports ANI citing sources.

  • Jun 26, 2022 11:22 AM IST

    Eknath Shinde's latest message for Sainiks

    In his latest message for Uddhav Thackeray's supporters, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Saturday explained the reason behind his ongoing revolt against the party supremo – a ‘dragon’ named MVA (Maha Vikas Aghadi). Read more

  • Jun 26, 2022 10:34 AM IST

    Sanjay Raut taunts rebel MLAs

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday posted a tweet taunting the rebel MLAs of the party. In the tweet, he said that however long they may "hide" in Assam's Guwahati, they will ultimately have to come to "chowpatty" - a reference to Mumbai. 

  • Jun 26, 2022 10:01 AM IST

    Another rebel Shiv Sena MLA explains why he joined team Eknath Shinde

    Shiv Sena rebel leader Eknath Shinde on Saturday uploaded a video of a legislator in his camp, Erandol MLA Chimanrao Patil, in which the latter explained why he joined the Shinde-led revolt against Sena Supremo and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray. Watch here

  • Jun 26, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    Eknath Shinde calls for a meeting today, reports ANI

    Shiv Sena rebel leader Eknath Shinde calls a meeting of MLAs at 12 PM in Guwahati hotel, to discuss further strategy, reports ANI, quoting sources.

  • Jun 26, 2022 08:33 AM IST

    Sena workers damage Pune office of rebel MLA

    The Shiv Sena workers on Saturday vandalised an office of rebel party MLA Tanaji Sawant. Read more

  • Jun 26, 2022 07:46 AM IST

    ‘Those who left, left for good’: Aaditya Thackeray

    Maharashtra cabinet minister Aaditya Thackeray while speaking about the political crisis in the state said that “Looking at the last 2-4 days in Maharashtra, it feels that those who left, left for good.”

  • Jun 26, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    Fight over Sena control deepens crisis in Maharashtra

    The fight over the control of Shiv Sena has deepened the political crisis in Maharashtra. Read more here

  • Jun 26, 2022 07:06 AM IST

    Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut leaves from Matoshree

    Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut leaves from Matoshree, the family residence of Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.

  • Jun 26, 2022 06:11 AM IST

    Assam minister meets rebel MLAs in Guwahati

    Assam minister Ashok Singhal on Saturday night arrived at Radisson Blu Hotel in Assam's Guwahati to meet rebel Maharashtra MLAs, including rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde.

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