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Ajit Pawar resigns after weighing options with all

In a matter of hours after the Supreme Court judgment on Maharashtra, Ajit Pawar met with NCP leaders, workers and CM Devendra Fadnavis while also keeping in constant touch with his family to discuss his options

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Maharashtra govt’s floor test before 5 PM on 27 November

The Supreme Court has cut short the duration till 7 December that Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari had given D Fadnavis to prove his majority

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INC withdraws ‘letter of 154 MLAs’ support’ from court

Devendra Fadnavis was given time until 7 December, the advocate of BJP said, while that of INC made a claim only to retract it in the court

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Why Ajit Pawar rebelled: An insider’s account

Multiple sources have confirmed this was why and how Ajit Pawar rebelled against his uncle Sharad, taking the plunge after a ‘betrayal’

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Maharashtra ball in Supreme Court tomorrow at 10:30 AM

As lawyers of the INC succeeded once again in making the Supreme Court work on a Sunday, Mukul Rohatgi held the fort for the BJP

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Ajit vs Sharad Pawar: Who will have the last laugh?

While many NCP MLAs attended both Ajit Pawar’s swearing-in ceremony and the meeting convened by Sharad Pawar, their true allegiance can’t be known before 30 November

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How BJP Pulled Off Maha Coup With Nobody Watching

As Devendra Fadnavis desisted from contradicting Uddhav Thackeray everyday, the media attention moved from the BJP to its noisy rivals

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Sawant of Shiv Sena resigns from Modi’s council of ministers

Arvind Sawant first took to Twitter to announce his decision and then indicated at a press conference that the Shiv Sena was leaving the NDA

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BJP-Shiv Sena alliance on verge of snapping

Sanjay Raut says meeting Nitin Gadkari would make sense only if the BJP were to agree to spare the CM’s post for the Shiv Sena while the Union minister has ruled out that possibility

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Ajit Pawar reduces Shiv Sena’s manoeuvring radius

If Ajit Pawar is honest about the role of NCP and INC for the next five years, Shiv Sena is left with BJP alone to negotiate with for power