William Makepeace Thackeray was a British novelist and author. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.
Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar met Bharatiya Janata Party's leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis for the first time after their 80-hour, two-men government crashed last month.
The BJP circles in Maharashtra went into a tizzy after its heavyweight leader and ex-minister Pankaja Munde-Palwe suddenly penned an emotive Facebook post on Sunday and silently dropped the party's name from her Twitter handle on Monday.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said the state government will "review" the Rs 1.10 lakh crore Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project, considered as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream offering to the nation.
Nano Patole, who was elected unopposed as the Assembly Speaker in Maharashtra on Sunday, is the second Rahul Gandhi nominee to get a plum post in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) dispensation.
The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, won the vote of confidence securing 169 votes, considerably higher than the minimum of 145 required in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, here on Saturday.
The Maha Vikas Aghadi led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday decisively won the vote of confidence securing 169 votes, considerably higher than the minimum of 145 required in the 288-member Maharashtra assembly.
BJP leader Chandrakant Patil said here on Saturday that the oath taken by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was "illegal" as he "referred to Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray" in it and demanded Governor to revoke it.
In a significant development, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that the work on the upcoming Mumbai Metro car-shed at the Aarey Colony has been suspended.
New Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday afternoon formally took charge at 'Mantralaya' here with a huge crowd trailing him.
Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe on Thursday said that the party's dream is fulfilled today with Uddhav Thackeray becoming Maharashtra Chief Minister.