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Maharashtra Govt Formation Live: In its order on the petition filed by NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena, Supreme Court has ordered that Devendra Fadnavis must face trust vote tomorrow by 5 pm.
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Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government to face a floor test by 5 pm tomorrow.
Ahead of the Supreme Court order, the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress in an unprecedented show of strength on Monday evening, claimed to have the numbers to form the government in Maharashtra.
Lawmakers from the three parties who gathered at a Mumbai hotel, publicly pledged their support to their Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi combine as senior leaders claimed the support of 162 MLAs, well above the majority mark of 145 in the 288-member assembly.
Devendra Fadnavis must resign today, says Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena
"Tomorrow, at 11 am, members to take oath and at 5pm Pro-tem Speaker to hold Floor Test in Maharashtra Assembly. All 3 parties (Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena) are satisfied with the Supreme Court order. Devendra Fadnavis should resign today," said Congress' Prithviraj Chavan.
SC's verdict a milestone: Nawab Malik
On SC's order that Floor Test be conducted in Maharashtra Assembly on November 27, NCP's Nawab Malik said, "Today's verdict of the SC is a milestone in Indian democracy. Before 5 pm tomorrow, it will be clear that BJP's game is over. In a few days, there will a govt of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress in Maharashtra."
Fadnavis-led BJP govt's floor test to be streamed live tomorrow
Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government's floor test tomorrow will be streamed live in the state assembly constituency.
Pro-tem Speaker should be appointed to conduct Floor Test: SC
Maharashtra government formation: Supreme Court orders open secret ballot; Pro-tem Speaker should be appointed to conduct Floor Test which should be completed before 5 pm tomorrow.
Restrain Fadnavis govt from taking important policy decisions: Kapil Sibal
Kapil Sibal appearing for Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance in Supreme Court, mentioned before the SC to restrain the Devendra Fadnavis Government from taking important policy decisions. : ANI
Devendra Fadnavis must face trust vote by tomorrow, orders Supreme Court
Supreme Court has said that Devendra Fadnavis must face trust vote tomorrow by 5 pm.
SC judges reading judgement
Supreme Court's three-judge bench, headed by Justice NV Ramana and comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Ashok Bhushan, reading the pronouncement of the judgement on the petition jointly filed by NCP-Congress and Shiv Sena against formation of BJP-led government in Maharashtra.
SC's order on petition filed by NCP-Congress, Sena shortly
SC's order on petition filed by NCP-Congress, Shiv Sena will be announced shortly.
Decision on NCP legislative party leader post not taken: Rajendra Bhagwat
"The Legislature Secretariat has received a letter claiming that Jayant Patil is the Legislative Party Leader for NCP. But, decision has to be taken by the Speaker. As of today, decision has not been taken," Rajendra Bhagwat, Maharashtra Legislature Secretary said.
'Govt bypassing constitution': Opposition not to take part in Constitution Day program in Parliament
Congress' K Suresh said opposition parties will not taking part in the Constitution Day program in Parliament today.
K Suresh, Congress on 'Opposition parties not to take part in the #ConstitutionDay program in Parliament today': The decision has been taken because government is bypassing the Constitution. In the latest situation in Maharashtra, they are disrespecting Indian Constitution. pic.twitter.com/gWWvuYFduQ— ANI (@ANI) November 26, 2019
SC heard the two sides for over an hour on Monday
The Supreme Court had heard the two sides - BJP and NCP-Cong, Shiv Sena - for a little over an hour and reserved its verdict for today.
'Ajit Pawar acted against the party': Sharad Pawar tells NCP lawmakers
NCP chief Sharad Pawar's nephew Ajit Pawar had who teamed up with BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis in an early morning swearing-in on Saturday.
The NCP strongman sought to assure his party’s lawmakers that they will not be disqualified if they ignore the whip to be issued by deputy CM Ajit Pawar.
“I assure you that you will not be disqualified and I take personal responsibility for the same. Ajit Pawar has acted against the party,” said Pawar.
'Try blocking our road and see what we will do', Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP
Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray had dared the BJP to stop the three parties from assuming power. “Try blocking our road and you will come to know what we will do. You have seen Shiv Sena as an ally but not as your opponent,” he had warned.
First published: Nov 26, 2019 08:02 IST