As per sources, Shiv Sena was quite keen for a swearing-in ceremony on November 17 - death anniversary of Bal Thackeray, but leaders from Congress and NCP have refuted these speculations.

The writ petition, filed through advocates Sunil Fernandez and Nizam Pasha, termed Koshyari's decision as "arbitrary and malafide". The plea was filed by Shiv Sena MLC Anil Dattatray Parab for the party.

Top leadership of NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena is in constant huddle to explore the possibilities, still a concrete roadmap seems elusive. NCP has time till 8:30 PM today to give the letters of support to Governor.

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation comprising of Girish Mahajan, Chandrakant Patil, Sudhir Mungantiwar and Ashish Shelar met Governor Koshyari at Rajbhawan today.

Devendra Fadnavis is not part of the delegation despite being elected as BJP Legislative Party leader in Maharashtra. So, it is possible that BJP will not stake claim to form govt in the meeting.

Raut along with his party colleague Ramdas Kadam called on Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, at Raj Bhawan in Mumbai and discussed the evolving political scenario in the state.

Shiv Sena has said that the two parties had a '50-50' power-sharing agreement before the elections but Fadnavis has clarified that Shiv Sena was not promised the post of minister for two-and-a-half years when the alliance was sealed before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

The Prime Minister, while welcoming the delegation at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg today, had expressed hope that they will have a fruitful visit to various parts of the country including Jammu and Kashmir.

People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti and National Conference leader Farooq and Omar Abdullah were prominent leaders who were placed under preventive detention by the Jammu and Kashmir administration.

A day before she died, Sushma talked to Salve and told him to come and take his fees of Rs 1 for the Jadhav case. However, just 10 minutes later, she suffered a cardiac arrest.