Aniksha Jaisinghani, the woman who allegedly threatened Amruta Fadnavis, has been sent to police custody till March 21. Her lawyer told the court that she is a law student and prayed for a short custody.
Is Eknath Shinde a faction or a party, Kapil Sibal asked in the Supreme Court. Because if he is a party then why did he go to the election commission demanding the symbol and the name, Kapil Sibal argued.
During the hearing of the Shiv Sena symbol row on Wednesday, CJI DY Chandrachud asked if a governor can call for a trust vote because of some differences in a party -- like what happened in Maharashtra last year when the Shinde camp announced a rebellion.
The Thackeray faction also lauded the SC verdict by calling it in the national interest and useful for strengthening democracy. It also demanded the same methodology of setting up a committee in the line of the centre to elect the state election commissioner
Assembly speaker Rahul Narvekar’s repeated claim that there is only one Shiv Sena on the record has unsettled Uddhav Thackeray camp who is still recovering from the effects of the Election Commission of India’s (ECI) decision last week.