NCP leader Jayant Patil who took oath as Maharashtra minister today, after first cabinet meeting: Within the govt there will be a coordination committee of 6 ministers including the CM. There will be an external committee which will guide the govt so as to achieve its goals.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray after first cabinet meeting, in Mumbai: I want to assure the people of the state that we will give a good government. I want to help the farmers in a manner which will make them happy.

Government of India appoints IAS Manoj Kumar as the Chief Secretary of Tripura. He will replace Dr. U Venkateswarlu who is retiring on November 30.

Mumbai: State Ministers Chhagan Bhujbal & Subhash Desai arrive at Sahyadri guest house for the first cabinet meeting.

NCP leader Ajit Pawar tweets, "Congratulations & best wishes to the Shiv Sena Party Chief Hon. Uddhav Thackeray ji on becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Under his leadership, the state will develop as a whole."

Mumbai: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray, along with his wife Rashmi & their son Aaditya Thackeray offer prayers at Siddhivinayak Temple.

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis Congratulates Uddhav Thackeray.

Poonam Mahajan, BJP: Congratulations to Uddhavji on becoming Maharashtra CM. We'll see how far their 3-wheeler cart go. Only Sharad Pawarji is keeping this unnatural alliance together, Congress doesn't even have 10% say in the govt. They are just watching over from Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets, "Congratulations to Uddhav Thackeray Ji on taking oath as the CM of Maharashtra. I am confident he will work diligently for the bright future of Maharashtra."

Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal CM: Bengal is the cultural capital & Maharashtra has the financial capital of India. In both these states, people have voted against BJP. The fact is that within 5-6 months, after massive Lok Sabha victory, they have been rejected states after states.

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Mumbai, November 28:  Uddhav Thackeray will take oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister at the Iconic Shivaji Park today. Thackeray has sent out an invite to Narendra Modi for his swearing-in ceremony.  In addition to an invitation letter, Thackeray also had a word with PM Modi over the phone.  The oath-taking ceremony is scheduled to take place today at 6:40 pm.

On Wednesday, Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray reached Mumbai from Delhi after inviting Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and Former PM Manmohan Singh for the swearing-in ceremony of Uddhav Thackeray as Chief Minister of Maharashtra today.

The Assam government on Wednesday imposed a complete ban on tobacco products for one year. The ban has been imposed on the sale, manufacture and display of gutka and pan masala containing tobacco and nicotine.

On Wednesday, Devendra Fadnavis was elected as the leader of opposition by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Maharashtra Assembly. Fadnavis resigned as Maharashtra CM almost 80 hours after his swearing-in for the second consecutive time on Tuesday.