Devendra Fadnavis Resigns as Maharashtra CM, Chances of President’s Rule Likely

The Wire reports:
Mumbai: After political drama that spanned 15 days, Bhartiya Janata Party leader Devendra Fadnavis finally resigned as the chief minister of Maharashtra on Friday. The resignation was first handed over to state governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and subsequently an announcement was made at a press conference in Mumbai. Fadnavis, who had continued to be the "acting chief minister" for over two weeks since the results were declared on October 24, resigned today after the talks of alliance reached a deadlock with BJP's pre-poll ally Shiv Sena.
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