Shawan Sen

  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena still undecided on post-poll alliance with BJP 20-10-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is likely to wait for a few days to get a government as the Bharatiya Janata Party has not decided on the party for post-poll alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met party legislators in Mumbai, but no decision has been announced yet on the post-poll alliance. Sena...
  • Maharashtra: BJP still in two minds over post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena, say sources 20-10-2014 11:31 AM

    Mumbai: After a victory in Maharashtra, hectic parleys are going on within the Bharatiya Janata Party and it is still in two minds over a post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena despite party chief Uddhav Thackeray's overtures, said sources on Monday. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in...
  • BJP rules out alliance with NCP but not with Sena if it doesn't get majority in Maharashtra polls 17-10-2014 08:13 AM

    Mumbai: With just two days left for the Maharashtra Assembly elections result, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vinod Tawde said that the party will certainly get majority. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Tawde also clarified that if the need arose to form a post-poll alliance, then the possibility of going...
  • BJP lacks regional leaders, says Congress leader Milind Deora 15-10-2014 02:39 PM

    Congress leader Milind Deora said that people are not as enthusiastic about the assembly elections as they were about the parliamentary elections some months ago. "A party needs regional leadership. BJP lacks that. Congress should come in power as we have always worked in unity and not indulged into deception,"...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM, says Sanjay Raut 15-10-2014 08:31 AM

    Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut said that Maharashtra assembly elections 2014 would mark the end of coalition politics in Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM. Thackeray family is not keen on holding positions," said Raut. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: How to vote when you don't have a voter ID 13-10-2014 07:28 PM

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra prepares to vote in the Assembly elections on October 15, numerous complaints have come in yet again regarding names missing from the voters list. Maharashtra had faced a similar situation during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, when lakhs of eligible voters were disenfranchised after they...
  • Modi is Indian PM, should move out of his Gujarat state of mind: MNS President Raj Thackeray 13-10-2014 03:42 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Raj Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India, he should move out from his Gujarat state of mind. "Modi should not compare 2 states and think beyond Ahmedabad," said Thackeray. ...
  • Sena wanted an alliance with us but didn't move forward on it, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray 13-10-2014 08:24 AM

    Mumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena split in Maharashtra, speculation was rife over a possible alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. MNS chief Raj Thackeray has told CNN-IBN that the Shiv Sena wanted talks on a possible alliance after splitting with the...
  • Let Maharashtra not New Delhi decide the CM: Uddhav Thackeray 11-10-2014 10:55 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Uddhav Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India and not just a BJP leader. "BJP comes to Shiv Sena when they are in trouble, that is not acceptable. CM of Maharashtra will be chosen by its people," said Uddhav...
  • PM Modi's silence to be blamed for BJP-Sena split: Uddhav Thackeray 11-10-2014 09:10 AM

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party ended their 25-year-old alliance, both the parties are not missing a chance to hit out at each other ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackrey has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that his silence was to...
  • 2002 hit and run case: Witness identifies Salman Khan, says he took the driver's seat 09-10-2014 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: In a set back to actor Salman in the 2002 hit and run case, a key witness has told a Mumbai Court that the actor was driving the car which mowed down several people in 2002. The witness, a JW Mariott parking assistant said that Salman got behind the...
  • No vested interest within NCP to call off alliance with Congress, says Sharad Pawar 08-10-2014 10:43 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Sharad Pawar said that there was no vested interest within NCP to call off the alliance with Congress. "Last 15 years we have worked with Congress and would have liked to continue doing so. Situation created by state Congress leadership forced us to part ways,"...
  • Breaking of Shiv Sena-BJP alliance is very unfortunate, says Nitin Gadkari 08-10-2014 10:16 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Transport minister Nitin Gadkari said that the breaking of the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance was very unfortunate. "It was a clear understanding that party getting most seats will name the CM," said Gadkari. ...
  • Voter list confusion: As Assembly polls near, EC on overdrive to avoid Lok Sabha elections fiasco 07-10-2014 07:45 PM

    Mumbai: Lakhs of eligible voters were disenfranchised in the last Lok Sabha elections when they found their names missing from the voters list. Their anger, and sheer helplessness not only gave birth to a social media campaign but also forced a red faced Election Commission to apologise and assure the...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray slams PM Modi, asks why is he still obsessed with Gujarat 07-10-2014 11:02 AM

    Mumbai: With less than 10 days left for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only focusing on Gujarat and not concentrating on the rest of the country. Speaking exclusively to Network18, Thackeray also clarified that his party had nothing to...
  • Shiv Sena, MNS attack Modi, say PM has left his work in Delhi to hold sabhas in Maharashtra 07-10-2014 09:57 AM

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is campaigning rigorously in poll-bound Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena and Mahasrashtra Navnirman Sena have come together to attack him. For a second day in a row, Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna' has taken on Modi saying that the Prime Minister has left his work in Delhi...
  • Maharashtra elections: Sena hits out at PM Modi, questions his respect for Bal Thackeray 06-10-2014 09:22 AM

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns in poll-bound Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Monday hit out at him and questioned his respect for late Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Sena through its mouthpiece 'Saamna' questioned the recent break up of the 25-year-old alliance between Shiv Sena and BJP. The editorial...
  • Battle for Maharashtra: Sharad Pawar talks about NCP's game plan 05-10-2014 01:30 PM

    Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar talks about the party's strategy and game plan. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Pawar also voices out the reasons behind the breakup of the 15-year-old NCP-Congress alliance. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: No question of going along with BJP, says NCP chief Sharad Pawar 04-10-2014 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: In Maharashtra, where all parties are still coming to terms with broken alliances, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has dismissed any possibility to form an alliance with BJP. "There is no question of going with BJP," Pawar clarified over reports that the NCP may tie up with...
  • Maharashtra: Despite split with Shiv Sena, Gadkari says post-poll alliance possible 02-10-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Despite the bitter political political divorce between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the party is not ruling out a post poll alliance. "In the future we can meet and form an alliance," he said adding that...
  • We are not fighting against Congress, breakup unforunate: NCP's Supriya Sule 01-10-2014 01:15 PM

    Mumbai: Supriya Sule, the daughter of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and MP said that her party wanted to save the Congress-NCP alliance in the state. Speaking to CNN-IBN she said, "we were very keen on the alliance. We wanted the Congress to decide quickly. Sharad Pawar spoke to Sonia Gandhi....
  • Shiv Sena rules out pulling out of NDA government at Centre 30-09-2014 01:42 PM

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance has called it quits in Maharashtra, the former does not plan to pull out of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Shiv Sena has 18 MPs in the Lok Sabha. Anant Geete, the sole MP from Shiv Sena in the...
  • Afghan Diary: Democracy, a new era or namesake? 30-09-2014 11:57 AM

    The democratic transition is perhaps the most celebrated phenomenon in the history of Afghanistan. As the new president, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, takes oath in the presence of over 1,400 national and international guests, the war-torn country enters a new era which was long awaited. Democracy to Afghanistan has come at...
  • After BJP goes alone in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet 29-09-2014 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party parted ways in Maharashtra, Sena MP Anant Geete to resign from the Narendra Modi's Cabinet after the Prime Minister returns from his maiden US trip. Geete was the only Shiv Sena MP in the BJP-led NDA Cabinet. He was the Union Minister...
  • NCP looking to poach unhappy Congress leaders after break up 26-09-2014 01:16 PM

    Mumbai: A day after it snapped ties with the Congress, NCP is already looking to poach some disgruntled leaders in the former ally. After the Congress gave the South Karad seat to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, NCP is hoping to persuade the sitting MLA there Vikaskaka Undalkar to join its...
  • Shiv Sena not to declare candidate list publicly, calls BJP 'enemy of Maharashtra' 26-09-2014 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: A day after the split with the Bharatiya Janata Party, a sulking Shiv Sena has said that it won't declare its Maharashtra candidate list publicly. The party has asked candidates to directly fill forms for nomination. The Sena has also slammed the BJP in its mouthpiece 'Saamana'. The party...
  • After split with Sena, BJP tries to win over smaller parties; Congress ties up with SP in Maharashtra 26-09-2014 07:59 AM

    Mumbai: It is the dawn of a new chapter in Maharashtra politics as all four major parties in the state will go alone in the forthcoming Assembly Polls. After the Bharatiya Janata Party called off its alliance with the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party also announced its decision to...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP-Shiv Sena to hold core committee meetings today to discuss seat sharing 24-09-2014 03:51 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party are holding core committee meetings today to discuss the issue of seat sharing ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. BJP President Amit Shah is scheduled to go to Mumbai on Thursday to hold a meeting with state party workers. Shah is also...
  • Maharashtra polls: No breakthrough in BJP-Sena seat sharing talks, both stick to their demands 23-09-2014 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: Even after series of meetings, there have no breakthrough in the seat sharing talks between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Leaders of both parties met on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter to resolve the impasse. Trouble has been brewing in the 25-year-old alliance...
  • Maharashtra: Sena, BJP stick to their demands, but hope to resolve seat sharing issue soon 23-09-2014 10:34 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party will once again hold meeting to resolve the impasse over seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter. The 25-year-old alliance has been in trouble for past few days as both the parties have refused to...