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  • BJP will get absolute majority in Maharashtra polls: Prakash Javadekar 27 minutes ago

    Nashik: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that BJP will get an absolute majority in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections. "People will vote for good governance and stable government. They will vote for BJP and we will get an absolute majority in the state Assembly elections. People...
  • BJP will bring back one-party era with absolute majority: Rajiv Pratap Rudy 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    Nagpur: The BJP will get absolute majority by winning more than 180 seats in upcoming Assembly elections in Maharashtra and install a first single-party government after a span of 25 years, senior BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said on Tuesday. "For the first time after a long spell of 25 years,...
  • PM to hit campaign trail in Maharashtra, Haryana on October 4 1 hour 47 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As BJP seeks to wrest control of Haryana and Maharashtra from Congress in October 15 assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the party's campaign in the two states from October 4. BJP sources said party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi will also campaign in Maharashtra....
  • Positive change taking place under Modi's leadership: Venkaiah Naidu 1 hour 56 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The country has seen a turnaround since the Narendra Modi-led BJP government came to power at the Centre, with GDP growth rate rising to 5.6 per cent and other development parameters looking up, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Tuesday. "Change is definitely happening. Development growth rate rose to...
  • NCP withdrew support in Maharashtra with eye on Union Cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan 2 hours 41 minutes ago

    Tuljapur: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday charged that NCP had withdrawn support to his government with an eye on Union Cabinet berths and as part of a "game plan" worked out with BJP. "NCP has given the state (which is under central rule) to BJP by withdrawing...
  • Ahead of Maharashtra polls, HC orders drive to remove illegal hoardings 2 hours 56 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections of October 15, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked all the municipal corporations and councils to conduct a special drive to remove illegal hoardings and banners. The division bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka said the drive...
  • Shiv Sena will not win more than 20-22 seats: Narayan Rane 4 hours 8 minutes ago

    Tuljapur (Maharashtra): Former Industries Minister Narayan Rane took potshots at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, claiming that it will not get more than 20-22 seats in the October 10 state Assembly elections. "So Uddhav Thackeray is now dreaming to be the CM of Maharashtra but can he become the CM by...
  • Decision on continuing in NDA after talks with PM, says Uddhav Thackeray 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will take a decision on whether to withdraw from the NDA after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday, indicating that the party may continue in the Centre's ruling coalition despite parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra. ...
  • Prakash Chautala, Congress come under BJP chief's sharp attack 5 hours 36 minutes ago

    Narnaund (Hisar): BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday hit out at Om Prakash Chautala, a former chief minister of poll-bound Haryana saying his "arrogance" remains the same despite his sentencing in the teachers' recruitment scam. He also attacked Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda led Congress, accusing the party of pushing the...
  • Madhya Pradesh could soon be country's ideal state: Piyush Goyal 6 hours 31 minutes ago

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh could emerge as an ideal state because of its growth in sectors like energy, agriculture and IT, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. "The way Madhya Pradesh under the leadership of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is progressing in the field of energy, agriculture, tourism and IT...
  • Shiv Sena rules out pulling out of NDA government at Centre 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    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 Modi...
  • Maharashtra elections: Sharad Pawar doesn't rule out post-poll alliance with Congress, says won't go with BJP 9 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar refuted all rumours of forming an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Maharashtra. Speaking exclusively to Network18, Pawar said, "NCP will prefer a secular formation. There is no question of going with the BJP." The NCP parted ways with Congress in...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress fields 27 women candidates; BJP 21 9 hours 50 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's wife Ameeta, who is making her electoral debut in Maharashtra Assembly polls, and late BJP leader Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja Munde are among the key women legislators testing their luck this time, with the Congress firmly in the driver's seat fielding the highest number of...
  • Maharashtra elections: Uddhav and Raj's parallel politics change equations 11 hours 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray has asked Anant Geete, the Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries, to resign from the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Geete is expected to tender his resignation as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in India from his US tour. It is very...
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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey Yesterday

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  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change Yesterday

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • Delhi: BJP appeals to RWAs to take part cleanliness drive Yesterday

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Monday urged the city's RWAs and trader organisations to take part in the cleanliness campaign in large numbers. "RWAs, traders' organisations and BJP workers should implement the Clean India Campaign of Prime Minister with full honesty. It should not be a symbolic program because this...
  • Assembly polls: Everybody has an outside chance in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Mumbai: For the first time, all major political parties in Maharashtra have taken a gamble in its recent political history. The 25-year-old relationship between the Shiv Sena and the BJP ended on a sour note, last week. On the same day, the ruling Congress and NCP also ended their relationship. All...
  • Press lotus symbol so hard that current is felt in Italy: Amit Shah Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Launching BJP's campaign for Haryana Assembly polls, party president Amit Shah on Monday alleged that corruption had flourished during the successive governments in state and sought a decisive mandate for all-round development of the state. "For 20 years, we are seeing Hooda and Chautala (ruling the state). One comes and...
  • RPI-BJP deal: Is Athawale the real beneficiary in the name of Dalits? Yesterday

    Mumbai: In the home state of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale has made an electoral pact with the BJP. It easily got him a Rajya Sabha membership before the Lok Sabha polls and now eight seats in the Assembly elections. However, this move is not being welcomed...
  • Shiv Sena lashes out at RPI(A) chief for allying with BJP Yesterday

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the RPI(A) chief has "betrayed" dalits, whom he represents. "Ramdas Athawale switched sides to make an alliance with the BJP only to grab the goodies offered...
  • Maharashtra elections: I tried to save the Congress-NCP alliance, says Prithviraj Chavan Yesterday

    Former chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan who turned in his resignation on Friday accused former ally NCP of conspiring with opposition BJP and alleged that the two parties had a gameplan prior to the split. Chavan said that he tried to salvage the 15-year-old alliance between the NCP and...
  • After BJP goes alone in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet Yesterday

    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 of...
  • NCP in talks with Samajwadi Party on forming alliance Yesterday

    Mumbai: NCP, which parted ways with Congress, ending their 15-year-long alliance in Maharashtra ahead of the October 15 Assembly polls, on Monday said it was holding talks with Samajwadi Party for a possible tie-up for the elections. "We were always of the view that smaller and like-minded parties should align with...
  • PM Modi redefined India at Madison Square Garden, says BJP Yesterday

    The Bharatiya Janata Party hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to NRIs at Madison Square Garden in New York. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "I think the best statement that Narendra Modi made in US is that 21st century is the century of India. He redefined the concept of India...
  • Maharashtra elections: Raj Thackeray attacks BJP, says split with Shiv Sena planned a month ago Yesterday

    Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack against the BJP for ending its 25-year-old alliance with the Uddav Thackeray led-Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray said here Sunday that had patriarch Bal Thackeray been alive, he would have ended the alliance a month ago. "Do you think that the BJP...
  • Delhi BJP headquarters prepare for PM Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden 2 days ago

    BJP headquarters in New Delhi prepares for PM Narendra Modi's speech at Madison Square Garden. "Food arrangements have been made for media persons, workers and officials. Arrangements have been made for a special screening of the speech at Ramlila Maidan," said Sambit Patra Spokesperson of BJP. ...
  • Two BJP leaders to represent India at Haj pilgrimage 2 days ago

    Jeddah: Two senior BJP politicians will represent India at this year's Haj where over 1.3 lakh Indian pilgrims are scheduled to take part. Arif Beg, a former federal minister who hails from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh and Abdul Rasheed Ansari, National President of party's minority wing, of Delhi would arrive in...
  • Governor had asked Shiv Sena, BJP if they can form interim government 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Before imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra, Governor Vidyasagar Rao had written separate letters to Shiv Sena and BJP seeking to know if they could form an interim government in the state after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned on Friday. The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had split on September 25...