ELECTIONS

  • Uddhav may attend Devendra Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony after Amit Shah calls him 32 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the swearing-in ceremoney of Maharashtra Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Shiv Sena, which said it will boycott the event, say sources. Sources say that BJP President Amit Shah and Fadnavis called Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and invited him to...
  • Congress' decision to break alliance improper: JMM 43 minutes ago

    Ranchi: The JMM on Friday termed as "improper" the Congress' decision of breaking their alliance in poll-bound Jharkhand. "How far is it proper on their part even after seeing the Lok Sabha elections? " JMM General Secretary Suprio Bhattacharya asked, reacting to AICC General Secretary BK Hariprasad's announcement marking the end...
  • Jharkhand: Congress to join hands with RJD, JDU after alliance with JMM breaks ahead of elections 2 hours 25 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Alliance between the Congress and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha has collapsed in the run-up to Assembly elections in the state. Congress will now join hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal and Janata Dal (United), said party general secretary B K Hariprasad. Hints of a break-up were visible on October 27 when several...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in as Maharashtra CM today, Sena to boycott ceremony 6 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister on Friday at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. A thick security blanket has been thrown in and around Wankhede Stadium as the mega ceremony is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony 15 hours 13 minutes ago

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 16 hours 59 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 17 hours 14 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack 17 hours 24 minutes ago

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • BJP humiliated us by not offering any berths, will boycott Maharashtra CM's swearing-in: Shiv Sena 17 hours 54 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As the Bharatiya Janata Party gears up to form its first government in Maharashtra, former ally Shiv Sena has decided to boycott the swearing-in of Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis on Friday. The Shiv Sena said that they have been constantly humiliated by the BJP despite claims of talks...
  • With no offers from BJP, Shiv Sena decides to skip swearing-in of Fadnavis as the Maharashtra CM 22 hours 7 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has made it clear that it will not attend the swearing-in of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis as the Maharashtra Chief Minister on Friday. In the first BJP government in Maharashtra, 44-year-old Fadnavis, a four-time MLA from Nagpur, will be administered the oath of office...
  • Life changed after Devendra Fadnavis was elected as Maharashtra CM, says his wife Amrita Yesterday

    Devendra Fadnavis's wife Amrita says her life has changed since her husband was declared the new Chief minister of Maharashtra. She said, "I feel happy, but there is a sense of responsibility as well. Given that there are lot of expectations I will have to juggle a lot. My career...
  • Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay welcomes SC's decision on government formation Yesterday

    Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party president Satish Upadhyay welcomes the Supreme Court's decision regarding the formation of a government in the national capital. The party chief promised to convey the decision of the party at the right time. ...
  • Maharashtra: Sena warns BJP against NCP support, says the move will raise questions on its credibility Yesterday

    Mumbai: A day before the Bharatiya Janata Party government is set to take oath in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamana' has come out with an editorial, warning it against taking the Nationalist Congress Party's support. In the editorial, Sena says that it is a matter of pride that Maharashtra is...
  • Congress declares 15 candidates for J&K polls Yesterday

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday announced 15 candidates for the first phase of assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir which included Imtiyaz Paray, son of anti-militancy group founder Kuka Paray, among others. The party also declared Mohammad Sharief Niaz from Bhaderwah constituency, from where former...
  • J&K polls: Committee set up in Reasi to keep a check on 'paid news' Yesterday

    Jammu: To keep a check on "paid news" in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the Reasi district authorities on Wednesday constituted a media certification and monitoring committee. "District election officer Shabir Ahmed Bhatt constituted the media certification and monitoring committee, besides establishing a media-monitoring cell to keep...
  • J&K elections: Former NC leader, 5 others join PDP Yesterday

    Srinagar: A former senior leader of ruling National Conference and a noted doctor were among the six people who joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday. "Prominent political activist and senior NC leader from Rajpora assembly constituency in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, Abdul Ahad Tantray, joined the party at a...
  • Maharashtra: Ahead of swearing in, Independents await word from BJP Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP has not made any formal offer so far to the seven Independent MLAs in return for support to the new government, to be sworn in on October 31. The group of independents had earlier sought a couple of ministerial posts and chairmanship of state-run corporations. However, with...
  • West Bengal: BJP urges EC to declare TMC 'terrorist party' Yesterday

    Kolkata: In the wake of increasing incidents of violence and surfacing of terror modules in West Bengal, state BJP unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to EC requesting it to declare TMC a 'terrorist party'. "Today we met the chief electoral officer of West Bengal and informed him about the...
  • BJP sets up election campaign, management committees for J&K polls Yesterday

    Jammu: BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit has setup State Election Campaign and Management Committees to ensure smooth conduct of the five-phased Assembly elections beginning on November 25. According to the party spokesperson, Dr Nirmal Singh will be the chairman of the state Election Campaign Committee and Sat Sharma as its...
  • Sharad Pawar's MCA gives Wankhede Stadium for free for Maharashtra oath taking Yesterday

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar-led Mumbai Cricket Association will charge no fee for lending its Wankhede Stadium for hosting swearing-in ceremony of the first BJP government in Maharashtra on October 31. 44-year-old Devendra Fadnavis, who was elected leader of the BJP Legislature Party, will take oath of office along with few others...
  • Lieutenant Governor says he will explore possibilities of a new government in Delhi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Dr. Najeeb Jung has issued a statement that he would explore all possibilities of installing a popular government with the leaders of all political parties over the next few days. Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung met Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday. ...
  • Jharkhand elections: Notification issued for 1st phase polling 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Notification for the first phase of polling in 13 of the 81 Jharkhand Assembly seats was issued on Tuesday. The seats where polling will be held on November 25 are Chatra (SC), Gumla (ST), Bishunpur (ST), Lohardaga (ST), Manika (ST), Latehar (SC), Panki, Daltonganj, Bishrampur, Chhatarpur (SC), Hussainabad, Garhwa and...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to take oath as Maharashtra CM on Friday; Shiv Sena gives portfolio proposal to BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis will take his oath as the Maharashtra chief minister on Friday after Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs unanimously voted for him on Tuesday. Meanwhile senior Shiv Sena leaders met on Tuesday and forwarded a proposal to the BJP asking for assurance on portfolios. "The Governor has invited us to...
  • There is no infighting in Maharashtra BJP: Pankaja Munde 2 days ago

    Ending the suspense, state chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis has been unanimously elected by the party MLAs to be Maharashtra's next Chief Minister. The name of Fadnavis was proposed by Leader of Opposition in the outgoing Assembly Eknath Khadse. ...
  • Devendra Fadvanis: From ABVP worker to Maharashtra CM 2 days ago

    Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis was born on 22 July 1970. He has been the president of Maharashtra state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party and an MLA from Nagpur. He has also served as Mayor of Nagpur. ...
  • J&K polls: BJP to tap social media to reach out to voters 2 days ago

    Jammu: With BJP keen to replicate its success in Haryana and Maharashtra in the upcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has decided to utilize social media to reach out to the voters in the state. During the Lok Sahba elections held earlier this year, the social media...
  • Maharashtra: Wait till new CM takes oath, says Sena on supporting BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Asserting that it has not demanded any specific portfolios from BJP, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that it will wait till the swearing-in of new Chief Minister before taking a final call on supporting its former ally. "There is a lot of false news being spread in the...
  • Will develop Maharashtra like PM Modi has taken India forward: Fadnavis 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Bhartiya Janata Party's Maharashtra Chief Minister elect Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday evening extended his gratitude to the party leaders for electing him as the leader of newly elected BJP legislature. The CM-elect hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and vowed that he will replicate the development work that the PM is...
  • Devendra Fadnavis: An 'Ajathashathru' & young achiever in politics 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis was born on 22 July 1970. He has been the president of Maharashtra state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party and an MLA from Nagpur. He has also served as Mayor of Nagpur. His political career started in the early nineties, when he joined the BJP as...
  • Devendra Fadnavis elected by BJP MLAs as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Ending the suspense, state chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis has been unanimously elected by the party MLAs to be Maharashtra's next Chief Minister. The name of Fadnavis was proposed by Leader of Opposition in the outgoing Assembly Eknath Khadse. His name was seconded by his counterpart...