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  • Shiv Sena blinks first, offers support to BJP for government formation in Maharashtra: sources October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: As the suspense continues over the government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leaders met the Bharatiya Janata Party central leadership in the national capital. Sources said the Sena has offered support to the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra. Sena leaders Anil and Subhash Desai returned to Mumbai on Tuesday...
  • BJP looks for support in Maharashtra, party remains divided over CM candidate October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party may have chosen its chief minister for Haryana but the party continues to play the guessing game in Maharashtra. In order to cobble up the numbers, the BJP has reached out to smaller parties and Independents for support which is seen as an attempt to...
  • Will BJP pick NCP over Shiv Sena as the Modi wave sweeps Maharashtra? October 20, 2014

    With BJP emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra and yet falling short of reaching the halfway mark, it has two options, either to join hands with former ally Shiv Sena or the NCP. ...
  • Richest, poorest candidates defeated in Maharashtra polls October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The richest and poorest candidates who contested the Maharashtra assembly elections were defeated. However, the second richest candidate among a total of 1,356 contestants, BJP's Mangal Prabhat Lodha (58), won from the Malabar Hill constituency. Shiv Sena's Sunil Prabhu emerged triumphant from the Dindoshi assembly constituency in Mumbai,...
  • Maharashtra polls: Narayan Rane, Harshwardhan Patil among 14 former ministers who lost poll battle October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Cogress leaders Narayan Rane and Harshwardhan Patil were two of the fourteen former Maharashtra ministers, who have lost this year's state Assembly elections. While former Industries Minister Narayan Rane lost to Vaibhav Naik of Shiv Sena from Kudal constituency, former Co-operation minister and sitting MLA Harshawardhan Patil lost...
  • Maharashtra polls: MNS' only north Indian candidate loses seat to BJP rival October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Akhilesh Chaubey, a north Indian candidate fielded by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena in the state assembly polls, was defeated by BJP's Atul Bhatkhalkar from Kandivali East constituency. The MNS had caused eyebrows to raise as the party known for its anti-north Indian stand since its birth in 2006, had given...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special October 19, 2014

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP wrests all three seats from MNS in Nashik city October 19, 2014

    Nashik: The BJP has wrested all the three seats from MNS in Nashik city. Nashik-Central's sitting MNS legislator Vasant Gite was defeated by BJP's Devyani Pharande by a margin of 28,272 votes. Gite polled 33,276 votes while Pharande won by securing 61,548 votes. In Nashik-West, BJP's state unit general secretary...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP gung-ho, Shiv Sena optimistic, Congress and NCP hope for power again October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Bharatiya Janata Party riding high on the Narendra Modi wave, the party is hopeful of repeating its superlative performance in the Lok Sabha polls in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. With counting of votes beginning at 8 am on October 19, the party is confident of sweeping...
  • Battle for the States: Can the BJP dethrone the Congress governments in Haryana, Maharashtra? October 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN discusses the Narendra Modi wave and its impact on Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections with a panel of experts. ...
  • 'Raj Thackeray, Chautala emerge as most searched politicians' October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray and Indian National Lokdal's (INLD) Om Prakash Chautala have emerged as the most searched politicians in their respective states on Google. Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the two...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail October 14, 2014

    Mumbai: As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test on Wednesday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study. "Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular leader online leaving behind Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackrey," Google...
  • Modi is Indian PM, should move out of his Gujarat state of mind: MNS President Raj Thackeray October 13, 2014

    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 October 13, 2014

    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...
  • Sharad Pawar out of race for CM's post, won't take any post of power October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life. "I will turn 75 in a couple of years. I have been...
  • Maharashtra: RR Patil triggers controversy with rape remark, seeks apology October 11, 2014

    Sangli (Maharashtra): Three days before the Maharashtra assembly elections 2014, NCP leader RR Patil has stirred up a controversy by making a shocking statement at a rally in Sangli. Patil said that a certain MNS candidate Sudhakar Khade charged with rape should have committed the crime after the elections. ...
  • Battle for Maharashtra: Who has the edge? October 9, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took the election fight to Maratha strongman Sharad Pawar's thus-far unbreached fortress, Baramati. Modi became the first PM in more than three decades to campaign. Indira Gandhi had last canvassed in Baramti in 1980 with little success. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: EC serves notice to 7 candidates over paid news October 9, 2014

    Parbhani: The Election Commission's district media certification and monitoring committee (MCMC) has served notices for paid news to seven candidates after it was found that news published in several newspapers was "similar". Notices have been served to Maharashtra Assembly election candidates of Congress, NCP, BJP, Shiv sena, RPI, Shivsangram, MNS...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sharad Pawar wanted to join NDA before 2014 LS polls, says Raj Thackeray October 8, 2014

    Thane: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday alleged that NCP president and former union minister Sharad Pawar was planning to join the BJP-led NDA alliance before this year's Lok Sabha elections. "Pawar was going to join NDA, but some people in BJP did not let...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 7, 2014

    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 Anubha Bhonsle October 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India withdraws flag meet proposal as Pak continues firing across border October 7, 2014

    India on Tuesday toughened its stand on the border situation, after 24 hours of incessant firing and shelling by Pakistan troops across the Line of Control (LoC) that resulted in several casualties. India on Tuesday put withdraw the flag meeting with the Pakistan Army, deciding instead to wait for Islamabad...
  • PM Modi blunts Vidarbha propaganda, says BJP will form majority government in Maharashtra October 7, 2014

    Dhule/Jalgaon/Nagpur: Seeking to blunt the propaganda by rivals that BJP will divide Maharashtra if voted to power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said "no power" can split the state even as he asserted his party will secure an absolute majority in the Assembly polls. "Congress leaders have been spreading...
  • PM Modi hits back at MNS, claims Centre won't divide Maharashtra October 7, 2014

    Dhule: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit back at MNS chief Raj Thackeray and claimed that Centre has no plans of dividing Maharashtra. Modi called it a canard and said that Maharashtra would be incomplete without Mumbai. "After cotton and onion they started another lie saying Maharashtra will be...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray slams PM Modi, asks why is he still obsessed with Gujarat October 7, 2014

    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 targets Raj Thackeray October 7, 2014

    Shiv Sena leader Devendra Fadnavis targeted MNS chief Raj Thackeray for his comments against Modi. He said, "Raj Thackrey has spoken against Modi on earlier occasions but look at what happened to him during the LS elections." ...
  • Shiv Sena, MNS attack Modi, say PM has left his work in Delhi to hold sabhas in Maharashtra October 7, 2014

    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 is...
  • Maharashtra elections: MNS springs a surprise, gives ticket to a north Indian October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: In a move that has caused eyebrows to raise, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the party known for its anti-north Indian stand since its birth in 2006, has given candidature to a north Indian for the October 15 state Assembly polls. Akhilesh Chaubey, whose roots are traced to Jaunpur...
  • Teach 'Big 4' a lesson in Assembly polls: Raj Thackeray tells voters October 3, 2014

    Jalna (Maharashtra): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Friday slammed all four major parties - Shiv Sena, BJP, NCP and Congress - saying they have become "arrogant" and asked people to teach them a lesson in the October 15 polls. These political parties have become "arrogant" over the years and...
  • Raj Thackeray blames Sharad Pawar for Shiv Sena-BJP split October 2, 2014

    Nagpur: MNS chief Raj Thackeray has blamed NCP chief Sharad Pawar for the split in the 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP alliance just days ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls. "NCP Chief Sharad Pawar scripted the Sena-BJP alliance break up. Pawar had told BJP leaders that he will also snap ties with...