MAHARAHSTRA

  • Maharashtra polls: NCP's corruption will surge if again voted to power, says PM Modi October 12, 2014

    Pandharpur: Making a scathing attack on NCP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that if the Sharad Pawar-led party is voted to power again, it will further increase its "corrupt activities." "NCP is naturally corrupt. Since the time the party was born nothing has changed, their leaders have remained the...
  • Maharashtra ahead of Gujarat, says Rahul Gandhi October 12, 2014

    Ramtek: Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat on development front, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Sunday, dismissing claims made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other BJP leaders. "Maharashtra is ahead of Gujarat," Rahul said while addressing a poll rally in Maharashtra's Nagpur district. "They say we haven't done any...
  • Shiv Sena workers clean ground where Modi addressed rally October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Call it "Gandhigiri" or a response to the Prime Minister's cleanliness campaign, Shiv Sena workers on Sunday cleaned the Mahalaxmi racecourse ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed poll rally on Saturday night. Sena corporator Arun Dudhwadkar was on his routine morning walk on Sunday when he noticed the garbage...
  • BJP is not against any community, says Nitin Gadkari October 3, 2014

    Chandrapur: Union Minister for Transport and Rural Development Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the BJP is for development with true national spirit and is not against any community as projected by rival political parties. Gadkari was in the city to campaign for BJP candidates Sudhir Mungatiwar and Nana Shamkule who are...
  • Tussle over CM's post led to break up of alliances in Maharahstra September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The tussle over chief minister's post led to the break up of rival alliances of BJP-Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP ahead of the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls. The development was not unexpected given the fact that the BJP and the NCP, which were the junior partners...
  • BJP chose to part when we stood by it in its 'bure din': Aditya Thackeray September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Following the split with the BJP, the Shiv Sena blamed its former ally for "chosing to part ways" in spite of it standing by the party during its "bure din". In a series of tweets, Aditya Thackeray, son of Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, blamed "egos of vested" interests for the...
  • Former Maharahstra NCP minister Vijaykumar Gavit joins BJP September 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Vijaykumar Gavit, who faces charges of wealth accumulation by him and his family members in a disproportionate assets case, joined the BJP on Saturday. Gavit was welcomed to the party fold by Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Eknath Khadse. Responding to a query...
  • Toll in 13/7 Mumbai triple blasts climbs to 27 September 16, 2011

    Mumbai: The toll in the July 13 Mumbai triple blasts climbed to 27 with one more injured succumbing on Thursday evening, an official said. The victim has been identified as Prashant H Joshi, 34, and he breathed his last around 2.50 pm, at Sir JJ Hospital where he was undergoing...
  • Sena warns RSS to stay away from Mumbai issues February 1, 2010

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has taken on the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) over the issue of North Indians in Mumbai. In an article in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna on Monday party Executive President Uddhav Thackeray warned the RSS to stay away from any issue related to Mumbai. "RSS should not comment on...