Maharashtra Civic Polls

  • BJP dumps Sena, occupy Mayor, Dy Mayor posts in Nagpur March 5, 2012

    Nagpur: Ruling BJP, which had struck pre-poll alliance with its traditional partner Shiv Sena, on Monday dumped the latter during the mayoral elections. The BJP for the first time did not offer the post of Deputy Mayor to the Shiv Sena. The BJP's city unit president Anil Sole became the new...
  • Maharashtra CM 'shocked' by BMC poll results February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In what came as a major setback for the Congress and the NCP, the first big electoral battle of 2012 has gone in favour of the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine that managed to retain power in the prestigious Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the country's richest civic...
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  • Is Bal Thackeray still the boss of Mumbai? February 17, 2012

    The Shiv Sena-BJP combine retain Thane and Nagpur as well; NCP emerges as the single largest party in Pune. ...
  • Nagpur: Ruling BJP emerges as single largest February 17, 2012

    Nagpur: Though the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to emerge as the single largest party in the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), it received a jolt when the party candidate and Mayor Archana Dehankar and her deputy Shekhar Sawarbandhe of the ally Shiv Sena lost the polls. The election to...
  • Maha polls: No party gets clear majority in Akola February 17, 2012

    Akola: No party has won a clear majority in the Akola Municipal Corporation, as the results of Thursday's election came in on late Friday afternoon. The Congress and the BJP, with 18 seats each, are the biggest parties in 73-member House. Party-wise final results are as follows: Congress (18), NCP (5),...
  • People have dismissed the Cong-NCP alliance: Shiv Sena February 17, 2012

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the alliance with RPI has helped the party in the Maharashtra civic polls. ...
  • BMC goes to Shiv Sena-BJP, NCP leads in Pune February 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine retains their dominance in the Mumbai civic polls, moving ahead of the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance. In what comes as a major setback for the Congress and the NCP, the BJP-Sena alliance is set to take control of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the...
  • BMC results a slap on Cong-NCP's face: Shiv Sena February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday said the verdict in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls was a slap on the face of the Congress-NCP alliance. "Mumbaikars have slapped Congress-NCP on the face," Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut said. The Sena-BJP-RPI alliance appears set...
  • Maha civic polls: Nagpur Mayor from BJP loses February 17, 2012

    Nagpur: In an upset, ruling BJP's outgoing Mayor Archana Dehankar and Deputy Mayor Shekhar Sawarbandhe of Shiv Sena have lost to Congress nominees in their respective seats, as counting of votes for Nagpur Municipal Corporation is underway. Congress candidates Harshada Sabde and Prashant Dhawad defeated Dehankar and Sawarbandhe respectively. Out of 36...
  • Maha civic polls: Sena-BJP combine retains Thane February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena retained Thane in the Maharashtra civic polls. The Shiv Sena-BJP alliance took the top spot in the Thane Municipal Corporation polls on Friday. Out of the 130 seats, Congress and the NCP alliance bagged 52 and the Shiv Sena, BJP and...
  • Mumbai polls: Sena-BJP set to retain power February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Counting of votes for the richest civic body in India, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) indicated that the leads were in favour of the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance. However, it looks unlikely for the combine to be able to hold a majority. The trends indicate a hung civic body in Mumbai,...
  • No Anna impact as NCP sweeps Maha civic polls December 14, 2011

    Mumbai: It is phase two of the Municipal Council polls in Maharashtra on Wednesday. But it is being seen as a token phase since Sharad Pawar's NCP virtually swept the polls in the first phase itself. What is bigger is that Anna Hazare's anti-corruption campaign seems to have had no...
  • No Anna effect: Cong, NCP sweep Maha civic polls March 23, 2012

    Mumbai: It is a big sweep for the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress in the Maharashtra civic polls with the parties winning as many as 80 local bodies. The opposition parties, Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to bag just 14 civic bodies. The results suggest that anti-corruption...
  • Gopinath Munde wants MNS in BJP-Shiv Sena fold February 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of Civic polls in Maharashtra, senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde has proposed a new alliance to beat the opposition. He wants the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra to join hands with the rabble rousing MNS - But will the shiv sena be game? Gopinath Munde turned...