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  • Modi wave just a media creation: Ajit Pawar 17-04-2014 11:59 AM

    Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar and Congress leader Ashok Chavan have cast their votes in the fifth phase of polling for the Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Congress-NCP alliance will continue after polls too: Supriya Sule 17-04-2014 09:27 AM

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule cast her vote in Baramati, Maharashtra, in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • MNS-BJP hidden pact out in open after support to Munde: NCP 16-04-2014 07:28 PM

    NCP on Wednesday said the decision of MNS to support the candidature of BJP leader Gopinath Munde in Beed Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra has exposed the secret pact between the two parties. NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said when former BJP President Nitin Gadkari took the initiative to include MNS...
  • Modi wave fuels BJP, Congress-NCP put up good fight in Maharashtra 16-04-2014 01:47 PM

    Mumbai: Nineteen Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra are voting on April 17. 6 seats in Marathwada, 10 Western in Maharashtra, 1 in Konkan and 2 in Northern Maharashtra will be voting on Thursday. The entire Vidarbha region has already voted on April 10. Maharashtra has 48 Lok Sabha seats. The...
  • Maharashtra goes for 2nd phase of LS polls on Thursday 16-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Nineteen constituencies across Maharashtra with an estimated 3.25 crore electorate will go to polls tomorrow to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in constituencies of western Maharashtra, Marathwada, Konkan are eligible...
  • Campaign for second phase of LS polling in Maharashtra concludes 15-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Mumbai: Campaign for the second phase of polling in Maharashtra where nearly 3.25 crore voters will be sealing the fate of 358 candidates including stalwarts like Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and BJP leader Gopinath Munde, came to an end on Tuesday. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in 19...
  • Maharashtra: 3.18 crore voters to decide fate of 338 candidates on April 24 15-04-2014 04:21 PM

    As many as 3.18 crore voters will exercise their franchise in Maharashtra on April 24 on 19 Lok Sabha seats to determine the fate of 338 candidates including biggies like Chhagan Bhujbal and Milind Deora during third phase of polling. Out of the 338 candidates in the electoral fray, 149...
  • NCP rebels vow to defeat Congress in Konkan 14-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Ratnagiri: Rebel NCP district workers led by legislator Deepak Kesarkar on Monday decided to vote for the Shiv Sena and defeat Congress candidate Nilesh Rane from the Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg Lok Sabha constituency in Konkan region. Kesarkar made the announcement in Sawantwadi at a meeting of over 1,500 party workers, a day...
  • Chavan credits Pawar for Congress-NCP's 'cohesive' poll campaign 14-04-2014 03:52 PM

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Monday credited NCP chief Sharad Pawar for the Congress-NCP's "cohesive and united" poll campaign and expressed confidence that the ruling alliance will better its tally of 25 seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. "I think the credit must be given to Pawar and...
  • Pawar, Congress's defeat evident on their faces: Naqvi 13-04-2014 11:43 PM

    The BJP has slammed Sharad Pawar over his remark. Party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that let it be Pawar or Congress, they are sure of their defeat. It is evident on their faces and their words. Earlier in the day, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar tweeted "Someone is dreaming to...
  • Pawar's dig at Modi, someone is 'dreaming' of becoming Hitler 13-04-2014 11:20 PM

    New Delhi: NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Sunday stepped up his attack on Narendra Modi, saying the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate is "dreaming" of becoming Hitler and asked people to foil his "attempt" in the Lok Sabha polls. "Someone is dreaming to become Hitler in this country. We shouldn't allow...
  • Pawar sacks NCP leader on refusal to campaign for Nilesh Rane 13-04-2014 06:55 PM

    Sindhudurg: Cracking the whip, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday removed the district unit president Bala Bhise for defying the party diktat to campaign for Congress candidate from Sindhudurg-Ratnagiri constituency Nilesh Rane and put sitting MLA Deepak Kesarkar on notice. Pawar announced his decision to replace Bhise with Victor Danteus...
  • 116 candidates in fray for six Mumbai LS seats 13-04-2014 06:52 PM

    All six constituencies in Mumbai which go to polls on April 24 are set to witness either triangular or four-cornered contests with Congress-NCP going all out to retain their bastions against the opposition onslaught banking on a "Modi wave". As many as 116 candidates are in fray for the six...
  • Maharashtra phase-II poll: 358 candidates in fray for 19 seats 13-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Nearly 3.25 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, in 19 constituencies during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in Maharashtra on April 17. Ten constituencies of Vidarbha...
  • Phase 4 of LS polls on Saturday; to cover 7 seats in four states 11-04-2014 05:03 PM

    The fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections will take place on Saturday covering seven constituencies in four states where over half-a-crore voters will decide the fate of 74 candidates. While the first phase of the nine phased electoral battle took place on April 7, the polling for the third phase...
  • MPs rating: Supriya Sule scores 6.4 out of 10 in performance 11-04-2014 08:34 AM

    New Delhi: NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule, first time sitting MP from Baramati in Maharashtra, scored 6.4 out of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. She scored 5.6 on accessibility and 6.6 on 10 for trustworthiness. She scored 6.6 for...
  • Lok Sabha poll: 56 per cent polling in ten LS seats in Maharashtra till 5 pm 10-04-2014 09:32 AM

    Nagpur: About 56 per cent voting was reported in the ten Lok Sabha constituencies of Vidarbha region of Maharashtra till 5 pm on Thursday, Election Commission sources said. The percentage is likely to go up as the polling was scheduled to end at 6 pm. The constituency-wise percentages till 5...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 26 pc voting registered in Lakshadweep islands 10-04-2014 07:48 AM

    Kavaratti: Around 26.19 per cent voters exercised their franchise till 11 am for the Lakshadweep Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. There are 44 polling booths in the Island territory comprising 27 islands, of which only 10 are inhabited, including the headquarters island of Kavaratti. Six contestants are in the fray...
  • BJP and Congress field candidates with criminal records 08-04-2014 11:51 PM

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party has topped in fielding nine candidates with criminal records, including some with serious charges, while Congress has fielded four such candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. As per candidates' affidavits submitted along with their nomination forms, besides these two major parties, the Nationalist Congess Party (NCP)...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • NCP releases poll manifesto, opposes Uniform Civil Code 07-04-2014 04:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday released its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Monday being an election day, the party put up its manifesto on its website. Amongst other features, the NCP said it does not support the imposition of a uniform civil code and will...
  • Congress-NCP alliance more cohesive ahead of polls, says Prithviraj Chavan 07-04-2014 03:02 PM

    The Congress-NCP tie-up in Maharashtra for last 15 years has struck the best ever co-ordination during Lok Sabha polls and it may help the alliance shore up its tally this elections, state Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has said. "The 2014 Lok Sabha election has probably brought both NCP and Congress...
  • Maharashtra: Political family scions, actors jump on poll bandwagon 06-04-2014 03:15 PM

    Descendants of political families, actors, professionals, and a former chief minister are in fray for election to 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra. The state, which accounts for the second highest number of Lok Sabha constituencies after Uttar Pradesh, goes to polls in three phases starting from April 10. In...
  • Sharad Pawar takes a dig at Modi, calls him a groom in a hurry 05-04-2014 11:20 PM

    Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday took a dig at Narendra Modi saying the BJP's PM nominee is a "groom in hurry" who has declared himself victorious even before the people's mandate is out. "Modi is a groom in a hurry. He is is behaving as if he has...
  • Maharashtra: BJP dismisses Cong-NCP charges against Gujarat government 05-04-2014 10:25 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP on Saturday rubbished the allegations of the Congress-NCP against Gujarat government that the latter had asked for reimbursement of Rs 22.5 crore for the cattle feed, which was provided to a state dairy as "drought relief" aid. Addressing a press conference, BJP spokesman Madhav Bhandari said that...
  • Strong undercurrents against Modi, BJP government unlikely: NCP 05-04-2014 02:47 PM

    There are "strong undercurrents" against BJP Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi which will severely dent BJP's poll prospects, an NCP spokesman said and claimed the Congress-led UPA will retain power with the help of regional and like-minded secular parties. "The BJP campaign is on the lines of American Presidential election....
  • LS polls: Chhagan Bhujbal files nomination for Nashik seat 04-04-2014 06:06 PM

    Maharashtra PWD minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Nashik Lok Sabha constituency amid huge fanfare. He reached the District Collectorate this afternoon accompanied by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar, Congress MLA from Sinnar Manikrao Kokate and Congress district President Rajaram Pangavhane. Earlier, Bhujbal left...
  • Tariq Anwar takes dig at BJP for fielding 'imported' candidates 03-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Union Minister Tariq Anwar on Thursday alleged that the BJP was fielding candidates imported from other parties. "The BJP has imported leaders from other parties and fielded them as candidates at several parliamentary seats in Bihar," Tariq, a senior NCP leader, told reporters after filing nomination from the Katihar Lok...
  • Congress, NCP criticise warring Thackeray cousins 03-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Congress and NCP in Maharashtra on Thursday criticised warring cousins, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS president Raj Thackeray, saying their fight was similar to television reality shows. For them, who served what to late Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray is more important than the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. "Batata...
  • Either BJP or Congress will emerge as single largest party: Pawar 03-04-2014 12:31 PM

    NCP chief Sharad Pawar is not ruling out the chances of the BJP emerging as the single largest party in 2014. ...