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  • NCP Kerala unit asks party to reconsider support to BJP 2 days ago

    Kochi: Kerala unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is opposed to the party's offer of unconditional outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra, appealed the party to reconsider the decision. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the state unit here tonight, as majority of...
  • BJP signals it is ready to do business once again with Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Shedding its initial reservations, BJP on Tuesday signaled it could do business with estranged ally Shiv Sena which sent two emissaries here for discussions with its leadership on government-formation in Maharashtra. At the same time, BJP also appeared not to close the option...
  • BJP claims support of 138 MLAs in Maharashtra, says will pass floor test 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday claimed that it has support of 138 MLAs in Maharashtra, including Independents and smaller parties. It has also raised question whether the BJP is leaning towards a minority government in the state. BJP's election in charge Om Mathur said that in the event...
  • Maharashtra: Congress hits back at NCP, says will never support Shiv Sena 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken hit back at National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar by saying that the party will never support Shiv Sena. The remarks came a day after Pawar said that the Congress has approached the party to jointly support Shiv Sena to form the government...
  • BJP keeps Shiv Sena, NCP guessing, decision on government formation in Maharashtra after Diwali 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party has left both the Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena guessing as the decision over the government formation will be taken after Diwali. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who is a BJP observer for Maharashtra, will visit the state only after Diwali to review the situation. Singh...
  • Shiv Sena hits out at NCP, calls it opportunist for extending support to BJP in Maharashtra 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday hit out at the Nationalist Congress Party for extending support to the Bharatiya Janata Party to form government in Maharashtra. Sena through its mouthpiece Saamana said, "Several parties are taking advantage of the fact that no party has got majority. The NCP an opportunist for...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 days ago

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  • Maharashtra verdict: Is an alliance between BJP and NCP politics of opportunism? 3 days ago

    NCP with its 41 seats has offered unconditional support in forming the government after BJP bagged 122 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls and falls short of majority by 23 seats. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena, NCP wait for BJP's final call in Maharashtra 3 days ago

    After the declaration of Maharashtra assembly poll results both Shiv Sena and NCP wait for BJP's final call on government formation. BJP emerged as single largest part with 122 seats after countings on Sunday. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: Guessing game on as BJP keeps Shiv Sena, NCP on hold 3 days ago

    It's a dilemma of plenty for the BJP. More than 24 hours after emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra, the BJP continues to play the guessing game. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: RSS refuses to intervene over NCP's support offer to BJP 3 days ago

    The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has refused to intervene over NCP's outside support offer to the BJP. It is upto the BJP to decide whether they want to take support of NCP," RSS said. BJP leader Shaina NC said, "we have to keep in mind the interest of the votes, the...
  • NCP has extended support to BJP keeping in mind the people of Maharashtra, says Majeed Memon 3 days ago

    NCP leader Majeed Memon said that the Bharatiya Janata Party needs to think about what Praful Patel has said. Patel had earlier said that NCP will offer external support to BJP, the single largest party in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Memon said that the NCP has to pay for the...
  • NCP Kerala unit unhappy over offer of support to BJP 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Kerala, a component of the CPI(M)-led LDF, has conveyed its reservations to the central leadership over the offer of support to the BJP to form the government in Maharashtra. The state unit voiced objection to the "unilateral way" the support was offered by the central...
  • Assembly election results: Saffron surge in Maharashtra 3 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party has become the first party since 1990 to win more than 100 seats. Their one arch rival, NCP, has offered outside support. BJP leader Rajiv pratap Rudy said, "Arun Jaitley and Rajnath Singh will be in Mumbai to discuss future course of action." ...
  • Will BJP pick NCP over Shiv Sena as the Modi wave sweeps Maharashtra? 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Maharshtra polls: Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt 4 days ago

    Nagpur: Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where separate statehood demand is a contentious issue, has overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP, which won 43 of the 62 seats while Congress suffered a setback. Congress' tally dropped from 24 in 2009 to 10 seats. BJP, a strong votary of small states, seems...
  • Assembly elections: BJP set to form government in Maharashtra with NCP support 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Riding the crest of a Narendra Modi wave, BJP is set to form government in Maharashtra for the first time on its own with surprise "outside support" from NCP as the Assembly poll threw up a hung House with the party emerging a clear winner but falling short of...
  • Who will BJP pick: Shiv Sena or NCP? 4 days ago

    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. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: Gopinath Munde's daughters retain family turf in Beed 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Daughters of the late BJP leader Gopinath Munde, Pankaja and Pritam, on Sunday won Parli Assembly and Beed Lok Sabha seats respectively, retaining their father's political legacy. Pankaja, Munde's eldest daughter and sitting BJP MLA, defeated her estranged cousin Dhananjay Munde, a Nationalist Congress Party...
  • BJP has to approach us for an alliance, says Uddhav Thackeray 4 days ago

    Mumbai: With Maharashtra staring at a hung Assembly and political parties busy making their calculations, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the BJP would have to approach it to discuss the possibilities of a coalition government in the state. "The BJP will have to approach us," Thackeray...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana 4 days ago

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya Janata...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special 4 days ago

    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. ...
  • Not suprised over NCP's move to back BJP government: Congress 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Congress is "not surprised" over NCP's announcement that it is willing to extend outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra. A senior AICC functionary on Sunday said, "It was well- planned. Now it is playing out what I had apprehended long back. We are not at...
  • Election Cartoons: After BJP emerges as the single largest party 4 days ago

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly nears its end giving BJP about 125 seats, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh thinks the Shiv Sena and NCP must be doing. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: NOTA secures third place in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli 4 days ago

    Gadchiroli: The NOTA (None of the Above) option received the third highest number of votes in Gadchiroli constituency, the hotbed of Naxals, during the Assembly election in Maharashtra. As many as 17,510 votes went in favour of NOTA at the end of the final 24th round of counting, as per...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will decide the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, says Sanjay Raut 4 days ago

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that they had come to know that NCP had offered BJP support. "Sena members had a meeting on Sunday. Uddhav Thackeray will ultimately decide about the alliance. It was not only Sena's decision to break the alliance in the first place," said Raut. ...
  • BJP to form government in Maharashtra: Amit Shah 4 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday gave enough indications that it was not averse to the outside support offered by NCP and made it clear that it will be going ahead with formation of government in Maharashtra. "As per norms of democracy, the largest party has the...