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  • Shiv Sena shields BJP, says ceremony will wash off sins of NCP-Congress 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding its decision to boycott the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister, the Shiv Sena on Friday provided covering fire to BJP from criticism for organising a lavish event, saying the ceremony will "wash off sins" of the previous government. "You (Congress and NCP) have looted Maharashtra in...
  • Maharashtra: Ahead of swearing in, Independents await word from BJP Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP has not made any formal offer so far to the seven Independent MLAs in return for support to the new government, to be sworn in on October 31. The group of independents had earlier sought a couple of ministerial posts and chairmanship of state-run corporations. However, with...
  • BJP should live upto its promise of bringing back black money, says Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The political furore is on even after the Narendra Modi government, refusing to make public the names of black money account holders, submitted instead in a sealed envelope, a list containing the names of 627 individuals holding such accounts to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The SC refused...
  • Blackmoney: BJP seems to be shielding certain people, says NCP leader Majeed Memon 2 days ago

    NCP leader Majeed Memon commented on the recent development saying that on Tuesday, the Supreme Court's wrath had made the government put forward the names of all the black money account holders in a sealed envelope so that the apex court can take the necessary action. But it appears as...
  • We will not destabilise the government in Maharashtra, says NCP 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra on Monday told CNN-IBN that it did not intend to destabilise the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the state. The party also said that it would not join the coalition government. Party spokesperson Nawab Malik said that the NCP will abstrain from voting...
  • Rajnath Singh to visit Mumbai on Tuesday 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will travel to Mumbai on Tuesday to chair a meeting of BJP legislature party to elect its leader, who will lead the party's government in Maharashtra. "The Home Minister will visit Mumbai on October 28," sources close to him said here today. Singh will visit Mumbai...
  • BJP 'not very keen' on forming coalition government with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra 5 days ago

    Mumbai: As back channel talks continued between Shiv Sena and BJP to explore the possibility of a coalition government in Maharashtra, there were strong indications on Saturday that the latter may form a government on its own with NCP's outside support in keeping with the "sentiment" in the party. "It...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on BJP as party sweeps Maharashtra Assembly Elections 6 days ago

    Cyrus Broacha takes on the BJP's celebrations in Maharashtra after sweeping the elections there and the continuing guessing game over its alliance with the NCP or the Shiv Sena. ...
  • J&K: NCP praises PM Modi for celebrating Diwali with flood-hit people 6 days ago

    Jammu: Nationalist Congress party (NCP) on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for celebrating Diwali with the flood-hit people of Jammu and Kashmir. The party also appreciated the move of the Prime Minister of celebrating the festival with the soldiers guarding the frontier at the Siachen glacier. State NCP chief...
  • NCP Kerala unit asks party to reconsider support to BJP October 21, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 21, 2014

    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 October 20, 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. ...
  • Maharashtra verdict: Is an alliance between BJP and NCP politics of opportunism? October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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? 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...
  • Maharshtra polls: Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt October 19, 2014

    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 October 19, 2014

    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? October 19, 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. ...