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  • Maharashtra polls: NCP leader Kakde's nomination declared invalid 13 hours 21 minutes ago

    Pune: Senior NCP leader and spokesman Ankush Kakde's nomination as the party candidate for a city Assembly seat for October 15 elections was officially declared invalid during scrutiny on Monday. Kakde's nomination was rejected as he had missed on tagging a mandatory election affidavit to his nomination forms. A close...
  • Congress is not our political rival: NCP leader Sunil Tatkare 16 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Despite parting ways with the Congress which was the Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) ally for 15 years, the NCP said on Monday that its former partner is not its political adversary. "Shiv Sena-BJP were our main political rivals. There is no question of considering Congress as our adversary," NCP Maharashtra...
  • Assembly polls: Everybody has an outside chance in Maharashtra 17 hours 14 minutes ago

    Mumbai: For the first time, all major political parties in Maharashtra have taken a gamble in its recent political history. The 25-year-old relationship between the Shiv Sena and the BJP ended on a sour note, last week. On the same day, the ruling Congress and NCP also ended their relationship. All...
  • Maharashtra elections: I tried to save the Congress-NCP alliance, says Prithviraj Chavan 21 hours 44 minutes ago

    Former chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan who turned in his resignation on Friday accused former ally NCP of conspiring with opposition BJP and alleged that the two parties had a gameplan prior to the split. Chavan said that he tried to salvage the 15-year-old alliance between the NCP and...
  • NCP in talks with Samajwadi Party on forming alliance Yesterday

    Mumbai: NCP, which parted ways with Congress, ending their 15-year-long alliance in Maharashtra ahead of the October 15 Assembly polls, on Monday said it was holding talks with Samajwadi Party for a possible tie-up for the elections. "We were always of the view that smaller and like-minded parties should align with...
  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination Yesterday

    Mumbai: As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with approximately 7,401 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said Sunday. The final list of candidates...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress, NCP rebels flock BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Congress and NCP rebels, including sitting MLAs and ministers who joined the BJP ahead of next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra, figure in the list of the party candidates in more than a dozen constituencies. These rebels are likely to queer the pitch for the official nominees of both the...
  • Maharashtra: NCP broke alliance with Congress as it was cosying up to BJP, says Prithviraj Chavan 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Even as the Union Cabinet recommended President's Rule in poll-bound Maharashtra after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned following the end of the 15-year-old Congress-NCP alliance in the state, Chavan blamed the NCP for the breakup. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Chavan claimed that the NCP broke the...
  • Congress betrayed SP by backtracking on alliance: Abu Azmi 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Accusing the Congress of betrayal, Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Saturday said the former backtracked on alliance with his party as Congress' central leadership was not keen on it. Addressing a press conference, Azmi, the state president of Samajwadi Party, said Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and state Congress President...
  • NCP hits at Gulam Nabi Azad over time-bound poll statement 2 days ago

    Jammu: Hitting out at Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad for his time-bound poll statement, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Saturday said that Congress was more concerned about politics than rehablitation of flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir. "We condemn the statement of former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi...
  • Maharashtra CM's resignation accepted by Governor 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday accepted the resignation of Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and asked him to continue till "alternative arrangements" are made, a statement from the Raj Bhavan said. Chavan tendered the resignation on Friday after his government was reduced to a minority as the ally NCP...
  • Nitish Rane, Rahul Thakre in Congress' last list for Maharashtra polls 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Rahul Thakre and Nitesh Rane, sons of Maharashtra PCC Chief Manikrao Thakre and state campaign chief Narayan Rane, figure in the third and final list of 26 Congress candidates for the Assembly polls released this afternoon. While Rahul has been made the nominee from...
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  • Maharashtra needs 'dynamic governance', says NCP's Ajit Pawar 3 days ago

    Pune: In an oblique reference to the alleged slow pace of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's administration, NCP leader Ajit Pawar who kicked off his poll campaign on Friday, said the state needs "dynamic governance". Alluding to Prithviraj Chavan's much publicised retort to the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that he would...
  • Maharashtra CM Chavan quits after NCP pulls out of government ahead of Assembly elections 3 days ago

    Maharashtra: With just a few days to go for Maharahstra Assembly elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday submitted his resignation to Governor CV Rao after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) broke ties with Congress and pulled out of the state government. Chavan's government had been reduced to a minority...
  • A day after break-up, Congress accuses NCP of cheating with BJP 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Putting up a brave face after its alliance in Maharashtra fell apart, Congress on Friday targeted NCP alleging that it was trying to "get close" to BJP, which was quick to rule out any truck with Sharad Pawar's party. "This is not surprising for us because we knew that...
  • Tussle over CM's post led to break up of alliances in Maharahstra 3 days ago

    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...
  • NCP, Congress parted ways due to significant differences: Sharad Pawar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Significant differences on "critical issues" forced NCP to take "bold" step of ending the 15-year-old alliance with Congress in Maharashtra, party chief Sharad Pawar on Friday said. The Maratha strongman also said that his party would seek support of "other secular parties" for the assmebly polls in October. In a...
  • Only Congress is capable of giving Maharashtra a corruption free government, says Ajay Maken 3 days ago

    Congress is confident of contesting all 288 seats for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections, said Congress leader Ajay Maken. Maken also said that Congress is the only party in the state that is capable of giving the people a corruption free government. ...
  • Maharashtra Governor considering President's Rule after Congress-NCP split, say sources 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor CV Rao is exploring the option of imposition of President's rule in the state after NCP withdrew its support to the Congress government, sources have informed. The BJP also approached the Governor seeking the imposition of President's rule in the state. Even though the elections have been notified...
  • BJP meets Governor, requests President Rule in Maharashtra 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday met Maharashtra Governor CV Rao and requested him to impose President Rule in the state after the ruling coalition government of Congress-Nationalist Congress Party split. Sources told CNN-IBN that Rao was exploring options to impose President Rule in the state which goes to polls...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP confident despite the split with Shiv Sena 3 days ago

    BJP leader Shaina NC told CNN-IBN that the party tries to save its alliance with its 25-year-old ally Shiv Sena but was confident about the polls despite the split. ...
  • NCP looking to poach unhappy Congress leaders after break up 3 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after it snapped ties with the Congress, NCP is already looking to poach some disgruntled leaders in the former ally. After the Congress gave the South Karad seat to Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, NCP is hoping to persuade the sitting MLA there Vikaskaka Undalkar to join its...
  • No question of alliance with NCP, says Maharashtra BJP 3 days ago

    After its break-up with the Shiv Sena, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that there is no question of going with the NCP, which also snapped ties with the Congress on Thursday. ...
  • After split with Sena, BJP tries to win over smaller parties; Congress ties up with SP in Maharashtra 4 days ago

    Mumbai: It is the dawn of a new chapter in Maharashtra politics as all four major parties in the state will go alone in the forthcoming Assembly Polls. After the Bharatiya Janata Party called off its alliance with the Shiv Sena, the Nationalist Congress Party also announced its decision to...
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  • Maharashtra polls: Congress will ally with SP, says Prithviraj Chavan 4 days ago

    Mumbai: After the Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday announced to call off its ties with the Congress, the Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan informed that the Congress will go into assembly polls along with Mulayam Singh's Samajwadi Party. The ruling party in the state said that although they offered ten more seats...
  • Maharashtra Elections: Offered more seats to NCP but they remained adamant, claims Congress 4 days ago

    Mumbai: After the Nationalist Congress Party on Thursday announced to call off its ties with the Congress, the ruling party in the state said that although they offered ten more seats to the NCP, they latter was adamant to fight on 144 seats and were also demanding an equal share...
  • Political upheavel in Maharashtra, BJP ends alliance with Shiv Sena, NCP dumps Congress 4 days ago

    Mumbai: In a massive upheavel in the Maharashtra politics, the Bharatiya Janata Party ended its 25-year-old alliance with the Shiv Sena while the Nationalist Congress Party called off its ties with the Congress. The NCP, which had been in an alliance with the Congress for 15-years, declared that Deputy Chief...