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  • Maharashtra: Keen for alliance but if not possible, options open, says Prithiviraj Chavan 7 hours 13 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As the Congress and NCP bargain hard over seat-sharing for the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, state Chief Minister Prithiviraj Chavan on Monday said that his party was "keen" for an alliance but is willing to go alone if need be. Chavan, who was in Delhi meeting Congress chief...
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    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Times Square, US. ...
  • News 360: Mangalyaan's engine successfully testfired, Mars mission goes into final lap 9 hours 5 minutes ago

    The Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday successfully test fired the main liquid engine of India's Mars Orbiter Mission, which has been in sleep mode for 10 months. The Mars Orbiter Mission will enter the red planet's atmosphere on September 24. ...
  • Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena, Congress-NCP alliances hang in balance over seat-sharing for polls 10 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The two principal alliances that play the major role in the Maharashtra political scene are floundering in the heat of elections. The seat-sharing tussle continues between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on the one hand and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv...
  • NCP, Congress will hold discussion on seat sharing issue: Prithviraj Chavan 12 hours 39 minutes ago

    NCP will hold more discussions with the Congress top brass regarding the seat sharing issue, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. Congress and its ally in Maharashtra, NCP is waging a bitter battle over seat sharing in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections....
  • Maharashtra polls: No decision on seat sharing yet, NCP, Congress to hold separate meetings 18 hours 16 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party's core committee will meet on Monday as its seat sharing deadlock with the Congress for the Maharashtra Assembly elections continues. The Congress has refused to toe NCP's ultimatum saying it can give only 124 seats to the NCP instead of the 144 demanded by the...
  • Maharashtra: CM Chavan snubs NCP over 'ultimatum', says is firm in saddle Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday snubbed NCP over an "ultimatum" given by party leader Praful Patel on its demand to contest 144 seats in October 15 Assembly elections, saying that such discussions are not held through press conferences. "Such discussions are not held through press conferences. Talks are...
  • Ready to give few seats to NCP, sticking to a number won't work: Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: With NCP not budging from its demand, Maharashtra Congress President Manikrao Thakre on Sunday said his party was willing to give its ally a few seats but if it remains "inclined" towards a particular number then things "will not work out". State Congress leaders had a meeting at...
  • NCP core panel meet on Monday to decide on deadlock with Congress Yesterday

    New Delhi: Putting pressure on ally Congress over the deadlock regarding seat sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, NCP on Sunday said a meeting of its core committee in Mumbai on Monday will take a final call on the matter even as it asserted that it is sticking to its...
  • NCP not cooperating in Maharashtra Assembly elections: Manikrao Thakre Yesterday

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress leader Manikrao Thakre talks about Congress and NCP breaking ties as Maharashtra Assembly elections are near. " We want to fight alongside NCP but they are not cooperating," said Congress. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: NCP issues ultimatum to Congress over seat sharing issue Yesterday

    Mumbai: The deadlock continues over the seat sharing between Congress and National Congress Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections as both parties have refused to blink over the issue. The NCP has issued an ultimatum to the Congress asking it to decide on the seats in 24 hours. Both Congress and NCP...
  • NCP gives Congress a day to decide on seat-sharing for Maharashtra polls 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Going on the offensive, NCP on Saturday gave Congress a day to revert on the issue of seat-sharing for the October 15 Assembly polls in Maharashtra, saying it will "wait a day longer". "The filing of nominations has begun. We can wait for a day longer for Congress' response on...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP-Shiv Sena, Congress-NCP battle bitter seat-sharing tussle 2 days ago

    Mumbai: There is alliance trouble in Maharashtra ahead of state elections - the 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP relationship is threatening to break up on account of seat sharing issues. In the opposition Congress and NCP is also battling the same fight. The deadlock between the Shiv Sena and BJP continues as...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress warns NCP of contesting alone if it remains stubborn 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The tussle over seat sharing continues to rock Maharashtra Assembly elections as the Congress has on Saturday warned the National Congress Party that it may go alone in the state polls. The decision came during the Congress Chief Election Committee meet which was discussing candidates for elections. Congress leader...
  • Maharashtra: Congress-NCP alliance hangs in the balance 2 days ago

    Amidst the rising tension between Congress and NCP ahead of Assembly elections in Maharashtra, NCP leader Nawab Malik on Saturday said, "Talks regarding the alliance between NCP and Congress haven't progressed the way we were expecting them to. We are expecting a notification as soon as possible." ...
  • Maharashtra polls: Decision to contest for 144 seats a justified demand, says NCP 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, seat sharing has emerged as a contentious for the Congress-NCP alliance as well. The National Congress Party said that its decision to contest for 144 seats was a justified demand and even threatened to break the alliance. Justifying his demand for equal seat...
  • Amit Shah slams Sharad Pawar on corruption, promises Shivaji era in Maharashtra 4 days ago

    Pune: Even as the deadlock over sharing of seats between Shiv Sena and his party for the Maharashtra Assembly elections continued, BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday chose to train his guns on NCP chief Sharad Pawar, accusing him of "institutionalising corruption and destroying the system". In a scathing attack on...
  • Maharashtra: Ajit hints at NCP staking claim for CM post 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Indicating that NCP might stake a claim for the post of chief minister if it emerged as the single-largest party in Assembly elections, party leader Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that it will not repeat the "mistakes" it had committed after 2004 elections. The NCP in polls that year had...
  • NCP's demand for 144 seats in Maharashtra polls justified, says Ajit Pawar 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Justifying his demand for equal seat sharing, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that past mistakes will not be repeated if NCP emerges as the single-largest party, as it did in 2004 assembly polls. To a question on whether he would be the chief ministerial candidate,...
  • Maharashtra: Ramdas Athawale claims Sharad Pawar invited him to join hands with NCP 4 days ago

    Mumbai: As major political coalitions in Maharashtra continue to squabble over seat sharing for the October 15 Assembly elections, attempts at poaching the rivals are afoot with RPI(A) leader Ramdas Athawale on Thursday claiming he was invited by NCP chief Sharad Pawar to join hands with his party. RPI(A) is a...
  • Absence of Deshmukh-Munde being felt in Maharashtra Assembly elections 4 days ago

    Mumbai:Following the sad demise of stalwarts like former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Gopinath Munde, the only well respected mass leader of the BJP in Maharashtra, the state assembly election for both the Congress-NCP combine and the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is facing a leadership crisis. Election management skills of both...
  • Want alliance with NCP intact, but there should be mutual respect: Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Seat sharing talks are on between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN said that he wants the alliance with NCP intact but there should be mutual respect. Chavan also claims that seat sharing...
  • Maharashtra: Dilemmas of Congress-NCP, Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, must stick together for power 5 days ago

    For the first time in the history of assembly election, both the Congress-NCP combine and the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance are exerting maximum pressure to get more seats to contest. Even though both the combines know that the alliance has to continue, still the parties are engaging in unnecessary public fight...
  • By-poll results positive, would push seat-deal with NCP: Congress 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit of Congress on Tuesday said that by-election results from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan on Tuesday were a morale-booster for the party cadre, and would also lead to speedy finalisation of seats-sharing deal with the NCP for the coming assembly elections in the state. ...
  • Maharashtra Assembly elections: Seat sharing worries Congress-NCP and BJP-Shiv Sena ties 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The state assembly elections in Maharashtra, which is scheduled for October 15, will be very crucial for the ruling Congress-NCP alliance. The recent victory of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance, in which the combine swept 42 out of 48 Lok Sabha seats in the state. The recent parliamentary election result...
  • Maharashtra: Seat-sharing formula will be finalised soon, says Sharad Pawar 1 week ago

    Kolhapur: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Monday said that his party and Congress would soon finalise the seat-sharing arrangement, and would contest the coming Assembly polls in Maharashtra jointly. The decision will be taken once Congress president Sonia Gandhi returned from abroad, Pawar said, adding that...
  • Maharashtra: 9 independent legislators join NCP; party firm on 144 seats 1 week ago

    Mumbai: In a pre-election boost to the NCP, nine independent legislators, including a minister, on Monday joined the party which said it was firm on contesting 144 out of the total 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra going to the polls next month. Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said that the ball...
  • Maharashtra: Not in the race for CM's post, says NCP leader Supriya Sule September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP leader and MP Supriya Sule on Saturday said that she was not in the race for the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister. "I am not contesting the assembly elections and am not in the race for the Chief Minister's post," Sule said in an interaction at an event...
  • NCP leader Laxmanrao Dhobale booked on rape charge September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP leader and former Maharashtra Minister Laxmanrao Dhobale has been booked on rape charge after a 42yearold woman accused him of repeatedly sexually abusing her, police said on Saturday. Dhobale has been booked under IPC sections 376 (rape), 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) by the...