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  • Is Sharad Pawar responsible for the collapse of alliance politics in Maharashtra? 2 hours 21 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Kicking off the Congress campaign from Tuljapur (Tulaja Bhavani temple) former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan alleged that NCP leader Sharad Pawar was hand-in-glove with the BJP leaders. Following Chavan's resignation as the Chief Minister, the Maharashtra government collapsed and in no time, Presidential rule was imposed on the state....
  • Chavan's decisions will be probed if NCP comes to power: Ajit Pawar 18 hours 39 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Taking on Congress after their bitter split, NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Wednesday said some decisions taken by former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will be probed if his party came to power after the polls and ruled out any post-election truck with his estranged ally. The former Deputy Chief...
  • 'Hidden agenda' behind NCP snaping ties: Congress 21 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday suspected a "hidden agenda" behind NCP parting ways with it in Maharashtra, a day after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan accused his former alliance partner of having a pre-meditated plan to topple the state government. At the same time, party spokesperson Anand Sharma steered clear of questions...
  • We are not fighting against Congress, breakup unforunate: NCP's Supriya Sule -1586938128 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Supriya Sule, the daughter of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and MP said that her party wanted to save the Congress-NCP alliance in the state. Speaking to CNN-IBN she said, "we were very keen on the alliance. We wanted the Congress to decide quickly. Sharad Pawar spoke to Sonia Gandhi....
  • Relatives to slug it out in Maharashtra poll ring Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra will witness many politicians battling it out against their relatives who are contesting as candidates of rival parties to enter the Assembly. Ashish Deshmukh, nephew of NCP leader and Food and Civil Supplies minister Anil Deshmukh, is pitted against his uncle in Katol, which Anil has been representing...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP broke alliance with Sena as it wanted to tie up with NCP, says Uddhav January 11, 1410

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra is heading for a multi-cornered battle, political parties are accusing each other for breaking the alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has accused its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party of breaking the 25-year-old partnership. In his first interview after parting ways with the BJP, Uddhav said...
  • BJP will get absolute majority in Maharashtra polls: Prakash Javadekar Yesterday

    Nashik: Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that BJP will get an absolute majority in the upcoming Maharashtra assembly elections. "People will vote for good governance and stable government. They will vote for BJP and we will get an absolute majority in the state Assembly elections. People...
  • NCP withdrew support in Maharashtra with eye on Union Cabinet: Prithviraj Chavan Yesterday

    Tuljapur: Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday charged that NCP had withdrawn support to his government with an eye on Union Cabinet berths and as part of a "game plan" worked out with BJP. "NCP has given the state (which is under central rule) to BJP by withdrawing...
  • Ahead of Maharashtra polls, HC orders drive to remove illegal hoardings Yesterday

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Maharashtra assembly elections of October 15, the Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked all the municipal corporations and councils to conduct a special drive to remove illegal hoardings and banners. The division bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka said the drive...
  • Sonia rejects Pawar's remark that Congress responsible for breakup Yesterday

    Jammu: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday rejected NCP chief Sharad Pawar's remark that her party was responsible for ending their 15-year-old alliance over seat-sharing in Maharashtra. "The reason for it (severing of ties) was not us, not me, not Rahul, not Congress," Gandhi told reporters here when asked about Pawar's...
  • PM ripping time due to media management: Pawar on Modi US speeches 2 days ago

    The NCP leader and former union minister talking exclusively to Network 18 said that conditions in US was favorable to PM Modi. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: Sharad Pawar doesn't rule out post-poll alliance with Congress, says won't go with BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar refuted all rumours of forming an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Maharashtra. Speaking exclusively to Network18, Pawar said, "NCP will prefer a secular formation. There is no question of going with the BJP." The NCP parted ways with Congress in...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress fields 27 women candidates; BJP 21 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's wife Ameeta, who is making her electoral debut in Maharashtra Assembly polls, and late BJP leader Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja Munde are among the key women legislators testing their luck this time, with the Congress firmly in the driver's seat fielding the highest number of...
  • Maharashtra polls: Prithviraj Chavan lacked coalition mindset, says Sharad Pawar 2 days ago

    Pune: Firing a salvo at his estranged ally Prithviraj Chavan, NCP President Sharad Pawar has criticised the former Congress chief minister for not having a "coalition mindset" and accused him of indulging in "diversionary tactics". Stepping up his attack on the Congress, Pawar said, "The previous Congress chief ministers who led...
  • Maharashtra elections: Uddhav and Raj's parallel politics change equations 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray has asked Anant Geete, the Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries, to resign from the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Geete is expected to tender his resignation as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in India from his US tour. It is very...
  • Maharashtra polls: NCP leader Kakde's nomination declared invalid 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 5 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Maharashtra needs 'dynamic governance', says NCP's Ajit Pawar 5 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 5 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...