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  • Statehood for Vidarbha, a headache for Shiv Sena 42 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The tough stand of the BJP for a separate state of Vidarbha has created a big hurdle for the Shiv Sena at least in Vidarbha region after the split of the 25-year-old alliance. Nagpur, the major city in Vidarbha has been the headquarters of the RSS and after the death...
  • NCP will always stand with secularism, says Sharad Pawar on alliance with BJP 2 hours 41 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Amid accusations that his party could go with the BJP after the Maharashtra Assembly elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday asserted his support for secular parties. "NCP has always stood by the secular parties and will do the same in future," Pawar told mediapersons. Taking a jibe at the...
  • Nitin Gadkari doesn't rule out post-poll pact with Shiv Sena 3 hours 19 minutes ago

    Pune: In an indication of a possible post-poll understanding with Shiv Sena, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that BJP could consider joining hands again with its estranged ally if the situation so demanded. Describing breaking of the 25-year-long saffron alliance in Maharashtra as most "unfortunate and painful," Gadkari, when...
  • I would've been happy if Sena-BJP alliance continued: LK Advani 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Breaking his silence over the Shiv Sena-BJP split in Maharashtra, veteran BJP leader LK Advani on Thursday said that he would have been happy if the alliance had continued. "I would have been happier, if this (alliance) would not have been broken. But, this is also right that people...
  • Raj Thackeray blames Sharad Pawar for Shiv Sena-BJP split 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    Nagpur: MNS chief Raj Thackeray has blamed NCP chief Sharad Pawar for the 25-year-old Shiv Sena-BJP alliance split in Maharashtra ahead of the Assembly polls. "He (Pawar) told a senior BJP leader that you break the alliance with Sena and we (NCP) will support you," Thackeray alleged. Addressing a meeting...
  • Is Sharad Pawar responsible for the collapse of alliance politics in Maharashtra? 6 hours 27 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....
  • Maharashtra elections: PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi, celebrity MPs as star campaigners 7 hours 32 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Sonia Gandhi are among the star campaigners who will criss cross the length and breadth of Maharashtra to woo over eight crore voters ahead of the October 15 state Assembly polls. BJP has submitted a list of 54 star campaigners...
  • Maharashtra: Despite split with Shiv Sena, Gadkari says post-poll alliance possible February 11, 1410

    Mumbai: Despite the bitter political political divorce between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the party is not ruling out a post poll alliance. "In the future we can meet and form an alliance," he said adding that...
  • BJP may have post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra: Kalraj Mishra 21 hours 34 minutes ago

    Mirzapur: Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday claimed that the BJP will emerge as the largest party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra and said there may be a post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in the state. The Union Minister for MSME (micro, small, medium enterprises) expressed his views after...
  • Had Rajnath been BJP chief, alliance would have remained: Uddhav Thackeray 22 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a veiled attacked on BJP chief Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said that he had told Rajnath Singh to continue as BJP President till the Maharashtra assembly elections and had he been at the helm of affairs the alliance would not have broken. Thackeray also...
  • If BJP was confident, won't have called Modi for rallies: Shiv Sena Yesterday

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at former ally BJP for announcing that Narendra Modi would hold poll rallies in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said the Prime Minister would not have been invited to address the public if BJP was confident of winning on "Modi wave." "There are so...
  • Sena MP Anant Geete not to resign from Modi Cabinet, says alliance still intact at Centre Yesterday

    New Delhi: Anant Geete, Shiv Sena's lone member in the Union Cabinet, on Wednesday said he will not resign as Heavy Industries Minister after his party decided to continue in NDA despite parting ways with the BJP for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Asked whether he will resign, Geete said, "Certainly not". "It (the...
  • 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...
  • Shiv Sena will not win more than 20-22 seats: Narayan Rane 2 days ago

    Tuljapur (Maharashtra): Former Industries Minister Narayan Rane took potshots at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, claiming that it will not get more than 20-22 seats in the October 10 state Assembly elections. "So Uddhav Thackeray is now dreaming to be the CM of Maharashtra but can he become the CM by...
  • Decision on continuing in NDA after talks with PM, says Uddhav Thackeray 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will take a decision on whether to withdraw from the NDA after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday, indicating that the party may continue in the Centre's ruling coalition despite parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra. ...
  • Shiv Sena rules out pulling out of NDA government at Centre 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance has called it quits in Maharashtra, the former does not plan to pull out of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Shiv Sena has 18 MPs in the Lok Sabha. Anant Geete, the sole MP from Shiv Sena in the Modi...
  • 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 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...
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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey from Washington DC. ...
  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change 2 days ago

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • Assembly polls: Everybody has an outside chance in Maharashtra 3 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...
  • RPI-BJP deal: Is Athawale the real beneficiary in the name of Dalits? 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In the home state of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale has made an electoral pact with the BJP. It easily got him a Rajya Sabha membership before the Lok Sabha polls and now eight seats in the Assembly elections. However, this move is not being welcomed...
  • Shiv Sena lashes out at RPI(A) chief for allying with BJP 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the RPI(A) chief has "betrayed" dalits, whom he represents. "Ramdas Athawale switched sides to make an alliance with the BJP only to grab the goodies offered...
  • After BJP goes alone in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet 3 days ago

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party parted ways in Maharashtra, Sena MP Anant Geete to resign from the Narendra Modi's Cabinet after the Prime Minister returns from his maiden US trip. Geete was the only Shiv Sena MP in the BJP-led NDA Cabinet. He was the Union Minister of...
  • 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 elections: Raj Thackeray attacks BJP, says split with Shiv Sena planned a month ago 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack against the BJP for ending its 25-year-old alliance with the Uddav Thackeray led-Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray said here Sunday that had patriarch Bal Thackeray been alive, he would have ended the alliance a month ago. "Do you think that the BJP...
  • Governor had asked Shiv Sena, BJP if they can form interim government 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Before imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra, Governor Vidyasagar Rao had written separate letters to Shiv Sena and BJP seeking to know if they could form an interim government in the state after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned on Friday. The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had split on September 25...
  • 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...