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  • BJP claims support of 138 MLAs in Maharashtra, says will pass floor test 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    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 3 hours 25 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 27 minutes ago

    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 7 hours 23 minutes ago

    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 16 hours 48 minutes ago

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  • Maharashtra verdict: Is an alliance between BJP and NCP politics of opportunism? 16 hours 59 minutes ago

    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 17 hours 18 minutes ago

    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 18 hours 1 minutes ago

    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 18 hours 51 minutes ago

    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: Shiv Sena in talks with BJP, says 'any proposal' acceptable 22 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The waiting game continues in Maharashtra. Sources in the Shiv Sena say that the party is in talks with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over government formation. "We have been talking to the BJP for the last 24 hours. The mandate is for the BJP and the Sena and people...
  • Uddhav Thackeray holds meeting with newly-elected Shiv Sena MLAs 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Even as the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra continues following a fractured mandate in the Assembly polls, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today held a meeting with the newly-elected legislators in Mumbai. "All the newly elected MLAs met Uddhavji today and they unanimously took a decision to give him...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena still undecided on post-poll alliance with BJP Yesterday

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is likely to wait for a few days to get a government as the Bharatiya Janata Party has not decided on the party for post-poll alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met party legislators in Mumbai, but no decision has been announced yet on the post-poll alliance. Sena...
  • Maharashtra: BJP still in two minds over post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena, say sources Yesterday

    Mumbai: After a victory in Maharashtra, hectic parleys are going on within the Bharatiya Janata Party and it is still in two minds over a post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena despite party chief Uddhav Thackeray's overtures, said sources on Monday. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in...
  • Shiv Sena talks toughs, reminds BJP that it hasn't won a clear mandate in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party's former ally Shiv Sena is talking tough and has reminded the party that it not won a clear mandate in Maharashtra polls. The BJP has won 123 out of 288 seats and is short of 22 seats to be able to form a government in...
  • Will BJP pick NCP over Shiv Sena as the Modi wave sweeps Maharashtra? Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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? Yesterday

    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. ...
  • Hung assembly in Maharashtra, BJP set to form government, looks for allies Yesterday

    New Delhi: It's a hung assembly in Maharashtra with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerging as the single largest party but well short of the halfway mark in the 288-member House. BJP's reliance on Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surely paid rich dividends. In a major shift of power, the...
  • BJP has to approach us for an alliance, says Uddhav Thackeray Yesterday

    Mumbai: With Maharashtra staring at a hung Assembly and political parties busy making their calculations, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that the BJP would have to approach it to discuss the possibilities of a coalition government in the state. "The BJP will have to approach us," Thackeray...
  • Narendra Modi and Amit Shah knock out Congress, BJP to form governments in Maharashtra, Haryana Yesterday

    There has been a dramatic and tectonic shift in the political landscape of India in the last few months. In the last two-and-a-half-decades one-party rule at the Centre and states were replaced with coalition government as regional parties started to flex their muscles. Come 2014 and an extremely aggressive Bharatiya Janata...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't election special Yesterday

    In this special show of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. He also talks to senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. ...
  • BJP parliamentary board to decide on post-poll move, says Parrikar Yesterday

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said a decision about a post-poll alliance has to be taken by the BJP parliamentary board, though "natural allies always exist". "The central parliamentary board will take the decision about an alliance in Maharashtra. It is for them to decide and they...
  • Election Cartoons: After BJP emerges as the single largest party Yesterday

    As the counting for 288-member Maharashtra Assembly nears its end giving BJP about 125 seats, here is what Cartoonist Neelabh thinks the Shiv Sena and NCP must be doing. ...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana win makes Narendra Modi invincible, cements Amit Shah's position Yesterday

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's big win in Haryana and an impressive showing in Maharashtra have confirmed that 'Narendra Modi wave' is still blowing strong across India. It has also proved that Modi is the real Big Boss and Amit Shah's poll strategies still yield big, handsome results. The outcome...
  • BJP to form government in Maharashtra: Amit Shah Yesterday

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday gave enough indications that it was not averse to the outside support offered by NCP and made it clear that it will be going ahead with formation of government in Maharashtra. "As per norms of democracy, the largest party has the...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP sweeps Pune city, wins all eight seats 2 days ago

    Pune: In a show of strength, BJP bulldozed the opposition - NCP, Congress and estranged ally Shiv Sena - to win all the eight Assembly seats in Pune city. The party wrested five new seats out of eight while retaining three where all its sitting MLAs won with convincing margins, contrary...
  • Maharashtra polls: Longest-serving MLA Ganpatrao Deshmukh scores a record 11th win 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran legislator Ganpatrao Deshmukh on Sunday created history by winning his 11th Assembly election. Deshmukh, 88, who represented Sangola seat in Solapur district, had in 2009 become the second legislator in India after DMK Chief M Karunanidhi to have won 10 elections. The Peasants and Workers Party (PWP) politician, who has...