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  • BJP scales down its demand for seats in Maharashtra 2 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah on Monday stepped in to try and salvage the alliance with Shiv Sena for Maharashtra assembly elections as the party scaled down on its demand for 135 seats, saying it is prepared for five less and even accept "the worst possible seats". Shah spoke to...
  • BJP may contest all seats in Maharashtra, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy 5 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Not relenting on seat sharing in Maharashtra, BJP on Monday said that it would fight in all the 288 assembly seats if it is "compelled" to part ways with Shiv Sena, its ally of 25 years. The statement from Rajiv Pratap Rudy, BJP's General Secretary in charge of Maharashtra,...
  • Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena, Congress-NCP alliances hang in balance over seat-sharing for polls 4 hours 54 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...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP keen on maintaining alliance with Sena, says Rudy 9 hours 18 minutes ago

    BJP President Amit Shah on Monday called up Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and urged him not to break the 25-year-old alliance. Senior BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy said, "Party president Amit Shah wants this alliance to continue. We are not talking about contesting polls alone." ...
  • Shiv Sena backs Modi's remarks on Muslims, says his 'Hindutvawad' not reduced by it 13 hours 36 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena has backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments on Muslims in India by saying that his 'Hindutvawad' has not reduced because he called them patriotic. An editorial in Sena's mouthpiece Saamna said, "As a Prime Minister, Modi represents people from all communities and there...
  • Maharashtra polls: Don't break alliance, BJP urges Shiv Sena as deadlock on seat sharing continues 14 hours 2 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena refuse to budge over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections attempts are on to save the alliance. BJP President Amit Shah on Monday called up Shiv Sena chhief Uddhav Thackeray and urged him not to break the 25-year-old alliance. This...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena makes offer of 119 seats, BJP adamant on 130, alliance in trouble 15 hours 49 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The deadlock between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections continues even as the former has made a new offer of 119 seats to the latter. But the BJP wants 130 seats and the party was even ready to fight the polls alone...
  • BJP may go alone in Maharashtra polls, ties with Shiv Sena in trouble 16 hours 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end to the seat sharing tussle between Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). BJP's Parliamentary Board met late on Sunday for a brainstorming session on the way forward in the Maharashtra polls. According to sources, the BJP is ready to...
  • Time to return favour: Uddhav's message to Modi Yesterday

    Mumbai: Driving a hard bargain with BJP over seat sharing in Maharashtra assembly polls, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi that after 2002 Gujarat riots his father Bal Thackeray had prevailed on LK Advani not to remove Modi as Chief Minister. Asserting that the alliance...
  • BJP, Shiv Sena trying to salvage alliance Yesterday

    New Delhi/Mumbai: BJP and the Shiv Sena on Sunday were trying to make last ditch efforts to salvage their alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Assembly polls after the Uddhav Thackeray's final offer of giving 119 seats to the coalition partner was rejected. Hours after Uddhav Thackeray's tough talk on seat-sharing...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP unhappy with Shiv Sena's seat sharing offer, 25-year-old alliance may break Yesterday

    Mumbai: The 25-year-old alliance of the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata party is now on the verge of collapse as both the parties have refused to bow down over the seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Sena has proposed a new offer to the BJP on Sunday and gave...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena keeps 151 seats for itself, offers 119 to BJP, other allies 18 Yesterday

    Mumbai: After weeks of negotiations and discussion, the Shiv Sena on Sunday made a new seat-sharing offer to its 25-year-old ally Bharatiya Janata Party for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Sena said that they were willing to give BJP 119 seats and other allies 18 seats, leaving them with 151 out...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP rejects Shiv Sena's seat-sharing formula, alliance on the brink 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance is on the brink with the saffron party rejecting the Sena's seat-sharing formula for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, saying that it leaves less number of seats in its kitty. "I met Uddhav Thackeray. I have told him that we received the Sena's proposal....
  • 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...
  • BJP's new seat sharing proposal for Shiv Sena, demands 125-130 seats in Maharashtra polls: sources 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The stalemate continues over seat sharing between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The BJP has proposed a new seat sharing formula and has demanded between 125-130 seats, said sources on Saturday. The BJP has refused to discuss on winnability of seats and has demanded seats...
  • Maharashtra polls: Deadlock continues over seat sharing with Sena, BJP CEC to meet to decide candidates 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv sena and Bharatiya Janata Party continue to play hardball over seat sharing ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, signs are emerging of a possible end to the deadlock to save the 25-year-old alliance. The BJP Central Election Committee is likely to meet on Saturday to...
  • Another round of talks between Shiv Sena, BJP, but no breakthrough yet on seat sharing 2 days ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party met on Friday to save the 25-year-old alliance ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections. There has been no breakthrough yet as the two sides have been only exchanging new proposals for seat allocation. Breaking from tradition, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's son Aditya Thackeray...
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  • Maharashtra polls: Thaw in BJP-Shiv Sena standoff after backroom meeting? 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Could we see an end to the deadlock between Shiv Sena and the BJP ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections? The two parties definitely sound positive after a backroom meeting in Mumbai. Top Sena leaders Aditya Thackeray, Subash Desai and Anil Desai met BJP leader OP Mathur. Post-meeting, the BJP...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping wraps his first visit to India, will invest $20 billion 3 days ago

    Chinese President Xi Jinping wraps up his first visit to India. Xi's landmark visit saw India and China reaffirm their commitment for mutual cooperation. China is investing $20 billion in India, and 12 agreements were signed on Thursday. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena-BJP backroom meeting begins over seat-sharing 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Leaders of the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are holding a backroom meeting at a residential complex in south Mumbai over seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Shiv Sena leaders Aditya Thackeray, Subash Desai and Anil Desai are meeting the BJP's OP Mathur. This apparently is the first...
  • Always sacrificed to save alliance with Shiv Sena: BJP 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Rejecting the latest offer of 119 seats by the Shiv Sena (SS) for the Oct. 15 Maharashtra assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party said it had always adopted a spirit of 'sacrifice' to save the saffron alliance in the past 25 years. Simultaneously, in a mild softening of its stand,...
  • Maharashtra elections: Won't compromise on seats anymore, BJP tells Shiv Sena 3 days ago

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena continue to play hardball over seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. While the Sena remains adamant saying that it wants to contest more seats, the BJP has said not this time. "The BJP has always sacrificed Lok Sabha seats for the...
  • Maharashtra: BJP-Shiv Sena deadlock over seat sharing, will they part ways? 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In a major and surprising political development, the Shiv Sena on Thursday rejected the BJP ultimatum on seat sharing. The Shiv Sena leaders have empowered Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to take the final decision which they think will be in the interest of Maharashtra and protect the self esteem...
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  • Maharashtra polls: Fresh trouble in BJP-Shiv Sena alliance over seat-sharing 4 days ago

    The BJP and the Shiv Sena have still not broken the deadlock on seat sharing, ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Hectic negotiations are going on over the number of seats the two allies will end up contesting. ...
  • News 360: PM Modi raises border issue with Chinese President Xi 4 days ago

    Amidst repeated incursions by the Chinese Army along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed concern over the issue in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Modi told Xi that it was important to address the border issue soon and the Chinese...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP-Shiv Sena talks on seat-sharing hit a deadend, alliance in trouble 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Things may have come to a deadend in the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena talks on seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Signalling more trouble for the BJP, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said it will not be dictated to by anyone and that any decision taken by party chief...