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  • Maharashtra goes for 2nd phase of LS polls on Thursday 16-04-2014 11:22 AM

    Nineteen constituencies across Maharashtra with an estimated 3.25 crore electorate will go to polls tomorrow to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde. About 3,24,27,558 electorate in constituencies of western Maharashtra, Marathwada, Konkan are eligible...
  • Maharashtra: 3.18 crore voters to decide fate of 338 candidates on April 24 15-04-2014 04:21 PM

    As many as 3.18 crore voters will exercise their franchise in Maharashtra on April 24 on 19 Lok Sabha seats to determine the fate of 338 candidates including biggies like Chhagan Bhujbal and Milind Deora during third phase of polling. Out of the 338 candidates in the electoral fray, 149...
  • Raj Thackeray hits back at BJP over remarks on MNS support to Modi 14-04-2014 11:50 PM

    Pune: Hitting back at BJP president Rajnath Singh, who recently snubbed him for extending an "unsolicited support" to Narendra Modi and "seeking votes" in his name without joining the Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI alliance, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday taunted Singh for raising the objection, while Modi was silent on the...
  • Congress should get Rahul married before commenting on Modi: Shiv Sena 14-04-2014 08:20 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has come out in support of Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi defending him over his marital status. The Sena, in its mouthpiece Saamana has hit out against the Congress over its attacks on his marital status. In an editorial in Saamana, the party...
  • Maharashtra phase-II poll: 358 candidates in fray for 19 seats 13-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Nearly 3.25 crore voters are expected to decide the fate of 358 candidates, including Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, in 19 constituencies during the second phase of Lok Sabha election in Maharashtra on April 17. Ten constituencies of Vidarbha...
  • Mumbai's own 'Modi from Malad' basks in reflected glory 12-04-2014 12:05 PM

    At first glance, it is difficult to spot the difference, what with "supporters" jostling to have a snap taken with the "BJP's prime ministerial candidate". However, a closer look reveals it is not Narendra Modi but his lookalike Vikas Mahante, who is having a hectic schedule during the ongoing poll...
  • Show Me The Money: Shiv Sena's Arvind Sawant has assets worth Rs 1.7 cr 11-04-2014 11:47 AM

    Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant has movable assets worth Rs 1.1 crore and his total assets are valued at Rs 1.7 crore. ...
  • BJP expels Jaswant's son for campaigning for his father 10-04-2014 06:53 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday suspended Manvendra Singh, son of expelled leader Jaswant Singh, from its primary membership and removed him from its National Executive following reports that he was campaigning against the party's official candidate in Barmer Lok Sabha constituency of Rajasthan. Manvendra, an MLA from Shiv under Barmer...
  • Rajnath Singh snubs MNS indirectly over 'unsolicited support' 08-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Pune: In a clear reference to MNS president Raj Thackeray's declaration of post-polls support to Narendra Modi, BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday termed it as "unsolicited" and said the saffron party's ties with old ally Shiv Sena were "unbreakable". Addressing party workersin Pune, Singh said "our friendship with Shiv...
  • US scared of Modi becoming PM: Shiv Sena 07-04-2014 03:38 PM

    The Shiv Sena on Monday said the US was "scared" at the prospect of BJP leader Narendra Modi becoming India's next prime minister. An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana said the US recently expressed concern that if a Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government attains power in India, "the minorities,...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Abu Azmi's appeal against Thackeray's acquittal in defamation case 05-04-2014 05:27 PM

    The Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi against the acquittal of late Balasaheb Thackeray in a defamation case filed against him in 1998. The appeal was dismissed by Justice Mridula Bhatkar as Azmi did not appear on Friday when the matter...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Congress, NCP criticise warring Thackeray cousins 03-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Congress and NCP in Maharashtra on Thursday criticised warring cousins, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS president Raj Thackeray, saying their fight was similar to television reality shows. For them, who served what to late Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray is more important than the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. "Batata...
  • Sonia-Imam Bukhari meet engineered to divide nation: Shiv Sena 03-04-2014 11:42 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena through its mouthpiece 'Saamna' has come down heavy on Congress President Sonia Gandhi who on Wednesday met Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari. An editorial in 'Saamna' on Friday said that the meeting was engineered to garner votes and divide the nation. Shiv Sena's reactions...
  • Choose candidates on basis of Parliamentary performance: Milind Deora 02-04-2014 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate for South Mumbai Milind Deora believes that it is important to choose candidates and judge them on their parliamentary performance rather than their party. In a live chat on Twitter conducted by IBNLive and initiated by MTV India's #RockTheVote campaign, followers were asked to tweet their...
  • It was Shiv Sena which felt need for alliance with MNS: Raj Thackeray 02-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Mumbai: Slamming his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday said it was Uddhav who had felt the need to forge an alliance with him. "I was not waiting for his call. I never expressed need. You (Uddhav) showed the necessity....
  • Raj working to build party, Uddhav got it on a platter: Pawar 02-04-2014 09:27 PM

    Alibaug: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday made light of Uddhav Thackeray's remarks that his bid to join NDA was foiled and lavished praise on the Shiv Sena president's estranged cousin, MNS chief Raj Thackeray. "I feel pity (over Uddhav's statement)," Pawar said, speaking to reporters, after addressing a rally...
  • Maharashtra poll tracker: BJP-SS-RPI 24-30 seats, Congress-NCP 16-22 02-04-2014 09:17 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP-Shiv Sena-RPI (A) alliance has taken a big lead over the ruling Congress-NCP combine in Maharashtra. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar the BJP-Shiv Sena-RPI(A) will win big in the state with 24-30 seats, Congress-NCP 16-22 and others...
  • Shiv Sena to contest all 13 LS seats in Punjab 02-04-2014 05:34 PM

    The Shiv Sena (Bal Thackeray) on Wednesday said it would contest all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab and announced names of 10 contestants for the ensuing polls. Subhash Goriya will contest from Jalandhar seat, Darshan Singh from Ludhiana and Om Karan from Bathinda, Punjab Shiv Sena (Bal Thackeray)...
  • Congress flays Modi for ties with Shiv Sena, MNS 02-04-2014 03:11 PM

    As Narendra Modi hit the campaign trail in the Hindi heartland, Congress on Wednesday castigated him for his relations with Shiv Sena and MNS chief Raj Thackeray who have been critical of migrants from UP and Bihar. "Modi, BJP, Shiv Sena and now Raj Thackeray have been together against UP...
  • Marathi votebank not any party's monopoly: MNS 02-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Targeting the Shiv Sena, MNS candidate from Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency Bala Nandgaonkar has said that Marathi vote bank was not a monopoly of any party. The MNS MLA, during an interaction with journalists in Mumbai, also expressed confidence that his party would do well on at least five...
  • 'Illiterate' Rakhi Sawant has assets worth nearly Rs 15 crore 01-04-2014 08:58 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood starlet Rakhi Sawant who is contesting from Mumbai North West seat has declared herself an "illiterate" with total assets of Rs 14.69 crore. Rakhi (36), who is taking on heavyweights like Gurudas Kamat of Congress and Gajanan Kirtikar of Shiv Sena from the constituency, has movable property worth...
  • Uddhav's claim of stopping my entry into NDA 'joke of the year': Pawar 01-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday trashed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray's claim that he blocked his entry into the NDA, dubbing it the "joke of the year" made out of "frustration". "I will say this is the joke of the year," Pawar retorted sharply, reacting...
  • Rajnath, Modi assured MNS won't be part of Mahayuti: Uddhav 01-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Stating that long standing ties with its saffron ally have been normalised, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said BJP chief Rajnath Singh and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi have assured him that MNS will not be included in the 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance). "MNS will not be included...
  • Shiv Sena will continue to oppose anti-national Muslims: Uddhav Thackeray 01-04-2014 01:25 PM

    The Shiv Sena will continue to oppose the "anti-national Muslims" who do not respect the country's laws and create problems for people, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Tuesday. "Like my father (the late) Bal Thackeray, those Muslims who consider India their motherland, respect the laws of...
  • Gadkari approached MNS for pre-poll alliance, reveals Raj Thackeray 31-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Monday added more fuel to the already simmering ties between the BJP and Shiv Sena. Thackeray while addressing a rally on Monday revealed that the BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari and Gopinath Munde had approached him for a pre-poll alliance. Thackeray further added...
  • LS polls: No room for Sharad Pawar in NDA fold, says Uddhav Thackeray 31-03-2014 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said there is no room for NCP chief Sharad Pawar in the NDA fold and he is confident that even after elections the alliance would not require his support. "Myself, Gopinath Munde, Ramdas Athavale and Raju Shetty opposed Pawar's entry in the...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal's train journey from Delhi to Varanasi 30-03-2014 10:46 PM

    Varanasi: On March 24 when Arvind Kejriwal boarded the Shivganga Express from New Delhi to Varanasi, he set the stage for the battle that has fired the imagination and interest of the 'aam aadmi' and political commentators across the country- Arvind Kejriwal Vs Narendra Modi. Is it a no contest,...
  • All well between Shiv Sena, BJP? Uddhav says Modi has given a 'face' to opposition 30-03-2014 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: After many years, the opposition in India has got a face in Narendra Modi and this has created a storm in national politics, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Sunday. "Until now, barring (former prime minister) Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian opposition parties lacked an acceptable...
  • NDA wave will soon turn into 'saffron storm': Uddhav 30-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said Congress is in a bad shape due to lack of formidable leadership and claimed that "saffron resurgence" is on the cards with Narendra Modi being a credible alternative. "The wave in favour of BJP-led NDA across the country will be soon...