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  • Shiv Sena blinks first, offers support to BJP for government formation in Maharashtra: sources 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Mumbai: As the suspense continues over the government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leaders met the Bharatiya Janata Party central leadership in the national capital. Sources said the Sena has offered support to the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra. Sena leaders Anil and Subhash Desai returned to Mumbai on Tuesday...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena in talks with BJP, says 'any proposal' acceptable Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • BJP has to approach us for an alliance, says Uddhav Thackeray 2 days ago

    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...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will decide the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, says Sanjay Raut 2 days ago

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that they had come to know that NCP had offered BJP support. "Sena members had a meeting on Sunday. Uddhav Thackeray will ultimately decide about the alliance. It was not only Sena's decision to break the alliance in the first place," said Raut. ...
  • I am confident of Shiv Sena's victory: Uddhav Thackeray 6 days ago

    Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on the polling day said, "I am confident that people of Maharashtra will give full support to Shiv Sena. I have complete respect for Narendra Modi but I feel sad that they used us when they needed and left us later." ...
  • Usage of chai-wala barb against the PM's father is highly unacceptable, says Devendra Fadnavis 1 week ago

    BJP Maharashtra party president Devendra Fadnavis, while exhibiting confidence that BJP will emerge victorious in the ongoing Maharashtra Assembly Elections, also commented on the recent statement made by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray regarding the Prime Minister's father, saying that it was highly irresponsible and deeply offensive. ...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM, says Sanjay Raut 1 week ago

    Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut said that Maharashtra assembly elections 2014 would mark the end of coalition politics in Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM. Thackeray family is not keen on holding positions," said Raut. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: If Modi can be PM, then Thackeray's son can be CM, says Uddhav 1 week ago

    Mumbai: A day ahead of the elections for the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has in an interview clearly said for the first time that he was ready to be the chief minister. The interview will appear in the Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamna. Uddhav said that if Narendra...
  • 'Raj Thackeray, Chautala emerge as most searched politicians' 1 week ago

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray and Indian National Lokdal's (INLD) Om Prakash Chautala have emerged as the most searched politicians in their respective states on Google. Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in the two...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray tops online popularity as Chavan, Fadnavis trail 1 week ago

    Mumbai: As the state gets ready for a four-cornered electoral test on Wednesday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular politician online, according to a study. "Raj Thackeray has emerged as the most popular leader online leaving behind Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackrey," Google...
  • EC serves show cause notice to MNS chief Raj Thackeray for alleged remarks against non-Marathis October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday issued a show cause notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for his alleged remarks against non-Maharashtrians and claiming that once his party comes to power, their entry in the state will be barred. Issuing him a notice for prima facie violating the...
  • Maharashtra elections: Uma Bharti confident of BJP getting majority October 13, 2014

    Shirdi: Union Minister Uma Bharti said that the BJP would get a majority in the Maharashtra assembly elections as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had addressed meetings all over the state. The Water Resources Minister said this on Sunday while campaigning for BJP candidate from here, Rajendra Gondkar. However, she refused...
  • Modi is Indian PM, should move out of his Gujarat state of mind: MNS President Raj Thackeray October 13, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Raj Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India, he should move out from his Gujarat state of mind. "Modi should not compare 2 states and think beyond Ahmedabad," said Thackeray. ...
  • Sena wanted an alliance with us but didn't move forward on it, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena split in Maharashtra, speculation was rife over a possible alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. MNS chief Raj Thackeray has told CNN-IBN that the Shiv Sena wanted talks on a possible alliance after splitting with the...
  • Uddhav Thackeray attacks PM Modi for 'inaction' on Pak ceasefire violations October 13, 2014

    Mumbai: With the campaigning for Maharashtra Assembly polls set to conclude on Monday, Shiv Sena on Sunday stepped up its attack on erstwhile ally BJP for breaking their 25-year-old partnership even as it charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi with "inaction" on the issue of the ceasefire violations by Pakistan. Playing...
  • NCP chief Sharad Pawar praises Uddhav Thackeray, says he is steering Sena well October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Amid speculation about realignment of parties in Maharashtra after October 15 poll, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday praised Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray for "working hard" to strengthen his party after the demise of his father and party founder Bal Thackeray in 2012. "After Balasaheb's death, you (media) wasted...
  • Let Maharashtra not New Delhi decide the CM: Uddhav Thackeray October 11, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Uddhav Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India and not just a BJP leader. "BJP comes to Shiv Sena when they are in trouble, that is not acceptable. CM of Maharashtra will be chosen by its people," said Uddhav...
  • PM Modi's silence to be blamed for BJP-Sena split: Uddhav Thackeray October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party ended their 25-year-old alliance, both the parties are not missing a chance to hit out at each other ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackrey has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that his silence was to...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP, Shiv Sena would not have split if Balasaheb was alive, says Rajnath Singh October 9, 2014

    Mandrup: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would not have broken had Bal Thackeray been alive. "We have great respect for Bala Saheb Thackeray. If he were alive, the alliance between Sena-BJP would not have broken," he said. Addressing a poll rally for the...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sharad Pawar wanted to join NDA before 2014 LS polls, says Raj Thackeray October 8, 2014

    Thane: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday alleged that NCP president and former union minister Sharad Pawar was planning to join the BJP-led NDA alliance before this year's Lok Sabha elections. "Pawar was going to join NDA, but some people in BJP did not let...
  • Maharashtra polls: Raj Thackeray slams PM Modi, asks why is he still obsessed with Gujarat October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: With less than 10 days left for the Maharashtra Assembly elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only focusing on Gujarat and not concentrating on the rest of the country. Speaking exclusively to Network18, Thackeray also clarified that his party had nothing to...
  • Shiv Sena, MNS attack Modi, say PM has left his work in Delhi to hold sabhas in Maharashtra October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is campaigning rigorously in poll-bound Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena and Mahasrashtra Navnirman Sena have come together to attack him. For a second day in a row, Sena's mouthpiece 'Saamna' has taken on Modi saying that the Prime Minister has left his work in Delhi is...
  • Uddhav compares BJP poll campaign in Maharashtra to Afzal Khan's invasion October 6, 2014

    Tuljapur (Maharashtra): Intensifying his attack on BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday compared the former ally's poll campaign in Maharashtra to the assault by Bijapur general Afzal Khan's army on Shivaji's dominion in the 17th century. "What is BJP up to? First, they get the Prime Minister to campaign...
  • Maharashtra elections: Sena hits out at PM Modi, questions his respect for Bal Thackeray October 6, 2014

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns in poll-bound Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Monday hit out at him and questioned his respect for late Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Sena through its mouthpiece 'Saamna' questioned the recent break up of the 25-year-old alliance between Shiv Sena and BJP. The editorial said...
  • Maharashtra elections: MNS springs a surprise, gives ticket to a north Indian October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: In a move that has caused eyebrows to raise, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the party known for its anti-north Indian stand since its birth in 2006, has given candidature to a north Indian for the October 15 state Assembly polls. Akhilesh Chaubey, whose roots are traced to Jaunpur...
  • If voted to power, Sena will expose all scams, files: Uddhav Thackeray October 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said that he would initiate an inquiry into the alleged multi-crore irrigation scam and probe the "hasty approval" of builder files by former CM Prithviraj Chavan, if his party is voted to power. "Once they (Cong-NCP) were good friends, now they are leaving no...