Maharashtra Assembly polls

Is the joke on us?

Watching this political conundrum unfold brings to mind moments from the recently released film Joker.

published on : 3rd November 2019

If Sena wants, it can get required numbers to form stable govt in Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena is demanding the post of Chief Minister for 2.5 years and 50:50 division of portfolios.

published on : 1st November 2019

Maharashtra CM post tussle: BJP mulls on Maratha dyCM to counter Shiv Sena

Sources said that the Raj Bhavan has made full preparations for the swearing-in of the new government.

published on : 1st November 2019

BJP should not force Shiv Sena to execute 'other options' it has: Sanjay Raut

On being asked about the delay in forming government in the state, Sanjay Raut took a jibe at Haryana Deputy Chief Minister and JJP leader Dushyant Chautala.

published on : 29th October 2019

Tug of war between Shiv Sena, BJP to win over Independent MLAs

Mira-Bhayandar MLA Geeta Jain , who defeated sitting BJP MLA Narendra Mehta met CM Fadnavis at his official residence Varsha on Monday to vouch support to the party.

published on : 28th October 2019

Forming next government in Maharashtra not an option for NCP: Sharad Pawar

Pawar's remark comes even as Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray met newly-elected MLAs here on Saturday.

published on : 26th October 2019

Shiv Sena MLAs meet in Mumbai, root for Aaditya Thackeray as next Maharashtra CM

On the day of the verdict, Aaditya Thackeray hardened Sena's stand, reminding the BJP of the 50:50 formula 'agreed-upon' between Amit Shah, Thackeray and Fadnavis ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 26th October 2019

Will Amit, Dhiraj carry on dad Vilasrao Deshmukh's legacy in Maharashtra politics?

The latest entrant to the Family Club Inc. is low-profile Congressman Dhiraj Deshmukh, the youngest son of late CM Vilasrao Deshmukh.

published on : 25th October 2019

Congress may consider backing a Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra

The Congress, NCP and all its allies together have bagged a significant chunk of 117 seats in the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly.

published on : 25th October 2019

Won't support Shiv Sena to keep BJP out, Maharashtra Congress confirms

The Congress won 44 seats in the polls for the 288- member Assembly, results of which were announced on Thursday.

published on : 25th October 2019

Shiv Sena-BJP tally rises to five from three in Raigad district 

In the 2014 elections, the Sena had won two seats and the BJP one in the district located adjoining Mumbai.

published on : 25th October 2019

Congress improves tally in Haryana, Maharashtra despite rebellion in ranks

In Haryana, weeks before the polls, Kumari Selja replaced Ashok Tanwar as Congress' state chief.

published on : 24th October 2019

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Sharad Pawar does what the Mughals didn't, beats a 'Chhatrapati'!

For the NCP and Sharad Pawar, it was almost a prestige issue to capture the Satara parliamentary seat.

published on : 24th October 2019

Maharashtra Assembly polls: NCP nominee Sachin declared 'winner' by supporters before vote count

The NCP candidate, Sachin Dodke, who is also a corporator, is pitted against sitting BJP MLA from Khadakwasla Bhimrao Tapkir.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Voters in Maharashtra's Satara make 'bridge' to reach polling booth

Voters in a village in Maharashtra's Satara ingeniously built a makeshift bridge of tractor-trolleys to reach the polling booth.

published on : 21st October 2019
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