Maharashtra polls

Period of self-doubt over, fight with faith and conviction: Salman Khurshid tells Congressmen

Terming the election results in the Haryana and Maharashtra as "encouraging", he said the party workers are very pleased.

published on : 28th October 2019

Maharashtra polls: BJP not to yield even deputy CM position to Shiv Sena

The BJP is marking each of the 164 Assembly constituencies in Maharashtra to strike closer to the halfway mark to put off any pressure tactics of ally Shiv Sena post the results. 

published on : 15th October 2019

Maharashtra polls: 1,905 nominations filed in Marathwada region 

The highest number of 147 nominations were filed in Bhokar constituency, where former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan is contesting as a Congress candidate.

published on : 6th October 2019

'Shiv Sena has never betrayed a friend': Uddhav Thackeray ahead of final seat-sharing pact with BJP

The two parties haven't yet announced the alliance and are tight-lipped on the seat sharing.

published on : 28th September 2019

VBA releases first list of candidates for Maharashtra Assembly polls

Notably, the list mentioned each candidate's caste or community.

published on : 24th September 2019

Maharashtra polls: No pact with Cong-NCP, but doors open for AIMIM, says Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar said VBA would contest all the 288 seats in the state, adding that names of candidates, as well as alliance partners, would be declared before September 26.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Covert attack on Sena? Amit Shah says Fadnavis to continue as Maharashtra CM after polls

Shiv Sena is projecting Aaditya Thackeray, son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray as its nominee for the coveted post.

published on : 22nd September 2019

After skipping Lok Sabha, Raj Thackeray’s MNS positive on contesting Maharashtra assembly polls

The MNS, in its first assembly election in 2009, had won 13 seats while bagging almost 6% of votes across the state.

published on : 20th September 2019

Maharashtra polls: Prakash Ambedkar's VBA to contest in all seats alone as Congress alliance talks fail

He said that despite his party reaching out to Congress for forging an alliance there is no response from the party.

published on : 10th September 2019

Three NCP leaders join BJP, Shiva Sena ahead of Maharashtra polls

Ex-minister Bhaskar Jadhav to join Shiv Sena while senior leader Ganesh Naik will join BJP

published on : 10th September 2019

Those who do not believe in party ideology are free to leave: NCP leader Majeed Memon

Memon's statement comes at a time when senior NCP leader and former minister Ganesh Naik is speculated to join BJP this week.

published on : 9th September 2019

Maharashtra polls: BJP faction wants to contest all assembly seats with party-ruled local bodies

The BJP controls over 160 out 226 Municipal Councils and 25 out of 34 Zilla Parishads.

published on : 3rd September 2019

Amit Shah asks Sharad Pawar, Rahul Gandhi to clear stand on Article 370 withdrawal 

Shah said Jammu and Kashmir has become "part of India completely" only because of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published on : 2nd September 2019