Maharashtra polls

Maharashtra impasse: Fadnavis likely to tender resignation on Friday, Uddhav lodges Sena MLAs in hotel

The Governor, meanwhile, summoned the advocate general to seek legal opinions on delayed government formation.

published on : 7th November 2019

NCP-backed Independent MLA extends support to Shiv Sena 

The Sena, which won 56 seats in the October 21 Assembly polls, claimed its tally now stood at 61 with the support of five more MLAs.

published on : 28th 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

Locked in power tussle, BJP and Shiv Sena try to win over independent MLAs

In his column 'Rokhthok' in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', Sanjay Raut said that the Sena won less seats this time, 56 compared to 63 in 2014, but it has the remote control of power.

published on : 27th October 2019

Proportional berths in new Maharashtra cabinet, says BJP as Shiv Sena harps on 50:50 deal

The Shiv Sena said it expected BJP president Amit Shah to intervene to settle the matter, adding it was adopting a watch and wait approach.

published on : 26th October 2019

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut takes a dig at BJP, posts cartoon on Twitter

The cartoon shows a tiger (Shiv Senas party symbol) wearing a clock locket (NCPs party symbol) sniffing a lotus (BJPs party symbol).

published on : 25th October 2019

Top Congress leaders meet at Sonia Gandhi's residence to discuss strategy to take on BJP

The 17-member group of leaders, set up by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, included former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi besides other top leaders.

published on : 25th October 2019

Maharashtra polls: Minor scuffles reported in Beed, Jalna

While two groups owing allegiance to local leaders clashed before being separated by police in Jalna, in Beed Shiv Sena candidate's supporters had a feud over vehicles used to 'ferry votes'.

published on : 21st October 2019

Maharashtra polls: Voting held in candlelight due to no electricity

The electoral fate of 3237 in Maharashtra will be sealed in EVMs by the voters who will exercise their democratic franchise in the Assembly elections.

published on : 21st October 2019

Nitin Gadkari votes, predicts 'record-breaking' win for BJP-Sena

Gadkari, who was among the early voters in Nagpur, said people will vote on the basis of the five-year performance of both the Modi and Fadnavis governments.

published on : 21st October 2019

Maharashtra polls: Will Mumbai break previous voter turnout records?

Mumbai's voter turnout remained below 50 per cent between 1999 to 2009 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections.

published on : 21st October 2019

Poll advantage for BJP in Haryana, Maharashtra 

Haryana and Maharashtra CMs will be looking to improve their poll performance; opposition weakened by infighting, leadership crisis

published on : 21st October 2019

Polling begins for Maharashtra polls, BJP seeks second straight term

Aaditya Thackeray, the son of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, has also entered the poll fray from Worli constituency in Mumbai.

published on : 21st October 2019

Maharashtra, Haryana gear up for Assembly elections on Monday

While the BJP and its allies seeking to retain power in the two states, the opposition is hoping to turn the tide by taking advantage of any anti-incumbency.

published on : 20th October 2019

Congress will form government in Maharashtra with allies, says Mallikarjun Kharge

He said the Congress-NCP-CPM alliance will face the BJP and throw up a ‘surprising result’. 

published on : 20th October 2019
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