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No support to Shiv Sena in BMC mayoral election, says Congress

The Congress on Monday said it will not extend support to the Shiv Sena for the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation mayoral election, explaining "it is more important for the party to fight communal forces".

ED summons Zakir Naik; Islamic preacher says he is an NRI, has not received any notice
ED summons Zakir Naik; Islamic preacher says he is an NRI, has not received any notice

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued fresh summons, also possibly the last, to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik in connection with its money laundering probe case against him and others.

Drunk businessman molests air hostesses on Jet Airways Mumbai-Nagpur flight
Drunk businessman molests air hostesses on Jet Airways Mumbai-Nagpur flight

In a shameful incident, a drunk businessman molested two air hostesses of Jet Airways on Mumbai-Nagpur flight.

Mumbai: Goods train derails between Ravli-Kurla

Harbour line services were halted on the Central Railways line after three wagons and brake van of a goods train derailed between Ravli and Kurla here.

NCP to join hands with Congress in corporations, ZPs: Sharad Pawar

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said his party will join hands with the Congress in all the municipal corporations and Zilla Parishads in Maharashtra, where elections were held recently.

Shiv Sena our 'true well wisher': say winner Muslim candidates

Shiv Sena, which is identified with the 'Hindutva' ideology, has managed to make inroads in city's two Muslim pockets with the winning candidates calling the saffron party as their "true well wisher".

Retd Colonel travels to India for wedding in sahayak's family

A Colonel retired from the 25 Madras Regiment has come all the way from Canada to attend the wedding of his former sahayak's son.

Army recruitment scam: Police detains 18 over paper leak, raids conducted in Nagpur, Nashik
Army recruitment scam: Police detains 18 over paper leak, raids conducted in Nagpur, Nashik

At least 18 persons have been nabbed from Goa and Nagpur by the Thane City Police in connection with an Army exam question paper that was leaked prior to an Army exam.

12 arrested for clash at Savitribai Phule Pune University

A total of 12 activists belonging to Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the Students' Federation of India (SFI) were today arrested in connection with the clash on the campus of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).

Shiv Sena mayor Sanjay Raut, denies approaching Congress

With no party securing clear mandate in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections, Shiv Sena, the single largest party, today expressed confidence that it would still bag the Mayor's post.

Shiv Sena candidate who lost in BMC says court can do justice

Shiv Sena's Surendra Bagalkar, who lost the BMC polls from ward 220 to BJP's Atul Shah in a draw of lots, today said the court has the authority to open five "tender votes" which may help change the poll outcome.

BMC hung verdict: BJP won't ally with Congress at any cost, says Devendra Fadnavis
BMC hung verdict: BJP won't ally with Congress at any cost, says Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP gained hugely in nine other major civic bodies of Maharashtra as well.

BMC poll results: Congress wants to destabilise govt, Nitin Gadkari warns Shiv Sena
BMC poll results: Congress wants to destabilise govt, Nitin Gadkari warns Shiv Sena

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday reiterated that Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should join hands post the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls.

BMC poll results: Shiv Sena approaches Congress for pact, party says 'not interested'
BMC poll results: Shiv Sena approaches Congress for pact, party says 'not interested'

A senior Congress leader confirmed to IANS that the Shiv Sena did approach the party for an alliance in Mumbai, but the party did not show interest.

Congress non-committal on its stand in Mumbai; to go with NCP in Zilla Parishads

State Congress chief Ashok Chavan said that NCP and Congress would support each other in the Zilla Parishads.

BJP, Shiv Sena have no option but to join hands again: Nitin Gadkari on BMC verdict
BJP, Shiv Sena have no option but to join hands again: Nitin Gadkari on BMC verdict

In the fiercely contested BMC polls, the ruling BJP finished close second to Shiv Sena.

BMC elections 2017: Unfazed by BJP victory, Shiv Sena reiterates mayor will be from their party
BMC elections 2017: Unfazed by BJP victory, Shiv Sena reiterates mayor will be from their party

While Shiv Sena emerged on the top with 84 seats, BJP was a close second at 82, and claiming the support of at least four independents, announced it would stake claim to the key post of Mayor.

Nine held for vandalism during vote counting in Nashik

Nine persons were arrested following an incident of stone-pelting and ransacking of vehicles that led to a delay in counting of votes at a ward in the Nashik civic body

BMC elections 2017: After hung verdict, BJP, Shiv Sena tie up likely, may share Mumbai mayoral post
BMC elections 2017: After hung verdict, BJP, Shiv Sena tie up likely, may share Mumbai mayoral post

BJP's stunning victory in the crucial Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2017, results of which were announced on Thursday, has raised the possibility of a post-alliance with its estranged ally Shiv Sena for control over the country's richest civic body.

Course correction will be undertaken: Congress after BMC election result

After suffering a rout in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, the Congress party on Friday said it will introspect on the reasons for the loss and added that course correction will be undertaken by the grand old party.

BJP sweeps Maharashtra civic polls, neck-to-neck with Shiv Sena in Mumbai; NCP, Congress lose big
BJP sweeps Maharashtra civic polls, neck-to-neck with Shiv Sena in Mumbai; NCP, Congress lose big

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday scored a resounding victory in Maharashtra civic polls by bagging eight of the ten municipalities and made giant strides in the Shiv Sena citadel of Mumbai, where it won 82 seats in the fiercely fought Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Hung verdict in BMC polls; BJP makes big strides, wins 82 seats, Shiv Sena 84

The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena on Thursday finished neck-to-neck in the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation polls.

BJP won elections through malpractice, not merit: Congress

Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan today attributed BJP's success in the civic bodies and zilla parishads elections to its "malpractice rather than merit".

BMC elections 2017: Congress President Sanjay Nirupam offers to resign following poor show
BMC elections 2017: Congress President Sanjay Nirupam offers to resign following poor show

Mumbai Regional Congress Committee President Sanjay Nirupam on Thursday offered to resign from his post.

Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways
Maharashtra Civic Poll Results: Key takeaways

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious in the Maharashtra civic polls.

BMC polls 2017: BJP's Atul Shah registers 'most stunning' victory, defeats Shiv Sena rival by lottery
BMC polls 2017: BJP's Atul Shah registers 'most stunning' victory, defeats Shiv Sena rival by lottery

While BJP made a strong comeback after initially trailing in the recently held BMC elections 2017, the results of which were declared on Thursday, it got a shot in the arm after one of its candidates emerged victorious through a lottery draw.

Maharashtra civic polls: Its definitely a setback, says Congress

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) today conceded that the results so far for the ten municipal corporations, 25 Zilla Parishads and 283 Panchayat Samitis across the state have signalled a setback for the party.

Maharashtra civic polls result proves people support demonetisation: Nitin Gadkari

While congratulating Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for the outstanding result in the Municipality Maharashtra Civic polls.

Maharashtra civic polls: Pankaja Munde offers resignation

Taking responsibility of the poor performance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in her constituency, Parli, Maharashtra`s Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde on Thursday offered to resign from her post.

Shobhaa De gets sharp response from the cop whom she mocked on Twitter
Shobhaa De gets sharp response from the cop whom she mocked on Twitter

Fed up of being mocked, Daulatram Jogawat, the 58-year-old police inspector with Neemuch Police in Madhya Pradesh, is now contemplating sending a notice to Mumbai-based columnist and author Shobhaa De for posting his picture on Twitter.