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MNS will play constructive role in opposition: Raj Thackeray

Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 17:53

Raj in an address to the press after Maha poll results started pouring in thanked voters.

Advani blames Cong-NCP rule for backwardness in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 23:34

Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday blamed the ten-year-long Congress-NCP rule in Maharashtra for "backwardness" of the state on industrial and power fronts.

EC notice to Pawar for violating model code of conduct

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2009, 17:10

The Election Commission on Wednesday said it has issued notice to Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for violating the model code of conduct in Maharashtra where assembly elections will be held Oct 13.

Karat slams Centre for price rise, unemployment

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 06, 2009, 21:52

Criticising the Manmohan Singh government, CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat on Tuesday blamed it for price rise and growing unemployment.

Indian markets be reserved for the local farmers: BRP-BMS

Last Updated: Sunday, October 04, 2009, 23:01

Bharatiya Republican Party - Bahujan Mahasangh (BRP-BMS) leader Prakash Ambedkar on Sunday said that his party will raise the issue of making Indian markets reserved for the local farmers.

`Thackeray must be sad seeing face-off between Uddhav, Raj`

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 19:34

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal has said that octogenarian Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray must be a sad man to witness a face off between his son Uddhav Thackeray and estranged nephew Raj Thackeray.

Maha Minister contesting against Prez`s son quits Cong

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 21:31

Maharashtra Minister Sunil Deshmukh, who did not withdraw his candidature for the October 13 Assembly election despite concerted efforts by senior leaders, on Tuesday quit Congress.

Parrikar, Shatrughan to campaign for BJP in Maharashtra

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 17:55

Despite Atal Bihari Vajpayee being in retirement mode owing to his ill-health, the former Prime Minister figures among BJP`s 40 top campaigners for Maharashtra Assembly elections.

Raj Thackeray questions Sena`s love for Marathi manoos

Last Updated: Monday, September 28, 2009, 00:11

Launching fresh offensive against Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday questioned the former`s love for Marathi manoos and said it is poll-oriented.

It was necessary to bring in more young faces: Vilasrao

Last Updated: Sunday, September 27, 2009, 20:41

Refuting charges of nepotism, senior Congress leader and Union Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh on Sunday said it was necessary to put up young candidates in the elections considering the "changing voters` profile".

Cong leaves 5 seats to allies in Maharashtra assembly poll

Last Updated: Friday, September 25, 2009, 00:38

Congress is leaving five seats to its allies in Maharashtra assembly elections next month but is yet to decide on nominees to six seats.

Cong plays down revolt by Sunil Deshmukh

Last Updated: Thursday, September 24, 2009, 23:52

Congress on Thursday downplayed the rebellion by Maharashtra Minister Sunil Deshmukh in wake of the party fielding Rajendra Shekhawat, son of President Pratibha Patil, for next month`s assembly elections in Maharashtra.