Maharashtra Assembly Polls

NCP says victory in NMMC polls significant

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday said its victory in the Navi Mumbai civic polls was significant as it managed to overcome the 90,000-vote deficit of the last year's Maharashtra Assembly polls.

Apr 23, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Shiv Sena hails BJP govt move to fast-track Shivaji memorial plan

Shiv Sena on Saturday welcomed the BJP government's move to expedite necessary approvals and clearances for the proposed grand memorial for Chhatrapati Shivaji off the Arabian Sea here.

Nov 22, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

BJP didn't give Advani full details on break-up: Shiv Sena

Two days after BJP patriarch LK Advani held the Shiv Sena responsible for breaking ties with his party, the Sena on Sunday shot back at the octogenarian saying his party failed to provide him with complete information on the alliance breakdown.

Nov 16, 2014, 18:14 PM IST

Maha BJP govt has no constitutional legitimacy, alleges Congress

 Congress in Maharashtra on Thursday alleged that the state BJP government has "no constitutional legitimacy" and said that it is examining legal options after the controversial trust vote in the Assembly.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

With Sena poised to sit in Opposition, will NCP save BJP in floor test?

 The next political move of the newly -installed BJP government in Maharashtra, slated to prove its majority in the Assembly in a special session beginning tomorrow, is keenly watched against the backdrop of its former ally Shiv Sena today warning BJP against taking support of NCP for survival.

Nov 09, 2014, 21:49 PM IST
Assembly Elections: BJP gets historic win in Haryana, emerges as single-largest party in Maharashtra

Assembly Elections: BJP gets historic win in Haryana, emerges as single-largest party in Maharashtra

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday created history in Haryana by securing a clear majority on its own for the first time and finished as the single largest party in a hung house in Maharashtra, leaving former ally and runner up Shiv Sena high and dry.

Oct 20, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

BJP wins three out of 6 seats in LS, Assembly bypolls

BJP won three of the six Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in the bypolls for which results were announced today with two daughters of late BJP leader Gopinath Munde among the victors and one of them won by a whopping seven lakh votes in Maharashtra.

Oct 19, 2014, 22:42 PM IST

Maharashtra polls: Congress gets battered in Mumbai-Konkan belt

Congress, which came a poor third in the Maharashtra Assembly polls with 42 seats, has been virtually wiped out in Mumbai, Thane and Konkan belt.

Oct 19, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Maharashtra polls: Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt

Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where separate statehood demand is a contentious issue, has overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP, which won 43 of the 62 seats while Congress suffered a setback.

Oct 19, 2014, 21:49 PM IST

Telangana BJP hails poll victories in Maharashtra, Haryana

Hailing BJP's assembly election victories in Maharashtra and Haryana, Telangana BJP leaders on Sunday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party president Amit Shah and party units in both the states.

Oct 19, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Pawars' stronghold develops cracks, but Ajit reigns supreme

Even as NCP suffered reverses in its citadel of Pune district with just three out of 21 seats in its kitty, party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar romped home with a thumping margin of about 90,000 votes in the family pocket-borough of Baramati.

Oct 19, 2014, 21:41 PM IST

Haryana and Maharashtra Election Analysis: Feeble Congress no match for BJP's Modi wave

The unstoppable BJP juggernaut continues to roll across the length and breadth of India with Narendra Modi as the flag bearer and Amit Shah as his prime charioteer and strategist.

Oct 19, 2014, 19:21 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi salutes BJP workers for Maharashtra, Haryana wins

PM Narendra Modi salutes BJP workers for Maharashtra, Haryana wins

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday saluted Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers for their efforts in securing victory in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls.

Oct 19, 2014, 18:22 PM IST

Maharashtra, Haryana elections could unlock Modi's reform push

Modi`s caution has disappointed some investors who feel he has moved too slowly on reform despite winning the first parliamentary majority in more than 30 years on promises of reviving the economy and jobs.

Oct 15, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Prithviraj Chavan, Sharad Pawar cast their votes

Major political leaders like Prithviraj Chavan, Sharad Pawar ,Supriya Sule,Ajit Pawar ,Sushil Shinde cast their votes

Oct 15, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Maharashtra Elections: Uddhav Thackeray drags Modi's father into controversy

In the fiercest attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday got personal when he dragged the name of the father of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Oct 15, 2014, 08:39 AM IST

Maharashtra Elections: Uddhav Thackeray drags Modi's father into controversy

In the fiercest attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday got personal when he dragged the name of the father of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Oct 15, 2014, 08:35 AM IST

Modi did not win elections on his own: Uddhav Thackeray

In the fiercest attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday got personal when he dragged the name of the father of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Oct 14, 2014, 14:35 PM IST
Will see when the time comes: Raj Thackeray on alliance with Shiv Sena

Will see when the time comes: Raj Thackeray on alliance with Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said that the party will see about an alliance with Shiv Sena when the time comes.

Oct 13, 2014, 16:59 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Modi vows to boost Konkan region's economic development

Describing the Konkan region as "gateway to prosperity" Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the erstwhle Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra of neglecting it and vowed to boost its ec

Oct 13, 2014, 16:16 PM IST

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