Raj Thackeray-Narayan Rane meeting politically strategic move, say analysts

Political analysts in Maharashtra view the recent meeting between senior Congress leader Narayan Rane and MNS chief Raj Thackeray as a politically strategic move to checkmate Shiv Sena's growing influence in Konkan region of the state.

'Condescending' treatment meted out to Marathis outside state: Nitesh Rane

Seeking to take up the cause of Marathi people, Congress leader Nitesh Rane on Wednesday met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against the "condescending" treatment allegedly being meted out to Maharashtrians living outside the state.

Uddhav Thackeray hand in glove with builders over Mumbai DP: Narayan Rane

Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane on Monday accused Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray of being hand in glove with builders over the controversial draft Development Plan (DP) for Mumbai.

Advised Narayan Rane not to contest bypoll: Ajit Pawar

Former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and NCP leader Ajit Pawar said on Saturday he had "requested" Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane not to contest the Bandra (East) Assembly bypoll which the latter lost.

Narayan Rane was going to join hands with Raj Thackeray but backtracked: Sena

A day after Congress stalwart Narayan Rane was trounced in the Bandra East Assembly byelection, Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Raut on Thursday claimed that after leaving the party in 2005, Rane was in talks with MNS President Raj Thackeray to float a new party.

MIM using drugs to lure Muslim youth: Nitesh Rane

A day after his father and Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane lost the Bandra (East) Assembly bypoll, Congress MLA Nitesh Rane Thursday alleged that MIM was using drugs to lure Muslim youths, a charge denied by the party.

Those who dare to come in Matoshree backyard will be buried: Shiv Sena
Those who dare to come in Matoshree backyard will be buried: Shiv Sena

Gloating over its by-poll victory against Narayan Rane, Shiv Sena on Thursday said those who dare to come into the backyard of Thackerays' Matoshree "will be buried and won't be forgiven."

Rane will continue to lead; gave tough fight: Maha Congress

Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Ashok Chavan today hailed Narayan Rane for taking up the challenge to contest by-election to Bandra (East) seat and said the party will not get bogged down by the defeat.

Uddhav, Rane spar over Bandra(E) bypoll result

Uddhav, Rane spar over Bandra(E) bypoll result

Sena workers celebrate victory in by-polls outside Narayan Rane's house

Shiv Sena workers on Wednesday celebrated its victory in Bandra East by-polls, outside Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane's residence saying there is no place for political opportunism in the country.

Maharashtra Assembly bypoll results: Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Narayan Rane was defeated by Shiv Sena's Trupti Sawant in the Bandra (East) Assembly seat by over 19,000 votes, claimed PTI.

Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat
Maharashtra bypoll results: Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane defeated in Bandra East, NCP retains Tasgaon seat

Shiv Sena candidate Trupti Sawant was elected to the Maharashtra Assembly in the prestigious by-poll from Bandra East constituency after she trounced her main opponent Congress heavyweight and former Home Minister Narayan Rane hours after the counting of votes began on Wednesday.

Maha bypoll counting on Wednesday; result crucial for Narayan Rane

Counting for the by-elections to Bandra East assembly constituency here, where Congress heavyweight Narayan Rane is taking on Shiv Sena and MIM rivals, and Tasgaon-Kavthe Mahankal seat, where Suman Patil, wife of NCP stalwart late R R Patil is contesting, will be held tomorrow.

Bandra by-election: Nilesh Rane detained for poll code breach

Former Congress MP Nilesh Rane was on Saturday detained for alleged election code violation following complaints that he was moving around with party workers campaigning for his father and senior leader Narayan Rane in Bandra (East) Assembly constituency here, where voting is underway for the bypoll.

Maharashtra Assembly bypolls: 42% turnout in Bandra, 58% in Tasgaon

Around 42 per cent voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in the keenly watched by-election to the Maharashtra Assembly from Bandra East, where Congress heavyweight and former chief minister Narayan Rane is taking on Shiv Sena and MIM rivals.

Shiv Sena accuses Rane of poll code breach

An "informal chat" with media by Maharashtra Congress leader Narayan Rane on the eve of Assembly bypoll in suburban Bandra, where he is the party candidate, today led Shiv Sena to file a case of violation of model code of conduct against him.

Bandra East by-poll to be make-or-break situation for Rane

The Bandra East Assembly by-poll is likely to be a make-or-break election for senior Congress leader Narayan Sane, according to political observers.

Bandra East by-poll to be make-or-break situation for Narayan Rane

 The Bandra East Assembly by-poll is likely to be a make-or-break election for senior Congress leader Narayan Sane, according to political observers.

Narayan Rane files nomination for Bandra bypoll

Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane on today filed his nomination papers for the Bandra East Assembly seat by-election to be held on April 11.

AIMIM nominee is BJP-Sena's card to stop Narayan Rane: Cong

A senior Congress leader claimed here on Monday that the AIMIM naming a candidate for the Bandra bypoll was a BJP ploy for keeping the Congress at bay.