The Shiv Sena-BJP combine in
Maharashtra forged an alliance with the Republican Party
of India faction led by Ramdas Athawale ahead of civic
polls and announced a rally on June 9 against the Congress-NCP
Alleging failure by the Maharashtra govt to act on intelligence inputs of a possible terror strike in Pune, Opposition Shiv Sena-BJP MPs today boycotted a meeting convened by CM Ashok Chavan to raise the issues in Parliament.
Janata Dal (Secular) President HD Deve
Gowda on Thursday ruled out the possibility of supporting the Shiv
Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra in the event of a fractured
verdict in the state assembly elections.
A separate ministry for welfare of
nomadic tribes, 15% quota in jobs and educational
institutions for economically backward classes and stabilising
prices have been promised in the manifesto of Shiv Sena-BJP