Maharashtra deadlock: Devendra Fadnavis' visit just a Diwali courtesy meeting, says Nitin Gadkari
Maharashtra deadlock: Devendra Fadnavis' visit just a Diwali courtesy meeting, says Nitin Gadkari

Amidst speculations that senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari could be drafted in as Maharashtra chief minister in place of the earlier front-runner for the post – Devendra Fadnavis, the Nagpur MP reiterated on Thursday that he was happy to stay in Delhi.

Young BJP faces emerged victorious in Vidarbha

Fielding new and young faces across Vidarbha has paid rich dividends to the BJP in the recently held Assembly polls, with the party garnering an overwhelming support in the region, when compared to the youth brigade of the Congress, which failed to strike a chord with voters in the cotton-rich belt infamous for farmer suicides.

Vidarbha votes for BJP, setback for Congress in cotton belt

Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, where statehood is a contentious issue, has overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP in the Assembly polls and rejected Congress in the hustings.

Vidarbha region farmers protest over long pending demands

More than 300 farmers of the draught-affected areas of Vidarbha region staged a protest in Yavatmal district demanding the state government to take steps to provide relief to farmers.

Maharashtra polls: Vidarbha set to see multi-cornered fight

Set for Wednesday's Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Vidarbha region will witness a multi cornered contest for the 62 seats in the 11 districts of the region.

Creating states is Centre's job: Fadnavis on Vidarbha issue

Under fire from opponents for alleged double-speak on Vidarbha statehood demand, Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis has said the issue has never been a part of their manifesto, as creation of states is under the Centre's jurisdiction.

Modi forgetting promise of creating separate Vidarbha: Congress

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi ruled out division of Maharashtra, Congress on Wednesday accused him of "forgetting" his promise of creating a separate state of Vidarbha.

Poll fever picks up in Vidarbha

Election fever is gradually gripping Maharashtra's Vidarbha region after Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted his party's poll pitch in the state by holding a massive rally in Gondia on Sunday.

BJP broke ties as it knew Sena won't let it divide Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

Intensifying his attack against former ally BJP for ending the 25-year-old alliance over seat-sharing issue, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday alleged that the BJP broke the partnership to play 'separate Vidarbha' card to garner votes in the Assembly elections.

Congress will revive from Vidarbha in Maharashtra polls: Gehlot

Despite fairing badly in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress will revive itself from Maharashtra's Vidarbha region which has stood behind the party even in hours of crises earlier, former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday.

Rebel leaders looking to reclaim lost territory in Vidarbha

Denied tickets for Assembly polls, Cultural Affairs Minister Sanjay Deotale in the erstwhile Congress-led Maharashtra government, sitting Nagpur-South MLA Dinanath Padole of the Congress and Shiv Sena district chief Shekhar Sawarbandhe are leading the pack of rebels in Vidarbha region.

Maharashtra Assembly Elections: Congress puts best poll show in Vidarbha seat

With Maharashtra Assembly Elections round the corner, the NCP-Congress combine will now once again try to retain Vidarbha, which has mostly remained a Congress stronghold since 1990.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Amit Shah to launch campaign on September 19

BJP President Amit Shah will launch his party's campaign in Vidarbha region on September 19 for the Maharashtra Assembly elections.

Demand to include separate Vidarbha promise in Cong manifesto

Maharashtra Minister Nitin Raut has urged Congress Manifesto Committee to include the separate Vidarbha promise in its election manifesto ahead of the next month's state Assembly elections.

Demand to include separate Vidarbha promise in Congress manifesto

Maharashtra Minister Nitin Raut has urged Congress Manifesto Committee to include the separate Vidarbha promise in its election manifesto ahead of the next month's state Assembly elections.

Won't allow division of Maharashtra: Shiv Sena

Staunchly opposing the demand for a separate state for the Vidarbha region, the Shiv Sena Wednesday said it will not allow division of Maharashtra, even if it is sought by its alliance partner BJP or any other party.

Vidarbha`s development impossible without separate state: Maharashtra minister

Maharashtra`s Minister for Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) and Water Conservation Nitin Raut, openly advocated creation of a separate Vidarbha state here on Monday.

Pune metro project to be cleared in four days: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu said the proposed Pune Metro project would be cleared within four days.

Over 300 Vidarbha region farmers protest over long pending demands

More than 300 farmers of the draught-affected areas of Vidarbha region staged a protest in Yavatmal district demanding the state government to take steps to provide relief to farmers.

PM Modi may visit Wardha, Nagpur on August 21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Nagpur and the neighbouring district of Wardha on August 21 on his maiden visit to the Vidarbha region for a couple of events here, sources said here on Wednesday night.