BJP supports Shiv Sena candidate in Vasai Assembly seat

The BJP may have snapped ties with Shiv Sena, but it has decided to support the latter's sitting MLA from Vasai Vivek Pandit on the ground of fighting "criminalisation of politics".

MLAs among BJP's list of 172 candidates for Maharashtra Assembly poll

A day after parting ways with its oldest ally Shiv Sena, BJP on Friday released its first list of 172 candidates for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections that includes its top leaders in the state.

Maharashtra polls: No 'final formula' in alliance, says BJP to Shiv Sena
Maharashtra polls: No 'final formula' in alliance, says BJP to Shiv Sena

Soon after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday rolled out a 'final formula' on seat sharing for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinod Tawde said BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is very old, should be taken forward.

BJP, Shiv Sena yet to agree on seat sharing

BJP and the Shiv Sena are yet to reach an agreement on seat-sharing for the October 15 Maharashtra assembly elections.

Seat-sharing row: BJP unsatisfied with Uddhav's 'final formula', alliance crisis deepens
Seat-sharing row: BJP unsatisfied with Uddhav's 'final formula', alliance crisis deepens

Addressing party workers in Mumbai, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said, "There is a tug of war in the alliance. What is happening right before elections is unfortunate. Seat distribution is a complicated affair."

New seat allotment formula likely for Maharashtra polls: Vinod Tawde

The BJP and Shiv Sena are likely to announce a new seat allotment formula for the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, since the alliance includes four more partners, BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde said here on Monday.

`Modi wave will help BJP win 35-36 seats in Maharashtra`

The "Modi wave" across Maharashtra will increase BJP`s votes by 12 to 14 per cent and help the saffron party-led alliance to secure 35-36 seats in the Lok Sabha elections, a senior state BJP leader has said.

Tawde demands special session to decide on Adarsh panel findings

Vinod Tawde demanded a special session session of the Legislature to decide on findings of the Judicial Commission which probed the Adarsh housing society scam.

Maharashtra BJP submits papers to support Rs 73,000 crore graft allegations

The BJP in Maharashtra handed over documents in connection with the massive corruption in the Power sector to Deputy Chief Minister and State Power Minister Ajit Pawar.

BJP slams govt over relief package for rain-hit Vidarbha

BJP leader Vinod Tawde criticised the Centre as well as Maharashtra govt over meagre financial provision for the rain-hit areas in Vidarbha region.

BJP slams govt over relief package for rain-hit Vidarbha

BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Vinod Tawde criticised the Centre as well as the Maharashtra government over the meagre financial provision for the rain-hit areas in Vidarbha region.

NCP MLCs object to reading out of HC order on irrigation scam

Proceedings in Maharashtra Legislative Council were adjourned thrice as NCP members objected to Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde (BJP) reading out Bombay HC order on irrigation scam during a debate.

Tawde seeks SIT probe into wakf land allotments

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde Friday demanded a probe by SIT in the land transfers during the last 10 years

`ACP Dhoble`s transfer to be revoked if found innocent`

Vinod Tawde said CM Prithviraj Chavan had assured him that Assistant Comm of Police Vasant Dhoble`s transfer would be revoked if found innocent.

Tawde demands rehabilitation affected by dam project

While touring the tribal talukas of the district last evening, Tawde said he would take up the issue on priority during the next session of the legislature.

Mumbai: `Act against molesters of female cops`

Vinod Tawde urged the National Women`s Commission to take suo motu action against molesters of women police constables.

Maha ministers have become feudal lords: Tawde

Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde said that some of the ministers in Maharashtra govt had become "feudal lords".

Chavan should bring white paper on irrigation: BJP

BJP said Chavan should not to bow down to pressure of NCP and go ahead with his announcement on bringing a white paper on irrigation.

Vinod Tawde new Oppn leader in Maharashtra council

BJP legislator Vinod Tawde has been appointed the new Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, replacing Pandurang Phundkar, a top party official said here Friday.