The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea filed by former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan against an Election Commission order finding him guilty of not giving correct account of money spent in his Assembly Election in 2009.
Nilesh Rane, the elder son of Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane, said he would not stand for coming Assembly election against NCP`s Bhaskar Jadhav, but "will not rest" until the latter was defeated.
The bitter fight between the rulings Congress and the BJP on Wednesday shifted to Raj Bhawan after the Himachal Pradesh Assembly was abruptly adjourned sine die and the rival parties blamed each other for impasse in the House.
On a day when Haryana Power Minister Ajay Yadav quit the Hooda government, senior party leader from the state Birender Singh today held a closed-door meeting with BJP President Amit Shah here, amid speculation that he may join the ruling party ahead of Assembly elections.
Amid an ongoing tussle with long-time ally NCP on seat sharing, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday warned that his party Congress will contest on all seats if there is no consensus with Sharad Pawar`s faction.
Senior NCP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today said decision as to when to hold the meeting on seat-sharing for Maharashtra Assembly polls will be taken after consulting the state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre.
Buoyed by the party`s spectacular showing in the Loka Sabha elections, several office-bearers of Maharashtra BJP today said the party must not play second fiddle to alliance partner Shiv Sena in the Assembly elections.
Prithviraj Chavan came under scathing attack at a meeting of the AICC Committee headed by senior leader AK Antony, with some state leaders telling the high command that the party`s fate would be no better in the Assembly polls.
Leaders of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday said they were in favour of projecting the party president Raj Thackeray as the Chief Ministerial nominee ahead of the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra.
Telugu Desam Party today demanded re-election in at least 38 polling stations across Anantapuram, Chittoor, Kadapa and Nellore districts of Andhra Pradesh, alleging that YSR Congress indulged in booth-capturing and rigging on a massive scale.
Senior leaders of Congress have started looking into the reasons responsible for its defeat in the recent state assembly polls, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Kantilal Bhuria said here on Saturday.