NCP to abstain if BJP seeks trust vote in Maharashtra: Pawar

The NCP in Maharashtra will abstain from voting in Legislative Assembly if a minority government headed by the BJP seeks trust vote.

NCP to abstain if BJP seeks trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that his party would abstain if the Maharashtra Assembly votes to establish majority.

BJP yet to respond to NCP's offer of support: Ajit Pawar
BJP yet to respond to NCP's offer of support: Ajit Pawar

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday reiterated its offer of external support to the Bharatiya Janata Party for forming a government in Maharashtra and added that it was yet to hear from the leaders of the single-largest in the state.

Outside support to BJP in Maha best alternative: Sharad Pawar

Even as the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra continues following a fractured mandate in the Assembly polls, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday held a meeting with the newly-elected legislators here.

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Pawars' stronghold develops cracks, but Ajit reigns supreme

Even as NCP suffered reverses in its citadel of Pune district with just three out of 21 seats in its kitty, party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar romped home with a thumping margin of about 90,000 votes in the family pocket-borough of Baramati.

Assembly poll results: Will BJP pick NCP or Shiv Sena to form govt in Maharashtra?

BJP will need an ally to form government in Maharashtra. External support has been offered by Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party.Amid speculation about a possible reconciliation with the Shiv Sena.

Ready to extend outside support to BJP: NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday announced that it was ready to extend outside support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for forming government in Maharashtra.

NCP says it will play crucial role, BJP says no truck with it

 NCP leader Praful Patel on Thursday said that his party would play a crucial role in the formation of the next government in Maharashtra, while BJP, touted to emerge as the single largest party, said it would never join hands with the Sharad Pawar-led party.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Prithviraj Chavan, Sharad Pawar cast their votes

Major political leaders like Prithviraj Chavan, Sharad Pawar ,Supriya Sule,Ajit Pawar ,Sushil Shinde cast their votes

Assembly Elections: Maharashtra, Haryana go to polls

14.8 percent voter turnout recorded in Haryana till 10:30 am while Maharashtra records 10 percent

PM Narendra Modi's Madison Square Garden speech aired as BJP ad, complains Opposition

Congress and other political parties have criticised the BJP for using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Madison Square Garden speech in New York in the party's advertisement on TV to woo voters for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls, as per reports on Monday.

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Narendra Modi fires salvo at Congress, NCP, terms Maharashtra polls as their “final exam”
Narendra Modi fires salvo at Congress, NCP, terms Maharashtra polls as their “final exam”

Hitting out at the former Congress-NCP government in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it is time to remove those from the state during whose rule only chief ministers were changed instead of solving the problems of the state.

Sharad Pawar praises Uddhav Thackeray, says he is steering Sena well
Sharad Pawar praises Uddhav Thackeray, says he is steering Sena well

Amid speculation about realignment of parties in Maharashtra after October 15 poll, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday praised Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray for "working hard" to strengthen his party after the demise of his father and party founder Bal Thackeray in 2012.

Maharashtra polls: Sharad Pawar out of race for CM's post, won't take any post of power

Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life.

Modi undermining dignity of PM's post: Pawar

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused Sharad Pawar and his kin of "enslaving" people in his stronghold Baramati, the NCP chief on Sunday hit back at Modi, saying he was compromising the prestige of PM's post by lowering the standard of public debate with personal attacks.

NCP's corruption will surge if again voted to power: Modi
NCP's corruption will surge if again voted to power: Modi

Making a scathing attack on NCP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that if the Sharad Pawar-led party is voted to power again, it will further increase its "corrupt activities."

Maharashtra polls: Can Ajit Pawar deliver a win for the NCP?

The collapse of the 15-year-old Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance has thrown up new possibilities on Maharashtra's political landscape.