The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated on Tuesday with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to Assembly elections.
Alibaug: A day after his remarks about snap polls in Maharashtra created ripples, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said it was not his intention to topple the Devendra Fandnavis-led BJP government in the state.
In what would come as a shot in the arm for N Srinivasan, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) President Jagmohan Dalmiya has extended East Zone's support to the embattled BCCI President, who is seeking a third term as the Board chief, by signing the nomination papers for the December 17 elections.
The Shiv Sena on Wednesday hit out at NCP Sharad Pawar after he asked his party to be ready for snap poll, saying he "is known for playing politics of distrust" and was trying to take advantage of the current instability.
Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked his party workers to be prepared for snap polls in Maharashtra considering the political situation after the recent state Assembly Elections.
Hours after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar indicated the prospect of snap polls in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Tuesday rushed to support its estranged ally Bharatiya Janata Party.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has decided to keep their cards close to their chest as its supremo Jagmohan Dalmiya "refused to commit his support" for president-in-exile N Srinivasan and has told him that he will do so only after receiving the nod from Arun Jaitley.
Flagging left-wing extremism (LWE) as the government's top most agenda for intervention, the Centre on Wednesday said it will commit all resources at its disposal to eradicate the menace from the country.
The stage is set for Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to seek a vote of confidence in his minority government Wednesday as a special three-day session of the state assembly started here Monday.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar, whose party has extended crucial outside support to the BJP government in Maharashtra, on Monday said the decision was prompted by the need to avoid fresh elections but made it clear that the party will play the role of an effective Opposition.