Assembly polls: 31 candidates withdrew in Nagpur

As many 31 candidates on Wednesday withdrew nominations on the last day of withdrawal for the October 15 Assembly polls in the Nagpur district.

BJP may have post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in Maha: Kalraj

Union Minister Kalraj Misra on Wednesday claimed that BJP will emerge as the largest party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra and said there may be a post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in the state.

Uddhav frowns at proposed Modi poll rallies in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday wondered why has former ally BJP felt the need for holding "so many" election rallies by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Maharashtra.

Anant Geete rules out resignation, says Shiv Sena still part of NDA

Anant Geete, Shiv Sena's lone member in the Union Cabinet, on Wednesday said he will not resign as the Heavy Industries Minister after his party decided to continue in NDA despite parting ways with BJP for Maharashtra polls.

Relatives to slug it out in Maharashtra poll ring

Maharashtra will witness many politicians battling it out against their relatives who are contesting as candidates of rival parties to enter the Assembly.

Shiv Sena will not win more than 20-22 seats: Narayan Rane

Former Industries Minister Narayan Rane took potshots at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, claiming that it will not get more than 20-22 seats in the October 10 state Assembly elections.

Maharashtar polls: Shiv Sena will not win more than 20-22 seats, says Narayan Rane

Former Industries Minister Narayan Rane took potshots at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, claiming that it will not get more than 20-22 seats in the October 10 state Assembly elections.

Golden Triangle zone a litmus test for parties in Maha polls

New Delhi: As Maharashtra goes to polls next month, the key stakeholders in the multi-cornered Assembly election would be eyeing a strong performance in the Golden Triangle zone of the state, which may come to have a crucial bearing on who forms the government there.

Decision on staying with NDA after talks with PM: Uddhav Thackeray
Decision on staying with NDA after talks with PM: Uddhav Thackeray

A day after announcing that Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete would resign from the Modi government, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday that, as of now, there is no proposal to pull out of the NDA government.

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.

RSS rapped BJP for breaking alliance: Shiv Sena

The RSS has criticised the state BJP for snapping the 25-year-old partnership with it last week, the Shiv Sena said in its party mouthpiece on Tuesday.

Will not to say anything against Shiv Sena, our aim is to defeat Congress, NCP in Maharashtra: BJP
Will not to say anything against Shiv Sena, our aim is to defeat Congress, NCP in Maharashtra: BJP

BJP MLA and president of party's Maharashtra unit Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that they had tried their best to save the alliance with Shiv Sena but there was no flexibility in discussions.

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".

Dangle supports Sena, defies Athawale's decision to back BJP

Arjun Dangle, a spokesperson of Ramdas Athawale-led Republican Party Of India, on Monday declared support to Shiv Sena for the next month's Maharashtra assembly elections.

Congress is not our political rival: NCP leader Sunil Tatkare

Despite parting ways with the Congress which was the Nationalist Congress Party's (NCP) ally for 15 years, the NCP said here on Monday that its former partner is not its political adversary.

Shiv Sena's Anant Geete to quit Modi cabinet
Shiv Sena's Anant Geete to quit Modi cabinet

As expected, the Shiv Sena on Monday announced that Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete would resign from the Modi government.

MPCC chief targets BJP, NCP over Prez rule

Terming as "unfortunate" the imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra on the eve of Assembly elections, state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre on Monday said there was no urgency for such a move and alleged it was outcome of a "covert deal" between the NCP and BJP.

I got Rajya Sabha seat for Athawale: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray Monday made an embarrassing revelation here that he had personally intervened to secure a Rajya Sabha seat for Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale.

Maha polls: BJP to begin massive election campaign today, ready to hold 300 rallies in two days
Maha polls: BJP to begin massive election campaign today, ready to hold 300 rallies in two days

After calling off a 25-year-old alliance with Shiv Sena, the BJP is set to launch a two-day massive campaign in the state on Monday in a bid to woo a large number of voters for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly polls.

7,666 candidates file nomination for Maharashtra Assembly polls

As many as 7,666 candidates have filed their nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies.