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Shiv Sena will form govt with BJP in Maharashtra only after it agrees on 50-50 formula: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena will form govt with BJP in Maharashtra only after it agrees on 50-50 formula: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has placed a condition before the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) before forming a government together in Maharashtra. Thackeray has bluntly told the BJP that the party

Oct 25, 2019, 21:20 PM IST
All India Mahila Congress writes to Amit Shah over Gopal Kanda's support to BJP in Haryana

All India Mahila Congress writes to Amit Shah over Gopal Kanda's support to BJP in Haryana

The former Member of Parliament further stated that taking support from Kanda raised questions over BJP's resolution of providing security to women.

Oct 25, 2019, 19:01 PM IST
3.2 million tweets recorded for #AssemblyElections2019

3.2 million tweets recorded for #AssemblyElections2019

Among the most mentioned state leaders on Twitter were Devendra Fadnavis, Manohar Lal Khattar, Aaditya Thackeray, Sharad Pawar, and Subhash Barala. In Haryana, the BJP garnered 54 per cent of the

Oct 25, 2019, 16:34 PM IST
Only 24 women candidates win in Maharashtra assembly election

Only 24 women candidates win in Maharashtra assembly election

Among the 24, 12 women belonged to BJP and Shiv Sena had two female winners. From Congress five women candidates emerged victorious whereas three were from NCP. Two independent candidates also bagged

Oct 25, 2019, 16:07 PM IST
BJP legislative party to meet in Chandigarh on October 26: Anil Jain

BJP legislative party to meet in Chandigarh on October 26: Anil Jain

BJP's Anil Jain further stated that after electing the leader of the legislative party in the meeting, BJP will meet the Governor of Haryana to stake a claim for the government formation.

Oct 25, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
Dushyant Chautala meets father Ajay Chautala in Tihar jail before final decision on government formation in Haryana

Dushyant Chautala meets father Ajay Chautala in Tihar jail before final decision on government formation in Haryana

"I have taken permission from Tihar Jail to meet my father today," Dushyant Chautala said.

Oct 25, 2019, 15:06 PM IST
Final seat tally of parties in Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections

Final seat tally of parties in Haryana, Maharashtra Assembly elections

It wasn't an easy race for the BJP in Haryana, where the party failed to cross the halfway-mark to claim a majority in the 90-member Assembly. Meanwhile, in Maharashtra, the BJP had joined hands with

Oct 25, 2019, 13:34 PM IST
Posters depicting Aditya Thackeray as Maharashtra CM surface in Mumbai's Worli

Posters depicting Aditya Thackeray as Maharashtra CM surface in Mumbai's Worli

Aditya Thackeray is the first member of the family in the party's history to contest elections. He emerged out victorious from Worli Assembly constituency after defeating NCP candidate Suresh Mane by

Oct 25, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Watch: BJP candidate Sonali Phogat's TikTok video after Haryana assembly election results goes viral

Watch: BJP candidate Sonali Phogat's TikTok video after Haryana assembly election results goes viral

The video was posted on her TikTok account after the Haryana assembly election results were out. Sonali Phogar, who got a ticket to fight the election based on her popularity, lost Adampur seat to

Oct 25, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
As Haryana votes for hung assembly, here are three options how BJP, Congress and 'kingmaker' JJP can form government

As Haryana votes for hung assembly, here are three options how BJP, Congress and 'kingmaker' JJP can form government

Haryana ended up with a hung assembly on Thursday with the BJP falling short of six seats to form the next government. However, speculations are rife that Dushyant Chautala's JJP, which eyes on the

Oct 25, 2019, 07:44 AM IST
Maharashtra stays with BJP-Shiv Sena, Haryana ends with a hung Assembly

Maharashtra stays with BJP-Shiv Sena, Haryana ends with a hung Assembly

Though the BJP managed to finish as the single largest party in both Maharashtra and Haryana, the performance of the ruling party was far below the expectations of BJP leaders and political observers

Oct 24, 2019, 23:59 PM IST
Maharashtra gets BJP-Shiv Sena government but Sharad Pawar proves his mettle

Maharashtra gets BJP-Shiv Sena government but Sharad Pawar proves his mettle

In 2014 Assembly election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) finished on top with 122 seats in its kitty, while its coalition partner Shiv Sena managed to win 63 seats. The Congress won 42 seats in

Oct 24, 2019, 22:21 PM IST
Congress resurgence, JJP rise stop BJP short of majority in Haryana

Congress resurgence, JJP rise stop BJP short of majority in Haryana

On the other hand, Congress under the leadership of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda left everyone stunned with its performance by winning 31 seats, 16 more than 2014 election.

Oct 24, 2019, 21:15 PM IST
It is an exceptional win in Haryana for BJP: PM Narendra Modi

It is an exceptional win in Haryana for BJP: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the BJP workers at the party headquarters here, Prime Minister Modi also thanked the people for putting their faith in the BJP in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls. "The way the

Oct 24, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
15 new MLAs in touch with BJP, defeat in Satara, Parali shocking: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

15 new MLAs in touch with BJP, defeat in Satara, Parali shocking: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis stressed that the new government will be of BJP and Shiv Sena and the two parties will go ahead according to what been decided between them before the polls.

Oct 24, 2019, 17:49 PM IST
Shiv Sena takes tough stand after Maharashtra Assembly election result, tells BJP will form govt on 50-50 formula

Shiv Sena takes tough stand after Maharashtra Assembly election result, tells BJP will form govt on 50-50 formula

The Sena chief further added that discussions should be held and then it should be decided that who would become the chief minister of Maharashtra. He also thanked the people of Maharashtra for their

Oct 24, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
TikTok star Sonali Phogat with over 19 lakh followers loses election, secures just 34,000 votes

TikTok star Sonali Phogat with over 19 lakh followers loses election, secures just 34,000 votes

Sonali Phogat, who is followed by over 19 lakh people on TikTok, suffered a massive defeat in Adampur seat, where she was fielded against senior Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi, a three-time sitting

Oct 24, 2019, 17:01 PM IST
Not an easy road for BJP in Haryana as prominent leaders lose election

Not an easy road for BJP in Haryana as prominent leaders lose election

Prominent faces from BJP like Captain Abhimanyu, TikTok star Sonali Phogat, who made her political debut, Nagendra Bhadana and others lost the election. Among the sports personalities - Babita Phogat

Oct 24, 2019, 16:25 PM IST
JJP holds key to power in Haryana, says Ashok Tanwar on assembly election

JJP holds key to power in Haryana, says Ashok Tanwar on assembly election

As the counting of Haryana assembly elections 2019 results is underway, former Congress leader Ashok Tanwar on Thursday asserted that key to power is in Jannayak Janata Party`s (JJP) hands in the

Oct 24, 2019, 16:11 PM IST
Maharashtra BJP workers celebrate in Mumbai as party returns to power

Maharashtra BJP workers celebrate in Mumbai as party returns to power

Celebrations began at the BJP state office in Mumbai with the party leading on 93 assembly seats and winning eight seats in Maharashtra.

Oct 24, 2019, 16:07 PM IST