Assembly Elections Results

Maharashtra Governor invites Devendra Fadnavis to form government, prove majority by November 11

The tenure of Maharashtra Assembly ends on Saturday. 

Nov 09, 2019, 19:57 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly's term ends November 9 but Devendra Fadnavis will remain in office: Sources

Even as the stalemate over government formation in Maharashtra continues, the sources asserted that there is no need to extend the tenure of the state government as it can continue its work till the process of government formation completes.

Nov 07, 2019, 18:15 PM IST

BJP to meet Governor on Thursday, Shiv Sena remains adamant on 50:50 formula

Earlier, speaking to reporters BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar had said, "A delegation led by party state president Chandrakant Patil will meet Governor in the morning. Today`s meeting was to discuss several things including implementation of relief packages for farmers, the party`s expansion and possibilities of the new party-state President."

Nov 06, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

NCP chief Sharad Pawar meets Sonia Gandhi, says 'responsibility of BJP-Shiv Sena to form govt in Maharashtra'

The leaders of the two allies are expected to discuss the unfolding political situation in Maharashtra. They are likely to clarify their stand after the meeting whether to support the Shiv Sena, which is not happy with its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Nov 04, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Shiv Sena will not be an obstacle in government formation in Maharashtra: Sanjay Raut after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari

Earlier in the day, Sanjay Raut said that his meeting with Governor Koshyari would be a mere `courtesy visit`. Speaking to media persons in Mumbai, Raut said, "It is a courtesy visit. He is a very experienced leader as he has been a union minister and a chief minister. Due to the elections, I was unable to meet him earlier."

Nov 04, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis will be chief minister, there is no 50-50 formula: Ramdas Athawale

Amid the scrimmage going on between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena over the government formation in Maharashtra, Union Minister Ramdas Athawale on Thursday stated that Devendra Fadnavis will be the next chief minister, adding that there is no 50-50 formula.

Oct 31, 2019, 14:55 PM IST

Shiv Sena hits out at Centre over economic slowdown, asks 'itna sannata kyun hai bhai'

The Editorial while reminding that Dhanteras and Laxmi Pooja has already gone, said, "There are two days left for 'Navvarsha' and 'Bhaiyya Duj'. However, due to slowdown, purchases in the markets have been 30-40 per cent lesser. Due to GST and Demonetisation, the economic situation is deteriorating day by day instead of improving."

Oct 28, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

BJP and Shiv Sena meet Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari separately, extend Diwali greetings

The first to call on the Governor was Shiv Sena`s Transport Minister in the outgoing cabinet Diwakar Raote. After the meeting, he said, "I come to meet the Governor every year on the occasion of Diwali. It has been my tradition for the past over five decades." He added, "There was no discussion on our politics," he added and requested that "no political motives should be attributed to the courtesy call" on the Governor.

Oct 28, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

BJP and Shiv Sena to separately meet Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Monday

The Shiv Sena is likely to inform the Governor about their stand and urge not to take the pre-poll alliance seriously while inviting the largest single party BJP  in next govt formation as the Shiv Sena is looking for 50-50 sharing formula.

Oct 28, 2019, 10:57 AM IST

Amid tussle with BJP on government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena demands written assurance on 50:50 formula

"In our meeting, it was decided that like Amit Shah had promised 50:50 formula before Lok Sabha polls, similarly both allies should get chance to run the government for 2.5-2.5 years. So Shiv Sena should also have CM. Uddhav Thackeray should get this assurance in writing from BJP," Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik said.

Oct 26, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

BJP not taking support from Gopal Kanda in Haryana, clarifies Ravi Shankar Prasad

"BJP is not taking support from Kanda. Six Independents are supporting us. We are forming a stable government with an alliance with Dushyant Chautala's party," Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said after the party meeting. 

Oct 26, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM for second term on Diwali

BJP has sealed a deal with Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janshakti Party (JJP) to form government in Haryana. The decision on the alliance was taken by Amit Shah on Friday after a joint meeting of BJP and JJP leaders.

Oct 26, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray calls meeting with Shiv Sena leaders on government formation, BJP to discuss about 50-50 formula

It is not possible for the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra only without the help of Shiv Sena. In the 288-member Assembly, a total of 105 BJP MLAs have won the election while Shiv Sena won 56 seats. BJP is not even close to the halfway-mark to claim majority to form a government on its own. 

Oct 26, 2019, 11:04 AM IST

Dushyant Chautala's party 'was and will always be BJP's B team', says Congress

The BJP and JJP have decided to come together to form a government in Haryana. While the chief minister's post will remain with the BJP, the JJP will get the post of deputy chief minister. 

Oct 26, 2019, 07:58 AM IST

'Young soch wins': Posters celebrating Aditya Thackeray's electoral victory take over Mumbai

Aditya Thackeray emerged out victorious from Worli Assembly constituency after defeating NCP candidate Suresh Mane by a margin of over 67,000 votes. He is the first member of the family in Shiv Sena's history to contest the election.

Oct 26, 2019, 07:10 AM IST

BJP and JJP seal deal for formation of government in Haryana; Deputy CM will be from Dushyant Chautala’s party

Addressing the media late in the evening, Shah said that both the BJP and JJP have decided that they will form the government together, in Haryana as they have accepted the mandate by the people of the state. He asserted that the chief minister will be from the BJP and deputy chief minister will be from the regional party. A meeting was held at the residence of Shah following which the decision was announced.

Oct 25, 2019, 22:53 PM IST

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 should first agree on the 50-50 formula and only after that the Shiv Sena will decide to form a government with the BJP.

Oct 25, 2019, 21:20 PM IST

JJP will be part of govt in Haryana, no outside support: Dushyant Chautala

The JJP leader, during a press conference, said that his party will ally with which ever political party agrees to its common minimum program.

Oct 25, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

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

Haryana Assembly elections 2019: JJP wins 10 seats

The much-awaited results of the Haryana Assembly elections were out on October 24. It was a tough fight between the Congress and the BJP. The Congress 's performance wasn't as disappointing as it was in Lok Sabha Elections. They managed to grab 31 seats out of 91 in Haryana.

Oct 25, 2019, 14:39 PM IST