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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

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

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 Shiv Sena ahead of the election and therefore, a coalition government will be formed. 

Oct 25, 2019, 13:34 PM IST

People will beat those with shoes who align with BJP: Deepender Singh Hooda

BJP got 40 out of 90 Assembly seats in the recently held Haryana Assembly elections, while Congress bagged 31 and Dushyant Chautala's JJP won 10 seats.

Oct 25, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

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 a margin of over 70,000 votes.

Oct 25, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

Live: BJP and JJP will together form government in Haryana, confirms Amit Shah

Here are the latest updates on Haryana assembly election result and government formation in the state.

Oct 25, 2019, 10:26 AM IST

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 three-time MLA and Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.

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

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 kingmaker's role in deciding on Haryana's fate, might lend support to BJP and sources also said that he will be given a prominent position if a coalition government is formed.

Oct 25, 2019, 07:44 AM IST