Maharashtra Assembly poll

BJP to contest on 164 seats along with smaller allies, Shiv Sena gets 124 seats for Maharashtra assembly election: Sources

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena on Tuesday finalised a seat-sharing agreement for the upcoming Maharashtra assembly election, according to sources. A day after formally announcing an alliance, both the BJP and Shiv Sena released a list of 125 candidates and 71 candidates respectively on Tuesday on who will be contesting the poll for the 288-member Assembly.

Oct 01, 2019, 20:42 PM IST

Allies will do better with BJP symbol in Maharashtra Assembly polls: Girish Mahajan

The BJP's allies in the state, besides the Shiv Sena, include the Republican Party of India (Athavale group) Rashtriya Samaj Paksh (RSP), Rayat Kranti Sena (RKS) and Shiv Sangram.

Jun 04, 2019, 19:11 PM IST

No alliance with VBA or MNS for Maharashtra Assembly polls: Congress

The Congress in Maharashtra Tuesday ruled out any pre-poll alliance with the Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi (VBA) or the Raj Thackeray-led MNS for the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

May 28, 2019, 18:03 PM IST

We are the new 'big brother': BJP's Maha poll in-charge Mathur

Amid continuing stand-off with Shiv Sena, BJP's Maharashtra Assembly poll in-charge Om Mathur today said his party was the new "big brother" in the state and others should not think themselves as bigger when "the people's verdict is otherwise".

Oct 21, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

On campaign trail, Modi hits back at rivals over Pak aggression

Under fire, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a counter offensive against Congress and NCP on ceasefire violations by Pakistan, saying such issues should not be dragged into political discourse as he hauled them over the coals over corruption in Maharashtra.

Oct 09, 2014, 21:51 PM IST