India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 21, 2014
Mahadeo Jankar, president of Rashtriya Samaj Party (RSP), a part of 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance of opposition parties) has asked Shiv Sena and BJP to finalize the seat-sharing formula by tomorrow, threatening that he would be out of the alliance other...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday September 21, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party has begun its brainstorming session to resolve a crisis with its oldest ally in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing the party's central election committee meeting to discuss ways to convince...
India | Reported by Ketki Angre and Tejas Mehta, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday September 21, 2014
In a final effort to save its alliance with long-time ally BJP, the Shiv Sena today proposed yet another seat sharing formula for the Maharashtra polls, saying it was ready to contest from 151 seats, four seats short of its earlier demand of 155.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Sunday September 21, 2014
It's battles of allies as Maharashtra Assembly elections near. Shiv Sena and BJP have already been squabbling over seat sharing for next month's assembly election, and now the Congress and NCP combine - which has ruled the state together since 1999 -...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Sunday September 21, 2014
The BJP has rejected the final offer made by partner Shiv Sena on seat sharing for the Maharashtra elections now only 24 days away. Sources had said that Sena wants to contest 155 of the 288 seats in the assembly and suggested that the BJP contest 12...
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday September 20, 2014
Top leaders of the BJP's core group in Maharashtra met on Saturday morning to reportedly discuss a way out of the current stalemate over seat-sharing with long-time ally Shiv Sena.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Saturday September 20, 2014
After an exchange of tough words for days, leaders of the Shiv Sena and the BJP met in a residential complex in south Mumbai and emerged to say they are considering "a formula" on seat sharing, which has brought their alliance on the brink.
India | Written by Sreenivasan Jain | Friday September 19, 2014
Ahead of the Maharashtra elections, the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance has made headlines for an imminent crisis. But Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and from the Congress party, told NDTV that the Congress-NCP alliance is also not resolved....
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Friday September 19, 2014
They have squabbled over seats before, but this time the crisis is deep and the alliance with the BJP is in trouble, senior Shiv Sena leaders admit.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 19, 2014
In the game of brinksmanship that the partners of 25 years are playing over seat-sharing for the Maharashtra elections, the Shiv Sena this morning sought to explain how it views its relationship with the BJP.
India | Reported by Syed Imtiaz Jaleel, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday September 19, 2014
On the last day of her 3000-kilometre Sangharsh Yatra, BJP legislator Pankaja Munde made it clear that she has inherited the political legacy of her father.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday September 19, 2014
A day after the BJP blinked on seat sharing with long-time ally Shiv Sena for next month's Maharashtra polls, the party has set a deadline for the Sena.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Friday September 19, 2014
Late on Wednesday night, the BJP drew up a list of 119 seats that the party would like to contest in next month's state elections in Maharashtra.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday September 19, 2014
After days of tense stand-off between long-time allies BJP and the Shiv Sena over seat sharing for the upcoming polls in Maharashtra, the BJP has finally climbed down.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Saurabh Gupta, Ketki Angre | Friday September 19, 2014
As BJP President Amit Shah reached Mumbai to gather senior leaders in his party into a strategy session for the Maharashtra elections next month, ally Shiv Sena dug in its heels. While an editorial in its magazine the Saamna cautioned the BJP against...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday September 19, 2014
BJP President Amit Shah will head a meeting of the party's core committee in Maharashtra in Mumbai today evening, days after talks between his party and long-time ally Shiv Sena over seat sharing for the forthcoming state polls hit a roadblock.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Friday September 19, 2014
A day after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said it would settle for nothing less than a 50-50 partnership over contesting seats in next month's Maharashtra assembly elections, its ally, the Congress, said that this wasn't possible.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 16, 2014
Senior BJP leader Uma Bharti today said the reverses suffered by the party in assembly by-polls in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat should not be linked with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta and Ketki Angre | Friday September 19, 2014
The BJP has been advised to draw lessons from its sub-par performance in by-elections today not only by its political rivals, but also members of key ally, the Shiv Sena.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 19, 2014
Mulayam Singh Yadav's Samajwadi Party is the big winner of today's round of by-elections, winning eight of 11 seats in Uttar Pradesh, ten of which were previously held by the BJP and one by its ally the Apna Dal. A triumphant UP chief minister Akhi...