India | Reported by Ketki Angre | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, whose 25-year alliance with the BJP has just come unhinged, taunted his former political spouse today about the series of rallies it has planned in Maharashtra for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign from Saturday in Maharashtra, where his BJP is newly single after ending a 25-year alliance with the Shiv Sena.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to lead his party the BJP's campaign in Maharashtra and Haryana, the two states where assembly polls will be held this month.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday September 30, 2014
With just two weeks to go for Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray tells NDTV that he never thought the Sena-BJP alliance would end. Speaking on the show Walk The Talk, the Sena chief says his party was ready to comprom...
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Raj has been eclipsed; Uddhav appears strong, writes Kumar Ketkar
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
Senior NCP leader and spokesman Ankush Kakde's nomination as the party candidate for a city Assembly seat for October 15 elections was officially declared invalid during scrutiny on Monday.
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Monday September 29, 2014
Four days after the saffron alliance in Maharashtra split, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced that the party's only minister in the Narendra Modi government - Anant Geete - will resign. Mr Geete holds the heavy industries portfolio.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 28, 2014
In an irony of sorts, the nomination form of Ankush Kakde of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which has 'clock' as its symbol, got rejected after he could not attach an important form to his election affidavit in time.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 28, 2014
Upset with the new guard in the Nationalist Congress Party, or NCP, and the way it has gone about ticket distribution in the coming elections, a chunk of the minority leaders in the party has resigned. And they could be heading for the Shiv Sena or t...
India | Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Sunday September 28, 2014
President's Rule was imposed in Maharashtra today - three days after the Nationalist Congress Part, or NCP, formally ended its ties with the Congress, reducing the Prithviraj Chavan government to a minority.
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday September 28, 2014
Two days after the BJP dumped the Shiv Sena, its 25-year-old saffron partner, the latter's chief Uddhav Thackeray at an election rally in Mumbai on Saturday taunted the BJP, saying "we will show them what a wave means."
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 27, 2014
Prithviraj Chavan's resignation as Maharashtra chief minister has been accepted by Governor CV Rao, an official said today.
Assembly | Written by Ketki Angre | Saturday September 27, 2014
The Congress has declared a third set of candidates on the last day of filing nominations for the Maharashtra assembly elections. The list includes three names which will replace the Congress candidates previously declared as the party's official con...
India | Written by Ketki Angre | Saturday September 27, 2014
The BJP on Friday evening declared its candidates for 172 of the 288 seats for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The remaining seats are expected to be taken by allies that were originally part of the Mahayuti or grand alliance forged between six p...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 27, 2014
A day after parting ways with its oldest ally Shiv Sena, BJP today released its first list of 172 candidates for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections that includes its top leaders in the state.
Cheat Sheet | Tejas Mehta | Friday September 26, 2014
The Congress' Prithviraj Chavan has resigned as Maharashtra chief minister after his government was reduced to a minority with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) withdrawing support last evening. President's Rule is expected to be imposed in the st...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 26, 2014
A day after ending its 25-year-old alliance with the Shiv Sena, the BJP today ruled out a post-poll tie-up with the Sharad Pawar-led NCP after the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly elections.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Friday September 26, 2014
As he was going through a bitter break-up with the BJP, Uddhav Thackeray twice phoned his estranged cousin and political rival, Raj Thackeray, said sources.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Ketki Angre, Edited by Mala Das | Friday September 26, 2014
After ending its 25-year alliance with the Shiv Sena, the BJP today announced its "Mission 145" to rival its former ally's "Mission 150", which means the party wants to win at least 145 of the 288 seats in Maharashtra and "form government on our own ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday September 26, 2014
After ending its 25-year alliance with the Shiv Sena, the BJP today announced its "Mission 145" to rival its former ally's "Mission 150", which means the party wants to win at least 145 of 288 seats in the October 15 Maharashtra polls.