India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
The centre should take immediate steps for carving out a separate Vidarbha state from Maharashtra before the assembly elections "as promised" by the BJP, Congress leader Vilas Muttemwar said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
Ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gave a pep talk to party workers in Mumbai, telling them that they should go to the people with confidence and work in unison for "Congress-free" state.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir, BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday held meetings with leaders of these states and asked the partymen to gear up to ensure the party's victory at the hustings.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Preparations of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for the upcoming State Assembly elections in Maharashtra is on full swing with the party drafting its blue print for the election, party leader and MLA Pravin Darekar said today.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Amit Shah, the new BJP president, today met the leaders of his party's Maharashtra and Jharkhand units.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre, Written by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday July 16, 2014
As BJP starts working on a strategy to wrest power in Maharashtra after a gap of decade-and-a-half, it has asked ministers of the Narendra Modi government, and of the states where it is in power, to spend a day in each of the 288 assembly constituenc...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Sunday July 13, 2014
Congress leader and former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan has been found guilty by the Election Commission of fudging poll expenses during state elections in 2009.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Written by Devesh Kumar | Friday July 11, 2014
Elections to the Maharashtra assembly are less than three months away, but irritants in the decade-and-a-half old Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) partnership are threatening to cast a shadow on their preparations. Chief Minister Prithviraj ...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar today said a decision about when to hold the meeting on seat-sharing for Maharashtra Assembly polls will be taken after consulting state Congress chief Manikrao Thakre.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
Maharashtra Congress today gave the former Chief Minister Ashok Chavan the responsibility of drawing up Assembly elections strategy for Marathwada region.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 3, 2014
Buoyed by the party's spectacular showing in the Lok Sabha elections, several office-bearers of the Maharashtra BJP today said the party must not play second fiddle to alliance partner
Cities | Tejas Mehta | Thursday June 26, 2014
Now that it's getting ready for elections, Mumbai is getting a whole lot of love. First, the government watered down a hike in train fares to ensure commuters do not spurn the BJP and its ally, the Shiv Sena, in the assembly election, expected in the...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 24, 2014
A day before train journeys start costing substantially more, the government was asked to withdraw the hike in fares by its own lawmakers from Maharashtra, where assembly elections are expected in October.
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Friday June 20, 2014
The Congress is looking for a viable candidate to replace its Chief Minister in Maharashtra, Prithviraj Chavan ahead of the state assembly elections scheduled later this year, said sources.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Devesh Kumar | Friday June 13, 2014
The Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) government in Maharashtra is likely to recognize the Marathas as a backward class and reserve 20 per cent seats for them in government jobs and educational institutions, in a move that is certain to invit...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Smarting from the Lok Sabha poll debacle, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is eliciting views of legislators about what went wrong and has been told the party could avoid meeting a similar fate in the assembly polls if it takes decision o...
People | NDTV.com | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Gopinath Munde, union rural development minister, who died this morning of a heart attack after a road accident in Delhi, was one of the BJP's top leaders in Maharashtra, and was considered to be the BJP's chief ministerial candidate for the assembly...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 3, 2014
Maharashtra Industries Minister Narayan Rane is reportedly contemplating quitting the Congress.
Election 2014 | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday June 1, 2014
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, who is smarting from a defeat in the recently held Lok Sabha elections, announced on Saturday at a rally in Mumbai that he will contest this year's Assembly polls. Will his estranged cousin Uddhav follo...
Election 2014 | Tejas Mehta | Sunday June 1, 2014
In perhaps the most significant development in Maharashtra post the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray announced on Saturday at a rally in Mumbai that he will contest this year's Assembly polls.