India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 5, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today expanded his Council of Ministers to include the Shiv Sena, which returns as the BJP's ally in the state after a brief parting. 20 new ministers were sworn in today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
Nationalist Congress Party or NCP Chief and former union minister Sharad Pawar is scheduled to undergo a surgery at a private hospital in Mumbai tomorrow after he sustained a leg injury from a fall at his Delhi residence and was flown.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 3, 2014
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has been flown to Mumbai by air this morning after a fall at his Delhi home last night.
Press Trust of India | Friday November 28, 2014
Phil Hughes who was in contention for a Test recall for the coming series against India, died at the St Vincent's Hospital on Thursday, where he was battling for life after being hit on the head by a bouncer from Sean Abbott in a Sheffield Shield mat...
Blog | Rishi Majumder | Friday November 21, 2014
6 simple steps for mega-clout despite losing an election.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday November 18, 2014
The minority government headed by Devendra Fadnavis in Maharashtra could consider itself warned - a party which had pledged support has indicated that's not a reliable offer.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Saturday November 15, 2014
N. Srinivasan is among 13 names who are being probed for their alleged links with corruption in IPL. The Supreme Court is yet to give Srinivasan a clean chit to contest BCCI elections.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Friday November 14, 2014
Rana Ayyub on Sharad Pawar, master politician.
Mid-Day.com | Friday November 14, 2014
Although N Srinivasan, the BCCI president in exile, is a strong favourite to win if the Supreme Court permits, Sharad Pawar is known to enter the fray only when he is confident of victory.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Monday November 10, 2014
Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has reminded the BJP that his party's offer of support when its minority government seeks a trust vote in the Maharashtra Assembly on Wednesday, stands.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Saurabh Gupta and Tejas Mehta; Edited by Vishnu Varma | Monday November 10, 2014
After a meeting in Mumbai on Sunday, the Shiv Sena served the BJP not divorce papers, but a fresh ultimatum. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said his party will serve as the opposition in Maharashtra if the BJP accepts support from Sharad Pawar's Nationa...
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
Pawar's decision to attend the AGM, deferred to November from its usual dates in September by the BCCI's all-powerful working committee to pave the way for president-in-exile Narayanaswami Srinivasan's return at the helm, could queer the pitch for th...
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Friday November 7, 2014
Full-term anxiety being raised by section of BJP, writes Kumar Ketkar.
Assembly | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday October 28, 2014
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will watch as his party forms the government in Maharashtra for the very first time - at a grand ceremony at Mumbai's famous Wankhede Stadium, a small cabinet of ministers from the BJP will take their oath.
Assembly | Ketki Angre | Tuesday October 21, 2014
After days of saying "let's talk" but steering largely clear of each other, the BJP and the Shiv Sena are officially opening negotiations for a reconciliation that could allow them to form the next government in Maharashtra together.
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The Shiv Sena today tore into Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party or NCP, which has emerged as its rival for an alliance with the BJP in Maharashtra.
Assembly | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain | Monday October 20, 2014
On Sunday evening, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray reportedly made a phone call to BJP chief Amit Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present and also participated, sources at Matoshree - the Thackeray residence in Mumbai - claimed.
Elections | Pawan Khera | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Never under-estimate Sharad Pawar, says Pawan Khera.
Assembly | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Sunday October 19, 2014
The BJP has won Maharashtra with its strongest-ever performance -but to form the government, it needs about 21 more seats. Ready, volunteered Sharad Pawar's party, the NCP, whose offer for external support gives the BJP mega-clout in dealing with the...
Assembly | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 13, 2014
On the penultimate day of canvassing for the October 15 Maharashtra elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi escalated his attack on Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party, or NCP. The abbreviation, he said, stood for "Naturally Corrupt Party," bri...