India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday October 1, 2014
Aditya Thackeray, the 24-year-old leader of the Shiv Sena, today told NDTV that while his party's partnership with the BJP has ended in Maharashtra, "the alliance stays at different levels."
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 | Mid-day.com | Wednesday October 1, 2014
After being seemingly caught unawares by the end of its alliance with the BJP, the Shiv Sena has made a near-miraculous recovery, if its leaders are to be believed.
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...
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 | Saurabh Gupta | Monday September 29, 2014
The Bharatiya Janata Party, which recently split from its 25-year-old ally Shiv Sena, is planning to hold 300 rallies in two days across Maharashtra for the upcoming assembly election in the state.
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 | 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 | Ketki Angre | Sunday September 28, 2014
At the height of intense political rivalry and in spite of a bitter separation, the Shiv Sena has decided not to field its candidate against BJP's Pankaja Munde, daughter of Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died earlier this year in a road accident.
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.
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.
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.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Friday September 26, 2014
Balasaheb Thackeray enjoyed trust and affection of Vajpayee, writes Kumar Ketkar
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Ketki Angre | Friday September 26, 2014
It's the morning after it said good-bye to the Shiv Sena, and an unshackled BJP is reportedly ready to announce its first list of 190 candidates for the Maharashtra elections to be held on October 15. Sources said the party will contest about 250 of ...
India | Reported by Ketki Angre | Friday September 26, 2014
As two old alliances came apart over seat-sharing on one dramatic Thursday in Maharashtra, the state's chief minister Prithviraj Chavan of the Congress questioned the timing.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre and Tejas Mehta; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 26, 2014
"The alliance with the Shiv Sena is over," the BJP said in Mumbai this evening, ending a 25-year-old partnership. It said it was taking the decision with a "heavy heart" and promised a courteous break-up.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 26, 2014
"The alliance with the Shiv Sena is over", the BJP said in Mumbai this evening, ending a 25-year-old partnership.
India | Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday September 25, 2014
The BJP has all but called off its 25-year-old alliance with the Shiv Sena, sources have said. After yet another meeting between the two parties - who have bickered for days over allocation of seats for the Maharashtra elections now less than three w...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 25, 2014
BJP president Amit Shah today cancelled his trip to Mumbai for the second straight day amid strong indications of a deepening crisis over seat-sharing with long-time ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra.