India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday September 18, 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.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Thursday September 18, 2014
Raj Thackeray is the joker in the pack, writes Kumar Ketkar
Cities | mid-day.com | Thursday September 18, 2014
A close aide of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray says the Sena chief has decided on contesting the assembly elections from one of two constituencies in Mumbai Dadar or Vile Parle.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday September 18, 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 | Thursday September 18, 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 | Wednesday September 17, 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 | Tejas Mehta, Saurabh Gupta & Ketki Angre | Wednesday September 17, 2014
As BJP President Amit Shah lands in Mumbai to gather senior leaders in his party into a strategy session for the Maharashtra elections next month, ally Shiv Sena has used an editorial in its magazine the Saamna, to caution the BJP against taking "vot...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday September 17, 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 | Reported by Tejas Mehta and Ketki Angre | Wednesday September 17, 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.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Monday September 15, 2014
The Shiv Sena wants to contest nothing less than 155 of Maharashtra's 288 seats.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy is expected to meet Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray today amid a massive row over seat-sharing in election-bound Maharashtra that, according to top Sena sources, is a "possible make or break moment" for the long-time all...
India | Agencies | Monday September 15, 2014
A furious Shiv Sena has lashed out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan - who reportedly questioned Uddhav Thackeray's experience in running a government - and said his "mental condition is unstable like a patient in ICU."
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 15, 2014
Amid a sharp exchange of words with the Shiv Sena, a BJP leader has said talks on seat sharing between the two long-time partners in election-bound Maharashtra are at a standstill.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 14, 2014
With elections in Maharashtra just a month away, the war of words between long-time allies BJP and Shiv Sena over which party should the chief ministerial candidate be from, has intensified.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Saturday September 13, 2014
In the middle of tense talks over seat-sharing for the October 15 Maharashtra polls, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has delivered a sharp warning to long-time ally BJP, saying - "Excessive lust leads to divorce."
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 12, 2014
The politics of violence seems to be making a comeback to Maharashtra, barely a month before it goes to polls.
Cheat Sheet | Agencies | Friday September 12, 2014
Maharashtra and Haryana will vote for their next government on October 15; results will be declared on October 19.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
In a defiant move similar to her predecessor, newly-elected Mumbai Mayor Snehal Ambekar has refused to remove the red beacon light on her official car.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 10, 2014
Talks between the Shiv Sena and the BJP led 'Mahayuti' alliance to contest the Maharashtra assembly elections are "positive and in its final stages," Maharashtra BJP's president Devendra Fadnavis said today.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Sunday September 7, 2014
The wrangling over the chief minister's post in Maharashtra is clearly not over between the saffron allies BJP and Shiv Sena.