India | NDTV.com | Friday October 31, 2014
Today, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis addressed the media for the first time after becoming Maharashtra chief minister. Mr Fadnavis was sworn-in earlier today at a ceremony at the Wankhede stadium.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday October 31, 2014
Uddhav Thackeray, the top leader of the Shiv Sena, was a little late to the BJP's blockbuster inaugural ceremony in Maharashtra today. That meant he missed Devendra Fadnavis of the BJP taking oath as the new Chief Minister. But his presence signaled ...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Friday October 31, 2014
It's show-time for the BJP, which is forming its first government in Maharashtra with an epic inauguration ceremony at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday October 31, 2014
It's show-time for the BJP, which will form its first government in Maharashtra with an epic inauguration ceremony at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre, Written by Suparna Singh | Friday October 31, 2014
A timely phone call has persuaded Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to attend this evening's big bang ceremony where Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in as the head of the new Maharashtra government.
India | Written by Suparna Singh | Friday October 31, 2014
When the BJP's first government in Maharashtra is sworn in today, former ally Shiv Sena will be confined to the role of spectator. "No Shiv Sena leader will be inducted," said BJP General Secretary Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday, though he added that ...
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Unlike Rahul Gandhi, Uddhav has no alibi, writes Rana Ayyub.
India | Deepshikha Ghosh | Sunday October 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tea party for allies today may not feature a grand reunion between the ruling BJP and the Shiv Sena even though the former allies are taking tentative steps towards reviving their partnership to take power in Maharashtr...
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 | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The BJP is taking its time to review options for its partner to form the next government in Maharashtra. With NCP offering external support to a BJP government, former ally Shiv Sena, which has already made overtures, is being made to sweat. Sena sai...
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.
Assembly | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 20, 2014
The politicking over a post-poll tie-up to form the next government of Maharashtra got hectic on Sunday evening, when Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a call to BJP chief Amit Shah, Sena sources said.
Assembly | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 19, 2014
The hectic politicking over a post-poll tie-up to form the next government of Maharashtra witnessed an unexpected twist on Sunday evening when the BJP denied making any calls to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 19, 2014
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a key party meeting in Delhi to discuss government formation in Haryana, where the BJP has won a majority, and in Maharashtra, where it is the largest party, BJP chief Amit Shah called up Shiv Sena's Uddhav Th...
Assembly | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Sunday October 19, 2014
After the BJP accomplished its biggest-ever result in Maharashtra, its former ally, the Shiv Sena, said it's waiting to be nudged. "They can get in touch if they want," said Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, adding, somewhat sulkily, "if they want, they c...
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 | Agencies | Sunday October 19, 2014
As the BJP emerged the single largest party in Maharashtra in the counting of votes on Sunday, its former ally Shiv Sena insisted that its leader Uddhav Thackeray would be Chief Minister.
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The BJP has taken strong exception to what it describes as an insult by former ally Uddhav Thackeray, who said - "If a chaiwala can become prime minister, can't I become Maharashtra chief minister?"
Assembly | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (With agencies) | Wednesday October 15, 2014
In his sharpest attack yet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and former ally BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has questioned - "If a "chaiwala (tea-seller) can become prime minister, why can't I become Maharashtra Chief Minister?"
Cheat Sheet | Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday October 15, 2014
Voting is underway for the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. For both the BJP and the Congress, these elections are crucial. The BJP needs to win the numbers game in the Rajya Sabha, where it is in a minority. The Congress - after its de...