Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Raj has been eclipsed; Uddhav appears strong, writes Kumar Ketkar
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 | 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 | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Friday September 26, 2014
As he was going through a bitter break-up with the BJP, Uddhav Thackeray twice phoned his estranged cousin and political rival, Raj Thackeray, said sources.
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 ...
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 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...
People | Saurabh Gupta | Thursday September 25, 2014
Four years after his political debut, Aditya Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is coming of age. Back in 2010, the Thackeray scion's coming out party was thrown by grandfather, the late Bal Thackeray at a Dussehra rally, who introduc...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
A fortnight after openly voicing his desire to become Chief Minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said he has no such ambition.
India | Sidharth Pandey, Tejas Mehta | Sunday September 21, 2014
Suspense continues on the fate of Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, with the two parties failing yet again to arrive at a seat-sharing formula on Sunday. Though Sena made its "last offer" of 119 seats, the BJP maintained that anything less than 135 was unaccep...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 24, 2014
The BJP has rejected the final offer made by partner Shiv Sena on seat sharing for the Maharashtra elections now only 24 days away. Sources had said that Sena wants to contest 155 of the 288 seats in the assembly and suggested that the BJP contest 12...
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Top leaders of the BJP's core group in Maharashtra met on Saturday morning to reportedly discuss a way out of the current stalemate over seat-sharing with long-time ally Shiv Sena.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Saurabh Gupta | Friday September 19, 2014
In the game of brinksmanship that the partners of 25 years are playing over seat-sharing for the Maharashtra elections, the Shiv Sena this morning sought to explain how it views its relationship with the BJP.
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 | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Saurabh Gupta, Ketki Angre | Friday September 19, 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...