New Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Constituted, Official Tells Governor

Results of Maharashtra Assembly elections were declared on Thursday. Mumbai:  Maharashtra Chief Electoral Officer Baldev Singh today presented the list of 288 MLAs elected in the October 21 state polls to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai. Results were declared on Thursday. The state CEO told the governor the new Maharashtra Legislative … Read moreNew Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Constituted, Official Tells Governor

Election Results 2019: Maharashtra Results “Warning To Rulers”: Sena’s Tough Talk On Ally BJP

The Sena said the mandate has rejected the notion that elections can be swept by engineering defections Alibaug:  A day after the poll results in Maharashtra, where the BJP put up a below-par performance, the Shiv Sena on Friday took a dig at its senior ally, saying there was no “maha janadesh” and the outcome … Read moreElection Results 2019: Maharashtra Results “Warning To Rulers”: Sena’s Tough Talk On Ally BJP

Elections 2019: BJP Won Fewer Seats, But Better ”Strike Rate”: Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said BJP and Sena will go by what was “pre-decided” between them. Mumbai:  The BJP has won fewer seats compared to the 2014 Assembly polls, but its “strike rate” this time is better, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Thursday. He also thanked the people of Maharashtra for giving a “clear and … Read moreElections 2019: BJP Won Fewer Seats, But Better ”Strike Rate”: Devendra Fadnavis

“Moral Defeat For BJP”: Congress’ Takeaway From Assembly Elections

Congress leader Anand Sharma said people have begun seeing through the BJP’s facade. New Delhi:  The Congress today cited statistics released by the Election Commission to claim a “moral defeat” for the BJP in the Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls, maintaining that its “insensitivity” towards the poor has finally begun to have an impact on … Read more“Moral Defeat For BJP”: Congress’ Takeaway From Assembly Elections

Evening news briefing: Maharashtra, Haryana polls ends, SC on Mumbai’s Aarey trees and more

Here are the top evening headlines of the day. Assembly elections: 54.76% turnout in Maharashtra, over 57% in Haryana till 5 pm Maharashtra saw 54.76 per cent voter turnout till 5 pm, while Haryana witnessed 57.04 per cent turnout at the same time. An incident of stone pelting was reported near a polling booth in … Read moreEvening news briefing: Maharashtra, Haryana polls ends, SC on Mumbai’s Aarey trees and more

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Case Against Dhananjay Munde For Obscene Remarks On Cousin Pankaja

Dhananjay Munde said the clip has been edited and is fake, and his remarks have been “distorted”. (File) Beed:  An FIR has been lodged against NCP leader Dhananjay Munde for allegedly making obscene comments against his cousin and Maharashtra minister Pankaja Munde at an election rally, a police official said on Sunday. A video purportedly … Read moreMaharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Case Against Dhananjay Munde For Obscene Remarks On Cousin Pankaja

Maharashtra Elections 2019: Salman Khan’s Bodyguard Shera Joins Shiv Sena

Shera joined Shiv Sena in presence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray. Mumbai:  With 3 days to go for Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s long-time aide Gurmeet Singh alias Shera on Friday joined Shiv Sena. Shiv Sena took to its official Twitter handle to make the formal announcement. He joined … Read moreMaharashtra Elections 2019: Salman Khan’s Bodyguard Shera Joins Shiv Sena

MaharashtrElections 2019- “We Don’t Fight With Kids”: Sharad Pawar On Devendra Fadnavis’s Jibe

Sharad Pawar said one doesn’t fight with “kids”. Beed/Pandharpur:  NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday hit back at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his jibe that “there is no wrestler to fight with” in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, saying one doesn’t fight with “kids”. The NCP patriarch was speaking at a campaign rally at Ambejogai … Read moreMaharashtrElections 2019- “We Don’t Fight With Kids”: Sharad Pawar On Devendra Fadnavis’s Jibe

Haryana Assembly Elections 2019: “He Spent Life In Kala Pani”: BJP Defends Bharat Ratna Call For Savarkar

Congress believes that Gandhi’s assassin, Nathuram Godse, was influenced by VD Savarkar. Kaithal, Haryana:  The controversy over whether VD Savarkar should be accorded with Bharat Ratna has found resonance in Haryana. While the issue has been an emotive one in Maharashtra, owing to Savarkar’s connection with the state, the BJP and Shiv Sena have been … Read moreHaryana Assembly Elections 2019: “He Spent Life In Kala Pani”: BJP Defends Bharat Ratna Call For Savarkar

Maharashtra Elections 2019: Action Against Corrupt People Will Continue, Says PM Modi

PM Modi said he would not sit quiet until he brings back every penny of the people which was looted. Pune:  The ongoing action against those who had indulged in corruption and frauds during the earlier regimes will continue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Pune on Thursday. Speaking at a rally ahead of the … Read moreMaharashtra Elections 2019: Action Against Corrupt People Will Continue, Says PM Modi

Maharashtra Elections 2019: NCP MP Amol Kolhe Cancels Rallies In Pune After Chopper Denied Nod To Fly

In a video message, the NCP’s Amol Kolhe said he was to address poll meetings. Mumbai:  NCP MP Amol Kolhe on Thursday alleged the helicopter he was to ride was denied flying permission by the air defence control in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in Pune, leading to cancellation of his campaign meetings … Read moreMaharashtra Elections 2019: NCP MP Amol Kolhe Cancels Rallies In Pune After Chopper Denied Nod To Fly

Not against Savarkar but idea of Hindutva which he patronised: Manmohan Singh

The former prime minister’s statements come two days after the Congress hit out at the BJP for its elections manifesto that they will confer Savarkar with Bharat Ratna. (Twitter/Congress) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the Congress party is not against Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar, but against the ideology … Read moreNot against Savarkar but idea of Hindutva which he patronised: Manmohan Singh

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