Maharashtra Election 2019: Only 46 Women From 4 Main Parties Contesting Maharashtra Polls

BJP-Shiv Sena combine and the opposition Congress-NCP alliance have fielded 46 women (Representational) Mumbai, Maharashtra:  As many as 150 women are contesting the assembly elections in Maharashtra and less than a third of them are from the four main political parties. The ruling BJP-Shiv Sena combine and the opposition Congress-NCP alliance have fielded 46 women … Read moreMaharashtra Election 2019: Only 46 Women From 4 Main Parties Contesting Maharashtra Polls

Maharashtra Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi Joined The Campaign “Unwillingly”: Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said Rahul Gandhi was unwilling to campaign and instead had gone abroad. Mumbai:  Taking a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said the speeches made by the former will eventually help the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance win more votes in assembly elections. Speaking at a rally at … Read moreMaharashtra Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi Joined The Campaign “Unwillingly”: Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Assembly Election: 26 Shiv Sena Corporators, 300 Workers Resign To Protest BJP Seat-Share Deal

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray had to apologise to party workers for the unequal split in seats Mumbai:  Twenty-six Shiv Sena corporators and nearly 300 workers sent letters of resignation to party chief Uddhav Thackeray today, in a setback to the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra ahead of Assembly polls on October 21. They were protesting … Read moreMaharashtra Assembly Election: 26 Shiv Sena Corporators, 300 Workers Resign To Protest BJP Seat-Share Deal

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 – “He’s More In Forest”: Uddhav Thackeray After Younger Son Attends Rally

Tejas Thackeray (dressed in yellow kurta) at a Shiv Sena rally in Maharashtra. Mumbai:  The presence of Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s son Tejas at an election rally on Wednesday prompted speculation of his political moves, but was promptly dismissed by his father. The Sena president, in his campaign speech, said Tejas, younger sibling of … Read moreMaharashtra Assembly Elections 2019 – “He’s More In Forest”: Uddhav Thackeray After Younger Son Attends Rally

Advantage BJP: On Maharashtra Assembly polls

As campaigning gains momentum in Maharashtra for the Assembly election on October 21, the ruling BJP has reinforced itself and disoriented the opposition. With this election, the slow changes in Maharashtra politics over the last five years have taken shape. Devendra Fadnavis is the first non-Congress Chief Minister in the State to complete a five-year … Read moreAdvantage BJP: On Maharashtra Assembly polls

Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: A Shiv Sainik Will Be Chief Minister In Times To Come, Says Sanjay Raut

Sanjay Raut said it was Bal Thackeray’s dream to remove the special status provided to J&K. Mumbai:  A Shiv Sainik will be a Chief Minister in Maharashtra in the times to come, said Sanjay Raut while addressing party’s Dussehra rally in Mumbai. “There will be a Shiv Sena Chief Minister in the state in the … Read moreMaharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: A Shiv Sainik Will Be Chief Minister In Times To Come, Says Sanjay Raut

“Can’t Break Promise”: Uddhav Thackeray Pushes For Law On Ram Temple At Dussehra Event

Uddhav Thackeray addressed a large gathering at Shivaji Park on the occasion of Dussehra. Mumbai:  With less than two weeks to go for the Maharashtra elections, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday reiterated his party’s demand for a parliamentary legislation to facilitate the construction of the Ram temple at a Dussehra function in Mumbai. … Read more“Can’t Break Promise”: Uddhav Thackeray Pushes For Law On Ram Temple At Dussehra Event

“In Cover Of The Night, Shame”: Aaditya Thackeray On Aarey Tree-Cutting

Aaditya Thackeray said metro project should have been executed with pride and not undercover. (File) Mumbai:  Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray on Saturday extended his support to activists opposing the cutting of trees at Mumbai’s Aarey Colony area where Metro Rail authorities are planning to build a car shed for its trains. In a series … Read more“In Cover Of The Night, Shame”: Aaditya Thackeray On Aarey Tree-Cutting

BJP Gives Devendra Fadnavis’s Assistant Poll Ticket, Shiv Sena Not Amused

Maharashta Election 2019: Devendra Fadnavis’s PA Abhimanyu Pawar will contest from Ausa seat Aurangabad:  A section of local workers of the BJP and Shiv Sena have opposed the BJP’s decision to field Abhimanyu Pawar, personal assistant of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, from Ausa Assembly seat. Mr Pawar would be making his electoral debut from … Read moreBJP Gives Devendra Fadnavis’s Assistant Poll Ticket, Shiv Sena Not Amused

Aaditya Thackeray To Debut In Maharashtra Polls, 1st In Family To Contest

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Aaditya Thackeray has been in politics for the last five years Mumbai:  Aaditya Thackeray, the son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, is set to debut in the October 21 Maharashtra election and become the first of his family to contest polls. The young Sena leader will be the candidate from the … Read moreAaditya Thackeray To Debut In Maharashtra Polls, 1st In Family To Contest

Shiv Sena Authorises MLAs To Contest Polls Before Finalising BJP Pact

BJP and Shiv Sena contested 2014 state assembly elections separately (File Photo) Mumbai:  Even as the seat-sharing agreement with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls are at the final stage and is yet to formally materialise, Shiv Sena on Sunday distributed Form AB (that authorises a candidate as official party candidate) to its incumbent MLAs, … Read moreShiv Sena Authorises MLAs To Contest Polls Before Finalising BJP Pact

Aaditya Thackeray To Make Debut In Maharashtra Election From Worli

In July, Aaditya Thackeray had launched a state-wide ‘Jan Ashirwad Yatra’. Mumbai:  Capping days of speculation, the Shiv Sena on Sunday said it has decided to field Aaditya Thackeray, the elder son of party chief Uddhav Thackeray, from the Worli assembly constituency in Mumbai. With this, Aaditya Thackeray will become the first member of the … Read moreAaditya Thackeray To Make Debut In Maharashtra Election From Worli

Shiv Sena Calls Key Assembly Poll-Related Meet On Saturday

The BJP is said to be offering a maximum of 120 seats to the Shiv Sena. Mumbai:  Amid delay in seat-sharing pact with the BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has convened a key meeting on Saturday to discuss the party’s preparations for the October 21 assembly polls in Maharashtra. Prominent Sena leaders, office-bearers and … Read moreShiv Sena Calls Key Assembly Poll-Related Meet On Saturday

Amit Shah Meets Devendra Fadnavis To Take A Call On Alliance With Sena

Devendra Fadnavis is meeting Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah in Delhi. (File) Mumbai:  A decision on continuing the alliance with Shiv Sena in the upcoming elections in Maharashtra and the number of seats the BJP is willing to offer the cantankerous ally in case of an affirmative, will be decided at a key … Read moreAmit Shah Meets Devendra Fadnavis To Take A Call On Alliance With Sena

“BJP Made Pulwama, Balakot Airstrike Election Issues”: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena said BJP won over 300 seats in elections after making Pulwama a poll issue. Mumbai:  The BJP would not have been able to win over 300 seats in the Lok Sabha polls had it not made the Pulwama terror attack an election issue, the Shiv Sena said today as Maharashtra gears up for … Read more“BJP Made Pulwama, Balakot Airstrike Election Issues”: Shiv Sena

BJP Needs Introspection If It Can’t Honour Its Word: Sena’s Sanjay Raut

Maharashtra Polls: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut asked BJP to introspect on promises made on seat-sharing Mumbai:  Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today said the BJP needs to introspect if it cannot honour its commitment, and asserted that the seat-sharing formula with the BJP for Maharashtra Assembly polls was decided before the Lok Sabha elections held … Read moreBJP Needs Introspection If It Can’t Honour Its Word: Sena’s Sanjay Raut

“Next 24 Hours Crucial”: Sanjay Raut On Shiv Sena-BJP Alliance

Sanjay Raut said a seat-sharing formula has almost been worked out between the parties. (File) Mumbai:  As uneasiness grew in the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena over a seat-sharing arrangement for the next month’s assembly polls in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said that a formula has almost been worked out between … Read more“Next 24 Hours Crucial”: Sanjay Raut On Shiv Sena-BJP Alliance

Local matters: on poll issues in Maharashtra and Haryana

Politics is set to take the centre stage in national debates with the announcement of Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana, though there was hardly a lull after the Parliament election earlier this year. The BJP is in power in both States currently, in Maharashtra with its oldest and most combative ally, the Shiv Sena. … Read moreLocal matters: on poll issues in Maharashtra and Haryana

Amid Defections, Congress-NCP Faces Fight To Beat BJP-Sena In Maharashtra

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: The BJP and Shiv Sena are likely to announce a seat-sharing deal soon New Delhi:  Assembly elections in Maharashtra, where the opposition – the Congress and the NCP – has been weakened after senior leaders defected to the BJP, will be held in a single phase on October 21, the Election Commission said … Read moreAmid Defections, Congress-NCP Faces Fight To Beat BJP-Sena In Maharashtra

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