Congress candidate Priya Dutt with Dabbawalas in Mumbai on Sunday. PHOTO: PTI
One in every four candidates contesting elections in India’s financial capital on April 30 is a crorepati, with the average asset value of the candidates here a neat Rs. 3.4 crore, according to affidavits filed recently. Abu Asim Azmi of the Samajwadi Party has […]
After Congress announcement that it cannot part with the Mumbai North-West seat
SP may field 10 candidates in West Bengal‘Excellent relations’ with Sharad Pawar
NEW DELHI: Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh announced here on Sunday that his party would field candidates in the maximum possible number of seats in Maharashtra, as the seat-sharing talks […]
Elections in this remote area of Vidarbha will be held under the threat of violence
A poster calling for a boycott of the election.
Sounds of the election bugle are muffled in Maharashtra’s naxal-dominated district of Gadchiroli. Calls for poll boycott and threats of violence have been frequent in this remote, forested area in Vidarbha, which […]
Nagpur: The infighting in city Congress circles surfaced on Sunday when three Congress elected representatives did not turn up for a Congress poll rally addressed by State Chief Minister Ashok Chavan and Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre.
Maharashtra Textiles Minister Anees Ahmad, Minister of State for Home, Nitin Raut and Satish Chaturvedi who […]
MUMBAI: The Mumbai District Collector has ordered that a CD of the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) meeting on Friday be examined for any objectionable statements. The Assistant Returning Officer of the area will view the CD and then decide if there is anything objectionable, I.A. Kundan, the Collector, said.
The Sena and the BJP […]
MUMBAI: While seat sharing between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra has been decided, there is a tussle over Osmanabad, which the Congress wants for the former Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil. The former Chief Minister, Vilasrao Deshmukh, is also keen on the Osmanabad seat, party sources said.
The Latur constituency, where […]
NEW DELHI: The Congress will remain the senior partner in Maharashtra as per the seat-sharing arrangement that has been reached after some hard bargaining with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). While the Congress has been allotted 26 seats with the proviso that it accommodate the smaller allies from this quota, the NCP will contest […]
Thane: Echoing Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar’s call for making a Maharashtrian the Prime Minister, the former Lok Sabha Speaker and Shiv Sena leader, Manohar Joshi, on Sunday said his party would prefer a Marathi ‘manoo’ for the top post.
“The Shiv Sena will prefer a Maharashtrian Prime Minister,” Mr. Joshi said on the sidelines […]
MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday night finalised seat-sharing for the Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra. The Sena will contest 22 seats, while the BJP will field candidates in 26 constituencies.
Sena leader Subhash Desai and State BJP general secretary Vinod Tawde on Friday issued a statement containing […]
MUMBAI: After many hiccups, the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance in Maharashtra for the general elections was finalised late on Thursday after a meeting between the two parties.
A formal announcement is likely on Friday.
The Sena will contest 22 Lok Sabha seats and the BJP 26. The Bhiwandi seat will go to the BJP, […]