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Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open

13 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open

In the great circus of Indian politics, no one is a permanent enemy or friend. Relationships change at the drop of a hat, and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray proved the same yesterday.

Maharashtra: After Governor denies extension, Sena approaches SC

12 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: After Governor denies extension, Sena approaches SC

Shiv Sena is hoping it governs Maharashtra, but it got a setback yesterday after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked it to present numbers before 7:30 pm.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

12 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

11 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena gets Governor's invitation, its minister resigns from Centre

The political impasse in Maharashtra took another turn on Sunday when Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) told Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that it will not stake claim to form a government.

Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government

10 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government

As the Maharashtra political impasse continues yet another day, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that it cannot form the government in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra: Scared of 'Operation Lotus', Congress shifts MLAs to Jaipur

08 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Scared of 'Operation Lotus', Congress shifts MLAs to Jaipur

A day after Shiv Sena shifted its elected MLAs in Maharashtra to a hotel to prevent "poaching" by bitter ally BJP, Congress has reportedly done the same.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena MLAs shifted to hotel. Karnataka 2.0?

07 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena MLAs shifted to hotel. Karnataka 2.0?

Maharashtra is where all (unending) action of Indian politics is taking place. The state went to polls on October 21, results were declared three days later, but there's no government in sight, courtesy the raging war between allies BJP and Shiv Sena.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

07 Nov 2019

#MaharashtraCrisis: Gadkari confident of Sena's support, Raut denies "resort politics"

In an "ideal" world, BJP and Shiv Sena were supposed to form a government after October 24, address and solve people's issues. But what are they doing? Fighting with each other over power share.

Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking

07 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: BJP to meet governor today, but Sena isn't blinking

Locked in a tussle with ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday took a concrete step to steer the state out of the political crisis, by announcing that its leaders will meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena to drop 'wait-and-watch mode'

02 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena to drop 'wait-and-watch mode'

Amid the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena stalemate in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena reacted strongly to the demands of President's rule in the state.

Amid BJP-Sena standoff, farmer asks Governor to make him CM

01 Nov 2019

Amid BJP-Sena standoff, farmer asks Governor to make him CM

As the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra continues, a farmer from Beed district has written to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, asking to be Chief Minister.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

31 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

On Thursday, a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

31 Oct 2019

Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

Ever since the results of recently-concluded Assembly polls in Maharashtra came out, there has been mystery over who will get the Chief Minister's seat.

Despite spat with Sena, Fadnavis may take oath this week

30 Oct 2019

Despite spat with Sena, Fadnavis may take oath this week

In Maharashtra, the crisis over government formation isn't ending, with Shiv Sena being adamant on its demand of rotational chief ministership. On the other hand, BJP is also firm it won't agree for a 50-50 deal.

Amid Sena's jibes, Fadnavis says no 50-50 deal was signed

29 Oct 2019

Amid Sena's jibes, Fadnavis says no 50-50 deal was signed

After keeping silent for days and sort of keeping up with the antics of Shiv Sena, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis broke his silence on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

28 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

In Maharashtra, the road to form the next government has been rocky, to say the least, as BJP and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads over power-sharing.

Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues

27 Oct 2019

Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues

When Assembly results were declared for Maharashtra and Haryana on Thursday, it seemed BJP would easily form a government in the former state.

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

25 Oct 2019

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

On Thursday, BJP and Shiv Sena managed to retain Maharashtra, by winning 161 out of 288 assembly seats.

Maharashtra elections: BJP heavyweight Pankaja loses to cousin, "weeps inconsolably"

24 Oct 2019

Maharashtra elections: BJP heavyweight Pankaja loses to cousin, "weeps inconsolably"

In a shocker for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), party heavyweight Pankaja Munde has been defeated in the Maharashtra Assembly polls on her home turf, the Parli constituency in Beed district, by a huge margin.

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

24 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.

Maharashtra elections 2019: Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

19 Oct 2019

Maharashtra elections 2019: Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

Just three days before the crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Bollywood actor Salman Khan's long-time aide Gurmeet Singh alias Shera joined the Shiv Sena on Friday, ANI reported.

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

14 Oct 2019

Where was 'nikamma'?: Congress' Sanjay Nirupam slams Milind Deora

As Maharashtra braces itself for crucial assembly polls, Congress is dealing with infighting, which is getting uglier with each passing day.

Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

09 Oct 2019

Congress' problem is that Rahul Gandhi walked away: Salman Khurshid

Evidently, Congress is fighting for survival. The party faced its straight second defeat in the Lok Sabha elections in May, proving it is extremely far from reality.