Mumbai, Oct. 24 : Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale, who met Uddhav Thackeray here on Friday, said the Shiv Sena is ready to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for government formation in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Oct. 24 : Shiv Sena leader Anil Desai has been quoted by various television media, as saying that the BJP will decide who will be the next chief minister of Maharashtra, as it is the single largest party in the state.
Nagpur, Oct. 24 : Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that he is not in the race for the post of chief minister of Maharashtra, and added till now whatever was being reported in and by the media, is a reflection of what the state's MLAs want, and they had all rights to do so.
Mumbai, Oct 22 : The beleaguered Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, routed in the assembly elections, faced another crisis Wednesday when its general secretary Pravin Darekar suddenly quit, party sources said.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : A whopping 165 of the 288 newly-elected legislators in Maharashtra have criminal cases against them, with 115 charged with serious offences of murder, attempt to murder, kidnapping, crimes against women and communal disharmony, a watchdog said Tuesday.
Mumbai, Oct 21 : Robert Altman, a cult figure from Hollywood who introduced new techniques and trends in the field of cinema, was in the spotlight at the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which screened a documentary chronicling his life.
Mumbai, Oct.20 : Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar on Monday backed his party colleague Praful Patel's statement of offering unconditional external support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying his party wants a stable government in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Oct. 20 : Amid speculation that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may tie up with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to form the government in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is holding a meeting with his party leaders here on Monday to decide on the future course of action.
New Delhi, Oct. 20 : Congress Party leader Rashid Alvi on Monday said the NCP's decision to offer outside support to the BJP to form a government in Maharashtra will now bring forward the real reason behind Sharad Pawar-led party's decision to break its alliance with the Grand Old Party ahead of the assembly polls.
New Delhi, Oct.20 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the verdict of the assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra clearly indicates that the nation has once again reposed faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and added that national politics is taking a positive turn.
Mumbai, Oct. 19 : The Shiv Sena on Sunday indicated that it would wait for a proposal by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form a coalition government in Maharashtra and not approach its estranged ally themselves.
New Delhi, Oct. 19 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Majid Memon on Sunday alleged that the Congress' arrogance was responsible for split in the alliance between both parties before the Maharashtra Assembly polls.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Oct 19 : The BJP expressed determination to rule Maharashtra after emerging as the single largest group in a hung house Sunday after the NCP offered unexpected outside support to it, leaving the runner up Shiv Sena high and dry.
Nagpur, Oct. 19 : Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday said that his party will think over Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar's statement that he is ready to form an alliance with the BJP in the state.