Mumbai, Sep 27 : The Samajwadi Party (SP) in Maharashtra accused the Congress of breaking off their proposed alliance at 12.15 a.m. Saturday on the grounds that it had no authority to finalise a deal, a top party leader said.
New Delhi, Sep 26 : A day after ending its 25-year-old alliance with Shiv Sena following differences over seat sharing, the BJP Friday released a list of 172 candidates for the assembly polls in Maharashtra.
Mumbai, Sept. 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Friday met Maharashtra Governor C V Rao and demanded imposition of governor's rule in the state after the ruling Congress, NCP alliance parted ways on Thursday.
New Delhi, Sep. 26 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar on Friday blamed his party's split with the Congress Party on the latter's adamancy on playing the 'big brother' in the alliance.
Mumbai, Sep. 25 : The split between the BJP and Shiv Sena left Aditya Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, mourning the falling out between the two parties on Thursday, saying that for him the alliance was more like a family.
Mumbai, Sept. 25 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday broke its alliance with the Congress ahead of the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra, blaming their erstwhile allies of not being on the same page as far the allocation of seats in the state was concerned.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep. 25 : Taking a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after it made a formal announcement to end its 25-year-old alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi on Thursday said the bad days have begun for the ruling party at the Centre.
New Delhi, Sept. 25 : As the standoff between the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over seat sharing for the Maharashtra Assembly polls continues, Samajwadi Party leader Naresh Agarwal on Thursday said that all parties are one from inside and the seat sharing issue was just a drama.
Mumbai, Sept. 25 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday downplayed speculations of a likely split between his party and the Shiv Sena ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly polls, saying the constraint of time is causing anxiety as only 48 hours are left for the nominations.
Mumbai, Sep. 25 : The 25-year-old alliance between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena is in all likelihood headed for a formal split after neither side could reportedly come to an agreement on seat sharing for the Maharashtra State Assembly polls.
Mumbai, Sept. 25 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson and Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Anushakti Nagar constituency Nawab Malik today expressed confidence in retaining his seat in the upcoming elections for the Maharashtra legislative assembly.
Mumbai, Sept. 25 : Republican Party of India (RPI) president Ramdas Athawale said here on Thursday that the BJP and Shiv Sena should not break their alliance, but if they do part ways then his party will see whether they should support the BJP or the Sena, or take some other decision.
Mumbai, Sep 25 : In a day of fast political developments, Maharashtra's two main alliances - the BJP-Shiv Sena and the Congress-NCP - Thursday broke up over differences in seat sharing, setting the stage for multi-cornered contests in the Oct 15 assembly elections.
Mumbai, Sep 25 : The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) announced Thursday it was calling off its 15-year-old alliance with the Congress in Maharashtra and pulling out of the Congress-led state government.
By Quaid Najmi, Mumbai, Sep 25 : Three weeks before the Maharashtra assembly elections, the 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance collapsed Thursday, with the BJP deciding to fight the polls with smaller allies.
Mumbai, Sep 24 : Amidst threats by smaller parties to quit the Grand Alliance in Maharashtra, BJP president Amit Shah is likely to arrive here Thursday and seal the deal with the Shiv Sena, party sources said late Wednesday.
New Delhi, Sept.24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday indicated that his party would have no problems if Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray takes over as the Maharashtra Chief Minister post the state assembly polls, but said that one must take the mandate of the people into account before coming to any conclusion.
Mumbai, Sep 24 : Senior Maharashtra Congress leader Narayan Rane Wednesday accused the Centre of planning to shift the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to New Delhi and dilute Mumbai's status as the country's commercial capital.
Mumbai, Sept. 23 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to name its Chief Ministerial candidate for the upcoming legislative assembly elections in the state.
Mumbai, Sep 23 : The Congress Tuesday demanded that servicing of electronic voting machines (EVM), to be used in the Oct 15 Maharashtra assembly elections, must be completed before the names of candidates are finalized.