Mumbai, Oct 18 : On the eve of the counting of votes in the Maharashtra assembly elections Sunday, hectic politicking was underway over the prospects of various parties, possible alliances and speculation over the next chief minister.
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 18 : Social crusader Anna Hazare Saturday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi fulfil his poll promise of bringing back money stashed abroad, failing which he would launch an agitation.
New Delhi, Oct 17 : With exit polls predicting a BJP victory in Maharashtra and Haryana, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday said the polls predicted clearly a Modi wave and that the ruling party was going to do a Dhoom II success story in the two states.
Mumbai, Oct 17 : Senior leaders of the Congress' Maharashtra unit and rivals are gunning for former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan after his recent interview to a Kolkata-based daily in which he criticized several party colleagues on certain issues.
Nashik, Oct 17 : In a shocking incident, a woman, who allegedly flouted a local voting 'fatwa', was assaulted and set on fire in Yevla town of the district in Maharashtra two days ago, police said here Friday.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Oct 16 : A leading body of Indian-American physicians plans to hold its 9th annual Global Healthcare Summit aimed at bringing accessible, affordable and quality world-class healthcare to India in Mumbai from Jan 2-4.
New Delhi/Mumbai/Chandigarh, Oct 15 : The BJP was within striking distance of power in both Haryana and Maharashtra, exit polls said Wednesday at the end of keenly fought assembly elections that pitted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party against all key players in the two states.
Nagpur, Oct. 15 : Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday expressed confidence of his party's victory in the assembly polls, saying the people have immense faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mumbai, Oct 15 : The BJP, which virtually contested against all others in Maharashtra, seemed set to make major gains with exit polls holding it to emerge the single-largest party in the 288-member assembly while some gave it a majority as the bitter electoral battle ended Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct.15 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the people will vote the Congress out in both Maharashtra and Haryana as the latter has given mis-governance and corruption in both states.
Mumbai, Oct 15 : The bitter battle for Maharashtra ended Wednesday evening with over 55 percent of the 8.35 crore electorate voting in assembly elections that have pitted the BJP virtually against all others in the sprawling state for the first time.
Mumbai, Oct 15 : Veteran French actress Catherine Deneuve, who has been conferred the lifetime achievement award at the 16th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), Wednesday said that the box office game is a part and parcel of filmmaking.
Baramati (Maharashtra), Oct. 15 : Asserting that there is no wave in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Supriya Sule expressing confidence on Wednesday said that her party's vote share will increase in the state this time.
Mumbai, Oct.15 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday clarified his 'chaiwala' jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he meant that the people have the power to make an 'aam aadmi' the country's Prime Minister.
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct.15 : Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Wednesday that people in Maharashtra are upset with the Congress-NCP government and are now hoping the BJP will take Maharashtra forward.
Mumbai, Oct 15 : 'Go vote' and 'Get inked' is the mantra that Bollywood stars like Salman Khan and Abhishek Bachchan spread among their fans via Twitter Wednesday, the day of the assembly elections in Maharashtra. The stars themselves cast their vote and posted selfies of their inked fingers.
Mumbai, Oct.14 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday claimed that it is heading for a landslide win in the upcoming legislative assembly polls in Maharashtra, stating that the alleged admission by former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of being a part of the incidents of corruption taking place in the state was a signal that the Congress party had admitted defeat.