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Shiv Sena, BJP hold talks to salvage crumbling Maha alliance

Sep 19, 2014

Shiv Sena, BJP hold talks to salvage crumbling Maha alliance

State BJP president Devendra Fadnavis said his party had given a proposal to Shiv Sena on distribution of seats and hoped there would be a positive response to it. #BJP #Assembly polls #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #NDA #Assembly Election #Amit Shah #seat sharing #Maharashtra Elections 2014
Scared Shiv Sena fears BJP's growing clout but hesitates to break alliance

Sep 19, 2014

Scared Shiv Sena fears BJP's growing clout but hesitates to break alliance

The Sena seems to have misunderstood that its own improved performance in the Lok Sabha polls was a consequence of its own popularity rather than the Narendra Modi wave. #Politics #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Uddhav Thackeray #Hindutva #Shiv Sena #States #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014
All Maharashtra parties should go solo to test poll power Bhujbal

Sep 19, 2014

All Maharashtra parties should go solo to test poll power Bhujbal

Bhujbal asserted that his party was stronger than Congress in the state, where the NCP won four Lok Sabha seats this year, while the latter could manage just two. #Politics #Congress #Sharad Pawar #PoliticalPlay #Chhagan Bhujbal #Prithviraj Chavan #NCP #States #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014
Shiv Sena talks tough, says Maharashtra CM will be from their party

Sep 19, 2014

Shiv Sena talks tough, says Maharashtra CM will be from their party

Shiv Sena hardened its stance further, asserting it will continue to be the senior partner in the BJP alliance in Maharashtra and that its leader will become the CM. #BJP #Uddhav Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #Amit Shah #Maharashtra Assembly Elections
Maharashtra polls BJP leaders to meet today as Shiv Sena offers only 119 seats

Sep 19, 2014

Maharashtra polls BJP leaders to meet today as Shiv Sena offers only 119 seats

Even as the BJP is willing to sacrifice some of its ambitions regarding the number of seats, it is unlikely that the party would relent so easily when the question of choosing a chief minister arises. #Politics #BJP #PoliticsDecoder #Shiv Sena #States #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #seat sharing

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Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

Sep 03, 2014

Mixing religion and politics Will cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Ganesha #Ganpati #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Ganpati mandals

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Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Sep 17, 2014

Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting

(AP) -- One year ago, President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came close to ending the decades-long freeze on face-to-face meetings between their countries' leaders. Next week both men are scheduled to again be in New York for Uni... #Washington, D.C. #Iran #United Nations #White House #Middle East #Barack Obama #Tehran #Robin Wright #New York (state)
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Sep 19, 2014

'I'm a Christian, not a witch' - pro-life campaigner tells court as she is accused of harassing woman outside abortion clinic

A pro-life campaigner has denied cackling like a witch in a bid to intimidate the director of Northern Ireland's first abortion clinic, a court has heard. Bernadette Smyth, 51, a high-profile anti-abortionist from Suffolk Street, Ballymena, Co Antrim... #Belfast #Northern Ireland #Marie Stopes #Dawn Purvis
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Sep 18, 2014

Centre left takes power in Slovenia

Slovenia's parliament has voted into office a new centre-left government in the small eurozone nation that narrowly avoided bailout last year. Prime minister Miro Cerar's government was approved today in a 54-25 vote in the 90-member assembly. Mr Cer... #Belfast #Northern Ireland #Marie Stopes #Dawn Purvis