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President's Rule in Maharashtra: Amit Shah clarifies BJP's stand on tussle with Shiv Sena, says ally's demand was 'not acceptable'
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President's Rule in Maharashtra: Amit Shah clarifies BJP's stand on tussle with Shiv Sena, says ally's demand was 'not acceptable'

BJP president and Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that his party had not betrayed the mandate of the people in the Maharashtra Assembly elections and that the government could not be formed with the Shiv Sena because it had made a demand that wasn't acceptable.

President's Rule imposed in Maharashtra: Congress and NCP non-committal, but Shiv Sena hopeful; will ensure mandate is respected, says BJP
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President's Rule imposed in Maharashtra: Congress and NCP non-committal, but Shiv Sena hopeful; will ensure mandate is respected, says BJP

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in a report to the Centre stated that the formation of a stable government was impossible in the current situation despite all his efforts.

President's Rule in Maharashtra: No decision yet on supporting Shiv Sena, policies must be decided first, say NCP and Congress
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President's Rule in Maharashtra: No decision yet on supporting Shiv Sena, policies must be decided first, say NCP and Congress

The press conference was attended by Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and K C Veugopal, deputed by the party president Sonia Gandhi to hold further talks with the NCP on the issue of government formation in Maharashtra

Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP will work out formula for government formation in Maharashtra, says Uddhav Thackeray
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Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP will work out formula for government formation in Maharashtra, says Uddhav Thackeray

Addressing a press conference at a suburban hotel shortly after a similar presser held by leaders of the Congress and NCP in south Mumbai, Uddhav Thackeray said the Shiv Sena had contacted the Congress and the NCP for first time on 11 November

President's Rule in Maharashtra: A dithering, vacillating Congress blew up a chance and handed initiative back to the BJP
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President's Rule in Maharashtra: A dithering, vacillating Congress blew up a chance and handed initiative back to the BJP

Congress's dilemma is understandable because on the one hand it wants to keep the BJP out, squeeze into the power-sharing equation in Maharashtra and yet is wary of backing the Sena fearing loss of its ideological plank. The stakes are lower for NCP, a regional outfit, that needs only be in news and inch back in contention in the state.

President's Rule in Maharashtra: Amid current political crisis, a look at state's history with Article 356
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President's Rule in Maharashtra: Amid current political crisis, a look at state's history with Article 356

With no clear majority in sight, the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra is likely to head toward's an imposition of President's Rule in the state

Maharashtra governor recommends President's Rule: Congress says Bhagat Singh Koshyari acted in a hurry, questions his impartiality
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Maharashtra governor recommends President's Rule: Congress says Bhagat Singh Koshyari acted in a hurry, questions his impartiality

The Congress on Tuesday said Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari acted in a hurry in sending his report recommending President's Rule in Maharashtra without exhausting all options for government formation

Maharashtra govt formation: Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommends President's Rule, cuts short NCP deadline; Cabinet gives nod
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Maharashtra govt formation: Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommends President's Rule, cuts short NCP deadline; Cabinet gives nod

The impasse over government formation in Maharashtra took a new turn on Tuesday after Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari recommended President's rule in the state

Maharashtra political impasse descends into chaos as guv invites Shiv Sena, NCP to form govt; BJP says will 'wait and watch'
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Maharashtra political impasse descends into chaos as guv invites Shiv Sena, NCP to form govt; BJP says will 'wait and watch'

In Maharashtra, at the end of a day marked by press conferences, meetings and frantic phone conversations, there was still no concrete possibility of a government in sight.

Maharashtra political crisis: Seven reasons why BJP's decision to not form government is right; mid-term polls can't be ruled out
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Maharashtra political crisis: Seven reasons why BJP's decision to not form government is right; mid-term polls can't be ruled out

A BJP-Sena government in Maharashtra would have been unbelievably acrimonious. The reason for this acrimony lies in Sena's existential fear of the BJP's rise.

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant announces decision to quit as Union minister amid power tussle with BJP in Maharashtra
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Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant announces decision to quit as Union minister amid power tussle with BJP in Maharashtra

Union Heavy Industries Minister and Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant on Monday announced his decision to quit the NDA government at the Centre.

Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt; Odd-Even restrictions lifted in Delhi for Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Maharashtra governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt; Odd-Even restrictions lifted in Delhi for Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra Governor invites Shiv Sena to stake claim to form govt after BJP expresses inability to muster up numbers; Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces; and more

Maharashtra govt formation: Ashok Chavan says Congress, NCP will take joint decision on course of action if BJP-Shiv Sena stalemate doesn’t end
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Maharashtra govt formation: Ashok Chavan says Congress, NCP will take joint decision on course of action if BJP-Shiv Sena stalemate doesn’t end

Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Wednesday said his party and the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will jointly decide their future course of action if a BJP-Shiv Sena government is not formed in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra Congress leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today amid BJP-Shiv Sena tussle for govt formation
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Maharashtra Congress leaders to meet Sonia Gandhi today amid BJP-Shiv Sena tussle for govt formation

Amidst the ongoing tussle between BJP and Shiv Sena over the government formation in Maharashtra, senior MPCC leaders will be meeting Sonia Gandhi at her residence in Delhi.

Maharashtra Election Results 2019; Full List of Winners and Losers: Fadnavis, Thackeray, Chavan among victors; Pankaja Munde, six ministers taste defeat
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Maharashtra Election Results 2019; Full List of Winners and Losers: Fadnavis, Thackeray, Chavan among victors; Pankaja Munde, six ministers taste defeat

Here's the complete list of winners and losers in the Maharashtra Assembly election, the results for which were announced on Thursday

With agricultural finances stalled, Nanded banks say Fadnavis-led Maharashtra govt worsened credit crisis with shoddy farm loan waiver plan
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With agricultural finances stalled, Nanded banks say Fadnavis-led Maharashtra govt worsened credit crisis with shoddy farm loan waiver plan

The virtual non-delivery of farm loan waiver, and the repercussions that followed, will play a crucial role when Maharashtra goes to polls on 21 October, believes former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and a prominent Congress leader from Nanded, Ashok Chavan.

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: From Devendra Fadnavis to Aaditya Thackeray, a look at key candidates for the polls
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Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: From Devendra Fadnavis to Aaditya Thackeray, a look at key candidates for the polls

Former Maharashtra chief minister Ashok Chavan has been fielded to contest from Bhokar Assembly seat. The Congress leader will lock horns with BJP's Bapusaheb Gorthekar.

Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Full list of Congress candidates
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Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Full list of Congress candidates

The Congress, which is in alliance with the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra, has announced candidates from 147 seats

Maharashtra Assembly elections: Congress releases first list of 51 candidates; Amit Deshmukh to contest from Latur, Ashok Chavan from Bhokar
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Maharashtra Assembly elections: Congress releases first list of 51 candidates; Amit Deshmukh to contest from Latur, Ashok Chavan from Bhokar

The list of candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly elections was finalised after the Congress Central Election Committee met under the chairmanship of party chief Sonia Gandhi and cleared the names

Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls
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Row over Devendra Fadnavis' image on flood relief material: Opposition accuses state govt of 'advertising itself' ahead of polls

Defending the use of stickers, the MLA said that move will help affected people know that food grain is being provided to them free of cost on behalf of the state government