Devendra Fadnavis wouldn't have resigned as chief minister if he had more time to prove majority, says Ramdas Athawale
Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale on Thursday said that Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar would not have resigned as chief minister and deputy chief minister had the BJP got more time for the floor test.
BJP will not contest in Mumbai's upcoming BMC elections, says party leader Ashish Shelar; NCP, Congress likely to field candidates
BJP will not contest the upcoming mayoral elections in Mumbai as they are in minority, whereas the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress are likely to field their candidates
Daily Bulletin: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today, BJP set to push Citizenship (Amendment) Bill; Justice SA Bobde to take oath as CJI today; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Winter Session of Parliament to begin today: Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Personal Data Protection Bill on legislative agenda; Maharashtra govt formation: Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi to meet today to discuss alliance with Shiv Sena; and more
Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi meet over Maharashtra govt formation may be deferred, say sources; NCP panel to meet tomorrow
The meeting between Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Delhi to discuss a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra may not take place on Sunday
Maharashtra under President's Rule: NCP, Shiv Sena, Congress postopone meeting with governor; exit from NDA mere formality, says Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena is in the process of working out a new equation with erstwhile rivals NCP and Congress to form a non-BJP government in Maharashtra, which is currently under President's Rule
Maharashtra govt formation Updates: Shiv Sena to skip NDA meet on Sunday; nobody can claim ownership rights on alliance, says Sanjay Raut
Maharashtra govt formation Updates: Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut also said that the Uddhav Thackeray-led party walking out of the BJP-headed National Democratic Alliance (NDA) remains a formality now
Rift between BJP and Shiv Sena might impact Mumbai's Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls slated for 22 November
The break up of the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in Maharashtra may have an impact on Mumbai's mayoral polls scheduled for 22 November
BJP's confidence of forming govt in Maharashtra reveals it's indulging in horse-trading, alleges Shiv Sena in party's mouthpiece Saamana
Shiv Sena alleged on Saturday that the BJP now exuding confidence of forming government in Maharashtra after backing off initially, makes its intention of horse-trading under the guise of President's rule evident.
Maharashtra Govt Formation Updates: NCP in no hurry to form govt; expect new dispensation in 20 days, says Nawab Malik
Maharashtra Govt Formation LIVE Updates: Amid the political turmoil in Maharashtra, former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and state BJP chief Chandrakant Dada Patil will hold a meeting with all party leaders in Mumbai on Friday. "From district to booth leaders, MPs and MLAs, all will attend the meeting," Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Bandra West Ashish Shelar said in a press conference.
President's Rule in Maharashtra: Congress, NCP, Shiv Sena finalise first draft of common minimum programme in meeting
Leaders of the Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena met in Mumbai on Thursday to work out a common minimum programme (CMP) before finalising a possible alliance for government formation in Maharashtra.
President’s Rule in Maharashtra: Sonia Gandhi, Sharad Pawar to meet in Delhi on 17 Nov to discuss possible alliance with Shiv Sena
Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar are likely to meet in Delhi on 17 November to discuss possible alliance with the Shiv Sena for forming the government in Maharashtra, sources said.
Sanjay Raut says Shiv Sena 'will neither be defeated, nor be afraid', wonders if BJP leaders kept Modi in dark over '50:50' formula
Sanjay Raut wondered if Narendra Modi was 'kept away' by top BJP leaders from the decision taken over '50-50' seat-sharing formula after Amit Shah said that the Shiv Sena's demands, including sharing the chief minister's post, were 'unacceptable' to the BJP
President's Rule in Maharashtra: NCP, Congress discuss common minimum programme; Amit Shah challenges rivals to form govt
The political impasse in Maharashtra continued on Wednesday with the Nationalist Congress Party(NCP) and the Congress holding hectic parley throughout the day to reach a consensus on a common minimum programme (CMP).
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
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
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
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
Shiv Sena accuses Maharashtra Governor of 'malafide' action: Bhagat Singh Koshyari joins list of controversial governors appointed by Narendra Modi govt
Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari has found himself in the middle of a political controversy after the Shiv Sena filed a petition in Supreme Court accusing him of 'arbitrary and malafide' action. The party has alleged that he did so by refusing an extension in deadline sought to submit the 'requisite letter of support' to prove Sena's claim to form a government in Maharashtra.
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
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