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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.

BJP to hold three-day meet with Maharashtra MLAs, office-bearers in Mumbai from tomorrow; upcoming local polls likely to be discussed
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BJP to hold three-day meet with Maharashtra MLAs, office-bearers in Mumbai from tomorrow; upcoming local polls likely to be discussed

The BJP would be holding meetings of its Maharashtra MLAs, district-level office-bearers as well as unsuccessful Assembly poll candidates in Mumbai from Thursday

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

Amid Maharashtra political impasse, Shiv Sena moves SC against Governor's refusal to extend deadline for submitting letter of support
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Amid Maharashtra political impasse, Shiv Sena moves SC against Governor's refusal to extend deadline for submitting letter of support

The Union Cabinet has recommended President's rule in Maharashtra even as top leaders from the NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena were holding a flurry of consultations

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

BJP not to form govt in Maharashtra, announces Chandrakant Patil, blames Shiv Sena for 'disrespecting mandate'
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BJP not to form govt in Maharashtra, announces Chandrakant Patil, blames Shiv Sena for 'disrespecting mandate'

Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil accused the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, which is adamant on its demand for a rotational chief ministership, of 'disrespecting' the popular mandate secured by the BJP and the Sena in recent Assembly polls

Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon
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Sharad Pawar says NCP will play 'no role' in Maharashtra govt formation after meeting with Sanjay Raut, asks BJP-Shiv Sena to settle differences soon

Amid the stand-off with ally Bharatiya Janata Party over government formation, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut met Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, fuelling speculations that the Sena is scrambling for alternate arrangements to come to power, if BJP does not yield to its demands

Amid power tussle with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, BJP minister says 'good news' on govt formation soon, awaiting proposal from ally
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Amid power tussle with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, BJP minister says 'good news' on govt formation soon, awaiting proposal from ally

A BJP minister in Maharashtra on Tuesday hinted at a possible breakthrough in the ongoing stand-off with the Shiv Sena over the formation of a government, saying "good news" can come at any moment.

Devendra Fadnavis elected BJP legislative party leader; CM thanks Uddhav Thackeray for support during Maharashtra Assembly polls
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Devendra Fadnavis elected BJP legislative party leader; CM thanks Uddhav Thackeray for support during Maharashtra Assembly polls

Incumbent chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis was elected the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature leader in a party meeting held in Mumbai on Wednesday

BJP's Chandrakant Patil says Amit Shah, Uddhav Thackeray will finalise power-sharing deal in Maharashtra soon; clarity on ’50-50 formula’ likely
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BJP's Chandrakant Patil says Amit Shah, Uddhav Thackeray will finalise power-sharing deal in Maharashtra soon; clarity on ’50-50 formula’ likely

Amid bickering between his party and the Shiv Sena over sharing of power in the next Maharashtra government, senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday said party chief Amit Shah and his Sena counterpart Uddhav Thackeray will finalise the contours of the "50-50 formula".