2014-10-21 02:37 PM
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said BJP's win in Haryana and Maharashtra would have some effect on the assembly elections in the state, but maintained that the influence would not be as much as previously expected.
2014-10-21 01:35 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday chose Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. This is after 15 years that the state has a non-Jat Chief Minister after having Jat Chief Ministers for three terms consecutively.
2014-10-21 12:52 PM
Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken hit back at National Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar by saying that the party will never support Shiv Sena. The remarks came a day after Pawar said that the Congress has approached the party to jointly support Shiv Sena to form the government in Maharashtra.
2014-10-21 12:32 PM
Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday.
2014-10-21 11:52 AM
The Maharashtra Assembly elections witnessed a surge in number of people going for None Of the Above (NOTA) option in Mumbai, as against the total number of NOTA votes cast in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
2014-10-21 09:50 AM
The Bharatiya Janata Party has left both the Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena guessing as the decision over the government formation will be taken after Diwali.
2014-10-21 08:53 AM
The Shiv Sena on Tuesday hit out at the Nationalist Congress Party for extending support to the Bharatiya Janata Party to form government in Maharashtra.
2014-10-21 07:53 AM
Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday.
2014-10-21 07:41 AM
After a crushing defeat in Maharashtra assembly elections, state Congress leaders met on Monday night to review the political situation.
2014-10-21 02:02 AM
The Maharashtra and Haryana election results would come as another blow for the Congress that faced a huge loss in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. But losing power in a state like Maharashtra, which has, for all but four years between 1995-1999, seen a Congressman as chief minister should surely make the Congress party introspect about the reasons for its defeat.
2014-10-20 11:17 PM
NCP with its 41 seats has offered unconditional support in forming the government after BJP bagged 122 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls and falls short of majority by 23 seats.
2014-10-20 10:16 PM
After the declaration of Maharashtra assembly poll results both Shiv Sena and NCP wait for BJP's final call on government formation. BJP emerged as single largest part with 122 seats after countings on Sunday.
2014-10-20 09:25 PM
It's a dilemma of plenty for the BJP. More than 24 hours after emerging as the single largest party in Maharashtra, the BJP continues to play the guessing game.
2014-10-20 09:06 PM
The legislature party meets in the presence of central observers on Tuesday.
2014-10-20 06:04 PM
The waiting game continues in Maharashtra. Sources in the Shiv Sena say that the party is in talks with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over government formation.
2014-10-20 05:49 PM
Haryana has had three consecutive Jat Chief Ministers for 15 years. The last non-jat to become CM of Haryana was Bhajan Lal.
2014-10-20 04:55 PM
The party chief held the meeting at Sena Bhavan, party's headquarters at Dadar in central Mumbai.
2014-10-20 03:36 PM
Maharashtra is likely to wait for a few days to get a government as the Bharatiya Janata Party has not decided on the party for post-poll alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met party legislators in Mumbai, but no decision has been announced yet on the post-poll alliance.
2014-10-20 03:29 PM
A day after the party's massive and humiliating drubbing in Assembly elections 2014, senior Congress leader Kumari Selja blamed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the defeat.
2014-10-20 03:05 PM
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has refused to intervene over NCP's outside support offer to the BJP. It is upto the BJP to decide whether they want to take support of NCP," RSS said. BJP leader Shaina NC said, "we have to keep in mind the interest of the votes, the development plank and the agenda that we have."
2014-10-20 02:58 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday distanced itself from Union Minister Maneka Gandhi's letter to convicted AIADMK Chief J Jayalalithaa after her release from Bangalore jail.
2014-10-20 01:36 PM
The Bharatiya Janata Party won a complete majority in Haryana but it is still in dilemma on who to appoint the chief minister. Party sources said that the legislature party will meet on Tuesday in Chandigarh.
2014-10-20 12:27 PM
The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued short statements about the results later in the day. Normally, they don't take questions when the party loses. The massive defeat in both the states was writing on the wall for the Congress and it reluctantly went to the polls dragging its feet.
2014-10-20 11:31 AM
After a stunning victory in Maharashtra, hectic parleys are going on within the Bharatiya Janata Party and it is still in two minds over post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena despite party chief Uddhav Thackeray's overtures, said sources on Monday. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in Maharashtra by winning 123 out of 288 seats but is short of 22 seats to be able to form a government in the state.
2014-10-20 09:25 AM
The Bharatiya Janata Party's former ally Shiv Sena is talking tough and has reminded the party that it not won a clear mandate in Maharashtra polls. The BJP has won 123 out of 288 seats and is short of 22 seats to be able to form a government in the state.