2014-09-23 07:12 PM
Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Shiv Sena has drawn up a fresh proposal - offering 130 seats to the BJP - agreeing to their demand. Sena has proposed 151 seats for itself and seven seats for other allies, 11 less than what they had offered earlier. One sticking point though is that the Sena wants the Chief Minister's post for Uddhav Thackeray if the alliance wins.
2014-09-23 06:28 PM
With battle-lines drawn for the October 15 by-poll at Kanubari in troubled Longding district, BJP Arunachal Pradesh unit president Tai Tagak has asked the people of the constituency to remain vigilant against the "mis-rule" of the Congress government and give a fitting reply.
2014-09-23 06:17 PM
Daring BJP to name its leader for Maharashtra polls, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday took a jibe at the party for seeking votes in Narendra Modi's name when it will be the Chief Minister and not the Prime Minister who will be taking day-to-day decisions in the state.
2014-09-23 05:59 PM
A fortnight after openly voicing his desire to become Chief Minister, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said he has no such ambition.
2014-09-23 05:26 PM
Brushing aside reports of differences with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that his relations with Modi was "too sacred, emotional and deep" and that he would ensure it is never spoilt even if he is "personally harmed".
2014-09-23 05:24 PM
In a fresh twist in the Saradha chit fund scam, the main accused Sudipto Sen's driver and assistant has pointed fingers at senior Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mukul Roy.
2014-09-23 04:27 PM
Given the caste-break up of the candidatures, the BJP has tried to strike a fair balance between the Jat and non-Jat candidates.
2014-09-23 04:18 PM
"What Hema Malini has said is scary. Does she want to remove us from here? Where will we go?" 65-old-year Aarti Nath said.
2014-09-23 03:20 PM
2009 Maharashtra Assembly polls saw two Congress ministers and several prominent leaders suffering shocking defeats.
2014-09-23 02:32 PM
The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna has hit out at media speculations over the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Trouble has been brewing in the 25-year-old alliance over the seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections.
2014-09-23 02:21 PM
Uddhav Thackeray, the successor of the late Shiv Sena Supremo, Balasaheb Thackeray is now at the centre stage of Maharashtra politics. Lke his father, Uddhav too is not succumbing to any political pressure of the oldest alliance partner the BJP. The BJP has become more assertive after the spectacular victory in the recent parliamentary elections.
2014-09-23 01:54 PM
Making last minutes effort to save the 25-year-old alliance, the Shiv Sena has sent a new seat sharing proposal to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. According to the new proposal, the Sena has offered 130 seats to the BJP, other allies 7 and kept 151 out of 288 seats for itself, said sources.
2014-09-23 01:44 PM
There seems to be a breakthrough in the seat sharing standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena as the nomination date in the Maharashtra Assembly elections nears. While the Shiv Sena has now agreed to BJP's demand for a 151-130 seat partnership, the bone of contention now lies in the Chief Ministerial issue.
2014-09-23 01:26 PM
Even after series of meetings, there have no breakthrough in the seat sharing talks between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Leaders of both parties met on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter to resolve the impasse.
2014-09-23 12:21 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will stay at the US President's guest house, the 190-year-old Blair House, when he travels to Washington on September 29. Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the last one to stay at the guest house. "Built as a private home in 1824, Blair House has played an important role in nearly 190 years of American political, diplomatic and cultural history- from Andrew Jackson's 'Kitchen Cabinet', to private chats with Abraham Lincoln, to Harry S Truman's crucial leadership as World War II ended and the Cold War began. Now, as then, US Presidents continue to rely on Blair House as a significant foreign policy tool," as per the official information.
2014-09-23 12:13 PM
The Congress and NCP leaders met on Tuesday morning to decide on seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections but the talks were "inconclusive."
2014-09-23 12:09 PM
Around 150 people, including some former Rashtriya Lok Dal MPs have been detained forcibly outside Tughlak Road in the national capital as they tried to enter party chief Ajit Singh's bungalow on Tuesday.
2014-09-23 11:49 AM
In an interview to CNN-IBN, Nationalist Congress Party General Secretary Tariq Anwar said that both Congress and NCP would suffer if the alliance is broken. "Politically we are obliged to contest together," said Anwar.
2014-09-23 10:34 AM
The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party will once again hold meeting to resolve the impasse over seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter.
2014-09-23 09:59 AM
The standoff between the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party over seat sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. The BJP has called for a meeting of all Maharashtra party workers on Tuesday.
2014-09-23 08:42 AM
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gears up for his maiden visit to the United States, even Spiderman is excited to greet him. Modi's official trip will begin from September 27.
2014-09-23 08:24 AM
Indians in the US are both excited and hopeful ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to New York. "I think Modi has brought the whole world to acknowledging that he is a man with a strong feeling and that he will take India to a new level," said an Indian American.
2014-09-23 07:57 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will observe a strict religious fast during his maiden trip to the United States, aides said on Monday, in a test both of the 64-year-old leader's stamina and of protocol in the Obama White House.
2014-09-23 07:54 AM
Narendra Modi is expected to address thousands in New York's Times Square during his first trip to the US after becoming the Prime Minister.
2014-09-23 07:51 AM
The seat sharing tussle between the Congress and National Congress Party continues to rock the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has hinted at Congress contesting alone in the upcoming polls if a consensus is not reached.
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