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  • BMC election results: Shiv Sena-BJP deal possible post stalemate

    BMC election results: Shiv Sena-BJP deal possible post stalemate  

    There was no clear winner with the Shiv Sena winning 84 seats and the BJP close on its heels at 82. Both parties did not rule out an alliance.

    23 Feb 2017, 9.59 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Shiv Sena will retain Mayor`s post: Uddhav Thackeray

    Shiv Sena will retain Mayor's post: Uddhav Thackeray  

    As uncertainty loomed large in the BMC polls due to a hung house, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today exuded confidence that the party will retain the coveted Mayor's post, even as he hesitated to give a definitive answer o...

    23 Feb 2017, 9.10 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Congress has become `a crowd around a fading dynasty`: Jaitley

    Congress has become 'a crowd around a fading dynasty': Jaitley  

    Elated by BJP's good show in civic polls in Odisha and Maharashtra, Finance Minister Arun Jatiley took potshots at the Congress, saying it has become "a crowd around a fading dynasty".

    23 Feb 2017, 7.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • BJP`s win in civic polls a mandate on transparency: Fadnavis

    BJP's win in civic polls a mandate on transparency: Fadnavis  

    As it put up a sterling performance in civic polls across Maharashtra including the cash-rich BMC, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said BJP's victory resulted from a vote for transparency and demonetisation.

    23 Feb 2017, 7.44 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • BJP sees Maha results as a precursor to Assembly poll victory

    BJP sees Maha results as a precursor to Assembly poll victory  

    A jubilant BJP today projected its impressive show in Maharashtra's local body polls, including Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), a precursor to its "wins" in the ongoing Assembly elections, including in Uttar Pradesh.

    23 Feb 2017, 7.14 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • BMC Elections 2017: Why BJP, not Shiv Sena, may want a divorce

    BMC Elections 2017: Why BJP, not Shiv Sena, may want a divorce  

    A divorce now would mean the Sena having to fight elections alone in the entire state and winning at least a simple majority to form the government. That’s something that the party could not deliver even at its peak.

    23 Feb 2017, 4.44 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-IV of UP polls

    Over 40% turnout till 2 PM in phase-IV of UP polls  

    "Polling is underway at a brisk pace in 53 assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region," the CEO office said here.

    23 Feb 2017, 2.26 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Sanjay Nirupam offers to quit after Cong drubbed in most places

    Sanjay Nirupam offers to quit after Cong drubbed in most places  

    Congress’s pulverization in Maharashtra local body polls in many ways reflects steady erosion of the Grand Old Party’s political capital.

    23 Feb 2017, 1.56 pm  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • Shiv Sena maintains hold on Mumbai, BJP has edge in Nashik

    Shiv Sena maintains hold on Mumbai, BJP has edge in Nashik  

    The Congress and the NCP are far behind the Sena and the BJP, leading on 14 and 4 seats, respectively, in the 227-member BMC.

    23 Feb 2017, 12.20 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • 25-27% turnout till noon in phase-IV of UP polls

    25-27% turnout till noon in phase-IV of UP polls  

    Polling is on for 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region.

    23 Feb 2017, 12.14 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Sena takes early lead in BMC, followed by BJP

    Sena takes early lead in BMC, followed by BJP  

    In the 227-member Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the Sena was so far leading on 24 seats and BJP on 13. The Congress was leading on 5 seats and MNS on one seat, a State Election Commission official said.

    23 Feb 2017, 11.32 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Sena confident alliance with BJP won`t be needed: Anil Desai

    Sena confident alliance with BJP won't be needed: Anil Desai  

    "The response of the people has been very good. There are several places where the Sena is leading. This is all due to the faith of people in the leadership of (late Sena supremo) Balasaheb (Thackeray) and Uddhav ji," Sena MP Anil...

    23 Feb 2017, 11.26 am  |  Source: PTI

  • 12-15% turnout till 10 AM in phase-IV of UP polls

    12-15% turnout till 10 AM in phase-IV of UP polls  

    Polling is on for 53 Assembly constituencies spread over 12 districts, including the backward Bundelkhand region.

    23 Feb 2017, 10.44 am  |  Source: PTI

  • BMC election results 2017: BJP, Sena stalemate - as it happened

    BMC election results 2017: BJP, Sena stalemate - as it happened  

    There is no clear winner with the Shiv Sena winning 84 seats and the BJP close on its heels at 82. Is an alliance on the cards?

    23 Feb 2017, 10.42 am  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Counting underway for Maha civic polls; all eyes on BMC result

    Counting underway for Maha civic polls; all eyes on BMC result  

    The Congress and NCP are also in fray in the polls, dubbed as the 'mini-general elections'.

    23 Feb 2017, 10.36 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Voting begins for fourth phase of UP Assembly polls

    Voting begins for fourth phase of UP Assembly polls  

    The districts include the backward Bundelkhand region and the Nehru-Gandhi pocket borough of Rae Bareli.

    23 Feb 2017, 8.46 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Maharashtra civic polls 2017: Results for BMC today

    Maharashtra civic polls 2017: Results for BMC today  

    The stakes are high for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who led their respective parties from the front and were involved in a no-holds-barred campaign.

    23 Feb 2017, 7.54 am  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • UP fourth phase polling: Total 53 seats to go for polls tomorrow

    UP fourth phase polling: Total 53 seats to go for polls tomorrow  

    A total of 1.84 crore people will be eligible to vote in the election, whose main players are the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

    22 Feb 2017, 2.41 pm  |  Source: NEWS18.com

  • BJP will win 114 seats in Mumbai: Ashish Shelar

    BJP will win 114 seats in Mumbai: Ashish Shelar  

    BJP won maximum 16 seats in the city during assembly election in 2014 the turnout of voters at that time was 54 per cent then. This time also the voting turnout is expected to be 53 per cent and I need not say anything more," Shel...

    22 Feb 2017, 8.24 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Post-voting, BJP, Sena claim tide in their favour in Mumbai

    Post-voting, BJP, Sena claim tide in their favour in Mumbai  

    In Mumbai, the polling percentage was 41.32 per cent till 3.30 pm, closer to the turnout of 45 per cent in 2012.

    21 Feb 2017, 8.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • SP-Cong tie-up has wiped the smile off Modi`s face: Rahul Gandhi

    SP-Cong tie-up has wiped the smile off Modi's face: Rahul Gandhi  

    Rahul, who is contesting the crucial state polls from Amethi, also took a dig at Modi's "adopted son of Uttar Pradesh" remark.

    21 Feb 2017, 9.20 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Civic polls: Voting gets underway across Maha; all eyes on BMC

    Civic polls: Voting gets underway across Maha; all eyes on BMC   

    Dubbed as a "mini Assembly election", over 1.95 crore voters across the state are entitled to exercise their franchise to choose representatives for ten city corporations, while over 1.80 crore people can cast their votes in the Z...

    21 Feb 2017, 7.46 am  |  Source: PTI

  • People will take revenge on BJP for note ban: Rahul, Akhilesh

    People will take revenge on BJP for note ban: Rahul, Akhilesh  

    "BJP has put common man in queue for their own money. Now in the elections they will once again queue up against BJP. BJP has come to know about the people's mind and after the third and fourth phase, blood pressure of BJP leaders...

    20 Feb 2017, 8.32 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Nagaland CM resigns, successor to be chosen today

    Nagaland CM resigns, successor to be chosen today  

    Neiphiu Rio, former Chief Minister and sole MP from the state, appears to be a front-runner for the Chief Ministership.

    20 Feb 2017, 7.44 am  |  Source: PTI

  • `Saamana` has no intention to breach poll code: Raut to SEC

    'Saamana' has no intention to breach poll code: Raut to SEC  

    Defending the party mouthpiece on the ground of 'style of aggressive reporting', Raut stated the report objected to by some (read BJP) may appear aggressive compared to other newspapers on an identical issue, but there was no inte...

    20 Feb 2017, 7.44 am  |  Source: PTI

  • DMK urges Guv to `nullify` trust vote; to stage fast on Feb 22

    DMK urges Guv to 'nullify' trust vote; to stage fast on Feb 22  

    DMK today appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of the state Assembly.

    19 Feb 2017, 4.32 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • FIR filed against Stalin, DMK MLAs, MPs

    FIR filed against Stalin, DMK MLAs, MPs  

    An FIR has been filed against DMK working president M K Stalin, his party MLAs, MPs and cadres for holding a protest at Marina beach against the alleged attack on him and his MLAs during the trust vote in the Assembly.

    19 Feb 2017, 12.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Top leaders cast votes in phase-III of UP polls

    Top leaders cast votes in phase-III of UP polls  

    Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, BSP supremo Mayawati and Home Minister Rajnath Singh today casted their votes in the third phase of UP elections and claimed that their parties will form the next government.

    19 Feb 2017, 11.50 am  |  Source: PTI

  • UP elections: 10.9% polling in first two hours

    UP elections: 10.9% polling in first two hours  

    10.9 per cent votes have been cast in the first two hours of polling for the 69 Assembly constituencies that figure in the crucial phase-III of the staggered Uttar Pradesh elections.

    19 Feb 2017, 11.12 am  |  Source: PTI

  • UP results will bring about major change in Indian politics:Shah

    UP results will bring about major change in Indian politics:Shah  

    "A BJP tsunami will soon hit Uttar Pradesh, heralding a major change in the course of country's politics," he said, discounting as "remote" the possibility of the state throwing up a hung Assembly.

    18 Feb 2017, 3.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

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