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Youth May Not Support BJP as Kanhaiya Kumar Wrongly Labelled ‘Anti-National’: Shiv Sena Leader

In an unexpected remark from Shiv sena, BJP ally in Maharashtra, its president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said BJP may face youth anger as its government in the Centre “wrongly labelled JNU students’ union leader Kanhaiya Kumar as “anti-national”. “Who gave birth to Kanhaiya Kumar in the first place? The government should think over this. He has been wrongly labelled ...

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Modi’s New Cabinet: Winners and Losers with Portfolios

The expansion of new Union Cabinet witnessed the gains as well as loss of the newly inducted ministers, who shook hands with Modi cabinet on Sunday. The 44 member cabinet team has gone up to 66 member team, of which 26 are of cabinet rank, 13 Ministers of State with independent charge and 26 ministers of state. While 21 new ...

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Fadnavis Sworn-in as Maharashtra CM; Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Attends 

Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra at a gala public function here Friday. Nine other ministers also took the oath. Maharashtra Governor C. V. Rao administered the oath of office and secrecy to Fadnavis (44) and the others at a glittering ceremony in the sprawling Wankhede Stadium witnessed ...

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Shiv Sena Welcomes Fadnavis as New Chief Minister

The Shiv Sena said it "wholeheartedly welcomes" Devendra Fadnavis as the new chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, two days after the BJP anointed him on Thursday. "We wholeheartedly welcome the new CM of Maharashtra… We are confident that with Narendra (Modi) in Delhi and Devendra (Fadnavis) in Maharashtra, nobody can prevent ‘achhe din’ (good days) from coming to Maharashtra," the Shiv ...

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Shiv Sena to Decide on Joining Maharashtra Government

As BJP is all set for the inauguration of its first government in Maharashtra, its former ally Shiv Sena said it will take decision on joining with BJP on Thursday. Sena MP Sanjay Raut said, “We met Uddhav Thackeray and discussed the future course of action with him. The wait is over now, just one more day. We will announce ...

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Shiv Sena to Support Maharashtra CM Candidate from BJP

The Shiv Sena on Monday said that they are ready to support the decision of Bharatiya Janata Party and that it will support any Maharashtra Chief Ministerial candidate from the BJP on Monday. In the editorial of Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece ‘Saamna,’ it said, “The people’s blessings cannot to be confined within limits. Shiv Sena will stand with absolute force and ...

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BJP Likely to Join Shiv Sena, Warns Not to Impose Conditions

After much deliberation, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be all set to join with its former ally Shiv Sena to form a coalition government in Maharashtra, where BJP won as the single largest party in the recent election. State BJP leader Vinod Tawde has reportedly said that the Sena is their “natural ally” on Friday. He said, “The ...

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Maharashtra CM Race: Fadnavis, Tawde, Khadse Frontrunners

Amid the discussion of BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to form the government in Maharashtra, there is a keen observation on the next chief ministerial candidate of the state. Though there are many names being floated, Devendra fadnavis is expected to be next CM of Maharashtra. Some of the other probable candidates are Vinod Tawde, Eknath Kadhse and also Union Minister Nitin ...

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Shiv Sena Leaders Return to Mumbai After Meeting BJP Leaders in Delhi

After the discussions over the government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leaders Anil Desai and Subhash Desai returned to Mumbai on Wednesday for a brief Diwali break, hoping to resume talks next week. According to reports, both Shiv Sena leaders met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP general secretary JP Nadda on Tuesday evening. The leaders are likely to visit ...

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Maharashtra Assembly: Shiv Sena Likely to Support BJP to Form Government

The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have reportedly agreed to form a coalition government in Maharashtra on Monday, according to sources. On Monday morning, senior leaders of the parties have met. During the meeting, the Shive Sena is said to have agreed to support BJP government. According to sources, details of the government formation are being worked out ...

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Exit Polls Project BJP Set to Form Govt in Both Maharashtra, Haryana

Exit polls on Wednesday soon after the completion of assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra predicted absolute majority for the BJP, which could pave the way for the formation of government in both rich states. The exit polls, released after the voting was held in the two states, shows that the Congress is still getting battered in elections, while Shiv ...

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Maharashtra Assembly Election: BJP Upbeat, Congress Confident

The most awaited Maharashtra Assembly Elections has finally begun today, on Wednesday and the voting is underway. While the political formations of Shiv Sena-BJP and Cong-NCP got crumbled, this is the first election after 15 years, where the parties are contesting alone in Maharashtra. While the battle between the parties generates curiosity on anticipated results, the leaders from the parties ...

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BJP Used Madison Square Speech to Seek Votes, alleges Opposition

Opposition party has claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has misused the official machinery at Madison Square Garden in New York to seek votes in the upcoming October 15 Maharashtra assembly polls, on Monday. The party was slammed after some Marathi news channels aired Modi’s Madison Square speech during the 9pm prime time slot. NCP Chief Sharad Pawar said, "You ...

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Shiv Sena Minister Anand Geete to Quit Modi’s Cabinet

After the break-up of Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra, Sena MP Anant Geete is all set to resign from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet on Monday. Being the only minister from Shiv Sena in the NDA government, Geete is about to quit after Modi returns from his US trip on Wednesday. He was the Union Minister ...

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Maharashtra Polls: Shiv Sena to go Solo as Talks with BJP Fail

As alliance talks with shiv Sena almost reached a no-return stage, BJP has decided to go it alone and contest all 288 seats in Maharashtra assembly elections, said sources while Uddhav’s 151-119 formula take-or-leave angered the Delhi leadership of the national ruling party. Earlier, Shiv Sena said on Sunday that it will contest all 288 seats in the state alone ...

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BJP demands 125-130 seats in Maharashtra Polls, Stalemate Still On

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena are still to finalise the seat-sharing agreement for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, which will be held on October 15 amidst reports that a new formula is under consideration after BJP demanded between 125-130 seats to contest while the Maharashtra outfit would fight in 155 seats. The decision was taken at the party ...

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