Mumbai , Sept 21 : Just after the Election Commission's announcement of assembly election dates, Congress leader Eknath Gaikwad on Saturday said that the Congress is prepared for the polls and that Maharashtra will not go into BJP's hands.
New Delhi , Sept 21 : BJP MP Vijay Goel on Saturday said that in both Haryana and Maharashtra, his party will form the government and that people know it very well. His comments came soon after the Election Commission announced the dates of Assembly elections to be held in both the states.
Mumbai , Sept 21 : Maharashtra State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday announced that any complaint can be filed regarding violation in the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) by uploading pictures on the SEC App for the assembly polls scheduled for next month.
New Delhi , Sept 21 : Bharatiya Janata Party's in-charge of Maharashtra assembly polls and General Secretary Bhupender Yadav on Saturday stated that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance will be winning three-fourth seats in the state in the upcoming assembly elections.
Mumbai , Sept 21 : After the announcement of Assembly election polls in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday urged people to participate in huge numbers in the voting process for the upcoming elections.
Nagpur/Mumbai, Sep 21 : It is high time for Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to take the political plunge and take over the state's reins as the next Chief Minister, a prominent farm activist said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Falling for "gratification of lust" proved costly for a magistrate from Maharashtra, as the Supreme Court, unmoved by his pleas for leniency, upheld his dismissal from service citing "lacunae" in the purity of his character.
New Delhi, Sep 21 : Every polling station in Haryana and Maharashtra will have Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) along with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and there will be VVPAT slips count of five randomly- selected polling stations in each assembly constituency.
Mumbai, Sep 21 : Shortly after the October 21 Assembly elections were announced, the Maharashtra Congress has demanded a probe by the state Lokayukta into all the "last-minute" decisions taken by the outgoing BJP-Shiv Sena government in the past one week, here on Saturday.
New Delhi , Sept 21 : The Election Commission on Saturday announced that the voting will take place for Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly elections on October 21, while counting of votes will be held October 24.
Aurangabad , Sept 21 : Ahead of the Assembly elections, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has stoked a possible controversy by saying that only a Pulwama attack-like incident can change the mood of the people of Maharashtra as they have resentment for the incumbent Devendra Fadnavis-led government in the state.
Mumbai , Sept 21 : After receiving complaints of a suspected gas leak that caused panic among the resident of Mumbai, the police has said that the operation to locate gas leak origin was halted as the situation is under control now.
Mumbai , Sept 21 : Attacking NCP chief Sharad Pawar for claiming that only a Pulwama like incident can change people's mood in the state, Ashish Shelar, School Education, Sports, and Youth Welfare Minister of Maharashtra said that Pawar still needs to clarify his stand on the terror attack that took place earlier this year.
Mumbai , Sept 20 : Amid the looming uncertainty over Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra polls, Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said a seat-sharing agreement has been finalised and will be announced within two days.
Mumbai, Sep 20 : Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray categorically said here on Friday that the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was on and both the parties would contest 135 seats each in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
Mumbai, Sep 20 : A portion of a vacant six-storey building collapsed in South Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Road on Friday morning, said an official of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)Disaster Control. However, no casualties have been reported in the incident.
Mumbai , Sept 20 : Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL) and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) received several complaints of a gas odour believed to be due to leakage from various parts of Mumbai on Thursday night.
Nashik , Sept 19 : Stressing that national security has always been BJP's top priority, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday took a dig at Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) by accusing them of ignoring the interest of armed forces and failing to provide sufficient bullet-proof jackets to them during the tenure of UPA government.
Nashik , Sep 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government had kept its promise and integrated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in India. While addressing a rally here the Prime Minister made an appeal to help make Kashmir "a paradise again".
Nashik , Sep 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday that the BJP government had kept its promise and integrated Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh into India, and appealed to the people to help make it "a paradise again".
Nashik , Sep 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday targeted NCP leader Sharad Pawar over his remarks on Pakistan as he also attacked the Congress over statements of its leaders following the Centre's decision to repeal Article 370.
Mumbai , Sept 19 : All schools and junior colleges situated in Mumbai and its nearby areas have been shut after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast extremely heavy rainfall for the next two days.
Mumbai , Sept 19 : Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that if his party did not get half seats to contest in the upcoming Maharashtra polls then the alliance between the two parties could break.
Mumbai , Sept 18 : Leaders of Shiv Sena and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) met Chief Election Commission Sunil Arora here on Wednesday to request a raise in expenditure limit for candidates in the upcoming Assembly elections.
Mumbai , Sept 18 : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Wednesday expressed dismay and said there is no use of giving suggestions to Election Commission in connection with EVMs, as the election watch dog would not lend its ears.
Pune , Sept 18 : Police have registered a case against a Pollution Under Control (PUC) centre operator in Pune for allegedly giving a PUC certificate for Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari's car without checking it.
Mumbai, Sep 18 : In a pre-election swipe, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said Pakistan would not have been created if the Hindutva protagonist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar had become the Prime Minister during partition.
Mumbai , Sept 17 : Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday demanded Bharat Ratna for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar while stating that Pakistan wouldn't even had come into existence if he had been made the first Prime Minister of the country.
Mumbai , Sept 18 : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Akhil Chitre on Wednesday slammed megastar Amitabh Bachchan for joining the chorus of voices lobbying for the construction of the metro in Mumbai by cutting trees.
Mumbai , Sept 17 : The Bombay High Court on Tuesday verbally directed the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) and state government not to cut any trees in the Aarey forest area for the construction of a metro car shed, to which they agreed.