View: Outcome of Haryana, Maharashtra elections is predestined. Should one be worried for health of democracy?
But the ‘predestined’ nature of the contest ought to be setting off alarm bells. In the normal course, elections provide a vital reference point about the performance of a ruling party, or the acceptance of an alternative ideology.
Nashik Shiv Sena unit quits over BJP MLA candidature
The Nashik unit of the Shiv Sena has resigned in protest against BJP MLA Hiray being giv...
Maharashtra Polls 2019: 300 Shiv Sainiks resign due to no Shiv Sena candidate in Pune
Major ‘rebellion’ within the Shiv Sena ahead of the Mah...
'Son' rise in Worli; Sena banks on Aaditya to widen base
Aaditya Thackeray will face NCP's Suresh Mane, a local leader who could make things tough for the young leader. The constituency, has undergone a sea change over the years-from being a textile hub to having plush skyscrapers and modern complexes.
Devendra Fadnavis on Sena's CM aspirations: Why should it bother me, there is no dispute
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Tuesday said that there is no dispute over who would be Maharashtra's next CM. Responding t...
Regional issues big, can change electoral equation
As Maharashtra embarks on an election spree, parties fight for the 288 seats of the assembly. Yet regional issues such as droughts, farmers suicides, falling onion prices and irrigation problems persist, waiting to be acknowledged by leaders.
Squables between Shiv Sena, BJP not a recent phenomenon: Aaditya Thackeray
Aaditya also sheds light on what are his plans for his assembly constituency Worli if he wins.
Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections 2019: BJP, Cong strategies and lost opportunities
BJP and Congress are the two big opponents in Assembly elections of Maharashtra and Haryana. While BJP has Shiv Sena and few other regional ...
Shiv Sena releases manifesto, no mention of Aarey
When asked about the Metro car shed project, Uddhav said, "We stand by our decision to oppose the proposed car shed at Aarey Colony."
Shiv Sena released its manifesto ahead of Maharashtra Polls
MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena, which is contesting 124 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly election as part of its alliance with the BJP, on Saturday ...
BJP banks on Devendra Fadnavis' ex-aide to halt Congress hat-trick in Ausa
CM Devendra Fadnavis's former PA Abhimanyu Pawar jumped into the fray as the BJP candidate and all eyes will be on how he fares in his maiden poll foray in Ausa, a low-profile assembly segment in Central Maharashtra.
Shiv Sena free to express views but Assembly polls are under Devendra Fadnavis' leadership: Bhupender Yadav on CM candidate
Responding to questions about Shiv Sena leaders' remarks that there will be a Maharashtra chief minister from their party in the future, Yadav said political parties are free to talk about their desires.
Raju Shetty fights to stay relevant as farmers’ neta
The assembly election is going to be the biggest litmus test for a noted farmer-leader of the state who was twice an MP before losing his Hatkanangle seat to Shiv Sena.
You will run govt or cook? Sharad Pawar on Shiv Sena's Rs 10 meal promise
Ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Sena has promised to provide a full meal to the poor at Rs 10.
BJP-Sena will beat Cong's 221-seat Maha poll record: Javadekar
He said the ruling alliance would break the Congress' record of winning 221 seats in the 288-member House.
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