Form govt or Congress will be finished in Maharashtra, Sonia Gandhi told
Ashok Chavan, Prithviraj Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat Manikrao Thakre and Rajani Patil stressed the need to seize the opportunity offered by the collapse of saffron coalition after the polls. Among the reasons offered was the restlessness among the MLAs to be part of government. All the legislators are said to have “won on their own” and were becoming “aggressive”.
Maharashtra Cong leaders meet Uddhav to discuss CMP
Seeking a possible alliance to form the government in Maharashtra, Congress leaders met S...
NCP names 5 members for joint panel with Cong to prepare CMP
Deciding on a 'common minimum programme' (CMP) for the joint committee to be for...
BJP deriving 'sadistic pleasure' out of Maharashtra logjam: Shiv Sena
Without taking any names, the Sena, in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', said those who talk of ethics in politics are currently the "most disruptive". President's rule was imposed in the state on Tuesday after the Governor sent a report to the Centre. Prior to it, the BJP on Sunday expressed its inability to form government.
Sena, NCP and Congress will work out formula for govt formation in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray
The Shiv Sena, the Congress and the NCP will work out a formula for formation of a government in Maharashtra, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray sa...
Shiv Sena has history of flirting with political, ideological rivals
So for those aware of its past, the Shiv Sena, known for its firebrand Hindutva stance, quitting the NDA on Monday and seeking support of the Congress and the NCP does not come as a surprise. In the assembly polls held last month, the BJP won 105 seats, followed by the Shiv Sena (56), the NCP (54) and the Congress (48) in the 288-member House.
Mumbai: Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray visit Lilavati Hospital to meet Sanjay Raut
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar on November 12 arrived at Lilavati Hospital to meet Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. Raut w...
Uddhav Thackeray phones Sonia Gandhi; seeks support to form government in Maharashtra
The phone call from Thackeray to Gandhi came before the Congress held a crucial meeting for a second time in the day to decide on whether or not to support the Shiv Sena. The Shiv Sena chief sought the Congress' support to form a government in Maharastra. Thackeray also met NCP chief Sharad Pawar in Mumbai.
President's rule in Maharashtra due to stubbornness of Shiv Sena: BJP
The BJP on Tuesday blamed "stubbornness" of its estranged ally and political rival Shiv Sena, without taking its name, for imposition of Pre...
It's official: Shiv Sena to work with NCP, Congress for govt formation
Uddhav Thackeray took a dig at Governor B S Koshyari over denial of more time to drum up support for government formation in the state, where President's rule was imposed on Tuesday evening. The Sena had failed to produce the required letters of support of the NCP and the Congress when it met the Governor on Monday night to stake a claim to form government.
No decision on supporting Shiv Sena yet: Congress-NCP
The Congress and NCP said on Tuesday evening that they had yet not taken any decision about supporting the Shiv Sena to form government in M...
No decision on backing Shiv Sena yet, policies must be decided first: Congress-NCP
The press conference was attended by Congress leaders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge and K C Veugopal, deputed by the party president Sonia Gandhi to hold further talks with the NCP on the issue.
Congress leaders arrive in Mumbai to meet Sharad Pawar
The Shiv Sena on Monday suffered a setback in its efforts to cobble up a non-BJP government in Maharashtra with the Congress at the last moment announcing its decision to hold more talks with ally NCP on supporting the Uddhav Thackeray-led party.
Maharashtra Governor refused more time to Sena to form government: Aaditya Thackeray
Putting up a brave front, Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray told reporters outside Raj Bhavan here on Monday night that his party's claim on formation of a government still stands, as the two parties have agreed "in-principle" to support the Sena-led government.
Maharashtra logjam: Senior Cong leaders defer Mumbai visit
Congress leaders postponed their visit after NCP chief Sharad Pawar conveyed that state leaders of both the parties will first discuss the "terms and conditions" of government formation
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