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BMC Polls | Mayor will be from Shiv Sena, Raut says, denies approaching Congress

With no party securing clear mandate in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections, Shiv Sena, the single largest party, on Saturday expressed confidence that it would still bag the Mayor’s...

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 11:39 PM

BMC Polls | Won't align with Congress, won't abandon transparency agenda: CM Fadnavis

The BJP will not have a post-poll understanding with the Congress in the BMC and not abandon the transparency agenda, its plank in the civic polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on...

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 08:21 PM

BMC polls: Shiv Sena candidate who lost in 'draw of lots', says court can do justice

Shiv Sena's Surendra Bagalkar, who lost the BMC polls from ward 220 to BJP's Atul Shah in a draw of lots, on Saturday said the court has the authority to open five "tender votes" which may help change...

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 07:44 PM

Thane: Two held from power loom town of Bhiwandi for transporting beef illegally in Mumbai

A police team was carrying out a check on Wednesday night at Padgha when it intercepted a tempo, travelling from Aurangabad to Mumbai, and found beef packed in drums, Padgha police station Inspector...

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 02:09 PM

BMC poll results: Congress remains non-committal on backing Shiv Sena

The Congress, which managed to secure only 31 seats in the 227-member BMC, is unlikely to rush to a decision on backig Shiv Sena.

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 02:01 PM

BMC poll results: Shiv Sena should avoid insulting PM Modi in Saamna if it wants better ties: Gadkari

Gadkari has singled out Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' for its targeting of PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah.

PTI | Feb 25, 2017 09:54 AM

BMC Polls | No option but to come together: Gadkari on BJP-Sena in Mumbai

A day after the BMC polls threw up a fractured verdict, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there is “no option” for his party and Shiv Sena than joining hands for control of the Mumbai...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 03:59 PM

BMC elections results: BJP minister in Fadnavis govt hints at reconciliation with Shiv Sena, says let bygones be bygones

"Enough of bitterness. Now, it's time to come together again," Chandrakant Patil, a minister in Devendra Fadnavis-led ministry said, indicating that the bickering allies in the state government could...

PTI | Feb 24, 2017 09:25 AM

BMC vote counting: Shiv Sena confident of good show, rules out alliance with BJP

With the trends indicating early lead for Shiv Sena in the BMC polls, a senior party leader exuded confidence on Thursday that there will be no need for them to forge an alliance with BJP in the...

PTI | Feb 23, 2017 12:24 PM

BMC Polls 2017: 56 per cent voters exercise their franchise across Maharashtra

About 56 per cent voters on Tuesday exercised their franchise in the polling for 10 municipal corporations across Maharashtra, including the all-important Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in...

PTI | Feb 22, 2017 12:25 AM

41.32% voter turnout till 3.30pm: Nemeses Fadnavis, Thackeray cast vote

Voting is underway for the cash-rich BMC and nine other civic bodies in Maharashtra, which have virtually turned into a battle of prestige for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, heading the state’s...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 21, 2017 06:29 PM

Money laundering case: Zakir Naik responds to ED summons, to give statement

Controversial televangelist Zakir Naik has responded to the ED summons in connection with a money laundering case and said he is willing to give statement via any electronic media facility.

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 05:24 PM

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

Polling for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and 9 other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway on Tuesday morning with estranged allies BJP and Shiv Sena at the forefront of...

PTI | Feb 21, 2017 10:46 AM

Support to BJP-led govt temporary in nature, future of Fadnavis remains uncertain: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena cleared the air on its support to BJP-led government in Maharashtra by stating it as temporary in nature. Launching a fresh attack on Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena said that...

News Nation Bureau | Feb 20, 2017 05:42 PM

Nashik farmers get another train to transport famed red onions

Railways have stepped in to quickly transport the bumper harvest of the famed red Nashik onions by operating an additional freight train from today.

PTI | Feb 20, 2017 12:50 PM