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Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena formed the government in Maharashtra after the assembly polls in November 2019 after talks on power-sharing with the BJP failed.(HT File)

In rebuttal to Prithviraj Chavan on 2014 govt formation claim, Shiv Sena jabs BJP for ‘mask factory’

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 01:00 PM IST
On Sunday, Chavan had said that after the 2014 Maharashtra polls, Shiv Sena and NCP had approached him to form a coalition government to stop the Bharatiya Janata Party. But the Congress had rejected the demand immediately.
Election officials at a centre for counting votes for the Maharashtra assembly election.(PTI file photo)
Election officials at a centre for counting votes for the Maharashtra assembly election.(PTI file photo)

Maharashtra Assembly election: NCP takes strong lead in Pune district seats

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 03:09 PM IST
As counting crossed its midway mark, trends suggested that the Nationalist Congress Party- Congress alliance continues to retain its hold on western Maharashtra.
Voters queue up to cast their vote at Colaba on Monday.(HT Photo)
Voters queue up to cast their vote at Colaba on Monday.(HT Photo)

Highlights of Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019

Hindustan Times | By Shailesh Gaikwad, Mumbai
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 12:31 AM IST
There are certain aspects of this election that were noticeable during the past month
TImes Now Exit poll predicts BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to win 230 out of 288 seats in Maharashtra(HT Photo)
TImes Now Exit poll predicts BJP-Shiv Sena alliance to win 230 out of 288 seats in Maharashtra(HT Photo)

Maharashtra Exit Polls 2019: Times Now predicts landslide win for NDA

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 09:57 PM IST
Maharashtra Exit Polls 2019: News broadcaster Times Now predicts huge victory for the BJP-Shiv Sena led alliance.
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis (left) , the BJP cnadidate from Nagpur South West assembly seat , is contesting against Ashish Deshmukh of Congress in the October 21 Maharashtra assembly election.(HT Photos)
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis (left) , the BJP cnadidate from Nagpur South West assembly seat , is contesting against Ashish Deshmukh of Congress in the October 21 Maharashtra assembly election.(HT Photos)

From CMs to debutants:Top 15 contests in Maharashtra, Haryana assembly elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 11:20 AM IST
While the BJP is seeking to add to its electoral success by retaining control over the Maharashtra and Haryaan assemblies, the Opposition is keen to regain lost ground and chart its revival.
A women cast her vote along with child during Maharashtra assembly election at Mahavir Nagar , Kandivali, Mumbai, October 21, 2019.(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)
A women cast her vote along with child during Maharashtra assembly election at Mahavir Nagar , Kandivali, Mumbai, October 21, 2019.(Pramod Thakur / HT Photo)

Maharastra assembly elections 2019: Low voter turnout recorded in first 3 hours

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2019 10:34 AM IST
Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2019: Two prominent alliances - BJP-Shiv Sena and Congress-NCP - are the main contenders in this election.
Justice Bhuyan’s order on Friday came in view of Section 135C of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951.(HT image)
Justice Bhuyan’s order on Friday came in view of Section 135C of the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1951.(HT image)

Maharashtra assembly election 2019: HC allows Mumbai liquor shops to open on evening of counting day

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 01:46 PM IST
The Maharashtra Wine Merchants Association had moved the high court challenging the October 4, 2019, order of Mumbai’s district collector to close their shops.
This is the first time the Gandhi will campaign for the Congress in the assembly elections after the party’s humiliating defeat in the April-May Lok Sabha election. He just returned from a trip abroad.(HT image)
This is the first time the Gandhi will campaign for the Congress in the assembly elections after the party’s humiliating defeat in the April-May Lok Sabha election. He just returned from a trip abroad.(HT image)

Maharashtra assembly election 2019: Rahul Gandhi to start his campaign in Latur, Mumbai

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 10:47 AM IST
Varsha Gaikwad is the daughter of the Congress’ Mumbai unit chief Eknath Gaikwad and seeking re-election from the assembly constituency for the fourth time.
Union minister Smriti Irani had said on Friday that the Prime Minister will be campaigning in Maharashtra from October 13 to October 18 to guide and encourage the BJP’s candidates.(PTI image)
Union minister Smriti Irani had said on Friday that the Prime Minister will be campaigning in Maharashtra from October 13 to October 18 to guide and encourage the BJP’s candidates.(PTI image)

Maharashtra assembly elections 2019: PM Modi in Jalgaon, Sakloli to canvass for BJP

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2019 10:19 AM IST
The BJP is contesting on 150 seats and its ally Shiv Sena on 124 constituencies in the 288-member assembly in Maharashtra. The BJP’s alliance partners have fielded 14 candidates on the party’s lotus symbol.
BJP national president Amit Shah during an election rally at Jath in Sangli, Maharashtra , on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Uday Deolekar / HT Photo)
BJP national president Amit Shah during an election rally at Jath in Sangli, Maharashtra , on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Uday Deolekar / HT Photo)

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: Amit Shah slams Cong-NCP over Article 370, praises Fadnavis

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Yogesh Joshi, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 07:09 AM IST
Union home minister and BJP president Amit Shah addressed a public meeting in Sangli district on Thursday in the run-up to the Maharashtra assembly election.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis affidavit filed from Nagpur South-West seat has been found to be in order(HT Photo)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis affidavit filed from Nagpur South-West seat has been found to be in order(HT Photo)

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: Fadnavis affidavit found to be in order

Hindustan Times, Nagpur | By Pradip Kumar Maitra
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 11:09 PM IST
The returning officer, Shekhar Ghadge dismissed the allegations and said a valid PWD NOC certificate was attached and notary Sontakey’s tenure had been extended by five years. He also declared all papers filed by Fadnavis to be in order.
Aaditya Thackeray, who filed his nomination papers on Thursday for the Worli assembly seat, is the only person from the Shiv Sena’s first family to contest an election. (Photo @ShivSena)
Aaditya Thackeray, who filed his nomination papers on Thursday for the Worli assembly seat, is the only person from the Shiv Sena’s first family to contest an election. (Photo @ShivSena)

Amid push for Aaditya Thackeray as Maharashtra CM, Shiv Sena boss explains

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 09:55 PM IST
Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis exuded confidence that the young Thackeray would win by a huge margin and he will be happy to see him in the assembly.
Amit Deshmukh is among the 51 candidates fielded by Congress for Maharashtra assembly elections.(HT file photo)
Amit Deshmukh is among the 51 candidates fielded by Congress for Maharashtra assembly elections.(HT file photo)

Maharashtra Assembly elections 2019: Amit Deshmukh among 51 candidates in first Congress list

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 08:47 PM IST
Maharashtra assembly polls are slated for October 21.
A meeting of BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC) will take place on Sunday to finalise the list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.(PTI Photo)
A meeting of BJP’s Central Election Committee (CEC) will take place on Sunday to finalise the list of candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.(PTI Photo)

BJP likely to finalise 1st list of candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra assembly elections

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 06:22 AM IST
The meeting, to be held at party headquarters in New Delhi will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Working President JP Nadda among others, sources said on Saturday.
Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)
Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar.(HT Photo by Pratik Chorge)

‘Was upset over allegations against Sharad Pawar’: Ajit Pawar on why he quit

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:46 PM IST
Sharad Pawar had said on Friday that his nephew was upset because he has been named in the alleged case of fraud.
Mahajan was also appointed Special Expenditure Observer for Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in the recent Lok Sabha elections.(HT image)
Mahajan was also appointed Special Expenditure Observer for Tamil Nadu and Karnataka in the recent Lok Sabha elections.(HT image)

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: EC appoints expenditure observers

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 10:22 PM IST
As per a statement issued by the poll panel, Mahajan would be required to watch the conduct of Elections with special emphasis on controlling the abuse of money power, in consultation with the Chief Electoral Officer at Mumbai.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray.(PTI Photo)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis with BJP President Amit Shah and Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray.(PTI Photo)

4 reasons why BJP-Sena seat sharing talks may be heading into choppy waters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:08 PM IST
In 2014, the BJP and Shiv Sena had contested the assembly polls separately, winning 122 and 63 seats, respectively.
The Congress is likely to nominate all its sitting MLAs in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra to be held by October. The decision was taken in the screening committee meeting held in New Delhi on Thursday.(HT Photo)
The Congress is likely to nominate all its sitting MLAs in the coming Assembly elections in Maharashtra to be held by October. The decision was taken in the screening committee meeting held in New Delhi on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Congress likely to field all its sitting MLAs in Maharashtra Assembly elections

Mumbai | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:49 AM IST
The Congress has won 42 and NCP 41 seats in the Assembly polls held in 2014. Both the parties are currently struggling with mass exodus of their MLAs and senior leaders.
Election Commission of India headquarter in New Delhi(ANI)
Election Commission of India headquarter in New Delhi(ANI)

NCP wants EC to decide on its national status after Maharashtra assembly polls

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 12:31 PM IST
In a notice, the Election Commission had recently asked the NCP to explain why their national party status should not be revoked.
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