BJP leaders expressed serious displeasure over the Sena’s highhandedness to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
During the 2012 BMC elections, Shiv Sena had contested on 164 seats and BJP on 63 seats.
The state government has sought approvals for some policies from the Central Government.
Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has reportedly taken exception to his party’s work in BMC being equated to “mafia raj” by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya.
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The BJP has also started the process of shortlisting candidates for these seats. The underlying message was that BJP should not lose sight of its organisational expansion in the BMC polls irrespective of the final formula.
Efforts on to wrap up negotiations by January 21
The Congress and the NCP have drawn up a strategy to keep top leaders away from joining the corruption debate.
The BJP expects 105 seats, but the Sena wants to give 90 to the ally.
The BJP has assigned the task to every minister to deliver results in their respective districts.
Both sides decided Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis should resolve the agenda first
Baliraj Chetana Abhiyan — which comprises more than 100 schemes for uplift of farmers through a holistic approach of socio-economic development model — will be applied in all 14 districts
Success stories in 2014 assembly would help them give a tough fight to the Congress in its stronghold in Solapur or NCP in Pune and Pimpri-Chinchwad.
A senior KMM leader said that Maratha leaders representing all political parties are trying to push their individual agendas ahead of municipal corporation and zilla parishad elections.
Closed-door meet held in Matoshree with ministers, MLAs, shakha pramukhs
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Fadnavis’s remarks clearly signals his party’s approach to set the terms for the alliance.
Process of pre-poll talks between two parties likely to commence Thursday
Dates for municipal corporation elections in 10 key cities are likely to be announced this week, heating up negotiations for pre-poll tie-ups.
Alliance partner Shiv Sena was reduced to number four position and Congress-NCP which held an edge five years ago had to take a backseat.
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As strongholds of other parties go to elections, BJP seeks to sail through on back of major infrastructure projects.
“For several years we have silently suffered because of mehangai (inflation) and berojgari (unemployment). The process initiated through demonetisation will help us combat these evils," said CM
Each node of the road project will have the potential to generate 20,000 to 25,000 jobs.
State BJP leaders say they are ready with plan B and C to ensure stability of Fadnavis government.
The decision to choose Thane has its roots in political history. In 1967, Shiv Sena got its first major electoral break in the Thane civic polls.
The Marathas and OBCs together account for up to 70 per cent of the state’s vote share.
The 26,000 hectare irrigation backlog in Vidarbha will be addressed through completion of 15 long pending projects by 2018-19, said Devendra Fadnavis
CAG appears to have expressed its concern over poor financial management by the state government.
Ministers and officials also attended the workshop which defined the meaning of demonetisation, its impact on the state and national economy.
The state has 35 DCCBs with 5,000 branches across 40,000 villages, covering almost 80 per cent of the agriculture sector.
“We were hoping to bounce back politically through Maratha rallies and demonetisation,” political managers in the Congress and NCP said.
In the direct contest for the municipal council presidents, BJP gained the lead in five councils while Congress was ahead in three.
Fadnavis said the state would explore methods of digital transformation to bring remote villages cut-off from the mainstream to cope with the cashless economy.
Fadnavis says there is no question of compromising on law and order or buckling under pressure.
The participants at the Nagpur rally will essentially be from districts of Vidarbha and the neighbouring districts of Marathwada.
British historian John Keay has written the first comprehensive biography of this American soldier of fortune who ended his days as a landlord in Jammu and Kashmir under the Dogra rulers.