4-time jump on last Diwali’s sulphur dioxide levels, and its just the eve.
Party insiders said a section within the BJP is not keen on Fadnavis becoming chief minister.
Darekar is one of the few leaders in MNS with a following of his own.
The BJP’s efforts to wean away the community from its RJD allegiance bore fruits in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Party workers are questioning in private the decision to replace Vinod Pandey with Trivendra Singh Rawat.
The Congress has the least number of MLAs with criminal records — 15 of the 42
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"Congress is not going to be blackmailed under any such threat....Congress party is above individuals," said Ajay Maken.
Vidarbha had overwhelmingly come out in support of BJP, which won 44 out of 62 seats in the region.
Khattar won the Karnal seat with a margin of 63,736 votes.
Two of Thackeray's close confidantes party MP Anil Desai and senior party leader Subhash Desai met Rajnath Singh.
Congress had attacked Narendra Modi during the Lok Sabha campaign on social media under the hashtag 'Feku'.
Khattar is the third RSS Pracharak after the PM and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki to hold a top post. Many are on deputation with the BJP.
The BJP-Sena would have finished with 203 seats instead of their current 185 combined — already enough for a majority if they reunite.
M L Khattar is third RSS Pracharak after Narendra Modi and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki to hold a top post in the government.
Mathur, who was in charge of Gujarat during Modi’s tenure as chief minister, has been allotted Uttar Pradesh.
The development has brought out the much-speculated turf war in Nagpur (between Gadkari and Fadnavis) out in open.
Mathur was given the challenge of putting the party in power in UP which goes to fresh assembly poll in 2017.
Jaitley said for BJP and Sena to become allies in the Maharashtra government could be a matter of course.
Jaitley said the names of black money account holders would be disclosed in the court shortly.
Mathur also said that others should not think themselves as bigger when 'the people's verdict is otherwise'.
By-elections were held for one assembly constituency each in Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.
Chief Spokesman of PDP said the Prime Minister's decision to be with flood victims on Diwali was encouraging.
President's rule was imposed in Haryana thrice since 1967.
She said dramas were being enacted in the name of 'Swach Bharat Abhiyan' to divert peoples' attention.
Sushil said 'marginalization of regional parties in Maha and Haryana should not be deemed as a national pattern'.
Khattar joined the RSS in 1980, and has spent nearly 35 years as an active pracharak.
Congress party leaders in the state went into a huddle Monday evening to discuss the party’s further strategy.
In both Haryana and Maharashtra, survey shows, leadership, chief ministerial candidate, was not important for voters.
The survey in Maharashtra, Haryana was conducted among 1,542 respondents spread across 35 constituencies.
On Haryana, he said the state needs to be governed with caution and care and the BJP should fulfill the promises it made to the electorates there.
Offers 2:1 split of Cabinet but will keep CM, Home, Finance, Urban Development
The newly elected Shiv Sena MLAs met Uddhav but said but there was no discussion on reviving the 25-year-old alliance.