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Maharashtra elections: Congress-NCP loses out in urban areas

Maharashtra Congress president Vijay (Balasaheb) Thorat admitted that the “verdict would have been different if the Congress-NCP had wrested some more seats in Mumbai and other urban belts.”

Maharashtra: Congress bats for 50-50 seat-sharing formula as NCP seeks six seats in Pune City

Claiming that the NCP’s demand was “highly unreasonable and unfair”, Pune Congress spokesperson Ramesh Iyer said, “The 6-2 formula is not acceptable to us. It should be 4-4 formula.”


Cong-NCP must clear status on calling us 'B team of BJP': Prakash Ambedkar on coalition talks

"Congress-NCP called us 'B team' of BJP during Lok Sabha polls. So, they should first clarify what is our status now. The talk of alliance can happen after that," Prakash Ambedkar said regarding an offer to form an anti-BJP coalition in the state.

Maharashtra: Setback for Grand Alliance, NCP's Ranjitsinh Mohite Patil joins BJP

Ranjitsinh, who was a Rajya Sabha member of the NCP, joined the BJP in presence of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. This comes a week after Sujay Vikhe Patil, the son of Maharashtra Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, joined the BJP.

Won’t field candidates if Ambedkar’s demands accepted by Cong-NCP alliance, says AIMIM

Prakash Ambedkar’s party has demanded 12 seats from Cong-NCP alliance, Raju Shetti’s Swabhimani Paksh wants six. Meanwhile, the AIMIM has said that it did not intend to join the Congress-led alliance.

Maharashtra Legislative Council polls: NCP wants Latur-Beed-Osmanabad seat from Congress

Asked whether the Shiv Sena, the bickering ally of the ruling BJP, would be a part of the Congress-NCP alliance in future, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sunil Tatkare said he saw no such possibility.


Shetti’s Swabhimani Paksh leans towards Cong-NCP, but BJP says not worried

In August last year, Shetti quit the BJP-led NDA alleging the Modi government had failed to keep its word on the Swaminathan Commission’s recommendations on MSP to farmers.

Congress-NCP govt was better: MNS chief Raj Thackeray

“I am afraid to say that the previous Congress government seemed to have been better than the BJP,” he said.

My govt will restore accountability in money matters: Fadnavis

Fadnavis has indicated that the state budget will focus on bringing greater accountability on spending and investment of public money.

Chavan hits back: They pulled down govt to help BJP

'The defeat of Congress was due to fatigue of 15 years’ rule, along with impact of corruption allegations.'