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PM seat booked till 2029: Devendra Fadnavis

“The PM seat is booked till 2024 and 2029. Therefore, there is no question of anyone else occupying the post. But yes, someday after that I would surely like to see a Maharashtra leader making it to the top post.”

If BJP not ready to share CM post with Sena, it should break alliance: Ramdas Kadam

Meanwhile, Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Wednesday said that the party is not desperate for power and it made no compromise for the alliance with BJP.

Tired of trying to convince Congress to tie up with us: Delhi CM

In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah, the AAP chief said the duo plan to change the Constitution on returning to power in 2019, “just like Hitler did in Germany”.

Ghost of Rafale will bury BJP: Sharad Pawar at Opposition show of strength in Nanded

Sharad Pawar continued to take a dig at Modi over his absence during the all-party security meeting convened in the aftermath of the killings of 40 CRPF personnel in Pulwama.

Sensing a chance, Sharad Pawar back in race, from tested stronghold

In Madha, Pawar starts as a firm favourite. The constituency, which was only carved out post-delimitation in 2008, has remained loyal to the NCP, although its voter base has been on the decline.

Pinarayi Vijayan: ‘A nationwide pre-poll alliance bears no relevance… The picture will be clear only after elections’

In an interview with The Indian Express, Pinarayi Vijayan talks about alliances, the Congress and issues with Kerala’s development.

Mahagathbandhan will be reality only if Opp parties decide on seat sharing: Yashwant Sinha

"The real shape of the mahagathbandhan against the BJP-led NDA is yet to take place and one cannot say how it will be decided," the former external affairs minister said.

Congress seals Lok Sabha deal with DMK, gets 9 seats in Tamil Nadu

Announcing the decision, DMK chief MK Stalin said the Congress will contest in nine parliamentary seats in Tamil Nadu and the lone seat in Puducherry in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

TRS to back Asaduddin Owaisi in Hyderabad Lok Sabha constituency

The move does not come as a surprise as the TRS or Telangana Rashtra Samiti and AIMIM, who describe each other as "friendly party", worked together in the Assembly elections.

Rahul, Priyanka no match to Narendra Modi’s leadership: Shiv Sena

The remarks by the Uddhav Thackeray-led party came two days after it sealed a pre-poll alliance with the BJP after years of bickering and criticism of its policies and leaders.

Congress, DMK set to announce grand alliance in Tamil Nadu

Sources said the Congress is likely to get 10 seats, the same number of seats it had contested in 2004 Lok Sabha elections as part of the DMK-led alliance.

Sanjay Raut interview: ‘If BJP wins 100 seats less than 2014, NDA will decide who should be PM’

Day after both parties reached deal, Raut says BJP is ‘positive’ about giving chief ministership to Sena.