Manoj Dattatrye More

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149 VVPAT machines malfunction in Solapur, 31% voting reported till 1 pm

In Solapur seat, Congress candidate Sushil Kumar Shinde is locked in a three-way battle with Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi candidate Prakash Ambedkar and BJP candidate Jai Siddheshwar Shivacharya, who has a large following among the Lingayat community.

Congress dynast now saying that whoever has Modi in his name is a thief: PM in Akluj

Addressing a rally in Akluj town of Solapur for BJP-led alliance candidates from Madha and Baramati, Modi, without directly naming Rahul, said the Congress dynast had been “abusing” him for a long time but now has started to abuse the entire backward community.

UPA wanted to destablise Gujarat govt, arrested officers, Amit Shah in false cases: PM Modi

At a public rally in Surendranagar, PM Modi said this is no ordinary election but one that will decide the future of the children and the direction in which the country will move.

In process of abusing me, Congress has started maligning entire backward community: PM Modi 

Addressing a rally in Akluj town of Madha constituency in Maharashtra's Solapur district, Modi, without directly naming Rahul Gandhi, said people with famous names had been "abusing" him for a long time but now they had started to abuse the entire backward community.

Maharashtra: 20 km from PM’s rally venue in Akluj, 50,000 villagers struggle for a drop of water

Among these, 22 depend on water from Nira Right Bank Canal, which flows from Vir dam. However, the canal has remained dry despite the irrigation department releasing water on March 10. The remaining 16 depend on tanker water for the better part of the year.

Beaten on his home turf, Sushil Kumar Shinde looks to reinvent himself

When Shinde speaks, he says too would have raised his voice but for bad throat. Shinde keeps his speech short but touches the same topics which he did at other rallies. The crowd, like elsewhere, hears him out with rapt attention.

PM Modi’s rally in Akluj: Congress says it violates poll code, Ambedkar says go ahead

The PM’s rally will take place in Akluj a day before the neighbouring Solapur Lok Sabha seat goes to the polls in the second phase of polling on April 18.

A handshake or a bear hug? Modi, Uddhav to come up close today

Sena leaders say the sight of Uddhav sharing stage with Modi will be difficult for them to digest after his repeated verbal assaults. They, however, concede that Uddhav this time has no option than to praise the PM as he would be addressing the rally before the latter does.

‘Kisne khaaya, kaun chup baitha hai’: Sharad Pawar seeks PM’s answer on Rafale

Emphasising that Rafale jets price shot up from Rs 350 crore during UPA regime to Rs 1,670 crore, Pawar said despite public sector companies in the country possessing necessary skills and experience to make the fighter planes, the Modi government picked up Reliance.

Shiv Sena deputes big guns to iron out differences, BJP leaders ‘defiant’

Uddhav Thackeray likely to intervene after Sena leaders ‘fail’ to end stalemate between Jagtap and Barne.

Pune: Prakash Ambedkar files papers for Solapur seat, says Congress failed to resolve water crisis

Prakash Ambedkar, who was to contest from his home constituency of Akola, had changed his mind at the last minute and filed papers from Solapur.

No candidates plus rebels: Congress’s double headache in Maharashtra

In Kolhapur, Congress’s Satej Patil is openly campaigning for the Shiv Sena candidate.

Prakash Ambedkar likely to contest from Solapur

Ambedkar had been in a fix about whether to contest from Akola, which is his home town, or from the Solapur reserved seat. Solapur has a sizeable Dalit and Muslim population and the Vanchit Agadhi is hoping to cash on it.

Before BJP ended suspense over candidate, Pune Lok Sabha seat attracted big names and bigger rumours

The Pune Lok Sabha seat has been in the limelight for almost six months. No other Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra has been discussed, and its candidates have remained undecided, for such a long period.

Maharashtra: Sena, BJP and NCP face same problem, open revolt against party candidates

There are at least five seats in western Maharashtra — Maval, Shirur, Sangli, Kolhapur and Shirdi — where leaders and workers have openly raised the banner of revolt against the renominated candidates.

Decision 2019: Shirole ‘not hurt’, says will work for Bapat’s campaign on party’s directions in Pune

“I learnt the news about not getting the ticket at 2.30 am. As soon as I woke up, I called Bapat and wished him luck,” he said, adding that soon after that, he rushed from Mumbai to Pune to meet Bapat in person and wish him. “I met him at the Pune office and wished him,” Shirole said.

Before BJP ended suspense over candidate, Pune Lok Sabha seat attracted big names and bigger rumours

The Pune Lok Sabha seat has been in the limelight for almost six months. No other Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra has been discussed, and its candidates have remained undecided, for such a long period.

Decision 2019: Sena fields Barne again, upsets Jagtap and his supporters in Maharashtra

2019 Lok Sabha Elections, Maharashtra: Minutes after Shiv Sena renominated Shrirang Barne from Maval constituency, a BJP camp in Pimpri-Chinchwad said “Sena has not applied merit in this case.”

Western Maharashtra: Sitting MPs face acid test

Of the 12 seats in western Maharashtra, which includes the districts of Pune, Sangli, Satara, Solapur and Ahmednagar, NCP holds four seats, BJP four, Shiv Sena three and Swabhimani Paksha one.

‘Confident people will vote for the country and not any family’: Shiv Sena MP Shrirang Barne

In an interview with The Indian Express, Maval’s sitting MP, Shiv Sena’s Shrirang Barne, however, says he is confident that the electorate here would vote on the basis of merit and not family connections. Excerpts:

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