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Not under any pressure, asserts Chavan


July 26th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party stand-off was resolved, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday dismissed contentions that he was under pressure from his own ... Read more...

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NCP declares truce, alliance to have more ‘coordination’ (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Declaring a truce with alliance partner Congress, the NCP Wednesday said a mechanism is being evolved to ensure more consultation between allies for "cohesive ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Congress goes into huddle over NCP’s stance


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Two days after the NCP expressed unhappiness with the Congress-led alliance in Maharashtra and at the centre, the Congress went into a huddle Monday to discuss ... Read more...

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Ally trouble continues to dog Congress (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Congress continued to be dogged by ally trouble Saturday as the strain in its relations with the NCP spread to its Maharashtra alliance, ... Read more...

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NCP targets Congress on unspent funds in Maharashtra


July 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar Friday lashed out at the state's Urban Development Department for failing to utilise its funds, indicating a rift in the ... Read more...

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Pawar meets Sonia to discuss ‘coalition issues’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An aggrieved Sharad Pawar met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday, a day after the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president and his lieutenant Praful Patel ... Read more...

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Sangma is candidate of communal forces: NCP (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Soon after the Bharatiya Janata Party decided to support P.A. Sangma for the presidency, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday described the former Lok ... Read more...

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‘BJP not to sever ties with Shiv Sena over Pranab’


June 20th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Terming Shiv Sena's support to Pranab Mukherjee for the president's post as "unfortunate", Maharashtra's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sudhir Mungantiwar ruled out any possibility ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

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Shirdi temple: new trustees appointed


March 28th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) In a late night move, the Maharashtra government has appointed a new board of trustees for the Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust to replace the old set ... Read more...

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BJP-MGP alliance routs Congress-NCP in Goa (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 6 (IANS) Riding on a strong anti-incumbency wave, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (BJP-MGP) alliance romped home Tuesday by winning 24 seats in the 40 member ... Read more...

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Goa’s political fate to be unveiled Tuesday


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 5 (IANS) Over 1,600 'loaded' electronic voting machines will Tuesday reveal which party rules the 10.26 lakh Goans who voted in record numbers for a new government.According to ... Read more...

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Congress claim whittles, BJP coy over seats


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) After consistently claiming that the Congress-NCP alliance would win 25 seats in the Goa assembly, Congress leader Francisco Sardinha has scaled down the assessment to ... Read more...

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Congress faces BJP charge in Goa (Goa Curtainraiser)


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) As Goa votes Saturday, vying for the attention of over a million voters in 40 constituencies will be 215 candidates. The real faceoff will be ... Read more...

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Nashik will have MNS mayor: Raj Thackeray


February 19th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday expressed confidence that his party would be able to install its mayor in the Nashik Municipal ... Read more...

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Goa results will go the way of Mumbai civic poll: BJP


February 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) Results of the Goa assembly elections will go the way of the Mumbai civic polls, a top BJP leader said here Saturday."This election on March ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI triumphs in Mumbai, Thane civic polls; MNS gains (Intro Roundup)


February 17th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party-Republican Party of India alliance Friday came up trumps in elections to the Mumbai and Thane municipal corporations, while the Raj ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI triumphs in Mumbai, Thane civic polls; MNS gains (Roundup)


February 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party-Republican Party of India alliance Friday came up trumps in Mumbai and Thane municipal corporations elections, while the Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Sena-BJP combine triumph in Mumbai, Thane civic polls, MNS gains (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI alliance came up trumps in Mumbai and Thane municipal corporation elections, results of which were announced here Friday.Though the alliance fell short ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP on top in Thane


February 17th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (SS-BJP) alliance emerged as the single largest entity at the Thane Municipal Corporation winning 61 seats of the ... Read more...

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Mixed trends in Maharashtra civic poll count


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Counting of votes for the 10 Maharashtra civic corporations indicated mixed early trends Friday, giving anxious moments to the main contending parties.The initial leads and ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray slams Shiv Sena, Congress, NCP


February 11th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 11 (IANS) Ahead of the Maharashtra civic polls Feb 16, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Saturday said that the Shiv Sena, the Congress and the ... Read more...

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Families corner one-third of Congress tickets in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 10 (IANS) Five political families from Goa have cornered nearly one-third of Congress tickets for the March 3 assembly elections. And there's more to come.Two kins of Goa's ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP bicker in Maharashtra; Sena for central rule


February 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Wednesday demanded imposition of president's rule in Maharashtra in the wake of the open bickering in the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance ... Read more...

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Sena-BJP-RPI ‘Grand Alliance’ ready for Mumbai civic polls


January 12th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Shiv Sena, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Republican Party of India Thursday announced their 'Grand Alliance' would sweep the forthcoming Brihanmumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP ally to dislodge saffron combine from BMC


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Posing a potentially tough challenge to the ruling Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Congress and the Nationalist Congress ... Read more...

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After Mamata, Pawar headache for Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) After Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's angry outbursts, more headaches from allies seem to be in store for the Congress with Nationalist Congress Party ... Read more...

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Goa Congress-NCP poll alliance to be unveiled this week


January 9th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 9 (IANS) The Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) are likely to announce their alliance for the upcoming Goa assembly polls by the end of this ... Read more...

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Broke Maharashtra civic body demands funds to conduct polls


January 4th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Akola (Maharashtra), Jan 3 (IANS) Shortly after elections were announced to various municipal corporations and Zila Parishads in Maharashtra Tuesday, a civic body asked the state government for funds to ... Read more...

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Goa NCP legislator resigns from seat, party


December 30th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Goa tourism minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Francisco Pacheco Friday resigned from his seat and the party, claiming that the Congress-NCP led ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP tie up for Maharashtra civic polls


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Wednesday struck an alliance for the 2012 polls to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and other civic bodies in ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP in war of words over seat sharing


November 15th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 15 (IANS) Angry words have broken out between Goa's ruling Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over seat sharing ahead of the assembly elections scheduled next year.Congress' ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena, BJP and RPI announce alliance


November 14th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Nearly 23 years after the Shiv Sena joined hands with the Bharatiya Janata Party, the alliance Monday took into the fold a new partner, the ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP workers’ clash blocks highway


November 7th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Nov 7 (IANS) Traffic on the busy Mumbai-Goa highway came to a standstill Monday afternoon after supporters of two state ministers in the ruling Democratic Front alliance ... Read more...

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Thackeray blasts Team Anna


November 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday advised Anna Hazare and his team members to desist from taking undue credit for the so-called victory over various ... Read more...

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