POLLS IN MAHA AND HARYANA
ET Analysis: The making of Maha Vikas Aghadi
NCP chieftain Sharad Pawar’s clinical tapping of political openings, Shiv Sena’s ‘pride and dare’ DNA and the ability of senior Congress leaders to convince party chief Sonia Gandhi to follow Indira Gandhi’s unconventional course of turning necessity into opportunity were factors that facilitated the coming together of the three parties.
Sharad Pawar meets Modi as moves to form Maha govt gather momentum
Results of the October 21 Assembly polls were declared on October 24 and P...
Maha governor announces financial relief for rain-hit farmers
The relief entails Rs 8,000 per hectare up to two hectares for agricultural Kha...
Maharashtra denies maha win for BJP, party suffers Jat jolt in Haryana
Although the BJP will form the government in Maharashtra with Shiv Sena and is likely to get the numbers in Haryana, the party will have to introspect what went wrong after a resounding victory, just a few months ago, in the Lok Sabha elections.
Five messages from Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly polls
Both Congress and the BJP have lessons to learn from the just concluded assembly polls.
BJP, Congress locked in tough fight in Haryana
The BJP, which had set a target of winning 75 seats ahead of the polls, is leading in 38 seats, while the Congress is ahead in 32 constituencies. The fledgling Jannayak Janta Party, which fought its maiden assembly polls, is also ahead in 10 seats.
Shiv Sena not to mention plea in SC challenging Maha Guv's refusal to give it more time
The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI that the party has preferred not to mention the petition. The lawyer said another petition challenging the imposition of President's rule in the state was being readied. The Shiv Sena had on Tuesday moved SC challenging the Maharashtra governor's decision but failed to get an urgent hearing.
All options open before Guv: Legal experts on Maha stalemate
Amid the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has the discretion to consider all equations and combinations and call each party one by one to stake claim, say legal experts.
BJP, Congress claim victory in Haryana polls; JJP says it will be kingmaker
Most exit polls projected a three-fourth majority for the BJP in Haryana except the AXIS-India Today that predicted a hung assembly, prompting Bhupinder Singh Hooda to say his party will hit the majority mark.
Polling begins in 90 assembly constituencies in Haryana
Polling began Monday morning in 90 assembly constituencies in Haryana. Polling began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m., officials said...
Dushyant Chautala: This US-educated rising politician may play kingmaker in Haryana
Dushyant is already the rising star in Haryana politics. He defeated the former Haryana CM Bhajan Lal's son Kuldeep Bishnoi in Lok Sabha elections and also holds the record for being the youngest MP in the country.
Congress daydreaming in Haryana, says BJP
BJP state president Subhash Barala said, “Congress is day-dreaming. Let them name the seats they expect to win. BJP will win by over two-thirds majority.”
Haryana election 2019 results: Key highlights
Most TV news channels are showing a neck and neck fight so far with almost same leads for both BJP and Congress in the state.
Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as Haryana CM, Dushyant Chautala as deputy CM
A low-profile organisational man with an active RSS background, Khattar was chosen by the newly elected BJP legislators as their leader at a meeting on Saturday. Khattar, 65, will be heading the second BJP government of the state.
Dushyant Chautala: Kingmaker, possible heir to Devi Lal's legacy
Early counting trends indicated that neither the ruling BJP, nor the Congress will be able to form the government on their own. And Dushyant's months-old Jannayak Janta Dal was ahead in 10 seats, pitching him into the kingmaker's role.
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