• Tag results for BMC_polls

Why to haste? Wait for sweets, says Uddhav Thackeray as Mumbai gives Shiv Sena razor-thin edge over BJP

The game of who blinks first has begun for the post of mayor in Mumbai after the BJP finished just two seats short of its estranged ally Shiv Sena.

published on : 23rd February 2017

Hung verdict in BMC polls; BJP makes big strides, but Sena on top  

It is not yet clear whether the saffron allies, who share power both in Maharashtra and at the Centre, will get back together or new combinations will emerge.     

published on : 23rd February 2017

BMC polls 2017: BJP candidate wins through lottery after a tie with Sena rival

Atul Shah contested from ward number 220 in Girgaum, a Shiv Sena stronghold, and his main rival Surendra Bagalkar of Sena won the same number of votes: 5,496.

published on : 23rd February 2017

BMC poll: Sena, BJP supporters clash in Mumbai

Some Shiv Sena workers, who were celebrating the party's lead, burst crackers outside BJP's office on Dadasaheb Phalke Marg in Dadar, leading to a clash between supporters of the two parties.

published on : 23rd February 2017

Mumbai Congress President Sanjay Nirupam offers to resign after party’s debacle

The current trends show that the party would slip from its second position to that of the distant third failing to hold many of its seats that it had won the last time.

published on : 23rd February 2017

Shiv Sena confident alliance with BJP won't be needed: Desai

Sena MP Anil Desai exuded confidence that there will be no need for them to forge an alliance with BJP in the Mumbai civic body.

published on : 23rd February 2017

No NCP candidate in BMC ward where Pawar voted

There are nine candidates contesting from ward 214 in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections, including those from Congress, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Shiv Sena.

published on : 21st February 2017

Varun Dhawan not allowed to vote as name missing from voter list 

Varun Dhawan, who went to cast vote in the 2017 BMC polls, was not allowed as his name was missing from the voter list.

published on : 21st February 2017

BMC polls: BJP confident of victory despite rift with Shiv Sena

Sena, an ally of the BJP at the Centre and as well as at the Maharashtra Government, will be facing off each other after deciding to part ways.

published on : 21st February 2017

BMC polls: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts vote in Nagpur

The local body polls would be witnessing a high pitch battle between the BJP, the Shiv Sena, the Congress, the MNS and the Nationalist Congress Party.

published on : 21st February 2017

BJP will come to power in Mumbai civic body: Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Fadnavis said in the Assembly polls of 2014, we showed them our capabilities and therefore, we will not require Shiv Sena support in BMC.

published on : 7th February 2017

Uddhav rakes up Laxman bribe issue, slams BJP over transparency

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray today raked up the 2001 "bribery" episode involving then BJP president late Bangaru Laxman.

published on : 5th February 2017