Bhujbal, Patil, Thorat likely to take oath with Uddhav

Nationalist Congress Party leaders Chhagan Bhujbal, Jayant Patil and Maharashtra Congress unit chief Balasaheb Thorat are likely to take oath as state ministers on Thursday, sources in the two parties said. The deputy chief minister‘s post may go to Ajit…

NCP shifts MLAs to 2 hotels amid fear of poaching

Amid the high political drama in Maharashtra and fear of ‘poaching‘ of MLAs, the Nationalist Congress Party has shifted its legislators from a five-star resort to two other hotels in Mumbai. According to sources, the NCP MLAs, who were staying…

‘Only Pawar knows exact date of Maha govt formation‘

‘There are differences between the Congress-NCP about which party should get how many ministries.‘Prasanna D Zore reports on the backroom drama accompanying the efforts to cobble together the next government in Maharashtra. IMAGE: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar. Photograph:…

Poach Congress MLAs: BJP‘s Plan B has begun

‘They are trying to lure our MLAs and that is why we are taking precautions.‘   IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Anilchandra Shah, left, with Devendra Fadnavis, leader of the BJP parliamentary party in Maharashtra. With just a few…