The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won an absolute majority in the election but could not form the government over issue of chief ministerial post
20 Jun 2021 8:17 PM
The BJP, sources said, is unwilling to the Sena’s proposal of contetsing on equal number of seats and sharing the chief minister’s post.
20 Sep 2019 2:12 AM
Sena said ban on NaMo TV could have been avoided if BJP was satified with coverage being given to PM Modi's rallies on electronic channels.
12 Apr 2019 3:53 PM
The Shiv Sena and the Akali Dal are the BJP’s oldest allies.
20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM
Although alliance talks are still underway between the two parties, no one wants to be unprepared on any of the 48 LS seats in Maharashtra.
26 Dec 2018 1:52 AM
A senior BJP leader admitted that the setback suffered by his party will surely have a bearing on the upcoming polls.
12 Dec 2018 2:13 AM
Says Congress, NCP could return to power in state if they join hands again.
10 Nov 2018 2:14 AM
This was a crucial motion and Shiv Sena’s absence in the Lok Sabha was as good as supporting the no-trust vote.
24 Jul 2018 1:59 AM
The Sena lauded Congress president Rahul Gandhi for being dignified while attacking PM Modi and said he could pose a challenge in 2019.
10 May 2018 2:23 PM
In a bid to pacify his ally, BJP chief Amit Shah said that he hopes the Uddhav Thackeray-led party will continue to remain in the NDA fold.
08 Apr 2018 4:44 PM
The Sena did well in Marathi-dominated areas, whereas the BJP won majority of seats, where Gujarati voters lived.
25 Feb 2017 1:39 AM
BJP wanted 114 seats out of total 227 while Sena was ready to concede only 60 seats to its partner.
21 Jan 2017 9:11 PM
The state’s environment minister met the Shiv Sena chief at the Sena Bhavan on Saturday.
21 Jan 2017 5:35 PM
The sources in the Sena said Shelar demanded 50 per cent of seats from the Sena for the BMC, which the Sena leaders refused.
19 Jan 2017 3:42 AM
The Sena's stand comes a day after the CM spoke to Uddhav Thackeray asking for negotiations to continue regarding alliance with BJP.
18 Jan 2017 6:14 PM
Notably, Uddhav had recently said he would pay his next visit to the BMC headquarters in March, after Sena elects its new mayor.
11 Jan 2017 2:23 PM