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nagpur must be saved from bjp's grip, says shiv sena


mumbai: in a scathing attack on maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis alleging poor law and order situation in his home turf nagpur, the shiv sena today said the city must be saved from the clutches of the bjp and wondered if the city is on its way to become the "crime capital of the world." "the chief minister and his men (bjp leaders) are eyeing mumbai and pune when cm's own city nagpur is in shambles. while the cm compares mumbai to patna, he should first answer if nagpur has been left to become the crime capital of the world," the sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece 'saamana'. the editorial comes in the backdrop of relations between the two parties hitting all-time low ahead of the civic polls, despite continuing to share power in the state and at the centre. it said






nagpur must be saved from bjp’s grip, says shiv sena


by: pti | mumbai | published:february 16, 2017 12:32 pm the editorial comes in the backdrop of relations between the two parties hitting all-time low ahead of the civic polls, despite continuing to share power in the state and at the centre.in a scathing attack on maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis alleging poor law and order situation in his home turf nagpur, the shiv sena on thursday said the city must be saved from the clutches of the bjp and wondered if the city is on its way to become the “crime capital of the world.”“the chief minister and his men (bjp leaders) are eyeing mumbai and pune when cm’s own city nagpur is in shambles. while the cm compares mumbai to patna, he should first answer if nagpur has been left to become the crime capital of the world,” the sena said in






bmc, pmc and other maharashtra civic poll results: shiv sena leads in bmc, thane


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 23, 2017 12:55 pm shiv sena executive president uddhav thackeray. (express photo by prashant nadkar)counting of votes for maharashtra’s corporation elections are underway and as per the trends available at 11.30 am, uddhav thackeray-led shiv sena was leading in birhanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) and thane. the trends in bmc showed shiv sena leading in 59 seats in the 227-member body.the bjp which called off alliance with its long time partner shiv sena in the run up to the polls was leading in 35 constituencies. with leads in 11 seats, the congress was at number three. while raj thackeray’s maharashtra navnirman sena (mns) and sharad pawar’s nationalist congress party (ncp) were holding on to five and four constituencies...






bjp leading in 24 seats, congress in 9


the nagpur municipal elections took place on february 21. despite high voltage campaigns for the civic polls, nagpur recorded a voter turnout of only 53%. some of the reports suggested that the voter turnout turned out to be low because a number of people who came out to vote could not cast their votes because of errors in electoral rolls.bjp leaders had claimed that they were expecting a voter turnout of 70%. maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis cast his vote along with his wife in nagpur. it is a tough task for him to match up to shiv sena. it indeed would be interesting to witness whether bjp will be successful in emerging as a winner despite shiv sena’s strong hold in the state.you may also likeapart from nashik, other municipal corporations for which went counting will be he..






shiv sena, bjp top the chart, flop show for congress


the maharashtra civic body polls 2017 results came out to be shiv sena and bhartiya janata party dominated. both the parties proved their strengths on major civic corporations in maharashtra with both registering significant gains in birhanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc), thane, pune, nashik and nagpur.retaining its rule in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation polls, shiv sena has once again won the civic elections by conquering 84 seats out of 277 seats in mumbai. whereas, bharatiya janata party (bjp) remained second with 82 and congress stood at third position with 31 seats.in thane, which comprises of 130 wards, the shiv sena has set a comfortable platform to win the elections with 60 seats while the nationalist congress party remained at number two with 31 seats in their account..






stakes high for bjp, shiv sena


polling for municipal corporations in nashik was held on wednesday. voter turnout for nashik municipal corporation was 60%. apart from nashik, other municipal corporations for which went counting will be held are mumbai, thane, ulhasnagar, pune, pimpri-chinchwad, solapur, akola, amravati and nagpur.as per a few exit polls, the bjp is leading in nashik.you may also likethe bjp who fought hard against the shiv sena in the civic polls said that it is not averse to a post-poll alliance with the sena if either them fall short of a majority in the municipal corporations of maharashtra.a senior bjp leader claimed that as per the initial assessment, the bjp would make inroads into several civic bodies but it may fall short of a majority. he also said that in some seats the shiv sena may need its s






shiv sena: bjp wins big in maharashtra civic polls; shiv sena on top in mumbai,


mumbai: the bjp on thursday scored a resounding victory in maharashtra civil polls emerging as the largest party in eight of the 10 municipal corporations while finishing a close second to estranged ally shiv sena in the latter's mumbai bastion. the bjp was the number one party in ulhasnagar, nashik, pune, pimpri-chinchwad, solapur, akola, amravati and nagpur. shiv sena led the tally in mumbai and adjoining thane. elated over party's performance, prime minister narendra modi today thanked the people of maharashtra for reposing their faith in the "politics of development" and "good governance". thanking the voters, an elated chief minister devendra fadnavis said, "our victory is the result of people's acceptance of our agenda of transparency." fadnavis indicate...






it is shiv sena versus the bjp


* elections for the 227-member brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) took place on tuesday and counting of votes began on thursday. voter turnout hit a record 55 per cent, the strongest response to a civic poll in the city in 25 years. * the bjp and the shiv sena, which were allies in the bmc for over two decades, fought the february 21 polls separately. * the shiv sena charged the bjp of rampant corruption in running the bmc. it's also speculated that the parties couldn't reach a consensus on seat-sharing. * the sena is a part of the narendra modi-led nda government at the centre as well the devendra fadnavis-led dispensation in maharashtra. shiv sena chief uddhav thackeray had even threatened to withdraw support from the fadnavis government. * all eyes are o...






blow to bjp, shiv sena emerges no 1


the counting of votes in 227 municipal wards in brihanmumbai municipal corporation are underway. going by the latest trends, uddhav thackeray-led shiv sena is emerging as the largest party since it has already won 59 seats till now and is leading on 34 seats, while bjp has so far won 35 seats and is leading in 40 seats.this is for the first time in two decades that shiv sena and bjp fought the bmc polls separately. this defeat could be a blow for chief minister devendra fadnavis, who revived the alliance alleging corruption and financial irregularities against the shiv sena. soon after the trends declared shiv sena the winner, supporters began celebrating the victory outside party head office in mumbai.congress is at the third position after winning 17 wards and leading in 5 others, follo.






bmc election results 2017: shiv sena takes clear lead | mumbai news


mumbai: the shiv sena was leading from 91 seats while the bjp was leading from 56 seats. unexpectedly, the mns was leading from 10 seats in the city. the shiv sena swept the marathi belt of dadar-naigaum-parel-lalbaug area and also broke into congress strongholds of dharavi and naigaum. of the seven seats in f-south ward (lalbaug-parel), six were retained by shiv sena and one went to congress. meanwhile, the prestige areas like dadar and shivaji park were also retained by shiv sena. the most high profile fights in the city is between former mayor and mla vishakha raut and wife of sitting corporator from mns sandeep deshpande, in which raut was leading with 2264 votes, with the final results yet to be announced. former mayors from shiv sena shraddha jadhav and milind va...






will congress be able to gain from the shiv sena-bjp fallout?


the shiv sena and the bharatiya janata party (bjp) have been long-term partners at the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc), but this year the two former allies broke up giving a much-needed relief to the congress and the maharashtra navnirman sena (mns) to fight back in the polls. the two parties are highly depending on voters who disowned the shiv sena and the bjp after the public spat which led to the breaking of the alliance. congress who was undercover in mumbai after their defeat in loksabha election came to light suddenly during the bmc elections, thanking the shiv sena and bjp for giving them a fresh topic to campaign against them. the split of the alliance could have meant well for the congress but mumbai congress president sanjay nirupam a few days back took a jibe on his own






shiv sena tops chart with 84 seats, bjp wins 82, flop show for congress


the ruling shiv sena, led by uddhav thackeray emerged as the number one party in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) polls. the results of 227 bmc seats was declared just a while ago. shiv sena topped the chart after winning 84 seats in the civic body. shiv sena falls short 30 seats for a clear majority.besides shiv sena, the bharatiya janata party (bjp) ended on the second slot in mumbai in the civic body elections held across maharashtra. bjp claimed 82 seats, while the congress stood at third with 31 to its credit. the nationalist congress party claimed 9. raj thackeray-led maharashtra navnirman sena only managed to grab 7 seats.you may also likemeanwhile, stunned by the outcome of the congress party, mumbai congress president sanjay nirupam offered to resign from the post.“...






shiv sena tops chart with 84 seats, bjp wins 82, flop show for congress


the ruling shiv sena, led by uddhav thackeray emerged as the number one party in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) polls. the results of 227 bmc seats was declared just a while ago. shiv sena topped the chart after winning 84 seats in the civic body. shiv sena falls short 30 seats for a clear majority.besides shiv sena, the bharatiya janata party (bjp) ended on the second slot in mumbai in the civic body elections held across maharashtra. bjp claimed 82 seats, while the congress stood at third with 31 to its credit. the nationalist congress party claimed 9. raj thackeray-led maharashtra navnirman sena only managed to grab 7 seats.you may also likemeanwhile, stunned by the outcome of the congress party, mumbai congress president sanjay nirupam offered to resign from the post.“...






bmc elections 2017: the bjp has actually come out stronger; here’s why


written by kanishka singh | new delhi | published:february 23, 2017 6:05 pm maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavisthe shiv sena’s performance in bmc and thane municipal polls has been astounding. but, the show of strength has been of the bharatiya janata party. mumbai bjp president ashish shelar claimed the bjp’s seats have gone up three times from last time while sena had a marginal increase. taking a look at the numbers, the win looks impressive.in 2012 civic polls for bmc, thane, pune, pimpri chinchwad, nashik and nagpur, bjp won a combined 143 seats while the shiv sena bagged 183. the breakup is as follows:2012–bjp/sspcmc–3/14nagpur-62/6nashik–14/19thane–7/54bmc–31/75pmc–26/15claiming that bjp has come out as the stronger party in this election, ashish sh...






shiv sena confident, alliance with bjp won’t be needed: mp anil desai


by: pti | mumbai | updated: february 23, 2017 11:36 am shiv sena party chief uddhav thackeray (express photo/file)with trends indicating an early lead for shiv sena in the bmc polls, senior party leader anil desai on thursday exuded confidence that there will be no need for them to forge an alliance with bjp in the mumbai civic body. “the response of the people has been very good. there are several places where the sena is leading. this is all due to the faith of people in the leadership of (late sena supremo) balasaheb (thackeray) and uddhav ji,” sena mp anil desai told reporters at the sena bhavan here.bmc election results 2017: live updates“people of mumbai, with their wisdom, are ready to bring the sena to power on its own. there will be no alliance needed (with the bjp),”...






bmc poll results: sena-bjp tussle in mumbai, bjp gains elsewhere


new delhi: the shiv sena and the bjp may have to govern the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) together, after an acrimonious and bitter campaign the two ran against each other in the last few weeks. when results of the civic polls were announced on thursday evening, neither was in a position to secure an absolute majority, with shiv sena securing 84 seats and the bjp 82 seats. under normal circumstances, the two could come together after the polls and easily muster the 114 figure needed to get majority. however, things are not so simple as the shiv sena is aware that the bjp is now threatening its very existence. “the bjp has already jumped from 31 to 82 in the current elections, if we continue to be in a tieup with them then the bjp would wipe us out in the next elections-,”sai...






maharashtra civic polls: bjp set for decisive gains


mumbai: the bjp is set to make decisive gains in civic polls in maharashtra even as it is locked in a neck- and-neck fight with its bickering ally shiv sena in mumbai, the latest counting trends suggest. the congress and the ncp were headed for a rout across the state including some of their strongholds like pune. while the shiv sena slightly improved showing in mumbai and thane, the bjp is set to retain nagpur, akola and wrest pune and ulhasnagar from ncp and nashik from the mns. but, as the counting progressed into final rounds, it appears that the sena is unlikely to touch the half-way mark of 114 seats in mumbai, where the bjp is poised for a big leap after fighting the polls on its own. the bjp is likely to come to power in at least six civic bodies -- pune, nashik, ulhasnagar, akola,






shiv sena: 84, bjp: 81, congress: 31, ncp: 9, mns: 7, others: 14


12:28 pmshiv sena candidate ruchita rajesh more wins12:26 pmshiv sena is leading in 85 seats, bjp 52, while congress 19 in bmc12:25 pmrichest candidate in mumbai parag shah has won12:16 pmshiv sena: 83, bjp: 52, congress: 18, ncp: 5, mns: 10, others: 712:16 pm12:15 pmbjp mp kirit somaiya's son neil somaiya after his win from ward 108 in mulund west12:13 pmworst show in 20 years by congress12:09 pmformer shiv sena mayor shraddha jadhav wins.12:09 pmshiv sena is leading in 80 seats, bjp 45, while congress 17 in bmc12:00 pm






bmc election results: uddhav thackeray silent on alliance, but says bmc mayor wi


mumbai: shiv sena chief uddhav thackeray on thursday exuded confidence that his party will retain the coveted mayor's post in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation amid hints of a challenge from estranged ally, the bjp. shiv sena has emerged as the single largest party in the 227-member bmc winning 84 seats, and will need support from 30 more corporators to reach the majority mark of 114. the bjp has finished close behind with 82 seats+ , while the congress has managed 31. among others, raj thackeray's mns has won 7 seats, ncp 9, aimim-3, sp-6, akhil bhartiya sena-1 and others-4. the split verdict has led to uncertainty as neither the sena nor the bjp are close to the half-way mark. bmc election 2017: sena, bjp supporters clash in mumbaithe supporters of...






bmc polls: bjp hoping sena doesn’t get close to 100


mumbai: with long-time partners shiv sena and bjp, who ruled the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) together for years and run the state at present, contesting the civic body election separately, bjp leaders are hoping that the sena doesn't get close to the 100 figure mark on thursday. the bjp believes that shiv sena will not be able to get a majority on its own and will need bjp's help to come to power in the bmc. according to bjp insiders, sena would be forced to forge a tie-up if it gets only around 65 to 70 seats. "if they get anything from 85 to 90, then they could come to power with the help of independents," said a bjp leader. for a simple majority, a party must secure 114 seats. the relations between the two parties have been strained ever since the l...






maharashtra: polling underway in eight municipal councils other than bmc, pmc


by: express web desk | new delhi | published:february 21, 2017 8:55 am people queue up to vote for bmc polls. (express photo by amit chakravarty)apart from mumbai and pune, eight municipal corporations in maharashtra are contesting in polls today. almost 6,000 candidates will fight for the corporations in thane, ulhasnagar, nashik, pimpri-chinchwad, solapur, akola, amravati and nagpur. among them, nagpur is the biggest municipality with 151 seats, thane 131, pimpri-chinchwad 128, nashik 122, solapur 102, amravati 87, ulhasnagar 78 and akola has 80 seats.according to the schedule, polling began in all the cities voting for their civic bodies at 7.30 am. in nagpur, rashtriya swayamsevak sangh chief mohan bhagwat was among the first to cast his vote. voting is scheduled to end at 5.30 pm.in






bmc results: 82 seats: bjp makes massive gains in bmc polls, finishes 2 short of


mumbai: the shiv sena emerged as the largest party in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) elections with 84 seats, but the bjp, which made massive gains, said it could take control of the civic body with the backing of independents. shiv sena activists celebrated earlier in the day as it appeared it was set to take control of the bmc, but at the end it finished with just 84 of the 227 seats. the bjp came close with 82 seats. any party or combine will need 114 corporators for a simple majority. across maharashtra, however, the bharatiya janata party made major gains in elections held for municipal bodies. the shiv sena victory came in thane. bjp mumbai president ashish shelar said the party had bagged 82 seats in mumbai and had the support of four independe...






bmc results: 82 seats: bjp makes massive gains in bmc polls, finishes 2 short of


mumbai: the shiv sena on thursday emerged as the largest party in the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) elections+ with 84 seats, but the bjp, which made massive gains, said it could take control of the civic body with the backing of independents. shiv sena activists celebrated earlier in the day as it appeared it was set to take control of the bmc, but at the end it finished with just 84 of the 227 seats. the bjp came close with 82 seats. any party or combine will need 114 corporators for a simple majority. across maharashtra, however, the bharatiya janata party made major gains in elections held for municipal bodies. the shiv sena victory came in thane. bjp mumbai president ashish shelar said the party had bagged 82 seats in mumbai and had the supp...






thane municipal election results 2017 live updates: shiv sena looks to be the cl


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 23, 2017 1:34 pm a policeman guards electronic voting machines (evm) at a training camp in thane on monday (pti photo)the counting of results of the elections to the thane municipal corporation began at 10 am. the battle chiefly is between the bjp, shiv sena and the ncp. voter turnout in thane was 58 per cent during polling. there are 130 seats at stake in thane.in the 2012 elections, the shiv sena became the single-largest party with wins in 54 wards although it could not get a clean majority in the corporation. the party also got the mayoral position. the ncp won 34 wards, followed by congress in 18 wards and bjp in 7 wards. the mns, floated by raj thackeray, also won in 7 wards.1:30 pm: shiv sena extend their lead in 28 wards in ...






shiv sena complains against devendra fadnavis to ec, claims violation of code of


the shiv sena has complained to the election commission against maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis claiming that he has violated the model code of conduct. shiv sena mp sanjay raut said that fadnavis had violated the model code of conduct by giving inteviews to media persons at his official residence ‘varsha’ with the bjp symbol on him. the sena also claimed that in spite of campaigning ending after 5pm, fadnavis was giving out an interview which was a violation of the code of conduct. raut even claimed that the interviews being given was a ‘paid news’ by the bjp to woo voters. the bjp has however slammed the shiv sena’s charge by saying that the sena was on a complaint filing spree against it to the ec. “the sena said that we are party that deserves only 60 seats, why is the se






thane municipal election results 2017 live updates: shiv sena leading in 8 wards


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 23, 2017 11:13 am a policeman guards electronic voting machines (evm) at a training camp in thane on monday (pti photo)the counting of results of the elections to the thane municipal corporation began at 10 am. the battle chiefly is between the bjp, shiv sena and the ncp. voter turnout in thane was 58 per cent during polling. there are 130 seats at stake in thane.11:10 am: shiv sena leading in 8 wards, followed by bjp in 1 ward.© the indian express online media pvt ltd






bmc poll results: sena-bjp tussle in mumbai, bjp gains elsewhere


mumbai: the shiv sena finished on top of a hung brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) on thursday but the bjp said it could take control of india's richest civic body with the backing of independents. shiv sena activists celebrated earlier in the day as it appeared it was set to take control of the bmc but it finished with just 84 of the 227 seats. the bjp came close with 81 seats. any party or combine will need 114 corporators for a simple majority. across maharashtra, however, the bharatiya janata party made major gains in elections held for municipal bodies. the shiv sena victory came in thane. bjp mumbai president ashish shelar said the party had bagged 81 seats in mumbai and had the support of four independents and that it was in a position to claim the crucial post of mayor. "th..






sena leads in mumbai polls, but short of majority


it’s bjp that is laughing all the way as its seat count went up from 31 in 2012 to 81shiv sena activists celebrate results of the municipal elections in front of the party’s office in mumbai.mumbai: in spite of the shiv sena getting the highest number of seats, 84, in the 227-member brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) elections, it’s bjp that is laughing all the way as its seat count went up from 31 in 2012 to 81.it’s not just in mumbai.the bjp has done well in other local body elections and made a sweep in eight municipal corporation elections including pune, nagpur, solapur and nashik indicating that maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis’s stated aim of bringing in transparency and development has worked.it also proves that the controversial demonetisation by the mo...






bmc, pmc elections 2017: congress decimated in maharashtra civic polls


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: february 23, 2017 2:58 pm congress mla amin patel and party candidate javed juneja speak to a family in kamathipura. (photo: ganesh shirsekar)it looks congress is heading towards a humiliating defeat in civic elections in maharashtra. the party has been virtually decimated in a fight dominated between former allies shiv sena and bharatiya janata party. the shiv sena are runaway leaders in bombay and thane while the bjp is leading comfortably in pune, nagpur and nashik while giving a tough fight to the ncp in pimpri chinchwad.in the 2012 polls, congress won 52 seats out of 227 in bmc polls. but, the party has only managed 17 till now. results are still coming in and the party leads in only five constituencies. results are awaited for 25 const...






maharashtra: shiv sena accuses cm devendra fadnavis of corruption during his ten


by: pti | nagpur | published:february 15, 2017 9:25 pm cm devendra fadnavis, above. the bjp, however, has countered the charge, saying the bombay high court and even the supreme court had not found any substance in the matter. (file)at a time when maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis is building bjp’s campaign for civic polls on a transparency plank and his clean image, shiv sena on wednesday claimed he was indicted by a probe panel for “corruption” during his stint as nagpur mayor in 2001. the bjp, however, has countered the charge, saying the bombay high court and even the supreme court had not found any substance in the matter and that the allegations were part of a “tacit understanding” between shiv sena and congress.watch what else is making newsaddressing reporters here, sen






bmc elections 2017: turncoats and rebels; win some, lose some


by: express news service | mumbai | published:february 24, 2017 4:39 amahead of the civic elections, several candidates switched to other political parties when they were unable to secure secure a ticket from their preferred areas. while the gamble ended with a favourable outcome for some, it did not work out so well for others.sitting shiv sena corporator-turned-rebel candidate nana ambole and his wife tejaswini had joined the bjp, but tejaswani lost the seat in ward 203. however, prabhakar shinde, a former shiv sena corporator who joined the bjp won for ward 106. shinde said, “i’m very happy that i won despite shifting parties. i do not agree with they way tickets were distributed by the shiv sena. bjp believes in progress and that’s what my aim will be for my constituency.”...






voting in 227 seats begins across maharashtra


voting in elections to the brihanmumbai municipal corporation (bmc) and other 9 civic bodies in several cities of maharashtra began on february 21.  in this election about 2,275 candidates, which include 1,190 males, 1,084 females and one transgender, are in fray for the 227 seats. 13 political parties including shiv sena, mns, ncp, congress and bjp among others will contest in this civic body polls. the results of the bmc elections 2017 will be announced on 23 february.it is going to be a five corner contest with parties like bjp, shiv sena, mns, ncp and congress trying to outdo each other in the electoral battle of india’s richest municipal corporation.bharatiya janata party and shiv sena, both allies at centre and state, have parted ways for municipal elections after being together for






buzz over maharashtra post-poll alliance


by: express news service | mumbai | published:february 24, 2017 2:46 am shiv sena president uddhav thackeray and maharashtra chief minister devendra fadnavis were involved in a war of words before the elections. (express archive)a post-poll alliance between the shiv sena and the bjp is likely to be based on a common minimum agenda mutually agreeable to both parties.highly placed sources in the bjp indicated that they were not averse to forging a post-poll coalition. however, transparency in the functioning of the bmc would remain their condition, they said.the bjp with 82 seats is finding itself in a commanding position as the sena was restricted to 84. various options are being discussed by the party and one of these is to allow the sena to retain the mayor post and seek that of stan...






tmc elections 2017: thane, the only black spot for bjp as shiv sena wins majorit


written by srinath rao | mumbai | published:february 24, 2017 2:27 amthe shiv sena won a majority in the thane municipal corporation (tmc) thursday after a gap of several elections, pushing a resurgent bjp to third place to dominate the house and doing away with the need to join hands with its former ally.while the shiv sena emerged as the single largest party in the previous civic body elections, this is the first time that it has managed to win 67 out of 131 wards. the ncp did not improve its tally from five years ago, staying at 34 seats, while the bjp’s share dropped to 23.the aimim made its debut, winning three wards in mumbra, the only area it had fielded candidates in. the congress’ tally dropped to three wards. the mns drew a blank after having won seven wards in 2012....






have enough ammunition against shiv sena, says bjp


mumbai: bjp today said it had "enough ammunition" and would expose shiv sena in the last week of paign for the february 21 elections to brihanmumbai municipal corporation elections. speaking to reporters, senior bjp leader and maharashtra school education minister vinod tawde said in civic elections the party which builds up the paign tempo in the last phase wins. asked about all-out attack launched by sena president uddhav t eray on bjp, his party's ruling ally in the state government, tawde said, "t eray has already exhausted all his firepower against us in the very first phase of election paign. i feel sena will not have issues in their hand to attack us with during the last phase of paigning." bjp had opposed several illegal proposals which e before bmc's standing committee but shiv s






bmc election results live: sena, bjp supporters clash in mumbai


mumbai: the supporters of shiv sena and bjp today clashed after some sena activists burst firecrackers outside the bjp office at dadar in central mumbai as trends for the bmc polls started pouring-in, police said. some shiv sena workers, who were celebrating the party's lead in the bmc polls, burst firecrackers outside the bjp's office on dadasaheb phalke marg in dadar at around 1 pm, leading to a clash between supporters of the two parties, a police official said. the incident led to chaos in the area for some time as both the sides raised slogans against each other, he said. the bhoiwada police personnel, who were on bandobast duty, intervened and asked the sena workers to vacate the area in front of the bjp office, he said. later, the situation in the area became normal, he added.






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closeskip in skipxembedxshare friends of gold e executive director jaina moan talks about the recently designated gold e national monument. jordan allred / the spectrum & daily newsbuy p opetroglyphs at gold e national monument in nevada, jan. 12, 2017.(p o: jordan allred / the spectrum & daily news)buy p o 7 connectlinkedinemailmoreon a brisk desert morning in mid-january — a short car ride down a choppy road from what was not long ago the most contentious piece of land in southern nevada — 30 people gathered and ate cupcakes.in a few minutes, the friends of nevada wilderness, in partnership with the bureau of land mana ent, would embark on a stewardship project in gold e to restore road incursions caused by unauthorized motor vehicle use. first, they paused to celebrate the recen