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Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

Lower house of the legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra

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Maharashtra Legislative Assembly: Lower house of the legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra
The Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha or the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the legislature of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is situated in the Nariman Point area of South Mumbai in the capital Mumbai. Presently, 288 members of the Legislative Assembly are directly elected from the single-seat constituencies and one member is nominated. The members of the upper house, the Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad are indirectly elected through an electoral college.


Maharashtra Assembly Polls: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance in lurch over seat sharing

After the two parties overcame their estrangement to ally for the Lok Sabha polls, Shiv Sena leaders claimed they would be the senior ally and get their nominee as the chief minister after the assembly..
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Maharashtra Assembly Polls: After PM Narendra Modi's jibe at Uddhav Thackeray on temple, tie-up Ram bharose

In state before polls, PM urges 'badbole' netas to show restraint
DNA - Published

Will create new paradise in Kashmir: PM Modi

Blaming the Congress for the plight of Kashmiris for decades, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for making efforts to create a "new paradise" in the valley. Launching the BJP's poll..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Swatantra Bharat Paksha promises sops for farmers

The SBP has also promised to do away with market interventions by the government for agricultural commodities, which distorts the market for farmers and prevents them for getting remunerative pricing..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: 'Election dates won't clash with festivals', says CEC Sunil Arora

The CEC said they held a series of review and preparation meetings with various stakeholders and government agencies to ensure the elections are error-free and efficient.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Fearing defection, opposition holds list of candidates

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has declared that the Congress and the NCP will contest the 125 each candidate while remaining 38 seats by the allies.
DNA - Published

Shiv Sena corporators ransack Mira Bhayandar municipal building, clash with BJP members

Amid renewed tension between Shiv Sena and the BJP ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, leaders of the two parties clashed with each other at Mira-Bhayandar municipal office on Tuesday over a..
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Congress, NCP to contest on 125 seats each, claims Sharad Pawar

Addressing a press conference in Nashik, he also informed that 34 seats will be given to parties involved in other coalitions.
DNA - Published

Congress, NCP to contest 125 seats each in assembly polls: Sharad Pawar

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress will contest 125 seats each in next month's Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said on Monday. Pawar announced that..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray asks party workers to be ready to go solo if BJP-Sena alliance fails

Uddhav Thackeray reportedly asked the party workers to be ready in case Shiv Sena has to go solo in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Aaditya Thackeray gets into campaign mode as Sharad Pawar scrambles to stop departures

In the latest blow to the party, its MP Udayanraje Bhosale, a descendant of Chhatrapati Shivaji, will join the BJP on Saturday, says sources
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly Polls: SP to contest sans Congress, looks for tie-up with Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi

Party's sole Maha MLA Abu Azmi blames Congress for not responding to its offer for an alliance
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Sonia Gandhi meets Sharad Pawar ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls

The meeting between two went on for around half-an-hour to check on the preparedness of upcoming election
DNA - Published

NCP-Congress reach at pact on 240 Maharashtra Assembly seats: Sharad Pawar

Alleges BJP of poaching leaders, Senior minister Chandrakant Patil & Girish Mahajan reject it
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Now, Ex-CM's MLA son assaults government official in Maharashtra

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane, son of former Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane, and his supporters threw mud on engineer Prakash Shedekar at a bridge near Mumbai-Goa highway in Kankavali, according to ANI. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill to slash quantum of Maratha quota

The bill, which follows a Bombay High Court order last week, amended the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act to revise downwards the percentage of quota for Marathas.
DNA - Published

BJP-Sena may cash in on quota verdict in upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections

Congress-NCP may exploit Dhangar community anger against saffron combine
DNA - Published

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Rahul Gandhi to meet Cong leaders on Jun 27

Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Vijay Wadettiwar told PTI that AICC general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge has informed the state leaders that the meeting with Gandhi is scheduled on June 27.
DNA - Published

CPI(M) to ally with Congress-NCP in Maharashtra Assembly polls if it gets a 'fair deal'

A senior CPI-M leader said the party state committee would meet for two days from Friday to discuss their strategy for the elections.
DNA - Published

Congress not to ally with Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi in Maharashtra Assembly polls

In the preceding Lok Sabha polls, VBA had bagged 7 per cent vote share with the total of votes over 40 lakh. Congress and the NCP lost about ten Lok Sabha seats because their votes got split.
DNA - Published

Sharad Pawar calls NCP meet to plan strategy for Maharashtra Assembly elections

According to the senior NCP leader, they never expected the kind of result they got in Lok Sabha polls.
DNA - Published

NCP strives to defend Praful Patel, Dhananjay Munde ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls

NCP spokesman Nawab Malik questioned the timing of these cases being pursued against Patel and Munde
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BJP, Shiv Sena to fight Maharashtra Assembly polls in 135 seats each: Chandrakant Patil

Saffron allies BJP and Shiv Sena will share equal number of seats in the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections, a senior BJP leader has said.
DNA - Published

NCP leader says party won't ally with Congress for Maharashtra Assembly polls

The NCP on Saturday held an emergency meeting to look into shortcomings behind the massive defeat in the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra.
DNA - Published

Raj Thackeray meets Sharad Pawar

Amid speculation that his party could be part of Opposition's alliance for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, MNS chief Raj Thackeray met NCP president Sharad Pawar earlier this week, sources said.
DNA - Published

Congress may lose LoP in Maharashtra Assembly

With party MLAs switching sides, NCP may claim the post if bench-strength of Cong drops below the latter
DNA - Published

Shiv Sena fears BJP may ditch again before Maharashtra Assembly polls

A BJP leader admitted that the results had led to Sena's bargaining power declining for the state Assembly polls with the resurgent BJP seeking to assert itself
DNA - Published

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