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  • BJP complaints to Election Commission over bogus voters in Pune

    State leaders of BJP met the deputy election commissioner in Delhi and registered a complaint about bogus voters listed in Pune and also against the Latur collector and returning officer Vipin Sharma, who they alleged, did not take approval of all the candidates before sealing the voting machines.

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 9:50am
  • Lok Sabha Elections: Nilesh Rane fights a lone battle

    Industry minister Narayan Rane is facing one of the most challenging tests of his political career this time. The stakes for Rane are very high considering the fact that if his son Nilesh Rane loses Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg seat, it will be a major setback for Rane Sr. The odds are stacked against the...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:20am
  • Dwindling media coverage of Raj Thackeray hurts MNS

    Despondency has set in among the activists of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) due to lack of media coverage of the meetings of Raj Thackeray, especially in television channels. Activists are worried over the lack of media coverage and believe that it does not augur well for the party in the...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 11:29pm
  • Candidates look beyond supporters for voter connect, rush to IT consultants

    As poll campaigns get more intense with every passing day, parties are looking beyond cadre support to reach out to voters. Several of them have engaged private agencies for a host of activities ranging from printing and distribution of voter slips to tailor-made SMSes to churning out demographics...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 5:53am
  • Candidates look beyond supporters for voter connect, rush to consultants

    As poll campaigns get more intense with every passing day, parties are looking beyond cadre support to reach out to voters. Several of them have engaged private agencies for a host of activities ranging from printing and distribution of voter slips to tailor-made SMSes to churning out demographics...

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 - 6:30am
  • Looks like MNS is warming up to north Indians

    Has the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) changed its stance from being a party against north Indians to a party that does not mind living side by side with north Indians? Looks like that's the case, as in the list of its star campaigners submitted to the Election Commission, there are two north...

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 9:05am
  • There's BJP-MNS pact to defeat Shiv Sena, says Prithviraj Chavan

    Chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, on Tuesday, said the BJP had entered into a secret understanding with the MNS to defeat Shiv Sena. It is for the Shiv Sena to decide how many insults heaped by the BJP it should bear, he added. The CM also alleged that the BJP had copied and pasted the Congress...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 9:30am
  • Uddhav Thackeray, Raj Thackeray should keep Balasaheb Thackeray's food issue to themselves only

    One among its rising leaders in the state, BJP leader Vinod Tawde, has managed to bring a certain prominence to the post of the leader of opposition in the Legislative Council. In a freewheeling interview to dna's Sanjeev Devasia, Tawde admits the mistakes made by his party and also the future of...

    Tuesday, 8 April 2014 - 8:45am
  • Speculations rife over Samajwadi Party's unclear poll strategy in Mumbai

    The Samajwadi Party's decision to field only three candidates in the city has fuelled speculations that it has struck deals with various candidates. Though SP had initially fielded five candidates, it cancelled North-West candidate Kamaal Khan's nomination, which was followed by its North-East...

    Tuesday, 8 April 2014 - 7:45am
  • Samajwadi Party's withdrawal of candidates fuels rumour of deals with Opposition

    The Samajwadi Party's (SP) role in this election is turning out to be a little unclear. From fielding candidates from almost five constituencies in Mumbai, the party has now reduced itself to fielding only three. First, it withdrew North-West candidate Kamal R Khan from the race, citing his...

    Monday, 7 April 2014 - 8:30am

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