State Election 2019

Mumbai (Maharashtra): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut claimed that his party has the support of 170 MLAs and is capable...

Meanwhile, Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Thursday said," Congress is currently in wait and watch mode as far as the government formation is concerned in Maharashtra."

The Jan Surajya Shakti leader won the Shahuwadi seat after defeating Satyajit Babasaheb Patil Sarudkar of the Sena by over 27,000 votes.

Kakade further stated that under such circumstances no party will go with Shiv Sena, hence, it won't go as an opposition party so, the party will come in alliance with BJP only.

Khattar also took oath as Haryana Chief Minister for the second term after the recently concluded polls in the state. In the Assembly polls, BJP fell short of six seats to get a majority in 90-member Haryana Assembly.

"Uddhav Thackeray ji has said that we have other options too but we don't want to do the sin of accepting that alternative. Shiv Sena has always done politics of truth, we are not hungry for power," said Raut.

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won an absolute majority in the Maharashtra Assembly polls with the former emerging as the single-largest party with 105 seats. Shiv Sena bagged 56 seats in the elections.

By-elections to the 15 assembly seats in Karnataka are scheduled to be held on December 5.Earlier, it was o October 21 in 15 constituencies that were vacated by rebel MLAs of Congress and JD(S).

Between 1995 and 1999, the first Sena-BJP government in the state, the term 'remote control' was regularly used by the late party patriarch Bal Thackeray to explain the chain of command in the state.