Shiv Sena

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt has extended his wishes to the Sena leader ahead of the assembly polls on October 21. In a video shared on Twitter by a core-committee member of Yuva Sena, the youth wing of Shiv Sena, Sanjay Dutt can be seen wishing his "younger brother" Aaditya Thackeray.

Disgruntled Nirupam called party leader Milind Deora 'Nikamma' (useless) and downplayed speculation over his absence at Rahul's rally in Maharashtra.

BJP is contesting Maharashtra Assembly polls in alliance with Shiv Sena and RPI while Congress is in alliance with Sharad Pawar led NCP.

Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has been fielded from Ballarpur. The son of BJP leader and Union Minister Rao Saheb Danave, Santosh Danve Patil will contest from Bhokardan constituency.

Maharashtra is scheduled to go to polls on October 21. The BJP is in alliance with the Shiv Sena. The Congress is contesting the polls in alliance with the NCP. The counting of votes will take place on October 24.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena are contesting 162 and 126 seats, respectively, in the Maharashtra Assembly polls scheduled to be held on October 21

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge described Singh performing Shashtra Puja as "tamasha". Party leader Udit Raj also raised objections to it saying that the day "superstition" ends, India will make such fighter aircraft itself.

A total of 4745 candidates have received a nod from the election watchdog to contest polls.

Since late-night itself, many protestors gathered at the site to raise their voice against the felling of trees. As the day progressed more and more people joined protestors near the Aarey colony area, where the Mumbai Police imposed Section 144, thereby banning unlawful assembly.

Palekar said that they all have faith that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya will do justice to them by giving the ticket to Patil.