by ultadin | 24/02/2017 8:26 pm
In Maharastra It’s may take 25 years to form an Opposition: Modi’s New Dream !
Shiv Sena emerges as the single largest party in BMC in a neck and neck fight with BJP The bitter battle of ballot for the BMC elections came to an end with Shiv Sena just making it to be the largest single party in the house of 227. The political dispensation that proves majority shall install its mayor in Mumbai. While BJP leaders had reasons to be delighted, it has done exceedingly well in Mumbai and won Pune hands down. It has also won zila parishad with 403 seats The Shiv Sena won 84 seats while the BJP was slightly behind with 82 seats. Congress was third spotter with 31 seats in the house of 227. BJP won Pune’s PMC comfortably securing 74 seats in the 124 results declared at the time of writing in the house of 164 and NCP was distant second with 34 seats. Shiv Sena has attributed the BJP success to a conspiracy in which 10 lakh voters were denied voting rights by faulty voter lists. Who actually installs the Mayor in Mumbai would depend upon how it can must the magic figure of 114. The role of smaller parties would be important in the next few days.
2017-02-24 11:02:56 AM
Record voting in Mumbai for the BMC elections Mumbai recorded a 55 per cent voting, the highest in 25 years, in BMC elections yesterday. Votes were cast to decide who will control the India’s richest civic body – BMC. The Shiv Sena and the BJP are the main parties fighting for the control of BMC. Earlier the two parties were allies but this time they have fought a bitter battle against each other. . The turn-out for 11 Zilla Parishads and 118 Panchayat Samiti polls in Maharashtra was 69 per cent. After the voting was over Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis thanked the people of Mumbai for participating in festival of democracy. In what are often dubbed as a “mini-assembly election,” voting took place for nine other major civic bodies, including Nagpur, Thane, Pune and Nashik. The elections were held for 11 zilla parishads and 118 panchayat samitis.
2017-02-22 11:59:50 AM
Faulty voter lists reported in Pune There has been reports of wrong voter lists in Pune which is going to civic polls today. Around 250 residents from Panel 5 of Kalyaninagar-Vadgaonsher constituency have been listed either in Ward No. 2 of Phulenagar-Nagpur Chawl or Ward No. 3 of Vimannagar-Somnathnagar. Interestingly members of the same family have been listed in different wards. This would mean that they have to vote from constituency which they do not belong.
2017-02-21 10:41:03 AM
Low percentage declining in Pune civic elections The voting percentage in Pune civic elections is a cause of concern. In the last five years it has been close to 50%. The decrease is alarming in the rather well to do areas. In the last election in 2012 it was 51%. PMC election officer Satish Kulkarni has told the media that they would be laying more emphasis on such areas and motivate people to vote.
2017-02-21 10:46:42 AM
MNS MLA resigns In a jolt to MNS, Sharad Sonawane, MLA of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has resigned because bullock cart races were not being allowed. Handed over his resignation Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis He resigned on the Shiv Jayanti. MNS was launched by Raj Thackeray it had 13 MLAs in the house but in the last elections only Sonawane made it to the house. Reportedly he had differences with Raj Thackeray who had not campaigned for him.
2017-02-21 12:56:54 PM
The election for BMC underway, BJP expects 55% turnout The voting is in progress in Mumbai to elect BMC the richest civic body in Asia. The BMC elections decide who would be the next Mayor of Mumbai. The BJP is expecting at least 55 per cent voting. It has appointed one person per 200 voters to motivate voters.
2017-02-21 01:31:24 PM
12 lakh voters disappear from voter lists across Mumbai A total of 12,00,000 voters who had voted in the previous 2012 BMC election were not allowed to exercise their franchise this time, as their names had disappeared from official voter lists. Among the chief reasons for this includes demarcation of wards. There are a total of 91.80 lakh voters in BMC. – firstpost
2017-02-21 04:17:56 PM
Yogi Adityanath Campaigns in Mumbai ahead of BMC elections Yogi Adityanath the BJP M.P from Gorakhpur campaigned for the BJP candidates in BMC elections in Mumbai on Sunday. Adityanath is known for his inflammatory speeches. He campaigned for six hours in Mumbai onSunday. The BMC is the richest civic body in Asia. The election is scheduled for the February 21, 2017. He said in the meeting that no other leader had guts to build Shivaji Memorial in the Arabian sea only Prime Minister Modi could do that.
2017-02-20 12:03:23 PM
Devendra Fadnavis confident of BMC win, says it would be a BJP Mayor in Mumbai Devendra Fadnavis, the Maharashtra Chief Minister is confident it would be the BJP all the way in BMC elections and that a BJP leader would be the next Mayor of Mumbai. Talking to media persons after the campaigning came to end, he said that BJP would not need anybody’s support to install the BJP leader as Mayor, but if the outcome did not give proper mandate than the BJP was ready to sit in the opposition.
2017-02-20 12:06:20 PM
Three candidates in BMC elections have almost no assets Today it is a money power that calls the shots at the elections, but interestingly enough three candidates in BMC elections are contesting with almost nil assets. They are being funded by neighbours and friends. While two of them, have zero assets, one candidate have only Rs 5,000. Ironically BMC is the richest civic body in Asia. Anita Budhwant of Bahujan Republic Socialist Party has no source of income she is fighting from Kalachowkie. Shamim Qadri fighting from Bhendi Bazaar as Independent have no assets. Akash Kamble candidate from Kurla has only 5000 declared assets.
2017-02-20 12:09:09 PM
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