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Mervyn hopes India ends hockey gold <strong>drought</strong> at Asian Games

Mervyn hopes India ends hockey gold drought at Asian Games

15 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Once a powerhouse in men's hockey at the world level, India steadily lost its stature over the years and even at the Asian Games gold medals were few and far between, but former inside forward Mervyn Fernandes hopes the national team will be able to regain its "golden" touch at the upcoming Asiad.

Indian men's hockey team,   Asian Games,  
Nine independent MLAs join NCP ahead of <strong>Maharashtra</strong> Assembly elections

Nine independent MLAs join NCP ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections

15 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Amid reports that Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) may split alliance with the Congress in Maharashtra, the former gets a boost with nine independent MLAs, including a minister joined the party in presence of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar.

NCP ,   Congress,   Nationalist Congress Party,   Ajit Pawar,   Maharashtra assembly polls,  
BJP-Sena ties in trouble, Uddhav rejects saffron ally's demand for 135 seats

BJP-Sena ties in trouble, Uddhav rejects saffron ally's demand for 135 seats

15 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Further hardening his stand on seat-sharing with BJP, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said he has rejected the saffron ally's demand for contesting 135 seats in Maharashtra assembly polls and hinted at going it alone, saying "everything has an alternative".

Shiv Sena,   BJP,   Maharashtra,   Uddhav Thackrey,   NDA,   seat sharing,   Maharashtra Assembly election 2014,   seat sharing,   saffron party ,  
BJP hits back at Sena, says next <strong>Maharashtra</strong> govt under saffron party’s leadership

BJP hits back at Sena, says next Maharashtra govt under saffron party’s leadership

15 Sep 2014

Mumbai/Pune: Tension brewing within the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance over seat-sharing for upcoming Maharashtra assembly polls escalated with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) disapproving Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's statement that in the event of a saffron victory, the top post would go to his party and that he was not averse to assuming it.

BJP,   Bharatiya Janata Party,   Maharashtra government,   Assembly polls,   Assembly polls in Maharashtra,   Shiv Sena,  
Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan among Congress campaigners for <strong>Maharashtra</strong> polls

Sonia, Rahul, Manmohan among Congress campaigners for Maharashtra polls

13 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the star campaigners for the party for next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra.

Congress President,   Sonia Gandhi,   Rahul Gandhi,   Manmohan Singh,   Maharashtra elections,  
Uddhav seeks to become CM, urges people to give him a chance

Uddhav seeks to become CM, urges people to give him a chance

13 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Openly expressing his desire to become the Chief Minister for the first time from a public platform, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday asked the electors to give him a chance and assured they would not regret.

Maharashtra Polls,   Maharashtra Assembly elections,   Shiv Sena,   BJP,   Shiv Sena-BJP alliance,   Uddhav Thackrey,   Maharashtra CM,   Elections,  
<strong>Maharashtra</strong>: Congress, NCP discuss prospects of pre and post poll tie-up

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP discuss prospects of pre and post poll tie-up

13 Sep 2014

Mumbai: With the seat-sharing talks between coalition partners Congress and NCP remaining stuck ahead of October 15 Assembly elections, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said that parleys are on to decide whether a pre-poll or a post-poll alliance is suited for the ruling partners.

Congress,   NCP,   Prithviraj Chavan,   BJP,   Shiv Sena,  
Congress-NCP to highlight 15 years 'achievements' in <strong>Maharashtra</strong> polls

Congress-NCP to highlight 15 years 'achievements' in Maharashtra polls

13 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Facing the daunting task of reviving its fortunes after the Lok Sabha debacle, the Congress-led Democratic Front government in Maharashtra said it was all set to get a fresh mandate in the October 15 assembly elections.

Congress,   NCP,   15 years achievements,   Maharashtra polls,   elections,   politics,  
Central team to visit Haryana soon to assess <strong>drought</strong> situation

Central team to visit Haryana soon to assess drought situation

11 Sep 2014

New Delhi: A Central team will soon visit Haryana to assess the drought situation in the state and damage to kharif crops.

kharif crops,   drought in Haryana,   Haryana,   BJP,   Congress,   Agriculture Ministry official,   Khraif crops in Haryana ,  
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

12 Sep 2014

Mumbai: Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

state elections in Maharashtra,   Indian Open,   snooker event ,  

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