As the Sena delegation reached Raj Bhavan, celebrations broke out among Shiv Sainiks, with distribution of sweets and bursting fire-crackers in different parts of the state, including Mumbai and Thane.
Bollywood playback legend Lata Mangeshkar, who was rushed to the hospital in the early hours of Monday due to viral chest congestion as a "precautionary measure", is now stable and recovering.
Raut's sudden hospitalization has come at the height of the government formation efforts by the Shiv Sena which has to report the status to Raj Bhavan by late Monday evening.
Even as the Congress top brass discussed backing a Shiv Sena led government in Maharashtra in Delhi on Monday, the Mumbai Congress was a divided house over the issue with senior leaders contradicting each other.
Expressing the Sena's sincerity of purpose, Raut pointed out that the party President Uddhav Thackeray has already directed the Sena's sole nominee in the Union Cabinet, Heavy Industries Minister Arvind Sawant to quit his post.
In a stunning political development, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday conceded its inability to form the government in Maharashtra despite having the public mandate for its pre-poll alliance.
Amid the charged political atmosphere in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar said that the only viable option is a Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena government in the state.
A day after he met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that Maharashtra will have a chief minister from his party.
Among the smaller parties and independents, the Bahujan Vikash Aghadi had won three seats, while the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen, Prahar Janshakti Party and Samajwadi Party have emerged victorious in two seats each.
Haryana on Thursday looked set for a hung Assembly as the latest trends showed the ruling BJP and the Congress leading in 37 and 34 seats, respectively, in the 90-member House.
Voting started on a peaceful note in Maharashtra with celebs and commoners queuing up to exercise their franchise for the 288-Assembly constituencies in the state amidst rain in many areas including Mumbai, here on Monday.
Accordingly, official data has shown that air passenger traffic rose 1.18 per cent to 1.15 crore in September from 1.13 crore reported for the corresponding month of the previous fiscal.
In a huge embarrassment for Maharashtra's ruling BJP, a distressed farmer sporting a a party poll campaign T-shirt hanged himself on a tree in the state's Buldhana district early on Sunday.
Attacking the BJP government in the centre and state over "massive unemployment", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the "Made in China" policy is killing jobs of Indian youth.
Taking a swipe at the opposition parties and their leaders for mouthing what he termed as 'the same language as a neighbouring country (Pakistan)', he said 'there seems to be a great coordination between them'.
Addressing his customary annual Dussehra Rally, he described Shah as 'a person who lives up to his words' and said the scrapping of Article 370 was a dream of the party's founder, the later Balasaheb Thackeray.
In view of rising water levels, flooding in many areas, Pune Collector Naval Kishore Ram has declared a precaution holiday for Thursday in the Pune city and neighbouring areas of Purandar, Baramati, Bhor and Haveli.
The apex bank's Chief General Manager Yogesh Dayal said that as per the RBI directions, depositors cannot withdraw more than Rs 1,000 from their savings/current/other deposit accounts.
Following the largest ever-disruption of crude production in Saudi Arabia amid drone attacks on its key facilities, prices of petrol and diesel in India may shoot up by Rs 5 to 6 a litre in next fortnight, experts said on Monday.
She claimed that nobody from the party was apologetic for the leak of the nine-page letter, nor was anybody concerned for her despite her repeated protests over the issue.
The Narendra Modi government has plans to honour legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar with the ‘Daughter Of The Nation title when she turns 90 on September 28.
Around 1,300 people were evacuated by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams from Bail Bazar in Kurla, where water levels reached four-five feet owing to the flooded Mithi river nearby.
At least four persons were killed in a massive fire that broke out in a storm water drainage network at the ONGC's oil and gas processing plant in Uran, officials said here on Tuesday.
Despite hurdles, Maharashtra is set to welcome Lord Ganesha, also known as 'Vighnaharta' (remover of obstacles), for the 10-day long Ganesh Chaturthi, deemed as the state's biggest public festival, slated to begin on Monday.