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Maharashtra: Narayan Rane launches regional party, spells out wish to ally with NDA at Centre, in state - The Indian Express

Former Congress leader Narayan Rane Sunday launched Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh, his new political party, promising to work closely with the ruling BJP in Maharashtra. Rane was forced to float the regional outfit after he quit the Congress, following ...and more »

Narayan Rane walks a tightrope with launch of new party; must 'prove mettle' before 2019 polls - Firstpost

Mumbai: At the age of 65, when most leaders work to establish their heirs in politics, former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane is opening a new page in his political career, and getting ready for a tightrope walk with his new party in the state ...and more »

Narayan Rane emerges as unlikely ally for Devendra Fadnavis; bats for BJP's agenda ahead of possible NDA switch - Firstpost

Mumbai: Former Congress leader Narayan Rane seems to have passed the first BJP exam. After the Elphinstone Road stampede which killed 23 people, not even one BJP leader came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream project, the Ahmedabad ...and more »

Why is BJP-Shiv Sena alliance on the brink again? - The Hindu

On September 21, Maratha strongman and former Chief Minister Narayan Rane quit the Congress. Amid speculation that he would be joining the BJP, its ally in power, the Shiv Sena sent out signals that it was keeping open the option of quitting the ...and more »

Don't teach us patriotism; define your Hindutva: Uddhav Thackeray to BJP - Business Standard

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray launched a scathing attack on the BJP, asking the ally to refrain from "teaching us patriotism" and hitting out at it over a range of issues from note-ban to cow vigilantism. "Don't teach us patriotism. The day when ...and more »

Narayan Rane floats new party Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh to ally with NDA - Business Standard

Days after quitting the Congress, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane today launched a new party called 'Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh', and indicated his organisation may align with the BJP. "I have just launched the party. I am waiting for ...and more »

Rane floats new party 'Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh' to ally with NDA - Business Standard

Choosing to go alone, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan T Rane on Sunday floated a new political outfit, Maharashtra Swabhiman Party, which would work for the overall and all-inclusive development of the state. The aggressive leader from the ...and more »

BJP has not invited Narayan Rane, says party's Maharashtra unit chief - The Hindu

The Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra unit chief Raosaheb Danve on Monday said that the saffron party had never “invited” nor made any “unconditional offer” to former Chief Minister and ex-Congressman Narayan Rane, who recently quit the Congress and ...and more »

Elphinstone stampede: Thackeray cousins make common cause of attacking bullet train - Livemint

Uddhav Thackeray revived the age-old Maharashtra-Gujarat debate when he questioned the need for the bullet train project that 'only connected the rich in Ahmedabad with their counterparts in Mumbai' at the Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally on Saturday evening ...and more »

Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally in Mumbai crossed permissible noise limits, say noise activists - Hindustan Times

Noise levels were neck and neck during speeches made by Shiv Sena leaders Vishwanath Mahadeshwar and Nitin Banugade Patil at 92dB, followed by the introductory speech at 90.3dB. (Kunal Patil/HT). Shiv Sena's Dussehra rally held at Shivaji Park on ...and more »