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    BMC elections: Results show money power won, says Raj Thackeray

    MUMBAI: Days after his party suffered a drubbing in the BMC polls, the MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday launched a veiled attack on the BJP saying the “money power” and not development has won recent civic polls.

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    Mumbai civic polls: BJP to accept Shiv Sena’s Octroi demand

    MUMBAI: When asked whether the Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP government will extract a pound of flesh from the Shiv Sena to agree to its demand of getting compensation from the Central government after Octroi is abolished, finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said, “BJP is very liberal and we are giving Sena everything without having them demand it. The Octroi will be abolished after imposition of GST and compensation amount which is around Rs 7000 crore will

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    BMC Elections: Race hots up for Ward Committee chief posts

    Mumbai: As the date to claim majority in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) is nearing, political parties are using all possible tactics to get enrolled as member or presidents of various Committees. Just like the members of Standing Committee or Improvement Committee, the Chairman of the Ward Committee also enjoys a similar importance.

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    Confident that Sena-BJP will join hands in Mumbai: Minister

    Mumbai: With just a day left for filing of nominations for the Mumbai mayoral poll, a senior state BJP leader today said he is confident that his party and Shiv Sena will come together to govern India’s richest civic body.

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    Mumbai civic polls: Will Shiv Sena and BPJ’s personal battle hamper the city’s development plans?

    Both BJP and Shiv Sena ran a pre poll election campaign with their main agenda being development and with both the parties failing to get a clear majority and as these parties are involved in the war for power the agenda of development is slowly but surely been taken over by all the chaos that is created around the parties forming majority and who will be the Mayor.

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    Mumbai Civic polls: Uddhav Thackeray meets Akhil Bharatiya Sena candidate Geeta Gawli at Matoshree

    The Akhil Bharatiya Sena (ABS) party candidate Geeta Gawli who won from Byculla in the recent Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections (BMC) was called to ‘Matoshree’, the Thackeray residence, for talks on Thursday afternoon. The meeting was called to seek her support for the Sena mayor’s candidate. However, sources from the party said that Gawli has put forth certain conditions to Sena and the talks currently remain inconclusive. Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli’s daughter Geeta was

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    Mumbai Mayoral battle: NCP to stay away from Sena and BJP

    Mumbai: The NCP today said it will maintain a distance from both the Shiv Sena and BJP in the Mayoral elections in the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, where the recent polls resulted in a hung house. State NCP President Sunil Tatkare told reporters here that his party was clear right from the start of the campaign for the civic polls across Maharashtra that it would not enter into any understanding or friendly fight

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    BMC Elections: In fear of poaching Shiv Sena plans to send its elected coporators to an undisclosed location

    The race to head the country’s richest civic body has got more interesting, with Shiv Sena and BJP both having tough time in getting majority for BMC assembly. Both the parties are busy in gathering support from independent candidates. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis in recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the deadlock at the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).