A- A A+
Last Updated : Jul 8 2020 4:15PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana upto November this year            Record number of more than 2,62,000 COVID tests conducted in single day since outbreak of pandemic in India            Strict lockdown in Containment zones of West Bengal from 5 pm tomorrow            Home Ministry sets up inter-ministerial committee to coordinate probe into violations by 3 Gandhi Family Trusts            International Cricket is back in action; 1st test match between England, West Indies to be played at Ageas Bowl, London today           

State News

Sep 16, 2019
9:32PM

NCP-Congress to contest 125 seats each in Maharashtra Assembly polls

File Pic: PTI
NCP and Congress will contest 125 seats each in the upcoming Legislative Assembly election in Maharashtra.

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar made the announcement about the seat-sharing pact while addressing reporters in Nasik.

He said as per the arrangement, 38 seats will be left for allies to contest. He also said that NCP will give chance to new faces in the polls.

Our correspondent reports, the finalisation of the seat-sharing pact between the Congress and the NCP comes after many high-profile exits from both the parties, more so from the Pawar-led outfit.

Maharashtra Assembly has 288 seats. In 2014, the two parties had contested the state elections separately.


NCP had then ended the 15-year alliance after the two parties had been unable to reach a seat-sharing arrangement ahead of Assembly elections.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 8 (Jul) Midday News 8 (Jul) Evening News 7 (Jul) Hourly 8 (Jul) (1500hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 8 (Jul) दोपहर समाचार 8 (Jul) समाचार संध्या 7 (Jul) प्रति घंटा समाचार 8 (Jul) (1310hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 8 (Jul) Khabrein(Day) 8 (Jul) Khabrein(Eve) 7 (Jul)
Aaj Savere 8 (Jul) Parikrama 7 (Jul)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 7 (Jul) Samayki 6 (Jul) Sports Scan 23 (Mar) Spotlight/News Analysis 7 (Jul) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Jul) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 5 (Jul)
  • Money Matters 22 (Mar)
  • International News 22 (Mar)
  • Press Review 23 (Mar)
  • From the States 23 (Mar)
  • Let's Connect 22 (Mar)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 23 (Mar)
  • Know Your Constitution 30 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 22 (Mar)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 23 (Mar)
  • Fit India New India 23 (Mar)
  • Weather Report 21 (Mar)
  • North East Diaries 22 (Mar)
  • 150 Years of Bapu 22 (Mar)
  • Sector Specific Discussions 22 (Mar)