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Congress-NCP combine's bid to wrest control of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation today appeared coming to a naught with the country's richest civic body's ruling Shiv Sena-BJP alliance set to emerge as the largest bloc. With results and trends available so far from 214 of the 227 wards in Mumbai, the Sena has won or is leading in 71 wards, BJP in 27, Congress 45, NCP 16, MNS 27 and others 27. Though the BMC results appear likely to throw up a hung House, the state's ruling Congress-NCP combine seems nowhere near the half-way mark to enable it to rule the Mumbai civic body, which has an annual budget of over 21000 crore, more than many states. For more Log onto-