Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicAaditya Thackeray

Topic: Aaditya Thackeray

Believe it or not, Mumbai civic schools to offer IB education soon. Parents overjoyed

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is looking to affiliate its schools with the International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Board.

Modak, Bengal Bhavan, Manna Dey — Raut reveals what Aaditya, Mamata discussed in Mumbai

In his weekly column in Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut has also written that Mamata called on youngsters to take over the reins of politics.  

In 2 yrs, Aaditya Thackeray brought glamour to low-key departments, but remains in dad’s shadow

Political observers say Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray is caught up with conferences, consulates & celebrities, but is silent on critical issues, won’t mingle with masses.

Aaditya Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee, talks of taking ‘strong bond’ forward

The Thackeray scion hinted at possible coordination between the Shiv Sena and the TMC as the latter builds its national profile.

Aditya Thackeray tests positive for Covid, says important to ‘not let your guard down’

On the same day, the BMC announced that it will conduct random Rapid Antigen Testing at crowded places and those who refuse will have to face action under the Epidemic Act.

‘Jalebi-fafda Sunday’ was latest, Shiv Sena has been wooing Gujaratis for 5 yrs — but in vain

With BMC polls due next year, the need to draw Gujarati voters is important for Shiv Sena as the community has so far been loyal to the party's ex-ally BJP.

Dolphins, trekking — Aaditya Thackeray plans Maharashtra’s own ‘travel and living’ TV show

Aaditya Thackeray-led tourism dept plans 12-episode series to showcase best of state's food and sights across its 6 regions in a bid to boost tourism and climb out of Covid slump.

Big setback for Mumbai’s Metro 3 project as Delhi scores over Mumbai in BJP-Sena court clash

Bombay HC stays work on the car shed at the new location in Kanjurmarg after central government claims ownership of the land.

In Shiv Sena’s support to farmer protests, a deliberate strategy to shed its urban image

Shiv Sena, which has a very Mumbai-centric urban image, has backed almost every farmers’ protest in Maharashtra & the country over the past few years.

SC refuses to entertain bail plea of man held for tweets against Uddhav, Aditya Thackeray

The top court asked the counsel for Sameet Thakkar to approach the Bombay High Court with the plea saying that it can also uphold his fundamental rights.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

The MacMahon Line, with Arunachal Pradesh marked in red | Source: US Department of Defence

Behind teen’s ‘abduction’ on LAC in Arunachal, a legacy of colonial maps, empires and wars

It's not clear which side of LAC Miram Taron was on when he was ‘kidnapped’. Different perceptions of the border in India & China and competing maps make this tricky ground.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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