Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicAaditya Thackeray

Topic: Aaditya Thackeray

Shiv Sena-led BMC unveils record budget in poll year, with an ‘Aaditya Thackeray’ imprint

BMC’s budget of Rs 45,949 crore for FY23 is 17.7% more than FY22. Allocations have been increased for a number of projects and sectors personally pushed by Aaditya Thackeray.

What will we eat, ask fisherfolk as deadlock with BMC stalls Mumbai coastal road

Around 200 fishing families in Worli Koliwada are protesting construction of pillars at sea near Cleveland Bunder. They say gap between them should be 200 m, BMC says 60 m enough.

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.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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