Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicBJP Maharashtra

Topic: BJP Maharashtra

Exit polls predict BJP will romp home in Haryana & Maharashtra

BJP is expected to win 66 of 90 seats in Haryana, says the ‘Poll of Exit Polls’. In Maharashtra, BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is expected to bag 211 of 288 seats.

BJP has risen in Maharashtra by dismantling Sharad Pawar’s old empire piece by piece

NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s family has presided over a vast network of local elites for decades, creating a political equivalent of the gilded age.

BJP clips Nitin Gadkari’s wings in Maharashtra, keeps him on fringes of poll campaign 

Of the 49 rallies Nitin Gadkari has addressed this poll season in Maharashtra, only one has been outside his home turf Vidarbha.

BJP candidates around Mumbai’s Aarey Colony say tree felling not a poll issue for voters

Sitting BJP MLAs and candidates say, on the campaign trail, voters have barely mentioned the cutting of trees for a Metro car shed at Aarey Colony.

How Fadnavis went from being a promising MLA in 2009 to face of Maharashtra BJP in 2019

From a municipal councillor in Nagpur to the undisputed leader of the BJP in Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis has seen a phenomenal rise.

Why this BJP veteran who helped build party in Mumbai was dropped from Fadnavis cabinet

Six-time MLA Prakash Mehta, face of Mumbai's Gujarati community, was one of the few experienced faces in the Maharashtra government.

BJP wants ally on board, Shiv Sena says it’s in wait and watch mode

BJP and Shiv Sena leaders interpreted the meeting between Amit Shah and Uddhav Thackeray differently — BJP described it as “positive” but Sena struck a cautious note.

Shiv Sena is mum but some in BJP claim Amit Shah-Uddhav Thackeray meeting was positive

Most of the discussion was solely between Uddhav Thackeray and Shah and they are likely to meet again in the coming months.

RSS mouthpiece advises BJP-led NDA to keep its flock together

The Sangh view coincides with BJP chief Amit Shah's scheduled meeting with Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai Wednesday.

The gloves are off: Bitter allies BJP-Shiv Sena get set for slugfest in Palghar bypoll

Days before the bypoll, late BJP MP Wanga’s family joined the Sena, and his son was given a ticket. The BJP has accused the Sena of going behind its back.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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