Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicChhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Topic: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

A minute’s speech, walkout before national anthem: Fresh row over Maharashtra Governor Koshyari

Bhagat Singh Koshyari left the assembly while BJP legislators were demanding Nawab Malik’s ouster & MVA legislators were shouting slogans hailing Chhatrapati Shivaji.

‘Brahminical spin on history’? Why Governor Koshyari’s remarks on Shivaji’s ‘guru’ sparked a row

MVA parties say governor’s comment that Samarth Ramdas was Chhatrapati Shivaji's guru is an attempt to distort history. Academics say no records to back Koshyari’s statement.

NCP workers in Maharashtra protest against Karnataka CM Bommai amid tensions over Belagavi row

NCP workers also performed milk 'abhishek' on statues of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Maharashtra in protest against alleged desecration of his statue in Bengaluru.

Chhatrapati Shivaji’s ‘Hindavi swarajya’ finest example of good governance, says PM Modi

In a message played at a programme for historian Babasaheb Purandare, Modi said works by Shivaji, such as the use of marine power & watershed management, were still imitable.

Thackeray vs Patil vs Shivaji: Navi Mumbai airport’s 2 yrs away, but fight over name’s begun

The Rs 16,000-cr Navi Mumbai airport is touted to be one of the world’s largest greenfield airports, with two parallel runways. The first phase is likely to be operational by 2023.

Uddhav’s govt is ‘Mughlai’ — BJP hits out at muted Shivaji anniversary as CM defends move

Shiv Sena-BJP battle over Chhatrapati Shivaji’s legacy flares up again after Maharashtra govt issues guidelines to tone down celebrations due to Covid rise.

Yogi Adityanath’s anti-Mughal stand has reasons. Akbar identified himself as a ghazi

Yogi Adityanath’s decision to name a proposed Mughal museum after Shivaji is a step to ensure that the tale of hunt is also written by those who were hunted.

Hindu Samrajya Diwas — why and how RSS is reviving a forgotten chapter of history

RSS celebrates the anniversary of Shivaji’s coronation as ‘Hindu Samrajya Diwas’, a day when his feats are recalled and songs sung in his honour. 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, who championed a ‘Hindavi Swarajya’, wasn’t against Islam

On his 340th death anniversary, a look at Shivaji's relationship with Islam & Muslims while he built a Maratha empire that extended from Pakistan to Tamil Nadu.

Hating ‘Windows’, inflation high up in sky & Sitharaman’s absence from budget meet

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.


Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.