Saturday, 20 August, 2022
TopicCM Uddhav Thackeray

Topic: CM Uddhav Thackeray

Eknath Shinde camp writes to Election Commission, asks to be recognised as the real Shiv Sena

Move comes a day after the group dissolved the Shiv Sena’s national executive and made new appointments, with Maharashtra CM Shinde as the chief leader.

Why Uddhav’s XI could be all out in floor ‘Test’ & where experiments with truth can land you

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

Uddhav calling, but rebels’ line is busy & how Sena’s top tiger was blindsided by ex-confidant

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

Sinking Sena’s twin strategy — offer to leave MVA, ‘threaten’ to disqualify rebel MLAs

What Thackeray govt appears to be aiming for is to either browbeat rebels into submission to save the govt, or ensure dissolution of assembly. Meanwhile, BJP is on wait-and-watch mode.

‘Aloof, distant, distrustful’ — why Uddhav Thackeray couldn’t hold Sena MLAs together

Rebel Shiv Sena camp claims MLAs could never meet the CM and had to go 'through some people who were close to Uddhav'. They have also alleged 'stepmotherly treatment' in MVA.

Hours after saying he was ‘ready to resign’, Uddhav Thackeray moves out of CM’s bungalow

At least 30 Shiv Sena MLAs, led by the state's urban development minister Eknath Shinde, are camping in Guwahati in a bid to topple the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra.

Uddhav Thackeray tests positive for Covid, says Kamal Nath, ‘unable to talk coalition crisis’

Congress leader Kamal Nath is in the state to hold talks with Thackeray and another partner, the Nationalist Congress Party, to gauge the rebellion in the coalition.

Aarti on Sarayu banks & Ayodhya show of strength — How Sena plans to show ‘Aaditya has arrived’

Aaditya’s solo trip to Ayodhya Wednesday is significant since it marks a coming-of-age moment for the young Thackeray beginning to step out from the shadow of his father Uddhav.

‘Won’t ignore your games like my gullible father did’ –– Uddhav Thackeray warns BJP

Speaking during an event organised by Marathi daily 'Loksatta', Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray accused the BJP of deceiving Bal Thackeray when the two parties were still partners.

Viral photo of Muslims offering namaz in Mumbai resurface amid Azaan, Hanuman Chalisa flare-up

Maharashtra has been alert ever since politician Raj Thackeray made a call to ban the use of loudspeakers for Azaan, an Islamic call to prayer.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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