Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicCongress-NCP-Shiv Sena

Topic: Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena

In 1st poll battle since MVA govt fell, Congress & NCP back Uddhav’s candidate for Andheri East

Death of Shiv Sena MLA Ramesh Latke necessitated the by-election. Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction is fielding Latke’s wife Rutuja, BJP fielding ex BMC corporator Murji Patel.

What next for MVA as Uddhav govt falls? Struggle for survival, fresh strategy for BMC polls

Congress & Shiv Sena leaders say MVA will stay intact but NCP chief Sharad Pawar deflected questions in this regard Thursday, saying decision didn’t need to be made in a hurry.  

Devendra Fadnavis and Eknath Shinde have a common enemy but different priorities

Only a die-hard optimist will believe Uddhav Thackeray could survive this storm. But rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde isn’t getting an easy pass either.

‘Tera ghamand… pagle,’ Shiv Sena corporator taunts party MP Sanjay Raut after rift

New Delhi: A Shiv Sena corporator is blaming the rift in the party – fuelled by minister and senior leader Eknath Shinde’s disenchantment –...

‘Difficult to work with NCP & Congress ministers’, say displeased Shiv Sena MLAs

Maharashtra minister Sandipan Bhumare expresses grievance against alliance partners. Meanwhile, another MLA Sanjay Shirsath shares they have support of other independent MLAs too.

How Sharad Pawar, Modi’s friend and foe, has emerged as MVA’s chief contact with Centre

Pawar played a similar role before, as UPA govt's interlocutor with then-CM Modi. Lines of communication have always remained open despite changing political circumstances.

Conspiracy or communication gap? Attack on Pawar’s home raises difficult questions for NCP

Mumbai Police have arrested 109 workers of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation who were allegedly part of mob at Silver Oak, and lawyer representing its striking workers.

Sushant Rajput, Aryan Khan, Param Bir Singh — 2 yrs of MVA govt dominated by Centre-state rows

Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress govt led by Uddhav Thackeray completes two years on 28 Nov, a tenure marked by constant ED and CBI probes against its leaders, and its own counterattacks.

Why BJP, Congress, Sena & NCP are all agreed over delaying local polls in Maharashtra 

The unanimity among parties to push back polls comes amid impending elections to 10 municipal corporations, including in Mumbai, Pune, Thane, Nashik and Nagpur, in February-March 2022.

Uddhav govt, battling Covid & minister resignations, faces another test: Its first bypoll

Voting for the Pandharpur-Mangalwedha bypoll is Saturday, and is the first assembly seat election after the 2019 state polls, which propelled the Maha Vikas Aghadi government to power.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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