Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicDevendra Fadnavis

Topic: Devendra Fadnavis

Big-ticket Mumbai-Nagpur expressway was whose idea? Ex-allies Sena & BJP in fresh credit war

BJP & Shiv Sena have also been battling for credit for two Mumbai metro lines, conceptualised during their coalition govt from 2014-2019. Metro lines inaugurated by CM Thackeray Saturday.

Who gets the credit? MVA, BJP in war of words over inauguration of Mumbai metro lines

Two long-awaited metro lines were partially opened to public Saturday by CM Uddhav Thackeray. But work had started under ex-CM Fadnavis & BJP accuses Sena of stealing credit.

Why Fadnavis, who claimed to have 6.3GB of tapped phone calls, was questioned for ‘data leak’

After Mumbai Police Cyber Cell quizzed him, 'star witness' Fadnavis alleged questions were such as to determine if he could be made an accused or co-accused.

Fadnavis, BJP leaders detained during protest demanding Nawab Malik’s resignation in Mumbai

Fadnavis had claimed in the Maharashtra assembly that Malik had knowingly entered into a transaction related to the land owned by Dawood’ aides

Rodeo rider returns to first love farming: Why Congress’ Pratapsingh Rane won’t fight Goa polls

Pratapsingh Rane, MLA since 1972 and 6-time CM, would have been pitted against daughter-in-law Deviya, BJP candidate from his old seat Poriem, had he chosen to contest.

Tawde promotion, Bawankule nomination is how BJP plans to keep Maharashtra old guard happy

Former Maharashtra ministers Vinod Tawde & Chandrashekhar Bawankule were denied tickets in 2019 assembly polls. Now Tawde is national gen secy, while Bawankule is set to be MLC.

Haji Mastan, Gawli to Riyaz Bhati, Maharashtra politics has been linked to underworld for 30 yrs

Many politicians were accused of links — from Indira Gandhi meeting Haji Mastan & Karim Lala, to Bal Thackeray backing Arun Gawli, and various charges against Sharad Pawar.

‘Bomb vs hydrogen bomb’: Fadnavis links Nawab Malik to underworld, minister says will retaliate

BJP’s Fadnavis alleges NCP minister Nawab Malik bought land for a pittance from a 1993 Mumbai blasts convict and Dawood’s sister’s right-hand man. Malik says purchase was legal.

Nawab Malik now targets BJP, alleges Fadnavis is ‘mastermind’ of Maharashtra drugs racket

Former CM Devendra Fadnavis has refuted all of Malik’s allegations, slamming them as 'fuska fataka' (damp fireworks). He also alleged Malik has 'links with the underworld'.

Modi’s pick of Maharashtra leaders bears Fadnavis stamp, proves former CM’s clout

There had been speculation that Devendra Fadnavis would be included in the Union cabinet, but party members and political observers feel he is too important for the BJP in Maharashtra.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.


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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.