Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicEknath Shinde

Topic: Eknath Shinde

Legacy vs Loyalty — Uddhav & Shinde to battle for ‘real’ Shiv Sena at separate Dussehra rallies

With the BMC polls approaching and the tussle between the two factions led by Uddhav Thackeray and CM Eknath Shinde intensifying, a show of strength is expected from both sides.

Shinde govt revives delayed Dharavi revamp, but fed-up residents want to rebuild own societies

Residents want to self-develop individual societies instead of cluster development of slum as a whole. Govt's invited fresh bids but residents say plan gets revived only before polls.

Maharashtra revives ‘much-delayed’ Dharavi revamp project, starts process for calling tenders

The Slum Rehabilitation Authority floated global tenders to hire a bid process management consultant, who will evaluate the tenders received for revival of the project.

‘Balasaheb’s shadow’ for 30 years, why Thapa’s backing is good optics for Eknath Shinde

Champa Singh Thapa, Bal Thackeray's long-time personal attendant who was seen as ‘part of Sena family’, joined Shinde faction Monday with another former Thackeray aide, Moreshwar Raje.

Uddhav Thackeray or Eknath Shinde—SC allows EC to decide which faction is the ‘real’ Shiv Sena

Election Commission will now also look at the issue of allotment of Shiv Sena's traditional bow and arrow symbol of the party.

Forest clearance, prime BKC plot in bag, Shinde govt clearing minor roadblocks for bullet train

Within 2 months of coming to power, Shinde govt gave forest clearance, signed shareholder agreement & handed over prime Bandra Kurla Complex plot for Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project.

Why HP’s Cong chief Pratibha Singh is unhappy with Rahul and Priyanka

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Shiv Sena (Thackeray) revives nativist roots to counter CM Shinde’s claim to party legacy

Party leader Aaditya Thackeray on Wednesday said the present government was economically isolating Maharashtra by taking away jobs from its ‘bhumiputras’.

Meet Shinde’s doppelganger. He poses for pics, hears people’s problems & is now in the dock

When Eknath Shinde became Maharashtra CM, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha member Vijay Mane became famous overnight. But his looks have now led to FIR & claims that he 'hurt CM's image'.

Vedanta-Foxconn was ready to sign deal but minister busy with politics, says Aaditya Thackeray

As the Shinde-Fadnavis govt and MVA blame each other over the lost 1.5 lakh cr project. Aaditya says that the deal was almost finalised when the government fell in June. 

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

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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