Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicKirit Somaiya

Topic: Kirit Somaiya

Why ex-BJP MP Kirit Somaiya is in trouble over his campaign to save aircraft carrier INS Vikrant

Mumbai Police have filed charges against former MP & his son, who are accused of misappropriating funds they collected in 2013 campaign to save INS Vikrant from scrapping.

Sanjay Raut’s ‘fraud link’ claims latest chapter in constant Kirit Somaiya-vs-Shiv Sena battle

War of words between Somaiya & Shiv Sena started before 2017 BMC polls, which Shiv Sena & BJP, though allies in state govt, fought separately. Last 2 days saw more allegations from both sides.

BJP beats Uddhav govt with law & order stick again, for stopping Kirit Somaiya’s Kolhapur visit

Former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya has accused Maharashtra minister Hassan Mushrif of graft, and was going to Kolhapur to register a complaint when police stopped him.

Get tip-off, file RTI, tell Centre: How BJP’s targeting Sena leaders on Konkan landholdings

Allegations by BJP began in November last year with an attack on CM Uddhav Thackeray and Shiv Sena leader Ravindra Waikar over land purchased in an Alibaug village.

Nadella’s Twitter storm, Kirit Somaiya’s possible world record & Naravane’s (w)arm welcome

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

The Mumbai MP who could stand between a possible Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra

BJP MP Kirit Somaiya is a vehement critic of the Shiv Sena but what has really rattled the Sena rank and file, is his targetting of chief Uddhav Thackeray.

We asked Indian politicians for the best LOL moments of 2017

We asked some politicians to quote their most LOL moment the year. Here are some of the responses.

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Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.