Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicMaha Vikas Aghadi

Topic: Maha Vikas Aghadi

Sushil Modi’s ‘BJP breaking Sena’ remark likely to cause storm in Maharashtra monsoon session

Thackeray-led Sena MLAs and MLCs plan to target on how the BJP is holding the reins to the government despite Shinde becoming the CM and take up the Aarey Metro car shed issue.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.

If you listened to me, there would have been no MVA govt with Congress, NCP: Thackeray to BJP

Uddhav Thackeray had broken the three-decade alliance with BJP in 2019 after it rejected his demand that the CM’s chair be shared.

Eknath Shinde to take oath as CM in 2 hours, Fadnavis will ‘support govt but stay out of it’

Eknath Shinde, who rebelled from the Shiv Sena earlier this month and was camping in Guwahati for nine days before arriving in Goa, returned to Mumbai Thursday afternoon.

Rebel Shiv Sena ministers likely to lose portfolios, hints Maha Vikas Aghadi government

Axe likely to fall on senior ministers Eknath Shinde, Gulabrao Patil, Dada Bhuse and MoSs Sambhuraje Desai and Abdul Sattar. Shiv Sena claims 20 rebel MLAs in touch with party

‘Sena is everything for Marathi manoos’ — Mumbai Sainiks say they’ll stand by Thackerays

On Thursday, a day after Uddhav Thackeray's address, scores of party workers gathered at the Shiv Sena Bhavan to show their support for the CM, the son of party founder Bal Thackeray.

‘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.

‘Sena will rise again’ — Sanjay Raut blames rebellion on BJP’s ‘use of ED & CBI’ against rivals

Raut's remarks came as two MLAs — along with senior leader Deepak Kesarkar — reached Guwahati Thursday morning despite Uddhav’s emotional appeal Wednesday evening.

Will quit as CM if you want but tell me directly, defiant Uddhav tells rebel Shiv Sena MLAs

Hours after rebel MLAs pass resolution proclaiming Eknath Shinde as the leader of Sena’s legislative party, Uddhav Thackeray seeks to portray himself as a leader betrayed.

Political talk kept at bay as Modi & Uddhav mark rare joint attendance at Mumbai events

At the events, which come amid tense ties between BJP & Shiv Sena, CM Thackeray dwelt on his 'love for Gujarati', while PM Modi hailed Maharashtra for 'inspiring the country in many ways'.

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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

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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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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