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File photo of Maharashtra governor B.S. Koshyari | PTI

How Mumbai Raj Bhavan has become centre of political activity amid Maharashtra Covid crisis

Civil servants give inputs on Covid situation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, while BJP leaders have approached him with complaints about govt’s 'failure' to deal with crisis.
Sharad Pawar addresses the media in New Delhi

Sharad Pawar has taken lead role in Maharashtra Covid crisis, and Shiv Sena doesn’t mind

Senior Shiv Sena leaders say they don't see Pawar’s role as interference, adding that his experience is valuable.
Uddhav Thackeray addresses media

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray announces Rs 1 crore for construction of Ram Temple

In its mouthpiece Saamana, Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena states that the govt may be backed by anyone, but there is no change in its ideology.
Sharad Pawar addresses the media in New Delhi

Sharad Pawar now eyes Mumbai — NCP to launch mega mission today to win 2022 civic polls

Sharad Pawar's NCP has only 9 seats in cash-rich BMC. It will try to reach an understanding with MVA allies Sena & Congress, but could also go it alone on all 227 seats.

‘Shakti’ not ‘sakhti’ — Uddhav says as Maharashtra gears to make Marathi must in schools

Maha Vikas Aghadi govt is set to pass legislation today that will make teaching Marathi mandatory for all boards from 2020-21 academic year. 
File image of NCP chief Sharad Pawar (right) and Maharashtra minority affairs minister Nawab Malik | Photo: ANI

NCP-led Maharashtra home dept to set up SIT probe parallel to NIA’s in Elgar Parishad case

At a meeting called by Sharad Pawar, NCP ministers decide that the SIT probe will run alongside the NIA investigation ordered by CM Uddhav Thackeray.
Sharad Pawar addresses the media in New Delhi

Sharad Pawar opposed NIA takeover of Bhima-Koregaon case but ‘handover was his idea’

The Elgar Parishad-Bhima-Koregaon case pertains to caste riots that rocked some parts of Maharashtra just as 2018 dawned. 
File photo Aaditya Thackeray | Facebook

In times of BJP & CAA, Aaditya Thackeray must do more than save trees, plogging, 24×7 Mumbai

When Shiv Sena left BJP, Aaditya Thackeray found freedom to follow his own agenda. With 24X7 nightlife for Mumbai, the Thackeray scion’s party has only just begun.
Author Jai Bhagwan Goyal at the launch of his book, Aaj Ke Shivaji — Narendra Modi, at the Delhi BJP office Saturday.

Modi the new Shivaji? BJP member’s PM tribute angers Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP

Jai Bhagwan Goyal is a BJP leader and former Shiv Sena member who has penned a controversial book comparing PM Modi with 17th-century Maratha ruler Shivaji.
NCP-Shiv Sena-Congress alliance members

Making an ideological compromise: How Maharashtra’s Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP govt can survive 

Shiv Sena’s Hindutva politics is different from NCP’s commitment to secularism. “Too many cooks spoil the broth” is what describes the Maharashtra government.

On Camera

Floodwater gushes through a street following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad, Wednesday, 14 October, 2020.| PTI

Pollute oceans and it’ll come back at us like it did in Andhra, Telangana: Manpreet Badal

We don't seem to have learnt the lesson from cyclones Ockhi and Amphan and continue to dump toxic wastes in the Indian Ocean. Our punishment this time could be severe.

Kotak Mahindra Bank is exploring taking over IndusInd Bank

IndusInd, however, denied any sale talks, calling it a rumour. It said the bank’s founders reiterate their full support 'now and always'.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.