Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: Maharashta

BJP vs BJP Maharashtra-Karnataka border row has its roots in Sena vs Sena feud. Here’s how

Lately, Eknath Shinde has made several decisions re-igniting the row. But leaders from both Sena factions assert this is his bid to stake claim to Bal Thackeray’s legacy.

No ‘bow and arrow’, Shiv Sena armed with ‘Brand Thackeray and sympathy’ for 3 November by-poll

Uddhav loyalists feel they can win the Andheri East assembly by-poll even without the party symbol; to pick an alternative Sunday.

In 1st poll battle since MVA govt fell, Congress & NCP back Uddhav’s candidate for Andheri East

Death of Shiv Sena MLA Ramesh Latke necessitated the by-election. Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction is fielding Latke’s wife Rutuja, BJP fielding ex BMC corporator Murji Patel.

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.

Collateral damage for Shinde as BJP eyes its Lok Sabha seats? No, says Sena rebel faction

NCP stronghold Baramati & Shrikant Shinde's seat Kalyan among 16 targeted seats in Maharashtra. Both BJP & Shinde faction say the two allies stand united & will contest together.

Ahead of BMC polls, BJP Mumbai woos the ‘Marathi manoos’ with grand Ganpati celebrations

Highlighting the lack of large-scale festivities in the past 2 years, BJP has launched buses, a train for those travelling home for the festival & organised a contest for best pandal.

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.

It is an ‘ED’ govt in Maharashtra – the Eknath-Devendra govt, says Fadnavis after trust vote

The new alliance of the BJP and the breakaway Shiv Sena faction proved its majority in the assembly on Monday and is set to rule till October 2024.

Sworn in as chief minister, Eknath Shinde receives grand welcome from rebel MLAs in Goa

The MLAs had danced in the lobby of the hotel Thursday the moment they heard Shinde was going to be the next CM.

Maharashtra cabinet approves name change for Aurangabad and Osmanabad districts

The districts have been renamed as Sambhajinagar and Dharashiv. The change comes amid Uddhav Thackeray-led govt battling infighting within the Shiv Sena.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.