Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicMaharashtra assembly elections

Topic: Maharashtra assembly elections

In fresh twist to Maharashtra CEO row, state says BJP man’s firm wasn’t given poll contract

Maharashtra govt is looking into allegations that a voter awareness campaign assigned to Signpost India was actually executed by BJP youth wing member’s company.

Four reasons why BJP is losing to Congress and regional parties in assembly elections

Narendra Modi and Amit Shah by far remain the best election team any political party can hope for, but voting patterns have changed in India.

Uddhav Thackeray says Sharad Pawar taught him how to form govt with few MLAs

Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray formed the government in Maharashtra after the BJP, which was the single largest party, failed to cobble up a majority.

If BJP leaders could speak like Rahul Bajaj, this is what they would tell Modi & Amit Shah

Now that Amit Shah has clarified no one needs to fear, some BJP leaders may gather enough courage one day to break what they call “monologues” at BJP meetings.

Congress-NCP- Sena plea in Supreme Court, say Governor acted as a ‘pawn’ in BJP’s hands

A bench of justices N V Ramana, Ashok Bhushan and Sanjiv Khanna will hear the plea at 11:30 am Sunday.

Cabinet clears President’s Rule in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena moves SC against Governor

The Governor's move to recommend President's Rule is believed to have come after NCP wrote to him asking for more time to secure its numbers.

No point continuing alliance with BJP if it won’t keep its promise: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said the BJP 'insulted' people's mandate by not abiding to the agreed upon 50:50 formula.

Sena MP Arvind Sawant quits Modi cabinet as party steps up efforts to form Maharashtra govt

Arvind Sawant, who holds heavy industries & public enterprises portfolio, said the BJP had broken the Shiv Sena's trust.

Thackeray refutes Fadnavis’ claim on CM’s post, says BJP trying to portray him as a liar

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said he was hurt by the BJP making him out to be a liar, and said the deal over Maharashtra CM's post was made in Amit Shah's presence.

Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, says there was no agreement with Sena over CM’s post

Devendra Fadnavis blamed ally Shiv Sena for the impasse over government formation in Maharashtra, and attacked their “policy” of not talking to the BJP.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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