Monday, 5 December, 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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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.