Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicMaharashtra assembly elections

Topic: Maharashtra assembly elections

This is what will happen if no one forms govt in Maharashtra today

Differences between BJP & Shiv Sena over CM post have stalled govt formation in Maharashtra for 2 weeks now. Term of current assembly expires tomorrow.

Shiv Sena doesn’t want to end alliance with BJP, says Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray chaired a meeting of Shiv Sena's MLAs at his residence where he said that the party only wants the implementation of conditions agreed upon by the BJP before Lok Sabha polls.

Uddhav Thackeray will take final decision, say Shiv Sena MLAs on Maharashtra govt formation

The Shiv Sena and BJP are locked in a tussle over the issue of the chief minister's post, resulting in a stalemate in forming the govt in Maharashtra.

Don’t link RSS to Maharashtra govt formation, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Devendra Fadnavis will form the govt in Maharashtra since the BJP and Shiv Sena had the people's mandate.

Amit Shah ‘arrogance’ delaying Maharashtra govt formation — Sena leader asks RSS to step in

Shiv Sena leader Kishore Tiwari, who was with BJP until September, has asked RSS to take its job seriously & mediate in Sena-BJP tussle in Maharashtra.

Need to form govt in Maharashtra soon: Fadnavis tells Shah as BJP-Sena tussle continues

More than a fortnight since winning the Maharashtra assembly poll, the BJP remains locked in a stalemate with ally Shiv Sena over the chief minister's post.

Not just padyatras, take up people’s issues — Congress plans for mass mobilisation

At meeting with Sonia Gandhi, leaders say Congress must take up issues such as Sonbhadra massacre, shutdown of factories in Rae Bareli in a language people understand.

Discussions with BJP will only be over CM’s post, says Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut

Raut's remarks come after BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar's comments that Maharashtra may head for President's rule if the new government is not in place by 7 November.

BJP picks Narendra Tomar & Avinash Khanna as central observers for Maharashtra MLAs’ meet

Amid ally Shiv Sena's demand for CM's post to be rotated, the BJP has picked Union minister Tomar and party vice-president Khanna to observe MLAs' meet.

BJP to lead Maharashtra govt, no decision on giving CM’s chair to Sena: Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance won absolute majority in the Maharashtra assembly polls, with 105 and 56 seats, respectively.

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Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

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.