Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicMaharashtra assembly elections

Topic: Maharashtra assembly elections

68% of Mumbai’s citizens say quality of life has improved under BJP-Shiv Sena govt

A survey by NGO Praja Foundation says there is an 8% rise in people’s perceived quality of life between 2014 and 2019. MLAs’ performance has also improved.

Maharashtra Congress ready with ‘Pol Khol Yatra’ to counter BJP rally, but dissent brews

The Maharashtra Congress will begin its rally on 26 August amid discord among senior leaders for not being taken into confidence about the yatra.

Fadnavis gets poll makeover as caring brother — BJP wants 21 lakh women to send him rakhis

Maharashtra BJP Mahila Morcha has launched ‘Shakti Samman Mahotsav’ to reach out to as many women as possible ahead of the assembly elections.

The never-ending political saga in Karnataka & Aditya Thackeray’s ‘marathon padyatra’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Now, Raj Thackeray plans anti-BJP front with help from Kejriwal, Mamata, Stalin, Akhilesh

MNS chief Raj Thackeray recently met Sonia Gandhi, but Maharashtra Congress leaders opposed to joining hands ahead of state assembly polls.

The Maha crater

Amid the assembly elections there, Maharashtra is bedeviled by lousy governance, making what should be the richest state in India one of the poorest in its political hinterland.

On Camera

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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