Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicMaharashtra elections

Topic: Maharashtra elections

Drawing blanks in 5 bypolls in 4 states, BJP concerned over Bihar defeat, momentum in Bengal

Congress won Assembly seats in Chhattisgarh & Maharashtra, RJD won in Bihar — where BJP is part of ruling coalition — and TMC in Bengal. TMC also won Asansol Lok Sabha seat.

As MVA sweeps Maharashtra MLC polls, here’s a look at how those elections take place

While there is Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha at the central government level, there is the Vidhan Sabha or legislative assembly and Vidhan Parishad or legislative council in states.

First it was EVM ‘khel’ & now it’s this game: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Maha govt

Everyone knows what Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj did when betrayed and attacked from behind," Thackeray told reporters Saturday. "Let them try to break Shiv Sena MLAs, we will not keep quiet," he added.

Maharashtra tussle continues — BJP won’t cede CM chair, Sena says won’t settle without it

BJP and Shiv Sena have been locked in a tug-of-war since results day last week over the exact nature of their coalition government.

Shiv Sena could ‘split and 24 MLAs join BJP’ if Uddhav Thackeray decides not to join govt

The stalemate in Maharashtra where the Shiv Sena wants the CM post from the BJP for two-and-a-half years has angered Sena MLAs who don't want to sit in opposition.

Dainik Jagran says BJP’s results less than expected, Amar Ujala on Ganguly’s second innings

A round-up of the Hindi and Tamil newspapers opinion pages to reflect a North-South viewpoint on topical issues.

Modi-Shah mock Congress for dynastic politics but fielded 28 dynasts in Maharashtra

Nearly 20% of the candidates fielded by BJP in Maharashtra assembly elections are from political families, including CM Devendra Fadnavis.

Exit polls predict BJP will romp home in Haryana & Maharashtra

BJP is expected to win 66 of 90 seats in Haryana, says the ‘Poll of Exit Polls’. In Maharashtra, BJP-Shiv Sena alliance is expected to bag 211 of 288 seats.

Has lack of strong opposition in Maharashtra and Haryana made the elections a no-contest?

As Maharashtra and Haryana go to the polls Monday, the BJP has been campaigning against an almost-absent opposition.

National media has discovered every region of Maharashtra this election, but not Mumbai

Except for the shenanigans of a Sanjay Nirupam or a Milind Deora, Mumbai’s politics has hardly been discussed in the run-up to the elections.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.