Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicMaharashtra government formation

Topic: Maharashtra government formation

BJP President JP Nadda calls Maharashtra government ‘unnatural and unrealistic’

Addressing the state BJP convention at Nerul in Navi Mumbai township, Nadda said the party needs to be ready to go solo in future elections.

Congress leader Nana Patole elected as Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly

A four-time MLA, Nana Patole was elected unopposed after BJP candidate Kisan Kathore withdrew his nomination.

How Pakistan caught and hanged a Brigadier ‘leaking military secrets to CIA’

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

NCP yet to decide name for deputy CM’s post, even as Congress makes a pitch too

As per the power-sharing formula of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government, the post of deputy chief minister goes to NCP, while Congress gets the Assembly Speaker's post.

Ajit Pawar denies speculation that Congress will get deputy CM post, insists it’ll be NCP

Ajit Pawar reiterated that under the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance formula, the Congress is set to get the Speaker's post.

Uddhav Thackeray formally takes charge as Maharashtra CM, could face floor test Saturday

Uddhav Thackeray paid tribute to the portrait of Chhatrapati Shivaji in the Mantralaya building before entering the 6th floor office of the CM after 2pm.

SC dismisses plea to scrap post-poll alliance in Maharashtra — ‘not court’s domain’

Petitioner All India Hindu Mahasabha wanted SC to declare Sena-NCP-Congress alliance void & unconstitutional for breaching 'people's mandate'.

‘Secular’ Congress & NCP prevail over Sena for their alliance pact high on minority focus

Congress-NCP-Sena Maha Vikas Aghadi, which assumed office in Maharashtra Thursday with Uddhav Thackeray as CM, has released its common minimum programme.

Amar Prem became Kati Patang — Uddhav Thackeray after Sena-BJP alliance collapsed in 2014

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who will be sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister Thursday, had torn into the BJP after their alliance collapsed in 2014.

Maharashtra crisis should push Supreme Court to upgrade 1994 Bommai judgment guidelines

Nine Supreme Court judges had in 1994 settled ways to establish if a CM has majority in House or not. Last week, the court was raising concern over horse-trading.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.