Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicMaharashtra government

Topic: Maharashtra government

After Congress-NCP truce, Maharashtra could see stronger opposition in budget session

The estranged allies have decided to work out their differences in a bid to combat the BJP, and the first test will be on the floor of the state legislature.

Safety nets put up at Mumbai’s Mantralaya after farmers attempt suicide, govt under fire

The BJP govt has failed to effectively tackle the farm crisis. Putting up safety nets seems just another way to protect itself, rather than the farmers.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley finally sees value in blockchain. Here’s what he should also know

In his Budget speech the Finance Minister has said he sees value in blockchain. But there's a lot that most people don't know about blockchain.

Hindutva advocates accused of Bhima-Koregaon violence play ‘we love Dalits’ card

Sambhaji Bhide is a religious leader with all-party support, while Milind Ekbote is an ex-BJP corporator who grabs headlines for pushing a Hindutva agenda.

Not just Elphinstone, Army was to build another bridge 6 km away, but nothing moved

The Bombay HC directed the state to seek the Army’s help in building a bridge near Sandhurst Road station, but it’s stuck in red tape and litigation.

Fadnavis’s BJP govt has failed to live up to Maharashtra’s mandate: Prithviraj Chavan

Congress leader and former CM says Fadnavis is running a ‘one-man show’, but his government hasn’t delivered on infrastructure or the BJP’s other promises.

On Camera

YourTurn

Protecting pilots’ mental health will keep us all safer.Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America

Mental health of pilots under scanner after plane crash in China

An anonymous survey of 1,848 pilots in 2015 found 12.6% suffered from depression while 4.1% experienced suicidal thoughts.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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