Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicMaharashtra govt formation

Topic: Maharashtra govt formation

Maharashtra govt allots portfolios, home ministry goes to Sena, NCP gets finance

Congress, the third party in the Maharashtra coalition govt, was given revenue, energy, education, PWD, textiles, women and child welfare ministries.

Maharashtra coalition politics holds up portfolio allocation. Uddhav begins on a wrong note

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Bastion lost & party not in power, BJP’s Pankaja Munde hints at major political declaration

In Facebook post, Munde, who lost her Parli seat in the Maharashtra polls, has sought ‘me time’ till 12 December, her later father Gopinath Munde’s birth date.

BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis named Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray greeted former CM Fadnavis, after speaker Nana Patole made the announcement.

Amar Ujala on Thackeray sarkaar and Dainik Bhaskar on religion extremism

A round up of the Hindi newspapers opinion pages to reflect the viewpoint from the heartland on topical issues.

‘Chanakya’ Sharad Pawar, BJP ‘reprimands’ Pragya Thakur & the state of democracy

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

BJP subverting democracy in Maharashtra & sabotaging three-party alliance: Sonia Gandhi

At a party meet, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said the Maharashtra governor acted in an unprecedented manner on the instructions of PM and home minister.

Swapan Dasgupta says Maha ‘drama’ not over & Jaimini Bhagwati wants an end to reservations

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Koshyari, the lacklustre politician who spiced up Maharashtra politics as governor

Koshyari served as Uttarakhand CM for four months and an MP for 11 years, but the governorship was his ‘reward’ for never getting his due.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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.