Sunday, 26 June, 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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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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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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