Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicMaharashtra govt formation

Topic: Maharashtra govt formation

Devendra Fadnavis resigns as Maharashtra CM, Shiv Sena’s Uddhav likely to replace him

Fadnavis resigned and said he hoped the Sena-NCP-Congress alliance would be able to provide Maharashtra a stable government.

Maharashtra’s political seesaw, a floating floor test & the common man’s woes

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Why President Kovind can be questioned for Maharashtra twist but not accused of illegality

Many have likened the midnight revocation of President’s Rule to the 1975 Emergency. Constitutional experts also question ‘propriety’ of move, but say it’s legal.

162 Sena-NCP-Congress MLAs gather in Mumbai in show of strength

The MLAs took an oath not to fall prey to any inducements by BJP as NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Maharashtra isn't Goa.

From hotels to airport, Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress take no chances to guard their prized MLAs

CM Devendra Fadnavis and his deputy Ajit Pawar packed in a trip to Mantralaya before throwing themselves into meetings on a manic Monday in Maharashtra.

Irrigation scam cases closed not linked to Ajit Pawar, says Maharashtra ACB official

The ACB's clarification came after Congress claimed Ajit Pawar was 'exonerated' in lieu of his support to BJP in forming state govt.

Pawars’ pow-wow, Sanjay Jha’s Kabir couplet, Raut’s history lesson & what did Amazon say?

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Maharashtra govt crisis: Should there be a fixed deadline for floor tests after swearing-in?

The SC said it will Tuesday announce its order on the petition filed by Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress demanding a floor test in the Maharashtra assembly.

Sonia Gandhi leads Congress protest against Maharashtra govt formation in Parliament

Rahul Gandhi said in the Lok Sabha that democracy had been murdered in Maharashtra.

SC should order urgent floor test in Maharashtra & stamp constitutional propriety on state

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.