Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicMaharashtra Politics

Topic: Maharashtra Politics

Haji Mastan, Gawli to Riyaz Bhati, Maharashtra politics has been linked to underworld for 30 yrs

Many politicians were accused of links — from Indira Gandhi meeting Haji Mastan & Karim Lala, to Bal Thackeray backing Arun Gawli, and various charges against Sharad Pawar.

Off The Cuff with Nitin Gadkari

In conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari said India’s road infrastructure will be comparable to the...

Making an ideological compromise: How Maharashtra’s Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP govt can survive 

Shiv Sena’s Hindutva politics is different from NCP’s commitment to secularism. “Too many cooks spoil the broth” is what describes the Maharashtra government.

Aaditya Thackeray gets away with things that Rahul Gandhi can’t

Driving his BMW, wearing a bracelet studded with 555 diamonds and chilling with Bollywood actors – Shiv Sena’s Aaditya Thackeray is an unapologetic politician.

The gloves are off: Bitter allies BJP-Shiv Sena get set for slugfest in Palghar bypoll

Days before the bypoll, late BJP MP Wanga’s family joined the Sena, and his son was given a ticket. The BJP has accused the Sena of going behind its back.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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