Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: Mahrashtra

In Shiv Sena’s battle of Dussehra rallies, Shinde pulls weight of extended Thackeray parivar

Shinde faction held its rally at Bandra Kurla Complex grounds around the same time as Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray’s traditional event at Dadar’s landmark Shivaji Park.

J&K to Kerala, Gujarat, Bengal — Journalists across India face police action, even for tweets

Here's a list of journalists across 18 states and UTs who have either been arrested or have been booked under several sections of the IPC since March.

Koshyari not first, governors accused of toeing party line and taken to courts in past too

With the row over Maharashtra govt formation deepening, here is a list of instances when governors were censured for not acting 'independently'.

‘Blood on the bedsheet a must’: How this Indian tribe keeps horrific virginity test alive

At the behest of community elders, the Kanjarbhat tribe still practices ‘gun’. But now, community youth have taken up cudgels to bring about a change.

Row over switching judges in Bombay HC is a result of how cases can be moved

The Maharashtra government was at the centre of a controversy when it sought a case be moved from one judge and the chief justice granted it.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.