Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicMVA government

Topic: MVA government

Congress ministers targeted Modi as Gujarat CM, Manmohan Singh & I didn’t approve, Pawar says

Speaking at a Loksatta event, Pawar says he was the only Union minister during UPA term to hold conversations with then CM Modi and visited Gujarat at the state govt’s request.

No Maharashtra assembly Speaker poll this session amid fresh ‘tiff’ between MVA govt & governor

The governor is believed to have questioned the constitutionality of electing the assembly Speaker through a voice vote as against a secret ballot after the rules were amended last week.

Maharashtra assembly set to get new Speaker after 10 months, Congress MLA Thopte frontrunner

A section of Congress is once again pushing for senior leader & former CM Prithviraj Chavan, while BJP has announced it will pitch its own candidate.

Sushant Rajput, Aryan Khan, Param Bir Singh — 2 yrs of MVA govt dominated by Centre-state rows

Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress govt led by Uddhav Thackeray completes two years on 28 Nov, a tenure marked by constant ED and CBI probes against its leaders, and its own counterattacks.

In 2 years of MVA, Uddhav-Pawar ties deepen but Sena & NCP cadre not ready to be friends

Over the last 2 years, there have been at least 8 instances where NCP and Sena leaders have publicly clashed over local issues or acrimonious statements made by one party against the other.

BJP beats Uddhav govt with law & order stick again, for stopping Kirit Somaiya’s Kolhapur visit

Former BJP MP Kirit Somaiya has accused Maharashtra minister Hassan Mushrif of graft, and was going to Kolhapur to register a complaint when police stopped him.

Under creaky buildings & rail lines, near the sea — how Mumbai underground Metro is taking shape

Nearly 3 years after the first breakthrough at Terminal 2, 16 more TBMs have finished creating almost 53 km of tunnels under Mumbai for the underground Colaba-Bandra-Seepz route.

Why Uddhav govt wants assembly Speaker election with open vote not secret ballot

The speaker's post in Maharashtra has been vacant ever since Nana Patole resigned in February. Congress wants to fill it soon but NCP & Shiv Sena wish to wait for stable moment.

MVA govt stable, no truth in opposition’s propaganda of threat to alliance, says Sanjay Raut

Raut said the meeting between NCP's Sharad Pawar and CM Uddhav Thackeray Thursday was to discuss 'prevailing political situation' and there were no differences between them.

Trust Shiv Sena, MVA will complete full term & fight future polls too, says NCP’s Sharad Pawar

Speaking at NCP's Foundation Day, party president Sharad Pawar said history shows Shiv Sena can be trusted, added that being part of MVA gave rise to new rung of leadership in NCP.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


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.