Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: MVA

In 1st poll battle since MVA govt fell, Congress & NCP back Uddhav’s candidate for Andheri East

Death of Shiv Sena MLA Ramesh Latke necessitated the by-election. Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction is fielding Latke’s wife Rutuja, BJP fielding ex BMC corporator Murji Patel.

Was ready to leave MVA & join hands with BJP in last attempt to convince rebels, says Uddhav

In second part of Saamana interview, Sena chief says he would have teamed up with BJP after getting clarity on 3 points, including ‘misuse’ of central agencies against Shivsainiks.

‘Naradmuni, Shukracharya’ — 1 in 3 Shiv Sena rebels blames Sanjay Raut for split

At least 13 of 39 MLAs who supported Shinde have held the Rajya Sabha MP responsible for their departure from Shiv Sena & the 'failed talks' between Uddhav Thackeray and the new CM.

Shinde govt scores big win in Maharashtra assembly as BJP MLA Rahul Narvekar is elected Speaker

Narvekar, the candidate of the BJP and the Shinde-led rebel Shiv Sena camp, secured 164 votes, defeating Rajan Salvi, fielded jointly by the Uddhav-led Sena, the NCP and Congress.

What next for MVA as Uddhav govt falls? Struggle for survival, fresh strategy for BMC polls

Congress & Shiv Sena leaders say MVA will stay intact but NCP chief Sharad Pawar deflected questions in this regard Thursday, saying decision didn’t need to be made in a hurry.  

‘Sena compromised fundamental ideology’ —what Hindu Right press wrote on Maharashtra crisis

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few weeks.

SC refuses to interfere with governor-ordered floor test in Maharashtra, Uddhav resigns

The decision came after Sena leader Sunil Prabhu asked for an urgent hearing to stop the floor test Thursday. The court said it would continue hearing the petition on merit.

Jailed NCP leaders Malik, Deshmukh move SC for participation in Maha floor test

New Delhi: Jailed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking permission to participate in...

Rebels have to ‘answer whether betrayal is okay’, says Aaditya Thackeray, pass ‘morality test’

Maharashtra minister & CM Uddhav Thackeray's son was talking to ThePrint a day before Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari Wednesday ordered a trust vote for MVA govt to prove its majority.

ED summons Sanjay Raut in ‘money laundering’ case linked to Mumbai chawl, MP alleges conspiracy

Case pertains to alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs 1,034 crore in redevelopment project. ED earlier provisionally attached assets worth Rs 11.15 crore owned by Raut, his wife and family friends.

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.


File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.