Thursday, 7 July, 2022
TopicNarayan Rane

Topic: Narayan Rane

‘4 floors too many’: Problems BMC has with Union minister Narayan Rane’s Juhu bungalow

Union minister denies all allegations, says he broke no rules & in turn alleges violations during the construction of Matoshree-2, the Thackerays’ new bungalow in Bandra

Congress vidhwa, napunsak, lucha-lafanga — Political attacks are now all about the personal

BJP leader Narayan Rane’s slap remarks is the latest unsavoury comment by a politician. But he is not alone — over the past 30 years, political discourse has taken a turn for the worse.

I am more than a match for everyone, Narayan Rane says. Data tells a different story

Narayan Rane started his political career with Shiv Sena in 1970s, quit the party in 2005, and joined Congress, before eventually entering BJP. He was once known as a Konkan strongman. 

Not afraid of anyone, my words were expression of anger against Thackeray: Narayan Rane

Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Rane claimed that Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray had used unpalatable words while referring to Union home minister Amit Shah and UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Wont take any ‘coercive action’ against Narayan Rane over his remarks, Maharashtra govt to HC

The govt's assurance came a day after the BJP leader was arrested in a case registered against him over the same remarks and a local court granted him bail late at night.

Narayan Rane’s arrest justified but custodial interrogation not needed, Maharashtra court says

Rane was granted bail after being arrested Tuesday following his remarks that he would have slapped Uddhav Thackeray. He claimed the CM didn't know the year of India's independence.

A history of Uddhav Thackeray-Narayan Rane enmity — from ‘kombdi chor’ to ‘ghar kombda’

Union minister Narayan Rane was arrested Tuesday after day-long protests by Shiv Sena workers against his comment on 'slapping' CM Uddhav Thackeray.

Narayan Rane’s arrest smacks of political vendetta. Thackeray must be a CM, not Shiv Sainik

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Shiv Sena, BJP activists clash near Narayan Rane’s house over his remarks on Maharashtra CM

Nashik police Tuesday issued orders for Rane's arrest over remarks on 'slapping' Uddhav Thackeray, which had sparked row resulting in stone-pelting between the BJP and Sena workers.

Would’ve slapped Uddhav Thackeray, says Narayan Rane, draws sharp reactions from Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena workers put posters in Mumbai and other places calling the BJP leader Rane a 'chicken stealer', referring to a poultry shop he ran in the past.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni sporting an Army insignia on his glove during the India-South Africa

MS Dhoni is the rainbow of Indian cricket, a cult figure who inspires youth across nation

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s honest self-assessment always put the interests of Indian cricket ahead of any desire to build a ‘legacy’ for himself.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Nepali Gorkhas to be recruited in Indian Army through Agnipath scheme, here is how

Similar to terms for Indian soldiers, the Nepalis would be inducted for 4 years, after which only 25 per cent would be retained.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.