Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicShiv Sena

Topic: Shiv Sena

India is seeing crorepati cult in politics. Bengali bhadralok, Marathi manoos no bar

When did hauls of cash and gold—once seen among ‘dabang’ netas elsewhere—start to appear in Bengal of all places?

Why Uddhav ally Congress is backing Shinde on cancelling MVA govt’s BMC delimitation

As BMC polls loom, Maharashtra govt announces that Mumbai will have 227 wards instead of 236, going back to old ward structure. Congress leader Milind Deora praises move.

Thackerays’ voice, Saamana’s wit, staunch BJP critic — how Sanjay Raut rose to Sena top rung

The former Marathi journalist came to be associated with Sena in 1980s, and was once close to Raj Thackeray. Owing to his meteoric rise, he made many enemies, even within the party.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut sent to 4-day custody in Mumbai chawl redevelopment case

Party chief Uddhav Thackeray said he was proud of Sanjay Raut; ‘jhukega nahin,’ the Sena boss said of his loyalist.

What’s the Patra Chawl redevelopment case that’s got Sena MP Sanjay Raut in ED’s crosshairs

Agency claims Raut’s associates linked to alleged irregularities in Goregaon redevelopment project, and that properties linked to MP’s wife were bought with the criminal proceeds.

‘Sena is our family’: Key to Uddhav fightback, Mumbai shakha workers are ‘attached’ to Thackerays

Thackerays are banking on hold over city and local party branches to win BMC elections. Workers emphasise emotional connection to family & say ground-level strength has been 'reignited'.

Why Balasaheb bahu Smita Thackeray meeting Sena rebel Eknath Shinde is good optics for both

Smita Thackeray, the ex-wife of Sena founder Bal Thackeray's son Jaidev, met Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Tuesday. She described the meeting as a 'courtesy call'.

‘Rotten leaves always fall’ — Uddhav accuses Shinde of ‘demon-like ambition’ in Saamana interview

BJP wants to finish Shiv Sena off, but party will bounce back, says Uddhav Thackeray, challenges Sena rebels to fight elections on their own without invoking Bal Thackeray's legacy.

Fight for Shiv Sena symbol: SC to hear on 1 Aug Team Uddhav’s plea against EC proceedings

Poll panel sources said the two sides have been asked to submit letters of support from the legislative and organisational wings of the party with statements of rival factions.

Aaditya Thackeray says ‘traitors’ would be welcomed back if they wanted to return to Shiv Sena

But we have been deeply hurt by their actions, said the young Sena leader while addressing a public gathering in Thane. He also took a swipe at the BJP.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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