Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: Shiv Sena

Image of M.J. Akbar

Shiv Sena slams govt on MJ Akbar, says Cabinet has people involved in misconduct

The veiled attack by Shiv Sena comes amid several allegations of sexual harassment and assault against union minister M.J. Akbar.

Priya Dutt’s long march in politics shows signs of winding down

Former Congress MP Priya Dutt was removed as AICC secretary last month, some 13 years after her debut in active politics.

BJP’s rivals in Maharashtra come together to bolster secularism in the name of Shivaji

Leaders say propaganda being spread that Maratha king was anti-Muslim, say there's growing communal discord under NDA.
Monsoon session of Parliament

Nearly one in three MPs embroiled in criminal cases, data shows

Data shows that 33% of Lok Sabha MPs and 22% of Rajya Sabha MPs are named in criminal cases.  
Sanjay Nirupam

Congress has good chance to win Mumbai in 2019 but there’s one reason party may squander it

Political observers say strained BJP-Shiv Sena ties and traders’ disenchantment with note ban and GST give Congress a good shot at reclaiming Mumbai.

Shiv Sena puts up posters against rising fuel prices, then stays away from Bharat bandh

Shiv Sena also criticised BJP over rising fuel prices in the Saamana but political analysts say that can't be an alternative to hitting the street. 
Chhagan Bhujbal | Facebook

Why Chhagan Bhujbal choked with tears when he visited Maharashtra Sadan

The NCP leader is out on bail for corruption cases, one of which pertains to alleged irregularities in the contract for the Sadan.
Shiv Sena

Former Sena councillor arrested for terror links ‘a Hindutvawadi but no fanatic’

Shrikant Pangarkar is a simple man who did a lot of social work, his cousin Ashok tells ThePrint, says the allegations are maligning the image of the family.

Why the Congress that coined ‘saffron terror’ is silent on arrest of Hindutva activists

Congress fears of antagonising voters as well as organisational issues in Maharashtra might be behind its studied silence.
CBI official stepping into a car

CBI detains ex-Shiv Sena corporator in Dabholkar murder case

Shrikant Pangarkar, a former member of the Jalna Municipal Corporation, has been taken into custody by the CBI.  Aurangabad: A former Shiv Sena cor...
Self-styled godman Rampal | PTI

Why godmen seem to get away with murder in Punjab and Haryana

North India has emerged as the epicentre of colourful and blingy babas who make practice of religion simpler, with fewer lifestyle restrictions.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...