Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicShivaji Park

Topic: Shivaji Park

BMC stops warring Shiv Sena factions from holding iconic Dusshera rally at Shivaji Park

Both groups applied to hold the rally this year, trying to lay claim on the party’s annual show of strength since its inception in 1966; but the civic body fears law and order disruption.

Heart of Thackeray politics, Dussehra rallies — why Shivaji Park is site of Sena tug-of-war

Uddhav-led Sena faction fears that the Shinde-led govt may try to use its power to deny them permission to use the ground for its iconic Dussehra rally. All eyes are now on BMC.

RSS says Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park disrupting shakha, seeks alternative plot from BMC

In letter written last year, RSS says BMC allotted a 1,755-square-metre plot at Shivaji Park, near the area where Thackeray’s memorial now stands, to the organisation in 1967.

Why Shivaji Park, where Uddhav will take oath, is so important to Shiv Sena & Thackerays

It was Mumbai's Shivaji Park where Sena founder Bal Thackeray addressed first public rally in 1966, Raj Thackeray held first MNS rally & Aaditya took over Yuva Sena.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.