Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicUddhav Thackeray

Topic: Uddhav Thackeray

BJP MP hits out at Uddhav Thackeray, claims Shiv Sena deviated from Bal Thackeray’s path

Rajya Sabha MP Shiv Pratap Shukla was reacting to Maharashtra CM's remark that 'the BJP wears fake Hindutva burkha and our Hindutva is Gadadhari'.

Shiv Sena comes up with ‘roar of true Hindutva’, to hold mega Mumbai rally to counter BJP, MNS

Shiv Sena's rally Saturday evening will be held at Bandra Kurla Complex grounds in Mumbai. Party expects lakhs to attend event, to be addressed by Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray.

Sena also ‘settling scores through agencies’? How BMC notices to opponents bear party’s stamp

Since 2020, the BMC has sent notices of ‘unauthorised construction’ to at least five high-profile persons who have publicly attacked the MVA and its leaders.

Raj’s saffron shawls, Sena’s ‘imitation’ barbs: It’s Thackeray vs Thackeray in Maharashtra again

Raj Thackeray’s beleaguered MNS is taking a strong Hindutva line to capitalise on Shiv Sena’s ideological ‘dilution’ due to its alliance with former foes Congress and NCP.

A ‘golden record’ of all residents — Maharashtra plans master database for faster services

State cabinet approved Maharashtra Unified Citizen Data for Digital Delivery of Services last year. According to govt resolution, state has allocated Rs 294.02 crore for project.

Navneet & Ravi Rana — Maharashtra’s notorious political gymnasts who found love at Ramdev camp

Ravi Rana is a 3-time MLA. His wife Navneet Kaur Rana, a former model-actor, is an MP. They have been arrested for 'sedition' after saying they would recite Hanuman Chalisa outside Matoshree.

Accused of mistreatment by MP Rana, Mumbai Police release video of her sipping tea at station

MP Navneet Rana arrested with MLA husband Ravi Rana Saturday. She wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla complaining about treatment in custody. MVA govt & Mumbai Police deny allegations. 

Loudspeakers & ‘Maha Aartis’ — why temple-mosque politics keeps making a comeback in Maharashtra

Temples-mosques are dominating political discourse in Maharashtra. Parties in the state have time and again raised these issues in a bid to underscore their commitment to Hindutva.

After almost 2 years of Covid-forced WFH, CM Uddhav back in office at state secretariat

Maharashtra CM has mainly worked from official residence due to pandemic and his health. This was heavily criticised by Opposition BJP, but backed by Shiv Sena's MVA allies.

Own a liquor shop? Can’t name it after gods, heroes, ex-PMs or forts, orders Uddhav govt

List of heroes includes Chhatrapati Shivaji, ex-Presidents & PMs, Ambedkar, Savarkar, Bal Thackeray. Doesn't mention Modi or Kovind, but includes 'incumbent PM & President'.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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