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Mahesh Vijapurkar

Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.

Dec 19, 2014

How seats bought in private medical colleges make healthcare expensive in India

It can be argued that not all seats in private medical colleges are sold from quotas allowed by the authorities but when they start their practice, they set a benchmark in fees and ways for their peers who won their seats on pure merit. #ConnectTheDots #Education #Health #Healthcare #MBBS #Medical Council of India #Private medical college

Dec 5, 2014

Big fat Maharashtra reunion: Sena may get power, but has lost more than it gained

Like wintering birds do from the cold climes to more alluring, comfortable zones across the globe, the Sena crossed over from the Opposition to Treasury. #BJP #Congress #India #Maharashtra #NCP #Opposition #PoliticalPlay #Politics #Shiv Sena #Treasury

Dec 4, 2014

RPI’s Ramdas Athawale: The dilemmas of an insecure Dalit leader

By tomorrow, Ramdas Athawale, leader of the largest Dalit faction in Maharashtra, will have to decide whether he will join the ministry in Maharashtra or hope to join the Modi government in Delhi. #Dalit politics #Dalits #Maharashtra Assembly #Nationalist Congress Party #NCP #PoliticalPlay #Ramdas Athawale #Republican Party of India #RPI

Dec 1, 2014

Misbehaving ministers: After Sena, now Eknath Khadse gives Fadnavis a headache

Though a junior in the political sense till he occupied the top post, Fadnavis seems to have had enough of his seniors. #Devendra Fadnavis #Eknath Khadse #India #Maharashtra #Politics #Prakash Mehta #Vidan sabha

Nov 25, 2014

Maha games: Pawar playing hot and cold bodes ill for BJP and NCP

The uncanny Sharad Pawar has not helped the BJP make up its mind, also making one wonder if the seasoned politician has lost his touch. #BJP #Devendra Fadnavis #India #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #NCP #PoliticalPlay #Politics #Sharad Pawar #Shiv Sena #Uddhav Thackeray

Nov 12, 2014

BJP bungles: Devendra Fadnavis’ trust vote win in Maha is an empty victory

Was BJP queasy about NCP's support for survival, either by the latter abstaining or voting in its favour. Is it that the BJP continues to suspect the NCP's honesty, that it may suddenly get up and vote against it? BJP had been consistently saying that NCP's was a unilateral offer, and it had neither sought or accepted it. But today, by doing neither, it would have stood to gain #BJP #Chief Minister of Maharashtra #Congress #Devendra Fadnavis #Eknath Shinde #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #MNS #NCP #RajThackeray #Shiv Sena #Uddhav Thackeray

Nov 8, 2014

Shiv Sena’s crisis in Maharashtra: Indecision of Uddhav is killing the party

If this 'offer' were to be accepted, Shiv Sena will have to forego its other demands, especially the post of deputy CM. #Anand Geete #India #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Shiv Sena #Uddhav Thackeray

Nov 5, 2014

Maharashtra drama not yet over: NCP to vote for BJP in return for 2 ministries?

According to media reports, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) may have other plans apart from merely abstaining to enable Devendra Fadnavis to win he confidence vote. #BJP #India #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #NCP #Politics #Praful Patel #Shiv Sena #Uddhav Thackeray

Oct 30, 2014

Dissing Sena, Rule by CMO: BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis shaping up to be a mini-Modi

The message of soon to be Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's cabinet is likely to be clear: “It’s us, none else”. #BJP #CMO #Devendra Fadnavis #India #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014 #Narendra Modi #NCP #PMO #Shiv Sena