Articles by Mahesh Vijapurkar
Jul 05, 2016
By acting as 'internal Opposition', Shiv Sena's finds itself cut out of Cabinet reshuffleThere’s no need anymore to read the tea leaves to determine where the Shiv Sena stands vis-à-vis the Bharatiya Janata Party — with which it is allied in the National Democratic Alliance and with whom it is a post-election partner in Maharashtra’s government
Jul 02, 2016
BEST far from being good enough: Mumbai buses operate on losses, fail to lure passengersWith a little over 4,000 buses, BEST now carries around 28-30 lakh passengers daily, which is a far lower a figure than what it had in the past.
Jun 28, 2016
Lesson from Bihar toppers scam: Students are being taught that life ahead is a jugaadThe arrests of the Bihar toppers were unwarranted because they are the victims of parental neglect and a flawed education system
Jun 20, 2016
Shiv Sena's search for 'respectable alliance' with BJP reflects anxiety ahead of BMC pollsThe 2017 civic elections are crucial for the Shive Sena as the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai is its lifeblood
Jun 18, 2016
When punctuation makes a fine point: The comma can go, but not the stopWhat would our sentences be like without vital punctuation, like the full stop?
Jun 14, 2016
After all the brouhaha, Mumbai police decides not to file FIR against Tanmay BhatMumbai is a city where most people don’t care about the city. Even if some assionately do, the civic body does not keep the city the way it ought to be.
Jun 10, 2016
Impressive to lacklustre? NCP enters 15th year as its footprint withersToday is the 15th anniversary of the NCP, founded with grate élan, and in the belief, that instead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was talking adversely of Sonia Gandhi’s Italian origins, it could capitalise it for itself in Maharashtra
Jun 06, 2016
Eknath Khadse's endeavour to come out unscathed exposes his double standardsIn Eknath Khadse's present endeavour to come out unscathed from a medley of allegation, he has implied that the sauce for the goose is not the sauce for the gander.
Jun 04, 2016
Forced to quit, Eknath Khadse tackles graft allegations with calmIt would be far too optimistic to expect that the probes on allegations against Khadse will arrive at a conclusion quickly.
May 27, 2016
In a crisis, it isn't resilience but the helplessness of Mumbaikars that lets them carry onMedia tends to celebrate the ‘resilience’ of the Mumbai residents. Every time a crisis occurs, they bear it with equanimity, and look to get on with their life.