BJP-Shiv Sena rift: Has Uddhav Thackeray finally decided to break the saffron alliance in state govt?
According to reports, Uddhav Thackeray "may" take resignation letters from the Shiv Sena ministers in the BJP-headed government in Maharashtra.
The railways own spaces around station premises in Mumbai, which could be put to commercial use, and that's where a private player could come in
Mumbai civic polls: Raj Thackeray knocking Uddhav’s door after Shiv Sena decides to run solo is surprising
It is not Raj Thackeray’s style to go knocking on doors, however, he called up his cousin seven times pleading for a tie-up.
Mumbai bats in the high league of the urban places. It has a huge population, although it is constrained when it comes to space. Its civic body has enormous financial resources, larger than several small states.
The declaration by Uddhav Thackeray that there will be no more pre-poll alliances with any party, including the BJP, is by far his biggest decision
It is common knowledge that a bottle of water in a mall or a theatre or outside the Mumbai airport costs more than the MRP.
This year could well be an opportunity for citizen-candidates in Mumbai.
Modi's degrees are not what got him elected, but concealing them may raise doubts about his integrity
The question should not be whether or not Modi has the educational degrees he claims. It should be whether or not he is a good administrator, and does his ideology fancy voters to show their approval
It is a coincidence that the Supreme Court's split verdict on use of religion in elections to secure votes should come the day two news items were featured in newspapers which related to identifying the voters by a religion.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis laid down two conditions for an alliance with the Shiv Sena for the Mumbai civic elections that will be held in a few months.
Is it pure swank, or does Rahul Gandhi have something really juicy with a lot of meat to it?
Barring the first few days after the 8 November demonetisation announcement, newspapers, television channels and online portals have been carrying headlines on unaccounted cash almost every single day.
The Income Tax Department may not tax, penalise or even frown at much of the hoarded money that is coming out — it is the small change, in coins, of Re 1, Rs 2, 5, and 10.
How does one honour the great Maratha warrior, Shivaji? There are many ways than merely naming places after him
J Jayalalithaa’s (her name is sometimes spelled Jayalalitha) death leads to two questions
It would be so regardless of which party had the majority in the general body and which party nominee was the directly-elected civic elder.
Now that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set a Rs 2.5 lakh cash withdrawal limit for families with upcoming weddings, could this be an opportunity to make Indian weddings inexpensive and ensure a social revolution?
In lieu of the demonetisation wave, the Centre’s reluctance to empower the Election Commission to clamp down on black money in politics does raise eyebrows.
This points to a clear series of flipflops, welcomed in some quarters and frowned at in others, depending on who likes liquor and who doesn’t