Shiv Sena’s Hindutva Merely on Paper, Insult to Bal Thackeray If Their 25-year Alliance Questioned: Fadnavis

Shiv Sena’s Hindutva Merely on Paper, Insult to Bal Thackeray If Their 25-year Alliance Questioned: Fadnavis

A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s comments on Hindutva, senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday hit back at former ally Shiv Sena, saying its Hindutva is merely on paper and doesn’t go beyond speeches. Fadnavis said under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Ram temple is being built in Ayodhya. […]

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Fighting Goa Assembly Polls Was Never Cakewalk for Shiv Sena, NCP, Shows Data

Fighting Goa Assembly Polls Was Never Cakewalk for Shiv Sena, NCP, Shows Data

The Shiv Sena and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the ruling allies in Maharashtra, have forged an alliance for the first time in Goa for the February 14 Assembly elections, but data shows that winning seats in this coastal state has never been an easy task for the two parties individually, and their candidates had […]

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Tale of 2 Deputy CMs: BJP Likely to Field OBC Face Maurya from Sirathu, Brahmin Face Sharma from Lucknow

BJP Emerges Single Largest Party in Maharashtra Nagar Panchayat Polls; NCP Stands No. 2

The BJP has won 384 out of 1,649 seats in Nagar Panchayat elections held in Maharashtra on December 21 and January 19. The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) secured 344 seats while the Congress stood third bagging 316 seats and Shiv Sena won 284 seats. The NCP will be forming most Nagar Panchayats but the BJP […]

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Sena Minister Sattar Suggests Bihar Formula for Power Sharing in Maharashtra

Sena Minister Sattar Suggests Bihar Formula for Power Sharing in Maharashtra

Maharashtra minister and Shiv Sena leader Abdul Sattar on Tuesday said only Union minister Nitin Gadkari can bridge the differences between their two parties and hinted at the Bihar formula for sharing power in the state. Sattar, a minister of state in the Maharashtra government, made the remarks after a meeting with Gadkari here, during […]

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Indian Politics Is All Too Familiar with Family Feuds

Indian Politics Is All Too Familiar with Family Feuds

“I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend,” said Thomas Jefferson. Replace ‘friend’ with ‘family’ and Jefferson is proven wrong in the context of Indian politics. The irony cannot be missed. While nepotism in politics in India is a given, so is family feud. […]

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