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Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

No stone unturned in Varanasi

The prime minister, Narendra Modi, may be exuding confidence about winning the seat from Varanasi hands down, but his lieutenants are not taking any chances. The prominent face from the Union cabinet,...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 12.04.19

Why two senior citizens are making TDP flags

Subbarao, 70, is a caterer from Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli. Prasad, 62, is a paper-plate maker from Hyderabad in Telangana. They ran into each other at Tirupati’s Venkateswara Temple last week.Earli...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in Mangalagiri

India  /  Published 02.02.20

Row over ‘heroine’ remark

BJP leader and former Maharashtra minister Babanrao Lonikar has been accused of insulting a woman tehsildar by referring to her as a “heroine” during a speech in Partur tehsil on Saturday. He, how...
By PTI in Aurangabad

India  /  Published 24.01.19

EC rules out paper ballot

Chief election commissioner Sunil Arora on Thursday said the poll panel would not be “bullied” into returning to paper ballots, a demand from several Opposition parties that allege the electronic ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.19

NCP's Dilip Walse-Patil pro-tem speaker

Senior NCP leader Dilip Walse-Patil was appointed as pro-tem speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly on Friday ahead of the floor test of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi government.NCP s...
By PTI in Mumbai


India  /  Published 27.11.19

Congress-NCP post tussle

The Congress might not get the deputy chief minister’s post in the Uddhav Thackeray cabinet because of pressure from the NCP, leading to some discontent among the party’s MLAs.Sources said the NCP...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Ajit returns after talks with Pawar, Sadanand

Family members, including uncle Sharad Pawar, and senior NCP leaders persuaded Ajit Pawar to quit as Maharashtra deputy chief minister on Tuesday, triggering the collapse of the three-day-old BJP gove...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Statute Day protest brews

The Opposition is likely to boycott the Constitution Day celebrations in Parliament House on Tuesday, alleging the Narendra Modi government was putting up a charade while subverting the Constitution i...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.11.19

Congress-NCP-Sena's show of strength

This wasn't a 'political fashion show' but certainly one unlike any other Maharashtra has seen.The luxury hotel in suburban Mumbai, host to many fashion shows, including the biggest one in the country...
By The Telegraph and PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 24.11.19

Sharad Pawar: Ajit's remarks 'misleading'

NCP president Sharad Pawar on Sunday said there was no question of an alliance with the BJP in Maharashtra.He was reacting to his nephew Ajit Pawar's tweets that he was still with NCP and that the 'BJ...
By PTI in Mumbai


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