Elections News | Ketki Angre | Saturday March 22, 2014
Whether it is winnability, political compulsion or safeguarding political interests, dissenters and defectors alike are colouring the political landscape ahead of this election.
Cheat Sheet | Devesh Kumar | Friday March 21, 2014
Read Mark Twain's thoughts and those of Thomas Jefferson to get perspective on the scramble on right now as politicians quit their parties of many years to join those that they have attacked forever. Twain, the man of words, said, "Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed." Jefferson, man of politics, said, "Whenever a man has cast...
Elections News | Saurabh Gupta | Friday March 21, 2014
After former Sena Spokesperson Rahul Narvekar, it's the turn of five-time Sena MP Mohan Rawale to join Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party.
Elections News | Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday March 18, 2014
Shiv Sena leader, Rahul Narvekar, has quit the party and joined the Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 17, 2014
Shiv Sena spokesman Rahul Narvekar, who recently withdrew his candidature from the Maharashtra Legislative Council elections, today joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and will contest the Lok Sabha election on the party's ticket from the Maval constituency.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta; edited by Mala Das | Saturday March 16, 2013
Mumbai and other cities across Maharashtra will now be free from illegal political hoardings. An estimated 15,000 illegal hoardings have been removed in just 24 hours by civic bodies across the state after the Bombay High Court cracked the whip - remove them by Thursday or face action, it said.
Mumbai News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput; edited by Mala Das | Tuesday November 20, 2012
On Sunday, a 21-year-old Mumbai woman shared her views on the shutdown of the city as Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's funeral was being held. Her friend "liked" her post. At 10.30 am on Monday, they were arrested, were ordered by a court to serve 14 days in jail and, hours later, were allowed out on bail after paying two bonds of Rs 15,000 each.