President’s rule imposed in Maharashtra

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra was on Tuesday placed under President’s rule amid a stalemate over government formation after the assembly polls last month. The Union Cabinet had earlier in the day recommended President’s rule in the state after governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard, officials said. President […]

Cong slams Maha governor over President’s rule

NEW DELHI: The Congress hit out at Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday for recommending President’s rule in the state, alleging that he has committed a “grave travesty” and made a “mockery” of the Constitutional process. Congress’ chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also questioned the Maharashtra governor for the “arbitrary” […]

Sena has history of flirting with political rivals

NEW DELHI: From backing Congress candidates in presidential polls to not fielding any contender against NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s daughter Supriya Sule to even tying up with ideologically opposite Muslim League, the Shiv Sena has had a history of flirting with ‘frenemies’. So for those aware of its past, the […]

Prez rule: Cong says Maha guv acted in hurry

MUMBAI: The Congress on Tuesday said governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari acted in a hurry in sending his report recommending President’s rule in Maharashtra without exhausting all options for government formation. The Shiv Sena, which on Monday suffered a setback in its efforts to cobble up a non-BJP government in the […]

Sena moves SC against Maharashtra governor

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s refusal to grant more time to the party to submit the required letters of support to form the next government on Monday night, a party leader said on Tuesday. The Sena, which is trying […]

Shiv Sena: From roaring to whimpering

It has been eighteen days since results for state assembly elections were announced in Maharashtra and the state is still without an elected government. The onus for this state of affairs undoubtedly rests on Shiv Sena (SS) whose credibility has taken a severe beating in their single-minded quest to see […]

What is Congress so wary about?

After coming close to supporting a Shiv Sena led government, Congress developed doubts, a reflection of the various pulls and pressures that has prevented the party from offering a strong opposition to BJP since 2014. Congress appears to be worried about the damage to its secular credentials by allying with […]

Critical situation: Voda CEO on future in India

NEW DELHI: British telecom giant Vodafone’s chief executive Nick Read on Tuesday termed India’s investment strategy as “well placed”, however, mentioned that the situation has been financially “a negative burden”. He stated that the British giant “committed a lot of capital in India, but still believe potential is there.” Commenting […]

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