‘Being part of MVA a difficult journey; political interference in every constituency’

Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA from Bhiwandi East and two-time Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Corporator Rais Sheikh elaborates on where his party stands in the present political situation in Maharashtra, his experience working with the Thackerays and the future of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance. Q) The SP is part of the MVA alliance. Can … Read more

‘Uddhav should come to Assam for vacation,’ Himanta Biswa Sarma’s dig amid political turmoil in Maharashtra: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The scales seem to be tilting towards the Eknath Shinde faction in the tussle to control the Shiv Sena, with nearly 40 of the party’s 55 MLA said to be rallying behind the rebel leader. Chief minister and Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray has vacated the official CM residence and moved to his … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis key points: 3 more MLAs join Eknath Shinde camp in Guwahati | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid political instability in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, three more Shiv Sena’s rebel MLAs reached Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati, Assam on Thursday morning. A resolution approved by the Shiv Sena Legislature Party, signed by 34 MLAs, stating that rebel leader Eknath Shinde Continues to be the leader has … Read more

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says will carry Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva; key points | India News

GUWAHATI: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said that 40 of his party’s MLAs have arrived in Assam and that they will push Balasaheb Thackeray’s Hindutva agenda. Following the cross-voting in Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls, Shinde and other MLAs slept at a hotel in Surat, Gujarat, and flew to Guwahati earlier today. His … Read more

Maha Political Crisis: Ruling alliance MVA fights for survival as Eknath Shinde rebels | Top updates

India oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 0:56 [IST] Mumbai, Jun 21: Maharashtra’s ruling alliance on Tuesday battled its worst crisis since coming into existence in 2019 after senior Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde rebelled against the party and herded some MLAs to BJP-ruled Gujarat, putting a huge question mark on the stability … Read more

Explained: Why was Bolivia’s former president Jeanine Áñez jailed, what is the political controversy surrounding it?

A Bolivian court ruling the former interim President Jeanine Áñez to 10 years in prison on June 10, after finding her guilty of orchestrating a coup that brought her to power in 2019. She was first arrested in March 2021 on initial charges of terrorism, sedition and conspiracy and has been detained since. Áñez was … Read more

The TikTok star and political chameleon vying for Colombia’s presidency

As mayor, he called himself “the king,” punched a councilman who offended him and told a city employee pushing him to follow the rules that he’d wipe his own buttocks with the law. Rodolfo Hernández, a 77-year-old businessman and former mayor, has emerged as Colombia’s most disruptive presidential candidate in decades, electrifying voters with a … Read more

Explained: Bengal passes Bill replacing Governor with CM as state university chancellor. What are the constitutional and political issues here?

The move by the Mamata Banerjee government has once again brought to the fore similar disputes playing out in Opposition-ruled states such as Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, which too have curtailed the authority enjoyed by Governors as Chancellors. What is the latest development in West Bengal about? On Monday, the state Legislative Assembly passed the … Read more

Explained: The Gloucester shipwreck, and its importance in British political history

It was over 300 years ago that a royal ship carrying the future king of England, Ireland and Scotland sank killing hundreds onboard. It also nearly killed the Duke of York, who later reigned as King James II, but could never shake-off the criticism that came his way in the aftermath of the ship’s sinking. … Read more

After a political storm, gay days return to Disney

Last Friday evening, about 6,000 people — almost all of them gay men — poured into a Walt Disney World water park near Orlando, Florida. Each had spent $100 or more on tickets for a private, adults-only Pride bacchanal called Riptide. “For one night, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park becomes entirely yours for the party … Read more