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Kiran Tare

Kiran Tare

Senior associate editor, India Todaykiran.tare@intoday.com
The writer is senior associate editor, India Today.

By Kiran Tare

Why Mumbai Police is under fire over Sushant Singh Rajput's case

The Mumbai Police’s casual attitude towards the investigation into the alleged suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput has created a cloud of suspicion over its credibility.

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How Sharad Pawar put Shiv Sena in a spot

The NCP chief has put his alliance partner Shiv Sena in an awkward position when he questioned the urgency of constructing the Lord Ram temple in Ayodhya.

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Migrant workers fear starvation. Not coronavirus

Around 10 lakh migrant labourers left for their parent states in April and May. Since the Unlock 1.0 began on June 1, nearly three lakh have returned to work.

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How college examinations in Maharashtra became a row between the CM and the Governor

While Thackeray is adamant on cancelling the examinations and passing the students based on their previous academic record, Koshyari, also the Chancellor of the universities, has warned that this will hamper the students’ future.

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Cyclone Nisarga wreaks havoc in Konkan

Around five lakh houses have been partially damaged and countless palms of betel nut and coconut are flattened in Maharashtra because of cyclone Nisarga.

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Maha Battle against Covid-19 is intensifying

Though the state machinery came into action right after the first case, the situation has become more critical in Maharashtra as cases are rising every day.

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Why Ajit Pawar failed to keep Devendra Fadnavis afloat

Ajit was reportedly hopeful of getting support from 35 MLAs whom he had helped at some point of time to run their educational and cooperative institutes.

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Maharashtra polls: Why BJP won’t break alliance with Shiv Sena

The numbers are on BJP’s side. The party still won’t ditch its ally.

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Uddhav Thackeray fights for farmers’ payments, issues ultimatum to insurance companies but misses the point

As the chorus against inadequate insurance compensation grows in almost all states, Thackeray has found an opportunity to boost the morale of his party just in time for the Assembly elections.

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Sena’s son rise: Aaditya Thackeray ushers in a new era for Shiv Sena with Prashant Kishor

The Sena scion is making new inroads with his brand of party politics but not without opposition – will he be able to succeed?

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Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis: A match made in political heaven

But even as the two leaders get closer, many wonder about the rising speculation about Aditya Thackeray for Maharashtra's next CM.

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Riding Out The Storms: How Devendra Fadnavis transformed into a seasoned politician

He came out of the blue four and a half years ago. Now, his imprint on the Maharashtra BJP as well as governance in the state is unmistakable.

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Why Devendra Fadnavis is becoming BJP's fall guy in Maharashtra

The BJP leader appears to be paying the price for the deeds of others.

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Will BJP and Shiv Sena join hands for 2019 Lok Sabha polls?

Wounded by the BJP’s raw deal, Uddhav Thackeray looks determined to go solo in the election.

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Maratha stir: Why Fadnavis' quota battle is far from over

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis believes that batting for the Maratha quota will boost the BJP’s chances in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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Why controversy over Avni's killing is only getting murkier

Union minister, Maneka Gandhi has urged Uddhav and Raj Thackeray to not fan the controversy over the tigress’ killing.

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Why Manohar Parrikar’s absence has left Goa’s economy in doldrums

With a mining ban and fall in GST and excise duty collection, the state needs a leader who can take a call on important matters as and when they arise.

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As Fadnavis completes four years in office, Maharashtra is facing a drought-like situation

Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan was the CM's most ambitious scheme.

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Dussehra deadline: Will Uddhav Thackeray finally make his stand on alliance with BJP clear?

BJP and Shiv Sena may announce a truce for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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A shot in the arm for cops: Supreme Court says activists were not arrested because they opposed the government

Maharashtra police will now focus on exploring various angles that could to establish a link between the arrested activists and the Maoists.

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Fadnavis becomes longest serving non-Congress CM of Maharashtra: Can he win another term?

Eight factors that could decide Devendra Fadnavis' continuing grip on Maha power.

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How Ganesh Chaturthi sets the political arithmetic in Maharashtra

For the fourth year in a row, Devendra Fadnavis visited the residence of Shiv Sena secretary Milind Narvekar to seek the blessings of Lord Ganesh.

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Why the arrest of activists has put Modi government in a spot

This case will also be a litmus test for Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis as he is in charge of the state’s law and order.

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How investigation into Dabholkar murder case has been marred by contradictions

The Maharashtra ATS and CBI have been presenting different theories and claims for the past five years.

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Why Congress-led 'united Opposition' is already in disarray in Maharashtra

Smaller parties which have announced their candidates may play spoilsport.

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Why Maharashtra BJP is looking to make peace with violent Maratha protesters

The protestors have so far torched public and private vehicles, and have threatened to intensify their agitation from August 9.

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Why is RSS scared of making its stand clear on Sabarimala issue?

Is it worried that its reported 'boldness' might go against its image, or that society will not accept a new avatar?

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Maratha protests: Why Fadnavis government has been rocked with agitations

The Maharashtra CM recently decided not to perform the traditional Ashadhi Ekadashi puja at Pandharpur, fearing a 'stampede-like' situation.

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Why there will be no reunion of BJP and Shiv Sena in near future

Shiv Sena is caught in a strange situation as neither the BJP, nor the Opposition wants the party.

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Why Devendra Fadnavis’ image has developed cracks

In the last year of his tenure, Maharashtra CM could face the fallout of the mismatch between his decisions and their implementations.

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