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VARIETY

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Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Floods

Deccan in deluge: What makes the floods an annual saga year on year?

The floods in Kerala, Karnataka and Maharashtra, that have become an annual event, are man-made and could have been prevented had action been taken in due time.

POLITICS

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Shiv sena-bjp, Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena, Pankaja Munde

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.

POLITICS

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BJP-Shiv Sena, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Agrarian crisis, Maharashtra

Sowing a different narrative: This is why, despite severe agrarian crisis, Maharashtra farmers still voted for Modi

Farmers I spoke to agreed their lives hadn't improved under the Modi govt, but they still chose BJP-Shiv Sena over others.

POLITICS

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Maharashtra, Rahul Gandhi, Maharashtra congress, Rahul gandhi rally in sangamner

My 13 Hours with Rahul Gandhi: How the Congress President left an unforgettable impression

In an unscheduled night stay in my hometown, Sangamner, Maharashtra, Rahul Gandhi demonstrated great simplicity and deep family values. He left me struck at the modesty of a powerful man.

POLITICS

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Sena-bjp alliance, Shiv Sena, Lok Sabha elections 2019, Maharashtra

Maha Trends: Who looks poised to win the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra

There is palpable anger among Muslim, Dalit and agricultural communities against BJP. But has the Congress capitalised on this? Has the Modi Wave swept again? How is Raj Thackeray impacting the polls?

POLITICS

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Mumbai, BJP, Maharashtra, Milind Deora

Milind Deora: 'The Shiv Sena-BJP's opportunistic alliance has in fact aided the Congress' comeback in Maharashtra'

Milind Deora has taken over the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee chief, replacing Sanjay Nirupam recently. Deora spoke with Rohit E David about the Congress' chances in Maharashtra, politics within the party and the issues of this election.

POLITICS

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Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, Maharashtra, Khichdi, Tamil Nadu

Political Khichdi: Why the regional mix-rice dish is the hot favourite this election season!

Like politics, khichdi varies from region to region. Here is a peek into the regional platter that is going to be offered to the Indian public this poll season.

POLITICS

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Maharashtra, Solapur, 2019 general elections, Shushil kumar shinde

Beating the Odds: From boy peon to India's home minister, Sushil Kumar is back in electoral politics from Solapur, Maharashtra

The politician in him is optimistic about another ‘Delhi assignment’ if the Congress and non-NDA regional allies manage to defeat the might of the Narendra Modi-led NDA-BJP on May 23.

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Mumbai, Bombay, Maharashtra, Shiv Sena

Remembering Bal Thackeray: Who remade ‘Bombay’

Balasaheb Thackeray who remained a controversial, yet, much-revered figure throughout his life, shaped not only the political fortunes of the state of Maharashtra, but also New Delhi.

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Chandni bar, Maharashtra, Supreme Court, Dance Bars

Supreme Court allows Mumbai dance bars to open: Why it will be a catch-22 situation for the state government

The state government will now have to bear the brunt of moral policing of the urban middle class.