Tag: Maha Vikas Aghadi


Shrikant Shinde’s 669% wealth jump, manifestos & ‘red flags’ — non-profit gives lowdown to Mumbai voters

For the ongoing elections, the collective has analysed and published data on the wealth growth and criminal charges of candidates from Mumbai North, Mumbai North West, Mumbai North East, Mumbai North Central, Mumbai South Central, Mumbai South, Thane, Palghar, and Kalyan. It has also published an analysis of manifestos, including of all national parties, whether or not they are contesting in Mumbai. Mumbai will vote in the fifth phase of elections on 20 May. Also Read: Kangana Ranaut’s poll affidavit reveals Rs 92 cr in assets, 50 LIC policies & 8 criminal cases   Wealth growth & ‘serious red flags’ In Mumbai, the Mahayuti alliance, comprising the BJP-Shiv Sena (Eknath Shinde)-NCP (Ajit Pawar), is fielding two incumbents—Shrikant Shinde and Rahul Shewale. The opposition Maha Vik...

Arvind Kejriwal to attend MVA rally in Mumbai on May 17 says Sanjay Raut | India News – Times of India

Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Sanjay Raut said that AAP leader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been invited for the Maha Vikas Aghadi’s (MVA)rally in Mumbai on May 17 which will be the concluding rally as the campaign ends in Mumbai. Mumbai will vote on May 20. Raut said that Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray spoke to Kejriwal and welcomed him. “On May 17, the MVA’s filly rally will be held.So we have invited him and he has accepted the invitation. On the same day, Narendra Modi is also in Mumbai and on the same day, Arvind Kejriwal will be on the MVA’s stage,” Raut said. Apart from Uddhav and Kejriwal, other senior MVA leaders from the Congress and the NCP (Sharad Pawar) are also expected to attend the rally. Sena (UBT) functionaries said that NCP (SP) supremo Sharad Pawar is also expected to at...

Renaming of Aurangabad, Osmanabad | Bombay High Court validates Maharashtra government’s notifications

A view of Bombay High Court, in Mumbai. | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Bombay High Court on May 7 upheld the Maharashtra government’s notifications of renaming Aurangabad and revenue areas as Chatrapati Sambhajinagar and Osmanabad as Dharashiv respectively. The Bench comprising Chief Justice Devendra Upadhyaya and Justice Arif S. Doctor stated that the government’s notifications for the name changes were not in violation of the constitution and “do not suffer from any illegality or any vice”. Also read | Eknath Shinde cabinet approves renaming of Aurangabad, Osmanabad citiesA division Bench dismissed a batch of pleas challenging the State government’s notifications of the changed names. At least, 15 pleas, challenged the renaming of these cities as well as revenue areas (District, Sub-D...