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BJP divided over Shiv Sena alliance

BJP MLA Pankaja Munde, BJP Maharashtra president Devendra Fadnavis and MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy during meeting.— Aadesh Pokhare

Party members are demanding that the party go it alone, Devendra Fadnavis not budging

Promised achhe, not saste din: BJP

Vinod Tawde

“Achche din” was BJP’s election slogan and now it’s being used by the Opposition to ridicule the Narendra Modi government after the price hike in commodities and services.

Shops to be open all night during Ramzan

The Mahim Dargah decorated on Thursday— Satej Shinde

The state government has allowed shops to remain open all night during the holy month of Ramzan. According to the Maharashtra Shops and Establishment Act, shops cannot remain open after 10.30 pm.

Will Centre acquire Bhabha’s Mehrangir?

Mehrangir bungalow 	—PTI

Will renowned nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha’s bungalow ‘Mehrangir’ be turned into a museum?

State yet to recover Rs 2.75cr dues

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Two years after the Azad Maidan riots, the state government is yet to recover Rs 2.75 crore from the rioters. There are 77 accused persons against whom the recovery notices have been issued.

Farmer’s son who almost became Chief Minister

Gopinath Pandurang Munde was one of the most prominent political leaders in Maharashtra for over two decades. He was the Opposition leader from 1992 to 1995.

BJP may propose sharing chief minister post

BJP may propose sharing chief minister post

Facing a stiff arithmetical challenge in winning more state Assembly seats than the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the BJP may moot an idea that the BJP and Shiv Sena will occupy the chief minister’s offic

Sena-BJP surviving on M-saline: Raj Thackeray

MNS leader Raj Thackeray on Sunday said that the dispute between him and his cousin Uddhav Thackeray is a closed chapter for him.

Eco-sensitive label, a poll issue

Labelling of 292 villages in Ratnagiri and 192 villages in Sindhudurg as “ecologically sensitive” under the MoEF’s eco-sensitivity report has become an election issue.

‘Will resign, won’t support Rane’

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The Congress candidate in Ratnagiri-Sindhudurg district, Nilesh Rane, received a major setback when NCP MLA Deepak Kesarkar on Sunday said he would rather resign than support Nilesh.

The recent July 7 verdict by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) based in The Hague, the Netherlands, has resulted in some media and Indian think tank comments supporting the accord as a “win-win” event for India and Bangladesh, while others have lamented the loss of EEZ (exclusive economic zone) equal to the size of Bengal. Some others have called it a “civilised example of maritime dispute settlement” and asked for similar solutions to the ongoing disputes in the South and East China Seas.

“If the liar admits He’s a liar is the admission a lie? If cows can jump over the moon Surely flying saucers can fly?” From 24 Carrot Halwa by Bachchoo