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Dhaval Kulkarni

  • Dadar: The Thackeray country

    Nestled off the busy Swatantryaveer Savarkar Road, Shivaji Park ground is one of Mumbai's largest green lungs. It also has the pride of place in history as it's where veterans like communist stalwart Shripad Amrit Dange and littérateur-orator Acharya Atre held forth, and where the battle for...

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 12:01am
  • Muslims, Dalits will decide the next government, says Owaisi

    Seeking to gain its maiden political opening in Maharashtra, the hardline All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is looking to forge alliances with Dalit outfits. This may not portend well for the ruling Congress-NCP, especially after its poor show in the Lok Sabha polls. 

    Friday, 25 July 2014 - 11:39am
  • Fast lives landing people on shrink's couch

    As people get sucked into the vortex of fast-paced lives, where aspirations of career mobility and better financial prospects are offset with rising insecurities and stress, the number of people seeking medical help from psychiatrists has seen a marked increase, if statistics from four state-run...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:30am
  • Brahmins too demand for reservations in Maharashtra

    In what is seen as an attempt to form a larger social coalition of Brahmins and other backwards, demands are being made by other backward classes (OBC) leaders to extend quota benefits to the Brahmin community. This comes in the backdrop of the Congress-NCP led state government extending...

    Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:30am
  • Why Narayan Rane may not contest assembly polls

    The industries minister wants to settle his sons' political career and take on a more senior role — kingmaker or adviser

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 6:50am
  • Lifestyle takes toll, number of mental patients rise in Mumbai

    As people get sucked into the vortex of fast-paced lives where aspirations of career mobility and better financial prospects are offset with rising insecurities and stress, the numbers of patients seeking psychiatric help has seen a marked increase.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Excise department seizes liquor worth Rs 2 cr from route rarely taken by smugglers

    The state excise department's recent seizure of a huge cache of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth Rs 2.31 crore from a 24-wheel trailer and a truck in Aurangabad showed tell-tale signs of how smugglers are changing tactics to avoid detection.

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:04am
  • Is Narayan Rane trying to ensure assembly poll tickets for loyalists?

    On the eve of his impending resignation from the state cabinet, industries minister Narayan Rane chose to take on bete noire and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray while keeping mum on chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, against whose style of functioning he is said to be incensed. However, sources...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:58am
  • Excise dept seizes liquor worth Rs 2 crore from route less travelled by smugglers

    The state excise department's recent seizure of a huge cache of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth Rs 2.31 crore from a 24-wheel trailer and a truck in Aurangabad showed tell-tale signs of how smugglers are changing tactics to avoid detection.

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:32am
  • Sulking Narayan Rane leaves ball in Congress top-rung's court

    Sources close to Rane, whose chief ministerial ambitions are no secret, said much will depend on what moves the Congress leadership makes to prevent his further estrangement.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 7:05am

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