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Dhaval Kulkarni

  • Can't depend on 'wave' to win assembly polls, Shiv Sena warns BJP

    A day after the by-poll results sprung a surprise on Modi govt, which is due to complete 100 days in office, alliance partner Shiv Sena warned BJP that elections could not be won merely by a 'wave'. Pointing to the Bihar and Karnataka by-poll results, Sena stressed the importance of the 6-party...

    Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 6:35am
  • Maharashtra Home Department moves proposal for suspending IPS officer Sunil Paraskar

    The trouble for senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, seems to be increasing as the Maharashtra Home department has proposed suspending him from service. "We have moved a proposal last week for suspending Paraskar", confirmed a senior home department...

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 12:58pm
  • Take the fight to Pakistan soil, Shiv Sena urges Centre

    Shiv Sena has called on the Narendra Modi-led dispensation at the Centre to take the battle into Pakistani soil as that country had been violating ceasefire on Line of Control (LoC) with impunity. Incidentally, Sena's hawkish Sena vis-a-via Pakistan had led to bitterness with its saffron ally. Modi...

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 6:20am
  • BJP's poor performance silently celebrated by Shiv Sena

    BJP's unimpressive performance in the by-polls held in states across the country has led to silent exultation in the Shiv Sena camp.  The Sena, which is under pressure from its ally to alter the seat-sharing and power-sharing pacts for the state elections is claiming that the 'wake-up call' that...

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 5:10am
  • How Maharashtra politicians migrate to rival parties just to stay in power

    If you thought that a possible change of government in Maharashtra may mean that the old establishment will have to make way for a new, more efficient one, think again. After the Congress-NCP government's unprecedented defeat in the Lok Sabha elections where they could hold on to just six of the...

    Monday, 25 August 2014 - 6:38am
  • Voices grow in NCP for snapping ties with Congress

    Already reeling under an electoral washout in the Lok Sabha, the Congress may have more trouble on hand, with growing voices in the NCP demanding that they go it alone in the assembly polls if they do not get adequate number of seats from their ally.

    Sunday, 24 August 2014 - 6:50am
  • Seat sharing: Mahayuti still at sea

    A mere three months after walking off with an unexpected, yet spectacular, showing (in Lok Sabha polls), it looks like the Shiv Sena-BJP-led six-party coalition (Mahayuti) is at sea over crucial issues like seat-sharing and kicking off the assembly poll campaign. The election is due in October....

    Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 7:20am
  • Alternate front trouble for Congress-NCP

    Already smarting under a crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, the Congress- NCP may have some more adverse tidings on hands with Muslim and Dalit outfits planning to forge an "alternate front" in the coming Maharashtra assembly polls.

    Friday, 22 August 2014 - 6:15am
  • Shiv Sena-BJP leaders resent influx from Congress camp

    With elections due in October, the Ayaram-Gayaram season is upon us. With the Shiv Sena- BJP led Mahayuti — the six-party rainbow coalition — having an edge in the coming state polls, many leaders from the Congress and NCP are knocking at the doors of the saffron alliance. However, leaders of the...

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 6:30am
  • Swadhin Kshatriya to make babus work for their due

    Chief secy wants Key Result Areas system in place to enhance their performance

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 5:25am