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Kanchan Srivastava

  • What is Raj Thackeray doing these days?

    Ever wondered what firebrand 'Marathi Manoos' leader Raj Thackeray is doing after his Maharashtra Navnirman Sena was put to rout in the assembly elections? Thackeray is receiving and replying to emails these days, literally. One of the 'most unapproachable' politician, who was apparently even...

    Friday, 26 December 2014 - 7:30am
  • Mills want "sincere" women workers for night shifts

    The ailing textile industry of Maharashtra wants the Devendra Fadnavis government to help get it back in the pink of health. The state textile industry federation has requested that the government allow women to take night shifts in the mills. The reason- the mills are facing labour shortages and...

    Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 5:30am
  • Shiv Sena supports Ghar Wapsi but not moral policing: Harshal Pradhan

    Harshal Pradhan, media coordinator and head of the research and development wing of the Shiv Sena supports the Ghar Wapsi initiative and defends Aditya Thackeray's diktats to the media in a telephonic interview with Kanchan Srivastava.

    Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Aditya Thackeray tweets displeasure at Sena leaders defying party line

    Hours after Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut expressed support for ghar wapsi (re-conversion) on a channel and Sena leader from Ulhasnagar, Naresh Pakhle, justified violence to stop "obscenity" in public places on news channels, Yuva Sena president Aditya Thackeray tweeted expressing his displeasure....

    Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Adarsh: Ex-servicemen put blame on VK Singh

    RC Thakur, Gen Deepak Kapoor should be taken to task, says former army chief

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 8:54am
  • Falling crude oil prices alarm sugarcane farmers

    The falling price of crude oil is worrying sugarcane farmers in the state, who are already reeling under drought. They fear this may eventually lead to cheaper Brazilian sugar being imported, making their life more miserable. With fall in crude prices, Brazil, the largest sugar and ethanol...

    Saturday, 20 December 2014 - 5:25am
  • Mumbai University nanoscience centre remains headless

    That Mumbai University has many ineligible and incompetent people in top posts is well known. Dna has written about it from time to time. What's not well known however is that a competent person heading MU's nanoscience and nanotechnology centre quit nine months ago. Prof Sundar Manoharan, director...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 7:35am
  • Activists to launch second Andolan to merge Belgaum into Maharashtra

    The Samyukta Maharashtra movement is being intensified with support of people from across the state; hopes on Fadnavis government to help resolve 60-year-old issue

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 6:50am
  • Mumbai University VC Welukar to share stage with PM Narendra Modi at National Science Congress

    The vice chancellor of Mumbai University, Rajan Welukar, who has been embroiled in controversy, will share the stage with prime minister Narendra Modi on January 3 when the latter will fly down to inaugurate the 102nd Indian Science Congress hosted by Mumbai University. What is the high-profile...

    Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Mumbai University VC Rajan Welukar must resign now: Academicians, student unions

    It was an anti-climax of sorts on Thursday across academic circles in Mumbai and other six districts to which Mumbai university caters when the Bombay High Court made a strong observation against the search committee for Rajan Welukar's appointment but referred the matter to another bench for the...

    Friday, 12 December 2014 - 4:55am