The governing BJP-Sena combine has resorted to social engineering in its additional Budget while paying special attention to the other backward castes, in a clear attempt to appease various communities ahead of the state elections.
Raised doubts on the authenticity of figures quoted in the state's Economic Survey tabled in the legislature on Monday, the opposition parties demanded setting up an all-party parliamentary committee to verify and authenticate the data release
A drop of 50% in the net arable land led to an abysmally low 0.4% agricultural growth in the state. The state economic survey report revealed that state agriculture growth has consecutively declined over four years.
To counter the Prakash Ambedkar-led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi (VBA), the Congress has prepared the plan-B that will help them to regain them the Dalit, tribal and minority vote bank ahead of the Assembly polls.
Congress party on Friday appointed Congress MLA Balasaheb Thorat as the leader of Congress Legislative Party (CLP) while another MLA Vijay Wadettiwar has been appointed as leader of the lower house so he will be the leader of the opposition (LoP)
CIDCO's decision of releasing the 90,000 affordable houses is expected to have a political impact on the electorate of Mumbai and around in the state assembly elections scheduled in September-October this year.