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Maharashtra retains the colour saffron

BJP-Sena vote share crosses 50% for the first time since Independence A coalition of 56-opposition parties and organisations failed to stop the Narendra Modi juggernaut in Maharashtra as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Shiv Sena alliance was set to record a landslide victory by winning 41 of the 48 Lok Sabha seats. The total vote share […]

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BJP still has upper hand versus Sena

‘Big Brother’ posts better strike rate; partners hint at extending alliance for Assembly polls The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena alliance will likely carry forward gains from the Lok Sabha elections into the Assembly elections in October 2019. The two partners, after sweeping most of Maharashtra’s 48 seats, hinted at taking their long-standing […]

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Equities trade strong as initial trends give BJP the lead

Equity markets opened strong on Thursday as initial trends showed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) heading towards a strong majority – in line with most exit polls. At 9.55 a.m. on Thursday, the benchmark Sensex was trading at 39,833, up 722 points or 1.85%. The broader Nifty gained 214 points or 1.82% to touch 11,952. […]

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Ensure Metro work doesn’t damage power cables: MSEDCL to MMRDA

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) recently asked the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to ensure that power cables are not damaged owing to the ongoing Metro works during the monsoon. MMRDA is the executive authority for most Metro projects in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Some areas which are under construction for […]

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PG medical students upset at one week stay by CET

Maharashtra government to move Supreme Court for extension of admission process The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) cell, through a notification issued early on Tuesday morning, stayed the admission procedure for post-graduate medical courses for seven days and said fresh guidelines would be issued following the Supreme Court order. Mentioning the possibility of changes in […]

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Dry days ahead? Marathwada and Vidarbha face threat of rain deficit

Vidarbha and Marathwada in Maharashtra are in the belt that may receive the lowest rainfall across the country this monsoon. According to private weather forecasting agency Skymet, which released its region-wise rainfall forecast for the southwest monsoon on Tuesday, these regions may witness a below-normal or deficient monsoon this year. Skymet’s forecast warned that the […]