Naresh is a Special Correspondent with Hindustan Times, Mumbai, since 2005. He covers the real estate sector, in addition to doing political reportage.
Articles by Naresh Kamath
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 12:10 AM IST
‘Surat today, Mumbai tomorrow’, read the tagline of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the city as they celebrated their remarkable performance in the Surat Municipal Corporation, where they won 27 seats in their debut election
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:21 AM IST
Maharashtra on Friday saw 10,216 new Covid cases in a day, crossing the 10,000-mark for the first time this year
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:48 AM IST
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray travelled without wearing a mask and even asked former Nashik mayor Ashok Murtadak to remove his mask when he came to greet him.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 06, 2021 12:07 AM IST
The Economic Survey tabled in the state legislature has revealed that the housing sector remained under pressure in 2020-21 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 12:32 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya has filed a police complaint against chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, at the Revdanda police station in Raigad district, for allegedly misusing his position for purchase of 19 houses by his wife Rashmi and Manisha, wife of Shiv Sena legislator Ravindra Waikar, at Alibag
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:27 AM IST
A total of 33,044 people were vaccinated on Tuesday. Of these, 12,299 were citizens above 60 years, while 3,812 were in the age group of 45-60 with comorbidities
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 01:25 AM IST
While battling glitches on the CoWIN app, 4,723 members of the general public received the first shot of the vaccine on Monday. The state also saw the number of new cases of Covid-19 fall to the 6,000 range after hovering above 8,000 for the past five days.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 12:32 AM IST
Maharashtra on Sunday recorded more than 8,000 Covid-19 new cases for the fifth consecutive day, while Mumbai reported more than 1,000 cases again, after a day’s gap.
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:12 AM IST
The BJP wants Sena minister Sanjay Rathod to be dropped from state Cabinet; CM Uddhav Thackeray irked over link to woman’s death by suicide, show of strength, say sources.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 04:32 PM IST
For social events, the state has mandated a maximum of 50 persons at a time in the banquet hall; they should be wearing masks along and maintaining social distance
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:01 AM IST
They pointed out that they are already facing losses as they are currently operating with 50% capacity
By Naresh Kamath and Aroosa Ahmed
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:38 AM IST
The farmers staged agitations at places like Dahanu, Aurangabad and Parbhani. However, they were detained by the police and the rail traffic wasn’t disrupted for long
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 12:18 AM IST
Farmers in the region are largely unaware of the three laws. They are more troubled by local issues which they face on a daily basis
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:26 AM IST
The episode came to the fore when 11 audio clips of a person allegedly talking with a Sena worker about the woman went viral. The BJP alleged that one of the persons in the audio clip is Sanjay Rathod.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 11:29 PM IST
Despite the realty slowdown, builders continue to buy land at high rates as was evident when the City and Industrial Development Corporation (Cidco) on Friday sold 19 plots for ₹677 crore
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 01:00 AM IST
The six were unlikely to get a re-nomination in the next civic polls, and hence they joined the Sena, hoping for party tickets, said sources
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 12:55 AM IST
The Shiv Sena criticised Union home minister Amit Shah over his remarks that there was no talks behind closed doors on sharing the chief minister’s (CM) post with the Uddhav Thackeray-led party
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2021 04:53 PM IST
The Sena walked out of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party after the 2019 polls following disagreements over their power-sharing agreement
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 11:13 PM IST
A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was allegedly beaten up by Shiv Sena workers on Saturday over his objectionable statements against chief minister and Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 11:45 AM IST
- Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the Centre should seriously introspect why the farmers are getting international support.
By Faisal Malik and Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:32 AM IST
The Shiv Sena, which is ruling the civic body, has supported the idea to make BMC the single planning authority of the city on the grounds that it would help in the development of the city. However, its ruling partners —the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress — have opposed it.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 12:29 AM IST
The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI), an association of hoteliers, called it a positive move which will add substantially to the state’s coffers
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 11:52 PM IST
Mumbai Six months after hotels in Mumbai were allowed to reopen, most of them are still struggling to stay afloat as they are running at approximately 40% occupancy
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 12:30 AM IST
Following President Ram Nath Kovind’s assertion that the insult to the tricolour was unfortunate, Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi chief Prakash Ambedkar has said it was the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) which had insulted the tricolour in the past
By Naresh Kamath | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2021 08:39 AM IST
- After the formation of Uddhav Thackeray led Maha Vikas Aghadi government, Raj Thackeray appears to be moving closer to the BJP, said a political analyst.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 12:25 AM IST
The MNS chief will visit Ayodhya between March 1 and 9. This was decided in a party meeting held at Bandra in Mumbai.
By Aroosa Ahmed and Naresh Kamath, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 11:52 PM IST
With the state’s decision to resume local train services for the general public from February 1 and extend the operational timings for restaurants and shops, the city is inching back to pre-pandemic normalcy
By Faisal Malik & Naresh Kamath
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:02 PM IST
The NCP called the demand baseless and pointless while the Shiv Sena said those making it should not forget Uddhav Thackeray is the Maharashtra chief minister
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:56 PM IST
The future seems brighter for the real estate sector this year after it faced a battering in 2020 courtesy of the Covid-19 pandemic and resultant lockdown
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 11:10 PM IST
- “From last 60 days, these farmers were sitting patiently, asking for the farm laws to be withdrawn but the government displayed no serious intentions,” said Pawar.