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Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Sujata Anandan

Sujata Anandan


I wonder if the Sena and the AIMIM know that Bal Thackeray was the first person ever in India to lose his voting rights and that to contest elections for hate speeches he had made during a 1987 byelection to Vile Parle.

articles by Sujata Anandan (542 results)
Jan 22, 2020 00:14
Uddhav Thackeray’s statement over the birthplace of Sai Baba led to a furore read more
Jan 15, 2020 00:05
The large portrait of the Maratha warrior king at the entrance of Mantralaya was set up by Antulay when he was the chief minister in the early 1980s. read more
Jan 08, 2020 00:14
As Uddhav Thackeray makes all the right political moves in his role as chief minister of Maharashtra, he has taken many critics and bitter opponents of the Shiv Sena by surprise read more
Dec 31, 2019 23:47
Had Ajit not “approached” Devendra Fadnavis with support for the former chief minister’s (CM) government, there was no way that Narendra Modi and Amit Shah would have facilitated a government led by the Shiv Sena. read more
Dec 25, 2019 00:33
Devendra Fadnavis needs to take some contemporary history lessons before dictating terms to the best home minister Maharashtra has ever had read more
Dec 17, 2019 23:56
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, with each passing day, seems to be perfecting the art of the tightrope walk read more
Dec 11, 2019 01:05
Sharad Pawar is now between the horns of a very serious dilemma – accommodating Ajit invites the risk of him running away with the government. Keeping him out entails the risk of tempting him to try and split the party again read more
Dec 04, 2019 01:00
Fadnavis clearly forgot that Pawar began life in the ring as a wrestler with the same pugnacity read more
Nov 27, 2019 02:05
Modern-day politics has been wracked by ambitious nephews who wanted to grab all from their more illustrious and hard-working uncles without quite deserving it read more
Nov 20, 2019 00:48
If they do not seize this munificence from God with both hands now, no God might be able to rescue them in the future read more
Nov 12, 2019 23:59
Over the years, Pawar has exhibited the patience of an elephant in getting even with his tormentors and I base this conviction on the age-old rivalry between Pawar and Vikhe Patils. read more
Nov 06, 2019 00:10
The BJP, which had been able to form governments even when it was not the single largest party, has simply not been able to do so in Maharashtra read more
Oct 30, 2019 00:29
The Shiv Sena will keep punching above its weight and needling the BJP over various issues and the BJP will have to grin and bear it, given that now it can afford even less than before to shake off its troublesome ally read more
Oct 23, 2019 00:17
At almost 79 years of age, Pawar has proved he remains the sole grassroots politician in the state amid a generation of hothouse leaders dependent on Twitter and other social media to communicate to the people. read more
Oct 16, 2019 00:10
He never gives up. Perhaps that is why BJP leaders and senior Congressmen detest him so much. read more