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
HT Image
HT Image

CM-bug bites leaders

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2004 07:28 PM IST
As the formal campaign yet to take off for Oct 13 polls, the CM-aspirants are leaving no stone unturned to grab the throne ? hopefully for five years, writes Sujata Anandan.
HT Image
HT Image

Idea drought in poll season

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 07, 2004 05:40 PM IST
With the assembly elections approaching, the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance in Maharashtra is between a rock and a very hard place while the ruling Congress-NCP combine is floundering, hoping it can keep its head above water.
HT Image
HT Image

Sunil Dutt trounces Nirupam

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2004 06:05 PM IST
In the months leading to the LS polls, Dutt's rival, Sena candidate Sanjay Nirupam, ran a bitter campaign against Dutt, that broke all barriers of decency.
HT Image
HT Image

Vacation time for Pawar!

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2004 02:50 PM IST
Pawar's dilemma is that he cannot afford to desert the Congress at this juncture because he has assembly elections to face.
HT Image
HT Image

Congress may win in Maharashtra: Exit polls

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2004 08:54 PM IST
The Congerss-NCP have almost 55 per cent of the vote together and a seven per cent swing is not enough to cause an upset given that the Sena-BJP seem to have less than 40 per cent seats.
HT Image
HT Image

Kalmadi in enemy camp

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2004 12:22 PM IST
What better place to make a political appeal than a vegetable market, with its ever-available audience of traders and customers.
HT Image
HT Image

Bollywood split wide open over campaign

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2004 02:54 PM IST
To campaign or not to campaign, that is the question. And for whom. It?s the dilemma of several Bollywood stars in Mumbai NW.
HT Image
HT Image

Bollywood split wide open over campaign

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2004 10:16 AM IST
To campaign or not to campaign, that is the question. And for whom. It?s the dilemma of several Bollywood stars: choosing between Sanjay Nirupam and Sunil Dutt at the Mumbai N-W seat. Bal Thackeray has been badmouthing Sanjay Dutt ever since he turned down the demand that he seek votes against his father.
HT Image
HT Image

Housewife looks to enter the House

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2004 05:56 PM IST
Ujwalla Shinde, wife of Maharashtra CM, Sushil Kumar Shinde, gets into the fray with her "Saheb" as her guide and teacher for polls 2004.
HT Image
HT Image

Has Munnabhai repaid Sena debt?

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2004 03:34 AM IST
When Munnabhai MBBS Sanjay Dutt turned up at father Sunil Dutt's rally in Bandra on Sunday evening, his appearance made it clear that his debt to Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was paid in full.
HT Image
HT Image

Munnabhai: Dad vs debt

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2004 04:03 PM IST
When Munnabhai MBBS Sanjay Dutt turned up at father Sunil Dutt's rally in Bandra on Sunday evening, his appearance made it clear that his debt to Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray was paid in full.
HT Image
HT Image

Has Munnabhai repaid Sena the Tada debt?

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2004 09:28 AM IST
When Thackeray asked Dutt Jr to campaign against his father, he was too ambitious to believe that blood won't be thicker than water.
HT Image
HT Image

Sunil Dutt

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2004 11:32 AM IST
Munnabhai ke Papaji se miliye. For one it is the youth who are responding to him more than the oldies.
HT Image
HT Image

Fading stars party hard

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2004 05:16 PM IST
Fading stars party hard for lost fame
HT Image
HT Image

Will Pawar, Sonia share dais

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2004 07:00 PM IST
NCP chief Sharad Pawar is under pressure to campaign alongside Sonia Gandhi. Reason: While proximity to Pawar made electoral fortunes swing earlier, this time Gandhi seems to be biggest crowd-puller.
HT Image
HT Image

Congress in mood to outsmart BJP, NCP

PTI | By Sujata Anandan
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2003 02:18 PM IST
Congressmen in Maharashtra are afraid their party president Sonia Gandhi has already been persuaded (by AICC general secretaries) into an alliance with the Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party for the 2004 elections.
SHARE
Story Saved