Maharashtra Politics | Sharad Pawar gets a taste of his own medicine The NCP may have done better in alliance with the Congress in previous elections, but now there are no illusions that the two parties are headed for near decimation at the coming assembly elections.

Sujata Anandan For a man who has been revelling all his political life in betraying mentors, engineering defections and splitting parties, Sharad Pawar suddenly finds that shoe on his other foot and seems to be not liking it a bit. source:www.moneycontrol.com/n


Money in politics is an issue of great concern for the Indian polity. Most believe it undermines democracy in India so that what formally looks like a great democracy turns out to be just a shell of a democracy. In Hind Swaraj, Gandhi critiqued British parliamentary democracy on political grounds but big money in elections subverts it further. The bulk of the finance used by political parties, …..   Source:- indianexpress.com

Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Wednesday ordered filing of an FIR against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for giving an interview to a TV channel in Gujarat in violation of the 48-hour ban on campaigning, as well as against all TV channels that telecast the interview across districts going to the polls on Thursday.     Source:- timesofindia.indiatimes.com

Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi who has returned from his Kailash Mansarovar Yatra offers holy water from Kailash at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi at Raj Ghat . Congress will begin their march shortly from Raj Ghat. Opposition party Congress has called for a nationwide shutdown (Bharat bandh)  today, to protest against the sharp rise in fuel prices and depreciation of rupee. The Bharat bandh is also being supported  by other opposition parties.  


Nationwide protests against record high petrol and diesel prices shut down businesses, government offices and schools in many parts of India. Fuel prices have been witnessing a hike in several states across the country over the past few weeks, burning a hole in the pocket of common man. Leaders of various opposition parties led by Congress president Rahul Gandhi started the country-wide protest against rising fuel prices from Rajghat as part of


Lucknow: If politics is about managing contradictions, the BJP has its hands full in the Hindi heartland ahead of the 2019 general elections. An order passed by the Supreme Court earlier this year on the stringent bail provisions of Prevention of Atrocities Against Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes Act has spiralled into a political debate that threatens to singe the ruling party.     Source:- news18.com

Telford Shopping Centre

New artists’ impressions were released today of the town’s new extended Fashion Quarter. Work is also ongoing on the Northern Quarter and Southwater. Centre manager Glyn Morrow today said work is continuing in relation the current House of Fraser unit after the firm announced plans to close the store last month. “We are working behind the scenes with House of Fraser. There is nothing set in stone at the moment. We

Two arrested after Stockholm shopping centre is evacuated over suspected explosive object

Police have arrested two men on suspicion of breaching Sweden’s flammable and explosive items law after a suspected explosive was found at a Stockholm shopping centre. The two men were arrested in the vicinity of the Gallerian shopping mall in central Stockholm on Tuesday and the building was evacuated for just over an hour while a police bomb squad removed the object for examination.   Source:- thelocal.se

Aberdeen shopping centre

Waterstones is poised to move its Aberdeen store away from Union Bridge. The bookseller has signed a 10-year lease for a 9,939sq ft, two-storey unit in the Bon Accord Centre, meaning its Trinity Centre branch will close.The new store is due to open in spring. Catherine Rees, head of property at Waterstones, said: “We are very excited to be opening in Bon Accord and hope this move to a new

Retailers shower discounts in final pre-GST hours

Big Bazaar, the hyper and super market retail chain run by Kishore Biyan’s Future Group, was offering discounts ranging from 2-22% on select food and grocery items which will be taxed at a lower rate when GST takes effect. source:hindustantimes.com