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Udbhav Thackeray Still Hopeful Of An Alliance With BJP

Shiv Senais exploring all possibilities including a tie-up with BJP to form a government in Maharashtra. In a recent press briefing post the President’s rule in the state, party chief Udbhav Thackeray escaped from saying anything about his alliance with BPJ.

What was Shiv Sena’s stand on President’s Rule in the state?

Udbhav Thackeray is still hopeful of forming an alliance with its former ally BJP after the governor declined to give more time to Sena to submit proof of support. During a regular press briefing, he lashed out at the reports saying that why were the reporters in a hurry about government formation. The government had provided the parties six-months to form government.

What did Udbhav Thackeray say about BJP?

Udbhav Thackeray blamed BJP for the present stalemate. He said that it was BJP that snapped the ties by not keeping its pre-poll promise of 50-50 power sharing. He further said that the option of an alliance was ended by BJP and not the Sena.

What was the Lok Sabha poll promise between Shiv Sena and BJP?

Thackeray said that the BJP wasn’t hoping … Read the rest

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UK’s Labour Regret Its Kashmir Resolution After Indian Diaspora Branded The Party As Anti-Indian

Labour Party of UK backtracked on its September resolution over Kashmir after some Indian Hindu groups labelled the Labour Party as anti-Indian and started a campaign to move Indian votes to Conservative.

What was September Kashmir resolution of Labour Party?

Labour Party took up the Kashmir issue in its conference in September. It issued a statement stating that Kashmir is accepted as a disputed territory and that the people of Kashmir should get the right to self-determination in accordance with the UN resolutions.

What is the present stand of UK’s Labour on Kashmir?

President of the Labour Party, Ian Lavery accepts use of offensive language in the Kashmir resolution and feels regret about criticizing India for abrogating Article 370 in Kashmir. He assured the Hindu community that the Labour Party is fully aware of the sensitivities of Kashmir.

Highlights of Labour Party resolution on Kashmir

• Kashmir is a bilateral problem for India and Pakistan to resolve together

• Both the countries have to resolve the issue by peaceful means

• Any bilateral solution on Kashmir should respect the right … Read the rest

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History of Stunning Political Alliances Between Arch Rivals

Shiv Sena and Congress coming closure to form an alliance to form government in Maharashtra could be surprising for many. But here Sharad Pawar is working as a key link between Udbhav Thackeray and Sonia Gandhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi held discussion with senior party leaders and elected MLAs of Maharashtra assembly in Jaipur where the MLAs are stationed. The maximum number of Congress MLAs are favoring a Sena-led government to keep BJP out of power.

This alliance between Shiv Sena and Congress could look stunning but there are more stunning alliances in history.

  1. Mizoram’s Chakma Autonomous District Council

In 2018, the BJP with 5 members and the congress with 7 formed a post-poll alliance called United Legislature Party to form the Chakma Autonomous District Council government.

  1. BJP and PDP in J&K

In 2014, the BJP joined hands with its key rival Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed to form government. It is to be noted that both the parties were arch rivals in the state politics.

  1. Congress and AAP

In 2013 Delhi assembly elections, Congress slipped to the third-position in seats … Read the rest

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The World Celebrates 550th Birth Anniversary Of Guru Nanak Dev Ji On 12th November

Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru of Sikhism. Celebrated as Guru Parv, Gurupurab or Guru Prakash Parv, it falls on a full moon day in Kartik Puranmashi.

Celebration of Guru Nanak Jayanti

It is three-day celebration that starts two days prior to the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It starts with akhand path that is recitation of the holy book of Sikhism and conclude with people offering their prayers in Gurudwaras.

First Day

Akhand Path of Guru Granth Sahib is held in Gurudwaras. It is a 48-hour path or uninterrupted recitation of the preaching of Sikh Gurus.

Second Day

Nagarkirtan is organized. It is a procession led by PanjPyaras. It carries Nishan Sahib, the Sikh flag, and the Palanquin of Sri Guru Granth Sahib. But the main attractions of the Nagarkirtan are various singers singing and dancing to the tunes of brass bands.

Third Day

On the concluding day, people visit Gurudwars and listen to the sacred hymns recited by priests. Lungar or community lunch is … Read the rest

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Deepak Chahar Took 6 Wickets Including A Hat-Trick In 3rd T20I Against Bangladesh in Nagpur

Deepak Chaharhelped India win the T20I series with Bangladesh by taking 6 wickets in 7 runs in the 3rd and the last match of the series. He also broke the record of Sri Lanka’s AjanthaMendis of taking 6 wickets in 8 runs but 6/7 in the 3rd T20I against Bangladesh in Nagpur. India won the series by 2-1.

Highlights of Deepak Chahar bowling

• Became 1st Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in T20I

• His hat-trick is spread over 2 overs

• He bowled Shafiul Islam out on the last ball of the 18th over

• Mustafizur Rahman and bowling Aminul Islamwere also bowled out by Chahar

Bangladesh batting highlights

• India set a target of 175 runs for Bangladesh

• Mohammad Naim scored 81

• Naim scored maiden T20I fifty off 33 balls

• Mohammad Mithun scored 27

• Bangladesh crossed 100-run mark in the 12th over

Match summary

Bangladesh put a brave front with Naim and Mithun pooling 98-runs for third-wicket. The newbies including Sivan Dube and Yuzvendra Chahal couldn’t stop the batsmen from scoring runs. Naim … Read the rest

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Sena Exits NDA Government Following Sharad Pawar’s Advice; CWC Meeting To Discuss Maha Govt Formation

The feud over government formation in Maharashtra reached the center on Monday when Shiv Sena’s only minister in the Modi-led government resigned.

Shiv Sena asked Arvind Swant to resign from the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government. He was Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. It was a precondition set by NCP chief Sharad Pawar to start negotiation for government formation in Maharashtra.

Important developments in Maharashtra politics

  1. Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyariinvited Shiv Sena to form government after BJP declined the stake claim to power. Shiv Sena has to show numbers by Monday evening.
  2. Udbhav Thackeray is tipped to the CM with an NCP-deputy according to a formula reached over the weekend.
  3. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was reluctant to support Shiv Sena but Congress Working Committee will meet to discuss the situation under pressure from Maharashtra leaders.
  4. Saamna, the mouthpiece of Shiv Sena, indicated towards the possibility of Sena forming a government with the help of 54 NCP and 44 Cong MLAs.
  5. Shiv Sena moved its legislators to a resort in Mud Island after accepting the invite for government formation. Sena fears poaching of its MLAs by
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