While in most elections the public gets to choose which issues really matter, in the present election the BJP has managed to ensure that the electoral narrative has not strayed from the twin messages of nationalism and national security.
Shivajirao Jondhale, city collector and district election officer, said, “For booths in the open, we have set up tents covered with plastic. We are hopeful that the voter turnout will not be affected.”
In the clip that was shared widely on Facebook, Dhananjay, leader of the Opposition in the Vidhan Parishad, is heard saying that being the daughter of the elder brother has given Pankaja undue advantage, a refrain common in his election speeches this season.
At least 20 people have been killed and several others critically injured after a compound wall collapsed on hutments due to heavy rainfall at Kurar village, Pimparipada-Malad East, Mumbai. The rains have completely disrupted the city's normalcy.
A massive fire broke out in a slum opposite the Bandra Fire Station in Mumbai, gutting at least 60 houses on Tuesday. No casualties were reported, but two women and two children were admitted to a hospital after they fainted due to shock.
Led by the Congress party, a united Opposition called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday over rising fuel prices and falling value of the rupee. The protest turned violent in some states, causing damage to public property. While Congress President Rahul Ga