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Friday, Dec 06, 2019
Shailesh Gaikwad

Shailesh Gaikwad


Shailesh Gaikwad is senior associate editor, Hindustan Times. He heads the political bureau in HT’s Mumbai edition. In his career of over 18 years, he has covered Maharashtra politics, state government and urban governance issues.

articles by Shailesh Gaikwad (534 results)
Dec 03, 2019 00:53
There are a few factors that would decide not just the survival, but even the success of the Maharashtra government read more
Dec 02, 2019 10:33
As he starts his tenure, challenges are staring at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. read more
Dec 01, 2019 01:14
The team which will be assisting Uddhav Thackeray include two key Sena leaders, Subhash Desai and Eknath Shinde; party youth wing chief Aaditya Thackeray; party MP Sanjay Raut; and his secretary, Milind Narvekar. read more
Nov 27, 2019 00:40
On Saturday morning, Ajit Pawar, 60, elected legislative party leader of the Nationalist Congress Party, surprised everyone by allying with Fadnavis to form a BJP-NCP government in the state, “for the sake of farmers” as he himself put it. read more
Nov 25, 2019 00:47
Supriya Sule, daughter of party chief Sharad Pawar, was introduced to active politics a little before 2006 when she was nominated by the party for Rajya Sabha by-election read more
Nov 19, 2019 00:23
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray held closed door meetings with NCP chief Sharad Pawar and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel. read more
Nov 10, 2019 00:02
Even when Sena joined the BJP-led government in the state after initially opting for the Opposition benches in 2014, state BJP leaders could convince Thackeray to accept a deal that did not involve any significant portfolios for Sena ministers. read more
Nov 09, 2019 01:24
The direct communication between Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray was the reason why both the leaders managed to sort out various issues during the past five years, even as the two sides witnessed a bitter tussle on several occasions. read more
Nov 02, 2019 00:36
An irked Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is threatening to consider other options. It could mean forming a government along with the Opposition Congress and NCP or running a minority government with the help of the NCP and Congress. read more
Oct 30, 2019 00:26
Insiders have said that with the BJP being firm on not sharing the chief minister’s post, the Shiv Sena would want equal number of ministerial berths and key portfolios in the government. read more
Oct 22, 2019 00:30
There are certain aspects of this election that were noticeable during the past month read more
Oct 21, 2019 00:25
The BJP-Sena alliance is better placed to win the election, but the Opposition is putting up a fight. read more