Category Archives: Babanrao Mahadik

The bumpy road of politics

Raj and Uddhav Thackeray recently sparred over potholes. In a fantastic exchange, the cousins displayed ingenious word play to slander each other. To sum up: Raj threw the gauntlet saying that Uddhav should photograph potholes instead of wild animals. He … Continue reading

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Babanrao Mahadik rides high

Aditya Thackeray has frequently been in the news ever since his political debut – getting Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey kicked off the BA syllabus. He made headlines when he met Mamata Banerjee in Delhi to demand separate coaches … Continue reading

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Babanrao Mahadik’s literary turn

Recently Bombay university withdrew Rohinton Mistry’s Such a Long Journey from the second year BA syllabus after Aditya Thackeray and members of the Bharatiya Vidyarthi Sena took objection to certain anti-Shiv Sena passages. The BVS complained to Rajan Welukar, the … Continue reading

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Babanrao Mahadik makes a comeback

Recently, the Shiv Sena responded to the assaults on Indian students in Australia by declaring that it would not allow the Australian cricket team to play in Mumbai during the upcoming Indian Premier League. Some view this threat as Bal … Continue reading

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Saffron art

These are hard times for the salaried employee or those who are in “service” as my grandmum says. Jobs are being axed as the economic shitstorm shows no sign of letting up. Poor investment bankers have had to defer plans … Continue reading

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