The Jagdamba Talwar was one of the three precious swords Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had in his possession. How did the sword, which made a journey from Spain to Maharashtra and then to UK, land up in London?
While dynastic politics is not new to Maharashtra, neither is political rivalry within such families, including that of the Thackerays (Raj Thackeray broke out of the family to form the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena).
The situation is worse in Nanded and Latur where the Prime Minister held rallies in April, but none of his speeches focused on the prevailing scenario or relief measures.
Wardha remained the citadel of the Congress party for years after independence. However, the Congress suffered its first setback in 1991 when Ramchandra Ghangare of CPI won the seat and in 1996, it was grabbed by BJP's Vijay Munde.
Sharad Pawar has been tackling the family members very skillfully. Unlike other prominent political families, Pawar family has never ended up in any public spat till date.