Dynasts galore: Bane of Indian politics grabs a starring role in Maharashtra cabinet expansion

Source: The Times of India - View Original Article
Published: Jan 21, 2020
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65% Conservative


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Policies:

Travel Ban
Public Education Spending
Welfare
Nationalism
Social Security Privatization

Sentiments

93% "From Uddhav's son Aaditya Thackeray getting a cabinet berth to Ajit Pawar, nephew of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, dynasts are everywhere one looks.""
85% "Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana confirmed discontent among party ranks because of the exclusion of 'original Shiv Sainiks' from the ministerial expansion - but Sena ..."
81% "Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's recent expansion of his council of ministers exemplifies how deep-rooted dynastic politics is in this country.""
68% "All of this is a byproduct of the deep centralisation of power in Indian politics, where an undemocratic sense of entitlement creeps in over ..."
59% "Dynastic politics can also be a source of instability in coalition setups.""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

93% : From Uddhav's son Aaditya Thackeray getting a cabinet berth to Ajit Pawar, nephew of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, dynasts are everywhere one looks.
85% : Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana confirmed discontent among party ranks because of the exclusion of 'original Shiv Sainiks' from the ministerial expansion - but Sena MP Sanjay Raut is the executive editor of Saamana and he is reportedly upset over the non-inclusion of his brother Vikhroli MLA Sunil Raut in the state cabinet.
81% : Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray's recent expansion of his council of ministers exemplifies how deep-rooted dynastic politics is in this country.
68% : All of this is a byproduct of the deep centralisation of power in Indian politics, where an undemocratic sense of entitlement creeps in over time.
59% : Dynastic politics can also be a source of instability in coalition setups.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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