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‘Ambedkar tourist circuit only aids nationalistic narrative’

The five spots on the tour are not true to Dr. Ambedkar’s ‘true legacy’, say scholars and Ambedkarites; they suggest Raigarh where he led Mahad Satyagraha and Pune where he held negotiations with Gandhi, among others, as places of significance The five spots on the tour are not true to Dr. Ambedkar’s ‘true legacy’, say …

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Maharashtra tourism amends Agri Tourism Policy to make it more investor friendly, Hospitality News, ET HospitalityWorld

Maharashtra tourism has brought out key amendments to the State’s Agri Tourism Policy to make it more investor friendly. (Image for representation only) Maharashtra tourism has brought out key amendments to the State’s Agri Tourism Policy to make it more investor friendly. A meeting chaired by Valsa Nair Singh, principal secretary – tourism, Maharashtra early …

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PCMC chief Rajesh Patil shunted out after a ‘controversial’ tenure

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Commissioner Rajesh Patil, whose tenure was riddled with controversies, run-ins with elected representatives, and verbal duels with activists, has been suddenly transferred as the managing director of the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC). Patil will be replaced by IAS office Shekhar Singh, who is currently holding the charge as district collector, Satara. He …

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Global Village Idiot: Smart communication needed for Smart city’s success

As a Pune resident, the last month has been frustrating, fascinating, and perplexing. Frustrating because in an age when the state and local governments have my contact information, they do not seem to find it necessary to send me advance notice or alerts on matters that matter. Fascinating because in an age of easy access …

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