All stories by Hemant Waje
'Uddhav is not reluctant, but a consummate politician'Rediff.com31 Dec 2019
'He is as consummate a politician as anyone else which is evident considering the way in which he has placed his party and weeded out his rivals from within the party.'
'Shiv Sena won't discard Hindutva so easily'Rediff.com31 Dec 2019
'For the Shiv Sena, Hindutva is like a shawl which can be put on and discarded at will.'
'Shiv Sena and BJP are twins'Rediff.com10 Jul 2019
'I don't think there will be many problems after the assembly election results.'
When a Thackeray met Mumbai's youth...Rediff.com24 Apr 2019
'I am trying to make the political system more answerable to the people.'
MUST SEE: He's the D'Evil in Gully Boy!Rediff.com20 Feb 2019
The Mumbai rapper shares his story with Rediff.com's Hemant Waje.
Thackeray makes an honest confessionRediff.com30 Jan 2019
You won't take away anything from Thackeray when you leave the theatre, says Hemant Waje, reviewing the Marathi version of the biopic.
'Modi won't accept defeat for himself'Rediff.com13 Dec 2018
'Modi has kept some loopholes in case they lose, saying it was not his election.' 'The fight will be Modi of 2014 vs Modi of 2019.' 'The BJP has realised that keeping the temple issue alive is more important than building the temple itself in terms of votes.'
'We don't doubt Rahul has a good heart'Rediff.com13 Dec 2018
'He has got all the criteria that are good for running an NGO.' 'He is always doing charitable things.' 'To be a political leader you must have cunning to go for the seal.'
'Parrikar is living for Modi and Shah'Rediff.com6 Dec 2018
'Parrikar only wants power'Rediff.com6 Dec 2018
'Parrikar is living for Modi and Shah, not for his motherland or Goa'
Watch out for Maharashtra's new NOTA law!Rediff.com19 Nov 2018
'Whatever the Supreme Court expected, it wasn't achieved in these five years.' 'So, we have made an amendment now to achieve that objective.'
Is your child gay? How you can helpRediff.com9 Oct 2018
Chitra Palekar explains how parents and teachers can help accept sexuality.
Mumbail local train services disrupted in morning peak hoursRediff.com27 Jul 2018
CJI Dipak Misra's impeachment motion: What happens nextRediff.com20 Apr 2018
What is an impeachment motion and what is the process to sack an apex court judge? What will happen to the CJI if the impeachment is successfully accepted?
'4 hours, 8 km: Marching with farmers left me heartbroken'Rediff.com12 Mar 2018
4 hours, 8 km: Marching with farmers left me heartbrokenRediff.com12 Mar 2018
As thousands of protesting farmers marched into Mumbai on Sunday, Hemant Waje walked along with them. This is his account.
How life in Mumbai was brought to a haltRediff.com4 Jan 2018
Mumbaikars searched for ways to get out of the many traffic snarls, reports Rediff.com's Hemant Waje who was caught in the traffic blockade for hours during Wednesday's Maharashtra bandh.
Rasta roko hits road traffic between Thane and MumbaiRediff.com3 Jan 2018
At Mumbai building crash site, residents wait with hopeRediff.com31 Jul 2017
Five days after their building came crashing down, bringing down their world along with it, the survivors wait in hope for definite answers from the authorities, reports Hemant Waje/Rediff.com.
An open letter to Virat Kohli: O Captain! My Captain!Rediff.com3 Mar 2017
On the eve of the Bengaluru Test match, a diehard cricket fan pens a heartfelt note to the Indian captain.
Humble Rs 100 turns hottest banknote in town!Rediff.com9 Nov 2016
The humble Rs 100 bill had several takers on an otherwise normal weekday evening across the country on Tuesday night, even as police had to be deployed outside ATMs to control the crowd waiting eagerly to get their hands on the banknote.
Review: Ventilator is a refreshing family dramaRediff.com4 Nov 2016
Ventilator is a simple Marathi family film which you can enjoy this weekend with your parents, uncles, aunties, cousins..., writes Hemant Waje.
'Sanjay Dutt's release has brought good news to people like us'Rediff.com25 Feb 2016
A Mumbai restaurant celebrates Sanjay Dutt's release by serving Sanju Baba Chicken, FREE!