Shawan Sen

  • ED arrests Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital promoter Kishor Mehta over FEMA violation 26-11-2014 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested promoter of Mumbai-based Lilavati hospital, Kishor Mehta on Wednesday morning at 7 AM on charges of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation. ED officials say he had made a series of foreign transactions amounting to around 20 million dollars. The transactions indicated foreign exchange violation....
  • Mahesh Bhatt, Farah Khan on gangster Ravi Pujari's hit-list, other celebrities also on radar: sources 19-11-2014 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: An interrogation of arrested members of underworld don Ravi Pujari's gang has revealed that Bollywood directors Mahesh Bhatt and Farah Khan were on their radar. The accused revealed that Pujari had instructed his men to conduct a recce of Farah Khan's residence and also Red Chillies office owned by...
  • Maharashtra government to move SC over Marathas quota row 15-11-2014 07:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Saturday decided to approach the Supreme Court after Bombay High Court on Friday stayed the move to grant 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions in the state. The decision was taken at an all-party meeting chaired by Chief Minister...
  • Maharashtra: Bombay HC upholds Muslim quota in educational institutions, Maratha quota stayed 14-11-2014 12:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has stayed Maharashtra government's decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions. The High court has also stayed the state government's decision to provide 5 per cent reservation to Muslims in public service but allowed them reservation in...
  • BJP cheated the people of Maharashtra, says Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote 12-11-2014 11:53 PM

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Diwakar Raote said that the BJP government had cheated the people of Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will decide future course of action. This is a minority government, we will take up the matter," said Raote. ...
  • Maharashtra trust vote: Five Congress MLAs suspended for 2 years for heckling Governor 12-11-2014 09:02 PM

    Mumbai: Five Congress MLAs in Maharashtra were suspended on Wednesday for heckling Governor C Vidyasagar Rao and stopping his car. While the MLAs have been suspended for two years, a committee has been set up to report on the incident in the next Assembly session. The Congress and Shiv Sena...
  • BJP's Haribhau Bagde elected Maharashtra Speaker, Sena, Congress candidates withdrawn 12-11-2014 10:28 AM

    Mumbai: Ahead of the election for Maharashtra speaker's post, the Shiv Sena and Congress withdrew their candidates on Wednesday. The move paved way for the Bharatiya Janata Party's Haribhau Bagde to be elected unopposed. Bagde is a five-time MLA from Aurangabad district. The election for the speaker's post were held...
  • Shiv Sena gives more time to BJP, ready to sit in opposition if latter takes NCP's support 09-11-2014 08:21 PM

    New Delhi: The rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena widened on Sunday with the latter giving an ultimatum to its senior partner that it will part ways with it if it accepted support from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra. A high voltage drama went on...
  • Peeved over junior minister's rank to Anil Desai, Shiv Sena skips oath-taking ceremony 09-11-2014 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. Sena skipped the ceremony following differences over the portfolio being offered to its leader Anil Desai. Sena reportedly was eyeing...
  • Shiv Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn-in as minister: sources 09-11-2014 11:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will continue to be part of the National Democratic Alliance as Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn in as minister on Sunday, said sources. Even though Sena nominee has skipped the tea party hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for new Union Ministry inductees at...
  • Sena to send Anil Desai's name for Cabinet only if BJP resolves Maharashtra issue: sources 08-11-2014 02:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party's former ally Shiv Sena has set conditions for the former and said that it will send Anil Desai to the Union Cabinet only if the Maharashtra deadlock is resolved, said sources on Saturday. As talks between the BJP and Shiv Sena have hit a deadlock,...
  • Major security breach at Maharashtra government's swearing-in, 'unidentified' man shares stage with PM 07-11-2014 07:49 AM

    Mumbai: In a major security breach during the Maharashtra government's swearing-in ceremony last week, a self-proclaimed member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mumbai's Bihar cell, shared the dais with the senior leaders of the party. The intruder Anil Mishra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and clicked photographs with him....
  • Goa CM Parrikar to join Union Cabinet, BJP keen to induct Suresh Prabhu, Shiv Sena puts a spanner 06-11-2014 05:56 PM

    New Delhi: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's invitation to join the Union Cabinet and will move to Delhi. Parrikar could get the charge of the Defence Ministry which is currently held by Arun Jaitley as an additional charge along with the Finance Ministry portfolio....
  • Shiv Sena builds pressure on BJP, asks it to decide on power sharing before trust vote, say sources 01-11-2014 02:49 PM

    Mumbai: A day after the new Bharatiya Janata Party government in Maharashtra was sworn in, former ally Shiv Sena has stepped up the pressure. Sena has told the BJP to decide on power sharing before the floor test it will be facing within the next 15 days, sources said on...
  • Pune: 7-storey building collapses, 1 person feared trapped 31-10-2014 07:34 AM

    Pune: A 7-storey residential building collapsed in Narhe Ambegaon in Pune. Eight families were residing in the building which is close to the Mumbai-Pune highway. Three people including a child are likely to be trapped in the debris. Rescue operations are on. Fire brigade, ambulances and police teams are at...
  • BJP humiliated us by not offering any berths, will boycott Maharashtra CM's swearing-in: Shiv Sena 30-10-2014 09:44 PM

    Mumbai: As the Bharatiya Janata Party gears up to form its first government in Maharashtra, former ally Shiv Sena has decided to boycott the swearing-in of Chief Minister-elect Devendra Fadnavis on Friday. The Shiv Sena said that they have been constantly humiliated by the BJP despite claims of talks being...
  • With no offers from BJP, Shiv Sena decides to skip swearing-in of Fadnavis as the Maharashtra CM 30-10-2014 05:32 PM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has made it clear that it will not attend the swearing-in of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Devendra Fadnavis as the Maharashtra Chief Minister on Friday. In the first BJP government in Maharashtra, 44-year-old Fadnavis, a four-time MLA from Nagpur, will be administered the oath of...
  • Mumbai: Major fire at a military canteen, no reports of casualties 26-10-2014 08:15 AM

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a military canteen adjacent to Dockyard Road railway station in South Mumbai. However, no casualty has been reported. "We got a call around 11:30 pm that a fire has broken out in a closed military canteen adjacent to Dockyard Road station in south...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief Bhagwat in Nagpur, suspense continues over Maharashtra CM 25-10-2014 10:55 AM

    Nagpur: As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of reports that the RSS has endorsed party's Maharashtra President Devendra Fadanavis for chief minister's post. Trouble has...
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray willing to co-operate with BJP, says RPI's Athawale 24-10-2014 02:23 PM

    Mumbai: A consensus between former allies BJP and Shiv Sena over government formation in Maharashtra is likely as indicated by Republican Party of India chief Ramdas Athawale. Athawale on Friday said that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is willing to cooperate with BJP to form government in the state. He told...
  • Shiv Sena blinks first, offers support to BJP for government formation in Maharashtra: sources 22-10-2014 09:24 AM

    Mumbai: As the suspense continues over the government formation in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leaders met the Bharatiya Janata Party central leadership in the national capital. Sources said the Sena has offered support to the BJP for government formation in Maharashtra. Sena leaders Anil and Subhash Desai returned to Mumbai on...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena still undecided on post-poll alliance with BJP 20-10-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra is likely to wait for a few days to get a government as the Bharatiya Janata Party has not decided on the party for post-poll alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray met party legislators in Mumbai, but no decision has been announced yet on the post-poll alliance. Sena...
  • Maharashtra: BJP still in two minds over post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena, say sources 20-10-2014 11:31 AM

    Mumbai: After a victory in Maharashtra, hectic parleys are going on within the Bharatiya Janata Party and it is still in two minds over a post-poll alliance with the Shiv Sena despite party chief Uddhav Thackeray's overtures, said sources on Monday. The BJP emerged as the single largest party in...
  • BJP rules out alliance with NCP but not with Sena if it doesn't get majority in Maharashtra polls 17-10-2014 08:13 AM

    Mumbai: With just two days left for the Maharashtra Assembly elections result, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vinod Tawde said that the party will certainly get majority. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Tawde also clarified that if the need arose to form a post-poll alliance, then the possibility of going...
  • BJP lacks regional leaders, says Congress leader Milind Deora 15-10-2014 02:39 PM

    Congress leader Milind Deora said that people are not as enthusiastic about the assembly elections as they were about the parliamentary elections some months ago. "A party needs regional leadership. BJP lacks that. Congress should come in power as we have always worked in unity and not indulged into deception,"...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM, says Sanjay Raut 15-10-2014 08:31 AM

    Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut said that Maharashtra assembly elections 2014 would mark the end of coalition politics in Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM. Thackeray family is not keen on holding positions," said Raut. ...
  • Maharashtra elections: How to vote when you don't have a voter ID 13-10-2014 07:28 PM

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra prepares to vote in the Assembly elections on October 15, numerous complaints have come in yet again regarding names missing from the voters list. Maharashtra had faced a similar situation during the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, when lakhs of eligible voters were disenfranchised after they...
  • Modi is Indian PM, should move out of his Gujarat state of mind: MNS President Raj Thackeray 13-10-2014 03:42 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Raj Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India, he should move out from his Gujarat state of mind. "Modi should not compare 2 states and think beyond Ahmedabad," said Thackeray. ...
  • Sena wanted an alliance with us but didn't move forward on it, says MNS chief Raj Thackeray 13-10-2014 08:24 AM

    Mumbai: After the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Shiv Sena split in Maharashtra, speculation was rife over a possible alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena. MNS chief Raj Thackeray has told CNN-IBN that the Shiv Sena wanted talks on a possible alliance after splitting with the...
  • Let Maharashtra not New Delhi decide the CM: Uddhav Thackeray 11-10-2014 10:55 PM

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Uddhav Thackeray hits out at Modi, says he is the Prime Minister of India and not just a BJP leader. "BJP comes to Shiv Sena when they are in trouble, that is not acceptable. CM of Maharashtra will be chosen by its people," said Uddhav...