Bal Thackeray

  • HC rejects Thackeray's estranged son Jaidev's plea for relief on the late leader's will 03-04-2014 03:01 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father's will from selling or disposing of the family properties. Uddhav Thackeray, Executive President of Sena and son of the...
  • Bombay HC reserves order on son's plea for relief on Bal Thackeray's will 02-04-2014 06:40 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Wednesday reserved order on an application moved by Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena chief late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father's will from selling or disposing of the family properties. Uddhav Thackeray, Executive President of Sena and son of the...
  • Why has Modi ignored Balasaheb in all his speeches, asks Raj Thackeray 03-02-2014 08:51 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday attacked BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi accusing him of ignoring Bal Thackeray during his visits to Maharashtra. The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena, founded by Bal Thackeray have been in alliance for more than two decades in Maharashtra. Pointing...
  • Mumbai: Bal Thackeray, Sachin Tendulkar among water bill defaulters 29-01-2014 06:31 PM

    Late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and SP leader Abu Azmi are among the two lakh water bill defaulters in Mumbai. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which recently made public the list of defaulters on its website, has named several biggies including former Maharashtra Chief Minister...
  • SC to hear PIL challenging Section 66(a) of the IT Act 27-01-2014 08:01 AM

    Mumbai: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a PIL challenging Section 66(a) of the IT Act. The PIL has been filed by the girls from Palghar in Maharasthra who were arrested for posting a status on Facebook after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray. Shaheen Dhada and...
  • Manmohan India's weakest PM, doesn't get respect anywhere: Uddhav Thackeray 23-01-2014 05:26 PM

    Mumbai: In a no-holds-barred attack on the Prime Minister, the Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said that Manmohan Singh was the weakest PM India had ever had. "India hasn't had as weak a Prime Minister as Manmohan Singh. He doesn't get any respect anywhere," Uddhav said at a rally...
  • Shiv Sena observes Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary with a huge rally 23-01-2014 10:41 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena observed the birth anniversary of party patriarch Bal Thackeray on Thursday with a massive rally in Mumbai. The rally is being seen as a show of strength to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's Mumbai rally which was held last month in which 'Shiv Sainiks' were...
  • Bal Thackeray's sons locked in legal row over property 21-01-2014 03:23 PM

    A little over a year after the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, his sons Uddhav and Jaidev are locked in a legal row over property worth crores left behind by the party patriarch. Uddhav, who was anointed party's Executive President by his father, has moved the Bombay High...
  • Uddhav's brother opposes Thackeray's Shivaji Park memorial 17-11-2013 11:32 PM

    In an embarrassment for the Shiv Sena, the late Bal Thackeray's elder son Jaidev on Sunday expressed strong opposition to a memorial dedicated to his father at Shivaji Park. Jaidev, the estranged elder brother of Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, said there is no need for a statue or memorial...
  • Stage set for Bal Thackeray's first death anniversary on Sunday 16-11-2013 11:27 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena plans to make a political and an emotional statement on the first death anniversary of its charismatic founder Bal Thackeray on Sunday. Over a million Shiv Sainiks from all over Maharashtra and other parts of the country are expected to reach Shivaji Park on Sunday to...
  • Will not mediate between Uddhav and Manohar Joshi: Munde 09-11-2013 10:31 PM

    Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, on Saturday, said he would not "mediate" to effect a patch up between senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi and party president Uddhav Thackeray. "I will not broker to end the disagreement between the two," Munde said while replying to a query on Uddhav apparently...
  • Babri Masjid case: SC to hear CBI's plea against 20 BJP leaders on Dec 12 21-10-2013 06:53 PM

    The Supreme Court, on Monday, said it will hear on December 12 the appeal of CBI against dropping of conspiracy charge against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case. A bench headed by Justice HL Dattu said that it would accord "full hearing"...
  • Shirdi temple, Thackeray memorial, Sena Bhawan receive bomb threat 16-10-2013 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: Authorities at the iconic Shirdi temple in Maharashtra have informed the police of a threat letter they received. That letter, a copy of which the police have shared with CNN-IBN speicifically states that the Shirdi Sai Temple will be blown up on the November 9. It also stated that...
  • Sena protests 'derogatory' remark on FB against Bal Thackeray 16-10-2013 03:27 PM

    Thane: There is tension in Thane after Shiv Sena activists protested an alleged derogatory comment against late party founder Bal Thackeray on Facebook. The Shiv Sena has registered a complaint with the police about the comment which ostensibly derides Bal Thackeray and his son Uddhav. A case against unknown persons...
  • Manohar Joshi leaves Mumbai after humiliation at Shiv Sena rally 14-10-2013 09:36 PM

    Senior Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi, who was booed off the dais at the party's Dussehra rally by Sainiks, who were angry at his utterances against party chief Uddhav Thackeray's leadership style left Mumbai on Monday. Joshi has left Mumbai and will be back in six days, sources said. It...
  • Shiv Sena workers force Manohar Joshi to leave Dussehra rally 13-10-2013 08:51 PM

    Mumbai: Angry Shiv Sena workers on Sunday shouted slogans against senior party leader Manohar Joshi and forced him to leave the venue of Sena's annual Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in the evening. Joshi had indirectly criticised party President Uddhav Thackeray's leadership style, by contrasting it with the aggressive style...
  • CNN-IBN Election tracker: Congress-NCP leads in Maharashtra, Modi wave in Gujarat 24-07-2013 11:53 PM

    A vast majority of 64 per cent respondents feel that they are happy under the Modi government while 23 per cent are dissatisfied. ...
  • Election tracker: Cong-NCP leads in Maharashtra, Modi wave in Gujarat 24-07-2013 09:28 PM

    The neighbouring states of Maharashtra and Gujarat have had a very contrasting political atmosphere. Maharashtra has become a two horse race since the 1990s with the Congress-Nationalist Congress Party on one side and the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena combine on the other side, but in Gujarat it has been a...
  • FB post row: HC slams Maharashtra govt for inaction against policemen 23-07-2013 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has rapped the Maharashtra government for not taking action against the officers who arrested two girls for posting Facebook status messages after Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's death. The court has ordered the public prosecutor to find out whether the action can be taken against...
  • Shiv Sena to celebrate 47th foundation day in Mumbai today 19-06-2013 08:14 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will celebrate their 47th foundation day in Mumbai on Wednesday- the first since the demise of their founder Bal Thackeray. Party president Uddhav Thackeray is expected to address a crucial meeting that will set the tone for next year's Lok Sabha elections. The party has invited...
  • Shiv Sena calls for NDA meet to decide on PM candidate 05-06-2013 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena remains non-committal on its choice of the NDA's Prime Ministerial candidate. On Wednesday, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the party was neither opposed to, nor in favour of any person. "Rajnath Singh (Bharatiya Janata Party president) has said that (Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra) Modi is...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park 04-06-2013 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • Online censorship: SC to hear plea against govt action 15-05-2013 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea seeking to restrain government authorities from taking any coercive action against anyone for posting alleged objectionable comments on social networking sites. An application was filed before the apex court seeking its direction to the authorities not to take...
  • Shiv Sena to decide its stand after BJP names PM candidate 11-04-2013 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: The rift within the National Democratic Alliance over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi seems to be growing. After the Janata Dal (United), now the Shiv Sena has hinted that it wants the Bharatiya Janata Party to decide on its Prime Ministerial candidate. "Narendra Modi was not in the...