BAL THACKERAY

  • Shiv Sena wants Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray Yesterday

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded that its founder patriarch late Bal Thackeray should also be honoured posthumously with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. The demand was made by party leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi, who listed Thackeray's achievements and contributions to the society and...
  • Shiv Sena demands Bharat Ratna for Bal Thackeray 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today demanded Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray, a day when the country's highest civilian honour was bestowed on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya. The party, a BJP ally, said while it was heartening to see that...
  • Bal Thackeray's will was updated many times, says lawyer December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness on Thursday stated before the Bombay High Court that Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray had amended his will eight to nine times between 1997 to 2011. F D'souza, a lawyer, said during a hearing before Justice Gautam Patel that every time a new draft of...
  • Mumbai: Ruckus at BMC event attended by Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporator on Sunday created ruckus at an event attended by Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray. The corporator said that during Bal Thackeray days even a corporator was respected but that's not the same under Uddhav's rule. The BMC is dominated...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 17, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 17, 2014

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  • News 360: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, Meiyappan indicted in IPL spot-fixing November 17, 2014

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. ...
  • Bal Thackeray's death anniversary: Signs of thaw between Uddhav and Raj November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Signs of thaw were visible between estranged cousins - Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray - on an occasion to observe former Shiv Sena supremo supreme late Balasaheb Thackeray in Mumbai on Monday. The two cousins Uddhav and Raj were spotted at Balasaheb's memorial chatting and sitting next...
  • Shiv Sena to flex muscles on Bal Thackeray's second death anniversary November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will flex its muscles on the second death anniversary of its founder-patriarch, late Bal Thackeray on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Shiv Sainiks are expected to visit the Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park for which elaborate arrangements have been put in place, said party secretary and parliamentarian...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP, Shiv Sena would not have split if Balasaheb was alive, says Rajnath Singh October 9, 2014

    Mandrup: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would not have broken had Bal Thackeray been alive. "We have great respect for Bala Saheb Thackeray. If he were alive, the alliance between Sena-BJP would not have broken," he said. Addressing a poll rally for the...
  • Maharashtra elections: Sena hits out at PM Modi, questions his respect for Bal Thackeray October 6, 2014

    Mumbai: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigns in poll-bound Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena on Monday hit out at him and questioned his respect for late Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Sena through its mouthpiece 'Saamna' questioned the recent break up of the 25-year-old alliance between Shiv Sena and BJP. The editorial said...
  • Maharashtra 'buried' those wanting to conquer it: Shiv Sena to BJP September 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Apparently targeting its former ally Bhratiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena on Saturday said that it was its leader Bal Thackeray who stood up for Hindutva while others used it as a "shield for political gains" and warned that "those who came to conquer Maharashtra were buried in the state's...
  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • Is a social media crackdown the right response? June 10, 2014

    Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24yearold IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji and late...
  • Pune techie murder: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay named accused June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24yearold IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji...
  • Maharashtra government to act against objectionable Facebook posts June 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government is considering action against not only those who post objectionable posts on social networking sites like Facebook but also those who "like" and forward them, Home Minister RR Patil warned on Monday. The minister's stern comment came in the wake of violence following certain insulting posts by...
  • Pune: 253 arrested in connection with techie's murder, 73 cases filed June 6, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the case of hate crime continues. Pune Police has arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on the social media. So far 73 cases have been filed. Police is still on the look out for 4 more people involved in...
  • Maharashtra: Tension prevails over derogatory post on Shivaji, Bal Thackeray June 2, 2014

    Tension prevails in some parts of Maharashtra after a post on a social networking website Facebook showed objectionable pictures and allegedly derogatory references to Chhatrapati Shivaji and the late Shiv Sena patriarch, Bal Thackeray. Shops in some areas of Pune, Kolhapur and Solapur remained shut amidst protests and sporadic incidents...
  • Shiv Sena protests over derogatory Facebook post on Shivaji, Bal Thackeray June 1, 2014

    Pune: Shiv Sena protested on Sunday after objectionable pictures of Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Late Bal Thackeray were posted on social networking site Facebook. The Shiv Sena workers also pelted stones at buses in Pune and its surrounding areas on Saturday night. About eight buses were damaged in the incident as...
  • HC rejects Thackeray's estranged son Jaidev's plea for relief on the late leader's will April 3, 2014

    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 April 2, 2014

    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 Sena...
  • Why has Modi ignored Balasaheb in all his speeches, asks Raj Thackeray February 3, 2014

    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 to...
  • Mumbai: Bal Thackeray, Sachin Tendulkar among water bill defaulters January 29, 2014

    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 A...
  • SC to hear PIL challenging Section 66(a) of the IT Act January 27, 2014

    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 January 23, 2014

    Mumbai: In a noholdsbarred 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 marking...
  • Shiv Sena observes Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary with a huge rally January 23, 2014

    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 January 21, 2014

    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 Court...
  • Uddhav's brother opposes Thackeray's Shivaji Park memorial November 17, 2013

    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 to...
  • Stage set for Bal Thackeray's first death anniversary on Sunday November 16, 2013

    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 pay...
  • Will not mediate between Uddhav and Manohar Joshi: Munde November 9, 2013

    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 coldshouldering...