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  • Narendra Modi has our full support: MNS May 14, 2014

    Raj Thackeray's MNS has reiterated its support to Narendra Modi even as it remains outside the NDA. ...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Mumbai April 18, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen visits various places in Mumbai to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Mumbai will vote on April 6 in the sixth phase ok Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • MNS leader Aditya Shirodkar has assets worth over Rs 4 crore April 16, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Aditya Shirodkar has his total assets valued at over Rs 4 crore. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Shiv Sena hits out at BJP, says don't take us for granted March 13, 2014

    Taking another swipe at ally Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), Shiv Sena chief Udhav Thackeray on Thursday said, "Our alliance with the BJP is strong but don't take us for granted." This comment comes just days after Uddhav expressed displeasure after senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met MNS chief Raj Thackeray...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed March 11, 2014

    Twenty security personnel lost their lives in a fierce encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Tuesday. There were 44 personnel from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Chhattisgarh Police in the road opening party when it was attacked by over 200 heavily armed Naxals. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is an MNS-Shiv Sena-BJP alliance ever possible? March 11, 2014

    All is well between the BJP and the Shiv Sena, it seems. Just days after BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met Raj Thackeray, the chief of MNS - Shiv Sena's rival - both BJP and Sena scrambled to portray a united front. The BJP was quick to calm the ruffled feathers....
  • News 360: MP uses pepper spray in LS as Shinde tables Telangana Bill February 13, 2014

    Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Thursday saw ugly scenes from the antiTelanagana MPs as the Bill to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh and create Telangana was tabled in Parliament. Expelled Congress MP Lagdapati Rajagopal used pepper spray while TDP MP Venugopal Reddy allegedly brandished a knife inside the...
  • A Billion Votes: Will Telangana formation be Congress's biggest goal? February 13, 2014

    The Lok Sabha witnessed chaotic scenes on Thursday morning. The moment Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde tabled the Bill in the Lok Sabha, angry MPs from Seemandhra region rushed to the well of the House shouting slogans. Some of them even tried to snatch parliamentary papers. But, what two...
  • Raj Thackeray reiterates stand, asks people not to pay toll February 13, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray said that the party's toll agitation won't stop. "We will continue to agitate until the promises made by the Maharashtra government are implemented," he added. Thackeray once again urged the people not to pay toll. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 12, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is the toll tax system in India against public interest? February 12, 2014

    High drama was seen on the streets of Mumbai and Maharashtra as close to 500 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists blocking highways to protest against toll tax were taken into custody. Around 10:30 am on Wednesday a defiant MNS supremo Raj Thackeray made his way to the Vashi toll plaza to...
  • A Billion Vote: Has Modi rewritten rules of political campaigning? February 12, 2014

    Spinning a campaign over a Congress jibe, BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi reaches out to people via video conferencing. While addressing his supporters at NaMo tea stalls at his office in Gandhinagar he said, "Bad governance is like diabetes. Once it strikes a lot of there illnesses follow." ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Maharashtra: MNS attacks toll booths as Raj Thackeray asks to boycott toll January 27, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists are on rampage in Maharashtra. They have targeted toll booths across the state after their leader Raj Thackeray asked them not to pay toll tax across the state. The police have arrested one MNS MLA and 71 workers so far. ...
  • News 360: MNS attacks toll plazas, NCP calls it political stunt January 27, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections of arson, riot, damage to public property. ...
  • A Billion Votes: HC pulls up Delhi government for state of night shelters January 27, 2014

    After facing a rebellion by its MLA Vinod Kumar Binny and under attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Arvind Kejriwal government is facing the heat in the Delhi High Court. The HC on Monday slammed the AAP for not inviting all NGOs on the night shelter issue and seeking...
  • Is MNS spreading anarchy by asking people not to pay toll tax? January 27, 2014

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections of arson, riot, and damage to public property. MNS supremo Raj Thackeray said, "I am instructing all MNS workers, colleagues and people...
  • MNS's violence at toll booths finds no favourites among public January 27, 2014

    The vandalism at toll booths by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has not gone down well with many of the people in the state. Although many agree that the toll plazas should stop collecting fee if the amount that went into its construction was reimbursed, they also say that violence is not the...
  • Mumbai residents support agitation against toll January 27, 2014

    MNS chief Raj Thackeray has announced that his party workers will not pay toll fees even if it means resorting to violence. Residents of Mumbai have come out in support of agitation against toll. ...
  • MNS demands Patil's resignation over the Mumbai gangrape August 23, 2013

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray blamed Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil for lawlessness in the state and has demanded for his resignation in the wake of the gangrape of a journalist in Mumbai. Expressing faith in the police, he said that there is not much the police can...
  • MNS threatens to disrupt the screening of 'Chennai Express' August 2, 2013

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) threatened to disrupt and stop the release of 'Chennai Express' on August 8 after reports that its makers attempted to dislodge ongoing popular Marathi movies from singlesreen cinemas in the state. The party was upset with reports that the Rohit Shetty directed movie had demanded prime...
  • CNNIBN Election tracker: CongressNCP leads in Maharashtra, Modi wave in Gujarat July 24, 2013

    A vast majority of 64 per cent respondents feel that they are happy under the Modi government while 23 per cent are dissatisfied. ...
  • FTN: Do politicians invariably make insensitive statements in public? April 10, 2013

    There was uproar in the Maharashtra Assembly for the third consecutive day, the Opposition is demanding deputy CM Ajit Pawar's resignation over his controversial 'urine' comment. ...
  • FTN: Is Maharashtra's drought a man made calamity? March 25, 2013

    The politics of drought in Maharashtra is turning violent. Two Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have been arrested after several of them went on a rampage, attacking the Indiabulls office in Mumbai. This came hours after MNS chief Raj Thackeray said that water meant for droughthit farmers was diverted to...
  • Is no one in Mumbai willing to rein in the MNS? December 3, 2012

    An MNS corporator who repeatedly slapped a 65yearold contractor was arrested, and released on bail. His party justified the assault. ...
  • News 360: BSP, SP stand on FDI will decide fate of UPA's reforms push December 3, 2012

    The BSP and SP on Monday continued to bargain hard with the UPA government, a day before the vote and discussion on FDI in retail. ...
  • MNS leader assaults contractor: Mumbai reacts December 3, 2012

    A 65yearold private contractor working with the KalyanDombivli Municipal Corporation was assaulted and hit by a MNS leader on Sunday for delay in water pipeline repair work. ...
  • Govt under pressure to amend section 66 (A) of the IT act November 29, 2012

    The Supreme Court has asked the Attorney General to respond to a petition challenging the controversial Section 66A in the IT Act. ...
  • Sena chief Bal Thackeray cremated with state honours at Shivaji Park November 18, 2012

    Nearly two to three lakh people, including several big names from political circle and Bollywood, gathered at Shivaji Park as Bal Thackeray was laid to rest. ...