Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

  • Raj Thackeray backs Modi for PM, sticks to his anti-North Indian stand 18-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: An extremely aggressive and combative Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray stuck to his stand of supporting Narendra Modi for the post of prime ministership but added that his party will never back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The politician whose main agenda is to target North Indians and...
  • MNS was close to reaching a deal with BJP, hints Nitin Gadkari 28-03-2014 08:45 AM

    Days after the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance trouble, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has now hinted that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray was very close to signing a deal with the BJP. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Gadkari stopped short of saying that with Shiv Sena's strong displeasure, the talks with...
  • Nitish Kumar takes to Facebook, slams BJP for joining hands with MNS 10-03-2014 01:10 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is using Facebook to target his friend-turned-foe BJP ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.In his latest post, Nitish Kumar has criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for joining hands with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS). "Any one, who joined hands with those who insulted Bihar, I...
  • Nitish slams BJP for hobnobbing with MNS in Maharashtra 10-03-2014 08:32 AM

    Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday slammed BJP for hobnobbing with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) in Maharashtra saying the people of Bihar will reject the party's collusive politics of communalism and regional chauvinism. "Bihar mein hunkar and Maharashtra me abhaar (roar in Bihar and thanks giving in Maharashtra)," Kumar said...
  • MNS to fight against Shiv Sena but maintains support for Modi 09-03-2014 07:55 PM

    Mumbai: Ending days of speculation after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari appealed to him not to split the anti-Congress vote, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday refused to oblige by announcing his first list of Lok Sabha candidates. Though he maintained that the party will back Narendra...
  • Mahesh Manjrekar to contest Lok Sabha elections as MNS candidate 09-03-2014 03:24 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar Sunday announced he will contest the Lok Sabha election from Mumbai North-West as a Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) candidate. "I got a call from (MNS chief) Raj (Thackeray), and I am very happy today," Manjrekar told IANS. He said "this is the right time" to plunge...
  • Shiv Sena warns BJP, says meeting Raj Thackeray a threat to alliance 04-03-2014 11:59 AM

    Mumbai: A day after Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari met Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, the Shiv Sena has warned the BJP. The Shiv Sena has said that any talks with the MNS will affect the BJP-Sena alliance. "If our ally praises NCP, Congress it is detrimental to...
  • BJP tries damage control after meet with MNS, Sena reportedly upset 04-03-2014 08:31 AM

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party is trying to balance its allies' concerns after its meeting with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray. Maharashtra BJP President Devendra Fadnavis held a meeting with Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday night. This came amidst reports that the Shiv Sena is unhappy about...
  • Shiv Sena calls MNS's toll tax agitation a 'drama by Congress-NCP' 13-02-2014 04:20 PM

    Mumbai: Attacking the Raj Thackeray-led MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena) for its agitation againt toll tax, the Shiv Sena said it was just a publicity stunt. In an editorial written in the party mouthpiece Saamana, the Shiv Sena has alleged that Raj Thackeray's toll agitation is nothing but a drama scripted...
  • Maharashtra government to bring new toll collection policy in 2 weeks 13-02-2014 11:33 AM

    Mumbai: A day after massive agitation in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that a new toll collection policy will be ready within the next 15 days. According to the new policy electronic surveillance will be made mandatory to record exact road traffic. The government will also...
  • Maharashtra toll: A day after MNS agitation, Raj Thackeray meets CM 13-02-2014 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: After a dramatic day of agitation in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday morning. The meeting comes after Chavan reached out to Thackeray on Wednesday over the toll collection issue. Thackeray was detained for three hours on Wednesday when he...
  • Maharashtra toll: MNS set to block roads across the state today 12-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Mumbai: Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is set to block traffic on all national highways in Maharashtra on Wednesday as part of an agitation against toll tax. Thackeray has now asked his party workers not to vandalise. 50 MNS workers from Navi Mumbai, 33 from Vasai, 100 from Nashik and...
  • Maharashtra: MNS workers vandalise yet another toll booth 11-02-2014 10:32 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers vandalised yet another toll booth in Maharashtra on Tuesday night at Uran. No one has been arrested so far. The incident comes just a day after the Mumbai Police served a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena after its chief Raj Thackeray threatened a statewide agitation...
  • Maharashtra toll: Raj Thackeray threatens statewide road blockade 10-02-2014 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has threatened to launch a statewide road blockade agitation on Wednesday over the toll collection issue. Addressing a rally in Pune, he also attacked the Shiv Sena for not supporting him. Thackeray said he will continue his agitation till the time the 'illegal'...
  • Shiv Sena targets MNS, claims it began protests against toll booths 29-01-2014 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday lashed out at the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over vandalising toll booths saying Raj Thackeray's party has woken up suddenly to the issue. In its mouthpiece Saamna, the Shiv Sena claimed that it is the party that began the agitation against toll. "The...
  • Maharashtra toll booth violence: 25 MNS workers detained 28-01-2014 02:33 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Tuesday detained 25 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers have for vandalising Bandra Worli sea link. This comes a day after MLA Pravin Darekar and 71 MNS workers were arrested on Monday for vandalising a toll booth in Dahisar. The MNS workers were charged with sections...
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  • News 360: MNS attacks toll plazas, NCP calls it political stunt 27-01-2014 08:38 PM

    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. ...
  • Is MNS spreading anarchy by asking people not to pay toll tax? 27-01-2014 07:27 PM

    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 not...
  • Maharashtra: MNS MLA, 71 workers arrested for vandalising toll booth 27-01-2014 05:56 PM

    Mumbai: 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. Earlier, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar warned of strong action against MNS workers for vandalising...
  • Maharashtra government threatens action against MNS for vandalising toll booths 27-01-2014 05:30 PM

    Maharashtra government has threatened strong action against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena for vandalising many toll collection centres across the state. Deputy CM Ajit Pawar said that no violence would be tolerated. Many MNS workers including MLA Pravin Darekar have been arrested for creating ruckus at toll booths and defacing them. As...
  • MNS's violence at toll booths finds no favourites among public 27-01-2014 05:04 PM

    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...
  • Maharashtra: MNS workers vandalise more toll plaza offices 27-01-2014 08:16 AM

    Mumbai: In yet another incident of vandalism at Maharashtra's toll booths, activists of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena went on a rampage, vandaling toll plaza offices in Thane, Airoli and Nagpur. This came after MNS chief Raj Thackeray announced that his party workers will not pay toll fees even if it...
  • Modi should've quit as CM when BJP made him PM nominee: Raj Thackeray 09-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Mumbai: After the Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has also also hit out Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Raj Thackeray has said that Modi should have resigned as CM as soon as the BJP announced his name as the PM candidate. Raj Thackeray also...
  • Security outside Amitabh Bachchan's house fearing SP, BSP protest 30-12-2013 07:41 AM

    Mumbai: Anticipating protests by workers of Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) following the truce between Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray and actor Amitabh Bachchan, police have provided additional security at latter's bungalows in suburban Juhu. "As a precautionary measure, we have deployed our men at Jalsa,...
  • A noble cause shall always have my endorsement: Big B on Thackeray 27-12-2013 06:05 PM

    Mumbai: There was a lot of speculation this week over Amitabh Bachchan's supposed patch-up with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, but the Hindi film megastar says that he attended the function for the benefit of the unsung heroes of the filmdom. Big B and Thackeray apparently had a...
  • Raj Thackeray shares dais with movie star Amitabh Bachchan 23-12-2013 11:19 PM

    Mumbai: After five years, movie star Amitabh Bachchan and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray shared the dais for the welfare of cine artistes on Monday. They were given a rousing welcome amid beating of drums and cymbals at the Shanmukhananda Hall on the occasion of the Maharashtra Navnirman...
  • 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...
  • Quit India, MNS tells singer Adnan Sami 13-10-2013 10:44 AM

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Saturday asked London-born singer of Indian-Pakistani origin Adnan Sami to leave the country immediately as his visa has expired, an official said. The MNS Film Wing chief Amey Khopkar called Sami, 44, to the party office in the afternoon and spoke to him for over...
  • MNS demands Patil's resignation over the Mumbai gangrape 23-08-2013 09:20 PM

    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...