UDDHAV THACKERAY

  • Nationalist Congress Party back-stabbed Bal Thackeray: Uddhav Thackeray Yesterday

    Thane: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage. "It was NCP which back-stabbed Bal Thackeray. NCP chief (Sharad Pawar) is...
  • Wasn't talking about revoking Muslims voting right but about ending vote bank politics: Uddhav Thackeray 6 days ago

    Mumbai: After being attacked from all quarters, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday clarified his party leader Sanjay Raut's remarks calling for the revocation of voting rights of Muslims. Thackeray said that Raut merely spoke about how Muslims are often exploited by several political parties as a vote bank....
  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena wins Bandra East bypoll, Narayan Rane loses with a huge margin 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena has won the all important Bandra East bypoll in Maharashtra by a thunderous margin. Congress leader Narayan Rane, who was taking on his former party Shiv Sena, lost with over 19,000 votes. According to the final tally, Shiv Sena won 52711 votes, Congress bagged 33703 votes and...
  • Mumbai: Narayan Rane trails by a huge margin in Bandra East bypolls, Sena way ahead 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Counting for the all important Bandra East bypoll in Maharashtra is underway where Congress leader Narayan Rane is trailing by over 19,000 votes. Rane is taking on his former party - the Shiv Sena - in the Thackeray backyard. The Bandra East bye-election has turned crucial for Rane who...
  • War of words ensue between BJP, Shiv Sena over LED lamps March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: A war of words has ensued between ruling partners BJP and Shiv Sena after a leader of Uddhav Thackeray-led party alleged "wrongdoing" in a project to install LED lights in 100 cities, including Mumbai, where it controls the civic body. An article written by Sena spokesperson and MP Sanjay Raut...
  • No rift with BJP, but Shiv Sena will oppose Land Bill, says Uddhav Thackeray March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, which has been critical of the Narendra Modi Government over the Land Bill, on Wednesday sought to put an end to speculation about a rift with BJP and said its stand on policy decisions should not be seen as a "revolt" against its senior alliance partner. Sena...
  • Land bill: Shiv Sena to launch awareness drive for farmers February 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked party workers to travel across Maharashtra to aware farmers about the Centre's proposed land reforms bill, party sources said. Thackeray's decision came after a series of meetings on Wednesday with senior leaders, legislators, parliamentarians and district-level activists about the ramifications of the...
  • Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve to meet Uddhav Thackeray for better coordination February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Leaders of the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena will meet in Mumbai soon to ensure better coordination between the alliance partners in Maharashtra. "BJP state President Raosaheb Danve will meet Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to discuss smooth coordination between the two ruling parties," a senior Sena leader told after a...
  • BJP reduced to 'dirt' by AAP in Delhi polls, says Shiv Sena February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party after its rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the saffron party has been turned into "dirt" by the broom-wielding Aam Aadmi Party and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poor show. The Sena also said it's...
  • Shiv Sena targets Narendra Modi, calls BJP's Delhi debacle PM's mistake February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: A day after Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in the Delhi elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party's oldest ally Shiv Sena has taken a dig at the party after their near wipeout in national capital. In an article in its mouthpiece Saamna, the party has made a scathing attack at...
  • First break alliance, then attack Modi: BJP to Shiv Sena February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: An angry BJP on Tuesday took strong exception to Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the poll rout in Delhi and dared its saffron partner to first quit the alliance and then attack its leaders. "Instead of concentrating on what is happening in...
  • Delhi loss 'defeat' for PM Modi: Uddhav Thackeray February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: With BJP left badly bruised in the Delhi Assembly poll, ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday added to its woes saying the outcome amounted to "defeat" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showed that tsunami is mightier than the "Modi wave". "It would not be wrong to call the results a...
  • Don't take our support to BJP Government in Maharashtra for granted: Uddhav Thackeray January 23, 2015

    Mumbai: Asserting that his support to the BJP in Maharashtra should not be taken for granted, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party had joined the Government to provide stability to the State, where no party had emerged clear winner in the October Assembly polls. "Just because we...
  • Mumbai: Raj visits Uddhav Thackeray's photo exhibition January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday paid a visit to the ongoing photography exhibition of his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray at the Jehangir Art Gallery. Uddhav, an avid photographer, is holding as exhibition after a gap of 11 years. The two brothers met at the exhibition...
  • BJP-Shiv Sena seal deal, Sena to get 4 Cabinet, 8 MoS berths in Maharashtra December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The meeting between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Monday finally put an end to the ongoing tussle between the two parties over power sharing in Maharashtra. According to the new arrangements, Shiv Sena MLAs will get four Cabinet and eight Ministers of State berths in Maharashtra...
  • 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...
  • BJP wants Sena to be part of Maharashtra government, but puts forth no concrete proposals: sources November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party held talks with the estranged ally Shiv Sena for being a part of the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra, sources said that no concrete proposals were forwarded by the BJP. According to sources, Sena has proposed that it be given the post of...
  • Swamy meets Uddhav, says BJP, Sena should unite for Hindutva November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: As Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena try to mend their severed ties, Subramaniam Swamy came calling at Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's residence on Saturday. Although, Swamy called it a personal meet, he said that the two parties should come together for Hindutva. "I will speak to Amit Shah and...
  • Shiv Sena, BJP start power-sharing talks; 10 ministries on table November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: BJP is understood to have offered five Cabinet berths and an equal number of Minister of State posts to Shiv Sena in its Government in Maharashtra as the estranged allies on Friday began talks to chalk out a power- sharing formula after days of acrimony between the allies. BJP leaders...
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray drags Sharad Pawar into slanging match against BJP's Eknath Khadse November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated on Wednesday with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to...
  • Former BJP ally Shiv Sena to be the 'principal opposition' party in Maharashtra Assembly November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will play the role of principal Opposition in the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly beginning December 8, party leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday said. "I have no knowledge of any talks between my party and BJP. As of now, we are an opposition party and will...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion, says BJP minister November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said that the estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the Assembly starts on December 8. The Sena, on the other hand, said it was firm on the demand of a...
  • 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...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • BJP didn't give Advani full details on break-up: Shiv Sena November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after BJP patriarch LK Advani held the Shiv Sena responsible for breaking ties with his party, the Sena on Sunday shot back at the octogenarian saying his party failed to provide him with complete information on the alliance breakdown. Advani during a function in Patna on November 14...
  • Uddhav Thackeray is completely clueless about what to do: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Tuesday said that Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray was completely clueless as to the future course for his party. "Uddhav Thackeray has no idea which side he is on and why is he on that side. He does not know where he has to take...
  • No support if BJP goes with NCP, says Shiv Sena November 10, 2014

    The Shiv Sena continues to keep its cards close to the chest refraining from taking a final decision on the alliance with the BJP. Party chief Uddhav Thackeray said that the Shiv Sena will sit in the Opposition if the BJP takes support from the NCP. The final decision is...
  • BJP in pole position: Is the party moving beyond its allies? November 9, 2014

    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. ...
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  • Shiv Sena gives more time to BJP, ready to sit in opposition if latter takes NCP's support November 9, 2014

    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 throughout...