Uddhav Thackeray

  • Congress, NCP criticise warring Thackeray cousins 03-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Congress and NCP in Maharashtra on Thursday criticised warring cousins, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS president Raj Thackeray, saying their fight was similar to television reality shows. For them, who served what to late Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray is more important than the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. "Batata...
  • 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...
  • It was Shiv Sena which felt need for alliance with MNS: Raj Thackeray 02-04-2014 10:36 PM

    Mumbai: Slamming his estranged cousin and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday said it was Uddhav who had felt the need to forge an alliance with him. "I was not waiting for his call. I never expressed need. You (Uddhav) showed the necessity....
  • Raj working to build party, Uddhav got it on a platter: Pawar 02-04-2014 09:27 PM

    Alibaug: NCP president Sharad Pawar on Wednesday made light of Uddhav Thackeray's remarks that his bid to join NDA was foiled and lavished praise on the Shiv Sena president's estranged cousin, MNS chief Raj Thackeray. "I feel pity (over Uddhav's statement)," Pawar said, speaking to reporters, after addressing a rally...
  • 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...
  • Uddhav's claim of stopping my entry into NDA 'joke of the year': Pawar 01-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: Agriculture Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday trashed Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray's claim that he blocked his entry into the NDA, dubbing it the "joke of the year" made out of "frustration". "I will say this is the joke of the year," Pawar retorted sharply, reacting...
  • Rajnath, Modi assured MNS won't be part of Mahayuti: Uddhav 01-04-2014 03:36 PM

    Mumbai: Stating that long standing ties with its saffron ally have been normalised, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said BJP chief Rajnath Singh and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi have assured him that MNS will not be included in the 'Mahayuti' (grand alliance). "MNS will not be included...
  • Shiv Sena will continue to oppose anti-national Muslims: Uddhav Thackeray 01-04-2014 01:25 PM

    The Shiv Sena will continue to oppose the "anti-national Muslims" who do not respect the country's laws and create problems for people, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Tuesday. "Like my father (the late) Bal Thackeray, those Muslims who consider India their motherland, respect the laws of...
  • LS polls: No room for Sharad Pawar in NDA fold, says Uddhav Thackeray 31-03-2014 02:02 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said there is no room for NCP chief Sharad Pawar in the NDA fold and he is confident that even after elections the alliance would not require his support. "Myself, Gopinath Munde, Ramdas Athavale and Raju Shetty opposed Pawar's entry in the...
  • All well between Shiv Sena, BJP? Uddhav says Modi has given a 'face' to opposition 30-03-2014 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: After many years, the opposition in India has got a face in Narendra Modi and this has created a storm in national politics, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said in Mumbai on Sunday. "Until now, barring (former prime minister) Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian opposition parties lacked an acceptable...
  • NDA wave will soon turn into 'saffron storm': Uddhav 30-03-2014 05:30 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said Congress is in a bad shape due to lack of formidable leadership and claimed that "saffron resurgence" is on the cards with Narendra Modi being a credible alternative. "The wave in favour of BJP-led NDA across the country will be soon...
  • Is Uddhav's inaccessible nature behind exodus from Shiv Sena? 19-03-2014 09:48 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is on the back foot after his party saw some high profile exits. The latest being the party's face on TV debates Rahul Narvekar. Known for his passionate defence of the Shiv Sena on national television as its spokesperson, Narvekar's dramatic switch to the...
  • Shiv Sena will work with BJP and come to power in Delhi: Uddhav Thackeray 19-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday reiterated that there was no strain in the party's ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "We will work together. We don't want anybody putting speed breakers in the relationship. We will come to power in Delhi," he said, denying reports that...
  • Shiv Sena MPs quit to join Congress, NCP; party now a sinking ship 19-03-2014 08:43 AM

    Mumbai: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was on the back foot after his party saw some high profile exits and the latest being the party's face on TV debates Rahul Navrekar. He was a Thackeray insider and believed to be close to Sena chief's...
  • MNS fields ex-Uddhav man against Sena candidate in Thane 15-03-2014 05:03 PM

    Mumbai: The Raj Thackeray-led MNS on Saturday announced that it is fielding former Shiv Sena man Abhijit Panse from Thane Lok Sabha constituency, where he would be taking on Sena candidate Rajan Vichare. MNS also declared candidature of Suresh Mhatre from Bhiwandi Lok Sabha constituency where he would be pitted...
  • Poonam Mahajan meets Uddhav Thackeray, seeks his blessings 15-03-2014 04:52 PM

    Mumbai: Poonam Mahajan, the late Pramod Mahajan's daughter and the BJP candidate from Mumbai North-West Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday met Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and sought his blessings and support. "Poonam is like someone from our family. We are happy that she is in the fray and wish...
  • BJP desperate to mend ways with Shiv Sena, Modi speaks to Uddhav Thackeray 11-03-2014 11:20 PM

    Mumbai: With the skirmishes between BJP and its ally Shiv Sena refusing to settle down, NDA's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi stepped in and spoke to Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray over the phone on Tuesday evening. It is being reported that the two discussed alliance in Maharashtra. This comes on...
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  • News 360: Naxals strike Chattisgarh again, 16 jawans killed 11-03-2014 08:34 PM

    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. ...
  • Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray asks BJP to clarfiy stand on MNS 11-03-2014 03:46 PM

    Mumbai: In his strongest attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said the party must clarify its stand on its alliance with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, led by Uddhav's cousin and rival Raj Thackeray. "I have a question for the BJP. Who is...
  • BJP clarifies its position on MNS to Shiv Sena after warning 11-03-2014 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: 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. "I met Uddhavji at Matoshree. I conveyed...
  • Shiv Sena denies rift with BJP, slams MNS for political opportunism 11-03-2014 08:02 AM

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has denied reports of a rift between the party and the Bharatiya Janata Party. An editorial in the party's mouthpiece 'Saamna' says that the alliance between the two is strong as ever. The Shiv Sena also praised BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying, "Modi is...
  • 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...
  • Pawar is a politician who stands on two stones, says Uddhav 02-03-2014 07:42 PM

    Shiv Senapresident Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday described Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as a politician who has his feet planted in two camps. "Pawar is a politician who stands on two stones," Uddhav said, using a Marathi phrase. Pawar was exploring option of a post-poll alliance with NDA. But Shiv...
  • Telangana: TDP chief alleges Congress conspiracy, to meet Modi today 05-02-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: As Parliament witnessed stormy scenes on the Telangana Bill on Day 1 of its Winter session, TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu alleged a Congress conspiracy in Andhra Pradesh. "There is match-fixing between the Congress, Jagan Mohan Reddy (YSR Congress) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. The nation has to understand...
  • Is 'Raksha Bandhan' also superstition?: Uddhav to Sharad Pawar 26-01-2014 12:12 PM

    Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday hit back at NCP chief Sharad Pawar after the latter took a swipe at the saffron party's 'shiv bandhan' initiative and wondered whether the NCP will oppose 'Raksha bandhan' festival and bring it under the Anti-Superstition Act. "Those who have cheated people throughout...
  • A Billion Votes: Is 2014 elections witnessing a Narendra Modi wave? 24-01-2014 07:51 PM

    Is a BJP wave sweeping across India? The CNN-IBN Election Tracker in partnership with India's premier political research agency Lokniti from CSDS on Thursday predicted that Narendra Modi momentum will give the BJP a bumper harvest of seats in North India. ...
  • I feel bad that politicians use my name unnecessarily: Rakhi Sawant 24-01-2014 02:32 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Rakhi Sawant has objected to her namme being used by politicians to compare it with other political leaders. This after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray while hitting out at Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not only called him 'mad' but also compared him...
  • Uddhav Thackeray's 'January 26' faux pas embarrasses Shiv Sena 23-01-2014 05:53 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has embarrassed himself by saying that this January 26 would be the last time, when a Congress Prime Minister speaks from the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi. Addressing Shiv Sena workers on the birth anniversary of his father Bal Thackeray, he said,...