Bal Thackeray Dead

  • Routes to avoid: Mumbai Police traffic advisory November 18, 2012

    Mumbai: The last rites of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray will be performed at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, where he had addressed his followers for over four decades. The local Sena leaders and the Mumbai police have appealed to party workers to maintain peace even as security in the...
  • Thackeray dead: Sena, police appeal for peace, shops down shutters November 17, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena urged people to maintain peace and stay calm after the death of party chief Bal Thackeray, who breathed his last at 3.30 pm on Saturday. Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that Thackeray's body would be kept for 'darshan' at Shivaji Park ground in central Mumbai...
  • Thackeray's demise loss to Maharashtra, country: BJP November 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Mourning the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray who passed away on November 17, the BJP said that his demise is a major loss to Maharashtra, to the NDA and the country. Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj tweeted saying she is terribly pained to hear that "the...
  • Bal Thackeray: The man who lorded over Mumbai November 17, 2012

    Bal Keshav Thackeray, born on 23 January 1926, began his career in the early 1950s as a political cartoonist. Son of a social reformer Keshav Sitaram Thackeray alias Prabhodankar, few had imagined that the pencil-thin, bespectacled Bal Thackeray or Balasaheb as his supporters called him would become a charismatic and...