BALASAHEB THACKERAY

  • Maharashtra elections: Uddhav fights to save Sena, father's legacy, may emerge winner September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray, the successor of the late Shiv Sena Supremo, Balasaheb Thackeray is now at the centre stage of Maharashtra politics. Lke his father, Uddhav too is not succumbing to any political pressure of the oldest alliance partner the BJP. The BJP has become more assertive after the spectacular...
  • Bombay HC dismisses Abu Azmi's appeal against Thackeray's acquittal in defamation case April 5, 2014

    The Bombay High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi against the acquittal of late Balasaheb Thackeray in a defamation case filed against him in 1998. The appeal was dismissed by Justice Mridula Bhatkar as Azmi did not appear on Friday when the matter was...
  • Raj Thackeray asks workers not to celebrate his birthday June 11, 2013

    Thane: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday appealed to his supporters not to put up hoardings, posters, banners or issue any advertisements in the media on his birthday on June 14 as he was grieving over the death of his uncle Bal Thackeray. "It is not even...
  • Bal Thackeray is okay, says Uddhav Thackeray November 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena Working President Uddhav Thackeray met the party's MPs and MLAs at noon on Friday amidst reports of party supremo Bal Thackeray's deteriorating health. Udhhav's office said it was a scheduled meeting of legislators before the winter session of both Lok Sabha and state assembly. After the meeting, Uddhav...
  • Maharashtra CM 'shocked' by BMC poll results February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: In what came as a major setback for the Congress and the NCP, the first big electoral battle of 2012 has gone in favour of the Shiv SenaBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine that managed to retain power in the prestigious Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the country's richest civic...
  • BMC results a slap on CongNCP's face: Shiv Sena February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday said the verdict in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls was a slap on the face of the CongressNCP alliance. "Mumbaikars have slapped CongressNCP on the face," Shiv Sena MP and spokesperson Sanjay Raut said. The SenaBJPRPI alliance appears set...
  • Mumbai polls: SenaBJP set to retain power February 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Counting of votes for the richest civic body in India, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) indicated that the leads were in favour of the Shiv SenaBJP alliance. However, it looks unlikely for the combine to be able to hold a majority. The trends indicate a hung civic body in Mumbai,...
  • BMC polls: Raj Thackeray most preferred leader February 15, 2012

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray is Mumbai's most preferred leader according to an IBN LokmatGFK Mode opinion poll. He is followed by Uddhav Thackeray, who is a distant second. The octogenarian Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray made a fervent appeal to his supporters in the quest to salvage the Sena's last...
  • Coming soon: Movie on Thackeray family feud January 1, 2010

    Mumbai: A movie on the Thackeray family feud is slated to hit theatres soon. After Ram Gopal Verma's Sarkaar and Sarkaar Raj, another movie based on the Thackeray family feud has found its way into the Bollywood. Now filmmaker Avdhoot Gupte is experimenting with the theme and has come up with a...
  • 'Sena not against Biharis but Bihari politicians' March 5, 2008

    Mumbai: When it comes to making inflammatory comments against North Indians, there is little to choose between the two Thackerays uncle Balasaheb and nephew Raj. If Raj says "North Indians living in Mumbai care only for their respective states", Balasaheb has now gone one step further and just stopped short...
  • Thackeray game for SenaNCP deal March 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray has said he is not opposed to an alliance with Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawars Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and believes a partnership would help Maharashtra. "I have said it in the past and saying it today that an alliance between our two parties would...