Matoshree

  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv SenaBJP backroom meeting begins over seatsharing September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Leaders of the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are holding a backroom meeting at a residential complex in south Mumbai over seatsharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Shiv Sena leaders Aditya Thackeray, Subash Desai and Anil Desai are meeting the BJP's OP Mathur. This apparently is the first...
  • Maharashtra elections: Won't compromise on seats anymore, BJP tells Shiv Sena September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena continue to play hardball over seatsharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. While the Sena remains adamant saying that it wants to contest more seats, the BJP has said not this time. "The BJP has always sacrificed Lok Sabha seats for the...
  • MNS leader Hemant Godse crosses over to Shiv Sena June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Hemant Godse, an MNS leader from Nashik, on Sunday joined Shiv Sena with his supporters. Nephew of former Shiv Sena MP Rajabhau Godse, Hemant is a corporator and had contested from Nashik in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections against Samir Bhujbal (NCP) and lost by a narrow margin. ...
  • Bal Thackeray a sitting duck, Headley had said after recce November 25, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai terror attack conspirator David Headley, who had surveyed most of the 26/11 targets, had also conducted a recce of Bal Thackeray's heavilyguarded residence 'Matoshree' in suburban Bandra in 2008, and found that Shiv Sena chief was a "sitting duck". In his soontobereleased book, 'Headley and I', about filmmaker Mahesh...
  • Sachin visits Matoshree a day after Bal Thackeray's cremation November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: A day after Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was cremated, cricketer Sachin Tendulkar paid a condolence visit to the family on Monday. Sachin was accompanied by his wife Anjali when he visited Matoshree on Monday night. The cricketer was away in Ahmedabad for the test match against England when...
  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena rules out bandh today November 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The maximum city is expected to be back at work on Monday with the Shiv Sena ruling out a bandh in the city after the death of party supremo Bal Thackeray. The traders' associations in the city, however, are considering to observe the day as 'Shradhanjali Day'. Bal Thackeray, the...
  • Watch: Rajdeep Sardesai's 2004 interview with Bal Thackeray November 18, 2012

    Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray passed away in Mumbai on Saturday. He was 86. Here he is in conversation with IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai. The interview dates back to 2004. ...
  • Thackeray's last rites to be held at Shivaji Park November 17, 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 mortal remains of the 86yearold Sena patriarch will be taken from his residence at 'Matoshree' to Sena Bhavan in Dadar...
  • Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray dies at 86 in Mumbai November 17, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray died on Saturday in Mumbai after prolonged illness. The 86yearold Thackeray, who founded the Shiv Sena in 1966 to fight for the rights of Maharashtrians, was suffering from lungs and pancreatic ailments and had been put on lifesupport system for the last few days. Announcing...
  • How is Thackeray's health? Sena corporators to meet today November 17, 2012

    Mumbai: As the condition of the Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray continued to be critical, Shiv Sena corporators will meet on Saturday at 11 am in Mumbai to take stock of the situation. Shiv Senas Acting President Uddhav Thackeray is expected to chair the meeting. The Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna...
  • Bal Thackeray 'stable', Mumbai crawls back to normalcy November 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai was crawling back to normal on Friday, a day after a shut down of sorts as the Shiv Sena announced that its supremo Bal Thackeray was stable and was responding well to medicines and treatment. In some parts of the city traffic was back on the roads, even...
  • Bal Thackeray is stable, pray for him: Uddhav November 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray continues to be in a critical condition, his doctors said even as the Shiv Sena continued to say he was stable. His son and the party's working president Uddhav Thackeray, in another late night appearance on Thursday, reassured the Shiv Sainiks and the waiting...
  • Mumbai wears a deserted look as doctors say Bal Thackeray is critical November 15, 2012

    As concern over Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's health grew with doctors attending him saying he is critical, parts of Mumbai wore a deserted look. Shops were shut at Dadar, Mahim and Bandra. The Shiv Sena workers also asked residents of Dardar, Mahim and Matunga to dismantle Diwali lights. ...
  • Bal Thackeray still critical, say doctors; Mumbai roads remain deserted November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Several parts of the Maharashtra capital continue to wear a deserted look as Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray remains in critical condition. While the Shiv Sena has claimed that the 86yearold is responding well to the treatment, doctors have said that he is still on life support. This comes even...
  • Big B, Abhishek hurt outside Bal Thackarey's home November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and son Abhishek were injured as they struggled through the crowd to meet ailing Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his house Matoshree. On Wednesday night, the actors went to visit Thackeray, who is reportedly in critical condition. "Balasaheb Thackeray: a fighter all his life, fights his life!...
  • Bal Thackeray stable, nothing to worry about: Shiv Sena November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said party chief Bal Thackeray was stable and doing well. "The condition of Bal Thackeray is stable, he is responding to the treatment, there is nothing to worry about," Raut said. He also said that the Shiv Sena supremo has been off...
  • Bal Thackeray stable, doing fine: Gopinath Munde November 15, 2012

    BJP leader Gopinath Munde visited Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's residence Matoshree on Thursday. He told the waiting media that Bal Thackeray was doing well. "I saw Balasaheb and also met Uddhav and the Thackeray family. Balasaheb is doing well," he said. ...
  • Bal Thackeray is stable, says Sanjay Raut November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: The health of Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, who was in a critical condition last night, is "stable" now, party spokesman Sanjay Raut said on Thursday morning. "Balasaheb is stable now. Need not worry. He is responding to doctors' efforts," Raut, a Rajya Sabha MP, said. Doctors attending to Thackeray...
  • Heavy police, RAF deployed outside Bal Thackeray's house November 15, 2012

    Amidst reports of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray being critical, as many as 1,500 policemen and the Rapid Action Force were deployed outside his residence Matoshree as crowds gathered there. The leaves of all the policemen in Mumbai have been cancelled. ...
  • Bal Thackeray is on life support, say doctors November 15, 2012

    Mumbai: 11.15 am: The health of Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray is "stable" now, party spokesman Sanjay Raut said on Thursday morning. "Balasaheb is stable now. Need not worry. He is responding to doctors' efforts," Raut, a Rajya Sabha MP, said. 10:34 am: At least 1,500 policemen and teams of...