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  • LS polls phase 6: Voting for 349 seats over, high voter turnout in TN, WB 24-04-2014 09:44 PM

    New Delhi: The second biggest phase of the staggered Lok Sabha elections witnessed a brisk polling in most of the 117 seats on Thursday. With this phase, voting for 349 out of the 543 Lok Sabha seats has been completed, leaving only the last three phases. The polling took place...
  • Shiv Sena and MNS workers clash in Mumbai 24-04-2014 10:48 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists clashed at Mankhurd, a suburb of Mumbai on Thursday morning. A police constable was injured in the incident and has been admitted in the hospital in Chembur. A vehicle was also damaged in the clash. Six seats of Mumbai are among 19...
  • Modi promises jail for criminal candidates, BJP has 32 pc of them 21-04-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP's PM nominee Narendra Modi has thundered that he would put all MPs facing criminal charges in jail once he comes to power. He said that he would not spare even the candidates from his own party BJP and the NDA allies. The Modi admirers are hailing...
  • LS polls: Raj Thackeray rakes up sons-of-soil issue in Kalyan 21-04-2014 03:39 PM

    Raising his pitch against "outsiders", MNS chief Raj Thackeray has said that Thane district is witnessing influx of people who indulge in "illegal" activities. "No one knows what is going on in Maharashtra and especially in Kalyan. This district is witnessing influx of people who are engaged in all kinds...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Mumbai 18-04-2014 08:05 PM

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNN-IBN's Shawan Sen visits various places in Mumbai to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituencies. Mumbai will vote on April 6 in the sixth phase ok Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Raj Thackeray backs Modi for PM, sticks to his anti-North Indian stand 18-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Mumbai: An extremely aggressive and combative Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray stuck to his stand of supporting Narendra Modi for the post of prime ministership but added that his party will never back the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The politician whose main agenda is to target North Indians and...
  • What Raj Thackeray told CNN-IBN 18-04-2014 12:14 PM

    With the Lok Sabha 2014 elections on, MNS chief Raj Thackeray speaks to Network 18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • MNS-BJP hidden pact out in open after support to Munde: NCP 16-04-2014 07:28 PM

    NCP on Wednesday said the decision of MNS to support the candidature of BJP leader Gopinath Munde in Beed Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra has exposed the secret pact between the two parties. NCP spokesman Nawab Malik said when former BJP President Nitin Gadkari took the initiative to include MNS...
  • MNS leader Aditya Shirodkar has assets worth over Rs 4 crore 16-04-2014 10:42 AM

    Maharashtra Navnirman Sena leader Aditya Shirodkar has his total assets valued at over Rs 4 crore. ...
  • Three Congress workers held for distributing cash to voters in Pune 15-04-2014 11:50 PM

    Pune: Three Congress workers were arrested for allegedly distributing cash to voters on the last day of campaigning for the second phase of Lok Sabha polls on Tuesday, police said. The Congress activists were apprehended by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena members in Rasta Peth area in Pune at around 3.30 pm...
  • Raj Thackeray hits back at BJP over remarks on MNS support to Modi 14-04-2014 11:50 PM

    Pune: Hitting back at BJP president Rajnath Singh, who recently snubbed him for extending an "unsolicited support" to Narendra Modi and "seeking votes" in his name without joining the Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI alliance, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday taunted Singh for raising the objection, while Modi was silent on the...
  • FIR against Raj Thackeray for making provocative statement 13-04-2014 07:26 AM

    Yavatmal: An FIR was registered against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for allegedly making a provocative statement at an election rally held in Yavatmal in support of his party candidate, police said on Saturday. While addressing a rally in support of Raju Raje Patil on April 7, ahead of the April...
  • All MNS candidates have criminal records, claims ADR report 11-04-2014 07:10 PM

    New Delhi: All Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) candidates have criminal records. According to an analysis by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), MNS is the only party in which all candidates have criminal records. Raj Thackeray led MNS is contesting in 14 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra and 33 per...
  • Shame for country to have leaders like Mulayam: Raj Thackeray 11-04-2014 06:44 PM

    Nashik: Training his guns on Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for questioning capital punishment to the Shakti Mills rape convicts, MNS chief Raj Thackeray has said it is shameful that the country has such political leaders who have no respect for women. "It is shameful that there are political...
  • Raj Thackeray must not use Modi's name to seek votes: Munde 11-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Pune: BJP leader Gopinath Munde said in Pune on Friday that the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) should not seek votes using name of Narendra Modi and thus mislead people in Maharashtra. Munde's statement came just a day after BJP president Rajnath Singh snubbed the MNS for using Modi's...
  • Rajnath Singh snubs MNS indirectly over 'unsolicited support' 08-04-2014 11:02 PM

    Pune: In a clear reference to MNS president Raj Thackeray's declaration of post-polls support to Narendra Modi, BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday termed it as "unsolicited" and said the saffron party's ties with old ally Shiv Sena were "unbreakable". Addressing party workersin Pune, Singh said "our friendship with Shiv...
  • Kill those who've ignored you: Raj Thackeray tells farmers in Vidarbha 08-04-2014 11:39 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray is in the eye of another storm. Speaking at a rally in Yavatmal on Monday, he urged farmers to refrain from committing suicide and instead kill the political leaders who have ignored them. "Don't commit suicide. It is not a solution to your...
  • Choose candidates on basis of Parliamentary performance: Milind Deora 02-04-2014 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Congress candidate for South Mumbai Milind Deora believes that it is important to choose candidates and judge them on their parliamentary performance rather than their party. In a live chat on Twitter conducted by IBNLive and initiated by MTV India's #RockTheVote campaign, followers were asked to tweet their...
  • 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...
  • Congress flays Modi for ties with Shiv Sena, MNS 02-04-2014 03:11 PM

    As Narendra Modi hit the campaign trail in the Hindi heartland, Congress on Wednesday castigated him for his relations with Shiv Sena and MNS chief Raj Thackeray who have been critical of migrants from UP and Bihar. "Modi, BJP, Shiv Sena and now Raj Thackeray have been together against UP...
  • Marathi votebank not any party's monopoly: MNS 02-04-2014 01:39 PM

    Targeting the Shiv Sena, MNS candidate from Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency Bala Nandgaonkar has said that Marathi vote bank was not a monopoly of any party. The MNS MLA, during an interaction with journalists in Mumbai, also expressed confidence that his party would do well on at least five...
  • 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...
  • Gadkari approached MNS for pre-poll alliance, reveals Raj Thackeray 31-03-2014 11:49 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Monday added more fuel to the already simmering ties between the BJP and Shiv Sena. Thackeray while addressing a rally on Monday revealed that the BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari and Gopinath Munde had approached him for a pre-poll alliance. Thackeray further added...
  • MNS was close to reaching a deal with BJP, hints Nitin Gadkari 28-03-2014 08:45 AM

    Days after the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance trouble, BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has now hinted that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray was very close to signing a deal with the BJP. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Gadkari stopped short of saying that with Shiv Sena's strong displeasure, the talks with...
  • Filmmaker Prakash Jha to script own poll destiny 19-03-2014 05:07 PM

    Claiming that after dealing with actors it was "time to deal with politicians", filmmaker Prakash Jha on Wednesday said he had returned to politics because he felt the need to give pace to positive change in Bihar under Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. "Bihar's condition has changed over the last few...
  • Milind Deora to face Sena, MNS, AAP in South Mumbai 18-03-2014 10:50 AM

    Mumbai: Union Minister of State for IT and Communications Milind Deora will be taking on Shiv Sena, MNS and AAP candidates as he tries to win the South Mumbai seat for the third time in next month's Lok Sabha elections. Deora had won the seat for the second time in...
  • 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...
  • BMC under scanner as Opposition alleges Shiv Sena misusing funds 14-03-2014 08:46 PM

    Mumbai: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is under scanner with the Opposition alleging that the Shiv Sena leaders are misusing corporation funds to fight elections. Sena candidate from Mumbai South Central Rahul Shewale, who has replaced veteran leader Manohar Joshi, is already at an advantage as...
  • A Billion Votes: Shiv Sena hits out at BJP, says don't take us for granted 13-03-2014 07:25 PM

    Taking another swipe at ally Bharatiya Janata party (BJP), Shiv Sena chief Udhav Thackeray on Thursday said, "Our alliance with the BJP is strong but don't take us for granted." This comment comes just days after Uddhav expressed displeasure after senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari met MNS chief Raj Thackeray...