SANJAY RAUT

  • Uddhav Thackeray will decide the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance, says Sanjay Raut 2 days ago

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that they had come to know that NCP had offered BJP support. "Sena members had a meeting on Sunday. Uddhav Thackeray will ultimately decide about the alliance. It was not only Sena's decision to break the alliance in the first place," said Raut. ...
  • Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM, says Sanjay Raut 6 days ago

    Shiv Sena Sanjay Raut said that Maharashtra assembly elections 2014 would mark the end of coalition politics in Maharashtra. "Uddhav Thackeray will be CM if people wish to make him CM. Thackeray family is not keen on holding positions," said Raut. ...
  • BJP wants to break Maharashtra, says Sena's Sanjay Raut 6 days ago

    Ahead of the Assembly elections, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of wanting to break Maharashtra. "BJP broke the alliance because of power. BJP wants to break Maharashtra," he said. ...
  • Maharashtra polls: Sena hit out at BJP for seeking votes in name of Shivaji Maharaj October 6, 2014

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for seeking votes in the name of Shivaji Maharaj for the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. Raut said, "BJP never celebrated birth anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj and now they are seeking votes in his name." ...
  • Remove local police, bring in central forces in Belgaum: Shiv Sena July 28, 2014

    Speaking on the Belgaum border dispute, Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that the Centre should deploy its forces in the region and remove local police from there. ...
  • Leaders pay tribute to Gopinath Munde June 4, 2014

    Leaders across the party line expressed shock at the sudden death of Union Minister Gopinath Munde in a road accident on Tuesday morning. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said, "I am deeply shocked to hear about the untimely demise of Gopinath Munde. He was an outstanding leader who belonged to...
  • Shiv Sena opposed to Pak, not Nawaz Sharif: Sanjay Raut May 26, 2014

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday expressed support for Narendra Modi's invite to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif saying his party was not opposed to him per se but to Pakistan. ...
  • Shiv Sena backs Modi's candidature as PM candidate September 13, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that party chief Uddhav Thackeray and Narendra Modi had a long telephonic conversation on Thursday night where Thakarey gave him his best wishes. The Shiv Sena has said that it backs Modi as PM candidate. ...
  • If SP raises Vanzara issue, then Durga issue should be raised: Sena September 5, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG vanzara issue is raised, then IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal issue should also be raised. Raut was hitting out at the Samajwadi Party was Durga was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government. He said, "Vanzara has been in...
  • Shiv Sena backs Advani, says we must listen to PM on Independence Day August 15, 2013

    Shiv Sena also backed senior BJP leader LK Advani after he sent greetings to the Prime Minster Mnamohan Singh and his Cabinet. "We have the entire year ahead of us to comment on what the Prime Minister said. Today we must listen to him and let the critiquing be...
  • Will only interfere when it's time to decide PM candidate: Shiv Sena June 8, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut, while commenting on the ongoing rift within the BJP over Narendra Modi's role in the upcoming general elections, said, "What is happening at the National Executive is BJP's internal matter. Shiv Sena, JDU or Akali Dal will not interfere. If it is about NDA's campaign...
  • Sena continues its protest against Pak players in hockey league January 14, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the party would not allow Pakistani players and artists in India until the neighbour stops killing innocent Indians. ...
  • Granting Miandad visa an act of treason: Sanjay Raut January 3, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has hit out at the government for sticking to its decision of granting visa to former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad, calling the decision as an act of treason. Raut demanded that Javed's visa be cancelled immediately and said a probe should be launched into finding...
  • Maharashtra CM struck a deal by bringing Ajit Pawar back: Shiv Sena December 7, 2012

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut hit out at the Maharashtra government for bringing NCP leader Ajit Pawar back as the Deputy Chief Minister. He said, "Who has given the clean chit to Ajit Pawar? Which court has absolved him of charges? Who has investigated the matter? He himself claims to...
  • Is the Shiv Sena beyond any form of criticism? November 20, 2012

    The Shiv Sena justified the arrest of Thane girls over Facebook post criticising Mumbai bandh for Bal Thackeray's funeral procession. ...
  • Bal Thackeray better, has sent his Diwali greetings to all: Shiv Sena November 11, 2012

    On Saturday night, one of the doctors attending to Bal Thackeray said that the Sena chief was very critical and being monitored closely. ...
  • People have dismissed the CongNCP alliance: Shiv Sena February 17, 2012

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the alliance with RPI has helped the party in the Maharashtra civic polls. ...
  • Watch: IBN attack suspect surrenders November 25, 2009

    Sunil Raut was allegedly absconding since IBN offices were attacked. ...