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  • Centre considering Bharat Ratna for former PM Vajpayee August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Speculation is rife that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led NDA government is considering to honour former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with Bharat Ratna award. Names of other icons including Bahujan Samaj Party founder (BSP) Kanshiram are also under consideration for the highest civilian honour. ...
  • Shiv Sena should apologise, says Congress's Rita Bahuguna Joshi August 2, 2014

    Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi demanded apology from Shiv Sena for its remarks saying, "Nothing can be more against a woman's dignity. Its shocking. Shiv Sena should apologise." The remarks came in the backdrop of Shiv Sena saying that it has become fashionable to level rape and harassment charges. ...
  • Heavy rains affecting rescue operation: Shivaji Rao Patil July 30, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Rao Patil said that heavy rains were affecting rescue operations. 40 houses had come under the landslide. He informed that they would soon be meeting the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation. ...
  • 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. ...
  • TWTW: Shiv Sena's Rajan Vichare is Cyrus's new target July 27, 2014

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes up the force feeding of a Muslim employee during Ramzan by Shiv Sena leader Rajan Vichare. ...
  • Why should Shiv Sena apologize, asks party MP Kripal Tamhane July 24, 2014

    Speaking on the shocking incident that took place in Maharashtra Sadan on Wednesday where Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare forced a Muslim caterer to break his Ramzan fast, fellow party MP Kripal Tamhane asked why the party should apologize over the incident. ...
  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs July 24, 2014

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 23, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Staffer on fast force fed: Politics of goondaism by Shiv Sena? July 23, 2014

    There is no end to hooliganism by our politicians. Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare has been caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. ...
  • Shiv Sena MP forces caterer to break his Ramzan fast July 23, 2014

    Hitting a new low, a Shiv Sena MP from Thane Rajan Vichare was on Wednesday caught on camera forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. ...
  • Shiv Sena MP force feeds caterer: Are our politicians drunk on power? July 23, 2014

    CNN-IBN gets you reactions from across the country on Shiv Sena MP abusing catering staff and forcing him to consume food during Ramzan fast. ...
  • Sena MPs force Muslim to break fast: BJP leaders refuse to comment July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. The news created an uproar in Lok Sabha. But,...
  • Forced to break fast: Are our politicians drunk on power? July 23, 2014

    A video has now surfaced showing Shiv Sena Thane MP Rajan Vichare forcing a Maharashtra Sadan Muslim staffer to eat during his Ramzan fast. CNN-IBN has accessed footage which shows Vichare force feeding the staffer. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes their views over the issue. ...
  • Muslim staffer forced to eat during Ramzan fast by Shiv Sena MPs July 23, 2014

    A group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a Muslim catering supervisor at the Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramzan fast and eat a chapati. The MPs were reportedly upset about not being served Maharashtrian food at the Maharashtra Sadan. After this incident, the Indian Railways subsidiary that was...
  • Heavy rains in Mumbai: Is the maximum city still not monsoon ready? July 11, 2014

    It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. CNN-IBN takes call of people from Mumbai and takes their views of problems they are facing during monsoon. ...
  • Is a social media crackdown the right response? June 10, 2014

    Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24-year-old IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji and late...
  • Maharashtra: Tension prevails over derogatory post on Shivaji, Bal Thackeray June 2, 2014

    Tension prevails in some parts of Maharashtra after a post on a social networking website Facebook showed objectionable pictures and allegedly derogatory references to Chhatrapati Shivaji and the late Shiv Sena patriarch, Bal Thackeray. Shops in some areas of Pune, Kolhapur and Solapur remained shut amidst protests and sporadic incidents...
  • Raj Thackeray to contest Maharashtra Assembly elections June 1, 2014

    With Maharashtra going to polls later this year, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray has said he will contest the Assembly elections and will become the chief minister if his party gets a majority. The remarks came after his cousin and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a similar announcement. ...
  • We should not be treated just as a regional party: Shiv Sena May 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi mollified the Shiv Sena on Wednesday after Anant Geete refused to take charge as the Heavy Industries Minister. Geete has now taken charge of his ministry. The party says while it was unhappy with the ministry given to it, it has spoken to Modi about its...
  • Disappointed with Cabinet post but no rift with BJP: Shiv Sena May 28, 2014

    Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi has denied reports that it was at loggerheads with the Bharatiya Janata Party over the allocation of just one portfolio to it despite a good electoral performance. "We are definitely upset, but certainly not at loggerheads with the BJP," he said. ...
  • Shiv Sena upset with number of Cabinet posts, wants 3 berths May 27, 2014

    Shiv Sena's Manohar Joshi told CNN-IBN that the party feels it should get three seats in the Cabinet. ...
  • Gadkari denies report of Sena being upset with just one Cabinet berth May 27, 2014

    Cabinet minister Nitin Gadkari denied reports that the BJP-ally Shiv Sena is upset as it got only one Cabinet berth. According to the reports, this was also seen as one of the reasons for the delay in portfolio allocation. Gadkari said, "As far as I know, no one is upset....
  • Shiv Sena hopeful of getting more posts when the Cabinet expands May 27, 2014

    "In one month there will be an expansion of the Cabinet, Shiv Sena will get more ministerial berths," says Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete who took oath of office in the Modi Cabinet on Monday. ...
  • Shiv Sena 'upset' with number of posts in Modi's Cabinet June 14, 2014

    Narendra Modi has formed a small, compact cabinet with only 45 members, including himself. While some leaders have praised it, others have opposed it. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Post-poll survey: BJP-Shiv Sena alliance leading in Maharashtra May 14, 2014

    According to the post-poll survey conducted by CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti, the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena alliance is leading in Maharashtra and is likely to win 31-37 seats. ...
  • BJP, Shiv Sena in Maharashtra manhandle people from other states: Rahul May 4, 2014

    Taking a dig at BJP and Shiv Sena, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said, "When you go to Maharashtra, BJP and Shiv Sena members ask you to leave the state and even beat you. However, in Congress ruled states everyone is welcomed with open arms." The Gandhi scion gave this...
  • Watch: 'The Election That Isn't' with Cyrus Broacha April 27, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Election That Isn't', Cyrus Boracha takes on Mumbai on Friday finally recorded a medium turnout of 53 per cent, Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam's communal remark, He also speaks to some voters on their issues and those who couldn't cast their vote. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus's take on Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam's communal remark April 27, 2014

    The targeting of specific communities is on the rise with a few right wing leaders pouring vitriol in their election speeches. Confident of a BJP-led NDA victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam said on Monday that "Muslims" who vandalised police vehicles, damaged public property and...
  • A Billion Votes: Should academicians refrain from political activism? April 23, 2014

    A major row has sparked off in Mumbai after the principal of the city's prestigious St Xavier's College has written to his students, urging them to 'choose well' while voting on Thursday. ...