Shiv Sena

  • BJP may have post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra: Kalraj Mishra 2 hours 12 minutes ago

    Mirzapur: Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Wednesday claimed that the BJP will emerge as the largest party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Maharashtra and said there may be a post-poll alliance with Shiv Sena in the state. The Union Minister for MSME (micro, small, medium enterprises) expressed his views after...
  • Had Rajnath been BJP chief, alliance would have remained: Uddhav Thackeray 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a veiled attacked on BJP chief Amit Shah, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has said that he had told Rajnath Singh to continue as BJP President till the Maharashtra assembly elections and had he been at the helm of affairs the alliance would not have broken. Thackeray also...
  • If BJP was confident, won't have called Modi for rallies: Shiv Sena 7 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at former ally BJP for announcing that Narendra Modi would hold poll rallies in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said the Prime Minister would not have been invited to address the public if BJP was confident of winning on "Modi wave." "There are so...
  • Sena MP Anant Geete not to resign from Modi Cabinet, says alliance still intact at Centre 9 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Anant Geete, Shiv Sena's lone member in the Union Cabinet, on Wednesday said he will not resign as Heavy Industries Minister after his party decided to continue in NDA despite parting ways with the BJP for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Asked whether he will resign, Geete said, "Certainly not". "It (the...
  • Relatives to slug it out in Maharashtra poll ring 12 hours 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra will witness many politicians battling it out against their relatives who are contesting as candidates of rival parties to enter the Assembly. Ashish Deshmukh, nephew of NCP leader and Food and Civil Supplies minister Anil Deshmukh, is pitted against his uncle in Katol, which Anil has been representing...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP broke alliance with Sena as it wanted to tie up with NCP, says Uddhav January 11, 1410

    Mumbai: As Maharashtra is heading for a multi-cornered battle, political parties are accusing each other for breaking the alliance. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has accused its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party of breaking the 25-year-old partnership. In his first interview after parting ways with the BJP, Uddhav said...
  • Shiv Sena will not win more than 20-22 seats: Narayan Rane Yesterday

    Tuljapur (Maharashtra): Former Industries Minister Narayan Rane took potshots at the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena, claiming that it will not get more than 20-22 seats in the October 10 state Assembly elections. "So Uddhav Thackeray is now dreaming to be the CM of Maharashtra but can he become the CM by...
  • Decision on continuing in NDA after talks with PM, says Uddhav Thackeray Yesterday

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will take a decision on whether to withdraw from the NDA after holding discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, its chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday, indicating that the party may continue in the Centre's ruling coalition despite parting ways with BJP in Maharashtra. ...
  • Shiv Sena rules out pulling out of NDA government at Centre Yesterday

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance has called it quits in Maharashtra, the former does not plan to pull out of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Shiv Sena has 18 MPs in the Lok Sabha. Anant Geete, the sole MP from Shiv Sena in the Modi...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress fields 27 women candidates; BJP 21 Yesterday

    Mumbai: Ex-Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's wife Ameeta, who is making her electoral debut in Maharashtra Assembly polls, and late BJP leader Gopinath Munde's daughter Pankaja Munde are among the key women legislators testing their luck this time, with the Congress firmly in the driver's seat fielding the highest number of...
  • Maharashtra elections: Uddhav and Raj's parallel politics change equations Yesterday

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena Executive President Uddhav Thackeray has asked Anant Geete, the Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries, to resign from the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Geete is expected to tender his resignation as soon as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in India from his US tour. It is very...
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  • News 360: PM Narendra Modi meets America Inc, says India wants change 2 days ago

    After addressing UN General Assembly on Saturday and Indian-American communities at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met top executives of American companies in New York. India is open-minded and wants change, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday during the Breakfast meeting. ...
  • Assembly polls: Everybody has an outside chance in Maharashtra 2 days ago

    Mumbai: For the first time, all major political parties in Maharashtra have taken a gamble in its recent political history. The 25-year-old relationship between the Shiv Sena and the BJP ended on a sour note, last week. On the same day, the ruling Congress and NCP also ended their relationship. All...
  • RPI-BJP deal: Is Athawale the real beneficiary in the name of Dalits? 2 days ago

    Mumbai: In the home state of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, the Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale has made an electoral pact with the BJP. It easily got him a Rajya Sabha membership before the Lok Sabha polls and now eight seats in the Assembly elections. However, this move is not being welcomed...
  • Shiv Sena lashes out at RPI(A) chief for allying with BJP 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the RPI(A) chief has "betrayed" dalits, whom he represents. "Ramdas Athawale switched sides to make an alliance with the BJP only to grab the goodies offered...
  • After BJP goes alone in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena MP Anant Geete to quit Modi Cabinet 2 days ago

    Mumbai: After Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party parted ways in Maharashtra, Sena MP Anant Geete to resign from the Narendra Modi's Cabinet after the Prime Minister returns from his maiden US trip. Geete was the only Shiv Sena MP in the BJP-led NDA Cabinet. He was the Union Minister of...
  • NCP in talks with Samajwadi Party on forming alliance 2 days ago

    Mumbai: NCP, which parted ways with Congress, ending their 15-year-long alliance in Maharashtra ahead of the October 15 Assembly polls, on Monday said it was holding talks with Samajwadi Party for a possible tie-up for the elections. "We were always of the view that smaller and like-minded parties should align with...
  • Maharashtra elections: Raj Thackeray attacks BJP, says split with Shiv Sena planned a month ago 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Launching a scathing attack against the BJP for ending its 25-year-old alliance with the Uddav Thackeray led-Shiv Sena, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray said here Sunday that had patriarch Bal Thackeray been alive, he would have ended the alliance a month ago. "Do you think that the BJP...
  • Governor had asked Shiv Sena, BJP if they can form interim government 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Before imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra, Governor Vidyasagar Rao had written separate letters to Shiv Sena and BJP seeking to know if they could form an interim government in the state after Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned on Friday. The 25-year-old BJP-Shiv Sena alliance had split on September 25...
  • Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination 3 days ago

    Mumbai: As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies. The nomination process ended on Saturday with approximately 7,401 candidates filing their papers, state electoral office said Sunday. The final list of candidates...
  • No decision yet on Anant Geete's continuation in Cabinet: Rajnath Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: No decision has been taken on whether or not Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete will continue in the Union Cabinet after his party Shiv Sena snapped ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party, Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "The party has to take a...
  • Maharashtra polls: Congress, NCP rebels flock BJP 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Congress and NCP rebels, including sitting MLAs and ministers who joined the BJP ahead of next month's Assembly elections in Maharashtra, figure in the list of the party candidates in more than a dozen constituencies. These rebels are likely to queer the pitch for the official nominees of both the...
  • BJP had decided to break alliance beforehand: Uddhav Thackeray 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Days after Shiv Sena's 25-year-old alliance with BJP snapped in the run-up to October 15 Assembly elections, party chief Uddhav Thackeray today raised "Marathi pride" as its main poll plank claiming that BJP had decided to break the alliance beforehand. Addressing his first rally here tonight after the bitter break-up...
  • Sena demands closure of Pak High Commission over Sharif's Kashmir rhetoric 4 days ago

    Jammu: Criticising Nawaz Sharif for raising the Kashmir issue in the UN, Shiv Sena's Jammu and Kashmir unit on Saturday held anti-Pakistan protests in Jammu and called the Centre to shutdown the office of the Pakistan High Commissioner in New Delhi. "The Pakistan High Commissioner in India should be sent back...
  • PM Modi to address 15 campaign meetings in Maharashtra 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address over 15 campaign meetings in Maharashtra for the October 15 Assembly election, BJP said on Saturday after party President Amit Shah reviewed poll preparedness with senior state leaders. This is the first election in over two decades which BJP is contesting without an...
  • Maharashtra 'buried' those wanting to conquer it: Shiv Sena to BJP 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Apparently targeting its former ally Bhratiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena on Saturday said that it was its leader Bal Thackeray who stood up for Hindutva while others used it as a "shield for political gains" and warned that "those who came to conquer Maharashtra were buried in the state's...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena to contest all 288 seats 4 days ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will contest all 288 seats in the Maharashtra Assembly elections and the list of candidates has been completed on Friday night. The Sena has also refused to name its candidates publicly. The party has asked candidates to directly fill forms for nomination. September 27 is the last date...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena to kickstart its campaign today 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will kickstart its electoral campaign ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections as it is expected to hold a big rally expected in Mumbai on Saturday. Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will preside over the rally. This is Sena's first political event after the split with its 25-year-old ally BJP. Sources...