SHIV SENA

  • No rift with BJP, but Shiv Sena will oppose Land Bill, says Uddhav Thackeray 20 hours 25 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, which has been critical of the Narendra Modi Government over the Land Bill, on Wednesday sought to put an end to speculation about a rift with BJP and said its stand on policy decisions should not be seen as a "revolt" against its senior alliance partner. Sena...
  • Traders upset as Maharashtra government bans beef Yesterday

    Mumbai: Nearly 2 decades after the last Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- Shiv Sena government passed the Maharashtra Animal Preservation Bill, President Pranab Mukherjee has given it a green signal. Meat lovers in Maharashtra will have to say goodbye to their favourite beef burgers and steaks as selling or possession of...
  • President gives assent to 19-year-old law banning beef in Maharashtra Yesterday

    Mumbai: Pranab Mukherjee has approved the Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, nineteen years after it was passed by the then BJP-Shiv Sena government in 1995. Now anyone found to be selling beef or in possession of it can be jailed for five years and fined upto 10,000 rupees. The bill...
  • Mani Shankar Aiyar says it was unjust to hang Afzal Guru, Shiv Sena hits back 2 days ago

    A war of words broke between Congress and Shiv Sena over the hanging of 2003 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said it was unjust to hang Afzal Guru. Aiyar said, "I was very upset over Afzal Guru being hanged. There was no evidence to hang...
  • Shiv Sena slams Prabhu for depriving Maharashtra in Railway Budget 6 days ago

    Mumbai: A day after Suresh Prabhu presented the Railway budget, a disappointed Shiv Sena on Friday said barring a few announcements Maharashtra has not received any "long-term benevolence" from the Centre and that much more was expected from the BJP leader. "A lot more was expected out of Suresh Prabhu as...
  • Land bill: Shiv Sena to launch awareness drive for farmers 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday asked party workers to travel across Maharashtra to aware farmers about the Centre's proposed land reforms bill, party sources said. Thackeray's decision came after a series of meetings on Wednesday with senior leaders, legislators, parliamentarians and district-level activists about the ramifications of the...
  • PM Modi consults his top ministers over Land Acquisition Ordinance February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his top ministers on Wednesday amidst the government trying to build consensus for proposed land bill but according to the government sources it is in no mood to call an all party meet on the issue. However, it may talk to parties separately....
  • Live: Government concerned after Shiv Sena and Akalis oppose Land Acquisition Bill February 25, 2015

    Day three of the Budget Session is likely to see more disruptions over the Land Acquisition Bill. The PM is likely meeting his top ministers to discuss the impasse. The government is very concerned after allies Shiv Sena and Akali Dal both have expressed reservations. Shiv Sena has openly called...
  • Shiv Sena backs RSS chief, claims Mother Teresa's service to poor was aimed at conversion February 25, 2015

    Mumbai: Despite severe criticism from various quarters, Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh has found support from Shiv Sena over his comments on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa. Backing Bhagwat, Sena claimed that there was nothing wrong in saying that her work was aimed at converting the religion of the poor people. "What's wrong...
  • Maharashtra BJP chief Raosaheb Danve to meet Uddhav Thackeray for better coordination February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Leaders of the ruling BJP and Shiv Sena will meet in Mumbai soon to ensure better coordination between the alliance partners in Maharashtra. "BJP state President Raosaheb Danve will meet Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to discuss smooth coordination between the two ruling parties," a senior Sena leader told after a...
  • Storm over land bill: Has Modi government's reforms agenda hit a roadblock? February 24, 2015

    Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's alles like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. ...
  • Shiv Sena skips NDA meet on land bill, conveys reservations to Centre February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party-ally in Centre and Maharashtra Shiv Sena skipped the National Democratic Alliance meeting on Land Amendment Bill called on Tuesday evening. The BJP was to allay its allies' fears on land bill at the meeting. Shiv Sena sources have said that the party's reservations on the proposed...
  • Shiv Sena, BJP to hold first co-ordination meeting in Maharashtra February 24, 2015

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv Sena targeted Bharatiya Janata Party over the Land Acquisition Amendment Bill, the two allies are set to hold their first co-ordination committee meeting on Tuesday evening in Maharashtra. The Sena has been continuously targetting the Devendra Fadnavis government, the most recently over the killing of...
  • Land Bill tabled in Lok Sabha amidst protests by Opposition, BJP allies; Congress walks out February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst boycott by the Congress, the NDA government on Tuesday introduced the Land Acquisition Bill in the Lok Sabha. Not only the entire Opposition but also BJP's alles like the Shiv Sena and Swabhimani Paksha opposed the controversial Bill. Sanjay Raut of the Shiv Sena said on protest against...
  • Shiv Sena defends PM Modi on auction of monogrammed suit February 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Saturday came to the defence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the auction of his pinstripe monogrammed suit and said the two-piece ensemble was valued highly because of the person who wore it. "Instead of criticising, Congress can auction the wardrobe and footwear of Rahul Gandhi...
  • CM gives nod to nightlife proposal, says Aaditya Thackeray February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena youth wing president Aaditya Thackeray on Tuesday said Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had accepted his proposal to allow eateries, theatres, etc., to remain open all night in the city. "CM has accepted my proposal of nightlife and assured me that necessary amendments to laws by March/August Session...
  • Maharashtra: Sena condemns attack on Govind Pansare, slams BJP for poor law and order situation February 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Condemning the attack on communist leader Govind Pansare, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra over the "deteriorating" law and order situation. "Pansare was shot when Sun's rays were illuminating Kolhapur. All this is happening in our own Maharashtra, despite change in...
  • Bihar political crisis: Court to give ruling on decisions taken by Manjhi government February 16, 2015

    New Delhi/ Patna: A Bihar court is slated to give its ruling on a petition by the Janata Dal (United) against the decisions taken by the Manjhi government in Bihar. Bihar is undergoing a political crisis as Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi defied his own party JDU and refused to...
  • Shiv Sena slams BJP over links with Jitan Ram Manjhi, says supporting him would be a sin February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Monday slammed its ally Bharatiya Janata Party over its links with Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi saying supporting him would be a sin. In a scathing editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana, Sena said Manjhi has been acting like an inexperienced politician since day one. "From the very...
  • Maharashtra: Modi, Pawar share dais, trigger talks of political realignment February 14, 2015

    Baramati: Putting behind the rancour of bitterly fought Maharashtra Assembly polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared dais with NCP leader Sharad Pawar and had lunch with him, setting off speculation about a possible political realignment in the state. Though the two leaders insisted that no political meaning should...
  • Shah Rukh Khan and director Karan Johar get nostalgic as 'My name is Khan' completes five years February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: 'My Name Is Khan', a movie about an autistic man's journey to meet the US President to give one message -- 'My name is Khan, and I am not a terrorist' -- Thursday clocked five years. This made its lead actor Shah Rukh Khan and director Karan Johar nostalgic. "An...
  • Every hero of politics should tread with caution: Shiv Sena February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: In a veiled attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi after BJP's rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Friday said a "hero of politics" should not be under the misconception of having unstinted support of the people. "It is impossible to say whose wave will sweep away whom in...
  • Learn from Delhi defeat: Allies to PM Modi February 11, 2015

    After Tuesday's colossal defeat, the knives are out and the BJP's allies Shiv Sena and PDP have asked the PM Narendra Modi to learn from this defeat, while potential ally PDP has asked for a course-correction. ...
  • Vijay Goel hits out at Sena for targeting PM Modi for BJP's defeat in Delhi polls February 11, 2015

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Goel hit out at its ally Shiv Sena for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the humiliating loss in the Delhi Assembly election. Goel said, "Who is Saamna to comment? These elections were of Delhi? Right now party should introspect on the reasons and...
  • Shiv Sena-BJP rift widens, Sena Minister may quit, claims being sidelined in Maharashtra Cabinet February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: The rift is widening between the Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra following the former's mauling in Delhi Assembly elections. MoS Revenue Sanjay Rathod of the Shiv Sena has alleged that he has been sidelined in the Devendra Fadnavis Cabinet. Rathod's allegations came after the Sena...
  • BJP reduced to 'dirt' by AAP in Delhi polls, says Shiv Sena February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party after its rout in Delhi Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the saffron party has been turned into "dirt" by the broom-wielding Aam Aadmi Party and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the poor show. The Sena also said it's...
  • Shiv Sena targets Narendra Modi, calls BJP's Delhi debacle PM's mistake February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: A day after Aam Aadmi Party's landslide victory in the Delhi elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party's oldest ally Shiv Sena has taken a dig at the party after their near wipeout in national capital. In an article in its mouthpiece Saamna, the party has made a scathing attack at...
  • First break alliance, then attack Modi: BJP to Shiv Sena February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: An angry BJP on Tuesday took strong exception to Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the poll rout in Delhi and dared its saffron partner to first quit the alliance and then attack its leaders. "Instead of concentrating on what is happening in...
  • After Delhi election debacle, rift surfaces in BJP, Shiv Sena February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: An angry BJP on Tuesday took strong exception to Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the poll rout in Delhi and dared its saffron partner to first quit the alliance and then attack its leaders. "Instead of concentrating on what is happening in Delhi,...
  • Delhi loss 'defeat' for PM Modi: Uddhav Thackeray February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: With BJP left badly bruised in the Delhi Assembly poll, ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday added to its woes saying the outcome amounted to "defeat" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showed that tsunami is mightier than the "Modi wave". "It would not be wrong to call the results a...