Shiv Sena

  • BJP ally Shiv Sena opposes talks with Pakistan 4 hours 9 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Slamming the 'sari and shawl' diplomacy with Pakistan, ruling NDA constituent Shiv Sena on Tuesday said that the government should hold no talks with Pakistan and give it a "befitting" reply after the killing of a jawan in shelling at the Line of Control. "What is this sari and...
  • Gujarat: Police detain Shiv Sena activists for protesting against Pak delegation Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Police on Monday detained about a dozen Shiv Sena activists for protesting against the visit of a Pakistani delegation in India to study the Sabarmati River project. The delegation, headed by Lahore Commissioner Rashid Mehmood Langrial, also comprises LDA Director-General Ahad Khan Cheema, LDA's strategic policy unit chief Moazzam...
  • Shiv Sena-BJP alliance would not break: Devendra Fadnavis 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena-BJP alliance was strong as it was based on ideology, Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis said on Wednesday. "BJP will try to release the first list of its candidates for the Assembly polls by August 15 after consulting Sena and other constituents of Maha-yuti (the opposition alliance...
  • RSS backs Vaidik openly over meet with Hafiz Saeed, calls him a patriot 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Ved Pratap Vaidik trouble continued for the government for a third day on Wednesday. Even as other political parties protest, the Bharatiya Janata Party's ideological wing, the Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh (RSS) has openly backed Vaidik. The RSS has said that Vaidik is a patriot and what he did...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena accuses Vaidik of sedition, urges Centre to act 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party ally Shiv Sena has hit out at Ramdev aide Ved Pratap Vaidik for meeting 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed. Sena, in its political mouthpiece Saamana has accused Vaidik of sedition and being unpatriotic for meeting a terrorist. Sena has urged the government to act against Vaidik,...
  • Terror export to Iraq matter of concern: Shiv Sena 1 week ago

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday expressed concern over what it described as "home-grown terror being exported" to Iraq, which could pose serious ramifications for India. In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the party said that the incident of four missing youngsters from Kalyan town in Thane, who have reportedly...
  • Uddhav asks government to step-in on report of youths joining ISIS July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Monday asked the Maharashtra government to act on a media report that four youths from the region are believed to have joined militants in Iraq. "The newspaper report is a very serious issue and the state government should take appropriate action in the matter....
  • NCP MLA Deepak Kesarkar quits, to join Shiv Sena July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: NCP MLA from Sawantwadi, Deepak Kesarkar, whose diatribe against state minister and Congress strongman Narayan Rane had caused a huge embarrassment to top party leadership in the run-up to Lok Sabha polls, on Sunday announced his decision to cross over to Shiv Sena ahead of upcoming Assembly elections. Kesarkar said...
  • 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. ...
  • Rain in Mumbai, maximum city's maximum annual problem July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: 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. Given the way BMC has gone ahead with the Monsoon preparedness, this was a predictable outcome. With handful of staff available...
  • Saffron alliance strong and intact, says Uddhav Thackeray July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday downplayed the demand made during the BJP state executive meeting about going solo in the upcoming Assembly elections, saying that the saffron alliance put together by its top leaders was strong and intact. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a book release...
  • Modi government rules out rollback of rail fare hike despite protests June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government has ruled out a rollback in rail fare hike despite pressure from ally Shiv Sena. Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress MPs from Maharashtra also met Rail Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday over the fare hike in local trains in Mumbai. The minister has assured...
  • Pressure mounts on Gowda; Sena, BJP MPs meet him over Mumbai rail fares June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government to scrap the rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains. Shiv Sena and Maharashtra BJP MPs met Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda to discuss their concerns over the rail fare hike. Government sources say Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray spoke to Finance...
  • Government may rethink rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains June 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Pressure is mounting on the Narendra Modi government to scrap the rail fare hike for Mumbai suburban trains. Government sources say that there are concerns after the Bharatiya Janata Party's oldest ally Shiv Sena's criticism in Saamna. Sources say while there can be no rollback of the hike, but the...
  • Maharashtra: BJP, Shiv Sena MPs to meet Railway Minister on fare hike June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Apprehensive about an adverse fallout of the hike in train fares in the coming assembly polls, BJP and Shiv Sena MPs from Maharashtra will meet Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda in Delhi on Tuesday to "convey strong sentiments of commuters". "We will convey to the minister the strong sentiments of the...
  • Shiv Sena leader Raghunath Padyal dies June 23, 2014

    Thane: Senior Shiv Sena leader Raghunath Padyal died due to prolonged illness at his residence in power loom town of Bhiwandi in Thane district on Monday. He was 74. Padyal is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Padyal was credited with strengthening of the saffron party in...
  • Modi government comes under attack from Shiv Sena over rail fare hike June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: After political rivals, the Narendra Modi government has come under fire from Shiv Sena over the rail fare hike with its oldest ally terming the move as akin to the common man being run over by train. "Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda has in the first instance brought a steep fare...
  • Rail minister has run a train over the public: Shiv Sena on fare hike June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: There is ally trouble for the Bharatiya janata Party as the Shiv Sena has now strongly criticised the Narendra Modi government's move to hike rail fares. An editorial in party mouthpiece Saamana says that the hike is a burden on Mumbaikars and local train passengers will suffer. Sena says...
  • Shiv Sena unveils plan to develop, beautify Mumbai June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A coastal road encircling Mumbai, development of a world-class theme park at the Race Course and other projects form the Shiv Sena's agenda to beautify and develop the metropolis, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Friday. Unveiling the party's ambitious development agenda, Thackeray said that many of the projects can...
  • Shiv Sena demands Port Trust land for development in Mumbai June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday unveiled 'development agenda' for Mumbai ahead of the Assembly elections in Maharashtra, and said several projects could be implemented if the land in possession of the Mumbai Port Trust along the eastern shore of the city was utilised. Addressing a press conference, Thackeray...
  • Maharashtra polls: Uddhav Thackeray non-committal on CM candidature June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday remained non-committal on his prospects of being projected as Maharashtra chief ministerial candidate in the coming state Assembly elections. "I have not thought about it... whether or not I will become the chief minister. Our priority is to bring the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance...
  • Shiv Sena workers feel Uddhav Thackeray should be CM: BJP June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena workers feel that Uddhav Thackeray should become the next chief minister of Maharashtra, senior party leader Manohar Joshi said on Wednesday. "It is the desire of party workers and even my own wish that Uddhavji becomes the Chief Minister," Joshi, a former occupant of the post during...
  • Police recruitment drive: Uddhav questions RR Patil's fitness, says half of his ministry pot-bellied June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Claiming the government is making a "mockery" of fitness by making candidates run five kilometres during the ongoing police recruitment drive, Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today asked if Home Minister RR Patil was himself fit to govern. The Sena leader's remarks came after the gruelling physical test claimed four...
  • BMC does little, Mumbai may witness clogged drains, waterlogged roads this monsoon June 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Even though the monsoon has arrived a week late in Mumbai, it seems there will be little respite from rain woes for Mumbaikars this year. Given the way the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has gone ahead with the monsoon preparedness, the city may once again witness potholed roads, clogged drains...
  • BMC on toes as Mumbai gears up to welcome monsoon June 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Is Mumbai once again headed for potholed, waterlogged roads and clogged drains? Looking at the way BMC has gone ahead with the monsoon preparations, the answer is probably assertive. Mumbai does not seem prepared to face the monsoon challenge. With handful of staff available due to the elections, the...
  • MP writes to Modi, seeks 'justice' for Campa Cola residents June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: South Mumbai Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to "grant justice" to the residents of the illegal flats in the Campa Cola compound here who have been asked to vacate their houses. Over 90 illegal flats in the complex are set to...
  • Shiv Sena opposes Jaitapur nuclear project June 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday expressed its opposition to the ambitious nuclear power project at Jaitapur in coastal Maharashtra and said the party would continue with its stand on the issue. "The local populace is opposed to Jaitapur project and it is the demand of the Shiv Sena that this destructive...
  • Pune: 253 arrested in connection with techie's murder, 73 cases filed June 7, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the case of hate crime continues. Pune Police has arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on the social media. So far 73 cases have been filed. Police is still on the look out for 4 more people involved in...
  • Hindu American body condemns murder of Indian techie in Pune June 6, 2014

    Washington: A Hindu American body has strongly condemned the murder of a young IT professional in Pune on Monday and asked the authorities to bring perpetrators to justice. "We at the foundation deplore communal violence of any kind," said Suhag Shukla, executive director of Hindu America Foundation (HAF) on Thrusday. Mohasin Shaikh,...
  • Maharashtra MPs take oath hailing Shivaji, Bal Thackeray in Lok Sabha June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: They hailed Chattrapati Shivaji, late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and BR Ambedkar before taking oath in Lok Sabha and ended it with the trademark 'Jai Maharashtra'. Most of the elected members of Shiv Sena took oath in Marathi and started it by hailing Maratha warrior Shivaji and Thackeray....