SHIV SENA

  • Bal Thackeray was chronically ill since 2007, says his doctor 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Dr Jaleel Parkar, the personal physican of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that the late leader had been chronically ill since 2007 and a trained medical staff from Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai accompanied him whenever he went out. Parkar was being examined as...
  • Nationalist Congress Party back-stabbed Bal Thackeray: Uddhav Thackeray 1 week ago

    Thane: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage. "It was NCP which back-stabbed Bal Thackeray. NCP chief (Sharad Pawar) is...
  • TWTW: Shiv Sena and controversies April 18, 2015

    In yet another controversy, Shiv Sena's mouthpiece Saamana by Sanjay Raut called for revoking the voting rights of Muslims. Raut said revoking voting rights of Muslims will also ensure the end of vote bank politics. ...
  • Watch : The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha April 18, 2015

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Congress Vice president on his return after a 56-day long sabbatical, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return after a three-nation tour of France, Germany and Canada, Shiv Sena and Hillary Clinton announces her bid for US presidential polls 2016. ...
  • BJP mocks Rahul Gandhi return, says Congress, Vice President both 'confused' April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Thursday greeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's return with sarcasm as it asked him to tell the people whether or not he wanted to continue in politics and also took a jibe at the opposition party over its "leadership crisis". Noting that he has been in the...
  • Riya Sen's outburst on 'delayed' response of firemen irks Shiv Sena April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Slamming Bollywood actress Riya Sen for her tweets saying that she was "ashamed" of Mumbai, Shiv Sena on Wednesday said the city is respected by people as it gives shelter to everyone. A fire had broke out at her twin apartments in Juhu on Sunday following which the 34-year-old actress...
  • Wasn't talking about revoking Muslims voting right but about ending vote bank politics: Uddhav Thackeray April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: After being attacked from all quarters, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday clarified his party leader Sanjay Raut's remarks calling for the revocation of voting rights of Muslims. Thackeray said that Raut merely spoke about how Muslims are often exploited by several political parties as a vote bank....
  • Shiv Sena wants mandatory family planning for Muslims, Christians April 15, 2015

    Mumbai: After stoking controversy with its demand that Muslims be stripped of their voting rights, Shiv Sena on Wednesday advocated compulsory family planning for Muslims and Christians to check their "rising" population. "By only increasing the population, one can try and convert the country into Pakistan, but cannot give quality and...
  • Non-Hindus should not be allowed at Har ki Pauri: Yogi Adityanath April 15, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, has targeted non-Hindus and called for a ban on their entry into the world famour Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar. Adityanath called for stopping non-Hindus from entering the religious place during a function in Haridwar and added...
  • UP: Shiv Sena hoardings call BJP leaders 'fake' devotees of lord Ram April 14, 2015

    Kanpur: After Shiv Sena dubbed its ally Bharatiya Janata Party a party of "fake" followers of Lord Ram, hoardings were put up on Monday in various areas of the city saying "Beware of fake devotees of Lord Ram". When Shiv Sena UP Secretary General Manoj Tiwari was asked who these fake...
  • Rajnath Singh evades queries on Sena's demand April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday refused to be drawn into the controversy over ally Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's demand for scrapping voting rights of Muslims. The Home Minister, who was speaking on the sidelines of a meeting on 'Untouchability No More', was queried about the editorial in...
  • Owaisi slams Sanjay Raut, says no one can take away voting rights of Muslims April 13, 2015

    AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi has slammed Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut for demanding the revocation of voting rights of Muslims. Owaisi said no one can take away the voting rights of Muslims. He also asked the Centre to clarify its stand on Sanjay Raut's remark. "No one can take away...
  • India can ill-afford Shiv Sena and Owaisis agenda of communal hatred April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's statement advocating the disenfranchisement of Muslims in India comes as no shock to me. And just as I have moved the National Commission for Minorities and Election Commission of India to act against his hate speech BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, who advocated Hindu...
  • Maharashtra Congress demands cancellation of Sanjay Raut's Rajya Sabha membership April 13, 2015

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress unit on Monday demanded action against Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut and cancellation of his Rajya Sabha membership after he called for revoking the voting rights of Muslims. In an article in party's mouthpiece Saamana, Raut said revoking voting rights of Muslims will also ensure the...
  • BJP ally Shiv Sena calls for revoking voting rights of Muslims to end vote bank politics April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Saturday stirred a fresh controversy as it called for revoking voting rights of Muslims. The article written by Sena leader Sanjay Raut in party's mouthpiece Saamana said revoking voting rights of Muslims will also ensure the end of votebank politics. The article said, "Till Muslims are...
  • Maharashtra Assembly bypolls: 42% turnout in Bandra, 58% in Tasgaon April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Around 42 per cent voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in the keenly watched by-election to the Maharashtra Assembly from Bandra East, where Congress heavyweight and former chief minister Narayan Rane is taking on Shiv Sena and MIM rivals. In Tasgaon-Kavthe Mahankal, where Suman Patil, wife of former home minister...
  • Shiv Sena stages protest against release of Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena on Saturday staged a protest against Pakistan in New Delhi over the release of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi from jail, demanding that the neighbouring country should be declared a terrorist state. Scores of protesters reached Jantar Mantar shouting anti-Pakistan slogans and burnt posters of...
  • Maharashtra: 9 per cent voting till 10 AM in Bandra (East) bypoll April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: A voter turnout of nine per cent has been registered till 10 AM in Bandra (East) Assembly by-election in suburban Mumbai, while six per cent has been registered in Tasgaon Kavthe-Mahankal constituency in Sangli district. While Congress' Narayan Rane is taking on Shiv Sena nominee Trupti Sawant in prestigious Bandra...
  • Marathi film row: AAP backs Shobhaa De, says she can speak her mind April 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Amid a row over Maharashtra government's move to reserve prime time slots in multiplexes for screening of Marathi movies, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday came out in support of noted columnist Shobhaa De who has raised hackles of Shiv Sena by criticising the proposal. "Marathi culture needs encouragement....
  • Had Bal Thackeray not tried to preserve Marathi culture, Shobhaa De's forefathers would 'have been born in Pakistan': Shiv Sena April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: In a vitriolic attack against Shobha De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena on Thursday said had Bal Thackeray not done "dadagiri" to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would "have been born in Pakistan" and she would have "attended Page-3 parties in a burqa". De, reacting to...
  • Shiv Sena targets Shobhaa De, says she has insulted Maharashtrian food culture April 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Thursday hit out at the writer Shobhaa De saying she has insulted Maharashtrian food culture by mocking Vadapav and Misal. The write-up comes a day after a Sena MLA moved a privilege motion against her in the Assembly. In her tweet about the government's order...
  • Marathi film row: Privilege motion against Shobhaa De for her tweet on Maharashtra street food April 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Strongly reacting to the criticism of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Maharashtrian street food, a Shiv Sena MLA has given a privilege motion in Assembly against columnist Shobhaa De seeking an apology from her. She had tweeted, "No more pop corn at multiplexes in Mumbai? Dahi misal and vada pav...
  • Narendra Modi should clean the filth that comes from the mouth of his MPs: Shiv Sena April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over controversial statements made by his parliamentarians, ally Shiv Sena said that in his clean India campaign, he should focus on cleaning the filth created by his MPs. "PM Modi must cleanse his party of members like Gandhi under his flagship Swachch Bharat Abhiyaan," Shiv...
  • Cabinet reshuffle likely soon, 3 Ministers of State may be elevated: sources April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to go for a second round of Cabinet reshuffle early next week before he heads for Europe and Canada tour, sources said on Saturday. Three Ministers of State are likely to be elevated as Cabinet Ministers. Ministers of State Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Rajiv...
  • Shiv Sena takes a jibe on Naseeruddin Shah over Indo-Pak remarks March 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Taking a dig on Naseeruddin Shah after he expressed regret over the strained relations between India and Pakistan, the Shiv Sena on Monday said the veteran Bollywood actor can seek his answers from those who have been victims of terrorist activities carried out from the soil of the neighbouring...
  • Mumbai metro 3 may run along coastal road, hints Maharashtra CM Fadnavis March 26, 2015

    Mumbai: Under pressure from ally Shiv Sena, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis has assured that his government is studying the feasibility and possibility of constructing the Metro track along the coastal road. There are demands from the Shiv Sena to scrap Metro III as it involves shifting residents from Girgaum and...
  • BJP and Shiv Sena likely to tie-up for Maharashtra civic polls March 25, 2015

    Mumbai: BJP and Shiv Sena, the ruling alliance partners in Maharashtra government, are likely to tie-up for the elections to Navi Mumbai and Aurangabad municipal corporations to be held on April 22. "We feel that having an alliance will benefit both the parties," state BJP unit president Raosaheb Danve told reporters...
  • Most parties welcome SC decision on IT Act; JD(U), Shiv Sena disagree March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Most parties on Tuesday welcomed Supreme Court's move to scrap a provision that made posting offensive comments online punishable with jail term with Congress admitting to flaws in the law. JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav disagreed saying that though he respects judiciary, it was wrong to struck down the...
  • Who said what: Supreme Court scraps Section 66A of IT Act March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's landmark judgement scrapping the draconian section 66A of the IT Act has been welcomed by all. Quashing Section 66A, the Supreme Court called it "unconstitutional and untenable". The apex court delivered the landmark judgement on Tuesday on a petition filed by Shreya Singhal, who sought...
  • Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on valadity of Section 66A of Information Technology Act March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Tuesday its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of certain sections of the cyber law including a provision under which a person can be arrested for allegedly posting "offensive" contents on websites. A bench of justices J Chelameswar...