Shivaji Park

  • Uddhav's brother opposes Thackeray's Shivaji Park memorial 17-11-2013 11:32 PM

    In an embarrassment for the Shiv Sena, the late Bal Thackeray's elder son Jaidev on Sunday expressed strong opposition to a memorial dedicated to his father at Shivaji Park. Jaidev, the estranged elder brother of Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray, said there is no need for a statue or memorial...
  • Shiv Sena workers force Manohar Joshi to leave Dussehra rally 13-10-2013 08:51 PM

    Mumbai: Angry Shiv Sena workers on Sunday shouted slogans against senior party leader Manohar Joshi and forced him to leave the venue of Sena's annual Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in the evening. Joshi had indirectly criticised party President Uddhav Thackeray's leadership style, by contrasting it with the aggressive style...
  • Shiv Sena allowed to hold Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park 09-10-2013 12:12 AM

    Mumbai:After a tough fight, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday won the Bombay High Court's approval to hold its annual Dussehra rally - its first after party supremo Bal Thackeray's death last November - at the Shivaji Park in Dadar as usual. A division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and...
  • HC to hear Cong plea on October 3 for permission to hold rally at Shivaji Park 30-09-2013 09:12 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday said it would hear on Thursday the petition filed by Mumbai unit of Congress against the decision of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to refuse it permission to hold a rally at Shivaji Park in Mumbaion December 28. Congress' lawyer Rui Rodrigues...
  • PM Manmohan Singh condoles Pran's death, calls him an icon 13-07-2013 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the demise of Pran Kishan Sikand, known as Pran, describing him as "an icon" and a talent whose "versatility in etching a lasting impression on cinema audience's mind improved with time". Pran, who has over 400 films to his credit in a career...
  • Pran Krishan Sikand's filmography mirrors his versatility 13-07-2013 10:24 AM

    Mumbai: As a Bollywood villain whom movie-goers loved to hate, Pran, who died here Friday evening, has left behind a volley of film projects where he played rough-and-tough roles with immense eloquence. His filmography boasts of over 400 projects, which prove his versatility in essaying a hero, character artist and...
  • Legendary actor Pran's funeral to be held at Shivaji Park in Mumbai today 13-07-2013 09:42 AM

    Mumbai: The funeral of legendary actor Pran will be held on Saturday afternoon at Shivaji park in Dadar. The Dadasaheb Phalke awardee passed away on Friday night at a suburban hospital in Mumbai. "He died after a spell of prolonged illness," his daughter said. He was admitted to Lilavati hospital...
  • 'Law will be followed in setting up Thackeray's memorial' 24-11-2012 10:05 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said that the state government would not do anything in violation of the law with regard to Shiv Sena's demand to set up a memorial of the late Balasaheb Thackeray at Shivaji Park. Thackeray was cremated at Shivaji Park last Sunday, the...
  • MNS against Thackeray's memorial at Shivaji Park 23-11-2012 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: The proposal over late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray's memorial at Shivaji Park in Mumbai has led to a controversy. While Shiv Sena leaders have demanded that Bal Thackeray's memorial should be built at Shivaji Park, Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has opposed the move. Sharad Pawars Nationalist...
  • Residents welfare groups oppose Bal Thackeray memorial 23-11-2012 09:26 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackrey's funreal at the iconic Shivaji Park was only the second public funeral in the state's history. The cremation at the park, that has been declared a silent zone by the Bombay High Court, was seen as a one time concession keeping in mind the...
  • Shiv Sena demands Bal Thackeray memorial 19-11-2012 11:17 AM

    Mumbai: Former Maharashtra chief minister and Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi has demanded that a memorial to party chief Bal Thackeray be built and installed at his cremation venue, the Shivaji Park, next to the memorial to Chhattrapati Shivaji. "We want his memorial to be built here (Shivaji Park). Why...
  • Bal Thackeray's funeral the first on public ground since 1947 19-11-2012 02:21 AM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray's funeral at the historic Shivaji Park ground in Mumbai was the first at a public space in Mumbai since independence. "As far as I know, this is the first time since independence that a person has been cremated at a public platform in the...
  • What's the legacy left behind by Bal Thackeray 18-11-2012 11:10 PM

    Mumbai came to a virtual standstill on Sunday as Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray was laid to rest. ...
  • Mumbai shuts down, bids farewell to Bal Thackeray 18-11-2012 07:23 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai came to a virtual standstill on Sunday as Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, a Hindutva mascot and flagbearer of Marathi pride, was laid to rest and lakhs of mourners joined the Marathi leader's grieving family to bid him a tearful farewell. A sea of people, unprecedented in recent...
  • Bal Thackeray's public cremation marks a first for Mumbai 18-11-2012 12:59 PM

    Mumbai: Thackeray's mortal remains will be consigned to flames on a specially-erected public platform at the historic Shivaji Park, south-central Mumbai, Sunday evening, marking the first time a public cremation has occurred in Mumbai since independence. Supercop and ex-Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Rebeiro (also a former ambassador) said there had...