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  • Don't take our support to BJP Government in Maharashtra for granted: Uddhav Thackeray 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Asserting that his support to the BJP in Maharashtra should not be taken for granted, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party had joined the Government to provide stability to the State, where no party had emerged clear winner in the October Assembly polls. "Just because we...
  • Shiv Sena demands Google Doodle for Bal Thackeray January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: In a demand that must have taken the US-based search engine giant by surprise, Shiv Sena has sought a "Google Doodle" for its late founder, Bal Thackeray, for his 89th birth anniversary on January 23. Rahul Shewale, Sena MP from Mumbai South Central, said he has written to Google and...
  • Mumbai: Raj visits Uddhav Thackeray's photo exhibition January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday paid a visit to the ongoing photography exhibition of his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray at the Jehangir Art Gallery. Uddhav, an avid photographer, is holding as exhibition after a gap of 11 years. The two brothers met at the exhibition...
  • Marathi TV actress held 'captive' by Rajasthan producer in 1995, rescued by Bal Thackeray January 5, 2015

    Thane: Marathi theatre and TV actress Supriya Pathare on Monday claimed she was held "captive" for three months by a producer in Rajasthan during the shooting of a film and was rescued at the intervention of late Sena supremo Bal Thackeray. Addressing "Mahila Suraksha Parisanvad" (seminar on women's safety) at an...
  • Shiv Sena wants Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded that its founder patriarch late Bal Thackeray should also be honoured posthumously with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award. The demand was made by party leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi, who listed Thackeray's achievements and contributions to the society and...
  • Shiv Sena demands Bharat Ratna for Bal Thackeray December 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena today demanded Bharat Ratna for its founder Bal Thackeray, a day when the country's highest civilian honour was bestowed on former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malviya. The party, a BJP ally, said while it was heartening to see that...
  • Amitabh Bachchan mourns for mother on seventh death anniversary December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, says he does not want to remember the years he has spent in his mother's absence. Bachchan, 72, took to his blog to pay tribute to Teji today on her seventh death anniversary. "Maa! Just felt like saying the word... I lost my mother today. And...
  • Bal Thackeray's will was updated many times, says lawyer December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness on Thursday stated before the Bombay High Court that Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray had amended his will eight to nine times between 1997 to 2011. F D'souza, a lawyer, said during a hearing before Justice Gautam Patel that every time a new draft of...
  • BJP-Shiv Sena seal deal, Sena to get 4 Cabinet, 8 MoS berths in Maharashtra December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The meeting between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena on Monday finally put an end to the ongoing tussle between the two parties over power sharing in Maharashtra. According to the new arrangements, Shiv Sena MLAs will get four Cabinet and eight Ministers of State berths in Maharashtra...
  • Mumbai: Ruckus at BMC event attended by Uddhav and Aditya Thackeray November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) corporator on Sunday created ruckus at an event attended by Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya Thackeray. The corporator said that during Bal Thackeray days even a corporator was respected but that's not the same under Uddhav's rule. The BMC is dominated...
  • BJP wants Sena to be part of Maharashtra government, but puts forth no concrete proposals: sources November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party held talks with the estranged ally Shiv Sena for being a part of the Devendra Fadnavis government in Maharashtra, sources said that no concrete proposals were forwarded by the BJP. According to sources, Sena has proposed that it be given the post of...
  • Swamy meets Uddhav, says BJP, Sena should unite for Hindutva November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: As Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena try to mend their severed ties, Subramaniam Swamy came calling at Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's residence on Saturday. Although, Swamy called it a personal meet, he said that the two parties should come together for Hindutva. "I will speak to Amit Shah and...
  • Shiv Sena, BJP start power-sharing talks; 10 ministries on table November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: BJP is understood to have offered five Cabinet berths and an equal number of Minister of State posts to Shiv Sena in its Government in Maharashtra as the estranged allies on Friday began talks to chalk out a power- sharing formula after days of acrimony between the allies. BJP leaders...
  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray drags Sharad Pawar into slanging match against BJP's Eknath Khadse November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: The war of words between ruling BJP and opposition Shiv Sena escalated on Wednesday with Maharashtra Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse raking up Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's "non-farming" background and the latter hitting back with an oblique reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on "empty promises" made in run-up to...
  • Former BJP ally Shiv Sena to be the 'principal opposition' party in Maharashtra Assembly November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena will play the role of principal Opposition in the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly beginning December 8, party leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday said. "I have no knowledge of any talks between my party and BJP. As of now, we are an opposition party and will...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena would be accommodated in cabinet expansion, says BJP minister November 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Maharashtra PWD Minister Chandrakant Patil said that the estranged ally Shiv Sena "will be accommodated" in the cabinet expansion before the winter session of the Assembly starts on December 8. The Sena, on the other hand, said it was firm on the demand of a...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 17, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 17, 2014

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  • News 360: Mudgal report gives clean chit to Srinivasan, Meiyappan indicted in IPL spot-fixing November 17, 2014

    Huge relief came N Srinivasan's way on Monday when findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee's report on IPL spot-fixing confirmed that he and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan were not involved in match-fixing; however, Srinivasan was aware of corruption in the IPL and Meiyappan did place bets. ...
  • Bal Thackeray's death anniversary: Signs of thaw between Uddhav and Raj November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Signs of thaw were visible between estranged cousins - Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray - on an occasion to observe former Shiv Sena supremo supreme late Balasaheb Thackeray in Mumbai on Monday. The two cousins Uddhav and Raj were spotted at Balasaheb's memorial chatting and sitting next...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • BJP didn't give Advani full details on break-up: Shiv Sena November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after BJP patriarch LK Advani held the Shiv Sena responsible for breaking ties with his party, the Sena on Sunday shot back at the octogenarian saying his party failed to provide him with complete information on the alliance breakdown. Advani during a function in Patna on November 14...
  • Shiv Sena to flex muscles on Bal Thackeray's second death anniversary November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will flex its muscles on the second death anniversary of its founder-patriarch, late Bal Thackeray on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Shiv Sainiks are expected to visit the Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park for which elaborate arrangements have been put in place, said party secretary and parliamentarian...
  • Uddhav Thackeray is completely clueless about what to do: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Tuesday said that Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray was completely clueless as to the future course for his party. "Uddhav Thackeray has no idea which side he is on and why is he on that side. He does not know where he has to take...
  • No support if BJP goes with NCP, says Shiv Sena November 10, 2014

    The Shiv Sena continues to keep its cards close to the chest refraining from taking a final decision on the alliance with the BJP. Party chief Uddhav Thackeray said that the Shiv Sena will sit in the Opposition if the BJP takes support from the NCP. The final decision is...
  • BJP in pole position: Is the party moving beyond its allies? November 9, 2014

    The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Karma Paljor November 9, 2014

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  • Shiv Sena gives more time to BJP, ready to sit in opposition if latter takes NCP's support November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena widened on Sunday with the latter giving an ultimatum to its senior partner that it will part ways with it if it accepted support from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Maharashtra. A high voltage drama went on throughout...
  • Uddhav Thackeray to hold a press conference on Sunday evening, says Vinayak Raut November 9, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Shiv Sena leader Vinayak Raut said that Uddhav Thackeray is to hold a press conference on Sunday evening. "Final decision will be announced at the press conference," said Raut. ...