Shiv Sena's 'Muslim Vote' Politics
Apr 12, 2015
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Mala Das | Monday April 13, 2015
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today sparked a major controversy by saying in a column that Muslims in the country were suffering due to vote bank politics and that revoking their voting rights would solve their problems.
India News | Reported by Nikita Niraj Arora; Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 9, 2015
Shiv Sena workers led a large protest outside the home of writer Shobhaa De today, drawing criticism from many including their ally, the BJP.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Monday March 16, 2015
A psychopath has been on the prowl in the area near Mithibai College in Vile Parle and, for years, he has been picking women at random, attacking them with rods and blades. Yesterday, he struck again.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Sunday January 25, 2015
His father's birth anniversary highlights a Sena that's lost, writes Kumar Ketkar.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday January 23, 2015
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has countered comments made by some BJP leaders asking Hindu women to have more children, saying once child like a tiger would be enough.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 17, 2015
The Shiv Sena has sought a "Google Doodle" for its late founder, Bal Thackeray, for his 89th birth anniversary on January 23.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today told the Bombay High Court that he is not interested in an out-of-court settlement of the property dispute with his brother Jaidev following which the judge advised him to reconsider his decision and attempt an amicable resolution.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 5, 2014
A witness today 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 18, 2014
Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's second death anniversary on Monday saw the BJP reaching out to the Shiv Sena with a promise to construct a memorial befitting the leader's stature.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta; edited by Mala Das | Monday November 17, 2014
Uddhav and Raj Thackeray, estranged cousins, were seated together at a public event in Mumbai today. The Thackerays were seen speaking to each other and posing for photographs at a function to mark the second death anniversary of Bal Thackeray, the founder of regional party Shiv Sena.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Monday November 10, 2014
He had fallen out of favour with Bal Thackeray, writes Rana Ayyub.
Assembly | Tejas Mehta and Ketki Angre; Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 6, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today explained his continued silence on the Shiv Sena, saying it was "out of respect" for the late Balasaheb Thackeray.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
The Shiv Sena has accused its erstwhile ally BJP of back-stabbing late Sena chief Bal Thackeray by snapping ties over seat sharing in Maharashtra assembly elections.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre and Tejas Mehta; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday September 26, 2014
"The alliance with the Shiv Sena is over," the BJP said in Mumbai this evening, ending a 25-year-old partnership. It said it was taking the decision with a "heavy heart" and promised a courteous break-up.
Elections News | Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Four years after his political debut, Aditya Thackeray, son of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray is coming of age. Back in 2010, the Thackeray scion's coming out party was thrown by grandfather, the late Bal Thackeray at a Dussehra rally, who introduced him as the chief of the Yuva Sena.
Pune News | mid-day.com | Monday June 16, 2014
With the morphed photos of Shivaji and Bal Thackeray leading to violence in Mumbai and Pune - and even the death of a techie earlier this month, a citizen group has decided to take matters into its own hands.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday June 9, 2014
The Maharashtra government says it has identified those responsible for posting morphed photos of iconic leaders on Facebook, and says arrests will be made soon. Last week, a 28-year-old Muslim IT worker was beaten to death by a mob after offensive images of Maratha warrior king Shivaji and Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray were circulated on Facebook...
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday June 9, 2014
The Maharashtra government says it has identified those responsible for posting morphed photos of iconic leaders on Facebook, and has promised arrests.
Pune News | Devesh Kumar | Friday June 6, 2014
Anil Shirole, the newly-elected BJP MP from Pune, stirred controversy on Thursday when asked to comment on the murder of an IT professional in the city amid tension over the derogatory depiction of Maratha king Shivaji and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray in pictures shared on Facebook.
Mumbai News | mid-day.com | Thursday June 5, 2014
Cops will write a letter of regoratory, asking for judicial help from US in the case in which pics and remarks about Bal Thackeray were posted on Facebook
Pune News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 5, 2014
13 people associated with the Hindu Rashtra Sena, a radical outfit in Maharashtra, have been arrested in Pune in connection with the alleged murder of a young IT professional in the city.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 1, 2014
Shiv Sena activists on Sunday protested in Maharashtra over alleged derogatory Facebook posts pertaining to Chhatrapati Shivaji and the late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, officials said.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari today met Raj Thackeray in Mumbai, triggering speculation that the BJP is trying to win over the MNS chief into NDA for upcoming elections even as he said there is no reason for Shiv Sena to be annoyed by his meeting with Raj.
India News | Devesh Kumar | Friday February 14, 2014
The Shiv Sena today described political rival Raj Thackeray as "a novice" who fronted an "unsuccessful" agitation demanding that commuters in Maharashtra stop paying tax at toll plazas because roads are sub-standard.