Politics of Intolerance Growing in Mumbai?
Apr 15, 2015
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday May 19, 2015
On Monday night, Aditya Thackeray, the youth leader of the Shiv Sena, hit the streets of Mumbai for what he called a stock-taking tour. The city is going through massive road repairs ahead of the monsoon.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 18, 2015
Refusing to share the enthusiasm of their ally BJP, over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's China visit, the Shiv Sena has accused the neighbouring country of pursuing a policy of "hugging from the front and stabbing from behind".
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 28, 2015
After a petition by author Shobhaa De, the Supreme Court today put on hold a notice of privilege sent to her by the Maharashtra assembly over her tweet criticizing a state government order on Marathi films.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
As many as 1,200 people from Maharashtra are stranded in the quake-hit Nepal, the state government has established contacts with around 1,000 of them, while 16 others have been rescued and brought back to India.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 26, 2015
A day after massive earthquake shook Nepal, Shiv Sena which is part of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre here announced to donate salaries of its MPs for the relief and rehabilitation of the victims.
India News | Written by Tejas Mehta | Thursday April 23, 2015
Counting in the municipal elections in two districts of Maharashtra is nearly over with both the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) having retained their respective strongholds of Aurangabad and Navi Mumbai. Meanwhile, th...
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday April 21, 2015
After a strong opposition from the Shiv Sena, Pakistani singer Atif Aslam's concert in Hadapsar, Pune scheduled for April 25 has been cancelled.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
Describing the Communist Party of India or CPI(M) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury as the "captain of a sinking ship", Shiv Sena today said the left party has "lost relevance" in the country and does not have the strength to stand up as a strong opp...
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Ignoring ally Shiv Sena's opposition to the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power plant, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today asserted that there is no question of going back on the project.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 19, 2015
Amidst protests by its ally Shiv Sena against setting up a nuclear power project in Jaitapur, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said that the project has now reached a stage from where there is no option of going back.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 17, 2015
Raising questions on the unification of Janata Parivar, Shiv Sena today said that the leaders in the new front have been constantly at loggerheads with each other and it is impossible to say that they would not "stab one another" for political gains.
Mumbai News | Edited by Toral Varia Deshpande | Thursday April 16, 2015
Hours after political activists, allegedly from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS, vandalised the office former city Sheriff Nana Chudasama for an 'anti-marathi' banner, his staff has put it back at its original location in Marine Drive, Mumbai.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 15, 2015
The office of former Mumbai mayor Nana Chudasama was today allegedly vandalised by workers of Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS to protest against his 'anti-Marathi' banner. The attack comes just days after the Shiv Sena staged a pr...
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Days after it published a controversial column on voting rights for Muslims, Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna has featured a provocative editorial calling for "family planning" to check the "growth in population of Muslims and Christians."
Mumbai News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday April 15, 2015
BJP allies, the Shiv Sena and the Akali Dal, brought good news home today, winning important by-elections to the Maharashtra and Punjab assemblies respectively.
Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Yet again, there is an organized effort to raise communal passions in Mumbai. But mercifully, no violence has erupted.
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Tuesday April 14, 2015
Shiv Sena youth wing chief Aditya Thackeray has joined the ongoing campaign in support of net neutrality, saying he has written to the chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on the matter. He also told NDTV that his party would ...
Blog | Mohd Asim | Monday April 13, 2015
So the Shiv Sena is deeply concerned about the well-being of Muslims in India. And the party has an instant solution for all that plagues the community: strip Muslims of their voting rights.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 13, 2015
As Sania Mirza received praise today for becoming the World Number 1 in women's doubles tennis, author Shobhaa De used her congratulatory tweet to take a dig at the Shiv Sena.
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 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 12, 2015
The Maharashtra Legislature Principal Secretary has issued a notice to writer and socialite Shobhaa De, asking her to explain her tweets on the state government's decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime tim...
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday April 11, 2015
The signing of agreement between India and France for fast-tracking the stalled nuclear power project in Jaitapur in Maharashtra is likely to increase tensions between Shiv Sena and BJP, which govern the state together. The project was among the 17 p...
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday April 11, 2015
Two sons of veteran Maharashtra leader and former Chief Minister Narayan Rane were placed under preventive detention by police on Saturday, even as their father made a pitch to enter the Maharashtra Assembly in the bypoll to the Bandra (East) constit...
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 11, 2015
Voting for the Assembly byelections to Bandra (East) in suburban Mumbai and Tasgaon Kavthe-Mahankal in Sangli district began this morning.