The Biggest Stories of August 2, 2014
Aug 2, 2014
India | Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The rains may have played spoilsport as the Congress launched its assembly polls campaign in Maharashtra but the party has cleverly touched upon an issue on which the BJP and the Shiv Sena have opposite views.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday September 1, 2014
The BJP in Maharashtra today said it was yet to finalise seat-sharing agreement with the Shiv Sena for ensuing Assembly elections and dismissed reports of differences between the saffron allies over pre-poll pact.
India | Reported by Saurabh Gupta (With inputs from PTI) | Tuesday August 26, 2014
In election-bound Maharashtra, BJP ally Shiv Sena has suggested that they must not rely "only on a Modi wave" to win them the state.
India | Written by Tejas Mehta | Monday August 25, 2014
He was the first among the Thackerays to declare that he would contest an election. So much so that he was even aspiring and readying to become Maharashtra's Chief Minister.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 24, 2014
Maintaining that his being heckled at an event in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "pre-planned at a high level", Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday said that he will not attend such functions in the future till ...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 23, 2014
An alleged Shiv Sena worker on Saturday threw ink at Maharashtra revenue minister and senior Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat, police said.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Delhi High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Lok Sabha and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to disqualify 11 Shiv Sena Members of Parliament for allegedly force-feeding a fasting Muslim employ...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has come out in support of Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or the RSS, for his comments that Hindutva is the identity of India.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Maharashtra's Minister for Medical Education Jitendra Awhad climbed the fourth layer of a Dahi Handi human pyramid in Thane yesterday and broke the traditional 'Handi'.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
With the Bombay High Court banning the participation of those below 18 years in human pyramids on Monday, a Shiv Sena legislator announced cancelling the Dahi Handi program organised by his Non-Governmental Organisation or NGO.
Cities | Reported by Imtiaz Jaleel; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Saturday August 2, 2014
The Shiv Sena today, in an editorial, came out in support of a senior police officer in Mumbai, accused of rape by a 26-year-old model, alleging that it had become "a fashion to create sensation by charging someone for rape and molestation".
India | Amit Chaturvedi | Wednesday July 30, 2014
It's not a new script for Maharashtra, where every election sees allies on both sides of the political spectrum engage in haggling over the number of seats they will contest. This time, however, it is about changing power equations.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
The Shiv Sena members today created uproar in Lok Sabha over alleged police action against Marathi-speaking people in Belgaum district in Karnataka, leading to disruption of the Question Hour.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday July 28, 2014
The border town of Belgaum in Karnataka is tense after a board put up by villagers revived a decades-old dispute with neighbouring Maharashtra.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
The city witnessed heavy downpour throughout the day and many areas were marooned, district authorities said in Thane today.
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday July 25, 2014
The removal of a Marathi signboard in Maharashtra's Kolhapur led to violent protests by Shiv Sena workers who damaged some buses run by the Karnataka state transport.
Opinion | Milind Deora | Thursday July 24, 2014
NDA was elected to safeguard India's diversity, writes Milind Deora.
India | Tejas Mehta | Thursday July 24, 2014
The Shiv Sena - widely criticised for its lawmakers forcing a roti into the mouth of a fasting Muslim man - has issued an aggressive rebuttal in its magazine, Saamna.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Incensed over reports that Shiv Sena MPs allegedly forced a fasting Muslim worker to eat in the Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi, several opposition parties today wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan demanding an inquiry into the incident.
Opinion | Nalin S Kohli | Wednesday July 23, 2014
Pseudo-secularism is at play, writes Nalin S Kohli.