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    MNS chief tells DJs to turn up festival volume

    Mumbai: In a move that may smack of contempt of court, the president of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), Raj Thackeray, after a meeting with DJ operators, extended support to them, despite the Bombay High Court banning DJ and Dolby sound systems till September 19.

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    Bharat Bandh: MNS on vandalising spree

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists vandalised a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporator’s office in Malad after the Congress Party called for a nationwide bandh on Monday. Notably, this was the first time MNS participated in the bandh since its inception in 2006. The activists broke chairs and overturned benches of BJP corporator Vinod Mishra’s office in Ward no 43 in Malad. The office shutters were half open when party cadres

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    Bandh evokes good response in Mira Road

    Bhayandar: Normal life came to a screeching halt throughout Mira Road and some parts of Bhayandar, as the Opposition’s ‘Bharath Bandh’ supported by the Maharashtra Nav-Nirman Sena (MNS) to protest against rising prices of petrol, diesel and LPG, evoked a good response across the twin-city. After operating for a few hours in the morning, autos and the public transport buses went off the roads. Most of the private education institutions, commercial and

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    Bharat Bandh: MNS is in, Shiv Sena is out

    Mumbai: Except for the ruling BJP and its ally, the Shiv Sena, all major political parties, including the Left and the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, have extended their support to a call for Bharat bandh given by the Congress for Monday.

  • Politicians hell-bent on destroying Konkan: Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai : Addressing his party workers from Konkan, at Ravindranatya Mandir on Saturday, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena founder Raj Thackeray said, “Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government is conspiring to deliberately destroy Konkan by bringing risky projects.”

  • Shiv Sena and MNS at loggerheads over farmers

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads, again. This time, it is over ‘street’ politics as Sena accused the Raj Thackeray-led party of having run vegetable market without proper license. The MNS had started a ‘Shetkari Bazaar Peth’ campaign to help farmers earn more than they do by setting up their own markets every Friday in different parts of the city.

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    MNS chief Raj Thackeray targets Ajit Pawar at Pune’s Paani Foundation Water Cup

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Paani Foundation’s ‘Satyameva Jayate Water Cup’ turned into a podium for political sabre-rattling with Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray taking potshots at the erstwhile Congress-NCP government as well as the current Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)- Shiv Sena coalition over the State’s irrigation woes.

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    Mumbai: Cops stopped MNS leaders from bringing outside food to multiplex

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Sandeep Deshpande and 15 party workers were stopped from entering a multiplex in Phoenix Mills at Lower Parel as they were carrying outside food on Monday. The MNS has alleged that police supported the management of PVR, instead of going by the state government’s order which said movie goers would be allowed to carry outside food inside multiplexes from August 1.

  • MNS uprooting cable ducts of Gujarat-based Company

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state Gujarat has already benefited from the shifting of international financial services centres and the business of ports from Mumbai and Maharashtra. Now it is eyeing the private television cable operating industry, a multi-crore business in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra. The Gujarat Television Private Ltd (GTPL) has spread its business not only to Mumbai, but other parts of Western Maharashtra.

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    After Assam NRC list, MNS demands Mumbai survey of ‘illegal’ Bangladeshis

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) demanded a count of “illegal” Bangladeshis residing in the city, who “cause a stress on the resources of Mumbai”. The Raj Thackeray-led party made this demand a day after the names of over four million people in Assam were excluded from the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC) list in that state, prepared following a long-drawn out process to identify illegal

  • Mumbai man fills 556th pothole to mark his 16-year-old son’s death

    Mumbai: Dadarao Bilhore, a Mumbai resident, who lost his 16-year-old son to a pothole on a road three years ago, filled up 556th pothole in the city on Sunday. Bilhore’ son Prakash died on July 28, 2015, after his bike fell into a deep pothole on a rainwater clogged Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road (JVLR) in Mumbai.

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    Mumbai: Quota must be on economic basis, not caste lines, says Raj Thackeray

    Mumbai: Echoing the Centre’s probable consideration of giving reservation on the basis of economic backwardness, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Friday said reservation should be on economic basis and not along caste lines. He held the late former Prime Minister V P Singh, responsible for unleashing “quota politics” on the country.

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    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray attacks CM over Maratha reservation issue

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday accused Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis of “misleading” Marathas over reserving posts for the job aspirants from the community in the proposed mega recruitment drive. “The chief minister is lying. He is misleading the people by saying that the government will allot 16 per cent of 72,000 posts to the Maratha candidates in the form of backlog if the Bombay High Court allows

  • Watch Video! MNS workers vandalise PWD office in Navi Mumbai over pothole-related deaths

    Mumbai: In an another violent protest, this time over the incidents of pothole deaths in the state of Maharashtra, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers on Monday vandalised the office of Public Works Department in Navi Mumbai. While opposing the incidents relating to pothole accidents, MNS workers broke chairs, tables, computers and windows in the office.

  • Petitioner welcomes Maharashtra govt’s stand on outside food in multiplexes

    We had filed the petition in Bombay HC. People are humiliated on  adaily basis in multiplexes when their bags are checked and food items thrown out so that multiplexes can sell Rs 5 popcorn for Rs 250 and make money. We welcome Maharashtra government’s stand on it. advocate Aditya Pratab.

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    Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train: Despite Shiv Sena opposition, government floats first tender

    MUMBAI: In the face of strong oppositon from its ruling partner Shiv Sena, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena and Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government has gone ahead and floated the first tender for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious bullet train project worth an estimated Rs 1.1 lakh crore. The NHSRCL has floated a tender for building a bridge in Navsari district in Gujarat. This will be the