Free Press Journal
  • uddhav thackeray, maharashtra, maratha kranti morcha, mkm, matoshree, members of MKM, marathas

    Uddhav Thackeray extends support to Marathas, assures case withdrawal

    Mumbai: Members of Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) paid a visit to Matoshree, the official residence of Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena president. While speaking to the members of MKM, Uddhav extended his support. Uddhav also asked the MKM members about the cases slapped on them. “What happened to the assurance given by the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis? He had promised to withdraw the cases filed against you all when is he going

  • Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Chief, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra, Maharashtra CM, Ratnagiri, Nanar Refinery, Vidarbha, Konkan

    Unhappy with its alliance BJP, Shiv Sena refuses to implement its threat of quitting from state government

    It is hard to understand why if it is so unhappy in the alliance with the BJP, the Shiv Sena still refuses to implement its threat and quit the ruling alliance in Maharashtra. This daily ‘kitt-kitt’ from the Sena leaders leaves a bad taste in the mouth of Maharashtrians. Besides, it detracts from the business of governance. It is extraordinary that within minutes of the Amit Shah-Uddhav Thackeray meeting at Matoshree on

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray makes CM Devendra Fadnavis sit out during meeting with Amit Shah

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena is determined to make the BJP pay for its sins of omission and commission. No wonder when Amit Shah arrived at ‘Matoshree’ to keep his ‘appointment’ with Uddhav Thackeray, Sena was in no mood to ‘play along.’ Rather, Uddhav Thackeray made chief minister Devendra Fadnavis ‘sit out’ while he was meeting Shah.

  • mumbai police, mumbai, recruiter, terror suspect, UAE, law enforcement agencies

    Mumbai: Unpaid cop seeks permission to beg in uniform

    Mumbai: A police constable has written a letter to Datta Padsalgikar, the Commissioner of Mumbai Police seeking permission to beg in uniform since he has not received his salary for the last two months. Constable Dyaneshwar Ahirrao has written a letter stating that he has no option, but to beg to meet medical expenses of his ailing wife at the same time take care of household expenses. Ahhirao had taken a leave

  • Mumbai Civic polls: Uddhav Thackeray meets Akhil Bharatiya Sena candidate Geeta Gawli at Matoshree

    The Akhil Bharatiya Sena (ABS) party candidate Geeta Gawli who won from Byculla in the recent Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation elections (BMC) was called to ‘Matoshree’, the Thackeray residence, for talks on Thursday afternoon. The meeting was called to seek her support for the Sena mayor’s candidate. However, sources from the party said that Gawli has put forth certain conditions to Sena and the talks currently remain inconclusive. Mumbai gangster Arun Gawli’s daughter Geeta was

  • Uddhav’s driver on Cambata payroll, alleges activist

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has been caught in a trouble with social activist Anjali Damania accusing that Thackeray’s driver and domestic workers of ‘Matoshree’ were on payroll of Cambata Aviation. Vinayak Raut, Sena’s Member of Parliament and president of Bharatiya Kamgar Sena (BKS) admitted that the driver and other workers were on the payroll of Cambata. Raut added they too have lost their salaries.

  • BMC Elections: Shiv Sena leaders divided over pull-out from government

    Mumbai: Tremors have been felt in political circles after the news published by The Free Press Journal (FPJ) on Wednesday that the Shiv Sena may pull out from the Bharatiya Janata Party -led state government before the Brihanmumbai Municipal (BMC) elections. However, the Sena cadre seem to be divided over this issue. According to party insider, Vibhag Pramukh (area in charge) and legislators urged the Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to pull out

  • Cousins meet, Stir Jaidev Thackeray pot

    Mumbai : The talking point in the city on Friday was not the monsoon but the MNS president Raj Thackeray’s visit to Matoshree, where he met his estranged cousin Uddhav Thackeray.

  • Shiv Sena moving towards a systematic approach to governance

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena is gearing itself up for a more systematic approach towards resolving issues between the government and the party, a senior party leader said. The meeting between the party MLAs, whips and ministers at Matoshree on Monday was a good start in the direction, the leader added.

  • Nitesh Rane comes up with ‘ideal plot’ for Sena memorial

    Mumbai : Amid controversy over the Mayor’s Bungalow being converted into late Bal Thackeray’s memorial, Congress MLA Nitesh Rane on Friday said the private plot purchased by the Thackeray family opposite their residence ‘Matoshree’ was an ideal place for the commemorative structure.

  • Memorial should be at Matoshree, not in Mayor’s bungalow: Oppn

    Mumbai : Opposition parties were up in arms in the BMC general body meeting on Wednesday, against the controversial decision to allow the memorial to Balasaheb Thackery in the Mayor’s bungalow. The Opposition members demanded that the memorial should be set up in Matoshree itself, a demand refused outright by the Shiv Sena and BJP.

  • Shiv Sena waits for BJP decision on alliance in KDMC polls

    Mumbai : Even as there is no official word regarding the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance for the KDMC elections from any of the parties, signals sent out after the meeting of senior Sena leaders at Matoshree on Wednesday show that the chances of an alliance are bleak.

  • Uddhav Thackeray pulls up Shiv Sena ministers ask them to visit Marathwada

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has pulled up his party ministers for “not doing enough to help” people affected by water crisis in Marathwada region and asked them to “gear up” by visiting the drought-hit areas. According to a senior Sena leader, Thackeray “fired” his party ministers at his residence ‘Matoshree’ on Tuesday for “not doing enough to help people affected by water crisis.”