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  • We want to see strength of opposition on raising public issues, says Shiv Sena on Bharat Bandh          

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Monday took a jibe at opposition parties, stating their nationwide bandh against the rising fuel prices should not look like a sudden act undertaken after waking up from a “long sleep”. The BJP’s bickering ally said it has been carrying the burden of opposition parties on its shoulders for long and it now wants to see where these outfits stand on pro-people issues.

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    ‘Nation moving towards becoming banana republic’: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The country is moving towards becoming a “banana republic”, the Shiv Sena alleged on Wednesday, while lashing out at its senior ally BJP over the depreciating value of the rupee and all-time high fuel prices. In remarks laced with sarcasm, the party said the rupee was plunging to a new record low against the US dollar, while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy holding the Congress responsible for ruining the nation’s

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    Bhima Koregaon violence: Shiv Sena questions arrests of 5 left activists

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday targeted the Maharashtra Police for the arrests of five left activists last week claiming they were reportedly “hatching a conspiracy to overthrow the central and state governments” besides allegedly “plotting a Rajiv Gandhi-style assassination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi”, among others.

  • Farmers’ suicides have doubled, not their income: Shiv Sena to BJP

    Mumbai, The Shiv Sena today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s farmers’ outreach programme and said that only farmers’ suicides, and not their income, have doubled. Modi had spoken on Wednesday, via video-conferencing, to farmers in 600 districts nationwide, as part of a farm outreach programme, in which he highlighted how his government had doubled the agriculture budget to Rs 2.12 lakh crore and how it was working

  • ‘BJP’s victory in 2019 certain under strong captaincy of Modi’

    Mumbai: Union minister Ramdas Athawale today said the BJP-led NDA would win the 2019 Lok Sabha polls as it is steered by a “strong captain” like Prime Minister Narendra Modi unlike the opposition parties which have “many captains”. Athawale also welcomed the decision of the BJP to pull out of the Mehbooba Mufti government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying attempts were being made to disturb peace in the Valley.

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    Mumbai: After Amit Shah’s visit, Saamana changes bitterness towards BJP

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and its mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ have changed their bitter language against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its government after the closed-door meeting between Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and BJP president Amit Shah last week.  Instead of taking an anti-government and anti-BJP line, ‘Saamna’ has been defending Sambhaji Bhide, guru to many BJP leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.

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    Karnataka poll date leak: Shiv Sena alleges EC for working under pressure of BJP government

    Mumbai: In a vitriolic attack on the BJP over the alleged leak of Karnataka poll dates, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said the pillars of democracy were being “desecrated”. It also accused the Election Commission (EC) of working under pressure from the government, and sought to know if the poll panel had decided to function as per the “suitability of the BJP”.

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    Sharad Pawar always supported caste politics, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday hit out at Sharad Pawar over his recent comments against caste-based reservation, saying the NCP chief had always “supported” caste politics and was inconsistent in his political views.

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    Budget shows govt alarmed by Gujarat poll results: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The focus on the rural sector in Budget 2018-19 was a clear indication that the BJP-led government was alarmed by the Gujarat poll result and realised that the rural population was moving away from it, the Shiv Sena said today.

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    Shiv Sena laments ‘sorry state’ of national anthem

    New Delhi: Where does the line between patriotic and anti-national lie now after the Supreme Court has made it optional for national anthem to play in cinema halls? Shiv Sena has shot the latest question at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters.

  • Law needed to bar PM Modi from canvassing: Shiv Sena MP, Sanjay Raut

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday called for a law that would bar the prime minister and chief ministers from participating in election rallies. In an article in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, he said comments have been made about Prime Minister Narendra Modi  “jumping into muck”, adding that the Centre had become a “factory of elections”. “There were comments made about the prime minister during the Gujarat polls. All this happened because

  • Mumbai: India country of Hindus first, others later, says Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Holding that India is a country of Hindus first and others later, the Shiv Sena today said despite a “pro-Hindutva” government at the Centre, issues like Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya and ‘ghar wapsi’ of displaced Kashmiri Pandits are still unresolved. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had on Friday said in Indore that ‘Hindustan’ is a country of Hindus, but it does not mean that it does not belong to

  • Shiv Sena criticises PM Narendra Modi’s bullet train project

    Mumbai: Severely criticising the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, ruling NDA ally Shiv Sena on Thursday dismissed it as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “expensive dream” which will “loot the nation of Rs 108,000 crore”. Moreover, the newly-appointed Railway Minister Piyush Goyal — who is also the BJP treasurer — has been specifically brought in only for this project, the Sena said, adding “as part of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party’s ‘policy of transparency’.”