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  • 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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    BJP ministers shield party MLA Ram Kadam

    Mumbai: Under fire for his comments on ‘kidnapping’ girls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ram Kadam on Friday found support from senior party leaders including Chandrakant Patil and Pankaja Munde. Whereas NCP women wing has started sit-in protest against Kadam at Ghatkopar police station since Friday morning demanding action against him.

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena compares Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji over ‘kidnap’ remark, seeks BJP’s reply

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena Friday likened Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam to Alauddin Khilji, 13th century Sultan of Delhi, for telling youngsters he would “kidnap” a girl they like, and also questioned his party’s silence over his remarks. The Sena said while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was keen on giving “justice” to Muslim women in triple talaq, in Maharashtra the MLAs of his

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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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    BJP slams opposition for row over MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks; Shiv Sena seeks action

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra BJP accused the Opposition Wednesday of being least bothered about the people’s real issues and fuelling instead the controversy over its MLA Ram Kadam’s anti-women remarks, even as ally Shiv Sena demanded strict action against the legislator. The BJP MLA’s had told youngsters Monday night that he would “kidnap” a girl they like, if she rejects their proposal, but had later expressed regrets over his remarks made at a ‘dahi

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    It’s people not Maoists that topple governments: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has dubbed as “stupid” the Maharashtra police’s claim that the five arrested Left-wing activists were involved in an alleged Maoist plot to overthrow the Modi administration. The BJP’s carping ally said the police assertion about security threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Maoists was just a “conspiracy theory”.

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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.

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    Festive protests: Shiv Sena’s Govindas mock BJP over Metro project delay

    Bhayandar: In continuation with their series of agitation on festive occasions, youth activists of the Mira Bhayandar unit of Shiv Sena played the role of Govindas to register their protest against the BJP-led governance for dangling various projects, mainly Metro Rail services, but had miserably failed in fulfilling its commitments.

  • CM appeases Sena by offering key state positions

    Mumbai : The state government has finally announced 21 political appointments to 16 state-owned corporations, two state authorities and a state minority commission. It should be noted that the BJP has been trying to sending feelers to the Shiv Sena by appointing its party members to key posts, such as the chairman of minority commission, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) chairman and chairman of the Mumbai Board of MHADA.

  • What penance will Narendra Modi initiate for ‘failed’ note-ban, asks Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: In the wake of RBI’s report that said 99.3 per cent of the junked notes returned to the banking system, the Shiv Sena on Friday sought to know what penance Prime Minister Narendra Modi would undertake for plunging the country into “financial anarchy” through demonetisation.

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    BJP claims land purchaser in Nanar related to Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The land purchase issue at Nanar site in Konkan by investors from Mumbai took an ugly turn on Thursday when Pramod Jathar, former legislator of Bharatiya Janata Party claimed the investors and land purchasers are from a specific community, but the money invested through the purchasers belongs to builders and developers related to the political party, which is opposing the multi-crore refinery project.

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    Hindus directly being dubbed ‘terrorists’, those with Naxal links ‘purported supporters’: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today said killers of rationalists Govind Pansare and Narendra Dabholkar should be punished, but Hindus should not be dubbed as “terrorists” in their own country by merely “adding up” different cases. In an editorial in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, the Sena said killings of Pansare, Dabholkar, journalist -activist Gauri Lankesh and rationalist M M Kalburgi could be individual conspiracies and the mastermind may not be the same. Referring to the recent

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    Amid rising fuel prices Shiv Sena mocks Modi’s ‘achhe din’ promise

    Mumbai: In view of soaring petrol and diesel prices, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday asked its senior alliance partner BJP to ensure citizens have a stable life even if it cannot bring ‘acche din’ (good days) for them. The Sena claimed that petrol pumps have been asked to put up pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Details of rising fuel prices in the NDA government’s tenure should also be displayed along with

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    Shiv Sena likely to go solo for LS polls

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, wants to keep alliance with the Shiv Sena intact for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, despite Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s strong demands. Sena has asked for the post of Chief Minister in the latest round of talks.

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    Vajpayee’s death news kept on hold for PM’s I-Day speech: Sena

    Mumbai: Seizing the opportunity to corner the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), its ally, the Shiv Sena, has raised questions about the announcement of the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Sena spokesperson and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut claimed Vajpayee had passed away before August 16 but his death was not immediately announced so that Prime Minister Narendra Modi could address the nation on Independence Day from Red Fort. In

  • ‘Jail Bharo’ andolan against Jaitapur atomic energy project today

    After Maratha community, now residents of Jaitapur will hold a ‘Jail Bharo’ andolan. The ‘Jail Bharo’ andolan is being held by local residents opposing the atomic energy project. The agitations will be held today at the project site.