Free Press Journal
  • Uddhav Thackeray’s dig at Narendra Modi: PM should have hoisted tricolour at Srinagar

    Mumbai: Taking a dig at Prime minister Narendra Modi, Uddhav Thackeray, re-elected president of Shiv Sena said Modi should have hoisted tricolour at Srinagar instead of flying kites with his Israeli counterparts Benjamin Netanyahu. Thackeray also criticised Nitin Gadkari, union minister for his remark against navy officials.

  • In pictures: The life and times of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray

    From drawing caricatures to speaking out his mind to arouse strong emotions, Bal Thackeray was the mascot of Marathi pride and Hindutva. Bal Keshav Thackeray, popularly known as Balasaheb Thackeray, was born on January 23, 1926. He began his political career as a cartoonist with the Free Press Journal and later formed his own political weekly named ‘Marmik’. He was the founder of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamna’ and ‘Dophar Ka Saamna’. His father

  • PM Narendra Modi wishes Bal Thackeray on 91st birth anniversary

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Shiv Sena’s founder Bal Thackeray on his 91st birth anniversary. “Remembering Balasaheb Thackeray on his birth anniversary. He will always be remembered as a brave leader who worked tirelessly towards fulfilling the aspirations of people,” said Prime Minister Modi.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena, Congress object to Centre’s proposal of jetty at Girgaon Chowpatty

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and Congress councillors who are part of the Improvements Committee on Monday raised objection against the Union government’s proposal to construct a jetty at Girgaon Chowpatty to boost tourism. Though Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) corporators were seen pushing the proposal for getting approval from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). But, due to opposition from Congress and Sena, the chairman of the committee Bala (Anant) Nar sent the proposal

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena slams BMC for being unable to find suitable residence for Mayor

    Mumbai: The ruling Shiv Sena slammed the civic administration for being unable to find a suitable residence for Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar. The Mayor’s Shivaji Park bungalow is to be converted into a memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Transferred Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) Pallavi Darade, who was then Additional Municipal Commissioner, is still occupying the Malabar Hill bungalow which the Sena wants it for the Mayor. Therefore, Sena is vehemently

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    Aaditya Thackeray likely to be elevated at Shiv Sena’s national executive meet

    Mumbai: The national executive committee meeting of the Shiv Sena will re-elect Uddhav Thackeray as president of the party on Tuesday. Yuva Sena chief Aaditya is likely be elevated as party leader and would probably be given major political responsibility ahead of 2019 parliament and state assembly poll.

  • Bhayandar: BJP’s move to lock MBMC offices invites Shiv Sena’s wrath

    Bhayandar: The step by the BJP-led governance to lock and boycott their offices in the main administrative building of the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) to protest civic chief’s autocratic style of functioning has drawn flak not only from the opposition and bureaucracy, but also from citizens and local social activists.

  • Ujjain: Shiv Sena submits memo of five demands

    Ujjain: Shiv Sena handed over a memorandum of five demands, addressed to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday at Kothi Palace, to a representative of the collector.

  • Mumbai: Green refinery project will ruin nature, says Narayan Rane

    Mumbai: Narayan Rane, the leader of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has opposed green refinery project in Ratnagiri district of Konkan. Rane, chief of Maharashtra Swabhiman Paksh (MSP) alleged leader of Sangharsh Samiti against the project was threatened by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray by calling him at Matoshree, residence of Thackeray on November 28, 2017.

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    Mumbai: CMO sat on file about rehabilitation of slums on MbPT land, claims Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant

    Mumbai: Targeting the Chief Minister’s office (CMO), Arvind Sawant, Shiv Sena MP from Mumbai South constituency said that even though Union Minister for Shipping Nitin Gadkari had agreed to permit scheme under Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) on land of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), the CMO sat on the file and has not taken any decision despite.

  • Nitesh Rane threatens to place hawkers outside Uddhav’s home

    Mumbai: Accusing Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray of playing “dirty” politics, Congress leader Nitesh Rane today threatened to place hawkers outside Thackeray’s residence ‘Matoshree’ if the BMC’s proposal to set up hawking pitches outside Rane’s home was not scrapped.

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    Shiv Sena asks Modi, Shah to clarify Togadia’s claims

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today latched on to VHP leader Pravin Togadia’s claim of a plot to kill him to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP’s bickering ally, which has been regularly criticising the Modi government on a host of issues, asked the two leaders to clarify Togadia’s stunning claim.

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena expresses concern over jawans’ deaths in cross-border firing

    Mumbai: Raising concern over the deaths of jawans in incidents of cross-border firing, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday wondered how long will the country tolerate the attacks by Pakistani troops and terrorists. At the same time, it lauded Army chief Gen. Bipin Rawat’s warning of stronger reaction to Pakistan-supported terrorism and assertion that the force will not let anti-India activities succeed in Jammu and Kashmir.