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    Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray praises wildlife paintings by Sushma Jain

    Mumbai: Wildlife paintings by artist Sushma Jain, on display at the Jehangir Art Gallery, elicited warm words of praise from Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Friday.  Jain’s collection of 34 paintings on wildlife include16 paintings from this year and others from her work in 2017.

  • Navi Mumbai Shiv Sena corporator molests teenager on pretext of financial help

    Mumbai: Uran police booked a Shiv Sena corporator and former City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) manager Namdeo Bhagat, 51, for allegedly molesting a 19-year-old student on Sunday. The teen, who had approached Bhagat to request cancellation of her father’s transfer, was molested at the farmhouse of the accused.

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    Shiv Sena man arrested on terror charges, party maintains silence

    Mumbai : In a major embarrassment to Shiv Sena, the Maharashtra’s Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) is investigating an alleged involvement of its party member Shrikant Pangarkar in ‘harbouring and funding’ men accused of conspiring terror attacks in Maharashtra.

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    Mumbai: NCP asks Shiv Sena to stop supporting Sanatan Sanstha

    Mumbai: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has expressed shock over the support extended by Shiv Sena party to the extreme right-wing outfit, the Sanatan Sanstha. A fourth person, Shrikant Pangarkar, arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Jalna on Sunday was a former corporator of the Sena. The NCP reminded Sena leaders of the involvement of this organisation in various bomb blasts. “At least now Sena leaders should stop backing such

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    Mumbai Jogeshwari Land Scam: Ajoy Mehta submits probe report to Shiv Sena leader

    Mumbai: BMC Commissioner Ajoy Mehta has submitted the Jogeshwari land probe report to Shiv Sena leader and Standing Committee chairman Yashwant Jadhav on Monday. Jadhav confirmed that he has only received the probe report. But denied that he has read the report. “I haven’t gone through the probe report yet, so I cannot give details or comment on it,” said Jadhav. The civic body was unable to acquire around 13,000 square metres

  • Shiv Sena slams Navjot Singh Sidhu for visiting Pakistan, hugging Army chief

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena lashed out today at Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for visiting Pakistan and hugging its Army chief, dubbing it as “heights of shamelessness”. It also took a dig at the BJP, saying Sidhu was not labelled a traitor, even though people were termed “anti-national” for opposing demonetisation and criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The cricketer-turned-politician was among the special guests present on Saturday at Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s oath

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    Vajpayee Passes Away: BJP-Sena alliance benefited from Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Balasaheb Thackeray, says Uddhav

    Mumbai: Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray respected each other, due to which the alliance between the two parties had a smooth sailing, compared to the frosty ties now. “Even as prime minister, Vajpayee was in constant touch with Thackeray and always discussed various issues,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut said. Vajpayee, who passed away on Thursday following prolonged illness, shared a “relation of comfort and warmth”

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    Shiv Sena slams PM Modi for Independence Day speech, terms it mere ‘fireworks of numbers’

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena termed today Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Independence Day speech “fireworks of numbers, announcements and schemes” and slammed him for the depreciating rupee. It claimed that while Modi emphasised on his government’s development credentials, he overlooked the slide in the Indian rupee, which has hit an all-time low against the US dollar.

  • BJP may propose polls along with those in US, Russia: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Taking potshots at the BJP on the ‘ one nation, one poll’ proposal, the Shiv Sena today said it “may even propose to hold the elections simultaneously with those in the US and Russia.” Sena’s Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut also wondered how holding the Lok Sabha and assembly polls simultaneously will benefit the country.

  • Backdoor Emergency in India, says Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray,  lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah without naming them, and held them responsible for a ‘backdoor Emergency’ in India. He said, earlier, the media kept watch on the government and now, the government is keeping watch on the media. During the Emergency, Thackeray pointed out, there had been no option to Indira Gandhi, but it was history that

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    Maharashtra: Campaign for by-election for NMC ward in Nashik ends

    Mumbai: Ganesha brought them together and he seems to be the bone of contention between the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and the Shiv Sena. After uniting on the issue of Ganpati mandal permission for D-ward on August 6, the MNS and the Sena are at loggerheads again.  The MNS put up posters bang opposite the Sena Bhavan proclaiming, “Do go to Ayodhya to build Ram Mandir… but before that, erect a Ganeshotsav

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, Congress slam state over on-going government employees’ strike

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and the Congress on Wednesday attacked the BJP-led Maharashtra government over the ongoing strike of state employees for various demands. They said the strike is indicative of the “failure” of the ruling dispensation on various fronts. Around 17 lakh class 3 and class 4 employees of the state government went on three-day strike, which began on Tuesday for various demands, including implementation of the Seventh Pay Commission and


    New Delhi : Veteran parliamentarian B K Hariprasad (64) from Karnataka, who stepped down only last month as the Congress general secretary, will take on, as a combined Opposition candidate, the Janata Dal(U)’s first-timer MP Harivansh (62), a journalist, fielded by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, in the crucial election of the deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha slated on Thursday at 11 AM.

  • Shiv Sena corporator Sagun Naik disqualified for forging caste certificates 

    MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena corporator from Santacruz H (West) civic ward number 91, Sagun Naik has been disqualified by Konkan division commission’s caste scrutiny committee. This announcement was made by Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar in the general body meeting on Monday.

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    Shiv Sena slams Modi govt over job creation says, number of unemployed people growing by the day

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today hit out at the Modi government saying the ruling BJP had given a pre-poll promise of creating one crore jobs every year, but in reality, the number of unemployed people was growing by the day. Referring to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s swipe at the Centre over Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s “where are the jobs” remark, the Sena said the opposition party should not