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  • 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

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    Maharashtra: Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant questions, why not change the SC order on 50 per cent reservation in jobs?

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena, which has supported reservation to Marathas, on Monday said the government should take steps to enhance reservation in jobs beyond the 50 per cent ceiling. Participating in the debate on SC/ST (Protection of Atrocities) Bill, 2018, Shiv Sena MP Arwind Sawant said the government had brought a legilstation to restore “dilution” of the SC/ST Act following Supreme Court verdict. It should do the same on the verdict putting a

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    Mumbai Crime Radar: Shiv Sena leader held for torturing wife

    MUMBAI: The Kalyan Kolsewadi police have arrested a Shiv Sena youth wing leader for allegedly torturing his 30-year-old wife and demanding dowry. The police said that Sanjay More was arrested late night Wednesday and he is resident of Vijay nagar area in Kalyan. According to complaint filed by the woman, the accused has repeatedly been demanding dowry from her,which she could not fulfil. The police said her father in law Jaswant More

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    Mumbai: Shiv Sena supports Modi government over Assam NRC list issue

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Friday came out in support of the Modi government over the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), but asked whether the Centre also had the courage to ensure the “ghar wapsi” of displaced Kashmiri pandits. The BJP ally said those who posed a threat to the country’s security must be thrown out and the infiltrators in Kashmir must be eliminated. The party said abolition of Article 370

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    Thane: Shiv Sena corporator Sarika Jadhav’s husband arrested in extortion racket

    Mumbai: The Thane police on Thursday arrested Shiv Sena corporator’s husband and his brother for allegedly extorting money from a builder in Kalyan. Both were produced in a Kalyan court and remanded to police custody. Police said that the accused identified as Satish Jadhav, husband of Sarika Jadhav, who is a corporator from the Bhagwan Nagar area in Kalyan east, and his brother Jugnu Jadhav were arrested on Thursday.Anti-Extortion Cell officials said that

  • BJP will get ‘demonetisation-like’ jolt in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will get a ‘demonetisation-like’ shock in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. It said that winds of changed in favour of the opposition alliance were blowing in almost all the states and that people had “made up their minds since one-and-half years” to give a big jolt to the BJP.

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    Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says PM Narendra Modi not Vishnu, seeks quota for Dhangars, Kolis

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday urged the state government to give reservation to Marathas, Dhangars and Kolis, saying not doing so would make it a “banana republic”. In an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, Sena said, “The government should take a decision on demands of all communities simultaneously. The BJP had, in any case, promised reservation to Dhangars before elections.” If all these communities come out on streets and demand reservation

  • Ramdas Athawale eyeing Shiv Sena’s Mumbai South Central seat for 2019 elections

    Mumbai: Dalit leader and Union minister Ramdas Athawale today said he would contest the 2019 general elections from the Mumbai South Central seat, currently held by the Shiv Sena. The Union Minister of State for Social Welfare and Empowerment made the remarks at a meeting of his Republican Party of India (Athawale) at his suburban Bandra residence here.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena seeks Dadasaheb Phalke award for Sulochana

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has demanded prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for veteran actress Sulochana. The party MLC Neelam Gorhe has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis requesting him to recommend the 90-year-old’s name for the country’s highest award in cinema.

  • Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil seeks action against toll tax contractor

    New Delhi: Shiv Sena MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil on Monday urged the government to punish the concessionaire taking toll tax but not building six bypasses on the National Highway NH-60 from Khed to Sinnar in Maharashtra. In a special mention in the Lok Sabha, he pointed out that Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had announced exactly a year ago in Pune at the ground breaking ceremony that the construction of the

  • Maratha quota stir: Shiv Sena, Congress demand immediate implementation of quota

    Mumbai: After a series of meetings throughout the day on Monday, Shiv Sena and the Opposition Congress took a strident position and demanded immediate implementation of the quota for Marathas. The NCP, less vociferous, expressed the need to reassure the community.

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    Maratha Quota Stir: Shiv Sena plays ‘wait and watch’ game with BJP

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena, which has 40 per cent Maratha legislators out of a total of 63, and supports Maratha reservation is still playing a ‘wait and watch’ game with its alliance partner in the state government — Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the reservation issue till Diwali. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray may take a final call after the special session of the state legislature, which is expected to be held

  • Cases vs protesters will be withdrawn

    Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday, talking to reporters after the all-party meeting at Vidhan Bhavan, said that he had instructed the Director General (DG) of police to review all cases against Maratha community members who participated in the quota stir, other than attacking police personnel and resorting to arson and violence, would be withdrawn.

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    Maratha Quota Stir: Devendra Fadnavis won’t be replaced as Maharashtra CM, says Manohar Joshi

    Mumbai: A day after Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut created flutter saying there is talk within the BJP of replacing Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnvis over the Maratha quota stir, his party leader Manohar Joshi today said there is no such possibility. Joshi, former Chief Minister, said Fadnavis “failed” in handling the Maratha quota issue as is evident from the way in which the community members have taken to the streets in