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  • Shiv Sena hails triple talaq Act, wants similar route for Ram Temple

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday welcomed the Centre’s ordinance banning instant triple talaq and asked the government to take a similar route for the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. The government should take steps to fulfil “at least one promise” made to Hindus of the country, keeping their sentiments in mind, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said.

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    Uddhav Thackeray extends support to Marathas, assures case withdrawal

    Mumbai: Members of Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) paid a visit to Matoshree, the official residence of Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena president. While speaking to the members of MKM, Uddhav extended his support. Uddhav also asked the MKM members about the cases slapped on them. “What happened to the assurance given by the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis? He had promised to withdraw the cases filed against you all when is he going

  • 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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    Ram Kadam should not be given ticket to contest future elections, says Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday demanded stringent action against Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ram Kadam for his reported objectionable remarks on women. “Not only should strict action be taken against him, he should not be given a ticket by any party to contest future elections. He is a person of a low character and mentality,” Thackeray told

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    Reminiscence of old times as Chhagan Bhujbal-Uddhav Thackeray meet

    Mumbai: Since the time former deputy chief minister of Maharashtra, Chhagan Bhujbal’s incarceration, Shiv Sena, his original party from where he became a Mayor, has turned sympathetic towards Bhujbal it is understood. Bhujbal met Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday after he had quit the Shiv Sena.

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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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    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.

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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”

  • 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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    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

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    Mumbai: PM Narendra Modi wishes Uddhav Thackeray on his b’day; RaGa’s greeting raises eyebrows

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray turned 58 on Friday and leaders across political parties including Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished him but the warm greetings for the first time from Congress president Rahul Gandhi raised eyebrows in political circles. Besides Modi and Gandhi, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis and his West Bengal counterpart and TMC chief Mamata Banerjee greeted Thackeray. The leaders took to Twitter to extend their birthday wishes.

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    Mumbai: Centre splurges Rs 4,000 crore on ads; Government has no right over taxpayers’ money, says Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray claimed on Wednesday that the Centre splurged over Rs 4,000 crore only on advertisements of its schemes, and said the government does not have a right over taxpayers’ money. He also favoured simultaneous elections at the Centre and in states, but said “one should not think that the whole country will be fooled in one go.”  Unemployment would be a big issue in the upcoming elections

  • Uddhav Thackeray dares BJP: Joint elections okay, but PM, CMs must lay off campaign

    Mumbai: Declaring his intention to soon visit Ayodhya and Varanasi, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said he was prepared to accept the ‘One Nation, One Election’ formula propounded by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), provided the Prime Minister, all Chief Ministers and ministers keep off electioneering.

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    Government has no right over taxpayers money, simultaneous elections good idea: Uddhav Thackeray

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray claimed today that the Centre splurged over Rs 4,000 crore only on advertisements of its schemes, and said the government does not have a right over taxpayers’ money. He also favoured simultaneous elections at the Centre and in states but said “one should not think that the whole country will be fooled in one go”. Unemployment would be a big issue in the upcoming elections in the country,

  • TDP MPs to meet Uddhav Thackeray and Sharad Pawar to seek support

    Mumbai: In an important political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of Telegu Desam Party (TDP) is reaching out to all non-BJP political parties to seek support of their no confidence motion to be moved against Modi government. As a part of this strategy, a delegation of TDP Members of Parliament (MPs) were supposes to meet Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on

  • Undertake study of aircraft movement in city: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena said on Saturday that crashing of an aircraft in a crowded suburb here two days ago raises a lot of questions about maintenance of planes by private firms and lack of open spaces in the metropolis.