Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Construction of theatre in Kashimira stuck in drama!

    Bhayandar: More than two years after Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray laid the foundation stone of the twin-city’s first theatre amidst much fanfare in Kashimira on August 30, 2015, construction work of the project is finally expected to see the light of the day. This time the stuck-up project will be supplemented by more technical power in the form of help from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) -Bombay.

  • Uddhav Thackeray takes potshots at BJP-led govt in Maha

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray today targeted the BJP-led government in Maharashtra over its blitzkrieg of advertisements marking the completion of three years in office.

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    Mumbai: BJP minister Chandrakant Patil meets Uddhav Thackeray ahead of MLC bypoll

    Mumbai: A senior BJP minister on Thursday met Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, ahead of the Legislative Council bypoll on December 7. “Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhavji will speak on the bypoll issue,” Chandrakant Patil, who handles revenue and PWD portfolios, told reporters outside ‘Matoshri’ bungalow of Thackeray in suburban Bandra.

  • Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray begins MLC poll tour from Kolhapur

    Mumbai: Even though there are no major elections in the upcoming days, except the bypoll for the Member of state Legislative Council (MLC), Uddhav Thackeray, chief of Shiv Sena will be on a wind-storm tour to Kolhapur, the political epicentre of Western Maharashtra on the weekend. He will address as many as six public rallies in the district.

  • Mumbai: Sanjay Leela Bhansali meets Uddhav Thackeray over ‘Padmavati’ row

    Mumbai: Film producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray three days ago in anticipation the Sena might oppose his film ‘Padmavati’ which is facing huge protest from Karni Sena and the Rajputs. However, the meeting between duos could not be confirmed.

  • Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis dedicates proposed site for Balasaheb Thackeray memorial

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday dedicated a proposed site for a national memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray to mark his fifth death anniversary. The site would come up at the existing Mumbai Mayor’s Bungalow at Shivaji Park near the Dadar Chowpatty, on the banks of the Arabian Sea.

  • Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray held closed door meeting to discuss need for “alliance of like-minded parties”

    Mumbai: Sharad Pawar, the president of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is back to his old ways of ruffling minis political storms. He revealed a secret, saying that he held a closed-door meeting with Uddhav Thackeray, the president of Shiv Sena chief at a time when he has been confused about pulling out from the Devendra Fadnavis led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.

  • Is Maha going for political realignment?

    Shiv Sena party Chief Uddhav Thackeray, along with his son Aditya called on West Bengal Chief Minister and supremo of Trinamool Congress Mamata Banerjee in a five-star hotel in Mumbai. It was supposed to be a ‘courtesy call’. Those who know the Thackerays also know that their practice is to make the guest call at the Matoshree. Breaking the practice, the Thackerays went to the hotel to meet Mamata Didi.

  • Rane expected to form separate group in BMC

    Mumbai : After Shiv Sena party president Uddhav Thackeray consolidated his position in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corportion (BMC), now it is being speculated that Narayan Rane,  who formed his own party Swabhimani Paksha with the aim of supporting the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will form a separate group in BMC by splitting Congress corporators and backing the BJP in the civic body.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena inducts 6 MNS corporators, increases its numbers in BMC

    Mumbai: “Blood is thicker than water,’ is a message the warring cousins Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray are sending to a rather desperate Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP).  After the Bhandup bypolls, the BJP has emerged as one of the strongest and leading parties in the Mumbai municipal corporation especially after winning the Bhandup byelection poll, the ruling party Shiv Sena started political horse trading.