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Tag: Shiv Sena

Rana MRI row: Shiv Sena lodges police complaint against Lilavati Hospital
Rana MRI row: Shiv Sena lodges police complaint against Lilavati Hospital

A delegation of party Spokespersons Dr. Manisha Kayande and ex-Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar along with Anil Kokil and Rahul Kanal, submitted a written complaint raising various points and 'special treatment' to the woman MP, vis-A-vis the Lilavati Hospital.

Patiala Clash
Top police officials shifted after clash in Patiala, mobile internet services shut

A day after clamping a 24-hour curfew in Punjab's Patiala's town after police had to fire into the air following a massive clash between members of the Shiv Sena and pro-Khalistan sword-bearing sympathisers outside the Kali Mata temple, the state government on Saturday transferred top police officials.

Mumbai: Shiv Sena MLA's wife found hanging at residence; suicide suspected
Mumbai: Shiv Sena MLA's wife found hanging at residence; suicide suspected

An Accidental Death Report (ADR) is being registered in this connection and investigation into the case is on, he said.

Narayan Rane, Uddhav Thackeray
Protests Erupt Over Rane's 'Slap' Slur Against Uddhav Thackeray, Police Cane Protesters

The Union Minister, who hails from the state, is currently on a 'Jan Ashirwad Yatra' from Mumbai to Sindhudurg and the alleged comments came during a rally in Chiplun (Ratnagiri) on Monday night.

Shiv Sena Out Of Bengal Polls; To Back Mamata Banerjee, TMC
Shiv Sena Out Of Bengal Polls; To Back Mamata Banerjee, TMC

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has decided to opt out of the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections, but the party has decided to ‘wholeheartedly’ support All India Trinamool Congress leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a top official said here on Thursday. Sena MP and Chief Spokesperson Sanjay Raut said that since the West Bengal polls […]

PMC Bank Fraud Case: ED Summons Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Raut's Wife
PMC Bank Fraud Case: ED Summons Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Raut's Wife

Mumbai: In a major action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s wife Varsha Raut for questioning in connection with the PMC Bank fraud case. A senior ED official wishing not to be named told, “We have asked Varsha Raut to appear before the agency on December 29 in connection […]

Kangana Ranaut Given Undue Importance Says Urmila Matondkar After Joining Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Bollywood actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who joined the Shiv Sena on Tuesday,  took a swipe at actress Kangana Ranaut, saying “unnecessary importance” has been given to the latter than she actually deserves. Speaking to IANS, Urmila further said the women’s wing of Shiv Sena was strong, and that she would like to work with the […]

ED Raids Top Shiv Sena Leader Pratap Sarnaik, Detains Son

Mumbai: In a rude jolt to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi ahead of its first anniversary on November 28, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with a huge posse of CRPF troopers raided the home and around nine other premises of senior Shiv Sena leader Pratap Sarnaik, before detaining his son Vihang, here on Tuesday. The ED […]

SSR Case: Those Who 'Defamed' Mumbai Police Should Apologise, Says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: With the AIIMS’ report ruling out murder in actor Sushant Singh Rajputs death, the Shiv Sena on Monday said politicians and news channels which “defamed” Mumbai Police in connection with the case should apologise to Maharashtra. In an editorial of its mouthpiece Saamana, the Shiv Sena said truth finally prevailed in the actor’s death […]

Conspiracy To Malign Maharashtra Says Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Facing flak from detractors on both political and corona virus front, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said a conspiracy is afoot to malign Maharashtra. “Whatever political storms come, I will face… I will fight corona virus too,” Thackeray said in a televised public address. A day after COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra crossed the […]

Kangana Ranaut Shares Cryptic Post Amid War With Maha Govt

Mumbai: Actress Kangana Ranaut has tweeted a cryptic post amidst her war with Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government. “In this chaos there are potent pauses that engulf me. Where am I? I don’t recognise. What life threw at me so far I could barely catch up with but it’s asking for more, I give every ounce of […]

Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut: Shiv Sena Takes Jibe On Manikarnika Actress

Mumbai: Taking a jibe at Kangana Ranaut – without naming her – the Shiv Sena on Saturday conveyed ‘Mubarak Ho’ to the Bollywood actress for kicking off a row over whether Mumbai is in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, adding that the country’s commercial capital is quite accustomed to such controversies. “Like Draupadi’s ‘chirharan” (disrobing) by the Kauravas […]

Kangana Ranaut
“Jay Maharashtra” Says Kangana ; ‘People Don’t Like The Actions Of The Maharashtra Government’

Actress Kangana Ranaut who courted controversy with a sling of videos and angry tweets targeting Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray following the demolition of some ‘illegal’ portions of her office by the BMC on Wednesday,  took to Twitter on Thursday to say that the people of Maharashtra don’t approve the actions of the state government. […]

Pawar, Fadnavis, Nirupam Slam BMC For Partly Razing Kangana's Office

Mumbai : The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation’s action in partly demolishing Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut’s office received flak from various quarters, including ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) partners Nationalist Congress Party, Congress, and the opposition BJP on Wednesday. Frowning at the BMC action, Pawar said that though he had learnt about the incident related to Kangana’s […]

BMC demolish Kangan's Office
BMC Starts Demolishing ‘Illegal’ Construction At Kangana Ranaut’s Office

Mumbai: In a further escalation of the row between Actress Kangana Ranaut and the Shiv Sena, the Sena-ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) started demolishing portions of the actor’s office at Pal Hills, Mumbai today. Mumbai: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials begin demolition at #KanganaRanaut‘s office pic.twitter.com/W5Mu2EAJfh — OTV (@otvnews) September 9, 2020 The Manikarnika actor […]

Karni Sena Supports Kangana Ranaut, Seeks Action Against Sanjay Raut

Gorakhpur: The Karni Sena has come out in support of Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and has sought action against Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. The Karni Sena members staged a protest in Gorakhpur on Tuesday against Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut for his disparaging remarks against the actor. The Sena members also burnt the effigy […]

Maharashtra 'Phone Tapping' Row Hots Up; Devendra Fadnavis Rejects Charge

Mumbai: A political slugfest broke out in Maharashtra over Home Minister Anil Deshmukh’s allegation that phones of Congress-NCP leaders were tapped by the previous BJP regime during 2019 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls as ex-chief minister Devendra Fadnavis stoutly rejected the charge on Friday. A day after Deshmukh made the sensational claim and ordered a […]

Shiv Sena To Join Left-Supported Jan 8 All-India Strike

Mumbai: For the first time, the ruling ally in Maharashtra Shiv Sena will join the proposed all-India strike on January 8 called by Leftist parties, affiliated trade unions and different workers organisations, top leaders said here on Friday evening. Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut, who attended a press conference along with various Leftist […]

BJP's Pravin Darekar New Leader Of Opposition In Maha Council

Nagpur: Pravin Darekar of the BJP was on Monday appointed as the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council. Cabinet minister Subhash Desai of the Shiv Sena was appointed as the leader of the legislative council by chairman Ramraje Naik Nimbalkar. The winter session of the state legislature is currently underway in Nagpur. Darekar […]

Devendra Fadnavis Elected Maharashtra Leader Of Opposition

Mumbai: Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was elected unopposed as the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, here on Sunday. Speaker Nana F. Patole announced the name of Fadnavis to the prestigious post amid applause and thumping of desks by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi members and the opposition benches. […]

Thackeray-Led Govt Passes Floor Test; BJP MLAs Skip Voting

Mumbai: The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance passed the floor test in the Maharashtra Assembly on Saturday. The BJP, with 105 MLAs, staged a walkout before headcount of members began in the 288-member House. The boycott, it said, was against the “unlawful manner” in which the ministers were sworn […]

Sena-NCP-Congress Aghadi Announces 'Secular, All-Inclusive' CMP

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena-Nationalist Congress Party-Congress on Thursday afternoon announced a “secular, all-inclusive Common Minimum Programme” which will serve as the guiding principle for the Maha Vikas Aghadi government which will take office on Thursday, top party leaders said. The CMP focuses on farmers, unemployment, girls and women, besides industry, health, social justice and other […]

Speaker Post For Congress, Deputy CM For NCP: Praful Patel

Mumbai: The Maha Vikas Aghadi late on Wednesday decided that the coveted post of Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly will go to the Congress and Deputy Chief Minister’s post will be held by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), senior NCP leader Praful Patel said. Additionally, the post of Deputy Speaker will also go to the […]

Maha Govt: Sena, NCP Likely Have 15 Ministers Each, Cong 13

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and NCP are likely to get 15 ministerial berths each in the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, sources said on Wednesday. The Congress is likely to get 13 ministerial berths plus the Speaker’s post. The Sena will hold the CM’s post for full five years, sources added. Sena president Uddhav Thackeray […]

After Quitting As Dy CM, Ajit Pawar Attends NCP MLAs' Meet

Mumbai: NCP leader Ajit Pawar, who joined hands with the BJP last week to form government in Maharashtra but quit it later, attended a meeting of his party legislators here on Wednesday and guided them on various issues, party MLA Dhananjay Munde said. The leaders discussed issues relating to Thursday’s swearing-in ceremony of Shiv Sena […]

Uddhav Thackeray Formally Chosen As New Maharashtra CM

Mumbai: Shiv Sena President Uddhav B. Thackeray was unanimously elected as chief of the ‘Maha Vikas Aghadi’ on Tuesday evening, paving the way for his becoming the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Thackeray’s name was proposed by Nationalist Congress Party state President Jayant Patil and Congress state President Balasaheb Thorat at a meeting of all […]

'Grand Show At Grand Hyatt' Becomes Cynosure Of Maha Politics

Mumbai: This wasn’t a “political fashion show” but certainly one, unlike any other, Maharashtra has seen. The luxury hotel in suburban Mumbai, host to many fashion shows, including the biggest one in the country, on Monday, saw the “parade” of Shiv Sena-NCP and Congress MLAs. The event came a day before the Supreme Court passes […]

NCP-BJP Govt Will Stay, Says Ajit Pawar; Sharad Hits Back

Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Sunday hit back at nephew and rebel leader Ajit Pawar for claiming that the party had formed an alliance government with the Bharatiya Janata Party in Maharashtra. “There is no question of forming an alliance with the BJP. The NCP has unanimously decided to ally with Shiv […]

I Am With NCP, Sharad Pawar Our Leader: Ajit Pawar

Mumbai: A day after his stunning volte-face, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Sunday said he was still with the NCP, adding Sharad Pawar continued to be his leader. In a series of tweets after thanking BJP leaders for their congratulatory messages, Ajit Pawar also said the “BJP- NCP alliance” will provide a stable […]

SC To Hear Sena-Congress-NCP Plea On Maha Floor Test On Sunday

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition by Shiv Sena-Congress-National Congress Party seeking a floor test within 24 hours to avoid horse-trading and “illegal manoeuvres” in Maharashtra at 11.30 a.m. on Sunday. The petitioners moved the apex court on Saturday evening seeking an urgent hearing following which the court authorities confirmed […]

BJP's Devendra Fadnavis is new Maharashtra CM & NCP's Ajit Pawar is Dy CM

Maharashtra: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took oath as Chief Minister of Maharashtra while NCP’s Ajit Pawar took oath as Deputy CM. The oath was administered to the duo by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at a function in Raj Bhavan held around 8 AM in the presence of a few BJP and NCP leaders, […]

Shiv Sena Floats New Names For CM But NCP Insists On Uddhav

New Delhi: After Shiv Sena youth leader Aditya Thackeray’s name did not find any takers for the Chief Minister’s post, the party proposed the names of Subhash Desai and Eknath Shinde but the NCP has rejected them and insisted that Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray takes over the top post, sources said. A source told IANS […]

Amid Maha Logjam, Pawar-PM To Meet In Parliament

New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday afternoon in Parliament to discuss issues related to farmers distress in Maharashtra. According to NCP leaders, Pawar will meet Modi in Parliament at 12.30 p.m. to discuss several issues related to the state, especially the agrarian crisis following […]

Shiv Sena Will Rule Maharashtra For 25 Years: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: A day after the Common Minimum Programme of the upcoming allies, Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress, was finalized, Sena MP Sanjay Raut here on Friday asserted that his party “will rule Maharashtra for 25 years”. In his media chat, Raut was asked about the crucial Chief Minister’s post, to which he declared: “Why only five years? We […]

For Lending Support, Congress Wants Shiv Sena To Shed Hindutva

New Delhi: The Congress, which is in talks with its ally Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) over government formation in Maharashtra, is treading cautiously in preparing the common minimum programme (CMP) before committing to the Shiv Sena and wants the latter to shed its Hindutva ideology and take a secular stand. According to Congress sources, the […]

Oppn Doing Politics, Any Party Can Stake Claim Even Now In Maha If It Has Numbers: Shah

New Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday accused the opposition of doing “outright politics” over the Centre’s decision to impose President’s rule in Maharashtra, and asserted that any party can even now stake claim before the governor to form a new government in the state if it has a majority. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari […]

Shiv Sena Not To Mention Plea Challenging Maha Guv's Refusal To Give It More Time

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena will not mention in the Supreme Court on Wednesday its plea challenging the governor’s decision of not granting it 3 days time for getting letter of support for government formation in Maharashtra, according to the party lawyer. The lawyer representing Shiv Sena in the apex court told PTI that the […]

President's Rule Imposed In Maharashtra Amid Political Impasse

New Delhi: President’s rule was imposed in Maharashtra on Tuesday evening amid a stalemate over government formation after the assembly polls last month. The Union Cabinet had earlier in the day recommended President’s rule in the state after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard, officials said. President Ram Nath Kovind has […]

Shiv Sena Moves SC Against Governor's Decision

New Delhi: The Shiv Sena has moved the Supreme Court, seeking a hearing against the Maharashtra Governor’s decision not allocating three days to get letters of support from NCP & Congress to stake claim on the formation of the government. The apex court registry is yet to get a nod from the CJI on listing […]

Maharashtra Governor Invites NCP To Form Govt

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari late on Monday invited the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to form the next government in the state, the partys national spokesperson Nawab Malik said. “Our delegation has been invited by the Governor and the indication is that a letter of invitation will be given to us. Tomorrow we shall discuss […]