Tag: Shiv Sena

BJP, not Shiv Sena, known for poaching: Pawar

Mumbai: Former union minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar today rejected suggestions that the Shiv Sena had poached MNS corporators and maintained that it is the BJP which engages in politics of engineering defections. Yesterday, six of the seven corporators of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) joined the Shiv Sena, giving the Uddhav Thackeray-led […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Excise duty cut on fuel is a drop in the ocean: Sena

Mumbai: The government’s move to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre is like a drop in the ocean as it comes after months of rising fuel prices, the Shiv Sena today said. The Sena used a popular idiom — “oont ke muh me jeera” (a small cumin seed in […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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BJP yet to decide on Prez candidate, says Shah

New Delhi: The BJP is yet to take a decision on its candidate for the upcoming Presidential poll, even as the party virtually rejected Shiv Sena’s proposal for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to be the ruling combine’s nominee. Replying to a question on the BJP-led NDA’s candidate for the Presidential polls in July as the […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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25 engineering students found writing exam paper in politicos house

Aurangabad: The city Crime Branch today arrested 25 engineering students, including three women, who were found writing exam paper in the house of a Shiv Sena corporator. All the students belonged to the same institute in the city and are studying in the third year. They were writing exam paper which was previously conducted on […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Sena attacks PM, says AAP reduced BJP to "dirt" in Delhi polls

Shiv Sena today added insult to BJP's injury after its humiliation in Delhi polls, saying the "broom-wielding" AAP reduced it to "dirt" and virtually demanded that prime minister Narendra Modi accept the blame for it

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
2014 saw return of BJP-Sena regime in Maharashtra after 15 yrs

The return of a BJP-Sena regime after a love-hate war and gap of 15 years, demise of senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde, collapse of Congress-NCP alliance and rising cases of farmers' suicides dominated Maharashtra's political landscape in 2014

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Shiv Sena to join Maharastra govt tomorrow

Ending its acrimonious split with BJP, Shiv Sena will join the Maharashtra government tomorrow with 12 of its nominees, including five of cabinet rank, set to be inducted into the ministry

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
Shiv Sena hails RSS chief for Mother Teresa remarks

The Shiv Sena has patted Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat for his remarks on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa terming them as a "national service" here today

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
BJP feels the pinch as Shiv Sena sharpens attack

As the second alliance government of the BJP-Shiv Sena combine, formed in Maharashtra after a brief period of bickering between the partners of 25 years, completes 75 days in power Friday, it is clear that the Shiv Sena has sharpened its attack on the BJP

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Rahul, Priyanka no match to Modi's leadership: Sena

Mumbai: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s “development book” has improved much since 2014 and he has his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s support, but they cannot be compared with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, the Shiv Sena said on Wednesday. The remarks by the Uddhav Thackeray-led party came two days after it sealed a pre-poll alliance with […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
BJP fields former Congressman against Sonia Gandhi

New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday announced its candidates against UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi while dropping two sitting MPs, Kirit Somaiya from Mumbai North East and Ram Charitra Nishad from Machhlishahr in Uttar Pradesh. The party has pitted former Congress leader Dinesh Pratap Singh, who joined the BJP a year ago, against Sonia Gandhi in […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Shiv Sena calls for ban on burqa in public places

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday called for a ban on the use of burqa by women of a particular community as it threw its weight behind a similar plan being mulled by the Sri Lankan government in the wake of the Easter terror strikes which claimed over 250 lives. “This restriction has been recommended as […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
PM addressed 142 rallies in all; 40% in UP, WB, Odisha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 142 rallies during his marathon election campaign, devoting 40 per cent of these in the politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha which have a combined seat strength of 143 Lok Sabha seats. During the high-pitch campaign that began from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and concluded in Khargone […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Shiv Sena opposes BJD after speculations over Bhartruhari's name for LS Dy Speaker post

New Delhi: Following speculations that senior BJD leader and Cuttack MP Bhartruhari Mahatab is among frontrunners for the Deputy Speaker’s post in Lok Sabha, Shiv Sena today said either the party or any other ally of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) should get the post. Raut criticised talks on allotment of Deputy Speaker’s post to […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
I Am Not Joining Any Political Party: Urmila Matondkar

Mumbai: Amid speculation that the Shiv Sena might be her next choice after quitting the Congress recently, actress-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar on Tuesday sought to put such reports to rest, saying she is not joining any political party. Urmila’s clarification comes in the wake of reports that she was in touch with Uddhav Thackeray’s close aide […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021