Tag: Shiv Sena

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
Salman Khan's Bodyguard Shera Joins Shiv Sena

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera has formally joined the Shiv Sena on Saturday, just days before the Maharashtra Assembly polls. Party leader Aditya Thackeray tied a ‘Shiv Bandhan’ to Shera and welcomed him in to the Sena. The Shiv Sena took to Twitter on Saturday to make the announcement. “We are fighting the October […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Shiv Sena On Economy: Itna Sannata Kyu Hai Bhai

Mumbai: Invoking the famed ‘Sholay’ dialogue, “itna sannata kyun hai bhai”, the ruling ally Shiv Sena on Monday made a resounding critique on the economic slump which it said “is evident in the subdued Diwali celebrations this year”. Strategically ahead of the tough negotiations for forming the next government in Maharashtra, the Sena launched a […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Sena Calls Off Meeting, BJP Sounds Defiant

Mumbai: Giving a fresh twist to the ongoing saga in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena has called off its scheduled meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership. This comes in the wake of Devendra Fadnavis asserting the Chief Minister’s post belongs exclusively to the BJP and rubbished Sena’s claims of a 50-50 deal. Earlier in the […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
Final 3 Offers For Sena As BJP Elects Fadnavis

New Delhi: In the backdrop of the tussle between the BJP and Shiv Sena over the CM’s post, the BJP elected former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis as the leader of the legislature party on Wednesday. The BJP legislature party met in Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon, a day after Fadnavis asserted that he would be the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Eknath Shinde Elected Sena Leader, Heads To Meet Maha Guv

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Thursday elected Eknath Shinde as their Legislature Party leader, and announced their slated meeting with Maharashtra Governor soon. Aditya Thackeray proposed Shindes name for the post and Sunil Prabhu’s name for the post of Chief Whip of the legislature party. The Thackeray junior tweeted: “As an elected MLA, it was […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Maharashtra Will Have Shiv Sena Chief Minister: Sanjay Raut

Mumbai: Maharashtra will have a chief minister from the Shiv Sena, senior party leader Sanjay Raut said on Friday amid standoff with ally BJP over sharing the top post. Talking to reporters here, he said there have been no talks yet between the BJP and the Sena on government formation. The Maharashtra chief minister will […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Sonia rules out alliance with Sena in Maharashtra

New Delhi: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi has refused to extend support to the Shiv Sena for forming the state government in Maharashtra, sources said here on Monday. Sonia Gandhi’s refusal to partner with the Shiv Sena comes hours after Nationalist Congress President (NCP) Sharad Pawar met her in New Delhi amid the stalemate between […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Fadnavis Quits, Blames Shiv Sena For Deadlock In Maharashtra

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday tendered his resignation while blaming the ally Shiv Sena for the impasse over government formation after the Assembly polls. “The governor has accepted my resignation. I thank the people of Maharashtra for giving me the chance to serve them for the last five years,” Fadnavis said. Refuting […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Saffron Alliance On Brink As Sena Hits Back At BJP

Mumbai: The saffron alliance in Maharashtra tottered on the brink as Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), virtually calling it a party of “liars”, here on Friday. Responding to outgoing Chief Minister ‘ statement that there was “no discussion between the BJP and Shiv Sena on sharing the […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
BJP Must Grab Governor's Offer To Form Govt In Maha: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Sunday advised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to grab the Governor’s offer to explore possibilities and willingness to form the government in Maharashtra. “We welcome the Governor’s decision… The BJP is claiming it has the numbers to form the government. They should take advantage of this,” Sena MP Sanjay Raut […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
BJP Not To Form Govt In Maha, Blames Shiv Sena For Disrespecting Mandate

Mumbai: The BJP on Sunday announced that it would not form government in Maharashtra in view of the ally Shiv Sena’s stand to not join them in the efforts. Announcing the BJP’s decision, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil accused the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, which is adamant on its demand for a rotational chief ministership, of […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Maharashtra Governor Invites Shiv Sena To Form Government

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor B.S. Koshyari on Sunday evening invited the Shiv Sena, the second largest party in the new assembly, to indicate willingness and ability to form the next state government, an official said. The developments came barely hours after the largest single entity, Bharatiya Janata Party, conceded that it was not in a position […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021