NCP, MNS workers pelt stones at each others

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Raj Thackeray

Pune : Activists of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday pelted stones at the convoy of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray and also waved black flags, shortly after he addressed a public meeting in Ahmednagar district. Later, workers of both the parties clashed with each other leaving at least five injured. Police […]

Uddhav-Raj union in the making?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
Uddhav & Raj Thackeray

New Delhi : A merger between Maharashtra’s two prominent political outfits – Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) –may take place ahead of the 2014 General Elections if all remains well between their respective chiefs Uddhav and his cousin Raj Thackeray. The two political parties, which are trying to capture the void created […]

Raj Thackeray, Uddhav urged to join hands

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Raj Thackeray Uddhav

Mumbai: Members of the Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have started to press for a demand post Bal Thackeray’s demise that “warring” cousins Uddhav and Raj bury their differences and come together on the political front. “After Balasaheb’s death, the Marathi manoos feels orphaned and insecure. Now, the estranged cousins must unite for […]

Bal Thackeray better, off life support now, says Shiv Sena

Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Bal Thackeray

Mumbai: The condition of 86-year-old Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has been described as stable by his party. Mumbai is calm, though the city police is on alert. This morning, the Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut told hat Mr Thackeray, who was critically ill since last evening, had improved and was off life-support. Mr Raut said […]

Raj Thackeray arrives for rally, thousands gather, traffic jams begin

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Raj Thackeray

Mumbai: Mumbai politician Raj Thackeray reached South Mumbai in his blue colour SUV to meet thousands of supporters for a march from Girgaum Chowpatty to Azad Maidan. Mr Thackeray, however, left the venue in his car; he is leading the marchand will address the supporters at Azad Maidan. The supporters plan to walk the five […]

Shiv Sena, BJP Win Mumbai And Thane municipal corporations

Friday, February 17th, 2012
Shiv Sena

Mumbai : Overcoming the anti-incumbency factor, the Shiv Sena-BJP combine today appeared set to retain the prestigious Mumbai and neighbouring Thane municipal corporations. In the 152-member Pune Municipal Corporation, where state’s ruling Congress-NCP alliance fought separately, the NCP is leading the tally winning 38 of the 104 seats declared so far. The Congress has won […]

‘Bombay’ forbidden in certified film in Mumbai

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Raj Thackeray

Mumbai: while smoking by Aishwarya Rai in a film was objected to, Sharmila Tagore has been told to avoid the mention of ‘Bombay’ in any Hindi or Marathi film certified by CBFC headed by her. Sharmila asked the members of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to censor ‘Bombay’ and use ‘Mumbai’ instead. Two or […]