Uddhav Thackeray felicitates man who climbed GST Bhavan during fire and took down Tricolour

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday felicitated Kunal Jadhav, who climbed the 9-floored GST Bhavan during the fire on Monday and took down the Indian Tricolour safely. Senior Congress leader and current PWD Minister Ashok Chavan had asked Jadhav for his presence at the Sahyadri State Guest House on Wednesday evening. After […]

If you have courage, seek fresh mandate : Devendra Fadnavis to Uddhav Thackeray

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Mumbai : Former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday dared his successor Uddhav Thackeray to seek a fresh mandate from the people of Maharashtra for his Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. Describing it as a battle between dharma and adharma, the BJP leader said his party alone can fight Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, the […]

Bullet train white elephant, have to see how we benefit : CM Uddhav Thackeray

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Mumbai : Comparing the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project to a “white elephant”, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said a decision will be taken on it after taking into account how it would benefit the state. In the second part of his three-part interview with Saamana, the Shiv Sena mouthpiece, Uddhav said priorities need to […]

Uddhav Thackeray calls bullet train project a ‘White Elephant’

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

Mumbai : Days after union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her Budget speech that the Narendra Modi government will “actively pursue” the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train plan, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called the project a “white elephant”. He made the comment in an interview, which appeared on Tuesday, with Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana’s […]

Congress president Sonia Gandhi sought written undertaking from Uddhav Thackeray

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Aurangabad : Congress president Sonia Gandhi had sought a written undertaking from the Shiv Sena that the new government in Maharashtra would work within the ambit of the Constitution, former chief minister Ashok Chavan has said. Sonia Gandhi had given clear guidelines that the state government must work within the frame of Constitution, the state […]

Opposition should allow MVA govt to function : Shiv Sena

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Mumbai : A day after the BJP skipped the Uddhav Thackeray-led ministry’s expansion ceremony, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed its former ally for constantly hitting out at the fledgeling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi alliance government “just for the sake of opposing” The Shiv Sena said now that the state has a “full government”, the opposition […]

Uddhav Thackeray congratulates JMM-led alliance for Jharkhand win

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Mumbai : Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday congratulated the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha-led Opposition alliance for registering victory in the Assembly polls in the eastern state. Thackeray, who is also the Shiv Sena president, extended best wishes to the new government for all-round development of Jharkhand, a tribal-dominated state where the BJP has been […]

Sena remains Hindutva-vadi, not converted, says Uddhav Thackeray

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Nagpur : Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday night said the Shiv Sena will remain “Hindutva-vadi” (pro-Hindu) and that it has not “converted”, as far as the ideology is concerned. Addressing a gathering of Shiv Sena workers in Nagpur, Thackeray, who heads the party, said the BJP-led Central government seemingly had no idea on […]

Uddhav Thackeray creating ‘investment unfriendly’ Maharashtra image, Fadnavis alleged

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Mumbai : Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday alleged his successor Uddhav Thackeray has created an ‘investment unfriendly’ image of the state by ordering a stay on projects such as Metro 3 carshed. Soon after taking charge as chief minister on November 28, Thackeray ordered a stay on construction of Metro 3 carshed […]

Yuva Sena secretary Varun Sardesai downplays presence at CM’s meeting

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Mumbai : Yuva Sena secretary Varun Sardesai on Wednesday sought to downplay his presence at a meeting chaired by his uncle and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray earlier this week after eyebrows were raised over his attendance in bureaucratic circles. Apart from Sardesai, the chief minister’s son Aaditya Thackeray, who is the Yuva Sena chief […]