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23-Jul-2018 Mumbai

Cows safe, but India most unsafe for women : Uddhav Thackeray

In the name of protecting the cow, India has now become the most unsafe country in the world for women and everyone should be ashamed of this, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray said on Monday."Yes, of course, we must protect our Cow Mother, but what...

26-Dec-2017 Maharashtra

After 6 years, Thackeray wax statue unveiled in Maharashtra museum

Around six years after it was kept ready, a life-size statue of Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray, finally went on public display at the famed "Sunil's Celebrity Wax Museum" here.The wax image of the Thackeray sports a pair of dark glasses, a saffron...

16-Dec-2017 Mumbai

Can't digest Gujarat exit polls forecast : Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday expressed his strong disagreement with all the forecasts by various exit polls, predicting comfortable to huge victory margins, for ally Bharatiya Janata Party in the Gujarat assembly elections."There is a...

17-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Shiv Sena 'donates' for farmers, embarrasses BJP

The Shiv Sena on Friday donated Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister's Farmers Relief Fund to be used for the welfare of the farming community, embarrassing ruling ally the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The development came hours after the Sena sharply attacked...

17-Nov-2017 Mumbai

Devendra Fadnavis dedicates proposed site for Thackeray memorial

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday dedicated a proposed site for a national memorial for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray to mark his fifth death anniversary.The site would come up at the existing Mumbai Mayor's Bungalow at Shivaji Park near the...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Shiv Sena supports Kovind; to go with NDA after 15 years

After keeping ally BJP in suspense for 24 hours, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said NDA presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind was a "good choice" and extended full support to his candidature for the July 17 election.The Sena, however, reiterated that Sena's "first...

18-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Uddhav Thackeray, Aditya Thackeray meet Amit Shah, Devendra Fadnavis

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday met ally and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aditya at the latter's residence here.The much-awaited meeting - which state BJP President...

10-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Uddhav Thackeray asks government to save Kulbhushan

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday urged the government to take "extreme steps" to save the Indian 'spy' sentenced to death in Pakistan.In Delhi to attend an NDA meeting, Thackeray said: "What has happened is unfortunate. The government should take...

01-Mar-2017 Mumbai

'Lion' king Sunny Pawar gets royal reception in Mumbai

Eight-year-old "Lion" actor Sunny Pawar, who created waves at the 89th Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles with his "The Lion King" act, returned home to a royal welcome as he stepped out of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on Wednesday morning.Accompanied...

13-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Show some decency, Uddhav Thackeray tells Narendra Modi

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show some "sabhyata" (decency), days after the latter attacked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh."The PM should show some 'sabhyata' like Manmohan Singh showed his 'sabhyata'...

07-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Uddhav Thackeray embraces BJP-baiter Hardik Patel

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday extended a warm welcome to Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel, a staunch opponent of the Bharatiya Janata Party.Patel, 24, who arrived in Mumbai late on Monday night, claimed there was no political agenda and...

26-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Shiv Sena snaps alliance with BJP for Maharashtra civic polls

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday announced breaking the 25-year old alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party for the upcoming civic elections across Maharashtra."We shall not go around with a begging bowl. We have wasted 25 years in this alliance....

04-Jan-2017 Mumbai

Postpone union budget till polls get over, demands Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday demanded that the Narendra Modi government should postpone the upcoming union budget till the assembly elections to the five states are completed."A delegation of Shiv Sena MPs will meet the President of India...

08-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Demonetisation: Problems are increasing day by day : Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday said the problems of people had increased a month after the demonetisation decision and peoples' voice was not being heard."I had neither opposed the decision nor supported it. I had just said that common people...

11-Nov-2016 Mumbai

Demonetisation is disastrous: Uddhav Thackeray

In a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alliance partner Shiv Sena's President Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said the recent demonetisation is disastrous and could seriously backfire on the government."We are not opposed to eradicating black...

23-Oct-2016 Panaji

Army has self respect, doesn't need ransom money : Uddhav Thackeray

Taking on his cousin and MNS leader Raj Thackeray for asking filmmakers to donate Rs 5 crore to the army for casting Pakistani actors, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the Indian armed forces do not need ransom money."Our army has self respect....

11-Oct-2016 Mumbai

Thackeray blows hot and cold at BJP in Dussehra rally

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the recent surgical strikes across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, and simultaneously dared the state BJP to break its alliance.Addressing the party's golden...

21-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Give Pakistan a fitting reply for Uri : Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday called upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi "to give a fitting reply to Pakistan" for the recent terror strike in Uri.Speaking to media persons, Thackeray said only negotiations with Pakistan will not work now,...

07-Sep-2016 Mumbai

Cops under attack: Uddhav Thackeray knocks CM's door

Concerned by the growing attacks on policemen, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday called on Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking a solution to the problem.Fadnavis, who also holds the home portfolio in the alliance government between the Shiv...

26-Jul-2016 Mumbai

Shiv Sena 'rotted' during alliance with BJP: Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena "rotted" during the 25 years of its alliance in Maharashtra with the BJP, which ended in 2014 ahead of the assembly elections, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday."For 25 years or at least two generations, we held each other's hands...

26-Jul-2016 Mumbai

Shiv Sena 'rotted' during alliance with BJP: Uddhav Thackeray

The Shiv Sena "rotted" during the 25 years of its alliance in Maharashtra with the BJP, which ended in 2014 ahead of the assembly elections, party chief Uddhav Thackeray said on Tuesday."For 25 years or at least two generations, we held each other's hands...

25-Jul-2016 Mumbai

Communication with BJP broken: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Monday admitted to a virtual breakdown in communication with the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) national leadership.He attributed this mainly to a "generational shift" in the BJP -- with which the Sena is allied both...

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