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Game Of Thrones: Fall Of The Maharashtra Government Was Two Years In The Making

Game Of Thrones: Fall Of The Maharashtra Government Was Two Years In The Making

Ever since Shiv Sena abandoned its pre-poll alliance to form a government with Congress and NCP, the BJP has been eyeing to topple it and grab India's financial capital

30 July 2022
Devendra Fadnavis Meets Raj Thackeray Ahead Of BMC Polls, Cabinet Expansion In Maharashtra

Devendra Fadnavis Meets Raj Thackeray Ahead Of BMC Polls, Cabinet Expansion In Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Earlier this month, Raj Thackeray had written an open letter to Devendra Fadnavis, praising him for setting an example of party loyalty and...

15 July 2022

Marathi Biopic 'Dharmaveer: Mukkam Post Thane' Showed Eknath Shinde's Coronation Month-And-A-Half Before Swearing-In As CM

No film perhaps has virtually predicted —and so pinpointedly— the rise of a politician less than two month of its release, as Marathi biopic 'Dharmaveer:...

War Of The Poses: Hindutva, Marathi Manoos And The Legacy Of Bal Thackeray

War Of The Poses: Hindutva, Marathi Manoos And The Legacy Of Bal Thackeray

Raj and Uddhav Thackeray have been hostile to each other for decades, but slowly, the Maharashtra CM appears to be pulling away from his mercurial cousin in...

01 July 2022

The Contested Legacy Of Bal Thackeray

A divided family in pursuit of Hindutva adds another tussle to Maharashtra politics.

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20 June 2022
Bal Thackeray's Legacy: How 'Reluctant Politician' Uddhav Has Mastered The Art Of Politics As Raj Looks The Other Way

Bal Thackeray's Legacy: How 'Reluctant Politician' Uddhav Has Mastered The Art Of Politics As Raj Looks The Other Way

Uddhav Thackeray, the elder of the two, was more inclined towards environmental and photographic pursuits, while his younger sibling, Raj Thackeray, travelled...


20 June 2022
Thackeray And Thackeray: A Tale Of Two Cousins

Thackeray And Thackeray: A Tale Of Two Cousins

BJP leaders had always dismissed Uddhav for his humility and modesty as unsuited to politics. They believed Raj to be more of a chip off the old block (Bal...


20 June 2022
The Genesis Of Bitterness Between The Thackeray Brothers

The Genesis Of Bitterness Between The Thackeray Brothers

Uddhav Thackeray, perceived as the 'reluctant politician', was anointed the heir to the political kingdom, while Raj Thackeray, the 'involved politician', was...


15 June 2022
Shiv Sena’s Aaditya Thackeray On His Maiden Ayodhya Visit, To Offer Prayers At Ram Temple

Shiv Sena’s Aaditya Thackeray On His Maiden Ayodhya Visit, To Offer Prayers At Ram Temple

Maharashtra Cabinet Minister Aaditya Thackeray, who is also Shiv Sena leader will offer prayers at the Ram Temple, visit Janambhoomi site and participate in an...


11 May 2022
MNS Leader Warns Of Strong Reaction If Raj Thackeray Is Harmed

MNS Leader Warns Of Strong Reaction If Raj Thackeray Is Harmed

Nandgaonkar also said that he had been asking for security for the MNS chief and his family, but the state government was not paying heed.


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06 May 2022
Centre Should Bring Policy On Loudspeakers, Says Maha Home Minister

Centre Should Bring Policy On Loudspeakers, Says Maha Home Minister

MNS chief Raj Thackeray had demanded the removal of loudspeakers from mosques in the state, and asked his party workers to play the Hanuman Chalisa at higher...


05 May 2022
Hindus Suffered More Because Of MNS Stand On Loudspeakers: Maharashtra Congress

Hindus Suffered More Because Of MNS Stand On Loudspeakers: Maharashtra Congress

The Maharashtra Congress on Thursday claimed that Hindus have suffered more due to MNS chief Raj Thackeray's objection over the use of loudspeakers on mosques.


05 May 2022
Maharashtra Loudspeaker Row: Hundreds Of MNS Workers Detained After Raj Thackeray's Call To Play Hanuman Chalisa

Maharashtra Loudspeaker Row: Hundreds Of MNS Workers Detained After Raj Thackeray's Call To Play Hanuman Chalisa

Earlier, Raj Thackery had given an ultimatum for loudspeakers to be removed from mosques in Maharashtra by May 3.


05 May 2022
Raj Thackeray Urges People To Play Hanuman Chalisa If They Hear Azan On Loudspeakers

Raj Thackeray Urges People To Play Hanuman Chalisa If They Hear Azan On Loudspeakers

Earlier, Raj Thackeray had given an ultimatum to remove loudspeakers on mosques in Maharashtra by May 3


28 April 2022
Nashik's new police commissioner cancels predecessor's order over use of loudspeakers

Nashik's new police commissioner cancels predecessor's order over use of loudspeakers

The new police commissioner of Nashik in Maharashtra has canceled his predecessor's order banning bhajans or songs on loudspeakers 15 minutes before and after...


25 April 2022
State Govt Has No Provision To Install Or Remove Loudspeakers: Maharashtra Home Minister At All Party Meet

State Govt Has No Provision To Install Or Remove Loudspeakers: Maharashtra Home Minister At All Party Meet

Maharashtra government statement comes days ahead of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray's ultimatum to the state government to remove loudspeakers...


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20 April 2022
Maharashtra Mosque Row: What Constitutes Noise And Laws Around Loudspeakers

Maharashtra Mosque Row: What Constitutes Noise And Laws Around Loudspeakers

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil on Wednesday said he will hold a meeting with the key leaders of all political parties and some organisations in...


16 April 2022
Raj Thackeray's Statements On Loudspeakers Atop Mosques Will Soon Bring Asaduddin Owaisi Into Picture: Maha NCP Chief

Raj Thackeray's Statements On Loudspeakers Atop Mosques Will Soon Bring Asaduddin Owaisi Into Picture: Maha NCP Chief

Taking a swipe at the MNS chief, Patil said some parties were discussing Hanuman Chalisa instead of pressing issues like hike in prices of fuel, cement and...


05 April 2022
MNS Office-Bearer From Pune Resigns Over Raj Thackeray's 'Loudspeaker' Statement

MNS Office-Bearer From Pune Resigns Over Raj Thackeray's 'Loudspeaker' Statement

With the resignation of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahtuk Sena's vice president Shaibaz Punjabi on Tuesday, the number of Muslim members who have quit the MNS over...


04 April 2022
Right Wing Groups Call For Ban On Mosque Loudspeakers After Halal Meat

Right Wing Groups Call For Ban On Mosque Loudspeakers After Halal Meat

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray also warned that they will play bhajans at 5 AM as a protest against azaan from loudspeakers at mosques.


22 January 2022
Family Feuds In Indian Politics: An Eternal Saga Of Power And Position

Family Feuds In Indian Politics: An Eternal Saga Of Power And Position

From Gandhis and Yadavs to Thackerays and Naidus, dynastic equations have always ruled the political scenario of India predominantly.


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