Speaking at a function in Mumbai, Shiv Sena chief Thackeray lavished praise on Modi for nullifying Article 370, and gave a call for construction of grand Ram temple in Ayodhya and introduction of Uniform Civil Code.
During a joint press conference addressed by BJP chief Amit Shah and Thackeray in February this year, the two parties said they would contest 'an equal number of seats' and leave the remaining for other parties in the ruling alliance.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the alleged irregularities relating to loans and equity investment worth over Rs 450 crore by IL&FS in Kohinoor CTNL Infrastructure Company
He was speaking on the sidelines of a state-level NCP meeting here which was attended by several senior leaders, amid speculation that some of those absent may be on their way to the ruling BJP or Shiv Sena.
In his Independence Day address on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi voiced concern over "population explosion", stating that it leads to many difficulties. He also said that keeping one's families small is an act of patriotism.
In states like Bihar where the electorate is heavily divided by caste, strategic alliances with little-known parties can make or break the dreams of bigger political players aiming for a piece of the cherry cake at the Centre
After the tough Gujarat polls and Rajasthan drubbing, in the duo’s last mile dash, Modicare, MSP, even DeMo will all be ammunition to snipe at the Congress’s scam skeletons. But BJP insiders agree it is not an easy task.