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From Auto Driver To CM Of Maharashtra, The Journey Of Eknath Shinde As A Shiv Sainik For Over Four Decades

From Auto Driver To CM Of Maharashtra, The Journey Of Eknath Shinde As A Shiv Sainik For Over Four Decades

Eknath Shinde did odd jobs early in his career, and came under the influence of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray in 1980.

04 July 2022
There's An Attempt To Topple Maharashtra Government For Third Time: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar

There's An Attempt To Topple Maharashtra Government For Third Time: NCP Chief Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar's statement comes amid reports of Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde camping in Gujarat wanting to be Deputy Chief Minister.

21 June 2022

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...

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

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

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13 June 2022
Presidential Election: Is Sharad Pawar In Race For President? What All We Know So Far

Presidential Election: Is Sharad Pawar In Race For President? What All We Know So Far

Congress, Shiv Sena, and Aam Aadmi Party are supportive of NCP chief Sharad Pawar as Opposition's presidential candidate, as per reports.


23 May 2022
Rs 100 Crore Defamation Suit Filed Against Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Raut

Rs 100 Crore Defamation Suit Filed Against Shiv Sena Leader Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut had accused Medha Kirit Somaiya and her husband Kirit Somaiya of being involved in a Rs 100 crore scam in the construction of...


22 May 2022
Excise Duty Cuts Not Enough, Bring It Further Down To UPA Level, Opposition Tells Centre

Excise Duty Cuts Not Enough, Bring It Further Down To UPA Level, Opposition Tells Centre

The Centre on Saturday reduced excise duty of Rs 8 per litre on petrol and Rs 6 on diesel, lowering petrol prices by Rs 9.5 per litre and diesel by Rs 7.


11 May 2022
Maha: KDMC Starts Process Of Disbursing Compensation To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims

Maha: KDMC Starts Process Of Disbursing Compensation To Kin Of COVID-19 Victims

Beneficiaries are required to make an online application for the compensation, which is verified by the corporation, said the official.


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


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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...


23 April 2022
MP-MLA Couple Arrested In Maharashtra Over Hanuman Chalisa Face-Off With Udhav Thackeray – Key Points

MP-MLA Couple Arrested In Maharashtra Over Hanuman Chalisa Face-Off With Udhav Thackeray – Key Points

MLA Ravi Rana and MP Navneet Rana were arrested by Mumbai Police on Saturday.


20 April 2022
Newly-Elected Congress MLA From Kolhapur North Calls On Maharashtra CM

Newly-Elected Congress MLA From Kolhapur North Calls On Maharashtra CM

Jadhav was supported by the NCP and Shiv Sena in the by-election, which saw a straight fight between the Congress and BJP after the Sena gave up its claim over...


20 April 2022
Shiv Sena Has To Go Back To Agitation, Cadres Itching For Action: Shiv Sainik For 55 Years

Shiv Sena Has To Go Back To Agitation, Cadres Itching For Action: Shiv Sainik For 55 Years

Rambhau Parikh has been a Shiv Sainik for the last 55 years. With zero expectations from the party, he says the party needs foot soldiers to rebuild the Shiv...


29 May 2022
Shiv Sena In New Avtar: How Far Will The Tamed Beast Go?

Shiv Sena In New Avtar: How Far Will The Tamed Beast Go?

The father-son duo of Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya are transforming the once violence-loving party into a moderate one to suit the current political...


06 April 2022
People Will Have To Rebel In BJP Gives 'Ghar Ghar ED' Call: Shiv Sena

People Will Have To Rebel In BJP Gives 'Ghar Ghar ED' Call: Shiv Sena

In an editorial in the party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena wondered if the ED should probe voters in the states from where BJP won elections recently.


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02 April 2022
Maharashtra Govt Working To Modernise State Police, Says CM Thackeray

Maharashtra Govt Working To Modernise State Police, Says CM Thackeray

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said his government was focusing on the modernisation of the state police by upgrading its capacity to enable it to...


24 February 2022
Aditya Thackeray Calls For Yogi Adityanath’s Ouster  During His First Ever Rally In UP

Aditya Thackeray Calls For Yogi Adityanath’s Ouster During His First Ever Rally In UP

UP Elections 2022: Aditya Thackeray, who is being projected as the next generation leader of the Shiv Sena, said ‘hatred between religions’ has increased...


13 February 2022
Hazare Not To Sit On Hunger Strike Against Maha Govt's Wine Policy

Hazare Not To Sit On Hunger Strike Against Maha Govt's Wine Policy

Hazare said when the state government officials came to meet him, he told them that they should have taken people's views into consideration before deciding on...


11 February 2022
CM Thackeray Hints At His Correspondence With Maha Governor Koshyari

CM Thackeray Hints At His Correspondence With Maha Governor Koshyari

The relations between the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition government and the governor have been strained from the start.


09 February 2022
Anna Hazare To Go On Indefinite Hunger Strike From Feb 14 To Protest Maha Govt's Wine Policy

Anna Hazare To Go On Indefinite Hunger Strike From Feb 14 To Protest Maha Govt's Wine Policy

The activist has written in another "reminder" letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the issue.


06 February 2022
State Funeral For Lata Mangeshkar: Maharashtra CM

State Funeral For Lata Mangeshkar: Maharashtra CM

Her melodious voice was immortal, he said, adding that everyone was in grief after hearing about her demise.


19 January 2022
Proposal To Reopen Maha Schools From Next Week Sent To CM, Decision Expected Soon: Minister

Proposal To Reopen Maha Schools From Next Week Sent To CM, Decision Expected Soon: Minister

Maharashtra minister Varsha Gaikwad on Wednesday said a proposal to reopen schools in the state from next week based on the local COVID-19 situations has been...


17 January 2022
Closure Of Schools Forcing Boys To Work In Fields, Underage Girls Being Married Off: NCP MLC To Maha CM

Closure Of Schools Forcing Boys To Work In Fields, Underage Girls Being Married Off: NCP MLC To Maha CM

In view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, schools in Maharashtra are shut till February 15 and classes are being conducted online.


17 January 2022
School Closure Leading Students To Work As Labourers, Getting Married: Aurangabad MLC

School Closure Leading Students To Work As Labourers, Getting Married: Aurangabad MLC

When schools are closed, most recently due to rising Covid-19 cases, boys go to work as labourers and girls are hastily married off, an Aurangabad MLC writes...


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