Supreme Court allows Election Commission to go ahead with hearing Eknath Shinde group’s claim of being ‘real’ Shiv Sena

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the Election Commission to go ahead with the hearing of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde group’s plea seeking recognition as the real Shiv Sena and allocation of the party’s bow-and-arrow poll symbol to it. Justice D Y Chandrachud, heading a constitution bench, rejected the plea of the Uddhav […]

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Bombay High Court allows Shiv Sena to hold Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Friday granted permission to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena to hold its annual Dussehra rally at the iconic Shivaji Park ground in central Mumbai on October 5. The venue, where the Sena had been holding its Dussehra rally year after year, got embroiled in a legal battle after the […]

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Vedanta project shifted to Gujarat: Aaditya Thackeray to lead Shiv Sena protest on September 24

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena leader and former Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray will lead a protest in Talegaon in Pune on September 24 against the shifting of the Vedanta-Foxconn semiconductor manufacturing project to neighbouring Gujarat. A statement from the Uddhav Thackeray faction of the Shiv Sena said the ‘Jan Aakrosh Andolan’ is being organised as the project, […]

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We are true torchbearer of Balasaheb’s ideals: Eknath Shinde

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Wednesday targeted Uddhav Thackeray for “betraying” the Hindutva ideology, even as he declared himself as the true torchbearer of the ideals of Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray. Addressing a Shiv Sena function here, Shinde alleged that it was Uddhav Thackeray who betrayed the Hindutva ideology propounded by […]

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Most in Eknath Shinde’s Sena will lose next time:NCP

MUMBAI: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has been trying hard to justify his rebellion against the Shiv Sena leadership, but the people of the state were not buying his views. The NCP, led by Sharad Pawar, even claimed 45 of the 50 legislators backing Mr Shinde will […]

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Uddhav Thackeray’s style of functioning responsible for split in Shiv Sena: Devendra Fadnavis

MUMBAI: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has hit out at former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, saying that his style of functioning was responsible for the split in the Shiv Sena. He also admitted that believing senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar was his “biggest” political blunder, and added that in order to […]

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Resign and face elections: Aaditya Thackeray tells Eknath Shinde camp

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray has dared the rebel MLAs who have joined the faction led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to resign and face elections. Speaking at an event, the Worli MLA hinted that housing, quality education, healthcare, roads, and public transport will be the “focus areas” of Shiv Sena in the […]

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MVA allies irked over Maharashtra Chief Minister sharing stage with Chief Justice of India

NEW DELHI: The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) allies on Sunday took a dim view of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde sharing a stage with Chief Justice of India U U Lalit amid the Supreme Court hearing petitions of the Uddhav Thackeray-led Sena and the CM camp. State NCP president Jayant Patil, whose party is a […]

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