‘Love Jihad’ Needs to Be Defined Legally First, Says Shiv Sena

Image for representation. (Twitter/@ShivSena) Without taking any name, an editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said BJP’s Minister of State for Home Affairs earlier this year said in Parliament that the concept of ‘Love Jihad’ has no place in law and till now no case has been reported by central agencies in this connection. PTI Mumbai … Read more ‘Love Jihad’ Needs to Be Defined Legally First, Says Shiv Sena

Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

In a major political collision, Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and chief minister Uddhav Thackeray have not been able to call it truce over the nominations to the legislative council by Raj Bhavan. Cabinet members Anil Parab of Shiv Sena, Amit Deshmukh of Congress and Nawab Malik of NCP had called on Koshyari to submit … Read more Maharashtra Guv and Uddhav Split on Legislative Council Berths. What are the Options Now?

Let Nitish Kumar Bring ‘Love Jihad’ Law First, Then We Will Think About it: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday said let the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government enact a law against ‘Love Jihad’ and then the Maharashtra government will study it and think about it. Talking to reporters here, Raut said some key BJP leaders in Maharashtra are seeking a law against ‘Love Jihad’. ‘Love Jihad’ is a … Read more Let Nitish Kumar Bring ‘Love Jihad’ Law First, Then We Will Think About it: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut

Maha BJP Warns of Agitation if No Relief Given to Power Consumers; NCP Blames Fadnavis Govt for Crisis

BJP leader and former Maharashtra energy minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule on Friday warned that electricity bills will be burnt across the state on November 23 if no relief is given to consumers. With consumers complaining of high electricity bills amid the pandemic, opposition parties in Maharashtra have demanded that the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government grant concessions in … Read more Maha BJP Warns of Agitation if No Relief Given to Power Consumers; NCP Blames Fadnavis Govt for Crisis

BJP, Sena politics over ‘Hindutva’ hots up in Maharashtra

As the tripartite Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government nears one year in office, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has intensified its anti-government stand with focus on Hindutva and attempts to paint its former ally Shiv Sena as anti-Hindu. Unperturbed by these attacks, Sena on Thursday said people in Mumbai and Maharashtra know who is … Read more BJP, Sena politics over ‘Hindutva’ hots up in Maharashtra

Not Shiv Sena’s official stance: Sanjay Raut slams party worker asking ‘Karachi Sweets’ owner to change shop’s name

A day after Shiv Sena worker asked the owner of a ‘Karachi Sweets’ shop in suburban Bandra to change his outlet’s name to something else, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday slammed the call for a name change. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Raut asserted that it “makes no sense” adding that Karachi bakery … Read more Not Shiv Sena’s official stance: Sanjay Raut slams party worker asking ‘Karachi Sweets’ owner to change shop’s name

‘For How Long Will Nitish Last?’ Shiv Sena Taunts BJP Over ‘Sacrifice’ of Giving CM’s Post to JDU

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray at the Shiv Sena’s annual Dussehra rally. (Image: ANI) In the recently concluded Bihar polls, the BJP bagged 74 seats, while its ally JD(U) won 43. The RJD emerged as the single largest party with 75 seats in the 243-member Assembly. After the Assembly polls in Maharashtra last year, the … Read more ‘For How Long Will Nitish Last?’ Shiv Sena Taunts BJP Over ‘Sacrifice’ of Giving CM’s Post to JDU

Reopening Places of Worship in Maharashtra Not Anyone’s Win or Defeat: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said the Maharashtra government’s decision to reopen places of religious worship in the state was neither a victory nor defeat of anybody. Talking to reporters here, Raut said there was no question of taking credit for reopening the places of worship. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday announced … Read more Reopening Places of Worship in Maharashtra Not Anyone’s Win or Defeat: Sanjay Raut

Places of worship in Maharashtra to reopen from Nov. 16: Uddhav Thackeray

After the religious places of worship are reopened from Diwali Padwa that falls on November 16, rules and safety protocol have to be followed strictly, says CM Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in a statement on Saturday said places of religious worship across the State, which were shut since the COVID-19 lockdown in March, will … Read more Places of worship in Maharashtra to reopen from Nov. 16: Uddhav Thackeray

BJP Will Be ‘Empty’ if MVA Decides, Its Leaders Keen to Join NCP: Nawab Malik

File photo of Nawab Malik. Taking to Twitter, the state minority affairs minister referred to the claim often made by BJP leaders, including former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, that the MVA government would collapse on its own due to “internal differences”. PTI Last Updated: November 13, 2020, 19:26 IST FOLLOW US ON: Mumbai: The … Read more BJP Will Be ‘Empty’ if MVA Decides, Its Leaders Keen to Join NCP: Nawab Malik