In 'Who Is Real Sena' Fight, Supreme Court Breather for Team Thackeray

August 4, 2022

In a big relief to former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in the fight over control of the Shiv Sena, the Supreme Court today told the Election Commission not to decide on a plea by rival Eknath Shinde, the Maharashtra Chief Minister, to recognise his group as the real Shiv Sena. | Read more|

Uddhav Thackeray Demands Mid-Term Elections In Maharashtra

July 8, 2022

In his first public address after the takeover by Eknath Shinde, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday demanded fresh elections in the state and said he would not let the rebels use the Shiv Sena's poll symbol - the bow and arrow. | Read more|

"They Said They'll Disturb Us, But We Won't": Sanjay Raut

July 1, 2022

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut today while alleging that the BJP vowed to "disturb" the Uddhav Thackeray government the day it came to power in 2019, said that his party would not do the same and the new administration "must work for the public". | Read more|

Eknath Shinde Alleges Security Pared Down

June 25, 2022

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, reduced to a minority within the Shiv Sena, the party founded by his father Balasaheb Thackeray, has called a national executive meeting today amid rebellion by his minister Eknath Shinde. | Read more|

Sena Growls As 'Hanuman Chalisa' Row Knocks On Uddhav Thackeray's Door

April 23, 2022

Shiv Sena workers gathered in large numbers outside the apartment of Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband MLA Ravi Rana in Mumbai this morning, and shouted slogans after the couple announced that they would recite the Hanuman Chalisa outside 'Matoshree', the residence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. | Read more|

"Bulli Bai Creator Blocked": Minister; Sena MP Says More Action Needed

January 2, 2022

After fury over Muslim women being 'auctioned' by right-wing extremists - for the second time in less than a year - IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw tweeted a terse two lines late Saturday to say the GitHub user behind the 'Bulli Bai' app had been blocked and "further action" was being coordinated. | Read more|

Shiv Sena Defends RSS After Javed Akhtar's 'Taliban' Comparison

September 6, 2021

The Shiv Sena has come to the defence of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (the BJP's ideological mentor) after poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar's comments comparing the RSS to the Taliban. Javed Akhtar was "completely wrong" in comparing the two, the Sena declared. | Read more|

Sanjay Raut appointed Shiv Sena's chief spokesperson

September 8, 2020

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said it has appointed its Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut as the chief spokesperson of the party. Raut, who is also the executive editor of Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana', has been engaged in a war of words with actor Kangana Ranaut after she likened Mumbai to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). | Read more|