Indian king and founder of the Maratha Empire (r. 1674–80)
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Shivaji Bhonsale I, also referred to as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, was an Indian ruler and a member of the Bhonsle Maratha clan. Shivaji carved out his own independent kingdom from the declining Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur which formed the genesis of the Maratha Empire. In 1674, he was formally crowned the Chhatrapati of his realm at Raigad Fort.
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Maharashtra: Fix criteria for appointment of governors, demands UddhavShiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said some criteria must be fixed for the selection of persons for the post of state governors. Thackeray said Maharashtra..
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Chhatrapati Shivaji row: Move Bhagat Singh Koshyari out, appoint new governor for Maharashtra, says Ashok ChavanDuring an event in Aurangabad, Koshyari had said that Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was an icon of the "olden days". The comment has triggered a political storm in Maharashtra, with activists of the NCP,..
Shivaji remarks row: Protests in Maharashtra for ouster of Governor Koshyari; BJP in damage control modeProtests erupted across Maharashtra on Monday over Governor B S Koshyari's controversial remarks about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, even as the BJP went into full damage control mode to manage the..
Shivaji row: Eknath Shinde faction MLA demands Maharashtra governor be shifted out of stateShiv Sena MLA Sanjay Gaikwad of chief minister Eknath Shinde's faction on Monday demanded that Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari be shifted out of the state for his recent remarks about..
'Send Governor somewhere else': Shinde camp to ally BJP over Bhagat Singh Koshyari's remark on ShivajiThe governor made the remarks after conferring D.Litt degrees on senior BJP leader Gadkari and NCP chief Sharad Pawar at an event held in Aurangabad.
BJP takes jibe at Arvind Kejriwal over currency note row, shares fake photo of Shivaji on Rs 200 noteBJP leader Nitesh Narayan Rane took a swipe at the AAP leader's suggestion by posting a photo of Rs 200 note with Maratha leader Shivaji on it
Why was Indian Naval Ensign replaced? Know about evolution of navy insignia since independenceThe famous Maratha Emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was the inspiration for the new naval ensign.
INS Vikrant example of India's thrust to making defence sector self reliant: PM Narendra ModiPM Modi also unveiled the Indian Navy's new ensign which drops the St George's Cross and incorporates the royal seal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Addressing a large gathering at the commissioning..
Aurangabad renamed Sambhaji Nagar: Who was Sambhaji?Shiv Sena is renaming Aurangabad after Chhatrapati Shivaji's eldest son Sambhaji Maharaj.
Maharashtra villagers clash over Shivaji statue, 30 cops injured, over 300 persons bookedThe additional superintendent of police of the region was among those who were injured in the stone-pelting that took place.
Ajit Pawar draws PM’s attention to Maharashtra guv’s Shivaji remarksDeputy CM Ajit Pawar, without naming any person, said in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari that “needless comments made of late by people holding important public..
PM Modi unveils statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in PunePM Modi is on a one-day visit to Pune where he will take part in various events including the inauguration of the Pune Metro line.
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VP Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversaryThe Prime Minister said that his outstanding leadership and emphasis on social welfare has been inspiring people for generations.
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Shivaji's name is used only for politics: Uddhav
Whenever an Aurangzeb invades, a Shivaji rises from this land: PM at Varanasi
'Shah Rukh Khan has also been victimised': West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee slams BJPCM Mamata Banerjee also spoke about a "bridge" between West Bengal and Maharashtra, while invoking a poem by Rabindranath Tagore on Shivaji.
Bard of Chhatrapati Shivaji bows out
Historian, Padma Vibhushan awardee Babasaheb Purandare deadNoted historian and Padma Vibhushan awardee Balwant Moreshwar Purandare, popularly known as Babasaheb Purandare, died at a Pune hospital on Monday after a brief illness, a doctor said. Purandare (99),..
Savarkar a follower of Shivaji; can't be understood by Gandhian tools, says author Uday Mahurkar
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2021: PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath, others extend greetingsThe Jayanti this year marks the 391st birth anniversary of the most popular Maratha king, Shivaji.