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Bal Thackeray: Indian politician
Bal Thackeray was an Indian politician who founded the Shiv Sena, a right-wing pro-Marathi and Hindu nationalist party active mainly in the state of Maharashtra.

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Uddhav Thackeray picks 3 symbols, but none on Election Commission's free list

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday submitted a list of three names and symbols to the Election Commission for the Andheri (East) assembly bypoll scheduled on November 3. The names denoted..
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'We are not gaddaars, what we did was a gadar': Maharashtra CM Shinde proclaims to be 'heir' to Balasaheb's legacy

The CM also lavished praise on the BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Home Minister Amit Shah, saying it was Modi who fulfilled Balasaheb's dream.
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Mega Sena vs Sena Dussehra showdown: Uddhav says 'Ravana different this time', Bal Thackeray's son accompanies Shinde

Sena vs Sena on Dussehra: This was the first time since Shiv Sena's inception 56 years ago that two Dussehra rallies were held in Mumbai.
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2 'Senas', 2 Dussehra rallies: Uddhav, Eknath battle to stake claim over Bal Thackeray's legacy


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'Vande Mataram' replaces 'Hello' in Maharashtra government offices from today; Opposition condemns move

Criticising the campaign, SP leader Abu Azmi on Sunday said that the state had always had a 'Jai Maharashtra' greeting since Bal Thackeray's time.
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Baba Ramdev declares Eknath Shinde as 'heir' to Bal Thackeray's legacy, Shiv Sena reacts

Ramdev called Shinde a beacon of 'Sanatan Hindutva' who has been following the ideals of the Shiv Sena founder, with whom he enjoyed cordial relations
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Shiv Sena crisis: Who is Nihar Thackeray, the lesser-known grandson of Bal Thackeray now in Shinde camp?

Nihar is the son of Bal Thackeray's elder son and Uddhav's brother Bindumadhav Thackeray who lost his life in an accident in 1996.
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Uddhav Thackeray's nephew Nihar Thackeray joins hands with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

Nihar Thackeray is the son of late Bindumadhav Thackeray, the eldest son of Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
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Amid murmurs of further split in Shiv Sena, Uddhav Thackeray backs Droupadi Murmu

Uddhav Thackeray cited the party’s support to Pratibha Patil and Pranab Mukherjee to back Murmu. When Pratibha Patil’s name came up, Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray had backed her, going beyond..
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Bal Thackeray would have kicked Sanjay Raut out of Shiv Sena for comments on rebel MLAs: Sanjay Shirsat


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Shiv Sena legacy battle: Bal Thackeray adorns Maharashtra CM Shinde's chamber


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Eknath Shinde changes Twitter profile pic to one with Bal Thackeray soon after becoming Maharashtra CM

Shinde took oath as 20th Chief Minister of Maharashtra a day after Uddhav Thackeray resigned from the top post following a Supreme Court order.
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A lot's at stake: Retaining Balasaheb legacy is Uddhav Thackeray's immediate task


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Why BJP said no to CM and Fadnavis yes to deputy CM

A triumphant Eknath Shinde arrived for the swearing-in ceremony with his infant grandson in his arms and took oath after invoking Sena founder Bal Thackeray and his mentor Anand Dighe. By contrast,..
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Why did Uddhav Thackeray rename Aurangabad in his last move as CM? Know its significance

The issue began back in 1988 when Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray brought the idea to the fore for the first time.
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How Shiv Sena came into being 56 years ago at Shivaji Park

It was on June 19, 1966, Bal Thackeray laid the foundation of Shiv Sena at the famous Shivaji Park in Mumbai by breaking a coconut.
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Victory of Bal Thackeray's Hindutva: Eknath Shinde on SC relief

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Monday termed the relief by the Supreme Court to him and other dissident Sena lawmakers as the victory of Bal Thackeray's Hindutva and the ideals of his mentor..
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'How can Bal Thackeray's Shiv Sena back those connected with Dawood?': Rebel MLA Eknath Shinde

Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde, in a fresh attack against the party, questioned the connection of members with drug kingpin Dawood Ibrahim.
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Sanjay Raut to Eknath Shinde faction: 'Don't use Balasaheb, use your father's name'

Maharashtra political crisis: Around 40 Shiv Sena MLAs, led by Eknath Shinde, are camping in a hotel in BJP-led Assam.
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Eknath Shinde extends Guwahati hotel booking by 2 days, says want to free Shiv Sena

Maharashtra political crisis: Uddhav Thackeray has said they won't let anyone use the name of his father and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray.
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No other outfit can use names of party, Balasaheb: Sena executive meet


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'Don't use Balasaheb's name': Uddhav Thackeray warns rebel MLAs amid Maharashtra political crisis

Soon after the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs gave themselves a new name, CM Uddhav Thackeray issued a warning to the group led by Eknath Shinde.
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Rebel MLAs say they have not quit Shiv Sena, name their group as 'Shiv Sena (Balasaheb)'; rule out merger with another party


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Shiv Sena to take against rebel MLAs: Know 10 major developments

The move comes after the rebel camp led by Shinde sought to name the group after Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray.
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Sena executive authorises Uddhav to take action against rebels, says no other outfit can use Bal Thackeray's name


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Everyone will see when floor test happens, those leaving party not Balasaheb Bhakts: Sanjay Raut

Amid political instability in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, Raut further claimed that the party is still strong and that the rebels are not true "bhakts" (devotees) of..
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Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says will carry Balasaheb Thackeray's Hindutva; key points

Shinde along with other MLAs was staying at a hotel in Gujarat's Surat following the cross-voting in Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls and took flight earlier today to reach Guwahati.
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Maha govt on edge after Sena minister revolts

The MVA government in Maharashtra plunged into a political crisis on Tuesday with a major revolt in Shiv Sena led by urban development minister Eknath Shinde, a powerful grassroots leader who has long..
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'For cheap copies...': Priyanka Chaturvedi tweets Bal Thackeray's video, takes veiled dig at Raj Thackeray

Raj Thackeray has announced that his party will play Hanuman Chalisa near mosques to counter azaan played on loudspeakers.
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'If someone has complaint about Hindu religion...': Raj Thackeray shares Bal Thackeray's speech on loudspeakers

Hanuman Chalisa row: Raj Thackeray gave an ultimatum to the Shiv Sena-led government to remove loudspeakers from mosques by May 3.
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'Balasaheb backed Modi amid demands of ousting him as Gujarat CM after Godhra riots': Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray talked about how Bal Thackeray had supported Narendra Modi during a controversial time in his political career.
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'Bal Thackeray's son is scared of Hanuman Chalisa': BJP's Amit Malviya slams Maharashtra CM

BJP IT Cell chief Amit Malviya hit out at Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray in the midst of the current loudspeaker row in the state.
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BJP doesn't hold Hindutva patent: Uddhav, says Bal Thackeray led saffron agenda

Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the BJP doesn't hold "patent" on Hindutva and claimed that the late Sena supremo Bal Thackeray had showed BJP that the..
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BJP MLA demands Lata Mangeshkar's memorial at Shivaji Park in Mumbai

The demand assumes significance as the park is also the site where Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray was cremated in 2012.
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BJP's political growth in Maharashtra because of Bal Thackeray: Sanjay Raut

The credit for the BJP's political growth in Maharashtra goes to late Bal Thackeray and the Shiv Sena, party MP Sanjay Raut said on Saturday.
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Unlock 5.0: Maharashtra govt permits gyms, fitness centres to reopen from Oct 25

Thackeray said that proper safety measures like physical distancing, sanitisation, use of masks, should be mandatory. Moreover, he said that health checks of trainers and staff should be done..
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Babri Masjid Demolition Case Verdict: VHP President Alok Kumar calls it victory of 'truth and justice'

Kumar also remembered the 17 accused who passed away during the trial including Bal Thackeray, Ashok Singhal, Mahant Avaidyanath, Giriraj Kishore, and Vijayaraje Scindia, etc.
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High alert in UP ahead of Babri Masjid demolition verdict, these people unlikely to attend proceedings

The seventeen accused in the case also include Bal Thackeray, Ashok Singhal, Mahant Avaidyanath, Giriraj Kishore, and Vijayaraje Scindia who passed away during the trial.
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Shiv Sena has sold Balasaheb's ideology to become 'Sonia Sena', says Kangana Ranaut

The ongoing tussle between Kangana Ranaut and Shiv Sena intensified on Wednesday after the BMC demolished some 'illegal constructions' at her office in Mumbai's Pali Hill.
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CAG is an enabler of Balasaheb's vision: Venkaiah Naidu at statue unveiling event

"Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar was a multi-faceted genius and builder of modern India. The nation will be ever grateful to him for his stellar contribution in drafting the Constitution and for guiding the..
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Rashmi Thackeray is new 'Saamana' group editor

The group, run by Prabodhan Prakashan, includes the flagship dailies 'Saamana' and 'Dopahar Ka Saamana', often referred to as Shiv Sena official publications, founded by the late founder Sena patriarch..
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Balasaheb never compromised with his ideals: Amit Shah’s tribute to Shiv Sena founder comes as jibe for Uddhav

Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday recalled Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray as someone who never compromised with his ideals, in what was seen as an attack on the current Sena leadership for aligning..
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After Savarkar, Bal Thackeray espoused Hindutva: Sanjay Raut


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Raj Thackeray's MNS goes saffron, backs Modi government on evicting infiltrators

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for..
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Raj Thackeray's MNS unveils new all-saffron party flag in Mumbai, coincides with uncle Bal Thackeray's birth anniversary

Raj's son, Amit Thackeray, has also been inducted into the party.
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Amit Shah pays tributes to Bal Thackeray, says he never compromised with ideals


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PM Modi pays tributes to Bal Thackeray on his birth anniversary


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Balasaheb wouldn't have liked axing trees for memorial: Pawar

Amid reports that a memorial of Balasaheb Thackeray here would require felling of 1,000 trees, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday said the late Shiv Sena founder would not have liked the idea of axing..
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Tree cutting for Thackeray memorial? Amruta Fadnavis dubs Sena hypocrite

Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta on Sunday called the ruling Shiv Sena a "hypocrite" after media reports emerged that a memorial for the party patriarch late Bal..
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