Shiv Sena, is a Marathi regional and Hindu nationalist political organisation in India founded on 19 June 1966 by political cartoonist Bal Thackeray.
The party originally emerged from a movement in Mumbai demanding preferential treatment for Maharashtrians over migrants to the city. It is currently headed by Thackeray's son, Uddhav Thackeray. Members of Shiv Sena are referred to as Shivsainiks.
Congress leaders Ashok Chavan, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Sanjay Nirupam, Oommen Chandy, Sunil Jakhar, Sandeep Singh Surjewala and Priyanka Chaturvedi, who has since left the party to join the Shiv Sena,.. DNA - Published
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will be attending the dinner to be hosted by BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday evening, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said. With exit polls.. IndiaTimes - Published
BEST committee members belonging to the BJP and Shiv Sena, on Monday, walked out of a meeting over the issue and said the public will hold them responsible for the administration's lack of management. DNA - Published
Taking a swipe at TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu's efforts to forge an alliance of opposition parties, it said he was unnecessarily exhausting himself by running from pillar to post as there was no.. IndiaTimes - Published
Terrorists had planned to carry out a blast at Matoshree, the abode of the Thackerays in 1989, forcing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray to direct every member of the house to shift to a safer place.. DNA - Published