Shiv Sena, is an Indian far-right regional political party. Its ideology is based on pro-Marathi ideology and Hindu nationalism (Hindutva), founded on 19 June 1966 by 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.
Addressing a press conference here, Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar said 56 parties and organisations have come together to support.. IndiaTimes - Published
In an editorial in the party mouthpiece "Saamana", the Sena said Shah contesting in place of Advani is politically translated as the 'Bhishmacharya' of Indian politics being "forced" to retire. IndiaTimes - Published
The Shiv Sena has released a list of 21 names for the Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra that includes 17 of its 18 MPs, in an apparent bid to avoid rebellion. Osmanabad Member of Parliament Ravi Gaikwad,.. DNA - Published
Shiv Sena has denied ticket to Ravindra Gaikwad from Osmanabad, who was massively criticised after he had hit an Air India crew member with his slipper earlier in March 2017 because he was denied a.. DNA - Published
In a scathing attack on the political drama between the BJP and its allies in Goa over the leadership issue, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday dubbed it as a "terrible state of democracy", saying they did not.. IndiaTimes - Published
The editorial in the party mouthpiece talks of how there is a lack of co-ordination between multiple authorities like the BMC, MMRDA, MHADA, and MSRDC and all they do is blame one another. DNA - Published
Overcoming their strained ties, the BJP and Shiv Sena had last month announced a seat-sharing pact for the ensuing Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Maharashtra. The BJP will contest 25 seats and.. IndiaTimes - Published