Shiv Sena

Political party in Maharashtra, India

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Shiv Sena: Political party in Maharashtra, India
Shiv Sena, is a right-wing Marathi regional and Hindu nationalist political party founded in 1966 by cartoonist Bal Thackeray. Originally emerging from nativist movements in Bombay, the party agitates for preferential treatment for Maharashtrians over migrants from other parts of India. Its election symbol for Maharashtra is Bow and Arrow. Uddhav Thackeray, Bal Thackeray's son, is party leader and serves as the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra.


PM should tell people what went wrong: Sanjay Raut on India-China border face-off [Video]

PM should tell people what went wrong: Sanjay Raut on India-China border face-off

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on June 17 targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to tell the nation about what went wrong in Galwan Valley. Raut said that we can't hold Jawaharlal Nehru,..

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'No one is upset', says Sanjay Raut after Sena compares Congress with squeaking cot [Video]

'No one is upset', says Sanjay Raut after Sena compares Congress with squeaking cot

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on June 16 said that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's coordination with all the cabinet ministers is good and no one is upset. "CM Uddhav Thackeray's coordination with all..

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'PM Modi, Fadnavis should stop dreaming 'Mungerilal ke sapne' of toppling Maha govt': Nitin Raut [Video]

'PM Modi, Fadnavis should stop dreaming 'Mungerilal ke sapne' of toppling Maha govt': Nitin Raut

Energy Minister of Maharashtra, Dr. Nitin Raut claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to dislodge the running state government. He made this statement while hitting out at the Prime..

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Uddhav Thackeray's own allies exposing failures of Maharashtra govt: Piyush Goyal [Video]

Uddhav Thackeray's own allies exposing failures of Maharashtra govt: Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on May 26 said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray own alliance partners are exposing failures of state government. Adding on it, he further said whether..

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Rahul Gandhi making Shiv Sena a scapegoat in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis [Video]

Rahul Gandhi making Shiv Sena a scapegoat in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appeared to distance the party from its government ally Shiv Sena in Maharashtra over the handling of coronavirus in the state, Leader of Opposition in the state..

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Why is Dubey's encounter by cops being questioned, asks Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said there was no need to shed tears over the killing of gangster Vikas Dubey in an encounter and wondered why the police action was being questioned.
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No differences among Maha govt coalition partners: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday asserted there are no differences among the ruling MVA allies in Maharashtra, and said if coalition governments fall over controversies on some transfers and promotions, it..
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Vikas Dubey shouldn't become 'Dawood Ibrahim of Nepal' for India: Shiv Sena

Continuing its attack on the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh, Shiv Sena on Monday said that gangster Vikas Dubey shouldn't become 'Dawood Ibrahim of Nepal' for India.
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Mumbai top cop meets CM hours after transfer of DCPs revoked

Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh called on Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday, hours after the state government revoked the home department's order for transfer of 10 DCPs..
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Strife in Maha Vikas Aghadi? Five Shiv Sena corporators from Parner join NCP in presence of Ajit Pawar

The corporators left the Shiv Sena because they were reportedly unhappy with the local party leadership.
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PM Modi's visit to Leh sends good message of solidarity with troops: Shiv Sena leader

Shiv Sena leader Priyanka Chaturvedi on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Leh, Ladakh is important and it sends a good message of solidarity to the troops.
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India blacklists Pakistani organiser of Bollywood events in Houston

The matter was raised by Shiv Sena MP Rahul Shewale from Mumbai south-central constituency.
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'Will it stop Chinese incursions?': Shiv Sena slams BJP over 'diversion of PMNRF money to RGF' charge on Congress

Sena slammed BJP for accusing Congress of receiving funds from China instead of responding to the questions raised by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.
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PM using Army's valour for Bihar assembly polls: Shiv Sena

The ruling coalition lead party in Maharashtra said the PM is playing "caste and regional card" by highlighting the role of a particular Army regiment whose personnel were involved in the fierce clash..
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India wants peace but that doesn't imply weakness: Uddhav Thackeray at all-party meet with PM

Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray said India wants peace but it does not imply weakness as it is the nature of China to betray. At an all-party meeting called by Prime..
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India-China standoff: Shiv Sena demands 'befitting reply' to China

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday demanded a befitting reply to China's aggression, and said the people of India stood with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Shiv Sena likens Congress to 'old creaking cot', says govt is stable

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday called its ally Congress an "old creaking cot" following the Sonia Gandhi-led party grumbling about not having enough say in the ruling coalition, but also asserted that there..
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Why is the old cot making a noise: Shiv Sena takes a jibe at Congress

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Ashok Chavan admits to 'issues' within Maha Vikas Aghadi, blames bureaucrats for 'rift'

Admitting to 'issues' within the coalition government in Maharashtra, Congress leader Ashok Chavan blamed bureaucrats for creating a rift within MVA and added that his party will soon take up the..
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Ensure lockdown easing does not boomerang: Shiv Sena

An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said lockdown restrictions have been eased when COVID-19 cases are not showing any sign of going down. "After unlock, the challenges will increase. The..
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Rajnath Singh: Does govt exist in Maharashtra or is circus going on?

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday slammed the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra government over its handling of the Covid-19 situation, saying the current situation in the state looks like a circus is..
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Sonu Sood enacting a political script: Sena on helping migrants

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday wondered whether the BJP propped up Bollywood actor Sonu Sood to "offer help" to migrant workers from north India stranded in Maharashtra amidst the lockdown,..
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'Namaste Trump' event responsible for spread of COVID-19 in Delhi, Gujarat, Mumbai: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

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Sena leader blames 'Namaste Trump' event for Covid-19 spread

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Maharashtra govt 'stable and strong', will complete five years: NCP

The Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, which has completed six months of its formation, is stable and strong and will definitely complete its five-year term, state minister Nawab Malik said..
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Maharashtra govt, Devendra Fadnavis trade barbs on Central aid to fight Covid

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Uddhav Thackeray to hold meeting with alliance partners today

Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has called a meeting with alliance partners at Varsha bungalow today.
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BJP leaders trying to destabilise Maharashtra government: Congress

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Narayan Rane demands imposition of President's rule in Maharashtra

BJP MP Narayan Rane on Monday met with Maharashtra governor B S Koshyari and demanded imposition of President's rule in view of the Shiv Sena-led state government's "failure" in tackling the..
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Shiv Sena, Congress hit back at Piyush Goyal with jibe over diversion of UP-bound train

Taking a dig at railway minister Piyush Goyal over diversion of the Vasai Road-Gorakhpur Sharmik Special train via Odisha, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said their only request is that a train..
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NCP chief Sharad Pawar meets Maharashtra governor

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Shiv Sena takes a dig at Railways Minister Piyush Goyal, says 'train should reach the right destination'

Raut was referring to Saturday's incident when a Gorakhpur bound Shramik Special train from Mumbai reached Odisha's Rourkela.
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Shiv Sena compares Yogi Adityanath to Hitler, says migrants' issue similar to exodus of Kashmiri Pandits

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Maharashtra: Ruling coalition slams BJP for holding protest amid Covid-19 crisis

The ruling Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress in Maharashtra on Friday hit out at the opposition BJP for stooping to a "new low" and making the state a "political stage" by organising a protest against..
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Shiv Sainiks distributed sanitary pads with Aditya Thackeray's photo on them: MNS leader

Aditya is the son of Shiv Sena chief and Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and the State Environment and Tourism Minister.
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BJP cites Kerala's Covid performance, slams Maharashtra for 'failure'

Claiming the Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra has "failed" to check the spread of coronavirus and the rising fatalities unlike Kerala, the BJP on Wednesday appealed to people to register a..
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Centre ignored Maharashtra in Rs 20 lakh crore 'Atmanirbhar package': Shiv Sena

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'Isn't India self-reliant at present?' Shiv Sena on new economic package

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Centre ignoring domestic migrant workers: Shiv Sena MP Raut

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Shiv Sena hits out at UP, Bihar governments for failure to evacuate migrant workers

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Post Handwara, Shiv Sena calls for another surgical strike

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'Maharashtrians will drown their foes in Arabian Sea': Shiv Sena slams Centre's IFSC transfer move in Saamana editorial

The Saamana editorial further mentioned that these 'shameless' people live in Maharashtra and they are 'disloyal' to their own state.
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Parties should shun communal politics & work for economy: Shiv Sena

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Uddhav Thackeray dials UP CM, raises concern over killing of priests

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray spoke to his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath over phone on Tuesday and expressed concern over the killing of two priests in Bulandshahr district,..
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'Maharashtra India's fnancial backbone, support it': Shiv Sena urges financial aid from Centre in Saamana editorial

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Centre should arrange for migrant workers to go home: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday said it is the Centre's responsibility to make arrangements for sending migrant labourers to their native places in the wake of the lockdown enforced to contain the spread of..
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Raj Bhavan shouldn't be conspiracy hub: Sena targets Koshyari

Shiv Sena's anger over the delay in Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's nod for nominating Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as a legislator surfaced on Sunday, with MP Sanjay Raut launching a veiled attack..
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Rahul Gandhi showed how opposition party should behave during crisis: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena praised Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, saying that he has taken a positive stand over the coronavirus pandemic and shown how a responsible opposition party should behave during a crisis...
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PM failed to address economic concerns: Sena-NCP

The Shiv Sena and NCP said Prime Minister Narendra Modis address to the nation on Tuesday lacked substance as he did not suggest ways to strengthen the economy or a relief package for the poor and..
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Shiv Sena objects to Maharashtra governor holding meeting on coronavirus

The Shiv Sena on Friday took objection to governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari holding a meeting with administrative officials on steps being taken to curb the spread of coronavirus, saying "parallel..
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