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Raj Thackeray

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Raj Thackeray: Indian politician
Raj Shrikant Thackeray is an Indian politician and chairperson of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the regional political party. He is the nephew of Bal Thackeray; and a cousin of Shiv Sena chief and the 19th Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray.

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Ram temple 'bhoomi pujan' not required amid pandemic: Raj Thackeray


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Raj Thackeray bats for opening of liquor shops, says Maharashtra needs revenue during coronavirus lockdown

Raj Thackeray said by the opening of wine shops, the state will start getting a bit of revenue flow which is needed to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
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Maharashtra govt 'threatening' people over coronavirus: Raj Thackeray

Thackeray also said that imposing restrictions on the citizens is making them 'panicky'.
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Shiv Sena doesn't need to change its flag to prove Hindutva: Uddhav Thackeray

In a dig at his estranged cousin and MNS chief Raj Thackeray who is apparently reshaping his politics with the Hindutva agenda in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the Shiv..
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MNS chief Raj Thackeray warns of befitting reply to rallies against CAA and NRC


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Raj Thackeray starts mega-morcha against infiltrators


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Congress driving Shiv Sena away from Hindutva, MNS filling vacuum: BJP

Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday asked chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to guard against the Congress' "conspiracy" to "win away" the Shiv Sena from its Hindutva agenda and allow..
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Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh should be thrown out of India, says Shiv Sena in mouthpiece Saamna

The Sena also attacked MNS chief Raj Thackeray for changing the party flag colour and shifting to Hindutva.
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Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's remarks that his party will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive "illegal..
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Raj Thackeray turns saffron again, backs Modi

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, who had attacked the Modi government during the 2019 Lok Sabha poll campaign, turned saffron all over again on Thursday, coming out in full support of..
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Raj Thackeray supports CAA, rails against Muslims, launches his son, changes party flag


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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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Fadnavis and Raj Thackeray meet, spark political speculation

A surprise meeting between Maharashtra Navnirman Sena president Raj Thackeray and leader of opposition and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday fuelled speculation of a new political front emerging..
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Kamal Nath, Stalin, Raj Thackeray present as Uddhav sworn in as CM


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Bal Thackeray would have been happy: Raj Thackeray on Ayodhya verdict


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MNS president Raj Thackeray meets NCP chief Sharad Pawar


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MNS announces first list of 27 candidates

Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena on Tuesday announced its first list of 27 candidates for the October 21 Maharashtra assembly elections. The list did not name a candidate from Worli in..
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Book on Thackerays traces ghar vapasi, rivalry between brothers

The book also delves into the childhood and political initiation of Uddhav and Raj Thackeray and their subsequent bitter parting of ways.
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Raj Thackeray's Rs 20 crore gain ‘without investing’ under ED lens

The Enforcement Directorate is probing how MNS chief Raj Thackeray walked out of Matoshree Realtors, one of the partners in the consortium constructing Kohinoor Square Towers in Dadar, with a profit of..
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After eight-and-half hours in ED hot seat, Raj Thackeray says 'won't shut up'

Sources in the know told DNA that the agency had a 35-point questionnaire ready for the MNS chief, to help map the financial transactions that took place.
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Actions against P Chidambaram, Raj Thackeray 'political vendetta': NCP

The NCP on Thursday smelt "political vendetta" behind the CBI and ED's actions against senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and MNS chief Raj Thackeray, respectively.
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Sena's Sanjay Raut backs Raj Thackeray, but defends CBI action against Chidambaram

There was "ample evidence" against former finance minister Chidambaram, Raut claimed, adding that constantly dubbing the action of the investigating agencies' as "political vendetta" would demoralise..
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Raj Thackeray appears before ED, section 144 imposed at several places in Mumbai

Raj Thackeray was summoned in connection with a case pertaining to alleged irregularities related to Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) loan to Kohinoor CTNL.
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Police ban unlawful assembly ahead of Raj Thackeray's visit to ED office


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Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray backs Raj Thackeray, debunks Enforcement Directorate probe

Thackeray's support comes at a time when Shiv Sena is sharing power in the BJP-led governments at the Centre and state.
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MNS chief Raj Thackeray appeals for calm, police warn against any mischief

Earlier, the MNS had called for a bandh in Mumbai and Thane in connection with ED notice to Raj Thackeray.
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Bandh recalled, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena to hold silent protest

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Raj Thackeray in connection with Kohinoor mill land purchase deal.
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Speculations rife as Enforcement Directorate summons Raj Thackeray

Shiv Sena leaders feel it's a political ploy by BJP to infuse new life into MNS ahead of Assembly polls in state
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Raj Thackeray appeals MNS workers not to gather outside ED office on Aug 22

The MNS chief has also appealed the party workers and leaders to maintain peace on August 22, the day he has to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a case pertaining to..
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ED summons MNS chief Raj Thackeray and son of Sena leader in IL&FS default case

Raj to be questioned on Aug 22, Manohar Joshi's son Unmesh to appear again today
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IL&FS case: Raj Thackeray summoned by ED; MNS suspects political vendetta

MNS leader Sandeep Deshpande alleged political vendetta behind the move, adding that BJP was nervous as MNS chief Raj Thackrey was unifying Opposition parties against what he called as "Hitlershahi"..
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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena calls for deferred polls due to floods

Raj Thackeray had called for the state assembly elections to be postponed considering the floods in districts like Sangli and Kolhapur, which have affected and dispossessed lakhs of people
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Maharashtra polls: Opposition raises pitch on EVMs, bats for ballot papers

A clutch of opposition leaders, key among them state Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat, MNS president Raj Thackeray and NCP's Ajit Pawar, held a joint press conference here over the EVM issue. They..
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Congress ready to ally with MNS, says Eknath Gaikwad

Mumbai Congress working president Eknath Gaikwad said they were ready to ally with the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS).
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Gathering support against EVMs, Raj Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee; calls for return of ballot papers

The meeting between Mamata and Thackeray lasted for around half an hour.
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Have no expectations from HC, SC, EC on EVM issue: Raj Thackeray

Gathering support against EVMs, Raj Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata.
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Agreement with Congress on 240 Maharashtra Assembly seats: Sharad Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said his party and the Congress had come to an agreement on 240 of the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra, polls for which are scheduled for later this..
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New Maharashtra Congress chief for pact with MNS

Congress had opposed NCP plan to partner Raj Thackeray-led MNS for LS elections.
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Raju Shetti, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena to launch public movt against use of EVMs

Shetti says in his recent meeting with MNS chief Raj Thackeray, he had discussed the possibility of approaching the courts or launching a public movement against the use of EVMs
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Raj Thackeray asks EC to go back to using ballot paper for Maharashtra assembly polls

Raj had launched a surrogate campaign for the Congress and NCP by campaigning against the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Raj meets Sonia, fuels MNS-Congress tie-up talks for Maha elections

MNS leader Raj Thackeray met Sonia Gandhi of the Congress in New Delhi on Monday, a development that fuelled talk about alliances for the Maharashtra assembly election this year. Congress state unit..
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MNS chief Raj Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi, discusses EVM issue, Maharashtra political situation

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday met Congress parliamentary party leader Sonia Gandhi and discussed the issue of EVMs and the political situation in Maharashtra where..
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