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Bal Thackeray

Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Dec 18, 2021 Manash Ghosh

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.

Shiv Sena Founder Bal Thackeray's Statue Unveiled In Mumbai

Jan 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Today marks Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's 95th birth anniversary

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Bal Thackeray On His Birth Anniversary

Founder of Shiv Sena Bal Thackeray was unwavering when it came to upholding his ideals and worked tirelessly for the welfare of people, PM said

Sena-RPI-BJP Reunion Will Be Tribute To Bal Thackeray: Athawale

Nov 17, 2020 PTI

In the past too, the RPI-A leader has said the BJP and the Shiv Sena should come together again.

My Ideology Does Not Permit: Shiv Sena Leader Quits Over Alliance With NCP-Congress

Uddhav Thackeray is the Chief Ministerial nominee of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi comprising the Sena, NCP and Congress.

17 November, 2019

At Bal Thackeray's Memorial, Sena Workers Raise Slogans Against Fadnavis

Outlook Web Bureau

The relationship between Shiv Sena and BJP turned acrimonious over government formation in the state with the former demanding chief ministership.

17 November, 2019

Will Fulfil Promise Made To Bal Thackeray, Maharashtra CM Will Be From Shiv Sena: Sanjay Raut

Outlook Web Bureau

Leaders from across political sphere paid tributes to Bal Thackeray on his seventh death anniversary at Shivaji Park in Mumbai, today

04 November, 2019

Would BJP Be So 'Brave' If...: Sharad Pawar's Grand Nephew Jabs Saffron Party


In a Facebook post, he said that he respects Balasaheb Thackeray and questioned if the BJP would have been this 'brave' if the Shiv Sena founder were alive today.

28 September, 2019

'Promised Balasaheb To Make Shiv Sainik CM': Uddhav Thackeray Ahead Of Seat Deal Announcement

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Uddhav's statement comes against the backdrop of BJP top brass repeatedly stressing that incumbent Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis would helm the state once again.

24 January, 2019

Nawazuddin Siddiqui One Of Our Finest Actors, Roars Like A Tiger: Shoojit Sircar

Outlook Web Bureau

Film 'Thackeray' portrays how an Artist becomes a powerful political leader, says filmmaker Shoojit Sircar.

23 January, 2019

Maharashtra Cabinet Approves Rs 100 Crore For Bal Thackeray Memorial

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The decision was taken at a meeting of the cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

22 January, 2019

Mumbai, 'The City Of Dreams' Helps Outsiders Like Me Pen Their Success Stories: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Outlook Web Bureau

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's next release is 'Thackeray', a biopic on Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray who advocated the 'Maharashtra for Maharashtrians' plank in the late 1960s.

12 January, 2019

Biopic 'Thackeray' Gets Clearance From CBFC

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The Rajya Sabha MP denied the reports about the censor board objecting to certain scenes and dialogues that referred to the Babri Masjid demolition.

22 December, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Plays Bal Thackeray In Biopic, Watch Teaser

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking at the launch of a teaser of a film on Balasaheb Thackeray, he said making a movie on his father was difficult because it would not have a hero or a heroine.

16 October, 2017

Sonia Gandhi Was Upset That I Met Bal Thackeray During Presidential Poll Campaign: Pranab Mukherjee

Outlook Web Bureau

Revealing this in his book "The Coalition Years", Mukherjee said he had met Thackeray on the advice of Sharad Pawar of the NCP, a part of the Congress-led UPA-II government.

14 July, 2017

Mumbai Teenager Booked For Anti-Bal Thackeray Comment On Social Media

Outlook Web Bureau

Bal Thackeray's friend had put a photo of him and had written a post praising the late leader’s stand against terrorism, Shaikh (17) commented with abuses...

22 March, 2017

Babri Masjid Demolition: SC Adjourns Hearing On CBI Plea To Revive Conspiracy Charges Against Leaders, Including Advani

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The court refused to heed LK Advani’s counsel’s request to put off the hearing by four weeks.

29 January, 2015

Mumbai Musings

Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

Sharad Pawar is all set to host Modi at an "all-important" function in Baramati on February 14.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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