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Athawale Urges BJP, Shiv Sena To Come Together For Maharashtra’s Development

Aug 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Union Minister Ramdas Athawale said the strained relationship between the two parties is hampering Maharashtra’s progress.

Ambani Bomb Scare Case: Raj Thackeray Seeks Centre's Intervention In Finding Truth

Mar 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The basic issue of who placed the explosives-laden vehicle and on whose instructions it was done needs to be found out, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief said.

Maharashtra Govt Reduces Security Of Ex-CM Fadnavis, BJP Says 'Vendetta Politics'

The state has also withdrawn the 'X' category security of former Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, who quit the party.

Have Found New Allies, But 'Saffron' Continues To Remain My Core: Uddhav Thackeray

Jan 24, 2020 PTI

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's remark also followed a barb from MNS chief Raj Thackeray, who, speaking at his party's function earlier in the evening, said 'I don't change the colour of my party to form the government.'

Raj Thackeray’s MNS Gets New Saffron Flag, Son Amit Inducted Into Party

Raj Thackeray unveiled the new flag, which in the centre bears a 'rajmudra' (royal seal used during the times of warrior King Shivaji), at the MNS's plenary meeting in suburban Goregaon.

30 September, 2019

'We Will Contest And Win In Maharashtra Polls': MNS Chief Raj Thackeray


Though the exact number of seats MNS will contest is not clear yet, the party sources indicated that it may be around 125 seats.

22 August, 2019

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Appears Before ED Today In IL&FS Money Laundering Case


MNS Chief Raj Thackeray has been summoned by the ED in connection with its probe into the alleged irregularities relating to loans and equity investment worth over Rs 450 crore by IL&FS in Kohinoor CTNL Infrastructure Company.

21 August, 2019

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Finds Unexpected Support From Estranged Cousin Uddhav In IL&FS Case


MNS chief Raj Thackeray has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with its probe into the alleged irregularities relating to loans and equity investment worth over Rs 450 crore by IL&FS in Kohinoor CTNL Infrastructure Company

21 August, 2019

MNS Activist Sets Himself Ablaze After ED Issues Notice To Party President Raj Thackeray

Outlook Web Bureau

The victim, identified as Pravin Chougule, suffered more than 70 per cent burns and succumbed to his injuries before he was admitted to a hospital in Kalwe town.

19 August, 2019

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray Summoned By ED In IL&FS Probe


The ED is investigating purported irregularities of the IL&FS's loan and investments worth over Rs 850 crore in the Joshi-owned Kohinoor CTNL, a realty firm which is building the Kohinoor Squares Tower in Dadar west.

02 August, 2019

Raising Concerns Over EVMs, Maharashtra Opposition Demands Use Of Ballot Paper Ahead Of Polls

Outlook Web Bureau

Prominent Opposition leaders in Maharashtra termed the Lok Sabha polls result as 'shocking' as they raised concern over the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs).

09 July, 2019

Raj Thackeray Meets Sonia Gandhi, Discusses EVMs, Maharashtra Politics

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Earlier in the day, Thackeray met Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and demanded the Assembly polls in the state, due later this year, be conducted through paper ballots instead of EVMs.

13 April, 2019

Raj Thackeray Slams PM Narendra Modi For Not Speaking On Jobs, Women's Safety, Farmers

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Raj Thackeray said removing BJP chief Amit Shah and Modi from the country's politics was of utmost importance.

17 February, 2019

Pulwama Attack: Raj Thackeray's Party Asks Music Companies To Drop Pakistan Singers

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In 2016, after the Uri attacks, the Raj Thackeray-led party had similarly set a 48-hour deadline for all Pakistani artists working in India to leave the country.

04 February, 2019

Shiv Sena Asks Govt To Save Anna Hazare's Life As His Fast Enters Sixth Day

Outlook Web Bureau

MNS chief Raj Thackeray and noted water conservationist Rajendra Singh on Monday met social activist Anna Hazare in Maharashtra.

07 January, 2019

Author Nayantara Sahgal Dropped From Lit Meet, Raj Thackeray Says ‘Not Against Inviting Her’

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The decision to withdraw the invitation to Sahgal (91), who was earlier at the forefront of the "award wapsi" campaign, was taken after a political outfit threatened to disrupt the function, the organisers said on Sunday.

13 November, 2018

Raj Thackeray Should Apologize To North Indians For Their Bullying Acts: Congress, BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Thackeray, known for a strident anti-migrant stand, would be attending a gathering of the Mahapanchayat Sangh, an organisation of North Indians living in Mumbai, in suburban Kandivali on December 2.

08 November, 2018

BJP Govt Killed Tigress Avni To Save Anil Ambani's Project, Says Raj Thackeray

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The killing of the tigress, officially known as T1, led to an outrage among animal lovers and wildlife organisation. Union minister Maneka Gandhi had lashed out at the Maharashtra government calling it a "ghastly murder".

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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