Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: News

18 Apr 2022

Marathi Cinema

'Sher Shivraj': First Marathi movie trailer gets launched in metaverse

Metaverse is slowly finding its place in the mainstream entertainment world.

15 Sep 2020

Yogi Adityanath

How can Mughals be heroes, asks Adityanath; renames Agra museum

The under-construction Mughal museum in Uttar Pradesh city Agra will be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on orders of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his office said in a statement on Monday.

09 Jun 2020


Police complaint filed against Payal Rohatgi (again!) over controversial tweet

A police complaint has been filed against actor and model Payal Rohatgi for promoting enmity on the grounds of religion and disturbing communal harmony.

08 Jan 2020


Police complaint filed against Akshay Kumar over controversial TV ad

Despite his perpetually joyful ride at the box-office, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar often finds himself embroiled in one controversy after the other.

15 Dec 2019


Payal Rohatgi arrested by Rajasthan Police for defaming Nehru family

Actress and model Payal Rohatgi has been arrested by Rajasthan Police for allegedly defaming the family of late politicians Motilal Nehru and Jawaharlal Nehru and other prominent Congress party leaders.

23 Nov 2019


NCP doesn't support Ajit Pawar backing BJP: Sharad Pawar

In a dramatic turn of events, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and NCP's Ajit Pawar were sworn in as Maharashtra Chief Minister and Deputy CM respectively on Saturday.

19 Nov 2019

Deepika Padukone

'Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior' trailer is powerful and promising

Just two weeks after the trailer of Ashutosh Gowarikar's upcoming historical war drama Panipat was heavily bashed for poor acting (looking at you, Arjun Kapoor), and its "similarities" to old Bhansali films, the trailer of another movie of same genre, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has dropped.

13 Nov 2019


Maharashtra: What divorce? Uddhav hints BJP option is still open

In the great circus of Indian politics, no one is a permanent enemy or friend. Relationships change at the drop of a hat, and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray proved the same yesterday.

08 Nov 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

#BoycottKBC trends over inaccurate reference to Chhatrapati Shivaji; Sony apologizes

Sony TV on Friday issued an apology after the hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati drew criticism over the manner in which it referenced the Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Wednesday's episode.

25 Oct 2019


Maharashtra: After assembly results, Shiv Sena takes jibe at BJP

Before Maharashtra polls, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis predicted that the combination of BJP and Shiv Sena would win 200+ seats out of the 288.

24 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

NCP deserter loses Satara, Sharad Pawar is happy

Satara Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra has garnered a lot of attention today, courtesy the election results.

09 Jul 2019


Amid Karnataka crisis, why this Mumbai hotel took the spotlight

As the Karnataka government reels under a string of resignations from MLAs of the ruling Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress coalition, an upscale hotel in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex took centerstage.

05 Jun 2019


Payal Rohtagi calls Chhatrapati Shivaji 'shudra', sparks controversy, apologizes

Actress Payal Rohtagi seems to have gone into an overdrive to dissect history, draw her own conclusions, and then land in controversies.

02 Apr 2019


BMC assistant-engineer arrested for foot-overbridge collapse; second arrest till now

An assistant engineer of Mumbai's civic body was arrested yesterday in connection with last month's foot overbridge (FOB) collapse at CSMT station that had left six persons dead, police said.

16 Mar 2019


BMC brings down remaining part of damaged overbridge

Civic body authorities yesterday brought down the remaining part of the foot-over-bridge (FOB), a major portion of which had collapsed Thursday evening, killing six persons and injuring over 30 others.

29 Jan 2019

Narendra Modi

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

12 Oct 2018


Athawale demands Mumbai Central Railway station be renamed after Ambedkar

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale today demanded the Mumbai Central railway station be renamed after Dalit icon and social reformer Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar.

06 Jul 2018


BJP MP slams Riteish Deshmukh for photos near Shivaji statue

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh came under fire from BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati for clicking photos near the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the Raigad fort near Mumbai.

20 Mar 2018


Mumbai: 11 cops injured in stone-pelting by students; 2 arrested

As many as 11 personnel of the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) suffered injuries in stone pelting today by the agitating students demanding jobs in railways.

07 Mar 2018


Maharashtra government reduced the height of Shivaji statue, alleges Congress

Maharashtra government has reduced the height of warrior Shivaji's statue, to be constructed off Mumbai coast, alleged opposition Congress party and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

21 Jan 2018


Railways may introduce "dynamic fares" for luxury Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express

India's first "ultra-luxury" train -the Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express- had become a hit with travelers after its launch in May'17.

21 Sep 2017

Devendra Fadnavis

Shivaji Memorial in Arabian Sea: IIT-Bombay to study lowest project-bid

Maharashtra Government approached the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay for a third-party audit of the lowest bid of Rs. 3,826cr from L&T for Phase-I of Shivaji Memorial project in the Arabian Sea.

27 Dec 2016


Mumbai- its more than a city, its a character!

State government has formed a panel to conserve the forts built by Shivaji, in the state.

News that will matter to Mumbai and Mumbaikars

Mumbai is set to witness a grand celebration on the eve of bhoomipoojan ceremony of Shivaji memorial.

23 Dec 2016


BJP's plans to woo the Maratha community

In efforts to pacify the Maratha community, the BJP has grand plans for the bhoomipujan ceremony of the Rs.3,600 crore Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial which is going to be built in the Arabian Sea.

03 Nov 2016


Marathas rise against threat to social order

Analysts say a majority of the Marathas have come to believe that the changing social order in Maharashtra could affect their social standing.

17 Oct 2016


Ongoing Maratha protests draw support from other communities

In continuation of their ongoing-protests, the Marathas led another massive rally in Thane, Maharashtra. The women-led rally was attended by roughly ten lakh people.

03 Oct 2016


Marches led by Marathas draw Raj Thackeray's support

Raj Thackeray, chief of Maharasthra Navnirman Sena, has praised the protest marches being taken out by the Marathas across the state of Maharashtra.