Articles about Aaditya Thackeray

Aaditya Thackeray is an Indian politician from Maharashtra belonging to the Shiv Sena political party. Son of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and the grandson of Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray, he currently serves as the Cabinet Minister for Tourism, Environment and Climate Change, and Protocol in Maharashtra’s Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government. He is also an MLA in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from the constituency of Worli from where he contested the Maharashtra Assembly elections for the first time and won in 2019. Thackeray completed his BA (History) from St. Xavier's College and did his LLB from KC Law College in Mumbai. Though he became a lawyer by education, he is a poet by passion. He has been heading the Shiv Sena’s youth wing, Yuva Sena, since his appointment as its President in 2010, an event that marked his debut in politics. Since 2017, Thackeray has also been serving as the President of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA). In 2020, when CM Uddhav Thackeray appointed guardian ministers for the 36 districts of the state, Thackeray was given charge of the Mumbai Suburban district.

Income Tax raid on Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray's close aides

08 Mar 2022

Politics
Income Tax raid on Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray's close aides

The residence and offices of close aides of Maharashtra ministers Aaditya Thackeray and Anil Parab faced raids by the Income Tax Department.

Aaditya Thackeray gives Centre 3 suggestions to tackle Omicron surge

07 Dec 2021

Politics
Aaditya Thackeray gives Centre 3 suggestions to tackle Omicron surge

Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on Tuesday wrote to the Centre highlighting three suggestions to tackle the looming threat posed by the coronavirus variant called Omicron.

Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

17 Sep 2021

Mumbai
Mumbai: Fourteen workers injured as girder of under-construction flyover collapses

At least 14 workers were injured after a girder of an under-construction flyover at MTNL junction in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai collapsed early on Friday, civic officials said.

Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally

24 Jan 2021

India
Nashik farmers march to Mumbai for anti-farm law rally

Over 1,200 farmers from Maharashtra's Nashik headed to state capital Mumbai on Saturday in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Akshay files a Rs. 500 crore defamation suit against YouTuber

19 Nov 2020

Entertainment
Akshay files a Rs. 500 crore defamation suit against YouTuber

Actor Akshay Kumar has reportedly filed a defamation case against a YouTuber, who accused him of involvement in fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

26 Oct 2020

Entertainment
After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.

NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

26 Aug 2020

Politics
NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC

On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.

HRD Minister Pokhriyal justifies holding NEET, JEE examinations amid coronavirus

26 Aug 2020

India
HRD Minister Pokhriyal justifies holding NEET, JEE examinations amid coronavirus

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has finally waded into the controversy surrounding the impending NEET and JEE examinations, saying that the tests are being held due to "constant pressure from parents and students."

Wear masks, gloves; carry bottles: Guidelines for JEE, NEET released

25 Aug 2020

India
Wear masks, gloves; carry bottles: Guidelines for JEE, NEET released

Even as thousands of aspirants have been seeking the postponement of JEE and NEET examinations, in wake of coronavirus pandemic, the National Testing Agency released guidelines.

Father's second marriage wasn't acceptable to Sushant: Shiv Sena

10 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Father's second marriage wasn't acceptable to Sushant: Shiv Sena

In a condemnable development, Shiv Sena parliamentarian Sanjay Raut has said that while he has sympathies for Sushant Singh Rajput's father, KK Singh, he does not believe that the two shared good relations.

Conspiracy to link Aaditya Thackeray to SSR's death: Shiv Sena

05 Aug 2020

Politics
Conspiracy to link Aaditya Thackeray to SSR's death: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut on Wednesday claimed that there is a conspiracy to link the party leader and Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Coronavirus infected 57% slum-dwellers, 16% societies' residents in Mumbai: Survey

29 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus infected 57% slum-dwellers, 16% societies' residents in Mumbai: Survey

A sero-survey, conducted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in Mumbai to judge the extent of the spread of coronavirus, found that more people living in slums were exposed to the deadly virus than those staying in other areas.

Why was Ranvir Shorey detained by Mumbai Police

21 May 2020

Entertainment
Why was Ranvir Shorey detained by Mumbai Police

The Mumbai Police on Wednesday detained Bollywood actor Ranvir Shorey for eight hours and impounded his car, when his driver was taking a domestic staff to the hospital for a medical emergency.

Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council

14 May 2020

Politics
Maharashtra CM Thackeray, 8 others elected unopposed to Legislative Council

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.

Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

24 Jan 2020

India
Mumbai 24 hours: Malls, multiplexes plan to open 24x7 today

Several malls and multiplexes in Mumbai have decided to stay open 24x7 starting Friday.

Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

05 Jan 2020

Politics
Maharashtra portfolio allocated: Check full list of Ministers here

After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

30 Dec 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.

Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

25 Dec 2019

India
Sachin Tendulkar's 'X' security withdrawn; Aaditya Thackeray's upgraded to 'Z'

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra: After Governor denies extension, Sena approaches SC

12 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: After Governor denies extension, Sena approaches SC

Shiv Sena is hoping it governs Maharashtra, but it got a setback yesterday after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked it to present numbers before 7:30 pm.

Maha Crisis: Who will form the government now?

12 Nov 2019

Politics
Maha Crisis: Who will form the government now?

The stalemate over government formation in Maharashtra entered its 19th day on Tuesday, with the ball in NCP-Congress' court.

#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

12 Nov 2019

Politics
#MaharashtraCrisis: Sena fails to get numbers, governor moves towards NCP

Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena meets Governor, expresses willingness to form government

11 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena meets Governor, expresses willingness to form government

As the deadlock over the government formation in Maharashtra continues, Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray met with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari along with senior party leaders.

Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government

10 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: After Governor's invite, BJP says it can't form government

As the Maharashtra political impasse continues yet another day, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that it cannot form the government in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

10 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: BJP to discuss forming government; Sena, Congress shift MLAs

As Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Saturday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to "indicate the willingness and ability" to form government, a core group of the saffron party is set to meet today to discuss the invite.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena to drop 'wait-and-watch mode'

02 Nov 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena to drop 'wait-and-watch mode'

Amid the Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena stalemate in Maharashtra, the Shiv Sena reacted strongly to the demands of President's rule in the state.

Amid BJP-Sena standoff, farmer asks Governor to make him CM

01 Nov 2019

India
Amid BJP-Sena standoff, farmer asks Governor to make him CM

As the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra continues, a farmer from Beed district has written to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, asking to be Chief Minister.

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

31 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leaders meet Governor, amid tussle with BJP

On Thursday, a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

31 Oct 2019

Entertainment
Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

Ever since the results of recently-concluded Assembly polls in Maharashtra came out, there has been mystery over who will get the Chief Minister's seat.

Despite spat with Sena, Fadnavis may take oath this week

30 Oct 2019

Politics
Despite spat with Sena, Fadnavis may take oath this week

In Maharashtra, the crisis over government formation isn't ending, with Shiv Sena being adamant on its demand of rotational chief ministership. On the other hand, BJP is also firm it won't agree for a 50-50 deal.

There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

29 Oct 2019

Politics
There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

A consensus between bickering allies Shiv Sena and BJP seems like a far-fetched dream now.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray

28 Oct 2019

Politics
Here are some lesser-known facts about Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray

Immediately after the Maharashtra poll results were declared, it seemed the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would form the government.

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

28 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

In Maharashtra, the road to form the next government has been rocky, to say the least, as BJP and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads over power-sharing.

Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

25 Oct 2019

Politics
Poster referring to Aaditya Thackeray as future CM spotted

On Thursday, BJP and Shiv Sena managed to retain Maharashtra, by winning 161 out of 288 assembly seats.

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.

Maharashtra elections 2019: Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

19 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra elections 2019: Salman Khan's bodyguard Shera joins Shiv Sena

Just three days before the crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Bollywood actor Salman Khan's long-time aide Gurmeet Singh alias Shera joined the Shiv Sena on Friday, ANI reported.

Know the net worth of Shiv Sena scion Aaditya Thackeray

03 Oct 2019

Politics
Know the net worth of Shiv Sena scion Aaditya Thackeray

Young gun Aaditya Thackeray has formally stepped into the poll arena by filing his nomination from Worli assembly constituency of Maharashtra.

Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

30 Sep 2019

Politics
Modi and Shah finalize candidates for Haryana, Maharashtra elections

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.

Maharashtra education minister orders student's arrest for asking tough question

06 Jan 2019

India
Maharashtra education minister orders student's arrest for asking tough question

Maharashtra Education Minister and BJP leader Vinod Tawde has come under fire after he allegedly ordered the arrest of a student recording a video of him being unable to answer tough questions.

Mumbai: Public toilet worth Rs. 90L built at Marine Drive

02 Oct 2018

India
Mumbai: Public toilet worth Rs. 90L built at Marine Drive

A swanky and eco-friendly public toilet equipped with solar panel and vacuum technology to save water has come up at Marine Drive in South Mumbai.