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.
08 Mar 2022Politics
The residence and offices of close aides of Maharashtra ministers Aaditya Thackeray and Anil Parab faced raids by the Income Tax Department.
07 Dec 2021Politics
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.
17 Sep 2021Mumbai
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.
24 Jan 2021India
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.
19 Nov 2020Entertainment
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.
26 Oct 2020Entertainment
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.
26 Aug 2020Politics
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.
26 Aug 2020India
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."
25 Aug 2020India
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.
10 Aug 2020Entertainment
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.
05 Aug 2020Politics
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.
29 Jul 2020India
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.
14 May 2020Politics
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and eight others were elected unopposed to the state Legislative Council on Thursday.
24 Jan 2020India
Several malls and multiplexes in Mumbai have decided to stay open 24x7 starting Friday.
05 Jan 2020Politics
After causing much fuss, the Uddhav Thackeray-led government in Maharashtra announced the portfolio allocation for Cabinet Ministers and Ministers of State on Sunday.
30 Dec 2019Politics
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.
25 Dec 2019India
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar's security cover has been downgraded, an official said on Wednesday.
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.
Just when political pundits thought the crisis in Maharashtra will end on Monday, they were given another surprise.
11 Nov 2019Politics
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.
10 Nov 2019Politics
As the Maharashtra political impasse continues yet another day, the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that it cannot form the government in Maharashtra.
10 Nov 2019Politics
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.
02 Nov 2019Politics
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.
01 Nov 2019India
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.
31 Oct 2019Politics
On Thursday, a delegation of Shiv Sena leaders met the Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.
30 Oct 2019Politics
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.
29 Oct 2019Politics
A consensus between bickering allies Shiv Sena and BJP seems like a far-fetched dream now.
28 Oct 2019Politics
Immediately after the Maharashtra poll results were declared, it seemed the BJP-Shiv Sena alliance would form the government.
28 Oct 2019Politics
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.
25 Oct 2019Politics
On Thursday, BJP and Shiv Sena managed to retain Maharashtra, by winning 161 out of 288 assembly seats.
24 Oct 2019Politics
With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.
24 Oct 2019Politics
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.
19 Oct 2019Politics
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.
03 Oct 2019Politics
Young gun Aaditya Thackeray has formally stepped into the poll arena by filing his nomination from Worli assembly constituency of Maharashtra.
30 Sep 2019Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah met on Sunday to finalize the candidates for upcoming assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra.
06 Jan 2019India
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.
02 Oct 2018India
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.