Aaditya Thackeray: News

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.

28 Jun 2022


Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde claims support of 50 Sena MLAs

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde on Tuesday claimed the support of 50 MLAs and said he would return to Mumbai from Guwahati soon.

28 Jun 2022


3 killed, 11 injured in Mumbai residential building collapse

Three people were killed and 11 others were injured when a wing of a four-story residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Kurla suburb around midnight, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control said on Tuesday.

28 Jun 2022


Rebel MLAs sold themselves for lakhs and crores: Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra Tourism Minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray claimed on Monday that 15 to 20 MLAs, who are in the Eknath Shinde-led rebel camp, are in touch with the party and want to come back to Mumbai from Guwahati.

26 Jun 2022

Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra: Y+ security cover for rebel Sena MLAs except Shinde

The Centre on Sunday granted Y+ category security cover to 15 dissident Shiv Sena MLAs, following reports of Shiv Sena workers vandalizing their offices and assets.

26 Jun 2022


Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde meets Devendra Fadnavis in Gujarat

Eknath Shinde, a rebel Shiv Sena MLA who has been camping in Guwahati with close to 50 other party legislators and independents, met with BJP leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday night in Gujarat's Vadodara, according to NDTV.

22 Jun 2022

Congress Party

Shinde revolted after spat over using Sena votes for Congress?

Two days after Eknath Shinde rebelled against Shiv Sena after an alleged altercation with his colleagues, party insiders claimed the quarrel over using additional votes for Congress candidates in the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) elections, which Shinde opposed, The Indian Express reported.

08 Mar 2022


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.

07 Dec 2021


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.

17 Sep 2021


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.

14 May 2020


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.

05 Jan 2020


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.

25 Dec 2019


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.

11 Nov 2019


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.

31 Oct 2019


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.

30 Oct 2019

Uddhav Thackeray

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.

29 Oct 2019


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.

28 Oct 2019


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.

25 Oct 2019


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.

03 Oct 2019

Shiv Sena

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.

06 Jan 2019


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.

02 Oct 2018


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.

11 Aug 2018


Why are Salman, Aaditya Thackeray on Mumbai Police's offenders' list?

Some of the so-called celebrities and known personalities, who earn in crores, have shown stinginess in not paying fines for breaking traffic rules.

07 May 2018


WHO calls Mumbai world's 4th most-polluted city, but Maharashtra denies

The May-2 WHO report that ranks Mumbai ahead of Beijing as fourth most polluted city globally, hasn't gone down well with Maharashtra government.

27 Apr 2018


Aaditya Thackeray seeks filling up of vacant-posts in Mumbai University

Congratulating Suhas Raghunath Pednekar on being appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Mumbai, Yuva Sena Chief Aaditya Thackeray on Friday sought the filling up of vacant posts at the university.

13 Mar 2018


Food, footwear, treatment, water: Mumbai's 'thank you' gifts for farmers

'If you ate today, thank a farmer,' the saying goes, and Mumbai followed.

12 Mar 2018


Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

Azad Maidan in south Mumbai turned into a sea of red Monday morning as thousands of Farmers, carrying red flags, converged after walking around 180 km under the blazing sun over the last six days.

11 Nov 2017


BEST introduces electric buses in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) introduced six much-awaited electric buses to its fleet on Friday. These buses intend to reduce pollution, aim to ease congestion and provide better connectivity.

10 May 2017


Mumbai Police to go bulletproof 9 years after 26/11

9 years ago when Anti-Terrorism Squad Chief Hemant Karkare went to take on the terrorists involved in 26/11, his bulletproof vest was no match for the terrorists' AK-47s.

08 Feb 2017

Uddhav Thackeray

Major disaster averted in repeat of 'sabotage' attempt

The motorman of the Pune-Santragachi Express averted a major disaster when he stopped the train immediately after hitting a 1.5-metre metal piece kept on the tracks at Kalamboli.

Thane girl at Donald Trump's inauguration

Oishika Neogi, a resident of Thane will be attending Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony.