Articles about Ashish Shelar
Ashish Shelar is a lawyer, social activist, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician, and a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from Parle College and did his LLB from GJ Advani Law College, graduating in 1995. A Swayamsevak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since school days, Shelar went on to work with the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and later joined the BJP. He has held key positions in the party’s state unit as the president of the Mumbai Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), president of the North West Mumbai district BJP, and as president of the Mumbai BJP. Shelar was elected as a Municipal Corporator from Khar suburb, Mumbai. He was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council between 2012 and 2014 and was elected from the Vandre West constituency in the 2014 State Assembly elections. Shelar retained his seat in the 2019 Maharashtra elections.
30 Aug 2021
'Taking orders from Taliban?': BJP on Maharashtra's Dahi Handi ban
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday slammed the Maharashtra government for banning the popular "Dahi Handi" celebrations on Janmashtami.
05 Jul 2021
Maharashtra: 12 BJP MLAs suspended for allegedly abusing Assembly Speaker
Twelve MLAs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been suspended from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for one year for allegedly abusing the presiding officer Bhaskar Jadhav.
05 Sep 2020
NCW chief demands Sena MLA's arrest for threatening Kangana
National Commission For Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma has called for the immediate arrest of Shiv Sena MLA, Pratap Sarnaik, for threatening actor Kangana Ranaut.
16 Jan 2020
Maharashtra Home Minister vows action against professor for criticizing RaGa
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday said the Mumbai University professor, who spoke against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, will face action.
10 Jan 2020
Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive
Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.
10 Jan 2020
"Promotional strategy": BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma on Deepika's JNU visit
This week, Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone stunned everyone by turning up at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to lend solidarity towards protesting students.
30 Oct 2018
Mumbai: Massive fire in Bandra slum; no casualties so far
A massive fire broke out at a slum in Mumbai's Bandra suburb today morning.
14 Sep 2018
Mumbai: Amit Shah, wife offer prayers to Lord Ganesh
BJP President Amit Shah today offered prayers to Lord Ganesh at various places in Mumbai as part of the ongoing 10-day Ganesh festival.
21 Jun 2018
Need to include yoga in school-curriculum to create healthy-nation: Naidu
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today stressed on the need to include Yoga in school curriculum to 'create a healthy nation'.
06 Apr 2018
BJP Foundation Day: Chief Amit Shah addresses rally, mocks Rahul
BJP president Amit Shah today addressed about 3L party workers at a mega rally in Mumbai to mark BJP's 38th foundation day. This grand event kick-starts its campaign and aims to energize cadres for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
27 Feb 2018
Due to absence of Marathi translation, Opposition boycotts Governor's speech
In a huge embarrassment to Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Opposition parties yesterday staged a walk-out during Governor C Vidyasagar Rao's speech as there was no Marathi translation available.
06 Feb 2018
Azaan controversy: LeT planning the assassination of Sonu Nigam?
In a shocking turn of events, singer Sonu Nigam and two BJP MLAs namely Ram Kadam and Ashish Shelar, have been issued advisory of threat.
31 Oct 2017
Mumbai: New foot over-bridge at Elphinstone Road station by February'18
Beginning March 2018, it will be a lot safer for Mumbaikars to use the Elphinstone Road station, where 23 people were killed in a stampede on September 29.
16 Oct 2017
Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena
Attacking Shiv Sena, MNS' Raj Thackeray made a sensational claim that six MNS corporators who had defected to the Sena last week were paid Rs. 5cr each.
09 Aug 2017
Maratha protests reignite today, lakhs expected at Mumbai silent march
On the first anniversary of last year's silent Maratha Kranti Morcha in Aurangabad which triggered a series of protests across Maharashtra, the community is holding its "biggest" rally in Mumbai today.
06 Mar 2017
TV anchor complained about SpiceJet, alleges being threatened
TV-anchor Karan Ambardar alleged that he and his wife were "forcefully" made to wait on the Mumbai's airport aerobridge for more than an hour, after he complained about the quality of food in the flight.