Articles about Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS)

MNS workers defy ban to celebrate 'Dahi Handi' festival

31 Aug 2021

MNS workers defy ban to celebrate 'Dahi Handi' festival

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers celebrated the traditional Dahi Handi festival in Thane in Maharashtra and the neighboring Palghar district, even though the celebrations have been banned in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

'Taking orders from Taliban?': BJP on Maharashtra's Dahi Handi ban

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.

Mahira Khan takes up ZEE5 project, 'won't allow,' says MNS

19 May 2021

Mahira Khan takes up ZEE5 project, 'won't allow,' says MNS

Reiterating its stand, Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has announced that it will not let Mahira Khan or any other Pakistani artist work in India.

Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

07 Nov 2020

Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

A street vendor serving fast food was caught on camera mixing toilet water with 'pani puris' in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

19 Jan 2020

Falling panels, glitchy screens mar Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas's first commercial run

The much-anticipated Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express took its first commercial run on Sunday, two days after its inaugural run.

Say 'Pakistan Murdabad' and get 10% discount at this restaurant

21 Feb 2019

Say 'Pakistan Murdabad' and get 10% discount at this restaurant

The entire nation is still mourning the deaths of the CRPF jawans martyred in the Pulwama attack and people are expressing their anger in all sorts of ways.

#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs

19 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAftermath: MNS wants radio-stations to stop playing Pakistani singers' songs

Days after a deadly terror attack in Pulwama shook the nation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has asked radio stations to stop playing songs of singers from Pakistan.

#PulwamaAttack: T-Series removes Pakistani singers' songs from its YouTube channel

17 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: T-Series removes Pakistani singers' songs from its YouTube channel

In the wake of the horrific Pulwama attack that martyred 40 CRPF jawans, music and film production company T-Series has unlisted Pakistani singers' songs from its YouTube channel, which is YouTube's second-most followed channel.

After being offered front-row seats, 'Thackeray' director leaves premiere hall

25 Jan 2019

After being offered front-row seats, 'Thackeray' director leaves premiere hall

Controversy erupted on Thursday during the movie screening of Thackeray in Mumbai after director Abhijit Panse and his family were asked to sit in the front row.

#BiggBoss12: MNS threatens makers of violence if Tanushree enters show

04 Oct 2018

#BiggBoss12: MNS threatens makers of violence if Tanushree enters show

The ongoing controversy over Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment charges on Nana Patekar took a new turn after MNS workers threatened 'Bigg Boss 12' makers.

Congress may win in Maharashtra if BJP-Sena break ties: Minister

27 May 2018

Congress may win in Maharashtra if BJP-Sena break ties: Minister

The BJP is compelled to have an alliance with the Shiv Sena. If the alliance is broken, then the Congress could come to power in Maharashtra (after the next Assembly elections)," Maharashtra PWD minister and senior BJP leader Chandrakant Patil said.

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

22 Mar 2018

Mumbaikars, rejoice! Ola, Uber cabs to ply from tomorrow

After three harrowing no-cab days, Mumbaikars have something to cheer for.

MNS workers vandalize Gujarati signboards after Raj Thackeray's speech

19 Mar 2018

MNS workers vandalize Gujarati signboards after Raj Thackeray's speech

After a speech from their party chief, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers vandalized Gujarati signboards in front of at least six hotels on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad National Highway 8 yesterday night.

MNS workers target Gujarati signboards at shops in Thane

19 Mar 2018

MNS workers target Gujarati signboards at shops in Thane

Activists of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) have reportedly pulled down Gujarati signboards at some commercial establishments in Thane district of Maharashtra.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

19 Mar 2018

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls for 'Modi-mukt Bharat' by 2019

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the BJP-led NDA government and called for unity of Opposition parties and also a "Modi-mukt Bharat" by 2019.

Mumbai: Ground turns red as farmers converge for protest

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.

Balasaheb Thackeray: Remembering the tiger on his 92nd birth anniversary

23 Jan 2018

Balasaheb Thackeray: Remembering the tiger on his 92nd birth anniversary

The charismatic and limelight-loving Balasaheb Thackeray was a "true-blue" celebrity.

Shiv Sena joins MNS against Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

20 Dec 2017

Shiv Sena joins MNS against Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai'

Following the maximum booking of screens and multiplexes by the producers of the fillm 'Tiger Zinda Hai', MNS and Shiv Sena leaders have joined hands and said: "Our tiger is zindaa too".

MNS vandalizes Mumbai Congress office, terms it a 'surgical strike'

02 Dec 2017

MNS vandalizes Mumbai Congress office, terms it a 'surgical strike'

Raj: MNS corporators were paid Rs. 5cr to join Sena

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.

At MNS rally, Raj Thackeray attacks Modi on all fronts

05 Oct 2017

At MNS rally, Raj Thackeray attacks Modi on all fronts

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray took out a procession to the Western Railways headquarters at Churchgate, Mumbai to protest the stampede that occurred on the foot-over bridge of Elphinstone station claiming 23 lives.

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

30 Sep 2017

Raj Thackeray: Unless Mumbai local fixed, no bullet train

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray threatened the government's ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train by saying that "until the present infrastructure of local railways is made better, not a single brick will be allowed to be placed for bullet train in Mumbai."

Mumbai: MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls PM Modi "liar"

22 Sep 2017

Mumbai: MNS Chief Raj Thackeray calls PM Modi "liar"

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Chief, Raj Thackeray, called PM Narendra Modi a "liar" in his speech while launching his Facebook page in Mumbai.

Maharashtra- Junk food in school canteens banned

09 May 2017

Maharashtra- Junk food in school canteens banned

Sale of junk food in school canteens of Maharashtra has now been prohibited by the government.

MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

20 Apr 2017

MNS to ZARA: Stop selling clothes made in Pakistan

Workers from the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) forcefully entered the ZARA store located at Palladium Mall, Lower Parel.

Mumbai's new Mayor: Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

08 Mar 2017

Mumbai's new Mayor: Vishwanath Mahadeshwar

Vishwanath Mahadeshwar of the Shiv Sena has been elected as Mumbai's 76th mayor and is set to take charge from Snehal Ambekar. Winning 171 votes, he defeated Congress nominee Vithal Lokare who got only 31 votes.

BMC Polls: BJP won't contest mayoral polls

05 Mar 2017

BMC Polls: BJP won't contest mayoral polls

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis clarified that the BJP will not contest the Mayoral polls and has reportedly asked BJP corporators to vote for Shiv Sena nominees in the Mayoral and Deputy Mayoral polls.

BMC Elections: BJP considering outside support to Sena?

01 Mar 2017

BMC Elections: BJP considering outside support to Sena?

Sources said that after a meeting between PM Narendra Modi, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, and other leaders, BJP might decide to extend outside support to Shiv Sena, its former partner, to break the deadlock at the BMC.

Shiv-Sena BJP alliance on the cards after big wins?

24 Feb 2017

Shiv-Sena BJP alliance on the cards after big wins?

After the Shiv Sena emerged the single largest party in the BMC elections (84 seats), with the BJP just two seats lower, the estranged parties might have to join hands as both are far below the 114 needed to win power.

BMC Elections 2017: BJP stole the show

23 Feb 2017

BMC Elections 2017: BJP stole the show

BMC has declared results for 226 electoral wards out of 227.

BMC elections record Mumbai's highest voter turnout since 1992

22 Feb 2017

BMC elections record Mumbai's highest voter turnout since 1992

Mumbai registered its highest voter turnout in 25 years - 55.28% - in the recent BMC elections, with a hike of 6-7% than 1992.

What's happening in Mumbai?

09 Dec 2016

What's happening in Mumbai?

Ups and downs continue for the Maharshtra state government as they decided to extend the railway network till Murbad; however, the government also controversially hinted at withdrawing ambulance services at suburban railway stations in Mumbai.