Uddhav Thackeray: News

11 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'Join NDA': PM Modi advises Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) founder Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray to join the Bhartiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

21 Apr 2024

Amit Shah

Thackeray's Sena receives notice for theme song mentioning Goddess Bhavani

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a notice to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena over the use of the word "Bhavani" in the party's newly released theme song.

09 Apr 2024

Sharad Pawar

Maharashtra: MVA announces seat distribution for Lok Sabha elections

The Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) on Tuesday unveiled its seat-sharing agreement for the Lok Sabha elections.

03 Apr 2024

Sanjay Nirupam

Congress's action against Sanjay Nirupam for remarks against INDIA ally 

The Maharashtra division of the Congress is reportedly preparing a proposal to expel party leader Sanjay Nirupam, following his recent controversial remarks about ally Shiv Sena (UBT).

27 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Break alliance with Uddhav Thackeray's Sena in Maharashtra: Congress leader 

Trouble appears to be brewing among the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) alliance partners in Maharashtra.

27 Mar 2024

Shiv Sena (UBT)

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Shiv Sena (UBT) releases first list

The Shiv Sena (UBT) on Wednesday released its first list of 16 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

19 Mar 2024

Bal Thackeray

2024 polls: BJP may ally with Raj Thackery, say reports

The Bharatiya Janata Party is in talks with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Raj Thackeray to explore a potential alliance in Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Maharashtra: BJP, allies resolve deadlock, Ajit's NCP gets 4 seats

The Mahayuti alliance in Maharashtra—led by the Bharatiya Janata Party—has likely reached a new settlement in its seat-sharing talks for the 2024 general elections.

10 Mar 2024

Congress Party

Maharashtra: Congress, Shiv Sena (UBT) confront over Mumbai Northwest seat

Cracks seemed to have emerged in the opposition Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc in Maharashtra ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

09 Feb 2024

Mumbai

Who was 'Mauris Bhai'? Man who shot Shiv Sena leader

Abhishek Ghosalkar, former corporator of Shiv Sena (UBT), was shot dead in Mumbai during a Facebook live on Thursday, allegedly by his old rival Mauris Noronha, who later shot himself fatally.

17 Jan 2024

Eknath Shinde

HC notice to Maharashtra Speaker, others on Shinde faction's pleas

Bombay High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narwekar and the 14 MLAs of the Uddhav Thackeray faction on petitions filed by the Eknath Shinde faction of the Shiv Sena.

10 Jan 2024

Shiv Sena

Eknath Shinde faction is real Shiv Sena: Maharashtra speaker

The Speaker of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Rahul Narwekar, ruled on Wednesday that the Eknath Shinde-led faction was the real Shiv Sena when rival factions of the party emerged in June 2022.

01 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Only devotees of Ram invited: Ram Mandir priest slams Thackeray

Acharya Satyendra Das, the head priest of Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Temple or Ram Mandir, slammed Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray after he claimed he was not invited to the temple's consecration ceremony on January 22.

Amid MP suspensions, INDIA to hold 4th meeting in Delhi 

At a time when over 140 opposition MPs have been suspended from the Parliament, the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) is convening a crucial meeting in New Delhi.

01 Nov 2023

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Maratha quota protests intensify; two youths climb mobile tower 

Two individuals climbed a 300-foot mobile tower in Dharashiv, Maharashtra, on Wednesday, refusing to descend until their reservation demands are addressed.

09 Oct 2023

Ajit Pawar

SC to hear NCP plea on rebels' disqualification on Friday

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) faction on Friday.

11 Sep 2023

Ram Mandir

BJP invokes Bal Thackeray on Uddhav's 'Godhra 2' remark

Shiv Sena (UBT) chief and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has sparked a controversy by suggesting a "Godhra-like" situation could occur after the Ram Temple's inauguration in Ayodhya in 2024.

01 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

Key agendas of INDIA bloc's day-2 meeting in Mumbai

Leaders of around 28 different opposition political parties participated in the day-one meeting of the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) bloc in Mumbai on Thursday to chalk out a roadmap for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

14 Aug 2023

Ajit Pawar

Sharad Pawar-Ajit Pawar meeting ahead of INDIA talks triggers row 

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's meeting with his uncle and Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday has sparked a fresh political row in the state.

19 Jul 2023

Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra: Thackeray meets Ajit Pawar day after opposition alliance talks

Maharashtra's former Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met former ally and Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on Wednesday.

'Jeetega Bharat': Opposition finalizes tagline after alliance name

After announcing the alliance name "INDIA," the opposition parties have finalized "Jeetega Bharat" (India will win) as their coalition's tagline.

14 Jul 2023

Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena MLAs disqualification: SC issues notice to Maharashtra speaker

The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar after Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MLA Sunil Prabhu filed a petition asking Narwekar to expedite the decision on the disqualification of the rebel MLAs.

Maharashtra: BJP leader calls Uddhav Thackeray 'chief of hijras'

The political battle in Maharashtra intensified further on Tuesday as Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Nitesh Narayan Rane called former chief minister Uddhav Thackeray the "chief of hijras (eunuchs)."

08 Jul 2023

Eknath Shinde

Maharashtra: 54 MLAs get 7-day deadline to avoid disqualification 

Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Rahul Narwekar on Saturday reportedly issued notices to 54 MLAs—including 40 from the Shiv Sena led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and 14 legislators of the Shiv Sena (UBT)—seeking their response to disqualification petitions against them.

04 Jul 2023

Sharad Pawar

Mumbai to witness 'Pawar v/s Pawar' showdown on Wednesday

Mumbai is all set to witness a show of strength from two factions of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). The uncle-nephew duo of Sharad Pawar and Ajit Pawar convened meetings of all party legislators on Wednesday to garner support for the respective factions.

Probe PM CARES Fund: Uddhav Thackeray hits out at ED

Shiv Sena (UBT) supremo Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday reportedly lashed out at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for taking action against his close aides in the alleged jumbo COVID-19 facility scam.

23 Jun 2023

Mumbai

Mumbai COVID-19 scam: ED seizes valuables worth Rs. 3 crore

In the raids conducted in an alleged money laundering case linked to the Mumbai COVID-19 scam case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs. 68.65 lakh in cash along with jewelry worth Rs. 2.46 crore.

BMC demolishes 'illegal' Shiv Sena (UBT) office, party workers protest

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday demolished an "unauthorized" and "illegal" office of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) in Bandra East, Mumbai.

Mumbai COVID-19 field hospital scam: ED raids Thackeray's, Raut's aides

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday raided 15 locations in Mumbai and surrounding areas in an alleged money laundering case linked to the COVID-19 field hospital scam case.

20 Jun 2023

Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (UBT) seeks UN recognition for 'World Traitors Day'

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday petitioned the United Nations to declare June 20 as "World Traitors Day" to mark the treachery on the original Shiv Sena by Eknath Shinde—now the Maharashtra Chief Minister—and 40 other MLAs.

30 May 2023

Shiv Sena

22 MLAs, 9 MPs may quit Shiv Sena: Thackeray's mouthpiece

The Shiv Sena (UBT), led by Uddhav Thackeray, has claimed that 22 MLAs and nine Lok Sabha MPs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena were unhappy with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and could resign from the party.

24 May 2023

Mumbai

Ex-Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi critically ill, in partial coma

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Manohar Joshi's condition continues to be critical, a statement by Mumbai's PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre said on Wednesday.

24 May 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Delhi ordinance row: Uddhav Thackeray assures support to Arvind Kejriwal

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray met Delhi CM and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal in Mumbai on Wednesday and assured him of support in his battle against the Centre's ordinance to control Delhi's bureaucracy.

23 May 2023

Mumbai

Ex-Maharashtra CM Manohar Joshi hospitalized due to brain tumor complications

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Manohar Joshi was rushed to the PD Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, after he reportedly complained of feeling uneasy on Monday night.

16 May 2023

Ajit Pawar

Disqualification of 16 MLAs won't topple Maharashtra government: Ajit Pawar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar has remarked the disqualification of 16 MLAs from the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly would not actually topple CM Eknath Shinde's government.

11 May 2023

Shiv Sena

Can't restore Thackeray government: SC on Shiv Sena rift

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it cannot restore the Uddhav Thackeray government in Maharashtra as Thackeray stepped down from the post without facing a floor test.

05 May 2023

Mamata Banerjee

Mission 2024: Kejriwal, Thackeray, Banerjee, Pawar to attend opposition meeting

A pivotal meeting between opposition leaders is set to take place in Patna in the third week of May after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee proposed it to her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, according to reports.

28 Apr 2023

Shiv Sena

SC junks transfer of Shiv Sena's assets to Shinde faction

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a petition seeking a direction to the Maharashtra government to transfer the assets of the Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) to the faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.

24 Apr 2023

Sanjay Raut

Elections can happen any time, prepared for it: Uddhav Thackeray

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has said that elections in the state could happen at any time now and asserted his party, Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), was prepared for it.

18 Apr 2023

Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra: NCP's Ajit Pawar rubbishes reports of him joining BJP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar on Tuesday rejected reports of him planning to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with 40 MLAs as just rumors.

17 Apr 2023

Eknath Shinde

11 die due to heat stroke at Maharashtra award event 

In an absolutely shocking incident, the "Maharashtra Bhushan" award event on Sunday in Navi Mumbai turned tragic after at least 11 people died and nearly 50 others were hospitalized after they suffered heat stroke during the ceremony, NDTV reported.

08 Apr 2023

Ajit Pawar

Maharashtra: Political crisis looms as NCP's Ajit Pawar, MLAs missing 

Maharashtra seems to be on the verge of yet another political crisis after Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar and seven party MLAs reportedly went missing.

01 Mar 2023

Maharashtra

'Follow what we say,' Shinde group warns Thackeray's MLAs

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction issued a veiled warning to the MLAs associated with Uddhav Thackeray group, saying action would be taken against those who refuse to obey.

26 Feb 2023

Maharashtra

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena's Shinde faction-BJP, MVA lock horns in bypolls

Amid the ongoing political conflict between CM Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction and Uddhav Thackeray's group in Maharashtra, voting for Kasba Peth and Pimpri Chinchwad Assembly bypolls began on Sunday.

Setback for Thackeray; Shiv Sena symbol to stay with Shinde   

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Election Commission of India's (ECI) decision to award the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led faction.

21 Feb 2023

Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam spotted at Mumbai airport after manhandling saga

Singer Sonu Nigam is in the headlines after he was manhandled at a concert on Monday. The famous Bollywood singer was performing at a concert in Chembur when a man (identified to be a local MLA's son) manhandled the singer's team.

Supreme Court to hear Thackeray's plea against ECI order tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear Uddhav Thackeray's petition against the Election Commission of India (ECI) order recognizing Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena.

21 Feb 2023

Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam attacked at concert; Shiv Sena MLA's son booked

Popular playback singer Sonu Nigam and his team were allegedly attacked by a politician's son during a concert in Mumbai's Chembur area. The episode reportedly took place on Monday night, leaving one injured.

20 Feb 2023

Eknath Shinde

Shiv Sena row: Thackeray likely readying online battle with Shinde

Is Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction preparing for a new online battle with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's group after losing the party name and symbol following the Election Commission of India's (ECI) order?

20 Feb 2023

Shiv Sena

'Mogambo Khush Hua': Thackeray targets Shah over Shiv Sena row

After the Election Commission of India (ECI) allotted the Shiv Sena's name and symbol to Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, ex-CM Uddhav Thackeray hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday, accusing it of "stealing" his father's legacy.

Thackeray to move SC after losing Shiv Sena name, symbol

Uddhav Thackeray is set to approach the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to seek a stay on an order by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday, ruling the faction headed by Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde as the "real Shiv Sena."

19 Feb 2023

Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena name, symbol sold for Rs. 2,000cr: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) MP Sanjay Raut alleged on Sunday that a Rs. 2,000 crore transaction took place to buy the name and "bow and arrow" symbol of the Shiv Sena.

18 Feb 2023

Shiv Sena

Uddhav Thackeray loses Shiv Sena's name, symbol to Eknath Shinde

The battle over the claim of being the "real" Shiv Sena between the party's two factions has taken a new turn.

12 Feb 2023

Droupadi Murmu

President Murmu accepts Koshyari's resignation, Ramesh Bais appointed Maharashtra governor

President Droupadi Murmu appointed Ramesh Bais as the new governor of Maharashtra on Sunday after accepting the resignation of Bhagat Singh Koshyari from the post.

23 Jan 2023

Shiv Sena

BMC polls: Thackeray announces alliance with Ambedkar's grandson's party VBA

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday announced an alliance between his faction of the Shiv Sena and Prakash Ambedkar's party Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi (VBA).