Uddhav Thackeray: News

12 Jan 2023


India's longest sea bridge to open in Mumbai this year

After a decades-long wait, the "longest sea bridge in India" is finally set to open for vehicular traffic in Mumbai later this year.

17 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Sikh community objects to Shinde-led Shiv Sena faction's party symbol

Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde-led faction of the Shiv Sena—named Balasaheb's Shiv Sena—has found itself in the middle of a controversy as Sikh community leaders have objected to the party's newly allotted election symbol: two swords and a shield.

11 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Election Commission allots new names to both Shiv Sena factions

The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday allotted new names to both factions of the Shiv Sena—helmed by Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and his predecessor Uddhav Thackeray—before Mumbai's East Andheri Assembly seat bye-election.

Thackeray challenges ECI order freezing Sena symbol in Delhi HC

The Shiv Sena faction led by Uddhav Thackeray on Monday petitioned the Delhi High Court to overturn an Election Commission of India (ECI) order freezing the party's name and election symbol, reported PTI.

09 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

ECI freezes Shiv Sena symbol, asks factions to pick new

Four months into the bifurcation, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has barred both Uddhav Thackerey and Eknath Shinde factions of the Shiv Sena from using the party's bow and arrow symbol in the upcoming by-election in Maharashtra.

05 Oct 2022

Shiv Sena

Mumbai to witness 'Sena vs Sena' showdown amid Dussehra rallies

For the first time in 56 years, Mumbai is all set to witness two Shiv Sena Dussehra rallies as friends-turned-foes Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde fight to prove their respective factions the 'real' Sena.

Setback for Thackeray as 3,000 party workers join Shinde camp

In a severe blow for Shiv Sena chief and former Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, over 3,000 Shiv Sena workers from Mumbai's Worli area joined the Shinde camp on Sunday, according to India Today.

Supreme Court: Setback for Thackeray in 'real Shiv Sena' case

In a big blow for Uddhav Thackeray in his battle against Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to stop the Election Commission of India (ECI) from determining whose faction is the real Shiv Sena.

23 Sep 2022

Shiv Sena

HC nod to Thackeray's Sena faction for Dussehra rally

Amid a tug of war between the two factions of the Shiv Sena over conducting the Dussehra rally at Shivaji Park in central Mumbai, the Bombay High Court on Friday gave its order in favor of Uddhav Thackeray's camp of Shiv Sena.

Sena vs Sena: Thackeray-Shinde row now with 5-judge SC bench

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court will now decide who the "real" Shiv Sena is.

16 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: 'Break legs, will ensure bail,' says Shinde faction MLA

Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction has filed a police complaint against Prakash Surve, one of the Sena MLAs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, for his aggressive remarks at a recent event.

08 Aug 2022


Maharashtra: Cabinet expansion due this week, Fadnavis may get home

Sources have indicated that the cabinet expansion in Maharashtra is expected to take place this week following a series of meetings to resolve lingering issues that were delaying the move during a dispute over the state's Home Ministry.

SC asks EC not to decide on 'real' Shiv Sena

Former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction got immediate relief from the Supreme Court on Thursday.

Thackeray claims original Sena with him; Shinde camp denies defection

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Shiv Sena faction led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to redraft its response to petitions filed by the opposing Uddhav Thackeray group following the recent political turmoil in Maharashtra.

01 Aug 2022


Patra Chawl scam: Sanjay Raut sent to 4-day ED custody

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut was sent to four-day Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody on Monday.

30 Jul 2022


Without Gujaratis, no money will be left in Mumbai: Koshyari

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has sparked controversy by stating that if Gujaratis and Rajasthanis are moved from Maharashtra, particularly Mumbai and Thane, there will be no money left in the state and the state will cease to be the country's financial capital.

26 Jul 2022


'Use own parents' photos for votes': Uddhav Thackeray slams Shinde

Shiv Sena chief and ex-Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday slammed rebel leader and incumbent Chief Minister Eknath Shinde for bringing him down when he was hospitalized and could barely move.

Uddhav Thackeray challenges EC in SC over 'real Shiv Sena'

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court on Monday to challenge the Election Commission's (EC) proceedings to decide on the "real Shiv Sena."

23 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

'Prove majority': EC tells Thackeray, Shinde over Sena ownership battle

The power struggle for control of the Shiv Sena between Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde has entered a new phase in which both will have to provide documentary evidence to prove who would head the party.

21 Jul 2022


Who's ex-Mumbai top cop arrested in NSE phone tapping case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey in an illegal phone tapping case.

Larger bench to examine constitutional aspects of Sena conflict: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday said the petitions filed by the Shiv Sena and its breakaway faction raise several constitutional questions that require consideration by a larger bench.

20 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Gang, demanding Rs. 100 crore for minister post, busted

Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested four men, who allegedly demanded Rs. 100 crore from an MLA for a ministerial post in the newly-formed Maharashtra cabinet.

15 Jul 2022


Droupadi Murmu visits Mumbai; Thackerays not invited despite lending support

The BJP and the Shiv Sena faction headed by Chief Minister (CM) Eknath Shinde hosted an opulent reception for Droupadi Murmu, the NDA's presidential candidate, on Thursday in Mumbai.

12 Jul 2022


Shiv Sena to support NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu: Thackeray

A day after Shiv Sena legislators urged their leader Uddhav Thackeray to back the NDA presidential nominee Draupadi Murmu, the party on Tuesday implied it would support her.

08 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

Thackeray moves SC against governor inviting Shinde to form government

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction has filed a fresh petition in the Supreme Court, challenging Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's decision to invite Eknath Shinde to form the state government on June 30.

07 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

With new chief whip, Thackeray, Shinde face-off reaches Lok Sabha

The internal battle between the two Shiv Sena factions led by Uddhav Thackeray and Eknath Shinde, respectively, has now reached Parliament.

04 Jul 2022

Bal Thackeray

Thackeray camp moves SC over chief whip appointment by Speaker

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena faction moved the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday against Maharashtra Speaker Rahul Narvekar appointing Bharat Gogawale of the Eknath Shinde faction as the Chief Whip of the party.

04 Jul 2022


Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde-led government to face floor test today

After Sunday's big win with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Rahul Narvekar being elected as the Speaker of the Maharashtra Assembly, the Eknath Shinde-led government will face a floor test on Monday.

03 Jul 2022


Protest against Metro Car Shed in Aarey gains steam again

Protests erupted in Mumbai on Sunday against the new Maharashtra government's decision to shift the metro car shed project back to Aarey Colony.

03 Jul 2022

Shiv Sena

Who is Rahul Narwekar, the new Maharashtra Assembly Speaker?

The Maharashtra Assembly got a new Speaker on Sunday after standing at the heart of a political tempest over the last several weeks.

02 Jul 2022


This is not Sena CM: Thackeray removes Shinde from party

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray removed newly-elected CM and rebel Eknath Shinde as Shiv Sena leader for anti-party activities on Friday.

01 Jul 2022


Devendra Fadnavis 5th ex-Maharashtra CM to become 'junior' minister

In a dramatic turn of events, rebel Shiv Sena MLA Eknath Shinde took oath as the Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra on Thursday with former CM and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Devendra Fadnavis becoming his deputy.

Thackeray to SC: Restrict rebel MLAs from participating in assembly

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has petitioned the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the removal of rebel Shiv Sena MLAs from the assembly.

30 Jun 2022


'Kingmaker' to 'King' of Maharashtra: Meet CM Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde, the rebel Shiv Sena leader, has now become the next chief minister of Maharashtra with the backing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

30 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Eknath Shinde takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Fadnavis his deputy

Eknath Shinde on Thursday took oath as the Maharashtra chief minister, beginning his first term with a ceremony at which BJP leader and former CM Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as his deputy.

30 Jun 2022


Devendra Fadnavis: Lesser-known facts about Maharashtra's potential CM

As the Uddhay Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government finally toppled in Maharashtra, celebrations erupted in the Bharatiya Janata Party camp.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Amid the Maharashtra political crisis, know about floor test

Amid the political impasse in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari had asked the Uddhav Thackeray-led government to prove his majority on the floor of the House on Thursday.

Maharashtra: Fadnavis to announce next move as Uddhav resigns

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray offered prayers at a temple after his dramatic late-night resignation as Maharashtra chief minister (CM) after the Supreme Court (SC) refused to stay the floor test yesterday.

29 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena

SC to hear Shiv Sena's plea challenging floor test today

The Shiv Sena on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari's direction to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government to prove majority on Thursday.