Bal Thackeray

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Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies

09 Dec 2019

Maharashtra: Fadnavis' wife Amruta calls Sena 'hypocrite', Priyanka Chaturvedi replies

Erstwhile allies, and now feuding parties, Shiv Sena and BJP are leaving no chance to slam one another publicly.

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

03 Dec 2019

Modi proposed BJP-NCP alliance in Maharashtra, claims Sharad Pawar

With the Maharashtra political drama settled, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed "working together."

After BJP-Shiv Sena tiff, Fadnavis pays tribute to Bal Thackeray

17 Nov 2019

After BJP-Shiv Sena tiff, Fadnavis pays tribute to Bal Thackeray

Setting aside his differences with the Shiv Sena, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday attended party founder Bal Thackeray's memorial event.

Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues

27 Oct 2019

Maharashtra government formation in limbo as Sena, BJP's showdown continues

When Assembly results were declared for Maharashtra and Haryana on Thursday, it seemed BJP would easily form a government in the former state.

Know the net worth of Shiv Sena scion Aaditya Thackeray

03 Oct 2019

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.

After PM Modi, Mayawati to have a biopic on her?

28 Mar 2019

After PM Modi, Mayawati to have a biopic on her?

It's raining biopics on politicians in Bollywood these days.

Kangana's 'Manikarnika', Siddiqui's 'Thackeray' leaked online by Tamilrockers

26 Jan 2019

Kangana's 'Manikarnika', Siddiqui's 'Thackeray' leaked online by Tamilrockers

Is there an end to piracy?

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

22 Jan 2019

Rs. 100 crore approved to build Bal Thackeray's sea-facing memorial

The Maharashtra Cabinet today approved Rs. 100 crore for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray.

Despite being Muslim, Nawazuddin is fine being 'Thackeray'. Here's why

18 Jan 2019

Despite being Muslim, Nawazuddin is fine being 'Thackeray'. Here's why

After winning hearts with his exemplary portrayal of Urdu iconoclast Saadat Haasan Manto, Nawazuddin Siddiqui is back with Thackeray, and the movie looks exceptional.

#PMNarendraModi first look: Vivek Oberoi looks unconvincing as PM Modi

07 Jan 2019

#PMNarendraModi first look: Vivek Oberoi looks unconvincing as PM Modi

It's raining biopics in Bollywood these days.

Producer Sanjay Raut wants 'Thackeray' uncensored like Balasaheb Thackeray

28 Dec 2018

Producer Sanjay Raut wants 'Thackeray' uncensored like Balasaheb Thackeray

Thackeray released its first trailer on December 26 and offered a look at the rise of Balasaheb Thackeray and his actions while in power as founder and head of the Shiv Sena party.

'Thackeray' trailer reveals the leader's power, but film faces censorship

26 Dec 2018

'Thackeray' trailer reveals the leader's power, but film faces censorship

Thackeray released its first trailer today, December 26, after much anticipation among fans following the two teasers that gave them a peek into the life of Balasaheb Thackeray, the leader on whom the film is based.

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

10 Sep 2018

Babri Masjid demolition case: SC seeks report from trial judge

The Supreme Court on Monday asked a sessions judge of Lucknow court on how he intends to finish the trial in the Babri Masjid demolition case within the April'19 deadline.

Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam

14 Aug 2018

Irony much! Don Arun Gawli, murder convict, tops Gandhian-thought exam

Keeping in sync with his Gandhi topi, underworld don-turned-politician Arun Gawli has now become an expert of Gandhian philosophy by topping an exam on the same.

In January'19, Kangana and Hrithik will clash at box-office

21 Jul 2018

In January'19, Kangana and Hrithik will clash at box-office

Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan's affair (if one can call it that) has already consumed a lot of time of Bollywood journalists.

Balasaheb tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, we've had enough: Uddhav

26 May 2018

Balasaheb tolerated BJP's misdeeds, I won't, we've had enough: Uddhav

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said his father, Bal Thackeray, tolerated BJP's "misdeeds", but they've had enough of it and he would not tolerate it.

6 incredible Indian political jodis - Guess who's on top?

25 May 2018

6 incredible Indian political jodis - Guess who's on top?

Politics is futile without relationships, some honest while many superficial.

5 actors who will portray politicians this year

15 Mar 2018

5 actors who will portray politicians this year

The Indian entertainment industry has often refrained from making films and shows on the lives of politicians in order to avoid controversies.

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

22 Feb 2018

Re-building bonds? Amitabh Bachchan starts following Congress leaders on Twitter

Is superstar Amitabh Bachchan getting close to the Congress once again? Speculations have abounded since social media users noticed he recently started following many party leaders on Twitter.

In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

19 Jul 2017

In parliament, MP Naresh Agarwal links Hindu gods with alcohol

There was uproar in Parliament after Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agarwal seemed to link Hindu gods with alcohol.

Youth arrested under Section 66A for Yogi Adityanath's morphed image

25 Mar 2017

Youth arrested under Section 66A for Yogi Adityanath's morphed image

22-year-old Rahat Khan of Greater Noida was arrested for allegedly posting morphed images of Yogi Adityanath on Facebook.

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

19 Mar 2017

Who is Yogi Adityanath?

The BJP's choice of hardball Hindutva advocate Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of UP has raised quite an uproar across India with liberals asking "Why?" and Hindu nationalists retorting "Why not?".

Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

02 Feb 2017

Section 295A: Regulating speech that offends religious sentiments

Hate speech in India is prohibited under several sections of various laws.

Access free Wi-Fi in these spots in Mumbai

24 Jan 2017

Access free Wi-Fi in these spots in Mumbai

Maharashtra CM had tweeted, "Happy to dedicate Phase 1 of #MumbaiWiFi. From this instance, 500 hotspots to go live across various locations. #MumbaiWiFi is India's largest Public WiFi services."

Mumbai, the city that keeps marching ahead

06 Dec 2016

Mumbai, the city that keeps marching ahead

Thousands of students across Mumbai University colleges will now have free Wi-Fi on campus.

India to trace tax evaders through Swiss banks

28 Nov 2016

India to trace tax evaders through Swiss banks

India is said to have sent 20 administrative assistance requests to Switzerland seeking details of Indians misusing their Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes.

Switzerland to share information on Indian account holders

23 Nov 2016

Switzerland to share information on Indian account holders

In a major move to counter the rising black money menace, India inked a pact with Switzerland to automatically divulge information on Indian account holders.

What is happening in Mumbai today?

18 Nov 2016

What is happening in Mumbai today?

High court asked the Enforcement Directorate to file status report on NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal's money laundering case.

What made news last week?

03 Oct 2016

What made news last week?

India's "surgical strike" inside PoK came as a surprise to the world and even Pakistan, who continues to deny that India killed 38 terrorists in 7 terror camps overnight.