The results came as a big setback for the Sena, which was hoping to win between 45 and 54 seats. The Sena had started preparations for the polls months ago with the induction of sitting corporators and leaders from the Congress, NCP and BJP.
The article added that Manohar Parrikar, by making such statements, is insulting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had appointed him as the defence minister.
“The non vegetarian-vegetarian debate in Mumbai is the rise of a new type of fanaticism. We need to find out which political party provides patronage to builders who deny houses to non-vegetarians,” the Saamana editorial stated.
Haji Arafat Shaikh who heads the Sena’s transport wing or the Shiv Vahtuk Sena, made the comments during a party function at Rangsharda auditorium Wednesday.
“Now to bring this thought into practice, abolish Article 370 of the Constitution so that hoards of people from across the country can go there (Kashmir) and embrace its people,” the editorial said.
Some face serious charges such as criminal intimidation, forgery and cheating.
“Have we been able to ward off internal and external threats? We have no answers to these questions even after 70 years of independence,” the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
“A large part of the community is not ready to sing ‘Vande Mataram’. This is an insult to the motherland,” Shiv Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
The Sena, in an editorial in the party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, today accused the opposition of levelling “baseless allegations” and said the land was given back to the farmers in accordance to their wishes.
Uddhav Thackeray said the people of Thane reposed faith in the party by electing it to rule the civic body with a clear majority in the elections held early this year. He said unlike some other parties, the Sena does not believe in giving empty promises.
The NDA has got its “old friend” back, it said, but pointed out that Kumar had “splashed a lot of muck” on Modi when he left the NDA. “Has that muck been washed off now,” asked the Sena, a constituent of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre and in Maharashtra.
Swati, his 39-year-old wife, is reportedly attached to the Shiv Sena’s women’s wing. She contested the civic polls this February, as an OBC candidate from Ward No 126. Swati lost the election, finishing third. Shitap has two sons, Kunal and Sahil.
The police told the court that they will also arrest the contractors and the architect, involved in the renovation work of the building leading to its collapse. The police also said Shitap used to constantly threaten the residents who would speak against the renovation.
Minutes after Udayanraje Bhosale’s arrest, shops and business establishments downed shutters in Satara, which spent tense moments till the MP was granted bail. His arrest also triggered a controversy after television channels purportedly showed a senior police officer hugging him when he surrendered.
Uddhav Thackeray gave his remarks in an interview given to his party mouthpiece Saamana. The three-part interview — its concluding part was released on Tuesday — is an annual rite of the Sena in which the party chief lays down his opinion on a gamut of issues. In the previous two installments published earlier this week, Thackeray attacked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.