May 04, 2022 3:20 am
The MTNL needs a huge amount to the tune of Rs 35,000 crore for survival, Arvind Sawant said and appealed to the Union government to monetise assets and till then requested it to finance the purchase of new equipment like fiber optic cables and installation of new cell towers.
March 23, 2021 2:56 am
Sawant said he would never threaten a woman. "Why will I threaten her? Those who were near her at that time can tell whether I threatened her or not. The CCTV cameras can be checked to see whether I stopped there and threatened her,"
February 07, 2021 10:36 pm
Arvind Sawant, an MP from South Mumbai, is a former Union minister and the Sena’s deputy leader.
February 15, 2020 4:16 am
The decision was taken during a meeting of all party MPs in the last week of January ahead of the Parliament session, sources said. The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray while NCP chief Sharad Pawar was also present.
January 28, 2020 4:33 am
Ahead of the budget session, Thackeray called the meeting to discuss state issues. NCP president Sharad Pawar recommended setting up of an all party MPs’ committee. He also suggested Sawant’s name to head the committee.
November 12, 2019 11:25 am
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant had quit on Monday after accusing the BJP of lying with regard to its power-sharing promises in Maharashtra, thereby forcing the allies to snap ties.
November 12, 2019 2:11 am
Sawant accused the BJP of reneging on its promise to Sena for an equal division of seats and power in Maharashtra, and thereby forcing the latter to snap ties.
November 11, 2019 5:36 pm
Sawant, who was Sena's lone minister in the Modi Cabinet, tweeted: "The Shiv Sena's stand is of truth. Why should I stay in an atmosphere of falsehood in Delhi? I am resigning as Union minister."
June 01, 2019 3:54 am
Maintaining that heavy industries is an important department, Sena MP Sanjay Raut said: “There are many departments whose makeover is a challenge. So many programmes have been initiated by the PM, like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Start Up India’, which are related to the ministry."
May 31, 2019 3:40 am
In 2014, the Sena had Raigad MP Anant Geete as the only representative in the Narendra Modi government. The defeat of Geete and of other veterans like four-time MP Chandrakant Khaire and three-time MP Shivaji Adhalrao Patil in the 2019 elections had raised the hopes of other Sena old hands about getting nominated to the central cabinet.
April 03, 2014 4:29 pm
Large number of Shiv Sena and MNS workers clashed today outside the Old Custom House in South Mumbai.