Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Arvind Sawant


Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant writes to PM Modi, seeks revival of BSNL, MTNL

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.

Sena MP threatened in Lok Sabha: MP Navneet Rana

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,"

Sena MP Arvind Sawant appointed president of party’s labour wing

February 07, 2021 10:36 pm

Arvind Sawant, an MP from South Mumbai, is a former Union minister and the Sena’s deputy leader.

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant to head state’s parliamentary coordination panel

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.

Maharashtra: Panel headed by Arvind Sawant set up

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.

President accepts Arvind Sawant's resignation, Prakash Javadekar gets his portfolio

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.

Arvind Sawant quits Modi ministry: No trust in BJP

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.

Not morally right for me to continue in Modi Cabinet, says Arvind Sawant

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."

Shiv Sena gets heavy industries portfolio for third time, ‘many left disappointed’

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."

Arvind Sawant inducted, Sena MPs from rural areas complain about being ‘ignored again’

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.


Sena-MNS workers clash as candidates file papers

April 03, 2014 4:29 pm

Large number of Shiv Sena and MNS workers clashed today outside the Old Custom House in South Mumbai.