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Sunday, August 14, 2022

Bal Thackeray


The sidelined Thackerays now emerge out of the cold, get a warm Shinde welcome

August 05, 2022 6:46 am

Uddhav Thackeray's sister-in-law Smita and nephew Nihar meet CM Eknath Shinde, back him as a true Shiv Sainik.

From Matoshree to Mein Kampf and back: What connects Uddhav Thackeray to Second World War cartoonist David Low

August 03, 2022 8:53 am

EP Unny writes: More than Sir David Low’s essential liberalism, Bal Thackeray acquired from him the craft. Ironically, it is his non-cartooning son Uddhav who moved closer to Low when he took the Shiv Sena into unchartered centrist waters in the company of the NCP and Congress

Congress cries Bal Thackeray legacy betrayal as Shinde govt restores Emergency pension

July 20, 2022 2:22 pm

The scheme was initially launched by the erstwhile Devendra Fadnavis-led BJP-Shiv Sena government in 2018. It was scrapped in 2020 by the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) coalition government which included the Congress and the NCP as partners besides the Sena.

On Guru Purnima, CM Shinde pays tribute to Bal Thackeray and Anand Dighe

July 14, 2022 12:34 am

Talking to mediapersons in Mumbai, Shinde said that a common man like him could assume the top post in the state because of the blessings of Bal Thackeray, and his government is committed to all-round development of the state.

‘Compromise on Balasaheb’s Hindutva unacceptable, will win 200 seats in next polls’: Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

July 05, 2022 6:43 am

During his address, Shinde broke down as he recalled the death of his two children in a boat accident in 2000 and the support he received from Anand Dighe.

Art Street: First statue of Sena supremo Bal Thackeray in Mumbai came up in Colaba last year

July 02, 2022 4:46 pm

The life-size bronze statue, set atop an 11-feet high pedestal, was inaugurated in Mumbai on the 95th birthday of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on January 23, 2021.

Its chief from the start, Aaditya Thackeray deploys Yuva Sena in the battle over cadre

June 29, 2022 8:39 am

Created by Bal Thackeray as vehicle for Aaditya, Yuva Sena is part of the Sena's problems, as per rebels

Your Daily Wrap: Activist Teesta Setalvad arrested, Section 144 imposed in Mumbai amid political turmoil; and more

June 25, 2022 8:35 pm

From the arrests of activist Teesta Setalvad and retired DGP RB Sreekumar to the Mumbai police imposing Section 144 banning unlawful assembly in the city, here are the top stories of today.

Parallel lives: Shinde mentor Anand Dighe, Sena strongman and a thorn in Bal Thackeray’s side

June 25, 2022 8:59 pm

Just like Uddhav Thackeray marginalised Eknath Shinde in the Sena and govt affairs despite the latter’s unofficial No. 2 position in the party, Bal Thackeray also sought to sideline the Thane Sena strongman Dighe after getting wary of his rising popularity.

Explained: Why local people want Navi Mumbai airport to be named after DB Patil, not Bal Thackeray

June 25, 2022 1:05 pm

Massive protests against a proposal to name the upcoming Navi Mumbai international airport after Bal Thackeray have rocked Navi Mumbai, Raigad, Thane, and Palghar. Who was DB Patil, and why is he such a hero in this area?


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Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao share their slam book secrets

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

What does Nawazuddin Siddiqui consider as his first big achievement? What will Amrita Rao do if she becomes the President of India? Find out their answers here.

Audience Review: Thackeray and Manikarnika

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

While Nawazuddin Siddiqui starrer Thackeray is based on the life of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, Kangana Ranaut plays Rani Laxmi Bai in the biopic Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. Check out what the audience said after watching the films.

Thackeray presents all facets of Bal Thackeray: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao talk about their upcoming film Thackeray. The biopic on Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray will hit screens on January 25.

Trailer Launch - Thackeray

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

2019 will see the release of the much-awaited biopic on the late Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray. The film is written by Abhijit Panse and produced by journalist & Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut. Nawazuddin Siddiqui will play the titular role.