Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

Chhatrapati Shivaji


Maharaj Shivaji remarks: BJP MP seeks disciplinary action against Maharashtra Governor

December 14, 2022 10:22 am

Last month, Koshyari had raked up a controversy by labelling Chhatrapati Shivaji as an icon of the “olden days” and had called Dr B R Ambedkar and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari “icons of modern times”.

Abusive slogans, musical instruments banned during today’s Pune bandh against Koshyari remark

December 13, 2022 7:29 am

Organisations and activists protesting against Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s Shivaji remark will take out a silent march from the Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj statue in Deccan to the Lal Mahal around 9am.

Opposition parties announce Pune bandh on December 13 protesting against Governor's Shivaji remark

December 09, 2022 1:23 am

NCP, Congress, Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray faction and Sambhaji Brigade came together to announce the bandh.

Ajay Devgn is looking forward to seeing Akshay Kumar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: ‘He is my favourite Maratha hero’

December 06, 2022 2:58 pm

Ajay Devgn expressed his excitement over Akshay Kumar taking on the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the Marathi film Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat.

Akshay Kumar transforms into Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, starts shooting for Mahesh Manjrekar's Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat

December 06, 2022 12:35 pm

Akshay Kumar debuts as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Mahesh Manjrekar's Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat. The film will release in Diwali next year, clashing with Salman Khan's much awaited release Tiger 3 with Katrina Kaif.

Rahul Magar writes: Shivaji’s Agra escape and the many narratives

December 04, 2022 5:40 pm

The event has been so deeply etched in popular memory that people still refer to the Great Escape of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as an example of astuteness and the invincible spirit of freedom

‘Those who keep silent equally guilty of insulting Shivaji’: MP Udayanraje Bhosale in Raigad

December 03, 2022 2:20 pm

The BJP MP launched an ‘Akrosh Morcha’ in Raigad to protest Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari’s remark referring to Chhatrapati Shivaji as an icon of the ‘olden days’.

In latest Shivaji row, a BJP minister among the richest in Maharashtra Cabinet

December 02, 2022 1:58 pm

Mangal Prabhat Lodha combines quiet efficiency with firebrand Hindutva image, retracts comparison of Shinde defection to Guwahati with Shivaji escape from Agra fort after row

Row continues over Koshyari, Trivedi remarks: ‘Those insulting national heroes should face sedition charges,’ says Udayanraje Bhonsle

November 29, 2022 9:03 am

On November 24, he had written Union Home Minister Amit Shah and state Home Minister Devendra Fadnavis, seeking appropriate action against Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari for his remarks against Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Maharashtra will discuss return of Shivaji sword with UK PM: minister

November 22, 2022 2:23 pm

According to historian Indrajit Sawant, who has written a book tracing the journey of the sword to London, the demand to bring back the sword is very old and was first raised by Lokmanya Tilak.