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Monday, February 24, 2020

Chhatrapati Shivaji


After book, beer bars named after Shivaji in eye of storm

January 16, 2020 2:48 am

“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is a great king. He is worshipped and highly revered across Maharashtra, India and the world. How can you allow beer bars to be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji?” Mungantiwar told mediapersons.

Shivaji’s epithet was Chhatrapati, ‘Jaanta Raja’ coined by Ramdas: Sharad Pawar on Udayanraje Bhosale jibe

January 16, 2020 1:37 am

The book ‘Aaj ke Shivaji: Narendra Modi’, by BJP leader Jay Bhagwan Goyal, has triggered a political storm in the state, with Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena taking serious objection over Modi being compared to Shivaji.

Row over exclusion of Chhatrapati Shivaji from Class 4 books of new Maharashtra board

October 17, 2019 8:12 pm

According to reports in a section of the media, the life and time of the 17th-century Marathi warrior has been "excluded" from Class IV books prescribed in the curriculum of the Maharashtra International Education Board

From Page to Stage

July 21, 2019 12:20 am

Theatre director Abhijeet Choudhary on his new play, Jaag Utha Hain Raigad, and bringing classics of Indian literature to theatre.

Shivaji statue in Arabian Sea to be tallest in world, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

March 08, 2018 5:37 am

The project would cost Rs 2,500 crore. Apart from the tallest statue of Shivaji mounted on a horse, there would be a state-of-the-art auditorium where a light and sound show would depic the life and work of Shivaji.

Shivaji Jayanti special: Why Chhatrapati Shivaji was neither a rebel nor a guerrilla

February 19, 2018 4:37 pm

Chhatrapati Shivaji was a visionary and was the only person who noticed a major flaw in the war machinery of the established Empires and Sultanates. He tried to demolish jagirdari and mansabdari, bringing Maratha administration and military directly under his control, where everyone, each of his infantrymen and cavalrymen were directly paid from his treasury.

Zinco copy of Chhatrapati Shivaji charter to Samarth Ramdas found in London

December 30, 2017 9:12 am

The photozincography copy was found by Sanket Kulkarni in May 2017. It was recently presented by history enthusiasts Shivram Karlekar and Kaustubh Kasture at Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal in Pune.

Five-day fest in Raigad Fort to celebrate feats of Chhatrapati Shivaji

November 05, 2015 2:45 am

The festival will be held from December 26 to December 30, and is expected to attract 10,000 tourists per day.

Another Shivaji Controversy

August 20, 2015 12:24 am

He needs to be rescued from communal and sectarian interpretations.

Shiv Sena, BJP continue to differ on date of Shivaji Jayanti

February 20, 2015 5:51 am

Official date of Feb 19 not acceptable to Sena, to hold celebrations on Mar 8 as per Hindu calendar.