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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Sanjay Raut


Maharashtra: Raut targets BJP for calling Faiz ‘anti-Hindu’, ‘anti-national’

January 20, 2020 3:30 am

“After the attack in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Faiz is being labelled as anti-Hindu and anti-national. Faiz is not alive to defend himself. You can’t confine a poet like Faiz into the confines and boundaries of a nation or a religion,” Raut said in his weekly column Rokhthok in Saamana.

Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Savarkar should be put in Andaman jail for 2 days, says Sanjay Raut

January 19, 2020 3:55 am

His comments come hours after Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said the party was opposed to conferring the highest civilian award to Savarkar.

Congress says won’t tolerate, Raut withdraws remark about Indira meeting gangster

January 17, 2020 2:55 am

Sanjay Raut had also claimed that when another underworld figure, Haji Mastan came to Mantralaya, the entire secretariat would come down to see him.

Facing Congress heat, Sanjay Raut withdraws 'Indira Gandhi met Karim Lala' remark

January 16, 2020 1:57 pm

Several Congress leaders, including Milind Deora and Sanjay Nirupam, had hit out at Sanjay Raut for "distorting the legacy" and carrying out a "false campaign" against the former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Indira Gandhi used to visit Karim Lala: Sanjay Raut

January 16, 2020 11:17 am

At a function where the Lokmat Group honoured outstanding journalists from Pune, Raut was asked about his days as a crime reporter for a local publication in Mumbai and his experiences of covering the underworld.

Sena out of NDA, with UPA on ‘key national issues’, says Sanjay Raut

January 15, 2020 11:43 am

Considered close to Maharashtra Chief Minister and party chief Uddhav Thackeray, Raut on Tuesday said the party did not attend Monday’s Opposition meeting, convened by Congress president Sonia Gandhi to form a strategy against the citizenship law (CAA), NRC and NPR, due to “miscommunication”.

Sanjay Raut: Shiv Sena out of NDA, with UPA on key national issues

January 15, 2020 3:06 am

Raut said if the UPA takes a stand on any national issue or issues of national security, the Sena will take the decision to join the Opposition ranks. “On key national issues, we will be with the UPA,” he said.

Book likening Chhatrapati Shivaji to PM Modi is 'insulting': Sanjay Raut

January 13, 2020 3:42 pm

"Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendants should quit BJP over the book," Raut said targeting BJP's Rajya Sabha member Sambhaji Raje, who is a descendant of the warrior king.

Sanjay Raut: Will decision to make Marathi compulsory in schools be implemented

January 13, 2020 2:33 am

Raut, in his weekly column ‘Rokhthok’ in Saamana — the Shiv Sena mouthpiece — referred to three announcements made by the government — passing a bill in the Budget Session of the Assembly to make Marathi compulsory in all schools, asking officials to write remarks in Marathi at Mantralaya and giving 80 per cent jobs to the local youth in industries.

Shivaji Maharaj can’t be compared with anyone: Maharashtra govt to BJP

January 13, 2020 1:43 am

On Saturday, the BJP Delhi unit had organised a religious and cultural convention, where the book, written by party leader Jai Bhagwan Goyal, was launched.