“The Marathwada region is reeling under drought. Do not kill the drought-affected people by making them queue up for aid. They want home delivery of aid, and not of liquor,” said Thackeray.
Gawade had sought quashing of the FIRs registered against him at Virar, Tulinj and Kasarvadavali police stations, accusing him of extortion.
Police suspect the involvement of a group of contractors who were unhappy with the Sena MLA’s opposition to their activities
The Shiv Sena has already announced that it would go solo for the polls. The BJP, on the other hand, is eyeing to forge an alliance with the Sena for the upcoming elections.
“You have money to fulfill these dreams but are talking about mortgaging the state for Ambedkar memorial?” the editorial said.
It also slammed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for his reported remark that he was “ready to mortgage the state in Dr B R Ambedkar’s service”.
“The Sena has always championed the cause of Ram temple in Ayodhya. The BJP, despite being in power for four years, has not yet fulfilled its commitment of building a grand Ram temple there,” senior party leader Sanjay Raut said.
A country where the top lawmakers lie after taking the oath of office, the poll reforms and code of conduct in that country can only be called as “pretentious”, the Sena said in an editorial in party mouthpiece ‘Saamana’.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday said Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s importance has increased in the country’s politics for speaking out on the issue while other political parties maintain a silence.
In a 4-1 verdict on Friday, the Supreme Court ended the entry ban on women of menstruating age at the Sabarimala temple
Sources in the civic body said that while the BJP has fielded Pancham Kalani for the mayor’s post, Jyoti Bhathija, from the rebel group of SAI party, has filed nominations for the post.
At the meet, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis set the stage for BJP’s twin strategy — expansion of organisation and consolidation of alliances with like-minded partners, leading with the Sena.
The BJP’s carping ally, in the editorial of its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, asked the Narendra Modi government to take “seriously” the issue of constructing Ram temple in Ayodhya after Bhagwat’s comments.
The Sena said notwithstanding a court verdict, there is a feeling that there should be a solution when it comes to Hindu sentiments as well.
Demonetisation: The 370 DCCBs in the country exchanged old notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 worth Rs 22,270 crore from November 10 to December 31, 2016, of which 18.82 per cent (Rs 4,191.39 crore) was processed by the top ten.