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‘We remain Hindutvawadi, Sena’s role in Ram temple cannot be erased’: Sena workers who took part in Kar Seva for Ram Temple
Sun, Aug 02, 2020

Two decades later, ahead of the bhoomi pujan for the temple at Ayodhya, Shiv Sainiks who had heeded Bal Thackeray’s call and headed to Ayodhya in December 1992 find themselves on the other side of the fence.

Ram Temple ‘bhoomi pujan’: Shiv Sena to keep celebrations low-key amid pandemic
Thu, Jul 30, 2020

The Shiv Sena has been vocal about the Ram temple with Uddhav Thackeray has visited Ayodhya three times in the last two years, including his visit in March to mark the completion of 100 days in office as Chief Minister.

Ram temple ceremony: Amid pandemic, Shiv Sena to plan low-key celebrations
Thu, Jul 30, 2020

On Wednesday, party leaders and functionaries said the party has not issued any instructions on the celebrations over the ceremony yet.

Maharashtra: Decision on Monsoon Session of Assembly likely next week
Sat, Jul 25, 2020

“We have called a meeting of the state legislature’s Business Advisory Committee on Tuesday. All issues will be discussed and a decision taken accordingly,” said Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Anil Parab.

Bullet train project: Palghar finalises draft plan for acquisition of land
Thu, Jul 23, 2020

In the last week of June, the Palghar district administration finalised a draft rehabilitation and resettlement scheme for 2,177 families that would be affected by the project that, when implemented, will pass through the district.

CM to district collectors; ‘Impose lockdown if sure it will contain spread of virus’
Sun, Jul 19, 2020

After the state government had extended the lockdown till July 31, the NCP and the Congress had expressed unhappiness that the district administrations had been given the power to impose lockdown again if required.

Maharashtra: State pegs Cyclone Nisarga damages at Rs 6,048 crore
Sat, Jul 18, 2020

Officials from the state government said that the total damages caused is Rs 6,048 crore that includes the damage to the orchards, houses along with others. As per the existing National Disaster Response Fund norms, the state government can get around Rs 360 crore as financial assistance from the Union government

Uddhav inaugurates job portal for ‘sons of soil’, domicile certificate must
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

To register on the portal, the Shiv Sena-led government has made it mandatory for the youths to produce domicile certificates in order to seek jobs in various industries.

Amid increasing political jousting: Sena joins hands with BJP for Kalyan Panchayat Samiti polls
Tue, Jul 07, 2020

On Monday, Sena preferred to join hands with its former ally BJP, which had extended support to the party to take control over the Kalyan Panchayat Samiti.

Now, a Covid hurdle in bullet train tracks
Thu, Jul 02, 2020

The Rs 1.1 lakh crore project, the Centre's flagship collaboration with Japan that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray had described as a “white elephant”, was announced jointly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Tokyo in 2017.

Maharashtra: Finance dept objects, says new concept needed to remove regional imbalance
Wed, Jul 01, 2020

Sources said a proposal has been moved to reconstitute the three development boards as their tenure ended on April 30.

Maharashtra: Aaditya opposes auction of coal mine near TATR
Tue, Jun 23, 2020

“Due to coal mines and reduction in tiger reserves, the man-animal conflict is increasing in Chnadrapur district. So, we need to at least conserve the existing protected areas for wildlife and environment,” Aaditya Thackeray wrote the central government.

Shiv Sena’s 54th foundation day: Will be happy if a Shiv Sainik becomes PM one day, says Uddhav
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

“I will be happy if a Shiv Sainik becomes the Prime Minister one day,” Uddhav Thackeray said in a response to party MP Sanjay Raut’s statement that he should lead the nation.

CM wants Centre to ensure supply of 2 drugs, formulate rules on university exams
Thu, Jun 18, 2020

CM Uddhav Thackeray added that while Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits and N 95 masks are available, there is a need for more ventilators to equip hospitals in rural Maharashtra.

‘Cong an old, creaking cot’: Saamna jibe over coalition ‘noises’
Wed, Jun 17, 2020

The Congress has lately been vocal with its complaints in the three-party coalition.

Maharashtra govt issues guidelines for virtual classes, physical reopening of schools in July
Tue, Jun 16, 2020

The state govt has also come up with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for schools that will reopen asking them to consider two shifts every day and scheduling different classes for different days based on odd-even format.

Maharashtra: Information commission to hold online hearings of appeals, complaints
Thu, Jun 11, 2020

This comes after the RTI activists repeatedly demanded that the MSIC should start online hearings pointing out that there are over 58,000 appeals and complaints pending with the various benches of the MSIC

Cyclone Nisarga: CM Uddhav Thackeray to visit worst-hit Raigad district today
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

Thackeray, according to a statement issued by his office, has instructed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to restore power supply on a war-footing. Also, people evacuated to camps in Mumbai should be allowed to return only after their Covid-19 test, Thackeray added.

Maharashtra: For 3 years, govt plans to reduce local youth job quota to 60%
Sat, May 30, 2020

As per the existing guidelines, it is mandatory for industries to employ 80 per cent Maharashtra domiciled persons, and remaining 20 per cent employees from anywhere else. The quota has not been legislated, but effected by way of a government resolution.

Mamata slams Railways, its ‘politics’ of sending Shramik trains without informing state govt
Thu, May 28, 2020

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee alleged that the Railways on its own was sending 36 Shramik trains from Maharashtra, and her government had not been informed about it.

After meeting Uddhav, Pawar says no threat to govt in Maharashtra
Wed, May 27, 2020

Pawar's meeting with the chief minister, held at Thackeray’s residence Matoshree, came as the main opposition BJP has stepped up its criticism of the Thackeray government's alleged mishandling of the Covid-19 crisis in Maharashtra.

Train lottery leaves migrants in lurch: ‘When will my turn come?’
Sun, May 17, 2020

Wedged between the two journeys is the despair that has forced thousands of migrants away from railway stations and onto highways in a desperate and dangerous bid to reach their homes, driven by the lack of jobs and rapid urban spread of the coronavirus.

Maharashtra considers lockdown in Mumbai, other cities till May 31
Fri, May 15, 2020

Uddhav Thackeray discussed extending the lockdown in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) and cities such as Pune, Malegaon and Aurangabad till May 31.

Maharashtra Council polls: Uddhav Thackeray files papers, has assets worth Rs 143.26 crore
Tue, May 12, 2020

Uddhav is the first Shiv Sena chief and second Thackeray, after his son Aaditya, to contest elections.

Govt nod for 12-hour shifts in factories facing labour shortage
Thu, May 07, 2020

According to the labour department, there are 36,623 registered factories in the state with 28.54 lakh workers engaged in them. Among them, 5,458 factories are operating with 2.41 lakh labourers as on Wednesday.