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Uddhav to be formally made Shiv Sena president on Jan 23

Mumbai: Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray will be formally elected as party president in the national executive meeting to be held on January 23, party sources said.
“Uddhavji, who is no

There won’t be another Shiv Sena supremo, says Uddhav


Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray has said that he will not take over the position of ‘Shiv Sena pramukh’ (supremo) which will always belong to his late father Bal Thackeray.

Shiv Sena bandh in Palghar over suspension of cops in Facebook case

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A bandh on Wednesday observed in Palghar town in adjoining Thane district following a call by Shiv Sena against suspension of two senior police officers in connection with the arrest of two girls over

Palghar magistrate R G Bagade transferred

A week after two girls were arrested for a Facebook post on Mumbai shutdown for Bal Thackeray's funeral, the Bombay High Court has transferred the magistrate who had sent them to judicial custody and

Two senior cops suspended for Facebook arrest

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday suspended two police officers, including a Superintendent of Police, following the row over the arrest of two girls from Palghar in neighbouring Thane district fo

Cremation site of Bal Thackeray similar to Ayodhya: Raut


Shiv Sena onTuesday said the place where Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's last rites were conducted was similar to Ayodhya.

"The place where Balasaheb's last rites were conducted at the Shivaji Park is s

FB post row: Shiv Sena calls for bandh over cops suspension

The Shiv Sena called for a bandh on Wednesday over the suspension of two police officers in the FaceBook post row.

The Maharashtra government earlier suspended two police officers, including a superi

FB post row: Maha to take strict action against guilty cops


Promising that Maharashtra Government will act on the recommendation of the inquiry report on the arrest of two girls for posting Facebook comments against the shutdown for Bal Thackeray's funeral,

Bal Thackeray's ashes immersed in sea, rivers


The ashes of Bal Thackeray, the Shiv Sena patriarch, were Friday immersed in the Arabian Sea here and many rivers across the country, a party official said.

Thackeray, who died Nov 17, was cremated a

Death of Democracy

The controversy over the arrest of two girls who posted comments, alleged to be anti-Thackarey by his supporters, on the social networking site Facebook, has once again exposed the loose ends in the I

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