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Thackeray's funeral today at Shivaji Park

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Two days after he was rumoured dead, Balasaheb Thackeray, the chief of the Shiv Sena, passed away on Saturday. He was 86 and had been seriously ill since July. As the news spread, people rushed home.

Tiger’s death silenced Mumbai

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It had taken no more than an hour for Mumbai to regain normalcy after the last terrorist attack witnessed in 2011. Trains and stations were as crowded as ever; traffic snarls belied the fact that a “t

Live: Thackeray's last journey

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Tens of thousands of supporters of former Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray are teeming into Mumbai to attend his funeral to be held later this evening.

At Matoshree, presently, there is a three-tier se

A sea of people at Thackeray's funeral procession

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Lakhs of people converged in Mumbai since early on Sunday as Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's final journey started from his residence Matoshri in suburban Bandra.

Wrapped in the tricolour, Thackera

Can the Thackeray cubs roar like the big cat did?


The question at the top of everyone’s mind following the death of Balasaheb Thackeray is this: Will the Shiv Sena still be a force to reckon with after his time?

Though the Shiv Sena remains a power

Ratan Tata mourns death of Bal Thackeray

Renowned industrialist Ratan N. Tata condoled the passing away of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in Mumbai.

In a statement late Saturday night, Tata expressed his admiration for the 86-year-old Thacke

Lakhs turn up to bid adieu to Thackeray


Lakhs of people, including Shiv Sena supporters, thronged the funeral procession of party chief Bal Thackeray in Mumbai on Sunday.

According to Mumbai Police, lakhs of people, including those gathere

Mumbai bids tearful farewell to its tiger, city shuts down


The mortal remains of Bal Thackeray, a Hindutva mascot and flagbearer of Marathi pride, were consigned to flames as lakhs of mourners joined the Shiv Sena founder's grieving family to bid him a tearfu

Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray dies


Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray died on Saturday following multiple organ failure. He took his last breath at 3:30PM.

He was on critical life support since Wednesday and his condition had deteriorate

Bal Thackeray: The mascot of Marathi pride


From drawing cartoons with potent messages to etching for himself a larger-than-life image on Maharashtra's political landscape, Bal Thackeray was the mascot of Marathi pride and Hindutva who aroused

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