Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicShiv Sena

Topic: Shiv Sena

Mumbai Police question BJP leader who called CM’s wife Rashmi Thackeray ‘Marathi Rabri Devi’

Mumbai Police called in Jiten Gajaria, member of Maharashtra BJP’s social media wing, on the basis of a tweet. BJP says it doesn’t know who complainant is, 'but this is not right'.

Modi wanted BJP, NCP to form govt together in Maharashtra in 2019, says Sharad Pawar

Questioned about the PM’s reaction to his response, the Nationalist Congress Party chief said Modi asked him to 'think over it'.

‘Ch*****’ means ‘stupid’, Sanjay Raut says after Delhi Police books him for using it for BJP

The Shiv Sena MP allegedly used objectionable language while speaking about BJP workers during interviews with Marathi television news channels.

Modak, Bengal Bhavan, Manna Dey — Raut reveals what Aaditya, Mamata discussed in Mumbai

In his weekly column in Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece Saamana, Sanjay Raut has also written that Mamata called on youngsters to take over the reins of politics.  

In 2 yrs, Aaditya Thackeray brought glamour to low-key departments, but remains in dad’s shadow

Political observers say Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray is caught up with conferences, consulates & celebrities, but is silent on critical issues, won’t mingle with masses.

Shiv Sena slams Mamata’s ‘no UPA’ remark, bats for Opposition alliance with Congress

In an editorial in its mouthpiece Saamana, the Sena also warned Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to clarify what they plan to do about the UPA and who will lead it.

Aaditya Thackeray meets Mamata Banerjee, talks of taking ‘strong bond’ forward

The Thackeray scion hinted at possible coordination between the Shiv Sena and the TMC as the latter builds its national profile.

In 2 years of MVA, Uddhav-Pawar ties deepen but Sena & NCP cadre not ready to be friends

Over the last 2 years, there have been at least 8 instances where NCP and Sena leaders have publicly clashed over local issues or acrimonious statements made by one party against the other.

Allies in Maharashtra, Congress & Shiv Sena set for face-off in Dadra & Nagar Haveli bypoll

The bypoll in Dadra & Nagar Haveli, which straddles the Gujarat and Maharashtra border, has been necessitated by the alleged suicide of incumbent MP Mohan Delkar in February.

BJP raking up ‘outsider’ card with eye on UP Assembly, Mumbai civic polls, says Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut Sunday hit out at BJP for opposing Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray's directive to state police to keep a record of migrants coming here from other states.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.