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BS Yediyurappa condemns Ajit Pawar's remark on Belgaum border issue, says Maharashtra DCM is 'trying to incite fire'
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BS Yediyurappa condemns Ajit Pawar's remark on Belgaum border issue, says Maharashtra DCM is 'trying to incite fire'

Pawar had Tuesday urged people to work towards fulfilling Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's dream of incorporating Belgaum, Karwar and Nipani — areas of Karnataka which have substantial Marathi-speaking population — into Maharashtra

Triumphalism of Ayodhya coverage masked pain of India's largest minority, but hope persists that secularism will outlast hate
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Triumphalism of Ayodhya coverage masked pain of India's largest minority, but hope persists that secularism will outlast hate

In the run-up to the grand ceremony, there was no acknowledgement of the destruction of lives of fellow citizens, neither by the constitutional Head of State, nor by the ruling party, nor the Opposition, not even by the media

Prompt arrests in Palghar incident show state govts can always act fast to counter communalism if they want to
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Prompt arrests in Palghar incident show state govts can always act fast to counter communalism if they want to

From 2015, 45 Muslims have been lynched by mobs, yet neither did any government functionary expressed any concern like they did in the Palghar incident nor did any government felt obliged to immediately arrest the culprits or suspend the policemen who allowed them to be lynched

'Parted ways with BJP, not Hindutva,' says Uddhav Thackeray in Ayodhya; Maharashtra CM announces Rs 1 crore for Ram Temple
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'Parted ways with BJP, not Hindutva,' says Uddhav Thackeray in Ayodhya; Maharashtra CM announces Rs 1 crore for Ram Temple

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray stressed on Saturday that his party, the Shiv Sena, is committed to Hindutva even though it has broken ties with the BJP

Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena
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Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena, the party of Bal Thackeray — who was fondly called the 'Hindu Hruday Samrat' by his followers — had to reiterate its commitment to saffron, while MNS, a splinter group headed by his nephew Raj, rebranded itself to close in on the space perceivably abandoned by Sena after it joined a 'secular' alliance

Raj Thackeray announces support to CAA, NRC; MNS to hold protest march on 9 Feb seeking eviction of illegal migrants
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Raj Thackeray announces support to CAA, NRC; MNS to hold protest march on 9 Feb seeking eviction of illegal migrants

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for evicting Muslim infiltrators from Pakistan and Bangladesh

On Bal Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary, MNS goes saffron, unveils new flag with Shivaji's royal seal; Raj inducts son into party
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On Bal Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary, MNS goes saffron, unveils new flag with Shivaji's royal seal; Raj inducts son into party

Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday unveiled a new flag bearing a 'rajmudra', which was the royal seal used by the Shivaji's empire, on a saffron background. The saffron-dominated revised design led to speculation in political circles about a possible ideological shift for the party, reports said. The party's earlier flag had saffron, blue, and green colours.

Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna
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Congress slams Sanjay Raut's remark on Savarkar, says Kalapani convicts who never sought British mercy deserve Bharat Ratna

The Congress' reaction came within hours of Raut stating that those opposing the Bharat Ratna award for Savarkar should be made to spend at least two days in the erstwhile colonial prison to understand the hardships faced by him during his incarceration

'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress
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'Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar must spend two days at Andaman jail': Sanjay Raut's veiled jibe at Congress

Raut's statement comes across as a dig at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who earlier in December at Ramlila grounds in Delhi had launched a scathing attack on the Centre.

Sanjay Raut's statement on Indira Gandhi meeting gangster Karim Lala taken out of context, says Aaditya Thackeray
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Sanjay Raut's statement on Indira Gandhi meeting gangster Karim Lala taken out of context, says Aaditya Thackeray

Aaditya Thackeray said workers of his party Shiv Sena will never make any unpleasant remark against the former prime minister.

Sanjay Raut, at CAA meeting in Mumbai organised by Jamaat e-Islamic Hind, says 'Daro mat' is Maharashtra's lesson to India
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Sanjay Raut, at CAA meeting in Mumbai organised by Jamaat e-Islamic Hind, says 'Daro mat' is Maharashtra's lesson to India

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Saturday that his party was firmly in support of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act

Sharad Pawar's latest revelations have allowed NCP chief to position himself as 'super CM' of Maharashtra, a status Bal Thackeray enjoyed in 90s
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Sharad Pawar's latest revelations have allowed NCP chief to position himself as 'super CM' of Maharashtra, a status Bal Thackeray enjoyed in 90s

Sharad Pawar has positioned himself as the super chief minister of Maharashtra, a status Bal Thackeray enjoyed in the mid and late 1990s when the Shiv Sena had for the first time helmed the state

Government-formation in Maharashtra: A look at equations between the BJP, Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress
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Government-formation in Maharashtra: A look at equations between the BJP, Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress

Political equations in Maharashtra are still fluid despite the Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and the Congress having apparently agreed to a common minimum programme

'Bal Thackeray taught us self-respect': Amid Maharashtra power tussle, Devendra Fadnavis hails Shiv Sena founder on death anniversary
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'Bal Thackeray taught us self-respect': Amid Maharashtra power tussle, Devendra Fadnavis hails Shiv Sena founder on death anniversary

Amid the ongoing power tussle over government formation in Maharashtra, former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis to mark the seventh death anniversary of Bal Thackeray took to Twitter to sing praises about the Shiv Sena supremo

Maharashtra govt formation: From NCP, Congress to Muslim League, Shiv Sena has history of flirting with political, ideological rivals
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Maharashtra govt formation: From NCP, Congress to Muslim League, Shiv Sena has history of flirting with political, ideological rivals

From backing Congress candidates in presidential polls to not fielding any contender against NCP chief Sharad Pawar's daughter Supriya Sule to even tying up with ideologically opposite Muslim League, the Shiv Sena has had a history of flirting with 'frenemies'

Maharashtra political crisis: Lending support to Shiv Sena will be a risky deal in the long run for Congress
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Maharashtra political crisis: Lending support to Shiv Sena will be a risky deal in the long run for Congress

The Congress that once had a pathogenic hatred for the Sena and accused its founder and patriarch Bal Thackeray of playing the 'religion card' in politics, will be making a major ideological compromise at the national level if it finally extends support.

'Why is there so much silence?': Shiv Sena borrows Sholay dialogue to take BJP to task on economic slowdown
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'Why is there so much silence?': Shiv Sena borrows Sholay dialogue to take BJP to task on economic slowdown

The Shiv Sena on Monday borrowed an iconic dialogue from Hindi blockbuster movie Sholay to target the Centre over the economic slowdown

Shiv Sena seeks written assurance from BJP over 50-50 power sharing in Maharashtra, eyes post of chief minister
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Shiv Sena seeks written assurance from BJP over 50-50 power sharing in Maharashtra, eyes post of chief minister

Newly-elected MLAs of the Shiv Sena, who met Uddhav Thackeray at his residence in Mumbai, demanded that his son Aaditya Thackeray be made the chief minister in the next government.

Maharashtra polls: Seven years after taking over as Shiv Sena chief, Uddhav Thackeray emerges from the shadows
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Maharashtra polls: Seven years after taking over as Shiv Sena chief, Uddhav Thackeray emerges from the shadows

Uddhav’s challenges in politics began with his rise in the Shiv Sena — the party feared a split after senior leaders like Narayan Rane and Raj Thackeray quit and took MLAs with them, challenging Uddhav’s leadership