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FB post outrage: Right cause, wrong direction
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FB post outrage: Right cause, wrong direction

We must not let the focus of the debate get distracted. Let’s focus on the police excesses.

Balasaheb's ashes to be immersed in the Godavari on Friday
Mumbai

Balasaheb's ashes to be immersed in the Godavari on Friday

The urn containing ashes of Shiv Sena chief late Bal Thackeray was brought to Nashik and will be kept at the party office for 'darshan' till Thursday.

Can Bal Thackeray be compared to Ambedkar and Phule?
Politics

Can Bal Thackeray be compared to Ambedkar and Phule?

Experts debate if Bal Thackeray leaves behind a legacy of politics of hatred or a celebratory pride in the Marathi identity.

Bal Thackeray's death: 20 lakh mourners throng Mumbai streets
Politics

Bal Thackeray's death: 20 lakh mourners throng Mumbai streets

Lakhs of people, including Shiv Sena supporters, thronged the funeral procession of party chief Bal Thackeray here Sunday. According to Mumbai Police, lakhs of people, including those gathered at the Shivaji Park where the body will be kept and later cremated, had come out to to pay their last respects to Thackeray, who died at 86 Saturday afternoon due to prolonged illness.

Raj, Uddhav or Aditya: Who is the future of the Sena?
Politics

Raj, Uddhav or Aditya: Who is the future of the Sena?

With Bal Thackeray's death, the uncomfortable question about the Sena's future seems to have resurfaced.

Bal Thackeray's public cremation a first in Mumbai
Politics

Bal Thackeray's public cremation a first in Mumbai

Thackeray's mortal remains will be consigned to flames on a specially-erected public platform at the historic Shivaji Park, south-central Mumbai, Sunday evening, marking the first time a public cremation has occurred in Mumbai since independence.

Celebrities, politicians mourn Balasaheb's death on Twitter
Mumbai

Celebrities, politicians mourn Balasaheb's death on Twitter

The breadth of Thackeray's influence was witnessed not just by the manner in which Mumbai shuttered down minutes after his death was announced, but also by the reactions to his death that came in by politicians and celebrities alike.