Senior NCP leader and former Shiv Sainik Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday said Sena president Uddhav Thackeray and MNS chief Raj Thackeray's possible reunion will become a force to reckon with in Maharashtra politics if the estranged cousins decide to bury their differences and come together.
The Shiv Sena on Monday launched a blistering attack on the BJP, blaming it for the end of their 25-year-old alliance and questioned Narendra Modi's 'new-found' respect for Bal Thackeray after the PM refrained from criticizing the former ally at a poll rally in Maharashtra as a tribute to the lat
Continuing with its attack on Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena hit out at the Prime Minister and said that he has left his work in the national capital to hold public meetings in the poll-bound Maharashtra, as per news reports on Tuesday.
Regretting that BJP-Shiv Sena alliance could not continue in Maharashtra, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday expressed confidence that his party would come to power on its own in the western state.
While addressing a rally in Maharashtra PM Narendra Modi said that he has immense respect for Bal Thackeray as he dedicated his life towards the making of Shiv Sena. Hence, he wont speak a word against Shiv Sena.
Even after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parted ways with one of its oldest allies — the Shiv Sena — Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday refrained from attacking the erstwhile NDA ally in poll-bound Maharashtra.
The maiden electoral battle for senior Maharashtra BJP leader Vinod Tawde may not be a cakewalk as former ally Shiv Sena reportedly wants its cadre to ensure his defeat since it blames him to be one of the architects of the breakup of the 25-year-old saffron alliance.