Swamy demands special commemorative stamp on Thackeray

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said he has written to the Centre asking for a special commemorative stamp be released in honour of late Sena chief Bal Thackeray.

Sena seeks Bal Thackeray memorial to be near Mayor's bungalow

 Shiv Sena is likely to ask the state government to locate the proposed memorial of its founder, the late Bal Thackeray, near the Mayor's bungalow in Shivaji Park area, which has a historical connection with the party, a source said.

Uddhav benevolent dictator like his father, says Manohar Joshi

Former Lok Sabha speaker Manohar Joshi feels Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray has inherited the streak of a "benevolent dictator" from his father, late Bal Thackeray even as he dismissed the "perception" that he has been sidelined in the party.

Shiv Sena turns 50-year-old today, strives to be 'no.1'
Shiv Sena turns 50-year-old today, strives to be 'no.1'

Having weathered many political storms since it was founded by Bal Thackeray to take up the cause of "regional identity" in 1966, Shiv Sena faces the challenge of positioning itself as "numero uno" in Maharashtra again as it turn 50 on Friday.

Shiv Sena turns 50 on Friday, strives to be 'no.1'
Shiv Sena turns 50 on Friday, strives to be 'no.1'

Having weathered many political storms since it was founded by Bal Thackeray to take up the cause of "regional identity" in 1966, Shiv Sena faces the challenge of positioning itself as "numero uno" in Maharashtra again as it turn 50 Friday.

Mystery man seeks details of Thackeray will dispute from HC

Justice Gautam Patel of the Bombay High Court has expressed shock and displeasure after an unidentified person visited his chamber seeking copies of the evidence recorded in the ongoing dispute over the will of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray.

Shiv Sena, BJP vie for credit over coastal road project

Centre's approval for the 35-km long coastal road connecting north and south Mumbai, has resulted in both the ruling parties in Maharashtra - BJP and Shiv Sena - claiming credit for the project.

Shiv Sena welcomes BJP's move to oppose India-Pak cricket series

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday welcomed Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) decision to oppose the proposed India-Pakistan cricket series in December, adding that it has been against the two countries playing since the time party founder Bal Thackeray raised the issue.

Bal Thackeray was chronically ill since 2007, says his doctor

Dr Jaleel Parkar, the personal physican of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that the late leader had been chronically ill since 2007 and a trained medical staff from Lilavati Hospital here accompanied him whenever he went out.

NCP back-stabbed Bal Thackeray: Uddhav

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage.

Punjab Shiv Sena leader Harvinder Soni shot at, seriously injured

A Punjab Shiv Sena leader was allegedly shot at and serioulsy injured by an assailant at a park here on Sunday, police said.

Mumbai: Shiv Sena steps up attack on author Shobhaa De

In a vitriolic attack against Shobhaa De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena on Thursday said had Bal Thackeray not done "dadagiri" to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would "have been born in Pakistan" and she would have "attended Page 3 parties in a burqa".

Shiv Sena steps up attack on author Shobhaa De with `Page 3 parties in burqa` jibe

In a vitriolic attack against Shobhaa De for opposing mandatory screening of Marathi films, Shiv Sena on Thursday said had Bal Thackeray not done "dadagiri" to preserve Marathi culture, her forefathers would "have been born in Pakistan" and she would have "attended Page 3 parties in a burqa".

Bal Thackeray 'ignored' at Marathi literary meet: Minister

Shiv Sena founder (late) Bal Thackeray was "ignored" at the All India Marathi Literary Meet being held at Ghuman in Punjab, a senior party leader alleged on Sunday.

DNA: Victory for freedom of expression as Section 66 A of IT Act scrapped

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court on Tuesday quashed Section 66 A of IT Act that allowed arrests for objectionable content online.

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Some infamous cases registered under IT Act in India

In the light of the Supreme Court quashing Section 66A of the IT Act on Tuesday and declaring that the Act was misused, a quick run through some controversial cases.

Credit my daughter for quashing Section 66A: Victim's father

Mohammed Farooq Dhada, father of Shaheen Dhada, whose Facebook post had created a nationwide stir in 2012, on Tuesday said the credit for the Supreme Court verdict striking down Section 66A of Information Technology Act, 2000, "must go to my daughter".

Contradictions over Bal Thackeray's memorial come to fore

Contradictions over Bal Thackeray's memorial came to fore on Friday when state Revenue minister Eknath Khadse was countered by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis when he said the government was not involved in its construction as Shiv Sena had insisted that they did not need its support.

Bal Thackeray was on medication since 2007: Doctor tells HC

Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray was on medication, including steroids, for lung and heart ailments since November-December 2007, said Dr Jaleel Parkar, who treated him, before the Bombay High Court on Friday.

RK Laxman's bond with Thackeray lasted several decades

Having worked together in the Free Press Journal in 1947 as political cartoonists, the bond between Bal Thackeray and noted cartoonist RK Laxman remained intact through the passage of time, spanning decades.