Book explores life and times of Bal Thackeray

There were never any half measures about late Bal Thackeray - it was either all or nothing for the man who always knew what he wanted, says a new book which explores the life and times of the enigmatic Shiv Sena founder.

Bombay High Court frames issues on Thackeray`s will as Jaidev disputes it

Bombay HC on Tuesday framed issues regarding the will of late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray with his estranged son Jaidev contending that his father was not of sound mind when he signed it.

Pune techie murder: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief arrested, sent to one-day police custody

The chief of right wing outfit Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) Dhananjay Desai was on Wednesday remanded in police custody for a day after being arrested for his alleged involvement in murder of 28-year-old techie Mohasin Shaikh by a violent mob at suburban Hadapsar following surfacing of a Facebook post denigrating King Shivaji and late Bal Thackeray.

Will urge Centre for restrictions on social media: Maharashtra government

Against the backdrop of violence following a string of objectionable posts related to popular icons, the Maharashtra government has decided to request the Centre to take steps to bring restrictions on social media.

Pune techie murder: Patil warns of action against those misusing social media

With objectionable posts on social networking sites triggering violence over the past week, the Maharashtra government is mulling action against not only those who upload them but also against those who "like" and forward them, state`s Home Minister RR Patil said on Monday.

Pune techie murder: 17 arrested; 180 others held for rioting, violence

The Maharashtra Police have arrested 180 people in for rioting and violence following posting of the derogatory pictures of Chhatrapati Shivaji, Chhatrapati Sambhaji and Shiv Sena founder, the late Bal Thackeray on social networking site Facebook.

Techie murder: FB pics uploaded from foreign IP addresses

Objectionable posts of warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji and Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray on Facefook that led to violence and brutal murder of an IT professional in Pune on Monday were uploaded from IP addresses in four countries using proxy servers, police said Friday.

Hindu American body condemns murder of Indian techie in Pune

A Hindu American body has strongly condemned the murder of a young IT professional in Pune on Monday and asked the authorities to bring perpetrators to justice.

Maharashtra MPs take oath hailing Shivaji, Bal Thackeray

They hailed Chattrapati Shivaji, late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray and B R Ambedkar before taking oath in Lok Sabha and ended it with the trademark `Jai Maharashtra`.

Pune techie murder: 17 Hindu outfit men arrested, BJP MP kicks up a row

The murder of a software professional in a suspected hate crime amid protests over derogatory pictures of Maratha icon Shivaji and late Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray on Facebook has left the peace loving city shocked.

Congress expresses grief over Pune IT professional`s killing

The Congress Wednesday expressed condolences at the murder of a young IT professional in Pune by alleged activists of a right-wing fringe group over remarks made on Facebook.

Pune techie beaten to death, 13 men of Hindu outfit arrested

A 28-year-old software professional was bludgeoned to death allegedly by persons with suspected links to a Hindu outfit near here, police said Wednesday.

Sena protests on FB posts: Uddhav appeals for calm

In the wake of protests over alleged derogatory references to warrior king Shivaji and Shiv Sena leader late Bal Thackeray on Facebook, party president Uddhav Thackeray today appealed to party workers to maintain peace.

Sena activists protest over controversial FB post

Shiv Sainiks staged protests in the city and surrounding localities and pelted stones at buses following a controversial Facebook post which contained alleged derogatory references to warrior king Shivaji and Sena leader late Bal Thackeray.

KCR pursuing Bal Thackeray brand of politics: Ramesh Jairam

In a scathing attack on TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, Union minister and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh accused him of "practising dangerous politics.

Bhujbal back-stabbed Bal Thackeray; steeped in corruption: Raj

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday launched a scathing attack on PWD Minister and NCP nominee from Nashik Lok Sabha seat Chhagan Bhujbal, alleging he had "back-stabbed" Shiv Sena supremo late Bal Thackeray.

HC to frame issues in petition on Thackeray`s will on May 5

The Bombay High Court on Monday scheduled for May 5 the framing of issues on the petition filed by Udhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena president, seeking probate of the will of his late father Bal Thackeray.

HC rejects Jaidev`s plea for relief on Bal Thackeray`s will

The Bombay High Court on Thursday refused to grant interim relief to Jaidev, estranged son of Shiv Sena supremo late Balasaheb Thackeray, seeking to restrain the beneficiaries of his father`s will from selling or disposing of the family properties.

War of words continues as Uddhav accuses Raj of backstabbing Bal Thackeray

A day after Raj Thackeray targeted Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, the latter has hit back at the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief, accusing him of backstabbing late Bal Thackeray.

Bombay HC hearing on Bal Thackeray’s will dispute today

The Bombay High Court will hear an interim application by Jaidev Thackeray for orders to restrain Uddhav and other executors from alienating properties of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who died in November 2012.