In more embarrassment for BJP, its ally Shiv Sena has slammed the Centre, saying ''its law was thrown in the dustbin" and that a court verdict which has removed President's Rule in Uttarakhand proves that the Union government acted out of "political selfishness".
Days after BJP was trounced in the crucial Nagar Panchayat and Zilla Parishad polls, Shiv Sena on Wednesday took potshots at its ruling ally in Maharashtra saying the party's fight for existence in these bodies indicated that people were not benefiting from their governance.
Needling the BJP, ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the present government in Jammu and Kashmir is more inclined towards separatists than nationalists and it may turn a blind eye to troubles there to save the dispensation.
Hitting out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, ally Shiv Sena on Tuesday said he has "no moral right" to chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' so long has he failed to put AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi behind the bars for refusing to do so.
Shiv Sena on Wednesday came out strongly against ally BJP over imposition of President's Rule in Uttarakhand, saying it had "strangulated democracy" in the name of morality and cautioned that this may create instability and anarchy in the country.
Asking ally BJP to take a cue from Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister for saying no to T20 cricket World Cup India-Pakistan match in his state, Shiv Sena Thursday said that Maharashtra government should stop laying out the red carpet for Pakistani artists on the Indian soil.
Lashing out at the Akhilesh Yadav government for organising Pakistani ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali's concert in Lucknow, the Shiv Sena on Monday branded Uttar Pradesh as an "Islamic state" and alleged that the state government has begun "anti-national business" for appeasement politics.
Rapping BJP over its defeat in the recent local body elections, Shiv Sena Wednesday said balloons that fly in air do not remain there for long and cautioned that the results indicate Maharashtra's "political environment is in danger".