Mumbai: Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena has made a scathing attack on Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) led by Sharad Pawar and called it a party of rats, who have looted the coffers when they were in power.
Days after a Taliban's breakaway faction issued a threat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP's former ally Shiv Sena supported the PM on his Hindutva stand and warned the terror group against crossing path with him.
Describing BJP's stand on separate statehood for Vidarbha akin to "protectors becoming perpetrators", the Shiv Sena on Wednesday reminded its former ally of the resounding mandate it got in Vidarbha and said the vote was in favour of development and not for a separate statehood.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon on Tuesday said that the Shiv Sena mouthpiece, Saamana, is going beyond its limits, and therefore, it is best to ignore and avoid reading its editorials.
In the sharpest attack yet on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and erstwhile ally BJP, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray wondered if a "chaiwala" (tea-vendor) can become prime minister, why couldn't he become the chief minister of Maharashtra.
The Shiv Sena on Thursday claimed it was the founder of the National Democratic Alliance and responsible for its survival even after nearly two dozen smaller parties deserted it after the debacle in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections.
A day after the split in the saffron alliance, Shiv Sena Friday lashed out at BJP, calling it "enemy of Maharashtra", signalling a return to its original pro-Marathi agenda for next month's Assembly polls.
After being checkmated by the RJD-JD(U)-Congress alliance in the Bihar bypoll, BJP ally Shiv Sena Tuesday said that the `Mahayuti` needs pull up its socks and refrain from gloating over the "Modi wave" to fight the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections.
The Shiv Sena Monday defended the controversial editorial in its mouthpiece `Saamana` about rape accused IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, saying the party was being defamed without understanding its stance on the issue.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said the Maharashtra-Karnataka territorial row is as significant as the India-Pakistan boundary dispute, re-kindling the decades old boundary dispute between the two states.
BJP ally Shiv Sena on Friday jumped into the controversy ignited by the Union Home Ministry issuing directives on use of Hindi language, saying reports of Hindi being "banned" in Odisha Assembly are shocking.
The Shiv Sena has launched a scathing attack on the Congress saying that the grand old party should first get its vice president Rahul Gandhi married rather than commenting on Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s marital status.