Slamming its ally BJP, the Shiv Sena today said that while Maharashtra Chief Minister was busy clinching business deals and attracting investments in the state, it was "heart wrenching" that debt-ridden farmers of Vidarbha were committing suicide.
The NDA government on Thursday came under attack from ally PMK over its willingness for a debate on whether the words "socialist and secular" should be in the Preamble to the Constitution after a demand by key ally Shiv Sena's for its removal that was dubbed as "worrying".
Shiv Sena's demand to remove the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the Preamble of the Constitution Thursday drew flak from Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and Mahatma Gandhi's great grandson Tushar Gandhi.
The BJP-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra has undertaken an integrated water conservation and management initiative (Jalyukt Shivar) which aims to make 5,000 villages scarcity-free in the first phase in 2015-16.
A day after row erupted over a Republic Day advertisement of Information and Broadcasting Ministry, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday demanded "permanent deletion" of the words 'secular' and 'socialist' from the Constitution.
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.
Asserting that his support to the BJP in Maharashtra should not be taken for granted, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party had joined the Government to provide stability to the State, where no party had emerged clear winner in the October Assembly polls.
Referring to the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's proposal of a committee headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Mumbai-related issues, Shiv Sena on Tuesday alleged that some industrialists and politicians were conspiring to separate the city from Maharashtra.
The city-based Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday submitted to the Bombay High Court the medical reports of late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray for the period November-December 2011 when he executed his will.
Seeking to smooth the ruffled feathers among its allies, BJP on Tuesday fielded candidates from Shivsangram and RSP for the January 30 election to Maharashtra Legislative Council, but left the Swabhimani Shetkari Paksh high and dry.
Slamming Swami Vasudevananda for his comments that every Hindu family must produce 10 kids, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the 'godman' should at least refrain from joining the league of other leaders from the BJP, who created furore with their controversial remarks.
Amid controversy over a street child being thrown out of a McDonald's restaurant in Pune, the Shiv Sena, which is a part of BJP-led government in Maharashtra, on Monday wondered as to when will 'Acche Din' (good days) arrive for the poor in the country.