Shiv Sena asks will flights be delayed for sick persons also

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for allegedly delaying an Air India flight after an official in his team forgot to carry proper travel documents, alliance partner Shiv Sena on Friday asked if similar "social work" would be done for an ill person as well.

Madrasas that do not teach primary subjects to be considered 'non-schools', says Maharashtra govt
Madrasas that do not teach primary subjects to be considered 'non-schools', says Maharashtra govt

In a controversial decision, the BJP-Shiv Sena government in Maharashtra has decided to derecognise madrasas, which do not teach primary subjects, as 'schools'.

Shiv Sena asks BJP govt to tap options apart from cloud-seeding

Shiv Sena has expressed reservations over the outcome of the proposed cloud-seeding project by the BJP-ruled Maharashtra government, which is aimed at generating artificial rains, and asked it to explore other alternatives as well to make water available for scarcity-hit regions.

NDA allies express reservation against Land Bill

NDA allies Shiv Sena, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Swabhimani Paksha have expressed reservations against the land bill proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government.

Faultlines in NDA over Land Bill

 Faultlines in NDA on the Land Bill are visible with three of BJP's allies -- Shiv Sena, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Swabhimani Paksha -- red-flagging a number of provisions of the proposed legislation.

Shiv Sena leader suggests ministers facing allegations step down

Even as two Maharashtra BJP ministers came under cloud over allegations of irregularities in awarding contracts, Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant today favoured their stepping down until proved innocent.

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Shiv Sena slams HC order banning erection of pandals on roads

 Criticising the recent Bombay High Court order which stated that denying permission to erect temporary pandals on roads and foothpaths is not a breach of fundamental right to religion, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that the verdict appears to have come from a Pakistani court.

Raj Thackeray-Narayan Rane meeting politically strategic move, say analysts

Political analysts in Maharashtra view the recent meeting between senior Congress leader Narayan Rane and MNS chief Raj Thackeray as a politically strategic move to checkmate Shiv Sena's growing influence in Konkan region of the state.

Why BJP mired in controversies needs to be explored: Sena
Why BJP mired in controversies needs to be explored: Sena

 Amidst controversy engulfing the BJP government in Maharashtra over allegations against its ministers, its ally Shiv Sena has said it needs to be explored why such such issues were emerging within a year of the new government coming to power.

Senior citizens associated with Shiv Sena honoured

Nearly 250 senior citizens from the district's Kalyan town who have been associated with Shiv Sena since its formation were honoured at a function here.

Bhoomi Pujan of Shivaji Memorial to take place after monsoon

 The 'Bhoomi Pujan' ceremony of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Statue and memorial erected in the Arabian Sea will take place after monsoon, a senior official said.

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.

China has dual standards on terrorism: Shiv Sena on Lakhvi case
China has dual standards on terrorism: Shiv Sena on Lakhvi case

Shiv Sena Thursday accused China of adopting "double standards" in dealing with terrorism after it blocked India's move in the UN demanding action against Pakistan over release of the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind and LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

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.

Lalitgate: Shiv Sena asks why is Modi govt not backing Rakesh Maria if it can support Swaraj, Raje
Lalitgate: Shiv Sena asks why is Modi govt not backing Rakesh Maria if it can support Swaraj, Raje

Shiv Sena has yet again hit out at its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying, if the Centre can put its weight behind External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, then why it is not backing Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria on the Lalit Modi case.

Shiv Sena praises PM for Yoga Day, says no issue in commodification

Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for successfully carrying out the Yoga Day celebrations in Delhi, Shiv Sena Tuesday said 'commodifying' Yoga will not harm the ancient practice, instead it will increase tourism and generate employment.

Who is at the end of Advani's Emergency cursor, asks Shiv Sena
Who is at the end of Advani's Emergency cursor, asks Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena on Monday latched onto the opportunity to make an apparent swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani's recent comments that an Emergency-like situation in future could not be ruled out.

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.

BJP-Shiv Sena settle on 66:33 power sharing in state-run corporations

After hectic negotiations, the BJP and Shiv Sena have finally decided on a 66:33 power-sharing formula in the state-run corporations.