Panel discussion on Girish Karnad's remark on Tipu Sultan's true legacy

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad today said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.

Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was a Hindu: Girish Karnad

'It would have been "apt" had the Bengaluru International Airport at Devanahalli near here been named after Tipu Sultan rather than Kempegowda.'

Now, Shiv Sena wants Aurangabad renamed

After the decision to change the name of Aurangzeb Road to Abdul Kalam Road in Delhi, the Shiv Sena wants Aurangabad to be renamed as Sambhaji Nagar.

PM Modi addresses election rally at Mumbai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged that the Congress leaders were competing to criticize him and urged the people of Maharashtra to elect a stable government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Narendra Modi remembers Shivaji, urges Maharashtrians to vote for BJP

Narendra Modi remembers Shivaji, urges Maharashtrians to vote for BJP

Prime MinisterNarendra Modi on Saturday alleged that the Congress leaders were competing to criticize him and urged the people of Maharashtra to elect a stable government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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.

Shivaji`s mid-sea memorial: Government may issue tender afresh

The Maharashtra Government on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that it had not yet taken a final decision on the award of tender for the construction of mid-sea memorial of King Shivaji.

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.

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.

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.

NCP seeks Modi`s apology over errors in Guj textbook about Shivaji

NCP on Tuesday demanded apology from Narendra Modi over alleged factual errors in information given about Maratha king Shivaji in a class VII textbook of social sciences published by Gujarat educational department
NCP activists, led by state president Jitendra Awhad, set ablaze an effigy of Modi, Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s prime ministerial candidate, in Kalwa over the "incorrect" information on "Maharashtra`s icon" Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Shivaji didn`t loot Surat, says Narendra Modi

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had not looted Surat, but plundered Mughal emperor Aurangazeb`s treasure in the city with the help of local people.

Uddhav takes Bal Thackeray’s powers, but not `Shiv Sena supremo` title

Uddhav Thackeray, the son of late Shiv Sena supremo, has declined to accept the position of "Shiv Sena pramukh" (supremo), saying his late father Bal Thackeray cannot be replaced from the post.

Shivaji`s `Welcome` has 18 comedians

As many as 18 comedians have been roped in to be a part of Shivaji-starrer Telugu romantic-comedy ‘Welcome’, releasing this Diwali.

Shivaji`s wax statue unveiled

Maharashtra Tourism Minister Chhagan Bhujbal unveiled a life-size wax statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Shiv Sena protests shifting of Shivaji`s mentor`s statue

Shiv Sena on Thursday said it was against
plans for shifting the statue of Dadoji Konddeo -- who
mentored Shivaji Maharaj during childhood -- from the historic
Lal Mahal in Pune.

Plea for bringing back Shivaji`s sword, Kohinoor diamond

A strong plea was made in the
Rajya Sabha Thursday for making efforts to bring back the Bhavani
sword of Shivaji Maharaj, as also the Kohinoor diamond from
Great Britain.

SC slams Maha govt on Laine`s book on Shivaji

The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Maharashtra government for its intentions to remove derogatory reference made to the great Maratha leader Shivaji in a controversial book authored by American author James Laine.

Maha explores legal options to ban Laine`s book on Shivaji

With the Supreme Court lifting the
ban on James Laine`s controversial book on Chhatrapati Shivaji
Maharaj, the Maharashtra government on Sunday announced setting up of
a three-member committee.