Shivaji

Maharashtra shrinks lessons on Mughals & Rajputs, adds chapters on Bofors, Emergency

Maharashtra shrinks lessons on Mughals & Rajputs, adds chapters on Bofors, Emergency

The Maharashtra State Education Board has come up with revised history textbooks of class 7 and 9 for the 2017-18 academic year, emphasising the Maratha regime and the emperor Shivaji.

Aug 08, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

Adityanath heaps praise on Maharana Pratap

"The people of the country will never show respect to someone like Jaichand, who had displayed his lust for power. Rather, they would embrace Maharana Pratap and Shivaji as role models," he said.

May 28, 2017, 18:49 PM IST
Tension grips Goa's Valpoi town over erecting statue of Shivaji

Tension grips Goa's Valpoi town over erecting statue of Shivaji

Tension gripped Valpoi town in North East part of Goa on Saturday night when a group allegedly tried to install a statue of Shivaji in the area.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:12 AM IST
The handbook Smriti Irani mentioned in Parliament was withdrawn after Shiv Sena's objection: Archbishop

The handbook Smriti Irani mentioned in Parliament was withdrawn after Shiv Sena's objection: Archbishop

A handbook for Class IV students of Don Bosco School had mentioned the great Maharashtrian warrior Shivaji as Dalit.

Feb 27, 2016, 14:11 PM IST
Shivaji Jayanti: Interesting facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Shivaji Jayanti: Interesting facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Today (February 19) is the 368th birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Feb 19, 2016, 10:02 AM IST

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.

Nov 12, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

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.'

Nov 10, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

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.

Sep 02, 2015, 22:46 PM IST

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 Jana

Oct 04, 2014, 23:42 PM IST
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).

Oct 04, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

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.

Jun 11, 2014, 08:50 AM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 07, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

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`.

Jun 05, 2014, 19:36 PM IST

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.

Jun 05, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

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.

Jun 01, 2014, 23:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2012, 09:35 AM IST

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.

Oct 20, 2012, 15:02 PM IST