Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage.
Coming to the defence of party MP Sanjay Raut whose controversial write-up demanding disenfranchisement of Muslims to end vote bank politics drew flak from various quarters, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday sought to know why nobody reacted when MIM's Asaduddin Owaisi spoke of "finishing Hindus".
The upcoming byelection to Bandra East Assembly constituency will be a high-profile contest with the Congress today announcing the candidature of former minister Narayan Rane who will take on the Shiv Sena nominee in the area which houses the residence of party chief Uddhav Thackeray.
Reiterating his opposition to the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel should take away the project to her state as she had invited industries from Maharashtra.
Shiv Sena, which has been critical of the Narendra Modi Government over the Land Bill, on Wednesday sought to put an end to speculation about a rift with BJP and said its stand on policy decisions should not be seen as a "revolt" against its senior alliance partner.
A day after Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray opposed the Land Acquisition Ordinance, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said that efforts would be made to explain provisions in the amendment to those who have not understood it.
A day after Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray said that Maharashtra Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had given his nod for revival of the "vibrant" Mumbai nightlife, a BJP leader said the plan should not be elite-centric.
An angry BJP on Tuesday took strong exception to Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray's criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the poll rout in Delhi and dared its saffron partner to first quit the alliance and then attack its leaders.
With BJP left badly bruised in the Delhi Assembly poll, ally Shiv Sena today added to its woes saying the outcome amounted to "defeat" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and showed that tsunami is mightier than the "Modi wave".