Setback to MNS as four ex-legislators join BJP

The Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Tuesday received a jolt as four of its former legislators joined the ruling BJP here today.

MNS chief ask party workers in Nashik to start afresh

Following the rout faced by MNS in state Assembly Elections and mass resignation of party workers from the local unit recently, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday said he will start afresh to strengthen party activities in Nashik.

Raj Thackeray offers his last respects to Congress veteran Murli Deora

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray offered his last respects to former union minister and senior Congress leader Murli Deora here on Monday at the party office.

Connect with people, indiscipline won't be tolerated: Raj Thackeray​ to MNS workers

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday asked party workers in a strong-worded message to connect with people and said that "indiscipline" would not be tolerated.

Raj Thackeray accepts resignation of leaders who quit after poll rout

MNS chief Raj Thackeray, whose party suffered a rout in the recently held Maharashtra Assembly polls following which some of its key leaders resigned, has said that he has accepted all resignations submitted to him.

MNS general secretary Pravin Darekar quits

 The beleaguered Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, routed in the assembly elections, faced another crisis Wednesday when its general secretary Pravin Darekar suddenly quit, party sources said.

DNA: Raj Thackeray's fall from grace

Once seen as a potential successor, then seen as the party that would destroy the Shiv Sena, Raj Thackeray and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena have effectively been relegated to the scrap heap of Maharashtra politics after the state elections.

BJP demands revocation of MNS' recognition for hate speeches
BJP demands revocation of MNS' recognition for hate speeches

The national legal cell of BJP on Friday demanded that the Election Commission of India should revoke the recognition granted to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for 'hate speeches' made by its leaders during the Maharashtra Assembly poll campaign.

Maharashtra Assembly Elections: Interesting facts you must know

Voting for the 288 Maharashtra Assembly constituencies took place on Wednesday amidst tight security. Here are a few interesting facts apropos of the multi-cornered fight:

Brisk polling in Maharashtra; celebrities cast vote

Polling began on a brisk note in Maharashtra this morning, where 7.31 percent of the over 8.35 crore voters exercised their franchise in the first two hours.

Stage set for high-stake Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana
Stage set for high-stake Assembly elections in Maharashtra, Haryana

Stage is set for Assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana on Wednesday, one of the biggest electoral tests after the Lok Sabha polls for Narendra Modi, who spearheaded a high-decibel BJP campaign to wrest power from the opposition in what promises to be a close contest.

BJP will capture Maharashtra: State president Devendra Fadnavis

A day before Maharashtra votes, BJP state president Devendra G Fadnavis is supremely confident, saying his party is all set to capture power in the state for the first time.

PIL demands disclosure of assets by Thackerays, other leaders

A public interest litigation filed in the Bombay High Court has sought a direction to the Election Commission to ask Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, his son Aditya and MNS chief Raj Thackeray to disclose their assets in affidavits.

MNS candidate Sudhakar Khade gets pre-arrest bail in rape case

The Bombay High Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to MNS leader Sudhakar Khade, who is contesting Maharashtra assembly election from Kavathe-Mahakal in Sangli district, in connection with a rape case.

Raj Thackeray hits back at RR Patil over rape remark

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday attacked senior NCP leader RR Patil for his controversial comment on the criminal background of an MNS candidate who is in the poll fray against Patil in the latter's home turf.

NCW slams NCP Leader RR Patil's 'rape after elections' remark, demands strict action

Chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW), Lalitha Kumaramangalam, on Saturday slammed former Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil for his 'rape after elections' remark and termed it as a 'reprehensible statement'.

Raj Thackeray – The 'leader' of the Marathi manoos

A firebrand leader in Maharashtra, Raj Thackeray's style of politics is marked with exclusivism and provocation.

2014 Maharashtra Assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray's 'ekla chalo' moment

Many pundits would've foretold that in the 2014 Maharashtra Assembly polls stars were aligned in favour of Uddhav Thackeray.

Shiv Sena did not respond to my overtures: Raj Thackeray

MNS president Raj Thackeray on Thursday claimed he was willing to have a tie-up with Shiv Sena for October 15 Maharashtra assembly elections after the latter's alliance with BJP ended, but there was no response.

Zee Media Exclusive: If PM Modi is busy campaigning for BJP, when will he run the country, asks Raj Thackeray
Zee Media Exclusive: If PM Modi is busy campaigning for BJP, when will he run the country, asks Raj Thackeray

MNS chief said on Wednesday that as BJP did not have a face in Maharashtra who could get them votes, the party for pushing forward Narendra Modi to get take them home. He also said that if PM Modi was bust campaigning for his party in Haryana and Maharashtra, then when would he run the country.