The Bombay High Court on Friday will hear Maharashtra Government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's response on a petition challenging ban on animal slaughter and sale of meat for four days during the Jain festival 'Paryushan'.
Wrangling over the ban on sale of meat by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) during Jain fasting period 'Paryushan' spilled on to the street today with Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) setting up stall to sell meat in defiance of the order in busy Dadar area.
The condition of Sharmila, wife of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, was reported to be stable on Wednesday after she was seriously hurt following a dog bite, party sources said here.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists on Wednesday burnt effigy of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, a day after their party president Raj Thackeray accused the Maratha strongman of indulging in "dirty politics" over the state government's decision to confer the Maharashtra Bhushan award to noted historian Babasaheb Purandare.
Slamming MNS chief Raj Thackeray for criticising BJP over the hanging of 1993 Mumbai serial blasts convict Yakub Memon, state Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse on Wednesday said everybody in Maharashtra knows who has the history of making "fiery" and "provocative" speeches.
The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response of the Centre on a plea seeking a direction to implead the government in cases related to MNS chief Raj Thackeray's prosecution for allegedly making anti-Bihari remarks in 2008.
Voicing strong opposition to Mumbai civic body's new development plan for the metropolis, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday alleged that attempts are being made to sell Mumbai inch by inch and development is being brought at the cost of Marathi-speaking people.
MNS chief Raj Thackeray's cartoon ridiculing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah over their party's humiliating rout in the Delhi Assembly polls has invited sharp rebuke from the saffron party.
In the wake of several senior leaders leaving the party in recent weeks, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has barred the party workers and leaders from carrying cell phones at Friday's meeting.
In the wake of several senior leaders leaving the party in recent weeks, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has barred the party workers and leaders from carrying cell phones at tomorrow's meeting.