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BJP sweeps Maharashtra civic polls, neck-to-neck with Shiv Sena in Mumbai; NCP, Congress lose big

BJP sweeps Maharashtra civic polls, neck-to-neck with Shiv Sena in Mumbai; NCP, Congress lose big

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday scored a resounding victory in Maharashtra civic polls by bagging eight of the ten municipalities and made giant strides in the Shiv Sena citadel of Mumbai, where it won 82 seats in the fiercely fought Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

BMC polls: Shiv Sena confident of winning elections, says Manohar Joshi

The Shiv Sena on Thursday expressed confidence of victory in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls.

BMC polls: BJP expecting 55% voter turnout on Tuesday

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is pulling out all the stops to capture power at the country's richest civic body.

MNS fields 11 non-Maharashtrians for BMC polls

The 11 non-Marathi speaking candidates of MNS include Gujaratis, Catholics, Muslims, North Indians and South Indians.

Raj Thackeray says Shiv Sena playing double game, announces MNS will contest BMC polls

Raj Thackeray says Shiv Sena playing double game, announces MNS will contest BMC polls

Shiv Sena had turned down Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray's offer of a tie-up.

Shiv Sena asks MNS not to field candidates in BMC polls

Shiv Sena asks MNS not to field candidates in BMC polls

Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has indicated that he was not keen on any rapprochement with estranged cousin Raj Thackeray.

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray offers himself for 'political alliances'

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray offers himself for 'political alliances'

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray on Tuesday indicated that he is "open" to offers of political alliance for the forthcoming civic elections in the state.

Had opposed MNS's Rs 5 crore demand at meeting: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Facing heat over "brokering" a deal between producers of "Ae Dil Hai Mushkil" and MNS chief Raj Thackeray, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis maintained that he had opposed the offer of Rs 5 crore contribution from the filmmakers to the Army welfare fund.

BMC polls: BJP, MNS to woo voters with music programmes, consumer fairs

With an eye on the ensuing 2017 elections to Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), BJP and the MNS each in their own way have taken recourse to staging music concerts and selling commodities at cheaper rates ahead of festival Diwali.

Happy that protests against Karan Johar's movie are over: Madhur Bhandarkar on 'ADHM' row

Happy that protests against Karan Johar's movie are over: Madhur Bhandarkar on 'ADHM' row

Madhur Bhandarkar on Sunday expressed happiness over Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) calling off its protest against Karan Johar's movie 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'.  

After 'ADHM', Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' and 'Dear Zindagi' get green signal from MNS

After 'ADHM', Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' and 'Dear Zindagi' get green signal from MNS

MNS promises no trouble for Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' and 'Dear Zindagi' release 

Asking money for casting Pak actors is extortion: Ashoke Pandit on ADHM row

Asking money for casting Pak actors is extortion: Ashoke Pandit on ADHM row

Ashoke Pandit has condemned MNS decision to ask all producers who employed Pakistani artists in their films to pay Rs 5 crore each into the Indian Army's welfare fund as an atonement. 

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: MNS continues protests against Karan Johar; says won’t allow film’s release

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: MNS continues protests against Karan Johar; says won’t allow film’s release

The MNS led by Raj Thackeray protested against the release of Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil on Wednesday outside a Mumbai multiplex.

Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: MNS issues veiled threat to multiplexes

Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil: MNS issues veiled threat to multiplexes

The opposition by MNS and some other political parties to films with actors from Pakistan in the aftermath of Uri terror attack has put a question mark on the fate of Johar's film which features Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

MNS threatens film, theatre producers casting Pak artistes of consequence

MNS threatens film, theatre producers casting Pak artistes of consequence

The MNS, however, threatened producers and directors casting Pakistani actors of consequences.

Pak artistes controversy: No hero better than soldiers, says Nana Patekar on Salman Khan's remark

Pak artistes controversy: No hero better than soldiers, says Nana Patekar on Salman Khan's remark

Earlier, Salman Khan questioned the campaign against Pakistani actors working in India, saying they were not terrorists.

Salman Khan is ashamed to show loyalty to India, says Abhijeet Bhattacharya – Know why

Salman Khan is ashamed to show loyalty to India, says Abhijeet Bhattacharya – Know why

Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya on Saturday lashed out at Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for supporting Pakistani artistes. In order to express his emotions, the 57-year-old vocalist took to twitter to criticise Salman's recent statement in heavy words.

Raj Thackeray slams Salman Khan for supporting Pakistani artistes, says will ban his movies too

Raj Thackeray slams Salman Khan for supporting Pakistani artistes, says will ban his movies too

Raj Thackeray puts a counter question over Salman Khan's remark.

VHP, Bajrang Dal seek cancellation of Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali's concert

VHP, Bajrang Dal seek cancellation of Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali's concert

Vishwa Hindu Parishad & Bajrang Dal seek to ban Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali concert in Bengaluru. 

Uri terror attack: Comedian Raju Srivastav cancels Pakistan show

Uri terror attack: Comedian Raju Srivastav cancels Pakistan show

Saddened by Uri terror attack, Indian comedian Raju Srivastav has reportedly cancelled his show in Pakistan. He was apparently invited for a comedy show in our neighbouring country.