Having worked together in the Free Press Journal in 1947 as political cartoonists, the bond between Bal Thackeray and noted cartoonist RK Laxman remained intact through the passage of time, spanning decades.
Asserting that his support to the BJP in Maharashtra should not be taken for granted, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said his party had joined the Government to provide stability to the State, where no party had emerged clear winner in the October Assembly polls.
Referring to the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's proposal of a committee headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Mumbai-related issues, Shiv Sena on Tuesday alleged that some industrialists and politicians were conspiring to separate the city from Maharashtra.
The city-based Lilavati Hospital on Tuesday submitted to the Bombay High Court the medical reports of late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray for the period November-December 2011 when he executed his will.
Seeking to smooth the ruffled feathers among its allies, BJP on Tuesday fielded candidates from Shivsangram and RSP for the January 30 election to Maharashtra Legislative Council, but left the Swabhimani Shetkari Paksh high and dry.
Slamming Swami Vasudevananda for his comments that every Hindu family must produce 10 kids, the Shiv Sena on Tuesday said the 'godman' should at least refrain from joining the league of other leaders from the BJP, who created furore with their controversial remarks.
Amid controversy over a street child being thrown out of a McDonald's restaurant in Pune, the Shiv Sena, which is a part of BJP-led government in Maharashtra, on Monday wondered as to when will 'Acche Din' (good days) arrive for the poor in the country.
The proposed 9,900 MW nuclear power project in Jaitapur in the state may not see the light of the day as Shiv Sena, which is a part of the new BJP-led government in Maharashtra, is likely to stay put to its stand to oppose it.
The committee constituted by Maharashtra government to identify land suitable for the construction of a memorial for late Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, has shortlisted six plots in the island city.
Taking a dig at Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's photography exhibition held to raise fund for farmers in Maharashtra, the Congress on Tuesday said here the saffron party should consider starting a "photography business" to provide aid to drought-hailstorm affected farmers if they are unable to do so being in the power.