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Man verbally abused, made to do sit-ups for criticising MNS chief Raj Thackeray

A video of the incident in which the man is being verbally assaulted by MNS workers is doing the rounds on social media.

May 07, 2019, 13:00 PM IST

Raj Thackeray in demand to campaign for Congress

Raj Thackeray, a non Congress leader, is in demand from the grand old party to canvas for its candidates in Maharashtra, sources said.

Apr 14, 2019, 10:08 AM IST

MNS chief Raj Thackeray hits out at PM Narendra Modi, calls him a liar

The MNS chief appreciated veteran leader LK Advani as the person who made the party stand on its feet but has been deprived of becoming the prime minister.

Apr 06, 2019, 23:39 PM IST

Raj Thackeray warns of 'Pulwama-like' attack before Lok Sabha election

Thackeray alleged that the warnings issued by intelligence agencies prior to the Pulwama attack were ignored. 

Mar 10, 2019, 09:52 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi should grab Imran Khan's olive branch if IAF pilot gets freed: Raj Thackeray

Thackeray's statement came against the backdrop of Pakistan PM's offer for talks to resolve the tensions between the two neighbours.

Feb 28, 2019, 15:45 PM IST

MNS president Raj Thackeray meets Anna Hazare

The 81-year-old social activist is seeking the implementation of Lokpal, setting up Lokayuktas in all states and also raising farmers issues.

Feb 04, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

After uproar, Raj Thackeray says MNS has no objection to Nayantara Sahgal attending Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

Thackeray admitted that one of his local party workers had opposed Sahgal's presence at the literary meet and regretted the annoyance caused to the supporters of such literary events.

Jan 07, 2019, 14:00 PM IST

Pappu has become Param Pujya: Raj Thackeray issues warning to BJP

According to Raj Thackeray, the results of the assembly elections should serve as a warning for the BJP and its leaders before the crucial Lok Sabha elections next year.

Dec 12, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Centre conspiring with Owaisi to instigate riots in country: Raj Thackeray

The MNS chief said that the ruling government has no other option left but instigate riots between Hindu and Muslims in the nation in order to seek votes in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:54 AM IST

Hindi is one of the languages, not national language of India, says Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday said Hindi is one of the languages of the nation but added that it is not the national language. 

Dec 03, 2018, 00:00 AM IST

MeToo movement: MNS chief Raj Thackeray says matter a serious issue, women must raise their voice

The MNS leader also questioned the role of media in the matter.

Oct 18, 2018, 08:25 AM IST

Defamation case filed against Tanushree Dutta for comments against MNS chief

Days after Tanushree Dutta alleged being threatened by Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena party, she was slammed with a defamation notice by the MNS.

Oct 04, 2018, 20:31 PM IST

Raj Thackeray’s ‘dog’ analogy to launch scathing attack on Shiv Sena

There is a breed of dog which doesn't know which way to look at. Same is Shiv Sena's situation, said Raj Thackeray.

Sep 10, 2018, 20:56 PM IST

High taxes on fuel are to cover up huge blunder of demonetisation: MNS

"The central government is trying to bring back the economy to normalcy after demonetisation by charging high taxes on fuels."

Sep 09, 2018, 13:14 PM IST

Let's make Modi govt realise its mistakes: Raj Thackeray's MNS joins Bharat Bandh

The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), led by Raj Thackeray, has extended its support to the Bharat Bandh, called by the Congress party on Monday, September 10, over continuous rise in petrol and diesel prices.

Sep 09, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

Plastic manufacturers forced to donate election funds, alleges MNS chief Raj Thackeray

In a serious allegation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray claimed that plastic manufacturers are being forced to donate funds for election. 

Jun 26, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

Raj Thackeray cuts EVM-like cake on his 50th birthday, Mumbaikars get cheap petrol

People are not here to avail the discounts on petrol prices but express their anguish against the government for the very high fuel prices: MNS spokesperson

Jun 14, 2018, 19:36 PM IST

Raj Thackeray makes Twitter debut on Maharashtra Day, remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the state

Raj Thackeray launched his party MNS on March 9, 2006, in Mumbai.

May 01, 2018, 16:29 PM IST

MNS workers target Gujarati-owned shops after Raj Thackeray's 'Modi-Mukt Bharat' call

Several Gujarati dhabas (highway eating joints) also faced the wrath of MNS workers along the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway late on Sunday night.

Mar 19, 2018, 10:59 AM IST