Shiv Sena accuses BJP of ‘slogneering’ on Ayodhya Ram Mandir to woo voters

In the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Dussehra rally in Lucknow, Shiv Sena on Thursday said the celebration of the festival in Uttar Pradesh was an attempt by BJP to consolidate votes in the name of Ram Mandir for the forthcoming Assembly elections. At the same time, the ruling alliance partner sought to know … Read more

Uddhav Thackeray apologises for Saamana cartoon alluding to Maratha rallies

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday apologised for a cartoon published in ‘Saamana’ alluding to the Maratha rallies that had sparked a controversy, with the party drawing the ire of the community, political parties and an attack on an office of the newspaper. The controversial cartoon had appeared in last Sunday’s edition of Sena … Read more

Saamana cartoonist regrets hurting Maratha sentiments

A day after an office of Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ was stoned over a cartoon it carried alluding to the ongoing Maratha rallies, the cartoonist today expressed regret over his work, which has triggered sharp reaction from across the political spectrum in Maharashtra. “The sentiments of Maratha community were hurt by my cartoon. But, there … Read more

Navi Mumbai: Shiv Sena office attacked over controversial cartoon

Office of Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana in Navi Mumbai was allegedly stoned on Tuesday apparently over a cartoon published in the daily alluding to the “silent march” being taken out by Maratha community. A pro-Maratha social organisation, ‘Sambhaji Brigade’, later claimed responsibility for the attack. Three youths arrived in a vehicle at the Saamana printing … Read more

Shiv Sena needles PM Modi over Uri terror attack, says situation worse than Congress rule

Needling Narendra Modi over the Uri terror attack, Shiv Sena on Monday said the situation has become worse than that under the previous Congress regime and if the Prime Minister is unable to strike Pakistan and eliminate terrorists, his exercise of building a global image will prove futile. The Sena also called for dissolution of … Read more