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Mixed response to anti-government protest (Afternoon Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A shutdown called against the government's economic measures Thursday evoked a mixed response nationwide, with life badly hit in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Gujarat ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters in Maharashtra


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The trading community downed shutters of shops and commercial establishments Thursday, but Mumbai suburban trains, BEST buses, public transport and flights operated normally during the opposition-sponsored ... Read more...

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Hand me Army, I’ll straighten out nation: Bal Thackeray


September 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things ... Read more...

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Police allow Raj Thackeray to hold rally (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Mumbai police Monday granted permission to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to hold a rally at Azad Maidan to protest the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: Raj Thackeray demands Patil’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Friday joined the clamour for the resignations of Home Minister R.R. Patil and city ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to leave hospital Monday


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Two days after Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray underwent an angioplasty to remove blockages in his artery, a party leader said that his hospital ... Read more...

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Uddhav undergoes angioplasty, is ‘absolutely fine’


July 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Friday underwent an angioplasty procedure and all three blockages in his arteries were successfully removed after nearly three hours, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra locks horns with Karnataka on boundary row


July 13th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Both houses of the Maharashtra legislature Thursday passed a unanimous resolution demanding that the central government declare the Marathi-dominated areas of Belgaum and other boundary ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi has invited Esha, Bharat: Hema Malini


July 1st, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Hema Malini had invited Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for her daughter Esha's wedding with Bharat Takhtani. She says that the ... Read more...

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Vidarbha farmers’ group supports stir against toll collecion


June 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 17 (IANS) Farmers' advocacy organisation Vidarbha Jan Andolan Samiti (VJAS) Sunday lent its support to the ongoing protest against toll collection across the state led by ... Read more...

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World’s shortest woman joins Raj Thackeray’s party


May 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 9 (IANS) The world's shortest woman Jyoti Amge, standing at 62.8 cm, has joined Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and hopes to pursue a full-fledged career ... Read more...

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Auto strike hits hard Mumbai suburban commuters


April 16th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Lakhs of commuters and students were inconvenienced Monday as one of Mumbai's biggest autorickshaw unions went on a day's strike in the suburbs here Monday.The action ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray drops protest against Bihar Day event


April 13th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) In an abrupt turnaround, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Friday called off its proposed agitation against the April 15 Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai, scheduled ... Read more...

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Will attend Bihar Day in Mumbai, stresses Nitish


April 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday emphasised that he would visit Mumbai to attend the Bihar Diwas celebrations Sunday even though the event has run into ... Read more...

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Lalu’s RJD backs Nitish on Bihar Day in Mumbai


April 13th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) They may be bitter political rivals, but Lalu Prasad's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has thrown its weight behind Chief Minister Nitish Kumar when it comes ... Read more...

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Bihar Day: Shiv Sena non-confrontationist, MNS belligerent


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday adopted a non-confrontationist approach on the proposed Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai where Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly supports Marathi-speaking people of Karnataka


April 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In a gesture of solidarity with the Marathi-speaking people of Belgaum in Karnataka who have staged a sit-in agitation in the city, the Maharashtra legislative ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government will be under pressure in budget session


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Spurred by its win in the recent civic elections, an aggressive opposition plans to take on the ruling Democratic Front (DF) on a wide range ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition slams government on Kripashankar


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Maharashtra opposition parties Friday accused the Democratic Front state government of attempting to shield former minister and former city party chief Kripashankar Singh, who is ... Read more...

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Two killed in post-poll violence across Maharashtra


February 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Two political activists, both of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), were killed and several others injured in violence following civic polls in Maharashtra, police said ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI triumphs in Mumbai, Thane civic polls; MNS gains (Intro Roundup)


February 17th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party-Republican Party of India alliance Friday came up trumps in elections to the Mumbai and Thane municipal corporations, while the Raj ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI triumphs in Mumbai, Thane civic polls; MNS gains (Roundup)


February 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party-Republican Party of India alliance Friday came up trumps in Mumbai and Thane municipal corporations elections, while the Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Sena-BJP combine triumph in Mumbai, Thane civic polls, MNS gains (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-BJP-RPI alliance came up trumps in Mumbai and Thane municipal corporation elections, results of which were announced here Friday.Though the alliance fell short ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena-BJP on top in Thane


February 17th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Feb 17 (IANS) The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (SS-BJP) alliance emerged as the single largest entity at the Thane Municipal Corporation winning 61 seats of the ... Read more...

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High voltage Maharashtra municipal poll campaign ends


February 14th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The curtains came down Tuesday on one of the most brutal poll campaigns in recent times by all major political parties - for Thursday's ... Read more...

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A son rises in Raj Thackeray’s MNS too


February 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) After the Shiv Sena, a son has risen also in Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena.Raj's son, 18-year-old Amit, made his maiden foray into an election ... Read more...

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Barred from Shivaji Park, MNS threatens street rally


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday rejected the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena's (MNS) petition for permission to hold a poll rally at Shivaji Park. Terming the move ... Read more...

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MNS names candidates - with marks!


January 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Sunday announced the party's first list of candidates for the 10 municipal corporation elections Feb 16 - along with the ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks state election commission


January 24th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Hinting at "partiality" by the state election commission (SEC), Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday hit out at the panel saying it was expected ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP ally to dislodge saffron combine from BMC


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Posing a potentially tough challenge to the ruling Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Congress and the Nationalist Congress ... Read more...

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MNS, SP to contest all BMC seats


January 9th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) As other political parties continued to squabble over seat-sharing, the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Samajwadi Party Monday announced their decision to contest all 227 ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition wants simultaneous counting of votes


January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) A delegation of Maharashtra opposition parties Wednesday called on state election commissioner Neela Satyanarayan, demanding simultaneous counting of votes for the Feb 7 Zilla Parishad ... Read more...

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Count all civic polls votes same day: Maharashtra opposition


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Barely an hour after poll schedules to 10 municipal corporations and 27 zilla parishads were announced here Tuesday, opposition parties in Maharashtra demanded simultaneous counting ... Read more...

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Maharashtra BJP legislators burn paddy in assembly, one suspended


December 13th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 13 (IANS) Uproarious scenes continued in the Maharashtra assembly for the second consecutive day Tuesday with some Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators burning paddy inside the legislature ... Read more...

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Raj warns against stalling flyover due to Lata’s objection


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Tuesday locked horns with the state government over the much-delayed flyover in the posh Pedder Road area of south Mumbai ... Read more...

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