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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on plea against Raj Thackeray


September 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday asked police to file an action taken report on a complaint filed against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray for ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray comes out in support of cartoonist Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporting jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that he be set free and the sedition charges against him be ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

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Music to bridge India-Pakistan divide


September 5th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) The idea was to unite two uneasy neighbours through melody and music and what better platform than the reality show "Sur Kshetra" that brings together ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray publicity-hungry: Nitish Kumar


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Sunday said that Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray is publicity-hungry and has nothing to do with democracy.Reacting to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

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Delhi court issues summons against Raj Thackeray


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday issued summons to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for humiliating people of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar by calling ... Read more...

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Will continue protest outside PM residence: Kejriwal (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Soon after he was released from police detention, anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal said they would continue to protest outside the residences of prime minister, ... Read more...

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Patnaik goes, Mumbai gets new police chief (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai's no-nonsense Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was Thursday shunted out with a promotion, after coming under flak for the Aug 11 violence at a Muslim ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party files complaint against Raj Thackeray


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Wednesday filed a police complaint here against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray for his allegedly derogatory remarks against state party ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding Bangladeshi infiltrators responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Thousands march in Mumbai to protest violence (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Thousands of MNS supporters defied police Tuesday to take to the streets here to denounce the Aug 11 violence in the city that had left ... 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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Raj Thackeray to take out march even if refused permission


August 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) is determined to take out its proposed procession Tuesday even if Mumbai police refuse permission, the party's president said ... 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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Defiant MNS asks Mumbai residents not to pay toll tax


July 29th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Defying Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's threat of action, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Sunday called upon the people of Mumbai not to pay ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax


July 24th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize ... 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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Uddhav Thackeray in hospital for angioplasty


July 20th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray was admitted to Lilavati Hospital here Friday morning for an angioplasty procedure, party officials said.He was accompanied by ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to undergo angioplasty Friday


July 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who has been suffering from chest pains the past one week, will undergo an angioplasty in Bandra's Lilavati Hospital ... 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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Sena men shut down ‘pollution tax’ post at Lonavala


June 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 25 (IANS) An illegal 'pollution tax' collection centre at the popular hill resort of Lonavala in Maharashtra was shut down Monday by angry activists of the Shiv ... 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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MNS activists attack toll posts across Maharashtra


June 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray questioned the toll collection policy of the state government, hundreds of MNS activists Wednesday attacked ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks Maharashtra government on toll tax


June 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday trained his guns on the toll collection policy of the Congress-led state government and alleged that there ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray puts cash rewards to save tigers


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 1 (IANS) The endangered tiger in the state has found a new saviour in Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.He announced a reward of Rs.500,000 Friday ... 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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MNS protests wrongful sacking of HSBC employees


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Over 400 protestors Friday staged demonstrations in front of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd (HSBC Bank) to protest the sacking of employees at ... Read more...

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Maharashtra ‘netas’ play politics over Little Master


April 27th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar's nomination to the Rajya Sabha evoked sharp reactions from various Maharashtra political parties and leaders Friday.Accusing the Congress of playing politics on the ... Read more...

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Lalu slams Nitish for ‘bowing’ before Raj Thackeray


April 16th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "bowing" before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray ... Read more...

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