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Keep off religious matters: Shiv Sena to ‘Trump Maharaj’

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Monday asked visiting US President Donald Trump “not to interfere” in issues pertaining to religious freedom in India as the same were India’s “internal matter”. Referring to media reports that Trump is likely to express his reservations on aspects of religious freedom with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Sena said […]

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After backlash, Shiv Sena leader Raut withdraws ‘Indira Gandhi used to meet don Karim Lala’ comment

Mumbai: Following a furore and the opposition’s attempts to make political capital out of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s comment claiming link between former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and mafia don Karim Lala, Raut on Thursday retracted his comments. At a private TV channel talkshow, Raut had made certain remarks claiming Indira used to come and […]

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Shiv Sena absent in Sonia meet, but ‘all’s well’ in alliance

Mumbai: Despite the Shiv Sena reportedly skipping two meetings in a fortnight over the CAA/NRC convened by Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, leaders from all the three parties, including Nationalist Congress Party, insist that “all’s well” with the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance government in Maharashtra. The Shiv Sena Lok Sabha Parliamentary Party leader Vinayak Raut […]

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NCP gets Home, Finance as Uddhav allocates portfolios

Mumbai: The much-awaited distribution of ministries in Maharashtra was carried out by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting the plum portfolios of Finance and Home, here on Sunday. In what was described as “an equitable allocation” of responsibilities, Chief Minister Thackeray will handle General Administration, IT, Information & Public Relations, Law & Judiciary […]

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BJP ready to ‘compromise’ with Shiv Sena for Citizenship Amendment Act

Nashik (Maharashtra): The Maharashtra Bharatiya Janata Party is ready to make any “political compromise” with the Shiv Sena if the latter encountered problems with allies – the NCP and the Congress, in implementing the Citizenship Amendment Act, a senior leader said here on Saturday. Former minister Ashish Shelar said that for the BJP, the nation takes […]