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Shiv Sena: Political party in Maharashtra, India
Shiv Sena, is a Marathi regional and Hindu nationalist political organisation in India founded on 19 June 1966 by political cartoonist Bal Thackeray. The party originally emerged from a movement in Bombay demanding preferential treatment for Maharashtrians over migrants to the city. It is currently headed by Thackeray's son, Uddhav Thackeray. Members of Shiv Sena are referred to as Shivsainiks.

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Uddhav’s new allies ask him to review stand on CAA-NPR

A day after chief minister Uddhav Thackeray once again made clear his support for CAA and NPR in New Delhi following his meeting with PM Narendra Modi, his new allies Congress and NCP mounted pressure..
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Maharashtra will go ahead with CAA, NPR, says Uddhav Thackeray after meeting PM Modi

Disregarding protests from within the Maharashtra coalition, CM and Shiv Sena boss Uddhav Thackeray stuck to his guns that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), as well as the National Population..
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Uddhav Thackeray meets Sonia Gandhi

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi and held discussions on the current political situation and CAA-NPR-NRC. Sources said the leaders are learnt to..
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No one should be scared of CAA, nationwide NRC will not be implemented: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting with PM Modi

It is to be noted that the Shiv Sena voted for the CAA to be passed in the parliament, even though the party's ally in Maharashtra, the Congress, voted against it.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray meets PM Modi

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray met PM Modi on Friday, his first visit to the national capital after taking over the reins of the state. The chief minister's son Aditya Thackeray, who is a minister in..
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Amid Cong & NCP pressure to reject NPR, Uddhav to meet Sonia, PM today

Uddhav Thackeray will be in New Delhi on Friday to meet PM Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi even as Congress and NCP appear to have further piled up pressure on the Shiv Sena to reject..
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Shiv Sena hails SC order on women in Army, slams Centre's stand


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Women officers in army: Shiv Sena attacks Centre for 'regressive' views, says India won 1971 war under Indira Gandhi

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court on Monday (February 17) directed the central government to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Indian Army within three months.
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Preparations for Trump's India visit show 'slave mentality': Shiv Sena

Through an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamna', the party said that Trump's India trip is like the visit of a 'Badshah' (emporer).
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'BJP will defeat Sena-NCP-Congress alone': Ex-Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis challenges Shiv Sena to fight polls again

Fadnavis said that the reality that his challenge poses will be proved in the BJP's success in the upcoming Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation polls.
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Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance 'unrealistic, unnatural', says JP Nadda


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'Modi-Shah not invincible anymore': Sanjay Raut on Delhi Assembly poll results

In another attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shiv Sena leader Sanjay raut on Sunday said that Narendra Modi and Union Minister Amit Shah are not invincible anymore as they were in the 2014..
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Population register creates rift in Maharashtra govt

While Congress and NCP are opposed to NPR and have demanded a joint meeting of all the coalition partners to determine the government’s stand, Shiv Sena has said NPR is in the national interest. CM..
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Maharashtra: Shiv Sena's Arvind Sawant appointed as chairman of state-level parliamentary committee

The Shiv Sena MP will enjoy the rank of a Cabinet minister,
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Crack in Maha Vikas Aghadi? NCP, Shiv Sena bicker over NIA probe in Bhima Koregaon case

The Maharashtra government changed its stance, much to Sharad Pawar's discontent
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Uddhav overrules NCP on Elgar Parishad case

Shiv Sena and NCP appear to be on a collision course over entrusting the Elgar Parishad probe to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). "The CM has the powers," Maharashtra home minister Anil..
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Sena MP moves bill to promote 2-child norm

Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha MP Anil Desai has moved a private member's bill proposing incentives to promote a two-child norm, a proposal that is likely to be discussed when Parliament meets for the second..
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AAP's focus on governance issues trumped BJP's polarisation bid: Shiv Sena


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Delhi polls: BJP blames Congress for vote shift, Shiv Sena'polarisation'


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Shiv Sena doesn't need to change its flag to prove Hindutva: Uddhav Thackeray

In a dig at his estranged cousin and MNS chief Raj Thackeray who is apparently reshaping his politics with the Hindutva agenda in Maharashtra, chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the Shiv..
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Shiv Sena praises Kejriwal for AAP government's 'ideal' work in Delhi

The Sena said Prime Minister Narendra Modi or Union home minister Amit Shah should have felicitated Kejriwal for fulfilling the promises in Delhi, but instead of doing that senior BJP leaders and..
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Shiv Sena takes dig at Modi over Ram temple trust announcement before Delhi polls


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Congress driving Shiv Sena away from Hindutva, MNS filling vacuum: BJP

Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil on Wednesday asked chief minister Uddhav Thackeray to guard against the Congress' "conspiracy" to "win away" the Shiv Sena from its Hindutva agenda and allow..
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Did I ask for stars and moon?: Uddhav on severing ties with BJP

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, whose party severed ties with the BJP after the state elections, on Monday said that if somebody breaks a promise, "pain and anger is obvious". "No, I did..
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NRC will not be implemented in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

It is to be noted that the Shiv Sena voted for the CAA to be passed in the parliament.
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Maharashtra govt to introduce reservations for Muslims: Congress Minister

He stated that the initiative to introduce reservation for Muslims was part of the common minimum programme which was devised by the NCP, Congress, and the Shiv Sena on the basis of which the..
DNA - Published

Sena agrees with Shah, says Sharjeel Imam's words were dangerous

The Shiv Sena on Thursday endorsed Union home minister Amit Shah's view that alleged inflammatory statements made by Sharjeel Imam, an anti- Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) activist, were dangerous.
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Shiv Sen slams Centre for handing Elgar Parishad case to NIA

Attacking the Centre for handing over the probe into the sensitive Elgar Parishad case to the NIA, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday invoked federalism in the country and accused the Modi government of..
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Many ministers in Maharashtra govt earned position on merit: Sharad Pawar

NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that many ministers in the Shiv Sena-led coalition government in Maharashtra do not belong to political families and have earned their position purely on merit. Pawar..
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Shiv Sena vs MNS: Who will win the 'Hindutva' space?

The battle between Shiv Sena and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over who gets the title of 'Hindutva' ideologue has intensified
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'Will you take Mehbooba Mufti to Ayodhya?': Sanjay Raut's comeback to BJP questioning Uddhav's visit

The BJP had mocked Udhhav's visit and asked if Shiv Sena will be taking former Congress president Rahul Gandhi to Ayodhya, too.
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Government's remote is at Silver Oak, batteries in Delhi: Devendra Fadnavis

Former chief minister, Devendra Fadnavis attacked the Shiv Sena, the BJP's former ally, for abandoning its ideology and joining hands with the Congress and the NCP to form government. The Thackeray-led..
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Nitin Gadkari accuses Shiv Sena of betraying BJP in Maharashtra

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the BJP did not lose last year's Maharashtra assembly elections, but was betrayed by the Shiv Sena. He also said that the Sena not only left its ally, but..
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Muslims from Pakistan, Bangladesh should be thrown out of India, says Shiv Sena in mouthpiece Saamna

The Sena also attacked MNS chief Raj Thackeray for changing the party flag colour and shifting to Hindutva.
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Pakistani, Bangladeshi Muslims should be 'thrown out' from country: Shiv Sena

The party made the statement in the wake of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's remarks that his party will take out a huge rally on February 9 in Mumbai to drive "illegal..
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Balasaheb never compromised with his ideals: Amit Shah’s tribute to Shiv Sena founder comes as jibe for Uddhav

Home minister Amit Shah on Thursday recalled Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray as someone who never compromised with his ideals, in what was seen as an attack on the current Sena leadership for aligning..
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Raj Thackeray's MNS goes saffron, backs Modi government on evicting infiltrators

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for..
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Minorities not against Sena; wanted BJP out of power: Sharad Pawar

The Shiv Sena and BJP contested the state assembly polls together in October last year, but parted ways following disagreement over sharing the chief ministerial post for two- and-half years on..
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to visit Ayodhya on completion of 100 days in power

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray, who heads the Shiv Sena, will visit Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh to mark the completion of 100 days in power in March, senior Sena leader Sanjay Raut said here..
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Aligned with Sena as Muslims wanted BJP out: Congress neta

A video of Maharashtra minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan purportedly saying that his party joined the Shiv Sena-led government on “insistence” of the “Muslim community” to stop..
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Saibaba birthplace row uncalled for; CM can't be blamed: Shiv Sena


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Congress-Sena divide widens over Savarkar

Differences between Maharashtra allies Congress and Shiv Sena have sharpened over the past few weeks with a constant exchange of barbs between Sena MP Sanjay Raut and senior Congress functionaries over..
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Sena wanted to form govt in alliance with Congress after 2014 Maharashtra polls: Prithviraj Chavan

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan has revealed that the Shiv Sena had proposed to form a coalition government with his party and the NCP after the 2014 assembly..
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Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in Belagavi, asked not to speak on border dispute

Sanjay Raut's visit comes a day after Maharashtra Minister of State for Health Rajendra P. Yadravkar was prevented by the police from addressing a meeting of Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti.
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Is Raut's Savarkar comment Sena's official stand? Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra PWD minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Saturday sought to know whether Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's statement that those opposing the Bharat Ratna for V D Savarkar must spend..
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'Stay two days in Andaman Cellular Jail': Sanjay Raut's advice to those opposing Veer Savarkar

Ever since the Shiv Sena cut its ties with its ally of 35 years, the BJP, and formed an alliance with the Congress, it has found itself in a tough spot on a few political issues since agreeing with an..
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Sanjay Raut: Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Savarkar should stay in jail for at least 2 days

"Those who oppose Veer Savarkar, they may be from any ideology or party, let them stay for just two days at the cell in Andaman cellular jail where Savarkar was lodged. Only then will they realize his..
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Sanjay Raut should not have made comment about Indira Gandhi: Sharad Pawar

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut should have refrained from saying that former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi used to meet yesteryear gangster Karim Lala, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said here on Friday.
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Haji Mastan ‘pucca Congressi’, many netas met him, says ‘son’

Wading into the controversy Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut stoked with his comment that former PM Indira Gandhi had met gangster Karim Lala, another mafia don Haji Mastan’s adopted son Sundar Shekhar..
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Such pinpricks will sow division among allies: Mallikarjun Kharge on Sanjay Raut

On Thursday, Kharge said he telephoned Maharashtra Congress chief and state revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat to convey this advice-message to Shiv Sena leadership. As a result, Raut expressed regret..
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