Claiming that Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was handling the coronavirus crisis well, `Saamana', the mouthpiece of his party Shiv Sena, hit out on Saturday at those flagging his lack of experience.
Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday morning left for Ayodhya to offer prayers to Lord Ram to mark 100 days of his government's formation in the state.
The Shiv Sena on Thursday accused the BJP of using Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar as a "shield" to play the politics of neo-nationalism.
The Shiv Sena on Monday said the ongoing preparation for the much awaited visit of US President Donald Trump is a reflection of the "slave mentality" of Indians.
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 also its own ideology.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday said members of minority communities had told him that they would not mind if his party joined hands with the Shiv Sena, but the BJP must be kept away from power in Maharashtra.
Recalling days of the underworld in Mumbai, Raut, who was earlier a journalist, said gangsters like Dawood Ibrahim, Chhota Shakeel and Sharad Shetty used to have control over the metropolis and adjoining areas.
This is the first meeting between the two leaders after the Shiv Sena formed the coalition government in Maharashtra with the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).