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Shiv Sena will contest Assembly polls in UP, Goa: Sanjay Raut

The Shiv Sena on Sunday announced that it will contest the Assembly polls due in Uttar Pradesh and Goa next year. The announcement came from party MP Sanjay Raut who reportedly claimed that farmers’ organisations in western Uttar Pradesh have extended their support to the party. Divulging the plans, Raut said the Shiv Sena will...

Sanjay Raut says BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra an invitation for third wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Wednesday lashed out at the BJP for the Jan Ashirwad Yatra being carried out by Union ministers in several states and termed it as an invitation for the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also blamed the saffron party for doing it deliberately and urged it to have...

Sanjay Raut says Stan Swamy’s death in custody can’t be justified

At a time when controversy has already erupted over the death of a tribal activist and an accused in the Elgar Parishad case Stan Swamy, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has said his death in custody cannot be justified even if Naxals are dangerous than Kashmiri separatists. “A government that is scared of an 84-year-old...

Shiv Sena-BJP’s relationship like Aamir Khan & Kiran Rao, not India-Pakistan: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut has equated the relationship between BJP and Shiv Sena with that of Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao. He said this in reaction to BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis’s statement that the two parties are not enemies. Sanjay Raut said, “We are not India-Pakistan. Look at Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao, it...

Sanjay Raut attacks BJP after summons issued to his wife by ED in PMC Bank case

A day after Sanjay Raut’s wife Varsha was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Shiv Sena MP has hit out at the Centre saying that the central probe agencies like the ED are losing their importance because of their rampant use in the political power game. Sanjay Raut said that Shiv Sena will answer...

Sanjay Raut says Centre cancelled parliament’s winter session to avoid debate on farmers’ protest

Days after the Centre decided to cancel the winter session of parliament, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday took a dig at the Centre saying the session was cancelled to avoid discussion on the ongoing farmers’ protest against the contentious farm laws. Sanjay Raut also questioned the need for the Central Vista project when...

Arnab Goswami arrested in abetment to suicide case

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has been arrested by the Raigad police on Wednesday. He was arrested in connection with an abetment to suicide case filed against him and two others in 2018. Notably, the police have reopened investigations in the case. A senior cop said that Goswami is being taken to Raigad where he...

Uddhav Thackeray, Congress lambasts Kangana

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has criticised actor Kangana Ranaut following her remarks equating Mumbai with Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Uddhav Thackeray, without naming Kangana, said some people don’t have gratitude for the city where they earn their livelihood. The chief minister said this in the Maharashtra Assembly while paying tribute to Shiv Sena MLA Anil...

BJP criticises Sanjay Raut for calling Ahmedabad a “mini Pakistan”

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut who is fighting a war of words with actor Kangana Ranaut attracted fresh criticism from the BJP. Notably, BJP on Monday lambasted Raut for trying to defame Gujarat by calling Ahmedabad a “mini Pakistan”. The saffron party demanded an apology from Sanjay Raut. War of words Raut, while speaking to...

People will demand PM’s resignation: Sanjay Raut

Taking a dig at the Centre, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has said people will demand Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resignation if the problem of rising unemployment due to COVID-19 pandemic is not tackled. Sanjay Raut said over 10 crore people have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic. Raut claimed that the pandemic has...

Shiv Sena MP blames ‘Namaste Trump’ event behind COVID-19 spread in Gujarat

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday launched a no holds barred attack on the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre claiming that the event held in Ahmedabad to welcome US President Donald Trump in February was responsible for the spread of coronavirus in Gujarat and later in Mumbai and Delhi, which some of his...

Political slugfest over Shramik Special trains, Shiv Sena takes a dig at Piyush Goyal  

In a dig at railway minister Piyush Goyal over the diversion of the Vasai Road-Gorakhpur Sharmik Special train via Odisha, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said their only request is that train carrying migrants should reach its destination as announced. Shiv Sena’s alliance partner NCP, however, took a different stand, saying Piyush Goyal...