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Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

About Maharashtra Navnirman Sena

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is a Maharashtra, India-based political party headed by Raj Thackeray.

During the 2009 Maharashtra Assembly elections, Ramesh Bhau Wanjale, a candidate of the MNS from Khadakwasla constituency in Maharashtra, has invested his election campaign with the glitter of gold jewellery worth Rs. 3.3 million.

In November 09, MNS asked the Bombay Stock Exchange for a Marathi website.

In November 09, the first day of the new Maharashtra assembly went pretty chaotic, with four MNS legislators being suspended for assaulting Samajwadi Party legislator Abu Asim Azmi, who was taking his oath in Hindi.

In January 2010, MNS distributed Marathi language alphabet books to north Indian taxi and auto rickshaw drivers as part of an exercise to teach them Marathi.

In February 2010, Bharatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari criticised the regionalism being propagated by Shiv Sena and MNS in Maharashtra state.

On June 2010, its activists, along with those of NCP vandalised the office of a private mobile service provider company in protest of relaying obscene jokes through sms to its subscribers allegedly insulting the National Anthem.


Nitin Nikam slaps a contractor

MNS corporator Nitin Nikam has publicly slapped a 65-year-old private contractor DG Patil. The incident happened when Nikam has summoned Patil following complaints bout delays in water pipeline work in Ganeshwadi. The police registered a non-cognizable offence. Nikam defended his action saying, "If your work is improper and you don't understand me when I talk to you nicely then I will have to use the MNS way to explain it to you." No action was taken against Nikam yet. Party leader Bala Nandgaonkar defended the action of Nikam.

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CJM of Muzaffarpur court directs police to file FIR against Uddhav and Raj Thackeray
The Thackeray cousins are charged for making provocative statements against Biharis and formenting regionalism and national disintegration

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar calls Raj Thackeray deranged
Nitish says that it is the responsibility of Maharashtra and Centre to provide safety and security to Biharis in Maharashtra

MNS to go ahead with rally to protest August 11 violence
MNS insists the rally from Girgaum Chowpatty to Azad Maidan will be peaceful

Mumbai commuters hit by auto strike
Commuters in Mumbai were left stranded on Monday by a strike that was spearheaded by a Nationalist Congress Party-led auto-rickshaw union.

Justice Katju flays anti-migrant rhetoric
Chairman of Press Council of India (PCI) Justice Markandey Katju has condemned the anti-migrant ideology of certain regional outfits like the Maharashtra Navanirmana Sena (MNS).

Sushil Modi expresses relief over reconciliation on Mumbai anti-migrant rhetoric
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday expressed relief over reconciliation on anti-migrant rhetoric made by Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.

Nitish to arrive in Mumbai today for 'Bihar Divas' celebrations
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will arrive here on Saturday to participate in the 'Bihar Divas' celebrations.

Nitish not to pursue any political motive during his visit: Raj Thakeray
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Friday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will not pursue any political motive during his visit to Maharashtra.

Opposing Nitish's Mumbai visit will be against country's unity, integrity: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday backed Nitish Kumar's decision to attend the 'Bihar Divas' programme in Mumbai, saying the decision to oppose the Bihar Chief Minister's visit will be against the unity and integrity of the country.

Mumbai is not Raj Thackeray's legacy, says Ram Kripal Yadav
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Ram Kripal Yadav on Friday hit out at Raj Thackeray for telling Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar not to celebrate 'Bihar Divas' in Mumbai, saying such statements of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief encourages hatred among the people.

Shiv Sena-BJP alliance emerges winner in BMC polls
The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance retained power over Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), defeating the Congress and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) alliance despite growing criticism of shoddy and increasingly overburdened infrastructure.

Mayawati accuses Congress of showing step-motherly attitude towards Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has charged the Congress party with promoting poverty, unemployment and showing a step-motherly attitude towards the state.

Pune politician adorns gold worth millions
Samrat Moze, a prospective candidate for civic body elections in Pune sported valuables worth millions to attract voters. He adorned himself with heavy gold chains, thick quintessential bracelets and fat rings.

Nitish blames Congress for high level of malnutrition
Slamming the Congress Party for a rise in malnutrition in the country, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that it is unfortunate for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept prevailing situation.

Cash-for-vote scam accused Amar Singh flexes political muscle ahead of UP polls
Flexing his political clout ahead of the upcoming polls in Uttar Pradesh, lawmaker and key accused in the 2008 cash-for-votes scam, Amar Singh, lashed out at friend-turned-adversary, Mulayam Singh Yadav in Varanasi on Sunday.

Will support Modi for Prime Minster's job: Raj Thackeray
Lauding Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his three-day fast for promoting communal harmony, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said he would support Modi's bid for becoming Prime Minister.

People in Bihar reject "doubled faced" Anna Hazare's anti-graft crusade
Residents in Bihar are up in arms against veteran social activist Anna Hazare's anti-graft crusade, claiming that it exposes his dual character. They have also rubbished the fact that he is a Gandhian on grounds that he supported the violence against Biharis in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra perpetrated by goons of the regional Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, which is led by Raj Thackeray.

MNS demands Kalmadi's resignation as Pune MP
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) activists staged a demonstration outside the house of sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi's here on Wednesday demanding his resignation as an MP representing their city.

Jaitapur Project: Ramesh accuses Shiv Sena of political opportunism
Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday criticised the Shiv Sena for politicising the Jaitapur nuclear plant issue.

Stone-pelting cases: Raj Thackeray gets bail from Aurangabad court
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray has been granted bail in three different cases by local courts here.

BJP chief Gadkari holds grand reception in Nagpur
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari is holding a grand reception of his son, Nikhil, at the Vidarbha Cricket Association, on the outskirts of Nagpur on Friday.

Crossword Bookstore, Mumbai and Leadstart Publishing Host the Launch of ‘A Soulful of Lie’, a Debut Novel by Supriya Parulekar
Crossword Bookstore, Mumbai and Leadstart Publishing on 30th November 2010, launched the book ‘A Soulful of Lie’ ' by Supriya Parulekar. The book was released by India’s well known celebrity photographer, Gautam Rajadhyaksha, while Smt. Sharmila Raj Thackeray, social activist and the wife of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray was the guest of honour for the evening

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