He came out of the blue four and a half years ago. Now, his imprint on the Maharashtra BJP as well as governance in the state is unmistakable.
Sanjay Raut: 'Shiv Sena is a national party now. And we think burqa should be banned in the interests of national security'
Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena leader and Rajya Sabha MP, spoke with Rohit E David on why the party wants a burqa ban, Sena-BJP, Hindutva, Marathi manoos and becoming a national party.
There is palpable anger among Muslim, Dalit and agricultural communities against BJP. But has the Congress capitalised on this? Has the Modi Wave swept again? How is Raj Thackeray impacting the polls?
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Priyanka Chaturvedi: 'Congress speaks of ideological change. But it uses Raj Thackeray. Doesn’t it show lack of leadership?'
Priyanka Chaturvedi left the Congress and joined the Shiv Sena last week. She spoke with Rohit E David on what she faced in the Congress, going from a national to a regional party and why she thinks this is Shiv Sena 2.0.
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Priyanka Chaturvedi Quits Congress: And joins the Shiv Sena. Why I think this is just politics, and far from feminism
Priyanka Chaturvedi's timing just doesn’t add up with the narrative. If you are deeply upset with your party's treatment of you, you can always leave. But joining a rival party so swiftly shows more afoot.
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Enter, Prashant Kishor: The recent meeting between the JD(U) pollster and the Shiv Sena has raised many questions
Why was poll strategist and JD(U) leader Prashant Kishor recently meeting with Shiv Sena's top leadership? Was this about new plans for the upcoming polls — or for national roles after the polls?
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Nawaz and Amrita shine in Thackeray
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'Thackeray' Movie Review: Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Thackeray is a near-perfect rendition of a feared icon
Crisp, sleek and edgy — Nawazuddin's 'Thackeray' keeps you gripped till the end. We give it 3.5/5.
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