Raj Thackeray

Jharkhand court warns Raj Thackeray about seizure of property

Jharkhand man on a mission to bring greenery in PalamauRanchi, Feb 18 : Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray, an accused in a case related to the hurting of sentiments of north Indians, was warned by a Jharkhand court that his property would be attached if he failed to appear before the court by April 2.

Maharashtra Governor meets Raj Thackeray

Maharashtra Governor meets Raj ThackerayMumbai, Jan 30: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray met Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir for about an hour on Friday in connection with the vandalisation of Mumbai University premises.

Raj was accompanied by key associates, including spokesperson Shirish Parkar, to the Raj Bhavan.

Details of the meeting were not disclosed.

Earlier this week, MNS student wing activists attacked the Mumbai University premises, destroying property after they were denied permission to hold talks with the vice chancellor.

Migrants row resurfaces in Maharashtra

Raj ThackerayNasik, Jan 27 (ANI): Activists of Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) attacked a school at Nasik in Maharashtra where a cultural programme of the north Indians was in progress on Monday.

The activists attacked the parents of school children and beat up participants in the programme, which was taking place as part of the country''s Republic Day celebrations.

Scores of activists wielding MNS flags and raising slogans vandalized property at the school.

The MNS activists said they were protesting against the Bhojpuri film songs being played at the function.

Fresh NBW against Raj

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj ThackerayA Jharkhand Court has issued a fresh non-bailable arrest warrant against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray.

The NBW was issued after Raj failed to appear in court in connection with a case pertaining to his alleged derogatory remarks over 'chhat' festival.

Judicial Magistrate A K Tiwari issued the warrant and asked the Mumbai police commissioner to execute the order.

Next hearing will be held on 18 Dec.

Raj's counsel argued that he could not appear in person on security grounds.

SC said NO to MCOCA against Raj

SC said NO to MCOCA against RajThe Supreme Court on Friday said 'NO' to a petition seeking registration of a criminal case under MCOCA (Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act) against MNS chief Raj Thackeray.

An NGO Yuva Shakti filed the petition against Raj for his party's hate campaign and violence against north Indians in Mumbai.

 "It is not our duty to pass orders for registering cases," said a Bench headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan.

"Don't convert this court into police station," the Court said. Justice P Sathasivan was also a member of the bench.

Maharashtra govt records show 90% jobs held by “locals”

Maharashtra govt records show 90% jobs held by “locals”  In reaction to the propaganda by Raj Thackeray and other leaders that ‘outsiders’ were taking away jobs from locals in Maharashtra, Industries Minister Ashok Chavan clarified on Tuesday that the government resolution asking industrial units to reserve 80% jobs for the “locals”, is just a directive - it was not mandatory.