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Sawant highlighted how the Dharavi model became a standard for curbing the coronavirus contagion.(YouTube/RSTV)

‘Somewhere we made mistakes’: Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant on implementation of Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 09:06 PM IST
He also said that there were no trains to ply the migrant workers back to their native places but goods trains mowed down people while they were sleeping on railway tracks.
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Union Cabinet’s recommendation to impose President’s rule in Maharashtra(PTI Photo)
President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Union Cabinet’s recommendation to impose President’s rule in Maharashtra(PTI Photo)

Maharashtra under central rule after President signs off on Cabinet recommendation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 06:13 AM IST
The recommendation of the cabinet finalised at its hurriedly convened meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi followed report by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari earlier in the day that “the government of the state of Maharashtra cannot be carried on in accordance with the constitution”.
PM Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting before leaving for Brazil.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
PM Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting before leaving for Brazil.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Union Cabinet recommends President’s rule in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 04:57 PM IST
This Cabinet decision came even as the Nationalist Congress Party was in a huddle and the Congress top leaders were on way to Mumbai to streamline the arrangement for the government formation in the state.
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya Thackeray(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and Aaditya Thackeray(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Shiv Sena moves Supreme Court against Governor denying request for time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2020 03:20 AM IST
The Shiv Sena, which pulled out its nominee Arvind Swant from the Union Cabinet yesterday, had hoped to form a government with support from the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress.
Uddhav Thackeray met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to hammer out the finer details of government formation.(PTI File Photo)
Uddhav Thackeray met NCP chief Sharad Pawar to hammer out the finer details of government formation.(PTI File Photo)

Maharashtra equation: Lack of clarity on power split may be factor in Congress delay

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 06:02 AM IST
In Delhi and Mumbai, top leaders of the three parties got into huddles to discuss modalities of government formation and talks swirled of possible CM faces: Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray or senior leader Eknath Shinde.
Shiv Sena delegation led by Sena leader and MLA Aaditya Thackeray, Eknath Shinde, Diwakar Raote interacts with media after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at at Raj Bhavan on Nov 11, 2019(Kunal Patil/HT)
Shiv Sena delegation led by Sena leader and MLA Aaditya Thackeray, Eknath Shinde, Diwakar Raote interacts with media after meeting Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at at Raj Bhavan on Nov 11, 2019(Kunal Patil/HT)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Governor Koshyari rejects Shiv Sena’s request for more time, invites NCP and all the latest news at this hour

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 08:57 PM IST
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Sena’s Aaditya Thackeray. ( Photo @ShivSena)
Sena’s Aaditya Thackeray. ( Photo @ShivSena)

‘What a potential he has’: Arvind Sawant praises Thackeray Jr, offers proof

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 06:35 PM IST
The 29-year-old Aaditya Thackeray is often projected as the Sena’s presumptive chief minister by its leaders. But when the party had to select the leader of the Sena legislative party, Aadtiya Thackeray was quick to step back and propose the name of Eknath Shinde.
The BJP and Sena, pre-poll allies, have been at loggerheads since the Maharashtra election results were announced on October 24. The two allies are in disagreement over sharing the chief minister’s post.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)
The BJP and Sena, pre-poll allies, have been at loggerheads since the Maharashtra election results were announced on October 24. The two allies are in disagreement over sharing the chief minister’s post.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)

In his reply to query on Shiv Sena-BJP ties, Arvind Sawant drops a big hint

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 03:43 PM IST
The Shiv Sena minister said it would not have been “morally right” for him to continue.
The Bal Thackeray-founded Sena was Sanjay Nirupam’s entry point in politics.(Photo: Pratham Gokhale/ Hindustan Times)
The Bal Thackeray-founded Sena was Sanjay Nirupam’s entry point in politics.(Photo: Pratham Gokhale/ Hindustan Times)

As Congress mulls support to Sena, Nirupam makes a prophecy. Then a question

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Nirupam said he expected political instability in the state irrespective of who formed the government and prophesied that snap elections could be held some time next year and asked his party if the Congress could really face an election with rival Sena as an alliance partner.
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant quit as Union minister on Monday.(File Photo)
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant quit as Union minister on Monday.(File Photo)

‘Why stay?’: Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant exits from Union cabinet as ties with BJP worsen

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 01:56 AM IST
Arvind Sawant’s resignation came a day after BJP gave up efforts to form a government in Maharashtra. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has asked Sena, which has 56 seats in the 288-member assembly, to indicate its ability to form a government by Monday evening.
Nitin Gadkari is among the leaders from Maharashtra who have been inducted in PM Modi’s ministry.(Sunny Shende / HT Photo)
Nitin Gadkari is among the leaders from Maharashtra who have been inducted in PM Modi’s ministry.(Sunny Shende / HT Photo)

Seven ministers from Maharashtra in PM Modi’s second government

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 11:12 AM IST
Of the seven ministers from Maharashtra in the Modi government, Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar and Arvind Sawant will get cabinet minister ranks, while the others will be inducted as junior ministers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National BJP President Amit Shah arrive for the pays tribute at Sadaiv Atal the memorial to Bharat Ratan former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee before being sworn in for his second term as prime minister of India today evening in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 30, 2019.((Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times))
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National BJP President Amit Shah arrive for the pays tribute at Sadaiv Atal the memorial to Bharat Ratan former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee before being sworn in for his second term as prime minister of India today evening in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 30, 2019.((Photo by Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times))

‘Hello, Amit Shah calling…’: New ministers get calls after PM Modi picks his team

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 09:45 PM IST
The PM Modi-led NDA stormed to power winning 352 of the 542 Lok Sabha seats, restricting the Congress tally at 52.
Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant will be a part of the new Narendra Modi cabinet, said party leader Sanjay Raut(HT File Photo)
Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant will be a part of the new Narendra Modi cabinet, said party leader Sanjay Raut(HT File Photo)

‘Arvind Sawant will join Narendra Modi’s new cabinet’: Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 12:16 PM IST
Arvind Sawant is Shiv Sena’s pick for minister post in PM Modi’s government.
In a fierce fight in the Mumbai South constituency between Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant, and Congress’ Milind Deora, Sena managed to retain this seat, winning by a margin of 1,00,067 votes, the lowest among the six constituencies of Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
In a fierce fight in the Mumbai South constituency between Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant, and Congress’ Milind Deora, Sena managed to retain this seat, winning by a margin of 1,00,067 votes, the lowest among the six constituencies of Mumbai.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai’s closest fight sees Sawant quell Deora challenge

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 08:32 AM IST
This time, Arvind Sawant bagged 4,21,937 votes (52.64%) and Deora received 3,21,870 (40.15%).
Home to wealthy merchant and business families, the Malabar Hill Assembly constituency is known to traditionally support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and had come out to vote in large numbers in 2014 as well, when the Modi wave swept the country.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
Home to wealthy merchant and business families, the Malabar Hill Assembly constituency is known to traditionally support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and had come out to vote in large numbers in 2014 as well, when the Modi wave swept the country.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- South Mumbai reaches Malabar Hill-top; will Shiv Sena flag stay there?

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 06:39 AM IST
The Congress may not be left far behind in the competition, with Muslim dominated area of Byculla seeing 53.01% turnout. However, Mumbadevi Assembly constituency that has a Congress MLA at present and is considered the party’s stronghold saw only 46.90% turnout.
Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Arvind Sawant and Congress candidate Milind Deora slugged it out in Mumbai South which registered 50.34% voting on Monday.(HT File Photo)
Shiv Sena Member of Parliament Arvind Sawant and Congress candidate Milind Deora slugged it out in Mumbai South which registered 50.34% voting on Monday.(HT File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress’ Milind Deora hopes for comeback against Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 07:33 AM IST
Among the six assembly seats that are part of Mumbai South, the Shiv Sena tends to fare well in Shivadi and Worli while the Congress may do well in Byculla and Mumbadevi. The deciding vote may go to upscale Malabar Hill assembly segment.
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, will hold elections in 17 seats in the fourth round of the seven-phased general election on Monday.(PTI File Photo)
Lok Sabha elections 2019: Maharashtra, which sends 48 members to the Lok Sabha, will hold elections in 17 seats in the fourth round of the seven-phased general election on Monday.(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019 Phase 4: A look at the contest on 17 seats in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 10:18 PM IST
This fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019 includes three parliamentary constituencies from western Maharashtra, four from Konkan region, four from north Maharashtra and six seats from Mumbai. It will be the last phase of polling as it will cover all the 48 Lok Sabha seats in the state. Polling in 31 seats has already been held in the first three phases.
Driving atop his rath through Kalachowki’s lanes, with Tricolour flags in the air in another Marathi-dominated area, Deora made the bid to woo the Marathi heartland of the city.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Driving atop his rath through Kalachowki’s lanes, with Tricolour flags in the air in another Marathi-dominated area, Deora made the bid to woo the Marathi heartland of the city.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| Rath, aarti: It’s all about loving voters in constituency

Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya M S
PUBLISHED ON APR 27, 2019 03:11 AM IST
Arvind Sawant, Sena candidate from the Mumbai South constituency, marches through the lanes of Worli’s BDD chawl. A mass of saffron is the only thing that caught any on-looker’s eye.
One of the organisers of the event, Ashok Batra of Altamount Road Area Citizens’ Committee, said, “We invited all candidates contesting the elections.(HT Photo)
One of the organisers of the event, Ashok Batra of Altamount Road Area Citizens’ Committee, said, “We invited all candidates contesting the elections.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: What’s the plan? South Bombay locals ask contestants

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2019 04:47 AM IST
Pertinent issues that were discussed at the meeting were development works related to the constituency such as the coastal road, development of the eastern waterfront, and criminal charges against contestants.
HT tried to contact Deora and Sena candidate Arvind Sawant, but both were unavailable for a comment.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)
HT tried to contact Deora and Sena candidate Arvind Sawant, but both were unavailable for a comment.(Bhushan Koyande/HT)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: EC FILES PLAINT against Deora for violating MODEL CODE

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2019 06:22 AM IST
This action was taken on the complaint of Shiv Sena, which alleged Deora was spreading a lie that its workers had cooked meat outside a Jain temple during Paryushan.
Congress candidate from South Mumbai Lok Sabha seat Milind Deora (in photo) and Shiv Sena candidate Arvind Sawant faced each other in a debate on April 16, 2019.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)
Congress candidate from South Mumbai Lok Sabha seat Milind Deora (in photo) and Shiv Sena candidate Arvind Sawant faced each other in a debate on April 16, 2019.(Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Sparks at debate between South Mumbai candidates Sawant and Deora

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2019 12:57 PM IST
Sena’s Arvind Sawant and Congress’ Milind Deora were speaking to traders at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai.
Hanging Garden at Malabar Hill, which falls under the Mumbai South constituency.(HT FILE)
Hanging Garden at Malabar Hill, which falls under the Mumbai South constituency.(HT FILE)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai South residents invite candidates for face-to-face chat ahead of D-Day

Hindustan Times | By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2019 12:47 AM IST
Candidates will be asked about their plans for the constituency
Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Paved way for eastern waterfront, coastal road’: Arvind Sawant(HT File)
Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Paved way for eastern waterfront, coastal road’: Arvind Sawant(HT File)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| ‘Paved way for eastern waterfront, coastal road’: Arvind Sawant

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 11:06 AM IST
Arvind Sawant, sitting MP from Mumbai South Lok Sabha constituency says he was instrumental in expediting clearances, got better amenities for railways.
Arvind Sawant - Shiv Sena candidate for Lok Sabha 2014 constituency of Mumbai South
Arvind Sawant - Shiv Sena candidate for Lok Sabha 2014 constituency of Mumbai South

2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mumbai South MP Arvind Sawant talks about his performance

UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2019 12:27 AM IST
My priority was to ensure in-situ resettlement of MbPT tenants, he says
About 22 residents and businessmen associations from Colaba, Cuff Parade, Carnac Bunder, Ballad Estate, and Mazgaon areas met the Mumbai Congress president and the party’s candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora on Tuesday, and sought his help to resolve the issues.(Hindustan Times)
About 22 residents and businessmen associations from Colaba, Cuff Parade, Carnac Bunder, Ballad Estate, and Mazgaon areas met the Mumbai Congress president and the party’s candidate from Mumbai South constituency Milind Deora on Tuesday, and sought his help to resolve the issues.(Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Mumbai Port Trust tenants facing eviction turn to Congress, Sena candidates

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 08:48 AM IST
Several tenants who live or run businesses between Wadala and Colaba have received eviction notices from MbPT, citing that the lease period is over, or there are outstanding dues in rent.
Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Patna, India - January 18, 2019: An electoral officer demonstrates the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the review meeting of poll preparedness of the state for the upcoming general elections, in Patna, Bihar, India, on Friday, January 18, 2019.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mumbai South constituency in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Maharashtra’s 48 constituencies will vote to elect members to the Lok Sabha in four phases on April 11,18, 23 and 29.
The CSMT bridge was constructed by the BMC in 1988. The civic body carried out beautification, including colouring and replacing of tiles with granite, in 2016.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
The CSMT bridge was constructed by the BMC in 1988. The civic body carried out beautification, including colouring and replacing of tiles with granite, in 2016.(Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)

Mumbai bridge collapse: Safe in August 2018, crashed in March 2019

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Eeshanpriya MS and Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2019 05:17 AM IST
The Thursday incident where a portion of the Himalaya foot overbridge collapsed outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) has raised doubts on the credibility of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) structural audit report of 296 municipal bridges across the city.
Speaking in a discussion on the Rafale issue, Arvind Sawant said the government speaks of transparency, then why it is rejecting the demand for a JPC probe.(ANI/Twitter)
Speaking in a discussion on the Rafale issue, Arvind Sawant said the government speaks of transparency, then why it is rejecting the demand for a JPC probe.(ANI/Twitter)

BJP ally Shiv Sena raises questions on Rafale deal, Odisha’s BJD joins in

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 05:48 PM IST
BJP ally Shiv Sena on Wednesday supported the Opposition demand in Lok Sabha for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the Rafale issue and drew a parallel with the alleged Bofors scam, claiming that people say Rafale aircraft is good but the deal is bad.
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.(PTI photo)
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.(PTI photo)

Sena rejects NDA’s decision to forgo salaries for washed out Budget session

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant says his party was “not on the same page” with the BJP on the issue, while the RSLP said it was unaware of the move.
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha during the budget session.(PTI FILE Photo / TV GRAB)
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha during the budget session.(PTI FILE Photo / TV GRAB)

Parliament logjam: Shiv Sena MPs not to forego salary, RLSP says unaware of decision

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 09:28 PM IST
Union minister Ananth Kumar had on Thursday said that MPs of the ruling NDA would forego their salary for the 23 days of the ongoing budget session when Parliament did not function.
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