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Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray pays tribute to the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.(PTI file photo)

Tributes pour in on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s coronation day

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2021 01:38 PM IST
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was crowned the king of Maratha Swaraj at Raigad Fort on June 6 in 1674. The day is of great significance to the Maratha community and is celebrated on a large scale, especially in Raigad.
Artist retouch with colour to Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue(Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)
Artist retouch with colour to Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue(Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)

'Shivrajyabhisek' 2021: What it is, the significance and history

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2021 08:18 AM IST
  • The day is celebrated widely in Maharashtra, especially in Raigad where locals organise a coronation ceremony for Shivaji at Raigad Fort.
SPPU V-C Karmalkar spoke in favour of the Maratha kingdom research centre.(HT PHOTO)
SPPU V-C Karmalkar spoke in favour of the Maratha kingdom research centre.(HT PHOTO)

SPPU to begin ‘Maratha Kingdom’ study and research centre in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Dheeraj Bengrut
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 05:02 PM IST
According to Karmalkar, there is a need for an extensive study about the Maratha kingdom, the kings who ruled Maharashtra and all other aspects of the kingdom
File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI)
File photo: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(ANI)

‘Rename Agra’s Mughal Museum after Shivaji’: Yogi Adityanath

Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Agra | By Pankaj Jaiswal and Hemendra Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:54 PM IST
The Rs 141 crore museum, being built by the state tourism department, was the brainchild of former chief minister Akhilesh Yadav who announced its construction in 2016.
Sambhaji Garden on Jangali Maharaj road has been locked since the beginning of the lockdown.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Sambhaji Garden on Jangali Maharaj road has been locked since the beginning of the lockdown.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

200 gardens in the city and Rs 2 crore loss stares PMC

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 06:11 PM IST
In 2020, the civic body was expecting double revenue from city gardens but the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic dashed their hopes
Umesh Dada alias Imtiyaz Shaikh was arrested by Mumbai Police on Monday, state home minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted in the afternoon.(HT archive)
Umesh Dada alias Imtiyaz Shaikh was arrested by Mumbai Police on Monday, state home minister Anil Deshmukh tweeted in the afternoon.(HT archive)

Mumbai Police arrests Nalasopara resident for giving rape threat to comedian Joshua

Hindustan Times. Mumbai | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 06:24 PM IST
The stand-up comedian Agrima Joshua has recently been accused by a Shiv Sena legislator of insulting the Maratha warrior king, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, during one of her shows a year ago.
Nitin Dinesh Kamble, set the world record with the mosaic portrait.(Twitter/@ANI)
Nitin Dinesh Kamble, set the world record with the mosaic portrait.(Twitter/@ANI)

Mumbai animator’s Shivaji portrait made from plastic sets world record

Mumbai | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Nitin Dinesh Kamble, who works as a high-tech animation in a private company, created the 10X8 feet portrait in 10 days using 46,080 plastic bits of six different colours.
Shivneri Fort in Pune is set to come under a massive conservation and development project.(HT Photo)
Shivneri Fort in Pune is set to come under a massive conservation and development project.(HT Photo)

Shivaji’s birthplace Shivneri fort gets Rs 23 cr for conservation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 02:28 PM IST
The conservation plan for Shivneri fort will include a museum at its fort, restoration and beautification of the citadel.
Two filmmakers line up to make biopics on APJ Abdul Kalam.
Two filmmakers line up to make biopics on APJ Abdul Kalam.

Telugu filmmakers lock horns over biopic on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 06:46 PM IST
Abhishek Aggarwal and his producers have threatened to take legal action against Jagadeesh, who recently launched the first poster of his biopic on APJ Kalam, claiming they own all the rights to his biopic.
The morphed video shows Amit Shah as Tanhaji and PM Modi as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
The morphed video shows Amit Shah as Tanhaji and PM Modi as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Row over morphed video replacing Ajay Devgn with Amit Shah as Tanhaji, PM Modi as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 07:18 PM IST
Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has condemned a morphed Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Sanjay Raut(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Sanjay Raut(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

‘Won’t tolerate Shivaji’s insult’: Sanjay Raut after video with morphed PM Modi, Amit Shah images

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 06:02 PM IST
In a morphed trailer of Ajay Devgn-starrer Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior movie, website Political Kida has released a video of Prime Minister Modi as Shivaji and Amit Shah as military commander Tanhaji Malusare.
Kajol Devgn spotted while promoting her upcoming film Tanahji.(PTI)
Kajol Devgn spotted while promoting her upcoming film Tanahji.(PTI)

Kajol lauds ‘humanity’ of filmgoers who vacated theatre for kids with cancer: ‘That’s what we should be working towards’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 02:33 PM IST
Kajol was left impressed by Mumbaikars who gave up their theatre seats for young cancer patients who wanted to watch Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office: Ajay Devgn’s film will soon enter the Rs 100 crore club, Deepika Padukone starrer stands at around Rs 23.92 crore.
Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office: Ajay Devgn’s film will soon enter the Rs 100 crore club, Deepika Padukone starrer stands at around Rs 23.92 crore.

Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office day 5: Ajay Devgn film heads towards Rs 100 cr club, Deepika Padukone’s movie collects Rs 23.92 cr

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 09:53 PM IST
Tanhaji vs Chhapaak box office day 5: Ajay Devgn’s film collected around Rs 15.28 crore on Tuesday, showing a further rise. Chhapaak continues to struggle with day 5 collection of around Rs 2.55 crore.
Antulay had to resign a month before his appointment with Queen Elizabeth to negotiate terms for the return of the Bhavani Talwar.(HT Photo)
Antulay had to resign a month before his appointment with Queen Elizabeth to negotiate terms for the return of the Bhavani Talwar.(HT Photo)

Why Shivaji was an incomparable king

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 12:05 AM IST
The large portrait of the Maratha warrior king at the entrance of Mantralaya was set up by Antulay when he was the chief minister in the early 1980s.
Both Chhapaak and Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior released on Friday.
Both Chhapaak and Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior released on Friday.

Chhapaak Vs Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior box office day 2: Ajay Devgn film surges ahead with Rs 35.67 cr, Deepika Padukone movie collects Rs 11.67cr

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 03:16 AM IST
Chhapaak Vs Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior box office day 2: While Ajay Devgn’s film saw a 40% rise in the collections on the second day, Deepika Padukone’s movie had a smaller increase in the day two earnings.
Sharad Kelkar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Luke Kenny as Aurangzeb in Tanhaji.
Sharad Kelkar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Luke Kenny as Aurangzeb in Tanhaji.

Tanhaji posters: Ajay Devgn unveils first looks of Aurangzeb, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Actor Ajay Devgn has unveiled the first looks of Sharad Kelkar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Luke Kenny as Aurangzeb, from his upcoming film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Amitabh Bachchan has apologised for the ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’ controversy on KBC.
Amitabh Bachchan has apologised for the ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’ controversy on KBC.

Kaun Banega Crorepati: Amitabh Bachchan apologises for ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’ controversy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 06:34 PM IST
Actor and Kaun Banega Crorepati host Amitabh Bachchan has apologised on Twitter for ‘hurting sentiments’ after he addressed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as ‘Shivaji’.
Kaun Banega Crorepati faced heat from Twitter over Chhatrapati Shivaji answer option on Wednesday episode.
Kaun Banega Crorepati faced heat from Twitter over Chhatrapati Shivaji answer option on Wednesday episode.

Kaun Banega Crorepati: ‘Boycott KBC’ trends over Chhatrapati Shivaji answer option, Sony expresses regret

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Sony TV has expressed regret for mentioning Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as only ‘Shivaji’ on the Wednesday episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 11.
Maharashtra’s history shows it never bows before the “throne of Delhi”, said a huge banner put up outside the office of the Nationalist Congress Party here.(HT Photo)
Maharashtra’s history shows it never bows before the “throne of Delhi”, said a huge banner put up outside the office of the Nationalist Congress Party here.(HT Photo)

Maharashtra doesn’t bow before Delhi, says NCP banner

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2019 08:28 PM IST
After the ED named him in the case related to the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank ahead of the state elections, Pawar offered to visit the agency’s office voluntarily, putting it in a fix.
After the Maharashtra government’s move to convert 25 forts into heritage hotels and venues for weddings received flak from the Opposition and the Maratha community, the state clarified its stance on Friday and said it would not touch the forts under the protected list of the Archaeological Survey of India. HT Photo (Representative Image)
After the Maharashtra government’s move to convert 25 forts into heritage hotels and venues for weddings received flak from the Opposition and the Maratha community, the state clarified its stance on Friday and said it would not touch the forts under the protected list of the Archaeological Survey of India. HT Photo (Representative Image)

Won’t convert Shivaji’s forts into heritage hotels: Maharashtra clarifies stance

Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 11:59 PM IST
Under the new policy, the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) will give around 300 forts to private players on a revenue-sharing formula or a one-time premium.
The designs were unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in an authority meeting earlier this week.
The designs were unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis in an authority meeting earlier this week.

Designs for 3 new bridges in Mumbai unveiled

Hindustan Times | By Tanushree Venkatraman, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 12:54 AM IST
As part of the Metro-2B corridor, the cable-stayed bridges at Vakola, BKC and Mithi River will take inspiration from the sky, a historical sword and the zero.
Mangesh Nipanikar created the artwork for Shivaji Jayanti.(Twitter/@Rohit8804)
Mangesh Nipanikar created the artwork for Shivaji Jayanti.(Twitter/@Rohit8804)

People are zooming in on a crop field in Maharashtra. Here’s why

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Spread across 240,000 square feet on a six-acre farm, it is the face of Chhatrapati Shivaji that has taken the Internet by storm.
Kattaikkuttu uses colours, masks and costumes to great effect. “The idea is to showcase both forms on an equal footing, even though they represent different social and aesthetic worlds,” says director of Karnatik Kattaikuttu, Rajagopal.(Chirodeep Chaudhuri)
Kattaikkuttu uses colours, masks and costumes to great effect. “The idea is to showcase both forms on an equal footing, even though they represent different social and aesthetic worlds,” says director of Karnatik Kattaikuttu, Rajagopal.(Chirodeep Chaudhuri)

Art forms fuse to recreate moments from the Mahabharata

Hindustan Times | By Jayati Bhola
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2019 07:22 PM IST
Carnatic vocalists TM Krishna and Sangeetha Sivakumar to lend voices to Tamil Nadu folk dance-drama form, Kattaikuttu
BJP National President Amit Shah compared the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to the battle of Panipat.(HT PHOTO)
BJP National President Amit Shah compared the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to the battle of Panipat.(HT PHOTO)

Panipat was not a Hindu-Muslim war, nor will be 2019

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 11:59 PM IST
The coming electoral battle can be nothing like Panipat
An artist’s impression of the Shivaji memorial.
An artist’s impression of the Shivaji memorial.

Congress creates ruckus in Assembly over height of Shivaji memorial in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Pradip Kumar Maitra, Nagpur
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 10:58 AM IST
Opposition members tried to stall the proceedings and trooped into the well of House, raising slogans against the governmen
Police said that the accused robbed the woman of 40 grams gold and cash that was in her purse.(HT FILE)
Police said that the accused robbed the woman of 40 grams gold and cash that was in her purse.(HT FILE)

Three arrested in Mumbai for abducting, robbing TN teacher

Hindustan Times | By Faisal Tandel, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2018 01:22 AM IST
The woman had become friends with the accused after getting call from him
Actor Chinmay Mandlekar is looking forward to playing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Digpal Lanjekar’s Farzand(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)
Actor Chinmay Mandlekar is looking forward to playing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Digpal Lanjekar’s Farzand(Shankar Narayan/HT PHOTO)

Playing Shivaji Maharaj is a dream come true: Chinmay

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Anjali Shetty
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 06:36 PM IST
Chinmay Mandlekar, who will be seen playing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his next, feels blessed and honoured
Mayor Mukta Tilak leads the panel of gram panchayat and PMC officials taking questions from the representatives of 11 villages merged within PMC limits.(HT PHOTO)
Mayor Mukta Tilak leads the panel of gram panchayat and PMC officials taking questions from the representatives of 11 villages merged within PMC limits.(HT PHOTO)

Mayor assures development at 11 merged villages with a priority on water and drainage systems

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar, Pune
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 04:06 PM IST
The mayor called the meeting on Thursday with former sarpanches and elected representatives of these villages at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj auditorium at the PMC headquarters.
People pay homage to Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj at his memorial in Vadhu, Pune(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)
People pay homage to Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj at his memorial in Vadhu, Pune(SANKET WANKHADE/HT PHOTO)

Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj’s death anniversary draws thousands of devotees

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2018 12:10 AM IST
Cultural affairs and education minister Vinod Tawde took the opportunity to address the issue of the pending bridge over the confluence to connect Tulapur with Vadhu
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