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Chhatrapati Shivaji

BJP gears up to woo Marathas

The Marathas are the single largest community in the state and their vote can prove decisive in at least 116 out of 288 constituencies.

15 Sep 2019 3:12 AM

Maharashtra BJP MLA installs Chhatrapati Shivaji statue without permission, held

A team led by deputy superintendent of police and local inspector rushed to the spot to stop the unauthorised installation.

13 Sep 2019 2:04 PM

‘Shivaji’s statue size reduced on purpose by BJP’

Shiv Sena says Shivaji’s statue should be larger than that of any other leader.

20 Nov 2018 1:11 AM

Shiv Sena says government’s actions belated

Reacting to his remark, the party demanded that the government cut down on spending thousands of crores on advertisements.

06 Oct 2018 5:14 AM

India in billion-dollar initiative to build world's biggest statues

Around one billion dollars is being spent on giant effigies of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and 17th-century king Chhatrapati Shivaji.

03 Sep 2018 12:58 PM


Kajol in Taanaji?

The film’s lead actor and producer, Ajay Devgn, wants to work with his wife on the project.

14 Jul 2018 12:41 AM

Nostalgia on display at coin and stamp fair

Hundred stalls at Shukla Day Coin and Stamp show at World Trade Centre showcase coins dating as far back as 335 CE.

21 Apr 2018 12:16 AM

CM Arvind Kejriwal to visit Maharashta, talk AAP in the state

Aam Aadmi Party is trying to create a base in Maharashtra since his inception.

10 Jan 2018 2:21 AM

When textbooks forget history

This is not the first instance of History getting a biased gloss in school textbooks.

09 Aug 2017 12:36 AM

Shivaji statue, tallest in world, cost $530 million, divides Mumbai

The traditional Koli community, who depend on fishing for their livelihoods, fear they will be worst hit by the construction.

23 Feb 2017 9:50 PM


Shivaji memorial: Maha CM assures to resolve fishermen's grievances

The fisher folks have been demanding rehabilitation of their community members who will be impacted by the construction of the memorial.

11 Jan 2017 4:19 PM

Pune: Noted Marathi litterateur's statue thrown into river; 4 booked

The pro-Maratha group alleged that Chhatrapati Shivaji’s son was projected poorly in one of the litterateur's plays.

03 Jan 2017 3:08 PM

Men behind the warrior statue

Sculptor Ram V. Sutar and his son, Anil, will design the the controversial Chhatrapati Shivaji sculpture in the Arabian Sea.

25 Dec 2016 12:17 AM

The architect on pedestal

The major challenge is that of metallurgy — how to keep the bronze from corrosion in a saline atmosphere.

25 Dec 2016 12:17 AM