Shiv Sena

Fadnavis 2.0

Lhendup G Bhutia

The Maharashtra Chief Minister moved from a little known MLA to the state’s tallest leader in five years. What awaits him in his second term?

Aditya Thackeray: The New Sainik

The Thackeray scion breaks the family tradition to contest elections

Maharashtra: Swing and Sway

The paradox of alliances and other unknowns in Maharashtra

Mumbai Notebook

Hypernationalism, BMC on a record-breaking spree and the house of a fugitive

With Allies Like These

The Shiv Sena’s rejection of BJP’s presidential choice hints of worse to come for Maharashtra’s ruling alliance

The Case for Evicting Ganpati

If God is everywhere, he doesn’t need to be on the streets

Shiv Sena: Tiger Tamed

On its fiftieth anniversary, Shiv Sena is a caricature of its former self

Among the Believers

A temple for Narendra Modi and other shrines for politicians. A pilgrimage

Through the Local Looking Glass

A Marathi movie at prime time in Mumbai multiplexes does not deserve outrage

The Sena that no longer is

Uddhav Thackeray’s party is back with the BJP, but as a significantly weakened force


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