William Makepeace Thackeray was a British novelist and author. He is known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.
The Maharashtra cabinet on Wednesday gave a nod to the proposal, to raise by 100 feet, the height of a proposed statue of the 'Father of the Constitution' BR Ambedkar, at the Indu Mills compound here.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday chaired a meeting with prominent industrialists to gather inputs and set expectations with the vision to make the state a trillion-dollar economy by the year 2025.
For the second time in less than a month, thousands of students took to the streets on Monday in different parts of Maharashtra to protest against the stark hooliganism in the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus on Sunday.
The much-awaited distribution of portfolios for 32 Cabinet Ministers and 10 Ministers of State was carried out by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting the significant assignments like Finance and Home, here on Sunday.
The much-awaited distribution of ministries in Maharashtra was carried out by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Nationalist Congress Party getting the plum portfolios of Finance and Home, here on Sunday.
Hours after hectic speculation that the Shiv Sena's newly-inducted Minister of State Abdul Sattar Nabi had resigned, the minister himself dismissed the reports as "mere rumours" here on Saturday evening.
Hitting out at Maharashtra Chief Minister for being silent over Congress Seva Dal's anti-Savarkar book, BJP MP GVL Narasimha Rao on Friday said that Sena chief should remove Thackeray from his name and "add Gandhi or Jinnah" to it.
A fresh controversy erupted on here Friday over booklets brought out by the Congress Seva Dal which has allegedly made certain derogatory remarks pertaining to revolutionery Vinayak Damodar 'Veer' Savarkar and Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi.
In an unprecedented gesture, Maharashtra Governor B. S. Koshyari on Thursday night visited Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's residence 'Matoshri' in suburban Bandra east for dinner, official sources said here.