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Thackeray shared strong bond with his Muslim physician
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) He was considered a right−wing Hindu leader −− but Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, who died Saturday, had full faith in a Muslim doctor, who was treating him for the last four years.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 4:22:03 PM

Thackerey's funeral gets massive live TV coverage
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) At best, Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray, who died in Mumbai Saturday, was a regional leader. But his charisma and the controversies he was involved in for nearly six decades brought his funeral procession the kind of massive live TV news coverage not witnessed for any other regional leader.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 3:06:05 PM

BJP's poll poser − how to net Gujarat's Muslim vote
Ahmedabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Will Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) manage the unthinkable and garner Muslim votes when the state goes to the polls next month? The party is certainly hoping that the Muslim community, comprising almost 10 percent of the population, will forget the volatile past but has done little to win back the confidence of what is a valuable 'vote bank'.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 2:24:09 PM

Lakhs turn up to bid adieu to Thackeray
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Lakhs of people, including Shiv Sena supporters, thronged the funeral procession of party chief Bal Thackeray here Sunday.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 1:02:08 PM

Thackeray's cremation marks a first for Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Thackeray's mortal remains will be consigned to flames on a specially−erected public platform at the historic Shivaji Park, south−central Mumbai, Sunday evening, marking the first time a public cremation has occurred in Mumbai since independence.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:56:06 AM

A sea of people at Thackeray's funeral procession
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Lakhs of people converged here since early Sunday as Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's final journey started from his residence Matoshri in suburban Bandra.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 10:56:06 AM

Shiv Sena prepares for Thackeray's final journey
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) A sea of grieving people converged since early Sunday in Bandra here as preparations were underway for the funeral of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, who passed away Saturday afternoon.

Sunday, November 18, 2012 9:12:04 AM

PM cancels dinner with BJP leaders over Thackeray's death
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday cancelled the dinner to be hosted for senior BJP leaders ahead of the winter session, following the death of Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:48:04 PM

BJP, Sangh Parviar mourn Thackeray's death
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, the RSS and other Sangh Parivar organisations Saturday condoled the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray in Mumbai and said it will be difficult to fill the void left by him.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:14:06 PM

Can Uddhav carry forth Bal Thackeray's legacy?
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Well before his death Saturday, Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray had anointed son Uddhav Thackeray as the successor to his political legacy.

Saturday, November 17, 2012 11:08:04 PM

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