The next ten years, the period between 1990 and 2000, were the best of my life. Indeed, it was the golden decade.
Former Maharashtra CM Narayan Rane entered politics by joining the Shiv Sena under the leadership of Balasaheb Thackeray.
Nilesh Paradkar, an alleged henchman of the don, has many cases registered against him in Mumbai.
The BJP and the Shiv Sena may have announced majority of their candidates in Maharashtra, but all’s not well within the saffron alliance in the state.
In 2014, Athawale was involved in the decision-making process of the saffron alliance.
Rane's announcement comes a few days after the BJP and Shiv Sena declared alliance for the coming elections.
Pawar, who is currently touring Sindhudurg district in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, visited former chief minister Rane's residence in Kankavli.
Maharashtra: Former CM Narayan Rane, senior journalist Kumar Ketkar file nominations for Rajya Sabha polls
The election for the six seats was expected to be unopposed but the BJP today fielded Maharashtra State Commission for Women chairperson Vijaya Rahatkar, taking up the number of candidates.
BJP on Sunday announced the names of 18 candidates, including former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Rane, for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha from nine states.
Former Maharashtra chief minister Narayan Rane to file nomination for Rajya Sabha polls from BJP quota
The polls are being held for 58 Rajya Sabha seats across states, of which six are in Maharashtra.
The 65-year-old leader, who recently quit the Congress to join the NDA, also opposed the `green refinery' project in the coastal Ratnagiri district.
Maharashtra Swabhiman Party President Rane accused the Shiv Sena of threatening farmers and leaders opposing the upcoming mega-refinery project at Nanar in Konkan.
Issuing the warning, Rane, who was earlier in the Sena, also denied Uddhav Thackeray's allegations that he had harassed its founder, the late Bal Thackeray.
The former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, who was speaking to a Marathi news channel in Sangli, also claimed he will become a minister in 2017 itself and there was no pressure on him from the Sena
His party was now with the NDA, but if the policies of the government became anti-people, "my party will always be with suffering people", Rane said.