An editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' claimed that nearly 1.50 lakh migrant labourers, who went to their native places during the lockdown, have returned to Maharashtra as they "do not have any work" back home.
The Sena also alleged that those raising questions against the government over the standoff with China were being labelled as Chinese agents by the BJP.
Shiv Sena's dig comes amid speculations on social media that Sood might join the BJP though the actor has denied the rumors.
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray had taken oath as the state chief minister on November 28 last year along with six ministers, two each from his party, the NCP and the Congress, and the Cabinet was expanded later.
Asserting that there was nothing to worry about the survival of the government, Thorat, who heads Revenue department, said the ruling dispensation is stable and functioning properly.
The two leaders met for about one-and-a-half hours late Monday evening, Raut said while dismissing speculations about the Thackeray-led government's stability.
Talking about Mumbai, which is the worst affected Indian city from the novel coronavirus, Fadnavis said there are no beds available for COVID-19 patients in government hospitals in the city, while half of the beds in intensive care units (ICUs) of private hospitals are lying vacant due to the government's flip flops on the matter.
Maharashtra Cabinet minister and Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray opposed Raut's suggestion, saying grounds of stadiums have mud base and they won't be usable during monsoons.
The Sena-NCP-Congress government in the state was "Atmanirbhar" (self-reliant), said the Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' in its editorial.
As migrants leave cities and return home, Maharashtra looks at a big economic crisis
The Shiv Sena on Thursday raised questions over the Centre's Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package announced to revive the COVID-hit economy and asked if India is not a "self-reliant" country at present
Welcoming the Rs 20 lakh crore package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Raut demanded that Mumbai get "maximum benefit" from it.
The newspaper Saamana, however, did not make it clear whether it blamed the BJP-led centre or the Sena-led Maharashtra government for the tragedy.
Sena leader and Maharashtra Industries Minister Subhash Desai on Saturday said it was natural to have the IFSC in Mumbai, which is known globally for its "financial might".
The party said the talks held between Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan recently over the impact of the COVID-19 shows how grave the crisis is for the economy. It said time has now come to grow wiser.
Thackeray, who is not a member of either house of the state legislature, has to become a member by May 28 when he completes six months in office. Otherwise, he will cease to be the chief minister
The Shiv Sena on Monday said it is the Centre's responsibility to make arrangements for sending migrant labourers to their native places in the wake of the lockdown enforced to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Shiv Sena's anger over the delay in Governor Bhagat Singh's nod for nominating Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray as a legislator surfaced on Sunday
Shiv Sena spokesperson Manisha Kayande also took a dig at the prime minister, saying he thankfully did not give any activity to people this time like clanging utensils or lighting lamps.
It is now clear who is actually behind IPS officer Amitabh Gupta's decision and on whose instructions he would have put the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government into a "crisis", an editorial in Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' said without taking any name.
Raut said people were not taking the social lockdown seriously as Modi turned the situation of concern and worry into a "festival-like event".
Raut, who is party's chief whip in Parliament, made the announcement from his Twitter handle @rautsanjay61 saying, "Keeping the Covid-19 situation in mind, all ShivSena MPs won't be attending Parliament from today.
Although Rashmi Thackeray's appointment as Saamana editor may seemingly be a break from the male-oriented past of the party where women have had only marginal roles, her being family is of more consequence.
Talking to reporters at the Vidhan Bhawan in south Mumbai, Pawar also said Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, who quit the party to join the BJP, had sought "quick rehabilitation" after losing the Lok Sabha poll.
The Kamal Nath government in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh is on the brink of collapse as 22 Congress MLAs in the state resigned on March 10 after former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia quit the party.