India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
The Bombay High Court today issued notice to the Union I&B and Home ministries, the Maharashtra government and student leader of FTII on a PIL seeking to put an end to the ongoing strike at the Pune-based film institute.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 15, 2015
Maharashtra Food and Civil Supplies minister Girish Bapat has said the current law is inadequate to check the sale of medicines without doctors' prescription but asserted that the government is committed to check the malpractice.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 14, 2015
Around 55,000 retail chemists and pharmacists in Maharashtra joined the day-long nationwide strike on Wednesday called by All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggists or AIOCD, demanding a ban on online sale of medicines, an official said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Resident doctors in Maharashtra today threatened to go on an indefinite state-wide strike from tomorrow evening to press for their safety demand after three of their colleagues were allegedly assaulted by relatives of a minor boy who died of dengue.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2015
More than 1,200 resident doctors of state-run King Edward Memorial (KEM) hospital in Mumbai have called a strike against the alleged assault on three of their colleagues by relatives of a minor boy who died of dengue in the early hours today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Petrol pump dealers in Maharashtra has proposed to go on a one day strike on September 7 to press for their demand of relief from Local Body Tax (LBT).
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday July 3, 2015
The doctors affiliated to Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) today withdrew their strike following an assurance from the government that their demands would be fulfilled.
India News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Thursday July 2, 2015
Over 4,000 doctors from public hospitals are on an indefinite strike in Maharashtra, they are demanding better pay, work hours and security from the government.
India News | Thursday July 2, 2015
Around 4000 doctors across Maharashtra have begun their indefinite strike after talks between resident doctors and the state government failed to reach a compromise on Wednesday on their demand for increase in stipend.
India News | Written by Nikita Niraj Arora | Tuesday January 6, 2015
All mines of Western Coalfield, one of eight subsidiary companies of Coal India, have stopped production of coal, owing to a strike by the trade unions.
Assembly | Written by Ketki Angre | Sunday October 12, 2014
The Shiv Sena and the BJP will be on the opposite sides of the electoral battlefield for the first time in 25 years in the assembly elections to be held on October 15.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 11, 2014
Over 4,200 petrol and diesel retailers in Maharashtra, excluding the financial capital, kept the pumps shut for a day demanding uniform taxation, which would ensure parity in fuel prices across the state.
India News | Agencies | Saturday August 9, 2014
The Medical Association of Resident Doctors (MARD) today called off an indefinite strike across Maharashtra after being assured by the state government that their demands would be fulfilled within a fortnight.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 8, 2014
Around 4,000 doctors across Maharashtra have decided to go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow to protest against "failure" of state government to fulfil the "long pending" demands of the resident doctors.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Truck drivers across Maharashtra will go on an indefinite strike from tomorrow, following failure of talks between the state government and transporters' bodies over abolition of escorts fee, All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
The Maharashtra government on Saturday asked the medical officers, who are on an indefinite strike, to resume duty from Sunday morning, failing which, provisions of the Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) will be invoked against them.
Wednesday June 18, 2014
Onion traders in Maharashtra's Nashik district have 'stayed' their strike and onion auctions of will resume on Wednesday after a gap of two days.
Tuesday June 17, 2014
Potato prices jumped 19 per cent in May. Onion prices have been hit because of a strike in Nashik, one of the country's biggest onion markets. 45 per cent of onion produce comes from the states of Maharashtra and Karnataka and if supplied from these two key states are hit, onion prices tend to rise.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 26, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam today called off his four-day old fast after an assurance from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan that a decision on his demand to reduce power tariff in Mumbai would be taken in the next two days.
Mumbai News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 23, 2014
Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam began an indefinite hunger strike in Mumbai today to demand that power tariff be reduced in the city. Earlier this week, electricity prices were cut by nearly 20% across Maharashtra, except in Mumbai.
Thursday January 23, 2014
In a letter written to Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) and the Government of Maharashtra, a day ahead of Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's hunger strike demanding power rate cut, Reliance Infrastructure said: "We are forwarding the letter received from Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for your consideration."
India News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday January 3, 2014
The protest by nearly 4,000 resident doctors across Maharashtra, who were on an indefinite strike after an assault on their colleague - allegedly by three policemen - was called off this evening after orders from the Bombay High Court.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 2, 2014
Nearly 4000 resident doctors from various hospitals across Maharashtra have threatened to go on an indefinite mass leave after CCTV footage from a hospital in Solapur showed a junior doctor being assaulted allegedly by two policemen.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday December 17, 2013
The anti-corruption Lokpal Bill is scheduled for debate in the Rajya Sabha today. In Maharashtra, activisit Anna Hazare, 76, is on a hunger strike to demand that parliament urgently clear the law.