India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 th...
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 ...
Cities | 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.
Cities | 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 th...
India | 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 | 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.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday December 16, 2013
Chemists in Maharashtra have decided to observe a three-day shut down from today against the "draconian" interpretation of the Drug & Cosmetics Act, 1940 by the FDA.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 13, 2013
Anna Hazare, who is on the fourth day of a hunger strike in Maharashtra, angrily asked a leader of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to leave his village today.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 13, 2013
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike pressing for passage of Jan Lokpal Bill in Parliament entered its fourth day today.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 12, 2013
Anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike pressing for passage in Parliament for Jan Lokpal Bill entered third day today.
India | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Thursday December 12, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal will visit Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra today, where his one-time mentor Anna Hazare is on a hunger strike to demand that the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill be passed in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
India | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Arvind Kejriwal will visit Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra tomorrow, where his one-time mentor Anna Hazare is on a hunger strike to demand that the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill be passed in the ongoing winter session of Parliament.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
A local NGO has drawn up plans to organise a series of programmes to muster support for proposed hunger strike by youth leader Ashish Deshmukh for a separate Vidarbha from December 6, three days before the winter session of the Maharashtra Assembly c...