Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Even as a section of traders in Maharashtra have agreed to call off their prolonged agitation against the Local Body Tax (LBT), Federation of Associations of Maharashtra (FAM) on Tuesday said the protest would continue till the government announces a...
Press Trust of India | Monday May 20, 2013
Section of traders in Maharashtra on Monday night agreed to call off their prolonged agitation protest against the Local Body Tax (LBT) after a meeting with Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Members of Hindu Rashtra Sena, a right-wing outfit, on Wednesday staged a demonstration outside the Bandra residence of actor Sanjay Dutt, demanding that he be sent to prison without any VIP treatment.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 8, 2013
The Confederation of All-India Traders (CAIT) on Wednesday said traders from Maharashtra and other states will stage protests in New Delhi if immediate steps are not taken to resolve the local body tax (LBT) issue.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 7, 2013
Over 3,000 travel agents across the country kept their businesses shut on Tuesday protesting alleged opaque airfare practices by airlines, and also demanded restoration of agency commission, Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) claimed.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday May 7, 2013
Banking activities in Mumbai remained paralysed and most businesses were shut too Tuesday, day two of the indefinite strike called by over 1.5 million traders and manufacturers to protest the Maharashtra's government's local body tax (LBT) in lieu of...
Saurabh Gupta | Thursday May 2, 2013
A highrise residential complex in south Mumbai's posh Worli area is the scene of a massive protest today as some 140 families face the threat of losing their homes. The civic authorities have declared their apartments illegal and may begin pulling th...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 29, 2013
Millions of Mumbaikars could go hungry on Monday as around 20,000 hotels, restaurants, licenced tea and snacks outlets as well as ubiquitous vada-paav stalls go on strike to protest the new service tax (ST).
Press Trust of India | Saturday April 27, 2013
Over 27,000 restaurants in the city are likely to remain closed on Monday in response to a call by Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (AHAR) to protest the imposition of service tax on even partly air-conditioned restaurants in the budget.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 24, 2013
Market regulator SEBI today ordered Kolkata-based Saradha Realty India to close all its collective schemes and refund the money collected from investors within three months, amid continuing protests against the alleged fraudulent activities of the gr...
Wednesday April 17, 2013
Tata Teleservices will surrender telecom spectrum beyond 2.5 mega-hertz in all circles except Delhi and Mumbai in its "protest" against the governments move to charge one-time fee for airwaves beyond this threshold, the telecom firm said in a stateme...
Written by Saurabh Gupta | Thursday April 11, 2013
Social Activist Medha Patkar has been on a seven-day hunger strike to protest against the demolition of 43 houses in the Ganesh Krupa Housing Society in the Golibar Slum area of Mumbai.
Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Tuesday April 9, 2013
The farmer whose hunger strike provoked Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar to make a crass remark on drought-hit Maharashtra's water shortage, is shifting his protest today from Mumbai's Azad Maidan to outside the house of the Chief Minister, who is li...
Press Trust of India | Thursday April 4, 2013
About 70 protesters including the pilots, engineers, ground staff and the cabin crew stood in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue and held placards, before the match between RCB and Mumbai Indians began at the Chinnaswamy stadium.
Thursday April 4, 2013
A group of employees of crisis-hit Kingfisher today staged a "silent" protest ahead of the IPL match involving Royal Challenger Bangalore team, owned by liquor baron and airline promoter Vijay Mallya, against non-payment of salary for several months ...