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Krishna Janmashtami: MNS backed 'Dahi handi' human pyramids reach for the sky, cops see red

Aug 25, 2016

Krishna Janmashtami: MNS backed 'Dahi handi' human pyramids reach for the sky, cops see red

The Jai Jawan mandal, which failed in its last ditch effort to convince the apex court on the height limitations, had put up a massive human pyramid measuring at least 42 feet at one point, more than twice the limit set by the top court. #Thane #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Raj Thackeray #Mumbai Police #Maharashtra #States #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #dahi handi #human pyramids
On Krishna Janmashtami, Mumbai cops face challenges implementing Dahi Handi restrictions

Aug 25, 2016

On Krishna Janmashtami, Mumbai cops face challenges implementing Dahi Handi restrictions

There are worries from concerned corners that the police might be even vulnerable to contempt of court if some pyramids actually cross 20 feet if the police fails to maintain a constant vigil on all of them. #Thane #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Mumbai #Raj Thackeray #Maharashtra #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #dahi handi #Janmashtami
Maharashtra govt puts on hold all parole pleas, irrespective of crime

Aug 24, 2016

Maharashtra govt puts on hold all parole pleas, irrespective of crime

The Maharashtra government has reportedly imposed a blanket ban on parole irrespective of the crime. Times Now reported that this move came almost a month after the killer of Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha escaped. #NewsTracker #Sanjay Dutt #Maharashtra #Pallavi Purkayastha #parole #Sajjad Moghul #Vijay Satbir Singh
Dahi handi mandals in Maharashtra remain confused over Supreme Court ruling

Aug 24, 2016

Dahi handi mandals in Maharashtra remain confused over Supreme Court ruling

Govinda groups or pathaks in Mahrashtra still remain unclear over the participation of underage govindas and the height of the Dahi Handi pyramids in the 'Dahi handi' celebration ritual #BJP #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #MNS #Raj Thackeray #Shiv Sena #Maharashtra #Govinda #Devendra Fadnavis #Dahi Handi festival #Janmashtmi #Pathaks
Legitimising the cow vigilantism? Maharashtra govt to issue official IDs to 'gau rakshaks'

Aug 23, 2016

Legitimising the cow vigilantism? Maharashtra govt to issue official IDs to 'gau rakshaks'

Maharashtra government's animal husbandry department will grant official ID cards to the welfare officers, once they are appointed, to monitor and report any act of animal cruelty. #BJP #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #VHP #beef ban #Beef ban in Maharashtra #gau rakshaks #cow vigilantes #Gau Raksha #gau rakshan samitis
Maharashtra to be first state to begin Centre's regional connectivity scheme

Aug 23, 2016

Maharashtra to be first state to begin Centre's regional connectivity scheme

The Centre's regional connectivity scheme (RCS) moved closer to reality with the aviation ministry set to sign an agreement with Maharashtra government. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Civil Aviation Minister #Airports #Devendra Fadnavis #RCS #Regional Connectivity Scheme
Fed up with heavy school bags, 12-year-old boys hold press meet in Maharashtra

Aug 23, 2016

Fed up with heavy school bags, 12-year-old boys hold press meet in Maharashtra

Our school bags weigh between 5 and 7 kg and its exhausting to carry them to our classroom located on the third floor," the boys, aged around 12 years, told reporters #Maharashtra #Shareworthy #school bags #Heavy school bags
State-sponsored vigilantism on beef ban allows gau rakshaks to further their 'business'

Aug 23, 2016

State-sponsored vigilantism on beef ban allows gau rakshaks to further their 'business'

This state-promoted cow vigilantism is dangerous for it licences or outsources the implementation part to people who would potentially further the "business" Modi spoke about. #InMyOpinion #Maharashtra #PM Narendra Modi #beef ban #gau rakshaks #cow vigilantism
Mumbra building collapse: Court issues show cause notice to Kalyan Jail authorities

Aug 23, 2016

Mumbra building collapse: Court issues show cause notice to Kalyan Jail authorities

In connection with the 2013 Mumbra building collapse case, a district court in Mumbai has issued a show cause notice to Kalyan Jail authorities after they failed to produce one of the accused before it. #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Mumbra Building Collapse #Kalyan Jail authorities #2013 Mumbra building collapse case
Maharashtra govt to set up panel to review status of agriculture colleges

Aug 23, 2016

Maharashtra govt to set up panel to review status of agriculture colleges

The Maharashtra government has decided to set up an expert committee to review the status of agriculture colleges across the state. #India #Congress #BJP #NewsTracker #Education #Maharashtra #NCP #Pandurang Fundkar #agriculture colleges