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Mumbai Congress stages protest against BJP, terms BS Yeddyruppa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM 'illegal appointment'
Politics

Mumbai Congress stages protest against BJP, terms BS Yeddyruppa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM 'illegal appointment'

Hundreds of Congress activists staged a noisy protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for what they termed the "illegal appointment of the new chief minister in Karnataka," an official said on Thursday.

Mumbai, Pune cops deny permission for rallies in support of Sambhaji Bhide, but Azad Maidan gathering to go on as planned
India

Mumbai, Pune cops deny permission for rallies in support of Sambhaji Bhide, but Azad Maidan gathering to go on as planned

Police cited possible law and order situation to deny permission to Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan to hold rallies in Pune and Mumbai in support of Sambhaji Bhide.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: No evidence found against Sambhaji Bhide, says Devendra Fadnavis
India

Bhima-Koregaon violence: No evidence found against Sambhaji Bhide, says Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said that government has not found any role of Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide in Bhima Koregaon violence case

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Thousands join Prakash Ambedkar's 'Elgar March' demanding Sambhaji Bhide's arrest
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Thousands join Prakash Ambedkar's 'Elgar March' demanding Sambhaji Bhide's arrest

Addressing the 'Elgar Morcha' at Azad Maidan, taken out with the demand to arrest the Shiv Prathishthan founder Sambhaji Bhide, BBM president Prakash Ambedkar said the government should not protect Bhide and arrest him

Maharashtra Kisan march called off: Devendra Fadnavis isn’t the only CM to face heat of loan waivers 
Business

Maharashtra Kisan march called off: Devendra Fadnavis isn’t the only CM to face heat of loan waivers 

Maharashtra is one of six states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh – that have announced farm debt waivers this fiscal

Maharashtra farmers call off protest, Devendra Fadnavis says govt has accepted most demands of protesters
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Maharashtra farmers call off protest, Devendra Fadnavis says govt has accepted most demands of protesters

The gruelling 200-km, six-day long 'Long March' by over 35,000 farmers ended on a positive note, with the Maharashtra government conceding most demands

Maharashtra farmers call off stir; four protesters critical after 180-km-long march: Key developments
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Maharashtra farmers call off stir; four protesters critical after 180-km-long march: Key developments

The march has been organised to protest the alleged failures of the BJP government on the farm front, demanding a complete and unconditional loan waiver, ensuring implementation of minimum support price and implementation of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission and the Forest Rights Act 2006.

Mumbai farmers protest updates: Central Railways to run 2 special trains as protesters decide to head home
India

Mumbai farmers protest updates: Central Railways to run 2 special trains as protesters decide to head home

Protesting farmers reached Mumbai's Azad Maidan by 5.10 am on Monday morning, after walking through the night. They will set out for the state Assembly later in the day.

Mumbai farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis says govt is sensitive towards demands; Poonam Mahajan says agitation fuelled by 'urban Maoists'
India

Mumbai farmers' protest: Devendra Fadnavis says govt is sensitive towards demands; Poonam Mahajan says agitation fuelled by 'urban Maoists'

Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday that the government is positive and sensitive towards the demands of the farmers.

Taxi strike in Goa leaves hundreds of passengers, tourists stranded at railway stations, airport
India

Taxi strike in Goa leaves hundreds of passengers, tourists stranded at railway stations, airport

Taxi operators on Friday kept their vehicles off the roads of Goa despite the state government on Thursday invoking the Essential Services Management Act (ESMA)prohibiting the strike

Mumbai Police deny permission to groups for protesting against Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu
India

Mumbai Police deny permission to groups for protesting against Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Mumbai police on Monday said that it had denied permission to some Muslim groups to hold a protest gathering at Azad Maidan against visiting Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

MNS workers vandalise Congress' Mumbai regional office, say it was a 'surgical strike'; three arrested
Politics

MNS workers vandalise Congress' Mumbai regional office, say it was a 'surgical strike'; three arrested

Some unknown persons vandalised the Mumbai regional Congress committee office at Azad Maidan in Mumbai on Friday morning

After Raj Thackeray's rally against railways, MNS booked for not taking police permission
India

After Raj Thackeray's rally against railways, MNS booked for not taking police permission

An offence was registered against organisers of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) rally in the city on Thursday for not taking a prior permission of the police.

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations

The 58th Marathi Kranti Silent Morcha which saw participation from nearly three lakh members of the community concluded peacefully on Wednesday with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assuring reservation

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Lakhs march in silence; Devendra Fadnavis promises panel for quota demand
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Maratha Kranti Morcha: Lakhs march in silence; Devendra Fadnavis promises panel for quota demand

Members of the Maratha community took out a silent protest or the 'Maratha Kranti Morcha' in Mumbai on Wednesday to demand for reservation in government jobs and education.

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai Police gear up; over 7000 personnel to provide security tomorrow
India

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai Police gear up; over 7000 personnel to provide security tomorrow

The Maharashtra government, police, BMC and other agencies are all set for a mammoth Maratha 'mook' (silent) procession that will be taken out on Wednesday, officials said.

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally

With more than five lakh participants and 10,000 vehicles are likely to enter Mumbai to take part in Maratha Kranti Morcha, city's commuters are advised to avoid the roads till absolutely necessary

Maratha Morcha plans to hold 58th 'silent rally' in Mumbai; lakhs expected to throng Azad Maidan
India

Maratha Morcha plans to hold 58th 'silent rally' in Mumbai; lakhs expected to throng Azad Maidan

The Maratha community has held 57 "silent rallies" across Maharashtra in the last 12 months demanding reservations. But having failed to achieve the desired results, they have decided to hold one final march, in Mumbai on Wednesday

Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir, criticise West Bengal govt
Mumbai

Gorkhas in Mumbai express solidarity with statehood stir, criticise West Bengal govt

Hundreds of Gorkhas living in the city on Thursday gathered at Azad Maidan and expressed solidarity with the ongoing agitation in Darjeeling hills in West Bengal for a separate Gorkhaland state

AAP Mumbai protests against detention of Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia
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AAP Mumbai protests against detention of Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia

Kejriwal, Sisodia and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi were detained by police when they tried to meet Grewal's family.