Maharashtra bandh

Bombay HC gives three weeks to Maharashtra ruling parties to reply on PIL against state bandh

Advocate RD Soni, appearing for the petitioners, told the court that no affidavit has so far been filed by any of the political parties, who are respondents in the petition.

published on : 8th February 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Mixed response to bandh in Maharashtra

t was alleged that alliance partners Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena leaders forced shopkeepers to shut down shops and other establishments in support of the bandh.

published on : 12th October 2021

Maharashtra bandh: Bus services affected, shops closed in Mumbai and neighbouring areas

The three ruling allies - Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, have appealed to people to wholeheartedly support the bandh, which began at midnight, to express their solidarity with farmers.

published on : 11th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: MVA allies urge people to extend full support to Maharashtra bandh on Oct 11

"The state-wide bandh will commence from 12 midnight," NCP spokesman and state minister Nawab Malik said on Sunday.

published on : 10th October 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Mumbai Police to deploy maximum personnel on streets on Monday as MVA allies call for statewide bandh

Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday said his party will participate with full force in the October 11 bandh in Maharashtra.

published on : 10th October 2021

Ruling allies in Maharashtra call for state bandh on Oct 11 over Lakhimpur violence

NCP president Sharad Pawar, a part of Maharashtra's ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi, had likened the Lakhimpur Kheri incident to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre which took place under the British rule.

published on : 6th October 2021

PMO shielding Bhima-Koregaon violence accused Sambhaji Bhide: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar, grandson of B R Ambedkar, questioned the failure of Maharashtra Police to arrest right-wing Hindu activist Sambhaji Bhide.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: CM Devendra Fadnavis faces serious threats to life, says Prakash Ambedkar

Fadnavis faces serious threats to his life from certain pro-Hindutva elements, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar claimed.

published on : 10th January 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale demands action against Bhima Koregaon violence

Athawale met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and demanded action against those responsible for the Bhima Koregaon violence.

published on : 6th January 2018

Not a single word of my speech was inflammatory, I am being targetted by BJP: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani

A day after he was denied permission to hold a rally in Mumbai, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani slammed the central government saying he was being targeted.

published on : 5th January 2018

Maharashtra violence accused Sambhaji alleges 'conspiracy' by Prakash Ambedkar, wants probe

This comes after Ambedkar alleged that Hindu Ekta Aghadi and Shivraj Pratishthan were responsible for instigating violence against the Dalit community, in which a youth was killed.

published on : 5th January 2018

Maharashtra caste clash: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid booked for 'inciting passions'

An FIR was lodged following a complaint by a 22-year-old student, Akshay G Bikkad, of Pune who took objections to the speeches by Mevani and Khalid at Shaniwarwada.

published on : 4th January 2018

Mumbai police cancel Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid event; students detained

Official sources said that the refusal for the Left-oriented student body meet came in the wake of prohibitory orders imposed in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra after Wednesday's shutdown.

published on : 4th January 2018

Maharashtra Bandh: Student killed as protesters erupt, block roads

Mobs block rail and road traffic across Maharashtra, target vehicles; several police personnel and drivers of public transport sustain injuries

published on : 4th January 2018