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    Mixed response to all-India shutdown in Maharashtra

    Mumbai: The all-India anti-fuel price hike shutdown evoked a mixed response in Maharashtra on Monday, with all parties – barring the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena – joining it wholeheartedly. In Mumbai and other cities, large numbers took to the streets, railway stations, bus depots, and other public places carrying banners and placards, raising anti-government slogans, taking out processions or staging sit-in protests against the spiraling prices of petrol, diesel and gas. However,

  • Instability looms large over Maharashtra, says Chavan

    ‘More than 2,000 farmers have committed suicide due to the agrarian crisis in the state, but the government’s
    response has been simply baffling. Both, the BJP and the Sena, have let down the farmers. -Ashok Chavan/ Maharashtra Cong chief