Bal Thackeray Facebook Post

  • Thackeray FB row: Bombay HC pulls up Maha govt January 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Maharashtra government what action it had taken against policemen who arrested two girls from nearby Palghar district for posting comments on Facebook against the bandh observed in Mumbai during Bal Thackeray's funeral in November in 2012. A bench headed by Justice...
  • Bal Thackeray FB post: Closure report filed December 18, 2012

    Mumbai: A closure report has been filed in the Palghar Facebook case in which two girls were arrested for posting comments about the bandh imposed after Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death. On November 18, police arrested the Palghar girl who posted a comment on her Facebook questioning the shutdown...
  • Sena calls for bandh against suspension of policemen November 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena has called for bandh in Palghar on Wednesday to protest against the action on the policemen in the Facebook arrest case. The Thane Superintendent of Police and Palghar police station Sub-Inspector were suspended on Tuesday for disobeying the orders of superiors while arresting two girls for...
  • Thackeray FB post: Last week was like a bad dream, says girl November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: A Facebook post, subsequent arrest and a high level inquiry later, charges have finally been dropped against the 21-year-old girl who posted comments on Bal Thackeray. This past week, the girl and her family were attacked, her friend who liked the post was also traumatised, but both stood by...
  • Last week was like a bad dream, want to forget it: FB post girl November 24, 2012

    The girl who was arrested for posting a Facebook comment criticising the Mumbai shutdown over Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's death, has said that she stands by her post. ...
  • Thackeray FB post: I don't regret my status, says girl November 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The girl behind the Facebook post on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray finally spoke up for herself on Friday, saying that she did not regret what she wrote but added that what followed afterwards should not have happened. She was joined by her father who said that the family...
  • Thackeray FB post: IG says act against policemen November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The Inspector General Konkan Range on Friday submitted his investigation report into the arrest of two Thane girls over a Facebook post criticising a bandh in Mumbai for the funeral of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. In his report, the IG said that the arrest of the girls by...
  • Thackeray FB post: Police to submit report on girls' arrest today November 23, 2012

    Mumbai: The police investigation report in connection with the arrest of two girls over a controversial Facebook post on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray is likely to be submitted to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday. The two girls from Palghar were arrested after one of them posted a...
  • Thackeray FB post: Shiv Sena blames govt for girls' arrest November 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The all too familiar political blame game has begun over the arrest of two girls in Mumbai over a Facebook status update which questioned the shutdown in the city over the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray. While the Shiv Sena has blamed the state government for...
  • Thackeray FB post: Girls' arrest draws mixed reactions November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The controversy surrounding the arrest of two young girls in Mumbai over a Facebook status message which questioned the shutdown in the city over the death of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has drawn mixed reactions from the people. While many say that Section 66 of the Indian IT law...
  • Thackeray FB post: Girls fear for their safety November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The two girls at the centre of the controversy over a Facebook post in which they questioned the Mumbai shutdown after the death of Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray have said that they fear for their lives. The girl who posted the status has now deactivated her Facebook account. The...
  • Anti-Thackeray FB post: 9 arrested for attacking girl's uncle's clinic November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: Nine people have been arrested from Palghar for vandalising the clinic of a man who is the uncle of the girl arrested for an anti-Bal Thackeray Facebook post. It is unclear if those arrested are Shiv Sainiks. They have been booked for rioting and trespass among other charges. Enraged...
  • Anti-Thackeray FB post: Shiv Sena says arrest justified November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena's Thane rural chief has defended the police action of arresting two girls for a Facebook post on late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. He has also said any comments against Bal Thackeray will not be tolerated. "Balasaheb Thackeray is our God. We will not tolerate any...
  • Anti-Thackeray FB post: Police under fire for girls' arrest November 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The police in Maharashtra have come under fire for arresting two girls over a Facebook post on late Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal told CNN-IBN that the case might have been mishandled by the Maharashtra police and that the government could step in to save...
  • Is it right to arrest people for Facebook posts? November 19, 2012

    While the DGP ordered a probe into the arrest of the girls, sources in Home Ministry said they were closely monitoring the case. ...
  • Mumbai: After outrage, DGP orders probe into girls' arrest November 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Monday arrested a 21-year-old girl from Thane for questioning the total shutdown in the city for Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray's funeral on her Facebook account. Another girl who 'liked' the comment was also arrested. However, both the girls were later released on bail. The funeral...