Manesar Violence

  • Gurgaon: 62 acquitted in Honda mobike plant violance case September 25, 2013

    Gurgaon: A Gurgaon court on Tuesday acquitted all the 62 people, including office bearers of the workers union, of attempt to murder and other charges related to the 2005 violence at Honda Scooters and Motorcycles unit in Manesar. Additional Session Judge Falit Sharma acquitted all the accused as the Haryana government...
  • IAC protesters were mostly sacked Maruti workers: Haryana minister October 22, 2012

    Chandigarh: Haryana Parliamentary Affairs Minister Randeep Surjewala on Monday claimed that the India Against Corruption (IAC) workers who protested outside the Delhi residence of Lok Sabha MP Deepender Hooda were "mostly workers dismissed by Maruti Udyog" following the recent violence at Manesar. "The action of the protesters breaking police barriers and...
  • Maruti Manesar plant violence due to internal issues: SIT October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The violence at Maruti Suzuki India's Manesar plant in July was not instigated from outside, but was due to internal issues between management and workers, according to the chargesheet filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to probe the incident. Charges against 145 persons have been framed after...
  • Maruti hopes full production capacity by Sep-end September 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday said it expects to have full employee strength at its troubled Manesar plant by the end of September with the completion of fresh recruitments. "The regularisation of contract workers and new recruitments are going on and this will be over in the next...
  • Left unions condemn sacking of workers by Maruti August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Left trade unions CITU and AITUC on Friday criticised Maruti Suzuki for deciding to dismiss 500 regular workers before reopening its plant in Gurgaon and demanded Haryana government's intervention to ensure that the decision is reversed. Condemning the decision, CITU General Secretary Tapas Sen said they opposed the violence...
  • Maruti plant unrest: Key accused arrested August 16, 2012

    Gurgaon: The main accused in the Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant violence, Jiya Lal, was arrested on Thursday. His arrest came almost a month after the factory was shutdown following the violence in which a Maruti official was killed. Maruti factory workers allege that the supervisor had made castist remark against Jiya...
  • Maruti management holds candlelight march August 6, 2012

    Gurgaon: The Maruti Suzuki management on Sunday organised a candlelight march in Gurgaon to pay tribute to its senior executive Awanish Kumar Dev who was killed in the July 18 violence at the company's plant in Manesar. Nearly 300 company officials including senior executives SY Siddqi, Ratan Aggarwal, Capt Deepak Anand,...
  • Maruti workers destroyed CCTV to avoid arrest: Eyewitness July 24, 2012

    A week since the unrest, the Manesar plant of Maruti remains shut indefinitely and the management is not ready for any compromise with the workers. ...
  • Maruti: Mahapanchayat calls for peaceful resolution July 23, 2012

    Manesar: Representatives of nearly 200 villages gathered at Manesar on Monday for a mahapanchayat in support of Maruti. The village elders condemned the Manesar factory workers for the violence that took place last week in which one general manager was burnt to death. The villagers also called for a peaceful resolution to...
  • Six more arrested for violence in Maruti plant July 22, 2012

    Gurgaon: Six more workers have been arrested for their alleged involvement in arson and rioting in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant on Wednesday, the police said on Sunday. Awanish Dev, General Manager-HR, died and 100 others were injured in the incident. Those arrested have been identified as Sohan Lal, a resident of Karnal,...
  • Maruti violence may have been planned: Police July 22, 2012

    Gurgaon: Violence in Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana on Wednesday, in which a top company executive was killed, may be the result of a planned action by a section of workers and union leaders, police said on Saturday. "The Maruti Suzuki management at Manesar plant could not estimate the action...
  • Manesar plant lockout appropriate: Haryana govt July 21, 2012

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Saturday termed the lockout by Maruti Suzuki at its Manesar facility as "appropriate". "If they (Maruti) have announced it (lockout) then it is appropriate considering what workers have done at Manesar facility," Haryana Labour and Employment Minister Shiv Charan Lal Sharma said. He added that the company...
  • Manesar plant won't be shifted: Maruti chairman July 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Calling the violence at its Manesar plant "shattering", Maruti Chairman RC Bhargava on Saturday said that the automobile manufacturer was doing its best to tackle the mess. "What happened was a shattering incident. We are tackling the mess," he said at a press briefing. Bhargava said that the company never...