Thackeray Facebook Post

  • Bal Thackeray FB post: Closure report filed 18-12-2012 07:16 PM

    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 28-11-2012 08:53 AM

    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...
  • Facebook arrests: Chavan defends 'strict action' against policemen 27-11-2012 10:20 PM

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday defended the suspension of two police officers over the arrest of two girls for their posts on Facebook regarding the bandh observed for Bal Thackeray's funeral. He said Thane SP Ravindra Sengaonkar and Senior Inspector Shrikant Pingle had acted against the directions...
  • Facebook arrests: 2 police officers suspended, Shiv Sena calls for bandh 27-11-2012 09:05 PM

    A week after two girls were arrested in Palghar for their remarks on Bal Thackerey's death, the state administration has finally taken some action. ...
  • Thackeray FB post: Shiv Sena calls for bandh in Palghar 27-11-2012 07:23 PM

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena unit of Palghar has called for bandh on Wednesday in favour of police officials who were suspended a week after two girls in Thane district of Maharashtra were arrested over a Facebook post criticising the Mumbai bandh for the funeral of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray. The...
  • Thackeray FB post: Girl's family says drop charges 27-11-2012 06:37 PM

    Mumbai: A week after two girls in Thane district of Maharashtra were arrested over a Facebook post criticising the Mumbai bandh for the funeral of Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray, the state administration has finally taken some action. In a major step, the Superintendent of Police of the Thane district...
  • Thackeray FB post: Last week was like a bad dream, says girl 24-11-2012 08:00 PM

    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 24-11-2012 10:59 AM

    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 24-11-2012 07:40 AM

    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 23-11-2012 07:18 PM

    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 23-11-2012 10:25 AM

    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 21-11-2012 07:29 AM

    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 fear for their safety 20-11-2012 08:23 PM

    Mumbai: The two girls who were arrested and released for their Facebook activity around the Mumbai bandh and over Bal Thackeray's death have apologised but out of fear. Ten people who were arrested for vandalising one of their relative's clinics have now been released on bail. Though politicians have come...
  • Thackeray FB post: Girls' arrest draws mixed reactions 20-11-2012 01:14 PM

    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...
  • Thackeray FB post: Girls fear for their safety 20-11-2012 12:08 PM

    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....
  • Anti-Thackeray FB post: 9 arrested for attacking girl's uncle's clinic 20-11-2012 09:26 AM

    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 20-11-2012 08:32 AM

    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 20-11-2012 07:54 AM

    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? 19-11-2012 11:51 PM

    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 19-11-2012 09:39 PM

    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...