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  • Washignton landslide death toll doubles to 8 24-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state, bringing the death toll to at least eight from the wall of debris that swept through a small riverside neighborhood. Snohomish County sheriff's Lt. Rob Palmer said four more bodies were discovered...
  • Gujarat: FIRs against Kejriwal convoy for 'evading' toll tax 14-03-2014 04:50 PM

    Gujarat police has lodged two separate complaints against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal's convoy in connection with alleged non-payment of toll tax during his 'fact finding' tour in the state last week. The FIRs were registered against the cavalcade led by Kejriwal, police said on Friday. The first complaint is lodged...
  • After Mumbai, FIR against AAP workers in Gujarat 14-03-2014 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: After Mumbai, an FIR has now been filed against Aam Aadmi Party volunteers in Gujarat's Kutch for not paying toll tax during Gujarat visit. The FIR has been filed at the Samakhyali police station in Kutch on Thursday for not paying toll taxes after a complaint was registered...
  • EU seeks peace as Ukraine death toll reaches 100 21-02-2014 01:28 PM

    European Union ministers sought to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75 in two days of the worst violence in the country since Soviet times. Three hours of fierce fighting in Kiev's Independence Square, which was recaptured...
  • This guy paid other people's toll tax on the last day of the Gurgaon toll plaza drawing huge smiles from commuters 21-02-2014 10:39 AM

    The toll plaza at the Delhi-Gurgaon border has finally shut down. It has been a a crazy place for daily commuters who've had to brave the long queues, the never-ending jams and the general chaos. Despite that, folks at www.mapsofindia.com decided to make a happy memory of the toll booth...
  • Commuters rejoice as toll ends at Delhi-Gurgaon expressway 20-02-2014 04:49 PM

    Toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes will be dismantled on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway as the legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi High Court. ...
  • 12 toll plazas on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway removed 19-02-2014 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: In a big relief to travellers on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, toll plazas in 12 of the 16 lanes, which had been causing huge traffic snarls on it, will be dismantled toll has been scrapped. The legal dispute over the plazas ended on Wednesday under the supervision of the Delhi...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 13-02-2014 10:40 PM

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  • Do away with toll plazas; devise new revenue model: Assocham 13-02-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: A day after Maharashtra witnessed agitations against toll plazas, industry body Assocham on Thursday suggested the government do away with toll collection in this format and devise a new model on the lines of the one operational at airports across the country. "The model of user charges of...
  • Shiv Sena calls MNS's toll tax agitation a 'drama by Congress-NCP' 13-02-2014 04:20 PM

    Mumbai: Attacking the Raj Thackeray-led MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena) for its agitation againt toll tax, the Shiv Sena said it was just a publicity stunt. In an editorial written in the party mouthpiece Saamana, the Shiv Sena has alleged that Raj Thackeray's toll agitation is nothing but a drama scripted...
  • Maharashtra government to bring new toll collection policy in 2 weeks 13-02-2014 11:33 AM

    Mumbai: A day after massive agitation in Mumbai, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday said that a new toll collection policy will be ready within the next 15 days. According to the new policy electronic surveillance will be made mandatory to record exact road traffic. The government will also...
  • Maharashtra toll: A day after MNS agitation, Raj Thackeray meets CM 13-02-2014 09:50 AM

    Mumbai: After a dramatic day of agitation in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray met Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday morning. The meeting comes after Chavan reached out to Thackeray on Wednesday over the toll collection issue. Thackeray was detained for three hours on Wednesday when he...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 12-02-2014 10:40 PM

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  • Is the toll tax system in India against public interest? 12-02-2014 10:10 PM

    High drama was seen on the streets of Mumbai and Maharashtra as close to 500 Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists blocking highways to protest against toll tax were taken into custody. Around 10:30 am on Wednesday a defiant MNS supremo Raj Thackeray made his way to the Vashi toll plaza to...
  • Sena hits out at MNS over toll booth agitation, calls it drama troupe 12-02-2014 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: Sharpening its attack on MNS chief Raj Thackeray over his agitation against toll collection, the Shiv Sena said it had "predicted" the outcome of Wednesday's stir. "The Sena mouthpiece Saamana had on Tuesday made some comments (about Raj Thackeray and his toll stir). What happened on Wednesday was exactly...
  • People want toll-free Maharashtra: BJP 12-02-2014 06:42 PM

    Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis said that people of Maharashtra want toll-free state. We have raised this issue but make the state toll-free only when we come to the power. ...
  • MNS toll agitation: Raj Thackeray released, will meet CM on Thursday 12-02-2014 01:07 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police released Maharashtra Navniram Sena chief Raj Thackeray after he was detained in Mumbai's Chembur after he protested with his party workers over tax collection at toll plazas. Emerging out of the police station, Thackeray informed that the Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan had gave him a phone...
  • MNS toll agitation: Mumbai Police detains Raj Thackeray 12-02-2014 10:35 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has been detained by the Mumbai Police near Chembur when he along with the party workers was out on streets protesting against the collection of tax at toll plazas in the state. Mumbai's acting Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale confirmed Thackeray's detention. He said,...
  • Maharashtra toll: MNS set to block roads across the state today 12-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Mumbai: Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena is set to block traffic on all national highways in Maharashtra on Wednesday as part of an agitation against toll tax. Thackeray has now asked his party workers not to vandalise. 50 MNS workers from Navi Mumbai, 33 from Vasai, 100 from Nashik and...
  • Maharashtra: MNS to block all national highways on Wednesday 11-02-2014 07:25 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai: The commuters in Maharashtra might have a hard time on Wednesday as the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has announced that it will block all national highways in the state from 9 am. MNS chief Raj Thackeray assured that normal life will not be disrupted due to their protest. "We...
  • Maharashtra: MNS workers vandalise yet another toll booth 11-02-2014 10:32 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers vandalised yet another toll booth in Maharashtra on Tuesday night at Uran. No one has been arrested so far. The incident comes just a day after the Mumbai Police served a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena after its chief Raj Thackeray threatened a statewide agitation...
  • Odisha: Rahul Gandhi to visit families of boat capsize victims 10-02-2014 10:18 AM

    Bhubaneswar: After 12 people lost their lives in a boat tragedy in Odisha, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit Sambalpur on Monday to meet families of the victims. On Sunday evening, a boat carrying people on a picnic, capsized in the Hirakud dam reservoir in Sambhalpur. Even as 12...
  • Maharashtra toll: Raj Thackeray threatens statewide road blockade 10-02-2014 08:21 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has threatened to launch a statewide road blockade agitation on Wednesday over the toll collection issue. Addressing a rally in Pune, he also attacked the Shiv Sena for not supporting him. Thackeray said he will continue his agitation till the time the 'illegal'...
  • Pune: Raj Thackeray flexes muscle on toll issue 09-02-2014 11:43 PM

    Pune: Escalating his confrontation with the state government on the toll issue, MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday announced a statewide "rasta roko" agitation on February 12 to press for abolition of the levy and dared the government to arrest him. Raj Thackeray, who is facing multiple cases for instigating...
  • MNS workers, Raj Thackeray's wife head towards Pune without paying toll 09-02-2014 08:15 PM

    Mumbai: Daring the Maharashtra government to take action against them, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers and supporters headed towards Pune, from the city and its suburbs on Sunday, without paying toll, to attend a public meeting to be addressed by their leader Raj Thackeray. Among those who did not pay...
  • DND flyway toll-free for Noida-Delhi commuters till Feb 11 07-02-2014 08:06 AM

    The DND Flyway management has decided to make the highway toll-free for commuters from Noida to Delhi till February 11 after discussions with the organisers of Auto Expo 2014, who have agreed to bear the expenses. DND Flyway spokesperson Anwar Abbasi said, "From today, DND Flyway will be toll free...
  • Toll booth violence: MNS workers asked to pay damages 04-02-2014 11:00 AM

    Mumbai: More than a week after its workers vandalised toll booths across Maharashtra, the MNS has been served a recovery notice by the government. According to sources, activists involved in vandalizing four toll booths in Mumbai have been asked to pay Rs 3.90 lakh as damages. They have been asked...
  • Why has Modi ignored Balasaheb in all his speeches, asks Raj Thackeray 03-02-2014 08:51 AM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday attacked BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi accusing him of ignoring Bal Thackeray during his visits to Maharashtra. The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena, founded by Bal Thackeray have been in alliance for more than two decades in Maharashtra. Pointing...
  • Shiv Sena targets MNS, claims it began protests against toll booths 29-01-2014 10:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Wednesday lashed out at the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over vandalising toll booths saying Raj Thackeray's party has woken up suddenly to the issue. In its mouthpiece Saamna, the Shiv Sena claimed that it is the party that began the agitation against toll. "The...
  • Cases filed against Raj Thackeray over toll plaza attacks 29-01-2014 08:31 AM

    Pune: MNS chief Raj Thackeray was on Tuesday booked for allegedly inciting violence and engendering public peace, after his party workers vandalised toll booths in the state, police said here. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers on Monday went on the rampage, vandalising toll plazas in different parts of the state following...