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Padmja Sinha

  • Miffed over Parrikar's statement, NCP leader Jitendra Awhad puts up banner announcing 'vacancy' for terrorists

    About the hoarding at Harinivas Circle, Awhad said: "This is my way to protest the views put forth by him." Awhad's move to has not gone down well by residents, a majority of whom supported Parrikar's stand.

    Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 7:15am
  • AAP dombivli up against increased petrol and diesel rates

    In recent decision Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government had increased petrol by Rs 3.13 and diesel by Rs 2.71.

    Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 7:05am
  • Hike in water charges on the anvil

    The increase in water and other taxes was proposed long back by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) as it has been incurring heavy losses. In the next meeting, this topic will be discussed and if approved, residents will have to cough up more.

    Thursday, 21 May 2015 - 7:00am
  • Cold-shouldering of milk companies continues

    Pandurang Chodnekar, joint secretary of the welfare association, said, “Brands like Gokul and Amul had said no to increasing the commission even after many follow-ups. Later on, even Mother Dairy backed out. Hence, from May 20 onwards, even Mother Dairy will come under the boycott.”

    Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 6:20am
  • Milk vendors boycott may hit Amul, Gokul milk supply

    The distributors have been seeking an increase in commission rate and the Thane City Milk Business Welfare Association's boycott comes after it gave time to five companies — Amul, Gokul, Mother Dairy, Mahananda and Warna — to increase the same from 1-2 per cent to at least 7-8 per cent.

    Sunday, 17 May 2015 - 5:45am
  • Milk boycott in Thane ends

    The boycott of five major milk brands — Amul, Warna, Mother Dairy, Gokul and Mahananda — has come to an end. These brands will be readily available at all retailers and vendors across Thane from May 2.

    Saturday, 2 May 2015 - 5:30am
  • Milk boycott intensifies across Maharashtra

    It is expected to continue till the fight between the Milk Business Welfare Association and the five companies over increased commission doesn't get resolved.

    Friday, 1 May 2015 - 7:30am
  • Thane residents turn to tetra packs as milk boycott on

    As Thane City Milk Business Welfare Association continues its boycott of five major milk brands in the city, the residents have been forced to buy tetra packs for their daily consumption.

    Tuesday, 28 April 2015 - 6:45am
  • Thane milk distributors' boycott: so far, consumers still getting milk of their choice

    While Thane City Milk Business Welfare Association continues with its boycott of five milk brands- namely Amul, Warna, Mother Dairy, Mahananda and Gokul- Thanekars are still receiving milk of the brand of their choice.

    Friday, 24 April 2015 - 6:05am
  • Thane milk body bans popular brands in commission row

    The association has been unhappy with the kind of commission these brands are giving it and, hence, decided on Wednesday to boycott them in the local market.

    Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 7:00am