Bal Thackeray`s funeral

Outrage over FB Post row grows, Deora lends suppor

The outrage over the arrest of two girls for their Facebook post on Bal Thackeray`s funeral grew on Tuesday with Union IT Minister Milind Deora also lending weight saying there should be no "misuse" of laws.

Nov 20, 2012, 20:25 PM IST

IT Act should not be used to throttle dissent: Sibal

Telecom and IT Minister Kapil Sibal today said he was "deeply saddened" by the arrest of two girls over their Facebook post.

Nov 20, 2012, 00:31 AM IST

Netizens flay Mumbai girls` arrest over Facebook post

The arrest of two girls over their Facebook post on shutdown in Mumbai for Bal Thackeray`s funeral today again opened a can of worms with netizens calling the move a "social media hijack by the powerful and the fundamentalists".

Nov 19, 2012, 21:33 PM IST

Thackeray`s funeral the first on public ground since 1947

Shiv Sena Supremo Bal Thackeray`s funeral at the historic Shivaji Park ground here was the first at a public space in Mumbai since independence.

Nov 18, 2012, 20:10 PM IST