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Mumbai Police steps up vigil at Gateway of India fearing fresh round of protests against violence in Delhi
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Mumbai Police steps up vigil at Gateway of India fearing fresh round of protests against violence in Delhi

Police presence has been stepped up at the Gateway of India to thwart any attempt by people to gather at the venue to protest against the violence in Delhi

Queer Azadi Mumbai (QAM) issues statement condemning 'radical' sloganeering that occurred in support of Sharjeel Imam at Mumbai Pride Solidarity Gathering
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Queer Azadi Mumbai (QAM) issues statement condemning 'radical' sloganeering that occurred in support of Sharjeel Imam at Mumbai Pride Solidarity Gathering

QAM, which was earlier denied permission to hold the pride gathering in Mumbai in case there were protests against CAA and NRC, has said in its statement that "neither QAM nor the individuals who have signed the permissions were communicated with or kept informed of the intent and/or content of this sloganeering."

12th Mumbai Pride March in limbo as Mumbai Police withholds permission, citing safety issues over 'possible CAA-NRC protests'
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12th Mumbai Pride March in limbo as Mumbai Police withholds permission, citing safety issues over 'possible CAA-NRC protests'

Three days before this year's edition of the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride Parade, the Mumbai Police has denied permission for the event to be held at the historic August Kranti Maidan, which has traditionally served as the starting point of the march.

Sanjay Raut downplays 'Free Kashmir' poster at Mumbai rally condemning JNU attack, says banner was against internet shutdown
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Sanjay Raut downplays 'Free Kashmir' poster at Mumbai rally condemning JNU attack, says banner was against internet shutdown

On Tuesday morning, Mumbai Police evicted those protesting at the Gateway of India and relocated them to Azad Maidan citing inconvenience to tourists and locals.

JNU violence: Protestors 'relocated' from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan to avoid inconvenience to citizens, claims Mumbai Police
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JNU violence: Protestors 'relocated' from Gateway of India to Azad Maidan to avoid inconvenience to citizens, claims Mumbai Police

On Monday, protests were organised near the Hutatma Chowk in Mumbai's Fort area, but later the permission was denied. A call was given that people join the protest in front of the Gateway of India. Demonstrations had started there after Sunday midnight.

'CAA, NRC are not only against Muslims, but whole country': Student leaders lead charge against 'divisive' policy at Mumbai's Azad Maidan
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'CAA, NRC are not only against Muslims, but whole country': Student leaders lead charge against 'divisive' policy at Mumbai's Azad Maidan

Students, activists, and citizens gathered in south Mumbai's Azad Maidan for another large-scale protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register for Citizens (NRC) on Friday. Named 'Inquilaab Morcha', the gathering was one of the many nationwide protests in resistance to the CAA since the contentious law was passed by Parliament on 11 December.

Three dead, six injured after under-construction building collapses near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon area
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Three dead, six injured after under-construction building collapses near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon area

At least, three people were killed and six others sustained injuries after an under-construction building near Azad Maidan in Mumbai's Goregaon collapsed on Sunday.

PCI takes note of alleged misbehaviour with journalist by Mumbai Police, issues notice to Maharashtra govt
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PCI takes note of alleged misbehaviour with journalist by Mumbai Police, issues notice to Maharashtra govt

The Press Council of India (PCI) on Thursday took note of the alleged misbehaviour with the journalist of a daily in Mumbai by the local police and said it views such incidents with concern.

Tribal farmers call off protest in Mumbai after Maharashtra government agrees to most of their demands
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Tribal farmers call off protest in Mumbai after Maharashtra government agrees to most of their demands

Fadnavis assured the tribal farmers that they will become owners of the land they are cultivating or are in possession of, according a release issued by the CMO.

Farmers' march in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis says tribal cultivators' forest land rights claims to be settled by Dec
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Farmers' march in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis says tribal cultivators' forest land rights claims to be settled by Dec

A delegation of the protesting tribals met Fadnavis at Vidhan Bhawan in south Mumbai, where the winter session of the state legislature in underway.

Farmers' march: Maharashtra govt's 'lukewarm' response cause for repeated protests; drought relief, MSP hike demands unmet
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Farmers' march: Maharashtra govt's 'lukewarm' response cause for repeated protests; drought relief, MSP hike demands unmet

The farmers' march from Thane to Mumbai also comes amid many similar rallies being held in other parts of the country, including the 'Kisan Kranti Yatra' on 23 September and the protest led by the Congress' farmers' cell on 23 October.

Over 20,000 Maharashtra farmers begin protest march from Thane to Mumbai; demands include drought compensation, loan waiver
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Over 20,000 Maharashtra farmers begin protest march from Thane to Mumbai; demands include drought compensation, loan waiver

The farmers protest is being led by the Lok Sangharsh Morcha (LSM). Swaraj Abhiyan chief and former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav and conservationist Dr Rajendra Singh will also be at the forefront of the protests

Maharashtra govt nod to Maratha reservation: Since 1980s, community's fight for quota has been long, uneasy
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Maharashtra govt nod to Maratha reservation: Since 1980s, community's fight for quota has been long, uneasy

The fight for reservation has not been easy for the politically dominant Maratha community which constitutes over 30 percent of Maharashtra's population. The community has been demanding a quota for a long time now and its agitation for the same in July and August 2018 had taken a violent turn.

Maratha quota protest: Jail Bharo Andolan held at Azad Maidan in Mumbai; agitators seek reservation in govt jobs
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Maratha quota protest: Jail Bharo Andolan held at Azad Maidan in Mumbai; agitators seek reservation in govt jobs

Maratha activists held a 'jail bharo' protest on Wednesday, demanding immediate implementation of reservations in jobs and education for the community.

Maratha Kranti Morcha protests updates: Protesters block Pune-Solapur highway, demand reservation in govt jobs
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Maratha Kranti Morcha protests updates: Protesters block Pune-Solapur highway, demand reservation in govt jobs

Protesters have blocked Pune-Solapur highway demanding reservation in government jobs.

Maratha Kranti Morcha to observe Jail Bharo Andolan at Azad Maidan in Mumbai today to demand reservations
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Maratha Kranti Morcha to observe Jail Bharo Andolan at Azad Maidan in Mumbai today to demand reservations

Maratha outfit Maratha Kranti morcha who have been demanding reservations in government jobs and education for the community, will kick off another phase of their agitation on Wednesday.

From shunning sport to sealing spot in India U-19 team, story of cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal and his mentor
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From shunning sport to sealing spot in India U-19 team, story of cricketer Yashasvi Jaiswal and his mentor

It was Jwala, who first saw the fire in Jaiswal's eyes and the spring in his steps, as he wandered around for life's basic necessities, plus an opening in cricket.

Mumbai Congress stages protest against BJP, terms BS Yeddyruppa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM 'illegal appointment'
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Mumbai Congress stages protest against BJP, terms BS Yeddyruppa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM 'illegal appointment'

Hundreds of Congress activists staged a noisy protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for what they termed the "illegal appointment of the new chief minister in Karnataka," an official said on Thursday.

Mumbai, Pune cops deny permission for rallies in support of Sambhaji Bhide, but Azad Maidan gathering to go on as planned
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Mumbai, Pune cops deny permission for rallies in support of Sambhaji Bhide, but Azad Maidan gathering to go on as planned

Police cited possible law and order situation to deny permission to Shiv Pratishthan Hindustan to hold rallies in Pune and Mumbai in support of Sambhaji Bhide.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: No evidence found against Sambhaji Bhide, says Devendra Fadnavis
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: No evidence found against Sambhaji Bhide, says Devendra Fadnavis

Devendra Fadnavis said that government has not found any role of Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide in Bhima Koregaon violence case