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Bhima Koregaon to host lakhs of Dalits on 1 January; cops tighten security, monitor 'provocative' social media posts
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Bhima Koregaon to host lakhs of Dalits on 1 January; cops tighten security, monitor 'provocative' social media posts

After the violence at Bhima Koregaon last year, Dalit groups from across Maharashtra are likely to throng the destination this time to make a statement, and the police have their work cut out for them.

Bhima-Koregaon violence a 'well-planned conspiracy by anti-national forces', says Prasar Bharti advisor Gyanendra Bartaria
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Bhima-Koregaon violence a 'well-planned conspiracy by anti-national forces', says Prasar Bharti advisor Gyanendra Bartaria

At a seminar at Delhi University on Thursday, the speakers said that the violence at Bhima-Koregaon near Pune was a "conspiracy by anti-national forces"

Watch Jignesh Mevani address crowd in Pune: Cops booked young Dalit leader for alleged hate speech
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Watch Jignesh Mevani address crowd in Pune: Cops booked young Dalit leader for alleged hate speech

A police complaint has been registered against Dalit activist leader and newly inducted Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani for an hate speech he allegedly gave in Pune on 31 December last year

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar blames 'misinformation' on social media for flare up
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar blames 'misinformation' on social media for flare up

A Maharashtra minister claimed today that social media platforms were used to spread misinformation about what happened at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district, where one person was killed in caste violence on 1 January.

Sharad Yadav blames Maharashtra govt's 'lapse' for Bhima-Koregaon violence, says attacks on Dalits rising under BJP rule
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Sharad Yadav blames Maharashtra govt's 'lapse' for Bhima-Koregaon violence, says attacks on Dalits rising under BJP rule

Former Rajya Sabha MP Sharad Yadav on Wednesday targeted the BJP over the cast violence in Maharashtra, alleging that attacks on Dalits and other "oppressed" classes have been increasing under its governments at the centre and in states.

Maharashtra bandh brings Mumbai to a halt; tension in Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad amid day-long shutdown
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Maharashtra bandh brings Mumbai to a halt; tension in Pune, Nagpur and Aurangabad amid day-long shutdown

Dalit groups, which had called for a complete shutdown in the state in protest against the violent clashes that broke out during the Bhima Koregaon battle anniversary in Pune, called off the Maharashtra strike on Wednesday evening.

Maharashtra bandh: Mumbai Police struggled to contain violence as political bosses offered little support
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Maharashtra bandh: Mumbai Police struggled to contain violence as political bosses offered little support

If the politicians won't support the police, the public needs to step in and force the politicians to put civic sense before electoral politics.

Maharashtra bandh as it happened: Will monitor CCTV footage to probe incidents of violence, says Fadnavis; protests called off
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Maharashtra bandh as it happened: Will monitor CCTV footage to probe incidents of violence, says Fadnavis; protests called off

Prakash Ambedkar has called for Maharashtra bandh on Wednesday to protest the state government's "failure" to stop the violence in Koregoan

Dalit groups call off Maharashtra bandh after Prakash Ambedkar meets Mumbai Police: Ten key points
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Dalit groups call off Maharashtra bandh after Prakash Ambedkar meets Mumbai Police: Ten key points

After generating tension in Mumbai, Pune and a few other cities in Maharashtra, the state-wide bandh, called by Dalit organisations to protest the violence post an event to mark 200th anniversary of Bhima Koregaon battle, was called off on Wednesday evening.

Sambhaji Bhide, Milind Ekbote: Meet the two men booked for Bhima Koregaon violence that killed one and crippled Maharashtra for two days
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Sambhaji Bhide, Milind Ekbote: Meet the two men booked for Bhima Koregaon violence that killed one and crippled Maharashtra for two days

Sambhaji Bhide, also known as Bhide Guruji and a resident of Sangli was in national spotlight in 2008 when his followers ransacked movie halls protesting against the release of movie Jodha-Akbar.

Rajya Sabha adjourned twice as Congress, BSP raise Bhima-Koregaon violence issue
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Rajya Sabha adjourned twice as Congress, BSP raise Bhima-Koregaon violence issue

Rajya Sabha saw two adjournments as several members including those from the Congress and BSP, raised the issue of caste violence in Maharashtra.

Bhima-Koregaon caste clash spreads across Maharashtra; violence erupts in Mumbai, Aurangabad, Pune
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Bhima-Koregaon caste clash spreads across Maharashtra; violence erupts in Mumbai, Aurangabad, Pune

Repercussions of Monday's violence in Pune that broke out at an event where the 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle was being commemorated, spread across other districts in Maharashtra on Tuesday.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Devendra Fadnavis orders probe as Dalits call for Maharashtra bandh today
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Devendra Fadnavis orders probe as Dalits call for Maharashtra bandh today

Day after the violence in Koregaon-Bhima left one youth dead, Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a judicial probe and a CID investigation into the matter as angry Dalits staged rail and road blockades in several parts of Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad.

Maharashtra Dalit protests updates: Mayawati alleges BJP-RSS conspiracy; key parties stay mum over bandh
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Maharashtra Dalit protests updates: Mayawati alleges BJP-RSS conspiracy; key parties stay mum over bandh

A day after Dalit and Maratha groups clashed in Pune on the 200th year anniversary celebrations of the historic battle of Koregaon Bhima, Dalit protesters on Tuesday staged a protest according to a report in Mumbai Mirror.

Bhima Koregaon violence turns creation of award-winning artist into heap of ashes, inflicts over Rs 50 lakh loss
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Bhima Koregaon violence turns creation of award-winning artist into heap of ashes, inflicts over Rs 50 lakh loss

Tremors of the violence, which left one person dead near the Bhima Koregaon village, also shook other parts of state where numerous vehicles were torched, and shops were vandalised.

Bhima-Koregaon clashes have their roots in 200-year-old history: All you need to know about its significance to Dalits
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Bhima-Koregaon clashes have their roots in 200-year-old history: All you need to know about its significance to Dalits

Monday will mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Koregaon, where the Marathas led by Peshwa Bajirao II clashed with the British East India company.