Bhima Koregaon raids: P Chidambaram condemns arrests of activists, defends right to hold extreme views
In a series of tweets, P Chidambaram said anyone holding extreme views is punishable only if he indulges in violence or incites violence or aids and abets violence in support of his ideology
While the Bhima Koregaon violence raged, this Sanaswadi family offered shelter to over 100 Dalits
In Maharashtra's Buldhana, Arvind Kejriwal condemns Bhima-Koregaon violence, says instigating riots is 'BJP's creed'
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday blamed the BJP-RSS for the recent violence at Koregaon Bhima and the resulting caste tension in Maharashtra.
Devendra Fadnavis assures Maharashtra business community, says law and order in state is 'absolutely good'
Even as various pockets of Maharashtra witnessed unrest in the past few days, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday asserted that the law and order situation in the state was "absolutely good".
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Devendra Fadnavis urges Acting Chief Justice of Bombay HC to name judge to head probe
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has met the acting Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court and made a formal request to name a sitting high court judge to head the probe into the caste violence in Pune district, official sources said on Friday.
Sambhaji Bhide denies role in Bhima-Koregaon violence, says he is ready to face any probe on 'baseless' allegations
Pro-Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide, accused of instigating the violence against Dalits during the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon battle, on Friday denied that he had any role in the episode.
The Maharashtra bandh called by Prakash Ambedkar's Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh was a successful one even as Ambedkar told Firstpost that he wanted "to congratulate the protesters for keeping their calm when emotions were running high."
Bhima-Koregaon violence in Maharashtra: Path to 2019 Lok Sabha election will meander through social unrest
It is still unclear who instigated the Bhima-Koregaon clash that sent ripples of violence and rioting across Maharashtra but the political reactions to the unfortunate incident points to a disturbing road ahead as the country hurtles towards the 2019 general elections.
Maharashtra bandh costs Fadnavis govt Rs 700 cr in last 48 hours: Dalit anger brings Mumbai to a halt
The state-wide bandh (strike) called by Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar in Maharashtra on Wednesday, which saw huge backing by Bahujans, was subsequently withdrawn in evening on the same day.
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
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 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
Prakash Ambedkar’s son Sujat was given a heads-up about impending unrest that was going to be caused by two ‘right-wing groups’ from a friend, activist Malhar Takle on Saturday
Maharashtra shutdown: Amid tight police security, processions across Mumbai; protesters halt trains in Palghar, Thane
The Maharashtra shutdown called by some Dalit parties started with processions in Mumbai and attempts to block suburban train services in Thane and Palghar amid tight security across the state.