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Amid casteism and opposition, a Kurundvad man's fight to ensure people can have dignity in death
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Amid casteism and opposition, a Kurundvad man's fight to ensure people can have dignity in death

Driven by the understanding that people need moral and emotional support when a loved one dies, Appasso has often pitched in with his own funds for others' funerals.

Maharashtra minister Mahadev Jankar says Sanjay Dutt to join BJP-ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksh on 25 September
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Maharashtra minister Mahadev Jankar says Sanjay Dutt to join BJP-ally Rashtriya Samaj Paksh on 25 September

Nearly ten years after his maiden political venture as a Samajwadi Party candidate failed to take off from Uttar Pradesh, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is set to re-enter politics, according to a minister from Maharashtra.

Maratha quota Bill to be tabled in Maharashtra Assembly today; ATR report on Backward Class Commission's recommendations to be presented
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Maratha quota Bill to be tabled in Maharashtra Assembly today; ATR report on Backward Class Commission's recommendations to be presented

The much-awaited draft Bill which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled for passage in the Maharashtra Legislature on Thursday.

Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 August
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Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 August

Maharashtra government has invited the Dhangar community memebers for a meeting with Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on 27 August

Dhangar protest: After Marathas, Maharashtra's shepherd community demands quota; agitation in Mumbai, Marathwada
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Dhangar protest: After Marathas, Maharashtra's shepherd community demands quota; agitation in Mumbai, Marathwada

After the Maratha agitation in Maharashtra for 16% quota in government jobs, the Dhangar community in the state is set to launch a stir seeking reservation in jobs and educational institutions under the Schedule Tribe (ST) category.

Maratha quota agitation: Two more Maharashtra MLAs, including a BJP legislator, quit in support of demand
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Maratha quota agitation: Two more Maharashtra MLAs, including a BJP legislator, quit in support of demand

The Maratha community has been demanding quota under the OBC category in government jobs and education. The community held protests in various parts of Maharashtra and had observed bandhs in Mumbai and rest of the state.

As Maharashtra govt marks third anniversary, Congress launches statewide stir against BJP's 'unfulfilled promises'
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As Maharashtra govt marks third anniversary, Congress launches statewide stir against BJP's 'unfulfilled promises'

On Tuesday, the Congress launched a state wide agitation called the Jan Aakrosh Andolan even as the BJP-led government in Maharashtra marked its third year in office.

Denied place in BJP-led Maharashtra govt, four smaller allies express ire
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Denied place in BJP-led Maharashtra govt, four smaller allies express ire

Political observers say that the major discontent among the smaller allies is due to their no representation in the state government.

Precarious Pawars: Has PM Modi tipped scales in favour of BJP in Baramati?
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Precarious Pawars: Has PM Modi tipped scales in favour of BJP in Baramati?

Modi took fight to the Pawar stronghold in Baramathi where the family is already facing mass scale anger. Has he tipped the scales in favour of the BJP?