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Journalists boycott Jignesh Mevani's press meet in Chennai after he asks English TV channel to leave
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Journalists boycott Jignesh Mevani's press meet in Chennai after he asks English TV channel to leave

In a show of solidarity, journalists on Tuesday boycotted a press meet to be addressed by Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani in Chennai after he refused to talk in the presence of an English news channel

In Maharashtra's Buldhana, Arvind Kejriwal condemns Bhima-Koregaon violence, says instigating riots is 'BJP's creed'
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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.

At Jignesh Mevani's rally in Delhi, more empty chairs than support: Dalit leader forays into national politics
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At Jignesh Mevani's rally in Delhi, more empty chairs than support: Dalit leader forays into national politics

Newly-elected Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP government over the atrocities face by the Dalit community as he addressed the Yuva Hunkar rally called by him at Parliament Street in Delhi.

Yuva Huntar rally: Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar, Akhil Gogoi share dais to raise pitch against Modi govt
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Yuva Huntar rally: Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar, Akhil Gogoi share dais to raise pitch against Modi govt

Jignesh Mevani, the face of new-found Dalit assertiveness in Gujarat, made his debut on the national political stage on Tuesday with the rally where he called the Narendra Modi government a "threat" to democracy and Constitution.

Yuva Rally as it happened: Jignesh Mevani slams BJP govt over Bhima-Koregaon violence, says India 'facing fascism'
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Yuva Rally as it happened: Jignesh Mevani slams BJP govt over Bhima-Koregaon violence, says India 'facing fascism'

The Delhi Police on Monday said that Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani's request for holding a rally in New Delhi on Tuesday on Parliament Street has not been granted yet.

Kabir Kala Manch booked for 'provocative' speech at Pune event commemorating Bhima-Koregaon battle
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Kabir Kala Manch booked for 'provocative' speech at Pune event commemorating Bhima-Koregaon battle

Six members of the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM), a radical cultural group, were booked for allegedly making "provocative" speeches during the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada in Pune on 31 December to commemorate the 200 years of the Koregaon Bhima battle.

Jignesh Mevani's request to hold Yuva Hunkaar Rally in Delhi under consideration: Police
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Jignesh Mevani's request to hold Yuva Hunkaar Rally in Delhi under consideration: Police

Delhi Police on Monday said that Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani's request for holding a rally in New Delhi on Tuesday is still "under consideration".

Ramdas Athawale defends Jignesh Mevani, says Bhima-Koregaon area tense even before Gujarat MLA's speech
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Ramdas Athawale defends Jignesh Mevani, says Bhima-Koregaon area tense even before Gujarat MLA's speech

Ramdas Athawale, a prominent Dalit leader, said there was tension in the area even prior to the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle on 1 January

Devendra Fadnavis assures Maharashtra business community, says law and order in state is 'absolutely good'
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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
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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
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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.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid say they are being targeted by BJP and RSS
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid say they are being targeted by BJP and RSS

Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani denied making any inflammatory speech in Pune and said he was being targeted by the BJP and the RSS

FIR against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid: Indian police system needs to break free from colonial hangover, political masters
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FIR against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid: Indian police system needs to break free from colonial hangover, political masters

The FIR seems like an attempt at trying to change the well-documented sequence of facts of what happened on 1 January at Bhima Koregaon.

Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India
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Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani addressed a press conference on Friday where he asked PM Narendra Modi to clarify if or not Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India

Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid booked for 'spreading disharmony', but court cases haven't reduced hate speeches in Indian politics
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Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid booked for 'spreading disharmony', but court cases haven't reduced hate speeches in Indian politics

Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid were charged with spreading disharmony among communities. Here are other leaders accused of delivering hate speeches.

Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid's talk to be screened online after Mumbai Police denies duo permission to hold rally
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Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid's talk to be screened online after Mumbai Police denies duo permission to hold rally

After being declined permission for a student convention in which Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid were to take part, the organisers will organise the talk online.

Bhima-Koregaon strife: Right wing leader Sambhaji Bhide, one of accused in caste clash seeks withdrawal of charges
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Bhima-Koregaon strife: Right wing leader Sambhaji Bhide, one of accused in caste clash seeks withdrawal of charges

Controversial right wing leader Sambhaji Bhide, who is also one of the accused of instigating violence against Dalit community in Pune district, on Thursday appealed for a thorough inquiry into the matter.

Tension in Mumbai as police foil Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid event; duo booked for 'inflammatory sppeches'
Mumbai

Tension in Mumbai as police foil Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid event; duo booked for 'inflammatory sppeches'

Mumbai Police swooped on the Bhaidas Hall, in the posh western suburb of Vile Parle on Thursday morning, and stopped the Left-leaning Chhatra Bharati's All India Students Summit which was scheduled to be addressed by Khalid and Mevani.

Congress slams Maharashtra govt for denying permission to Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid's event
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Congress slams Maharashtra govt for denying permission to Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid's event

The Congress has condemned the Maharashtra government's decision to deny permission to an event supposed to be addressed by Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid in Mumbai on Thursday.

Maharashtra bandh: NCP leader slams state govt, police for detention of students in Mumbai
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Maharashtra bandh: NCP leader slams state govt, police for detention of students in Mumbai

NCP legislator Vidya Chavan on Thursday criticised the Maharashtra government and the police for the detention of students ahead of a summit which was to be addressed by Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani and JNU student leader Umar Khalid