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Maharashtra bandh: A look at how fake news found its way into narrative of Dalit-Maratha standoff
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Maharashtra bandh: A look at how fake news found its way into narrative of Dalit-Maratha standoff

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."

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

Trouble for Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid: After cancelling Mumbai event, cops issue search warrant against duo; FIR filed in Pune too
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Trouble for Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid: After cancelling Mumbai event, cops issue search warrant against duo; FIR filed in Pune too

After cancelling an event which was supposed to feature Gujarat Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani and JNU student activist Umar Khalid, the Mumbai Police on Thursday also issued a serach warrant against the two leaders,

Mumbai Police cancels event featuring Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid, imposes Section 149 around Mithibai College
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Mumbai Police cancels event featuring Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid, imposes Section 149 around Mithibai College

Mumbai Police on Thursday denied permission for an event which was to be attended by Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid

Bhima-Koregaon violence in Maharashtra: Path to 2019 Lok Sabha election will meander through social unrest
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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
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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
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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.

Maharashtra bandh: BR Ambedkar's great-grandson tells Firstpost that Pune violence was pre-planned
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Maharashtra bandh: BR Ambedkar's great-grandson tells Firstpost that Pune violence was pre-planned

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

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.

Maharashtra shutdown: Amid tight police security, processions across Mumbai; protesters halt trains in Palghar, Thane
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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.

Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Complaint lodged in Pune against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for giving 'provocative' speeches
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Bhima-Koregaon clashes: Complaint lodged in Pune against Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid for giving 'provocative' speeches

The police said they had received a complaint against Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid for their "provocative" speeches at an event in Pune on 31 December.

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

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.

Jignesh Mevani to hold 'social justice' rally in Delhi, demand release of Bhim Army's founder Chandrashekhar Azad
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Jignesh Mevani to hold 'social justice' rally in Delhi, demand release of Bhim Army's founder Chandrashekhar Azad

Dalit leader and newly elected MLA from Gujarat Jignesh Mevani and Assam peasant leader Akhil Gogoi will hold a 'social justice' rally next week.