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From Khairlanji to Koregaon, Maharashtra has been no stranger to clashes between Dalits and Marathas
India

From Khairlanji to Koregaon, Maharashtra has been no stranger to clashes between Dalits and Marathas

BR Ambedkar's home state Maharashtra has been no stranger to caste-based violence. Throughout history, there have been several incidents of violent clashes between the many communities the state is home to

Kopardi rape case: Court finds all three guilty; quantum of punishment to be announced on 22 November
India

Kopardi rape case: Court finds all three guilty; quantum of punishment to be announced on 22 November

A sessions court on Saturday convicted three men for raping and murdering a 15-year-old girl in Kopardi village in 2016.

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Protestors secure promises of reservations, but were their demands actually met?
India

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Protestors secure promises of reservations, but were their demands actually met?

On Wednesday, lakhs of protesters took to the streets in a planned march. But did the government actually meet their demands?

Maratha Morcha plans to hold 58th 'silent rally' in Mumbai; lakhs expected to throng Azad Maidan
India

Maratha Morcha plans to hold 58th 'silent rally' in Mumbai; lakhs expected to throng Azad Maidan

The Maratha community has held 57 "silent rallies" across Maharashtra in the last 12 months demanding reservations. But having failed to achieve the desired results, they have decided to hold one final march, in Mumbai on Wednesday

Maharashtra: Police arrests 36 for attacking Dalit houses after murder of girl
India

Maharashtra: Police arrests 36 for attacking Dalit houses after murder of girl

The accused, angry over the killing of the girl last month, targeted the houses and vehicles of Dalits on the outskirts of Korale Khurd village

Nashik rape case: Town limps to normalcy after arson and rage
India

Nashik rape case: Town limps to normalcy after arson and rage

A day after arson and protests against the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl, Nashik in Maharashtra limped to normalcy on Monday, officials said.

Were Nashik protests the trigger for Fadnavis to intervene in the Maratha issue?
Mumbai

Were Nashik protests the trigger for Fadnavis to intervene in the Maratha issue?

The Nashik incident that saw a five-year-old girl — who was playing with her sister near temple at Trimbakeshwar — being raped by a 15-year-old in a dilapidated structure behind the temple

Maratha agitation: Parties adopt wait and watch approach in Maharashtra
Politics

Maratha agitation: Parties adopt wait and watch approach in Maharashtra

The 'silent marches' taken out by Maratha Kranti Morcha around Maharashtra to highlight demands like reservation in jobs and education have created ripples in state politics, with major players adopting a "wait and watch" approach to see if the massive mobilisation will eventually assume electoral dimensions.

Maharashtra govt faces demands from Maratha, Muslim and Dalit communities
Politics

Maharashtra govt faces demands from Maratha, Muslim and Dalit communities

The politically dominant Maratha community has been holding marches in various cities across Maharashtra for the last one month.

Maratha Kranti Morcha owes its success to social media, not mainstream media
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha owes its success to social media, not mainstream media

After Independence in India, the Maratha Kranti Morcha is the largest silent protest by the Maratha community

Cut hands and legs of those who rape and kill minors, women: Raj Thackeray
India

Cut hands and legs of those who rape and kill minors, women: Raj Thackeray

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said there was a need for a law like Sharia (Islamic) to check serious crimes against women and children.

Anna Hazare demand rapists in the Kopardi village incident to be hanged
India

Anna Hazare demand rapists in the Kopardi village incident to be hanged

Veteran social worker Anna Hazare on Tuesday demanded the hangman's noose for all the accused in the brutal gang rape and inhuman murder of a minor schoolgirl in Kopardi village last week.