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Security tightened across Maharashtra as protesters stone buses during VBA's statewide bandh against CAA, NRC; one injured
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Security tightened across Maharashtra as protesters stone buses during VBA's statewide bandh against CAA, NRC; one injured

Barring stray incidents of stone pelting and attempt to disrupt road traffic in Mumbai, there was not much impact of bandh in metropolis

Ramdas Athawale slapped in Ambernath: Union minister to meet Devendra Fadnavis, seek inquiry into 'pre-planned attack'
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Ramdas Athawale slapped in Ambernath: Union minister to meet Devendra Fadnavis, seek inquiry into 'pre-planned attack'

The Republican Party of India has called for a statewide bandh on Sunday after party leader and Union minister Ramadas Athawale was assaulted during an event in Ambernath city.

Maharashtra bandh: Maratha Kranti Morcha says members not responsible for' violence, blames 'outside anti-social elements'
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Maharashtra bandh: Maratha Kranti Morcha says members not responsible for' violence, blames 'outside anti-social elements'

Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM), one of the organisations spearheading the agitation for reservation for the Marathas, on Friday said its members were not responsible for the violence in Aurangabad and Pune on Thursday.

185 people held in Pune for violence during Maharashtra bandh, booked under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act
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185 people held in Pune for violence during Maharashtra bandh, booked under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act

Police said that protesters hurled stones at the police personnel in the Chandani Chowk area of Pune city during the Maratha quota stir on Thursday.

Maharashtra bandh: Pune worst hit by violence, arson during Maratha quota protests; mobs block highway, vandalise property
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Maharashtra bandh: Pune worst hit by violence, arson during Maratha quota protests; mobs block highway, vandalise property

The pro-quota Maharashtra bandh called by some Maratha groups on Thursday was marked by sporadic violence and arson, disruption of road traffic and rallies in various parts of the state.

Maharashtra bandh: Protesters storm Pune's IT hub at Hinjewadi, stone pelting reported across state
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Maharashtra bandh: Protesters storm Pune's IT hub at Hinjewadi, stone pelting reported across state

A day-long bandh called by pro-Maratha groups across Maharashtra saw sporadic incidents of violence from across the state on Thursday morning, with most shops and commercial establishments, private schools and colleges shut.

Maharashtra Bandh Updates: Stone pelting reported in Pune; Maratha protesters gather outside Sharad Pawar's Baramati residence
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Maharashtra Bandh Updates: Stone pelting reported in Pune; Maratha protesters gather outside Sharad Pawar's Baramati residence

Maharashtra Bandh LIVE Updates: Demonstrators hold sit-in protest outside NCP chief Sharad Pawar's residence in Baramati on Thursday.

Maharashtra bandh: Protesters disrupt road traffic across state over Maratha quota stir; public transport suspended
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Maharashtra bandh: Protesters disrupt road traffic across state over Maratha quota stir; public transport suspended

According to officials, Maratha protestors halted buses and other vehicles on roads in Maharashtra's Latur, Jalna, Solapur and Buldhana districts.

Maharashtra bandh: Maratha groups call for shutdown today over demand for 16% quota; all you need to know
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Maharashtra bandh: Maratha groups call for shutdown today over demand for 16% quota; all you need to know

Maharashtra is bracing for a day-long shutdown on Thursday called by an umbrella organisation of pro-quota Maratha groups, with the authorities ordering closure of schools and colleges in some areas fearing violence. However, Navi Mumbai has been exempt from the agitation.

Maratha quota stir: Man preparing for civil services ends life over reservation demand in Maharashtra's Aurangabad
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Maratha quota stir: Man preparing for civil services ends life over reservation demand in Maharashtra's Aurangabad

His family members said they will not take possession of the body till the state government takes a final decision on the issue of reservation, over which the Maratha community has been agitating.

Maratha reservation protests: Shiv Sena, NCP MLAs from Aurangabad offer to quit in support of quota demand
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Maratha reservation protests: Shiv Sena, NCP MLAs from Aurangabad offer to quit in support of quota demand

Aurangabad district in Maharashtra's Marathwada region has emerged as the epicentre of the Maratha quota agitation.

Maratha quota stir: Devendra Fadnavis says community members should approach govt for talks, not resort to violence
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Maratha quota stir: Devendra Fadnavis says community members should approach govt for talks, not resort to violence

Fadnavis said his government was committed to grant reservations in jobs and education to the Marathas, and pointed out the government passed a law in this regard, but it was struck down by the high court.

Maharashtra Bandh: 3 cops injured in Mumbai shutdown; protesters hurl stones, police lathicharge in Navi Mumbai
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Maharashtra Bandh: 3 cops injured in Mumbai shutdown; protesters hurl stones, police lathicharge in Navi Mumbai

The shutdown called by Maratha groups across Maharashtra on Wednesday demanding Maratha quota in government jobs and educational institutes, turned violent as protesters burnt buses and hurled stones in various parts of Mumbai.

Maharashtra Bandh: Sion-Panvel highway cleared for traffic as Maratha groups call off shutdown
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Maharashtra Bandh: Sion-Panvel highway cleared for traffic as Maratha groups call off shutdown

The Sion-Panvel highway which was blocked by protesters at the Kalamboli junction and Vashi has been cleared now.

Maratha quota stir: Peaceful protest turns violent; BEST buses attacked, roads in suburban Mumbai blocked
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Maratha quota stir: Peaceful protest turns violent; BEST buses attacked, roads in suburban Mumbai blocked

Two Maratha outfits —the Maratha Kranti Morcha and the Sakal Maratha Samaj called for a Maharashtra bandh on Wednesday.

Maratha quota agitation: BEST services suspended in Mumbai suburbs as protesters hurl stones at buses, block roads
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Maratha quota agitation: BEST services suspended in Mumbai suburbs as protesters hurl stones at buses, block roads

Protesters attacked public buses in Mumbai, and neighbouring Thane and Navi Mumbai as the bandh called by Maratha outfits over their demand for reservation began on Wednesday morning.

Congress blames Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for Maratha quota violence, calls BJP 'anti-reservation'
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Congress blames Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis for Maratha quota violence, calls BJP 'anti-reservation'

He said Fadnavis's "provocative" statements on the eve of "Ashadhi Ekadashi" were also responsible for the violence and he should take moral responsibility and quit.

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.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Ramdas Athawale says Dalits were replying to attacks on them, but not attacking anyone
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Bhima Koregaon violence: Ramdas Athawale says Dalits were replying to attacks on them, but not attacking anyone

Union Minister of State Ramdas Athawale on Thursday said Dalits were replying to attacks on them.

Bhima-Koregaon caste clash: Police arrests 12 more, including three minors, for violence, vandalising vehicles
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Bhima-Koregaon caste clash: Police arrests 12 more, including three minors, for violence, vandalising vehicles

The district police arrested 12 more people, including three minors, in connection with the January 1 caste clashes that broke out in and around Koregaon Bhima village in which one person was killed.