Maratha activists threaten state-wide protests on 9 August if Maharashtra govt fails to fulfil demand to withdraw cases against protesters
The Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) has warned that it would hold a state-wide protest on 9 August if the Maharashtra government fails to fulfil the community's various demands.
Maharashtra govt sets up panel to decide on withdrawal of cases related to Bhima Koregaon, Maratha protests
The Maharashtra government on Friday constituted a three-member committee to examine if any of the cases registered during the protests after the Bhima Koregaon violence and the Maratha quota agitation are fit for withdrawal.
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.
Maratha quota: Devendra Fadnavis says all constitutional obligations for reservation to be completed by November
Devendra Fadnavis said the Maharashtra government was "sincerely addressing" the Maratha community's concerns over reservation.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar says Maharashtra govt should decide upon Maratha reservation demand without touching existing quotas
NCP president Sharad Pawar on Saturday said the Maharashtra government should not tamper with the existing reservations while deciding on the Maratha community's demand for quota.
Maratha Kranti Morcha protests updates: Protesters block Pune-Solapur highway, demand reservation in govt jobs
Protesters have blocked Pune-Solapur highway demanding reservation in government jobs.
Maratha quota stir: Four policemen injured, over 70 vehicles torched as protests turn violent; prohibitory orders imposed
The violence was a continuation of the protests that rocked several districts of Maharashtra for the last week, as sporadic incidents of arson, violence, road blocks and noisy processions have been reported
Maratha stir: Shiv Sena demands special Assembly session on reservation; Congress wants speedy efforts by Maharashtra govt
The Shiv Sena said that besides reservation for the Maratha community, the Maharashtra government should also consider giving quotas to other caste groups.
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 outfit calls for peaceful statewide bandh after quota stir turns violent; Mumbai Police on alert
The agitation by Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and education has turn violent with protests being organised by Maratha outfits on roads and highways blocking traffic and torching vehicles.
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
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
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
Prakash Ambedkar has called for Maharashtra bandh on Wednesday to protest the state government's "failure" to stop the violence in Koregoan
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.