Toll in Maratha quota protests rises to six as two more commit suicide; eight attempt self-immolation in Latur
Maratha outfits have announced that a mega rally will be held in Mumbai on 9 August in support of their quota demand.
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.
The Sion-Panvel highway which was blocked by protesters at the Kalamboli junction and Vashi has been cleared now.
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.