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.
Maratha quota stir: Protestors to go ahead with 9 August Maharashtra shutdown, blame failure of state govt to keep promises
This comes days after the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that all constitutional obligations in connection with the granting of reservations to the Maratha community in the state would be completed by November
Maratha quota row: Bombay High Court asks community to refrain from resorting to violence, committing suicide
The Bombay High Court appealed to members of the Maratha community on Tuesday to refrain from resorting to violence or committing suicide over their demand for reservation in government jobs and education.
The meeting is being held after many Congress MLAs announced last week that they would resign from the Maharashtra Assembly to put pressure on the government to accede to the demand for reservation for Maratha community.
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
Devendra Fadnavis calls meeting of Maratha BJP MLAs, ministers to reach out to community amid quota stir
The chief minister has called a meeting late this evening of a select group of the party's Maratha legislators along with BJP ministers, who can open channels of communications with the leaders of the agitation, a government source said.
The Sion-Panvel highway which was blocked by protesters at the Kalamboli junction and Vashi has been cleared now.
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.
Maratha outfits call for state-wide bandh in Maharashtra, day after protester jumped to death demanding reservation for community
A pro-reservation Maratha leader said they have called the bandh across the state and that they will continue their agitation until Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis apologises to the community.
Dalits will not bite BJP's outreach bait: Inter-dining was a powerful trope decades ago, they've seen through it
Narendra Modi's measures to woo Dalits infantilise them. He presumes Dalits are still stuck in the past and will feel assured and charmed at having a BJP leader spend a night or two in their village and break bread with them
Panipat teaser poster: Ashutosh Gowariker announces next film with Kriti Sanon, Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt
Ashutosh Gowariker announces Panipat, his next directorial venture, which will see Kriti Sanon, Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in leading roles
Devendra Fadnavis claims Maharashtra govt acted positively on Maratha reservation, says matter is now in court
Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said his government had acted positively on the Maratha reservation issue and the matter was now in court.
A day after announcing its intention to go solo in the 2019 Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday blamed the BJP for its decision.
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
Bhima-Koregaon violence: Maharashtra minister Deepak Kesarkar blames 'misinformation' on social media for flare up
A Maharashtra minister claimed today that social media platforms were used to spread misinformation about what happened at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district, where one person was killed in caste violence on 1 January.
Maharashtra bandh: Prakash Ambedkar congratulates protesters for keeping their calm, tells Firstpost what's next
Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of BR Ambedkar, calling off the Maharashtra bandh around 4.15 pm on Wednesday,told Firstpost: "Whatever was in my hand, I controlled it today. The bandh took place without any major losses. Now, the law and order is in the hands of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and he can control the situation."
Inspired by Gujarat's Patidar movement, Marathas to resume agitation for reservation, 'move on' from silent marches
Unsatisfied over the government’s response to their demands, the Maratha community announced they will restart their agitation on 19 February
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray targeted the BJP-led government in Maharashtra over its blitzkrieg of advertisements marking the completion of three years in office. The ad campaign, which showcases citizens saying ‘Mi Labharthi’ (I am a beneficiary) of government schemes, has come under the scanner as claims have been raised over their authenticity.
Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were busy dividing society in their quest to retain power