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Maratha Kranti Morcha: Sambhaji Raje, Nitesh Rane hijack rally; BJP sends protesters home with rehashed promises
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Sambhaji Raje, Nitesh Rane hijack rally; BJP sends protesters home with rehashed promises

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is on the top of the world right now. Not only was his government saved from any unnecessary criticism, he also managed to send the protesters home without making a noise

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 Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Over 3 lakh protesters throng Mumbai; CM Fadnavis promises reservations

The 58th Marathi Kranti Silent Morcha which saw participation from nearly three lakh members of the community concluded peacefully on Wednesday with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assuring reservation

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally
Mumbai

Maratha Kranti Morcha in Mumbai: Diversions, blockades installed; schools to remain shut as city braces for rally

With more than five lakh participants and 10,000 vehicles are likely to enter Mumbai to take part in Maratha Kranti Morcha, city's commuters are advised to avoid the roads till absolutely necessary

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

Raj Thackeray has an apt question: Why spend on memorials when forts are in state of neglect?
India

Raj Thackeray has an apt question: Why spend on memorials when forts are in state of neglect?

As the state govt is busy basking in the glory of another multi-billion project to claim the legacy of Shivaji, over 3oo forts that he built and captured are languishing in neglect.

Maratha reservation: Silent morcha held in Nagpur with 50,000 participants
Politics

Maratha reservation: Silent morcha held in Nagpur with 50,000 participants

Marathas on Wednesday organised a 'mook' morcha in the state's second capital in Nagpur for reservation and other demands, corresponding with the winter session of the state legislature which is underway at present.

Renaming CST is lip service, doesn't truly honour Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Mumbai

Renaming CST is lip service, doesn't truly honour Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

How does one honour the great Maratha warrior, Shivaji? There are many ways than merely naming places after him

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

Maratha 'silent' march in Nagpur on Tuesday; Kunbis excluded from the agitation
India

Maratha 'silent' march in Nagpur on Tuesday; Kunbis excluded from the agitation

The Marathas will be taking out a 'silent march' on Tuesday as part of their statewide mobilisation to press for demands like reservation in jobs and education for their community.

Watch: Marathas in New York protest to support community in Maharashtra
World

Watch: Marathas in New York protest to support community in Maharashtra

A Maratha Kranti Silent Morcha took place at Times Square, New York on 16 October, 2016. The New York-based Maratha Community population took to the streets to show their support for their community in Maharashtra, India.

Maratha quota: Congress plans no-confidence motion against Maharashtra CM Fadnavis
India

Maratha quota: Congress plans no-confidence motion against Maharashtra CM Fadnavis

Building pressure on the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena coalition in Maharashtra on reservation for the Maratha community, the state Congress on Tuesday said it will table no-confidence and breach of privilege motions against Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Atrocity Act will stay despite demands from Maratha community to repeal it: Fadnavis assures Dalits
Politics

Atrocity Act will stay despite demands from Maratha community to repeal it: Fadnavis assures Dalits

On Tuesday Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured the Dalit community that notwithstanding the demand from a section of the society, a legislation on prevention of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes will not be abolished.

BJP confirms govt committed to Maratha reservation; state might adopt TN quota system
Politics

BJP confirms govt committed to Maratha reservation; state might adopt TN quota system

Amid campaign by Marathas across Maharashtra for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, the ruling BJP said on Thursday confirmed that it was committed to meeting the demand of the community without upsetting the existing OBC quota.

Maratha protests: Chhagan Bhujbal's supporters demand release; village is renamed Marathanagar
India

Maratha protests: Chhagan Bhujbal's supporters demand release; village is renamed Marathanagar

As Maharastra's former Deputy Chief Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Chhagan Bhujbal marked almost seven months in custody, around two million of his supporters from all over India took to the streets of this city on Monday seeking his release.

OBC community organises rally in Nashik to counter Maratha movement
Politics

OBC community organises rally in Nashik to counter Maratha movement

The Other Backward Castes (OBCs) have also united to counter the Maratha movement in Maharashtra. On 3 October the OBCs will organise a rally which will take place in Nashik, a reflection of the communities resentment against the Maratha movement.

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 agitation: Community holds silent march in Dhule
Politics

Maratha agitation: Community holds silent march in Dhule

As part of a series of protests in various districts of Maharashtra, lakhs of people of Maratha community today took part in a silent march here to press for their demands.

Shiv Sena's 'Saamana' office in Navi Mumbai stoned, ink thrown at Thane branch
India

Shiv Sena's 'Saamana' office in Navi Mumbai stoned, ink thrown at Thane branch

Unknown persons pelted Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' printing press in Navi Mumbai with stones and threw ink at its Thane branch on Tuesday