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Rape threats against Agrima Joshua show Shivaji's progressive ideals have been hijacked by thugs
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Rape threats against Agrima Joshua show Shivaji's progressive ideals have been hijacked by thugs

The clip can be found online and, quite frankly, is really funny because it makes fun of a government that’s spending, what many taxpayers consider a lot of money, building a memorial for Shivaji. The clip in no way even hints at a joke about the man, only makes fun of the jingoism of his followers.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language
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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language

The man who laid the foundation Maratha empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated throughout Maharashtra and the rest of India for his conquests and valour

Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP
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Book that compared Narendra Modi to Chhatrapati Shivaji has been withdrawn and author has apologised, says BJP

Jai Bhagwan Goyal is a BJP member and the party's rivals in Maharashtra have latched onto the issue to corner it by holding protests and accusing it of insulting the legendary Maratha warrior.

'Only one Shivaji Maharaj': BJP leader's book comparing Narendra Modi to Maratha warrior-king draws flak from Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra
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'Only one Shivaji Maharaj': BJP leader's book comparing Narendra Modi to Maratha warrior-king draws flak from Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra

Leaders belonging to the ruling parties in Maharashtra have termed it an insult to Shivaji, asserting that no one can be compared to him.

Kajol on working with Ajay Devgn after 10 years, in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior — 'It felt like home'
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Kajol on working with Ajay Devgn after 10 years, in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior — 'It felt like home'

Kajol discusses playing Tanhaji's wife Savitribai, how she prepped for her first historical, and revisiting her Maharashtrian roots for the character.

Saif Ali Khan on reunting with Ajay Devgn on Tanhaji: He's one of the most confident and generous actors today
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Saif Ali Khan on reunting with Ajay Devgn on Tanhaji: He's one of the most confident and generous actors today

"Ajay is one of the most confident and generous actors in the industry. You can be relaxed about having a nice part in a film with him," says Saif Ali Khan.

Bhima Koregaon riots: Haunted by memories, victims seek answers in rubble of homes as hope for justice fades
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Bhima Koregaon riots: Haunted by memories, victims seek answers in rubble of homes as hope for justice fades

The people of Bhima Koregaon cannot afford another riot. Those who suffered last year have still not managed to fully recover.

Bhima Koregaon: Backdated letter and testimony of gram panchayat clerk points to conspiracy behind 1 Jan violence
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Bhima Koregaon: Backdated letter and testimony of gram panchayat clerk points to conspiracy behind 1 Jan violence

Every year, on 1 January, tens of thousands of Dalits across Maharashtra gather at the war memorial of Bhima-Koregaon — 40 kilometres from Pune

Mythology for the Millennial: Why Ganesha, remover of obstacles, enjoys an enduring popularity among devotees
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Mythology for the Millennial: Why Ganesha, remover of obstacles, enjoys an enduring popularity among devotees

There's a Ganesha — the potbellied, elephant-headed, rat-riding Indian god — almost everywhere you look, and his stories are always popular with children.

Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior: Ajay Devgn begins shooting for Om Raut's period drama
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Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior: Ajay Devgn begins shooting for Om Raut's period drama

Ajay Devgn plays Subedar Taanaji Malusare in Taanaji - The Unsung Warrior, a military leader in the army of Shivaji

BJP-Congress in futile battle over Tipu Sultan's 'flawed' legacy; it's time we honoured legacies of Karnataka's women warriors
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BJP-Congress in futile battle over Tipu Sultan's 'flawed' legacy; it's time we honoured legacies of Karnataka's women warriors

At a time when we are locked battling the ghost of Tipu, it is noteworthy that Karnataka has produced some exception women warriors over the centuries.

Inspired by Gujarat's Patidar movement, Marathas to resume agitation for reservation, 'move on' from silent marches
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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

Maharashtra textbooks' 'erasure' of Mughals: History is being held hostage by politics
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Maharashtra textbooks' 'erasure' of Mughals: History is being held hostage by politics

The Maharashtra education board has revised history textbooks for classes VII and IX, removing almost all traces of the rule of the Mughals and the monuments they built, instead focusing on the Maratha Empire founded by Shivaji

Maharashtra board's erasure of Mughals from history books will weaken legacy of Maratha empire
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Maharashtra board's erasure of Mughals from history books will weaken legacy of Maratha empire

An erasure of Mughals from some parts of the curriculum in education in Maharashtra will not just harm students but also the legacy of the Maratha empire.

Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change
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Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change

There has been a steady movement to remove Mughals from history textbooks across the country and replace that space with text on Hindu rulers.

Aurangzeb's tyranny and bigotry cannot be whitewashed: A counter-view
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Aurangzeb's tyranny and bigotry cannot be whitewashed: A counter-view

We do not need to re-interpret Aurangzeb, for, revulsion for his conduct in the past cannot be misinterpreted as revulsion for people of his own faith in the present.

Baghtos Kay… Mujra Kar! review: Phony Shivaji bhakts get a tongue-lashing they deserve
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Baghtos Kay… Mujra Kar! review: Phony Shivaji bhakts get a tongue-lashing they deserve

BKMK is about phony Shivaji followers who use the iconic monarch’s name for political gain without any true commitment to him or his legacy.

According to The New York Times, Bal Thackeray can explain Donald Trump's politics
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According to The New York Times, Bal Thackeray can explain Donald Trump's politics

Donald Trump is the 'videsi' version of Mumbai's famous 'Tiger' Bal Thackeray — whose party Shiv Sena excelled in populism and xenophobia over four decades

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

Mumbai civic polls: BJP hijacks Chhatrapati Shivaji from right under Shiv Sena's nose
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Mumbai civic polls: BJP hijacks Chhatrapati Shivaji from right under Shiv Sena's nose

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday said the planned statue of the Maratha warrior is the tallest memorial in the world.