Caste Clash

Six injured in UP caste clash

The incident took place on Thursday in Mangta village and the police have arrested six persons in this connection.

published on : 14th February 2020

Bhima-Koregaon case: Pune police searches Nagpur lawyer's home

A Pune police team today searched the residence of a lawyer here in connection with his "provocative speeches" at an event organised to mark the 200th anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle.

published on : 17th April 2018

PMO shielding Bhima-Koregaon violence accused Sambhaji Bhide: Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar

Ambedkar, grandson of B R Ambedkar, questioned the failure of Maharashtra Police to arrest right-wing Hindu activist Sambhaji Bhide.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Bhima-Koregaon violence: CM Devendra Fadnavis faces serious threats to life, says Prakash Ambedkar

Fadnavis faces serious threats to his life from certain pro-Hindutva elements, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar claimed.

published on : 10th January 2018

Union Minister Ramdas Athawale demands action against Bhima Koregaon violence

Athawale met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and demanded action against those responsible for the Bhima Koregaon violence.

published on : 6th January 2018

Not a single word of my speech was inflammatory, I am being targetted by BJP: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani

A day after he was denied permission to hold a rally in Mumbai, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani slammed the central government saying he was being targeted.

published on : 5th January 2018

Maharashtra violence accused Sambhaji alleges 'conspiracy' by Prakash Ambedkar, wants probe

This comes after Ambedkar alleged that Hindu Ekta Aghadi and Shivraj Pratishthan were responsible for instigating violence against the Dalit community, in which a youth was killed.

published on : 5th January 2018

Prakash Ambedkar meets Maharashtra CM Fadnavis; says government promised action in Pune unrest

Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar said the Maharashtra government has agreed to initiate action against those who instigated caste violence in Pune district.

published on : 4th January 2018

Burhanpur bandh in support of Maharashtra Dalits turns violent

Burhanpur district shares common border with Jalgaon, Amravati, Buldhana, and Akola districts of Maharashtra which witnessed protests during the bandh called by dalit groups yesterday.

published on : 4th January 2018

Maharashtra caste clash: Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid booked for 'inciting passions'

An FIR was lodged following a complaint by a 22-year-old student, Akshay G Bikkad, of Pune who took objections to the speeches by Mevani and Khalid at Shaniwarwada.

published on : 4th January 2018

Maharashtra Bandh: 16 FIRs registered in Mumbai, over 300 detained during yesterday's protests

Over 200 buses of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation were damaged in attacks by protesters across the state during the bandh, MSRTC officials said.

published on : 4th January 2018

Maharashtra caste clash: Centre receives report from state government

Violence erupted in Pune on January 1 when Dalit groups were celebrating the bicentenary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle in which the British defeated the Peshwas of Maharashtra.

published on : 4th January 2018

Disruptive elements vitiating communal harmony in Maharashtra, says CM Fadnavis

He also appealed people to keep calm and not react to provocations and said that the government will conduct inquiry into all incidents of violence across the state.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Shiva Sena, NCP call for peace amid Dalit protest in Maharashtra

Dalit agitators are protesting the violence against the bicentennial anniversary celebration of the Bhima-Koregaon battle on January 1 in Pune district.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Rajya Sabha adjourned for third time till 3 PM over Maharashtra Bhima Koregaon violence

As soon as the Upper House convened at 2 PM after two adjournments earlier, BSP MP Satish Chandra Mishra stood up and demanded a discussion on the issue.

published on : 3rd January 2018
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