Ambedkar, grandson of B R Ambedkar, questioned the failure of Maharashtra Police to arrest right-wing Hindu activist Sambhaji Bhide.
Fadnavis faces serious threats to his life from certain pro-Hindutva elements, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh President Prakash Ambedkar claimed.
Athawale met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and demanded action against those responsible for the Bhima Koregaon violence.
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.
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.
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.
Mumbai police cancel Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, JNU student leader Umar Khalid event; students detained
Official sources said that the refusal for the Left-oriented student body meet came in the wake of prohibitory orders imposed in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra after Wednesday's shutdown.
Mobs block rail and road traffic across Maharashtra, target vehicles; several police personnel and drivers of public transport sustain injuries