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Maharashtra bandh: Hundreds detained for resorting to violence during protests over Maratha reservation

Five police personnel were injured in stone pelting by protesters in Chandni Chowk.

Aug 10, 2018, 00:59 AM IST

Aurangabad Shiv Sena leader allegedly kicks protesters during Maharashtra bandh

The tension started when Aurangabad Shiv Sena leader Ambadas Danve arrived at the protest site in Kranti Chowk to join the protesters.

Aug 09, 2018, 23:56 PM IST

PIL filed against Maratha Kranti Morcha in Bombay High Court for resorting to violence during Maharashtra bandh

The petition has been filed by a farmer named Dwarkanath Patil. He has asked for a ban on the violent agitation over the demand for Maratha reservation.

Aug 09, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

Protesters disrupt road traffic, burn vehicles during Maharashtra bandh over Maratha quota

Maratha agitators also disrupted road traffic in some parts of Maharashtra as part of their statewide protests over reservation demand, while Internet services were suspended in seven rural tehsils of Pune district to prevent rumour-mongering. 

Aug 09, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

Bandh across Maharashtra over Maratha reservations, Mumbai area exempt

The earlier bandh, on July 25, had descended into violence in Mumbai.

Aug 09, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Maharashtra bandh: Maratha groups call for 'peaceful protest' over demand for quota, security tightened

Maratha Kranti Morcha and other Maratha groups have been protesting over the demand for reservation.

Aug 08, 2018, 22:09 PM IST

Maharashtra bandh: A look at all demands of Maratha groups on reservation

The protest is expected to be peaceful and all essential services like schools and colleges have been excluded.

Aug 08, 2018, 21:46 PM IST

Pune schools, colleges, commercial units closed on Thursday as Maratha bodies call for Maharashtra bandh

Pune district police will deploy three companies of the State Reserve Police Force and a team of the Rapid Action Force in sensitive areas during the protest by the Maratha Kranti Morcha.

Aug 08, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Maratha Kranti Morcha calls for Maharashtra bandh on Thursday

The traffic will be halted during the hours when the bandh is observed. The decision to hold protests has been left with the District coordination committee.The protest is scheduled to be held from sunrise to sunset.

Aug 08, 2018, 16:28 PM IST

Live Updates: Maratha outfits call for 'Jail bharo andolan' in Mumbai

The protest is being organised at Azad Maidan in Mumbai. 

Aug 01, 2018, 07:02 AM IST

Maratha protests turn violent again, clashes reported from across Maharashtra

There have been reports of stone pelting and lathicharge from many places across Maharashtra as Maratha protests continue to keep the entire state on the edge.

Jul 27, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Maharashtra Bandh: Train, traffic movement affected after protests turn violent; BEST buses partially suspends services

Following the death of the second protestor in the Maratha reservation stir, agitators took to streets to stop vehicular and train movement at several places. Mumbai streets were practically empty after taxis decided not to ply on roads, fearing vandalism. “We're afraid our vehicles may be attacked,” taxi owners told Zee News.

Jul 25, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Photo Gallery: Maharashtra burns as Maratha reservation stir intensifies

Maharashtra witnessed large-scale violence on Tuesday with protestors resorting to stone-pelting and arson during the ongoing Maratha agitation. One constable died and nine other policemen were injured after three agitators tried to attempt suicide.

Jul 25, 2018, 09:44 AM IST

Maharashtra bandh Day 2 Live updates: Maratha Kranti Morcha calls off Mumbai bandh over demand in govt jobs, education

Stone-pelting and arson were reported from several parts of the state, with protestors clashing with police and torching vehicles at several places.

Jul 25, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Bandh in Maharashtra over Maratha quota demand; schools, colleges to remain open

The band has been called in areas like Palghar, Thane Raigad and Navi Mumbai. Schools, colleges, ambulances and hospitals are exempted from the bandh.

Jul 25, 2018, 05:58 AM IST

Maratha outfit seeking quota calls for 'peaceful' bandh in Maharashtra on Wednesday

Maratha outfits have called for a bandh in the state on Tuesday, a day after a man demanding reservation for the community jumped to his death in a river in Aurangabad district.

Jul 24, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Public transport and emergency services continued operating normally, even as the protests called by Maratha groups intensified across the state on Tuesday morning. 

Jul 24, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

Maharashtra bandh: Public transport, emergency services to continue operating

Public transport and emergency services continued operating normally, even as the protests called by Maratha groups intensified across the state on Tuesday morning. 

Jul 24, 2018, 11:24 AM IST

Maharashtra bandh LIVE Updates: Agitators set truck ablaze in Aurangabad, 2 protestors try to commit suicide

Maratha outfits have called for a state-wide agitation demanding reservation in government jobs and education.

Jul 24, 2018, 08:33 AM IST

Maharashtra bandh: Youth jumps to death in river during Maratha reservation stir

The Maratha Kranti Morcha is leading the agitation seeking reservations for the community. In the last few days, protests have take place in Buldhana, Akola, Parali, Washim and even in Mumbai.

Jul 23, 2018, 22:46 PM IST