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Maratha agitation

Another Maratha community member's suicide reported

As Maratha organisations are agitating for reservation in jobs and education for the community, at least six cases of suicide by young Maratha men were reported in the last two weeks.

Aug 03, 2018, 05:57 AM IST

Maratha reservation stir: Mixed response to 'Jail Bharo Andolan' across Maharashtra

Maratha activists' 'Jail Bharo Andolan', demanding reservations in job and education, received mixed responses across Maharashtra on Wednesday. 

Aug 02, 2018, 09:06 AM 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 reservation stir turns violent again, 16 vehicles torched

Members of the Maratha community broke buses, set tires ablaze and blocked roads in Pune Rural.

Jul 30, 2018, 16:52 PM 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: 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