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Pune RTI activist murder case: CBI files report, says no prosecutable evidence against four of six accused
Thu, Apr 19, 2018

While CBI officials initially remained tight-lipped about the report, Mhaiskar, in a letter to investors on the website of the Bombay Stock Exchange, said on Wednesday that the company had received a ‘closure report’ filed by the CBI.

‘Virginity test’ of brides: Tribal community seeks action against group fighting practice
Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The march came within two days after three motorbikes belonging to members of the WhatsApp group were found to have been damaged. 

Three Bangladeshis arrested over ‘links to Al-Qaeda’s front organisation’
Sun, Mar 18, 2018

Sources said investigators are zeroing in on a systematic network of bringing Bangladeshis illegally to India, helping them procure identification documents and employment, and later seeking their help to shelter terror suspects.

Koregaon Bhima violence: Milind Ekbote arrested after SC rejects his anticipatory bail plea
Thu, Mar 15, 2018

To be produced in court on Thursday; state highlights his ‘non-cooperation’ with police probe in status report to SC

Some women from Kanjarbhat community protest campaign to stop ‘virginity tests’
Sat, Mar 10, 2018

On the occasion of International Women’s Day on Thursday, this group of women from the Kanjarbhat community, a nomadic tribe in Maharashtra, organised an event in Bhat Nagar, Yerwada, and spoke against the campaign being run against ‘virginity tests’.

‘Virginity tests’: Minister promises action, police protection for those who speak up against it
Thu, Mar 01, 2018

Members of Kanjarbhat community who protested against wrong practices say they are being targeted

Bhima Koregaon violence: Conspiracy meeting or press conference? Probe on
Wed, Mar 14, 2018

A supporter of Ekbote said he was a gauraksha leader and a state-appointed honorary animal welfare officer, who has police security for the last few years due to threats to his life.

‘Suicide bomber’: J&K Police on alert after input on teen girl
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

In the communication from the Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir, to all the top police officers, the forces have been asked to be on high alert.

Bhima Koregaon violence: Police probe fake Aadhaar card with Delhi address
Wed, Jan 24, 2018

The card, purportedly carrying the name "Kadir Khan", was said to have been found near the samadhi of Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj, the most prominent landmark in the village.

Bhima Koregaon violence: To save myself, I jumped off the terrace, says youth who was chased by armed mob
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Jadhav sustained serious injuries after he jumped off the terrace of a two-storey building in Koregaon Bhima

Bhima Koregaon clashes: Prakash Ambedkar playing ‘caste politics’, says Inamdar
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

Abhijit Inamdar is believed to be a descendant of Sidnak (Mahar) Inamdar who fought for British in the1818 battle

Angry New Year: The buildup to Bhima-Koregaon violence
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

The January 1 violence against Dalits and their protests mark the deepening of a social and political fault line in Maharashtra. Indian Express on what led to Bhima Koregaon and what could follow

Bhima Koregaon clashes: Intelligence agencies probe what led to violence, look at ‘involvement of outsiders’
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

The intelligence officer said it was possible that this “quarrel” was “instigated” by “outside forces” on either side, and this was the subject of their investigation.

Bhima Koregaon violence: ‘Injured’ Dalit youth yet to regain consciousness
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

Amit Parshuram Bongade, who is undergoing treatment at ICU of the Sassoon General Hospital, had gone to the Jaystambh with two of his friends to participate in the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Bhima Koregaon, said his family.

No intel failure, says Maharashtra CM Fadnavis; reaches out to Dalit leaders
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

Sources said CM Fadnavis had also expressed his displeasure over the police’s response to Wednesday’s protests in Kolhapur and Aurangabad where violent inter-caste clashes were reported.

Removal of Mahar samadhi board near Pune sparked clashes
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The samadhi or tomb of Govind Gopal (Mahar) Gaikwad is near the complex which has the samadhi of Sambhaji Maharaj.

Pune: Day after, ground zero of violence simmers
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

More than five lakh people, mainly from the Dalit community, had assembled in Pune this year to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle, in which British forces had defeated an army of Peshwas on January 1, 1818.

The one dead in Bhima Koregaon clashes: Shivaji on his jacket ‘gave him away’
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

A jacket with Maratha warrior Shivaji’s face embossed easily identified Rahul Babaji Pharangade as a Maratha. He was accosted, severely assaulted and beaten to death, according to local villagers.

Violence near Bhima Koregaon: 1 killed
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Vehicles damaged; links with case under SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act suspected to have triggered unrest

All acquitted in Dalit teenager’s death, father contrasts one trial with another
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Wants retrial in son’s case; notes quick trial for rape-murder leading to death sentence to Dalit accused.