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    Maharashtra: Congress workers stage protest in various places during Bharat Bandh

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Congress Monday staged protests in various parts of the state in response to the Bharat Bandh called by the party’s central leadership against rising fuel prices. The shutdown is backed by other opposition parties such as the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), the Samajwadi Party, the Peasants and Workers’ Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

  • What is Bhima Koregaon Battle? Why has it triggered violence after 200 years?

    Following the clashes between the Dalit groups and supporters of right-wing Hindutva organizations over the 200th anniversary celebrations of the Bhima-Koregaon in Pune on Monday, there were calls for Maharashatra bandh on Wednesday, January 3. Dalit leaders – Prakash Ambedkar, the Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader and grandson of BR Ambedkar – have called for the bandh to protest the violence that broke during the Bhima-Koregaon battle’s 200th anniversary celebrations and to protest