The family has said the case against the accused, members of the Hindu Rashtra Sena, is at a critical juncture as the charges are about to be framed.
The strike also turned violent in a few places, as farmers vandalised trucks of those who did not participate in the strike and threw produce on the roads.
After the brutal assault on the professor, he was promptly arrested by the local police and an FIR filed against him.
The recommendation of compulsory prenatal sex determination is aimed at preventing foeticide, but doing so will target every woman bearing a female foetus and impact their already poor access to safe abortion.
Students are unhappy with the state’s decision to close down government-funded private hostels and give them a stipend for housing and food instead.
Kirwale was hacked to death by his carpenter according to a preliminary report. Activists however are not convinced and suspect political motivations.
Activists of the Student Federation of India and the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad clashed over the putting up of posters.
On the second death anniversary of the CPI leader, a protest march and a public meeting were held to remember him and demand justice for his murder.
Working in deserted offices on Sundays and holidays makes female employees especially vulnerable
Various groups want a ban on the play for justifying the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.
The group removed the bust of Ram Ganesh Gadkari from a park in Pune because they felt a play he wrote about a 100 years ago ‘insulted’ Shivaji’s son Sambhaji.
The fishermen fear that the project will affect the coastal area near Mumbai, threaten the natural aquatic ecosystem and consequently affect their livelihood.
Sanatan Sanstha, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Narad Mandir Nyas have called for the cancellation of the popular electronic dance music event alleging it encourages drugs and attacks Indian culture and society.
Government will also do away with all high denomination notes eventually, the outfit claims
Besides the main accused, school sweeper Ittusingh Pawar, those arrested include the chairman and secretary of the school committee, the school’s principal, seven teachers and the sarpanch of the village.
The problem of malnutrition is worsened by a dearth of speciality doctors, unawareness about welfare and healthcare schemes and a severe lack of purchasing capacity among the tribals in the district.
Activists are quick to point towards upcoming municipal corporation elections as a cause for the protests turning violent, with local politicians wanting to use this opportunity to ensure votes.
Hundreds of caste panchayats exercise a strong hold on their communities and their verdicts cannot be questioned or reported to the police.
Members of nomadic and denotified tribes are required to produce address proof from 1961 to obtain a caste certificates, without which they cannot avail the benefits of government schemes.
The Maharashtra government could find out only 54,724 out of school children across the state in its recent survey.
A peaceful strike gone wrong has changed nearly everyone’s life in the village