India’s problem of mob violence is not restricted to a few rogue citizens. It stems from a culture of violence.
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.
Reservation might not solve the problems of the Marathas, given that they are rooted in a failure of economic policies, and not social marginalisation
For centuries, different groups have tried to appropriate Shivaji, often for their own political purposes
The Maharashtra government’s controversial award to a writer shows how the state is divided among two socially regressive formations