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Maratha agitation


Postgraduate medical admissions: Maharashtra to overrule SC, take Ordinance route to restore Maratha quota

May 17, 2019 6:04 am

On Thursday, the state government received the Election Commission of India’s (EC) permission for promulgating the Ordinance while the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections is still in place. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has called a special meeting of his Cabinet on Friday when this Ordinance is expected to be approved.

Maratha protests: Woman who climbed bus to give ‘inflammatory’ speech among 59 arrested by SIT

January 08, 2019 8:48 am

Police are looking for more people who delivered speeches that allegedly provoked the crowd.

Maharashtra: Congress, NCP leaders divided over tabling of MSBCC report

November 21, 2018 5:03 am

The Leader of the Opposition in the state legislative Assembly, Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil, adopted an aggressive stand demanding that the MSBCC report be tabled in the Assembly immediately to facilitate a debate on Maratha reservation.

Maharashtra: Marathas set to get quota under new OBC sub-category

November 17, 2018 12:48 am

Since existing reservation to SC, ST, OBC and VJNT (Vimukta Jati and Nomadic tribes) together constitute 49 per cent, the government will have to use the legislation route to accommodate the 16 per cent quota of the Marathas. At present, the reservation limit of the state stands at 52 per cent.

Death of 19-year-old during Maratha agitation: 11 held; witness accounts, CCTV footage, WhatsApp videos part of chargesheet

November 15, 2018 1:34 am

Police said 11 arrests were made in the case based on videos circulated on WhatsApp and witness statements. The 11 were arrested between July and October for allegedly assaulting the 19-year-old man, resulting in his death, and a minor during the agitation.

Quota demand: Maratha group threatens protest from Dec 1

August 22, 2018 6:59 am

“If the state government fails to give us reservation by November, we will start indefinite protest from December 1. The government will be responsible for the law and order situation."

Resolve quota issue by September 1 or face agitation: Shambhaji Brigade

August 15, 2018 2:53 am

The organisation said it will carry out the agitation in “Sambhaji Brigade” style and will hold a joint conference with Muslims and Dhangers to press for their demands.

Vinod Tawde: Violence during Maratha agitation politically motivated

August 15, 2018 2:48 am

“Some Maratha leaders inducted their people in the agitations to turn the protests violent. These politically motivated leaders are trying to malign the movement and are taking advantage of the Maratha agitations,” said Tawde.

‘Exclusive’ hostel elusive, Maratha group opposes inauguration

August 15, 2018 2:43 am

The Morcha was referring to an August 10 resolution issued by the state higher and technical education department regarding rules of management and admission of students in these hostels.

Marathwada: Once about to kill self, man now campaigns against suicide

August 15, 2018 2:32 am

50-year-old tried to take extreme step in support of Maratha quota demand.


Maratha protests for reservations shut down parts of Maharashtra again

August 10, 2018 6:37 am

Maratha leaders had called for a bandh from 8 am to 6 pm across Maharashtra on Thursday, except Navi Mumbai and Thane.