June 23, 2021 9:51 am
MP Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje said, "We have called off the agitation for a month. The state government had sought 21 days to meet our demands. We told them to take one month, but make all efforts to resolve our issues."
June 17, 2021 9:52 am
The agitation started around 10 am, with MLAs and MPs across party lines present on the occasion to express their support for the Maratha community
June 16, 2021 1:16 pm
The agitation began amid light rains at the memorial of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj with several MLAs and other leaders cutting across the party lines taking part in it. Several Maratha organisations in the state have extended their support to the protest.
May 23, 2021 9:14 pm
The BJP has constituted a committee headed by Patil to get all Maratha organisations and leaders under one banner.
September 13, 2020 9:43 pm
"All of us were personally monitoring this case and speaking to law experts on this. We did not fall short in our arguments. We will go to court again for this," the chief minister said.
July 28, 2020 7:43 am
With 12 per cent quota in education and 13 per cent in government jobs for Marathas, the total reservation in Maharashtra in the two sectors is 64 and 65 per cent respectively.
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.
January 08, 2019 8:48 am
Police are looking for more people who delivered speeches that allegedly provoked the crowd.
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.
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.
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.