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Maharashtra: Bhim Army chief warns of state-wide stir if reservation in promotion not implemented

June 27, 2021 8:21 am

Chandrashekhar Azad said his party will gherao the house of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray and may even call for a Maharashtra Bandh.

Maharashtra: Agitation on Maratha quota begins in Kolhapur

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.

Explained: Maharashtra government's EWS quota to Maratha community

June 05, 2021 8:03 am

With the Maratha quota struck down by SC, the government issued a new order on May 31 stating that the Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) candidates can avail benefits of the EWS depending on their eligibility.

Maratha quota: Govt unlikely to take Ordinance route, will move SC for vacating stay

September 18, 2020 12:50 pm

According to sources, the state government favours the option of filing an application in the Supreme Court (SC), pleading for the vacation of the stay on the reservations extended to the community.

'Maratha community wants state govt to clear confusion, make reservation a mission'

September 18, 2020 9:21 am

Vinod Patil, one of the petitioners in the Maratha reservation case and a coordinator of the Maratha Kranti Morcha, in an interview to Manoj More, says the community is waiting for the state government to clear the confusion over its future course of action.

Maratha, OBC groups to file plea, seek provision for anticipatory bail

February 13, 2020 1:46 am

The 2018 judgement had stated there should be no automatic arrest after a complaint is filed under the Act. The apex court had also introduced a provision for anticipatory bail.

House pass Maratha quota bill: 12% in education, 13% in jobs

July 02, 2019 12:48 pm

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tabled the amendment bill, which was passed unanimously in the Legislative Assembly and Council.

Bombay High Court set to pronounce verdict on petition challenging 16 per cent Maratha quota today

June 27, 2019 7:22 am

A division bench of Justices Ranjit More and Bharati H Dangre heard the arguments of the petitioners and the state government for almost two months and reserved its verdict on March 26.

Explained: Why the new Maratha quota has angered some

May 18, 2019 10:15 am

The new Maratha quota, promised by the state government in November last year following largescale agitation by the Maratha community, would be first implemented in the admissions to the post-graduate medical admissions.

Governor C Vidyasagar Rao signs Maratha reservation bill

December 01, 2018 7:30 am

The Maratha reservation of 16 per cent will take the total to 68 per cent.


Maharashtra Bandh: Marathas intensify protest, demand Fadnavis' apology

July 26, 2018 6:41 am

Maharashtra on Tuesday observed a state-wide bandh being observed by Maratha outfits, a day after the death of a Maratha youth in Aurangabad. The man identified as 27-year-old, Kalasaheb Shinde jumped into a river to commit suicide.