Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Maratha community


As Shinde-BJP & Sena jostle for Maratha votes, quota demand back on table

August 30, 2022 12:44 pm

Last week, Maharashtra CM and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis met Maratha leaders. The following day, Shiv Sena announced a tie-up with Maratha outfit Sambhaji Brigade.

Will act on demand for Maratha reservation as per constitutional provisions: Karnataka CM

July 20, 2022 7:41 am

Basavaraj Bommai said the Maratha Development Corporation has drawn up many welfare programmes for the community for which the state government has allotted Rs 100 crore.

Pune: BORI to hold online lectures on Maratha history

March 17, 2022 7:33 am

The lecture series will cover topics, including India’s pre-Shivaji political background, establishment of Swarajya, expansion of the Maratha empire and challenges among others.

Maratha community seeks apology, resignation of Governor over comments ‘insulting’ Shivaji Maharaj

March 01, 2022 2:59 pm

Koshyari reportedly said, 'Several rajas, maharajas took birth on this land. But who would have asked about Chandragupta had there not been Chanakya? Who would have asked about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had there not been Samarth (Sant Ramdas).'

Seeking reservation for Maratha community, MP Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati begins fast unto death

February 27, 2022 8:35 am

Sambhajiraje’s fast unto death comes a day after the state government announced the setting up of a separate commission for the Maratha community to study its “backwardness”. This comes ahead of the state legislature’s budget session that will commence from March 3.

Maharashtra govt to set up dedicated panel to study ‘backwardness of Maratha community’

February 26, 2022 7:48 am

The Apex court had quashed Maratha quota in jobs and education in May last year stating that the state did not have the powers to provide such reservation and that the provision crossed the 50 per cent reservation limit.

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.


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.