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

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

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

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

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

93% Maratha families' annual income less than Rs 1 lakh: SBCC

The state Assembly said the Maratha community constitutes 30 per cent of the state's total population and that 76.86 per cent of its families were dependent on agriculture and farm labour.

State, Centre, banks and money lenders ‘strangling’ Maratha farmers, says survey

It added that the Maratha farmer families have expenditure for education, health and medical expenses, for marriage, clothes, social traditions and other expenses, without any off-farm income.


Maharashtra: Maratha community hails ‘favourable’ report, urges state to implement it quickly

The commission, headed by Justice N G Gaikwad (retired), went through several documents such as court verdicts and articles by experts, and also discussed the matter with reputed institutes like the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics in Pune.

Act decisively, keep your promise: Maratha community to state government

“The state government should keep its word of submitting the progress report of the Backward Classes Commission before the High Court by September 15," said Vinod Patil, one of the coordinators of the Maratha Kranti Morcha.

Security forces on alert in Pune, SRPF and RAF called in

Sandip Patil, superintendent of Pune Rural Police, said a 2,200-strong police force, along with 900 Home Guards and three SRPF companies, a Rapid Action Force team and 20 striking platoons have been deployed across Pune district.

We hope community won’t resort to violence, take extreme steps: Bombay High Court

“We hope and trust that members of the community do not resort to violence or take extreme steps such as suicide,” said a division Bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Anuja Prabhudessai.

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Maharashtra Bandh: Marathas intensify protest, demand Fadnavis' apology

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.