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Maratha Kranti Morcha


Bombay High Court clears Maratha quota with cuts, total up to 65%

June 28, 2019 4:07 am

State govt gave 16%, High Court rules 12% in education & 13% in govt jobs

Maratha Kranti Morcha ex-convener launches party

November 10, 2018 3:19 am

Patil’s decision has invited criticism from leaders of the MKM, which was set up two years ago to take forward the Maratha reservation agenda.

Maratha quota stir: Two men attempt suicide; constable dies of heart attack

July 25, 2018 2:54 am

Agitators manhandled Shiv Sena MP Chandrakant Khaire and Congress MLA Subhash Jambad when they came to attend Shinde’s funeral, forcing both to leave.

Morcha serves ultimatum to CM: Hold talks or face fiery agitation

July 25, 2018 2:59 am

On Monday, 28-year-old Kakasaheb Dattatraya Shinde had died after he jumped into the Godavari river from a bridge at Kaygaon Toka village in Aurangabad during the ‘Jal Samadhi’ agitation conducted by a group of local Marathas.

Why Maratha community is on the warpath again

July 25, 2018 7:02 am

Maratha reservation demand: Leaders point out, the immediate trigger for their protest is the announcement by Fadnavis in the state Assembly on July 20 that his government would provide 16 per cent reservation in government jobs to the Maratha community.

SC/ST (Prevention of atrocities) Act: Dalit activists, leaders fear apex court order could be misused

March 22, 2018 5:33 am

Sanjay Bhalerao, an activist who filed an intervention application in the case pertaining to the Bhima Koregoan violence earlier this year, said the court’s directions are generic in nature.

Maratha outfit demands amendment in SC, ST Act

January 11, 2018 5:58 am

The Morcha said it was not asking for scrapping the Act but wanted certain amendments to prevent misuse.

Maratha Kranti Morcha says no plans to call bandh, hold rally against Dalits

January 09, 2018 11:13 am

The assertion of the Marathas was countered by the Dalits who felt their service to Sambhaji was being undermined. The Dalit villagers tried to assert their claim pointing to the memorial of Gantap Gaikwad.

Three killed, 2 hurt in mishap while returning from Maratha morcha

August 11, 2017 11:51 am

At the same time, a truck, which was going towards Nashik from Vaijapur, collided with the car on Yeola-Vaijapur road at Khamgaon Shivar at around 7 am, the official said. The police rushed to spot after a passer-by alerted them about the mishap.

Maratha Kranti Morcha rally highlights: Devendra Fadnavis says govt committed to grant reservation

August 09, 2017 5:19 pm

Mumbai Maratha Kranti Morcha rally live updates: Lakhs of members of the Maratha community, a powerful agrarian community, are staging their 58th and final 'muk morcha' or silent protest in Mumbai demanding reservation in jobs and educational institutions. Get the latest updates, here.


This is the violence that led to Maratha outfits withdrawing quota stir

July 26, 2018 11:17 am

Maratha groups seeking quota in jobs and education called off a day-long bandh in Mahrashtra midway on Wednesday following violence by those who had taken to the streets.