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Maharashtra cabinet approves promulgation of ordinance on 16% Maratha quota

The Cabinet meeting was held after the state received permission from the Election Commission of India (ECI) to promulgate the ordinance even as the model code of conduct for the Lok Sabha elections was in place.

Open category students, parents to hold protests against state’s move to promulgate ordinance on Maratha quota

Gaurav Lodha, who graduated from the Solapur Government Medical College and secured the 54th rank in the state list, said, “We have been protesting for a long time but not even a corporator meets us or supports us”.


Maharashtra nod to ‘protect’ Maratha quota admissions

Cabinet approves promulgation of ordinance to implement quota in state

Postgraduate medical admissions: Maharashtra to overrule SC, take Ordinance route to restore Maratha quota

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.

State to approach Supreme Court against HC ruling on Maratha quota: Minister Chandrakant Patil

“The state government will approach the Supreme Court tomorrow. We will argue before the court that we initiated the admission process for the postgraduate medical courses after the law was enacted,” Patil told a regional news channel.

Mumbai: Students to protest against Maratha, EWS quota

Claiming that they are not against any particular community, the aspirants are demanding that reservation be capped at 50 per cent in the state.


HC asks state govt ‘If SEBC, OBC are one, what was the need to create separate category for Maratha quota’

Responding to the court’s query, government counsel V A Thorat said that while SEBC and Other Backward Class are one and same, the state government did not want to disturb the other class, as otherwise they “could have broken each others head”.

Maratha quota HC to state: Won’t go by political view, will go by constitutionality

A division bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Bharati H Dangre are hearing arguments from the state government on three petitions challenging the notification published by the Maharashtra government in November 2018.

Maratha quota: State to begin arguments on reservation before Bombay HC soon

A division bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Bharati H Dangre, which is hearing the final arguments in the matter, Tuesday told the last set of petitioners that it will grant them some time to argue and then the state shall begin with its argument.

Agency that surveyed Marathas linked to CM: Petitioner to HC

Sancheti argued that as per the MSBCC report, Rambhau Mahalagi Sanstha, an organisation that had surveyed 5,499 families in Konkan region, is associated with the BJP, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the RSS.