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Fadnavis balances Maratha quota: Offers general category fee aid, more seats

July 15, 2019 9:36 am

At a meeting held in Mumbai, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also said that the decrease in medical seats in open category due to reservation for various social communities in the state will be compensated by increasing the number of seats.

SC order on Maratha quota: Day later, govt says reservation not being implemented with retrospective effect

July 13, 2019 9:14 am

The Devendra Fadnavis government had been hoping to absorb those Maratha candidates into service whose applications had been stuck after the Bombay High Court on November 14, 2014 stayed the 16 per cent quota that then Congress-NCP government had granted to the community through an ordinance issued on July 9, 2014..

No stay on Maratha quota, but SC says can’t be retrospective

July 13, 2019 9:19 am

In Mumbai, GAD Secretary Shivaji Daund said: “Today’s statement by the SC will not have any bearing on the GR (government resolution) that was issued yesterday.

Maharashtra to extend quota to Marathas who applied under it in 2014

July 12, 2019 10:55 pm

The government said it would complete the process of quota for Marathas, which had remained incomplete after the high court stayed it in 2014.

SC declines to stay Maratha quota, seeks Maharashtra govt's response on plea against HC order

July 12, 2019 12:55 pm

Earlier, while justifying giving the quota a retrsopective effect, the Devendra Fadnavis led state government argued that the ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to the Marathas had originally been issued on July 9, 2014 by the previous Congress-NCP regime.

Express Daily Briefing: Lifting 271 million out of poverty in 10 years, anti-defection law, more

July 12, 2019 9:04 am

From lifting 271 million out of poverty in 10 years to the resignation of 16 Karnataka Congress-JD(S) MLAs, here's what's making news on Friday morning.

Supreme Court to hear petition challenging Bombay HC order on Maratha job quota

July 08, 2019 12:29 pm

The petition states that the High Court misread the limitation set by the SC in the Indra Sawhney and Nagaraj cases and concluded that no stringent ceiling limit of 50 per cent reservations has been prescribed by the apex court.

Maratha quota: Special leave petition filed in Supreme Court against HC order

July 06, 2019 11:04 am

The petition states that the HC misread the limitation set by the SC in the Indra Sawhney and Nagaraj cases and concluded that no stringent ceiling limit of 50 per cent reservations has been prescribed by the apex court.

Maharashtra legislature passes bill to slash quantum of Maratha quota

July 01, 2019 9:38 pm

Moving the amendment bill in the assembly, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the HC had upheld the constitutional validity of the law, providing for quota to the community, but directed that it be slashed from 16 per cent to 12 per cent and 13 per cent in education and jobs

Mumbai Confidential: Trending now

July 01, 2019 3:43 am

If sources in the Shiv Sena are to be believed, Aaditya Thackeray played a big role in convincing @officeofUT to start tweeting. Earlier this month, Aaditya was also instrumental in launching the Shiv Sena-controlled Mumbai municipality’s Twitter account.