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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Maratha reservation


Maharashtra govt given 'ultimatum' over demands, but Maratha Kranti Morcha leaders disagree over EWS

October 04, 2020 2:37 pm

A section of Maratha Kranti Morcha members on Saturday urged Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to extend the benefits of EWS category to Maratha youth till the Supreme Court takes a final decision on the reservation issue.

After Marathwada, MKM takes protest to Mumbai

September 21, 2020 2:32 pm

MKM leaders, however, warned that anger over the issue runs deep and if it remained undecided, the protests could get violent, especially in the rural belts. At Hingoli in Marathwada, a pro-Maratha organisation Sunday threatened to gherao MLAs, MPs and ministers.

Maharashtra: OBC leaders warn of stir if Dhangar quota promise not met

September 16, 2020 10:30 am

“We are not against Maratha reservation. But while giving reservation to Marathas, existing 27 per cent quota for OBCs should remain intact,” OBC Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti president Prakash Shendge said.

Will go to SC again, no need to protest: Maharashtra CM on Maratha quota row

September 13, 2020 9:43 pm

"All of us were personally monitoring this case and speaking to law experts on this. We did not fall short in our arguments. We will go to court again for this," the chief minister said.

Maratha reservation: AG says stepped aside on demand from groups after former govt lawyer accuses him of no show in courts

September 12, 2020 9:40 am

AG Ashutosh Kumbhakoni, however, refuted the allegations saying that the state had appointed senior counsel V A Thorat — a Maratha himself — as the special counsel to represent it in the case early last year.

Faculty recruitment falters over lack of clarity on Maratha reservation, says SPPU V-C

September 28, 2019 10:50 am

According to the reservation scheme, members of the Maratha community will get 13 per cent reservation in jobs and 12 per cent reservation in seats at the time of college admissions.

Maratha reservation: Don’t implement GR giving retrospective effect till Aug 13, HC tells govt

July 24, 2019 4:34 am

A Division Bench of Justice Ranjit More and Justice Bharati Dangre were hearing petitions filed by four persons seeking to quash and set aside the GR passed on July 7, 2019, giving retrospective effect to Maratha reservation.

Fadnavis sweetens deal: Maratha reservation to apply from 2014

July 12, 2019 7:02 am

A government resolution (GR) issued by the chief minister-led general administration department stated that the reservation will be applied from 2014.

Supreme Court to hear plea challenging Maratha quota on July 12

July 09, 2019 2:21 am

The petition challenges the constitutional validity of the state law under which the state government provided reservation to the Maratha community in government jobs and admissions.

Day after High Court order on Maratha quota, caveat filed in SC

June 29, 2019 2:07 am

Vinod Patil, a Maratha leader and a social worker, is one of the several interveners supporting the reservation.


Mumbai, Pune come to a halt as Maratha groups protest for reservations

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Maratha groups have raised the intensity of their protests demanding reservations in government jobs. The government says they can't take a decision just yet, but the groups are not prepared to wait.