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Maratha reservation


MVA govt to discuss Maratha reservation issue with MP Sambhajiraje today

February 28, 2022 11:46 am

Rajya Sabha MP Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati has been on an indefinite fast in Mumbai from Saturday seeking reservation for the Maratha community, among other demands.

MKM adopts ‘wait and watch’ strategy on Maratha reservation led by Sambhajiraje

February 28, 2022 8:04 am

Highly placed sources in the MKM said, "In principle, every individual who belongs to Maratha community has extended support to the reservation. But MKM, which was in the forefront of this agitation from 2016 to 2018, is treading cautiously."

BJP will support Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje's agitation for Maratha reservation

February 16, 2022 1:43 am

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday lent its support to Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje’s agitation for Maratha reservation, which is slated to start from February 26.

Maratha reservation: Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje asks Centre, state to not shed responsibilities

August 20, 2021 6:03 pm

Chhatrapati Sambhajiraje said senior Congress minister Ashok Chavan’s absence at the Maratha reservation rally shows he has no solution to the problem.

Pune: Adopting violent means not our culture, have to agitate with patience and restraint, says Sambhajiraje

August 11, 2021 8:29 am

"I was misinterpreted when I said we will set Maharashtra on fire. I said we can set Maharashtra on fire, but we don't want to adopt any such method. This fight is about patience and restraint,” Sambhajiraje said.

Mumbai confidential: Chavan in Delhi

July 26, 2021 8:51 am

Unfazed by the BJP’s accusation that the MVA government had failed the Marathas, the low profile Chavan has parked himself in the national capital to mobilise support for the quota through Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members cutting across party lines.

Centre should bring Constitutional amendment to remove 50% quota ceiling, says Maharashtra govt

July 06, 2021 10:27 am

The resolution was tabled by senior Congress leader and PWD minister Ashok Chavan, who is also the head of the state cabinet sub-committee on Maratha reservation.

SC rejects Centre's review plea against its verdict on states' power to declare SEBC

July 01, 2021 9:30 pm

On May 5, a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan had unanimously set aside Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas and had refused to refer the 1992 Mandal verdict putting a cap of 50 per cent on reservation to a larger bench.

Bhujbal: Marathas should get reservation without changing OBC quota

June 22, 2021 2:25 am

The MKM on Monday held a silent protest at Nashik in support of Maratha reservation. It is part of ongoing agitation under leadership of Rajya Sabha MP Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati across Maharashtra.

Come out with white paper on Maratha reservation issue: BJP to MVA govt

June 17, 2021 10:23 pm

Udayanraje Bhosale, BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP, listed a charter of demands for the Maratha community, expressed his displeasure over Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government’s “handling of the reservation issue” and urged the CM to intervene in the matter.


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.