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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 29, 2019 2:07 am
Vinod Patil, a Maratha leader and a social worker, is one of the several interveners supporting the reservation.
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.