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  • Maratha quota stir: CM Devendra Fadnavis briefs PM Narendra Modi on reservation issue

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and discussed issues related to the state. Fadnavis said during the meeting, he apprised the PM on various issues related to Maharashtra. The meeting comes in the backdrop of the ongoing agitation in Maharashtra by the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and education.

  • Maharashtra: 17 lakh state government employees to go 3-day strike from today

    Mumbai: Driven on the back foot on the festering Maratha reservation issue, the Maharashtra government has to fend off trouble from another quarter: nearly 17 lakh state government employees will be going on a 3-day strike from Tuesday to demand immediate implementation of the 7th Pay commission award.

  • Maratha quota stir: Pankaja Munde takes dig at CM Fadnavis, says she would not have delayed Maratha quota decision

    Mumbai: An ambitious leader, once a strong aspirant of the chief ministerial post and State’s minister for women and child, Pankaja Munde, has taken a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the Maratha reservation issue. She remarked that if the file of reservation quota had been on her table, she would have cleared it in a jiffy.

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    Maratha quota stir: Section of BJP happy with CM Devendra Fadnavis’ discomfort?

    Mumbai: If the hypotheses of a non-Maratha BJP minister is to be accepted, a section of the party is happy at the discomfort of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over the Maratha reservation issue. Fadnavis grappled with the situation all alone, despite having several Maratha ministers in his cabinet. Sources claimed that a lobby of ‘internal opponents’ and bureaucrats was trying to oust Fadnavis from his post.

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    Maratha Reservation: Govt has acted positively, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government had acted positively on the Maratha reservation issue and the matter was now in court. He was speaking at the launch of several schemes to provide financial assistance to economically backward enterpreneurs under the Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj Entrepreneurship and Skill Development campaign being implemented by the Skill Development and Entrepreneurship department.

  • Kopardi rape-murder: Court frames charges against 3 accused

    Ahmednagar (Maha): A local court has framed charges against the three accused in the July 13 Kopardi rape and murder case, which had triggered massive ‘silent’ protests by Marathas across the state.

  • Maratha quota: Bombay High Court gives last chance to file affidavit

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government’s delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in the state for the Maratha community.

  • State to pitch for Maratha Reservations in Bombay High Court

    According to Fadnavis, the state government has decided to file an affidavit in the Bombay HC expressing the state’s support to granting reservation to Marathas. He said that the affidavit will be backed with solid proofs to show that the community is economically backward and needs reservations,