Maratha community,

Pressure on Uddhav Thackeray as clamour grows for withdrawal of over 5,000 cases against Maratha quota activists

Pressure on Uddhav Thackeray as clamour grows for withdrawal of over 5,000 cases against Maratha quota activists

The chorus is rising for the withdrawal of over 5,000 cases filed by the police against those involved in the agitation to press for rese...Read More

Do not terminate appointments of open caste employees: Bombay High Court to State

Do not terminate appointments of open caste employees: Bombay High Court to State

These employees are basically from open caste and were appointed on a temporary basis under the 16 per cent posts, initially reserved for...Read More

Chandrakant Patil public works dept first to appoint Maratha candidates

Chandrakant Patil public works dept first to appoint Maratha candidates

The state government is leaving no stone unturned to get the political mileage out of the implementation of the Maratha quota. Hours afte...Read More

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea against Maratha quota

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea against Maratha quota

The Bombay High Court in June upheld the validity of reservations in education and government jobs granted to the Maratha community.

Chronology of Maratha quota cases

Chronology of Maratha quota cases

June 2017: Maharashtra government constitutes State Backward Class Commission to study the social, financial and educational status of Ma...Read More

Judgment will now open Pandora’s box across India

Judgment will now open Pandora’s box across India

The Bombay High Court judgment has given a fillip to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for the forthcoming Assembly elections as the Marat...Read More

Maratha quota not applicable in PG medical admissions this year: Bombay High Court

Maratha quota not applicable in PG medical admissions this year: Bombay High Court

Nagpur: The 16 per cent reservation for the Maratha community under the Socially and Economically Backward Classes (SEBC) category will n...Read More

Government to Bombay High Court: Maratha quota is valid, legal

Government to Bombay High Court: Maratha quota is valid, legal

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Monday told the Bombay High Court that its decision of granting reservation to the Maratha communit...Read More

Maratha community threatens to vote against the BJP-Shiv Sena

Maratha community threatens to vote against the BJP-Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The Maratha community in Maharashtra on Wednesday threatened to vote against BJP and Shiv Sena in the upcoming Lok Sabha and stat...Read More

Maratha Reservation: Present government did not use Marathas as vote-bank, Bombay High Court told

Maratha Reservation: Present government did not use Marathas as vote-bank, Bombay High Court told

Mumbai: The Maharashtra government on Wednesday claimed that its decision to grant 16 per cent reservation to Maratha community was for t...Read More

GAD statement on recruitment inappropriately framed: Chandrakant Patil

GAD statement on recruitment inappropriately framed: Chandrakant Patil

Mumbai: Maharashtra minister Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday said the statement issued by the state General Administration Department (GAD) ...Read More

Government erred by creating new category, Bombay High Court told

Government erred by creating new category, Bombay High Court told

Mumbai: A petitioner opposing the decision of the Maharashtra government to grant 16 per cent reservation to Maratha community, on Tuesda...Read More

Maratha outfit to oppose Sena-BJP, Congress-NCP alliance in Lok Sabha elections

Maratha outfit to oppose Sena-BJP, Congress-NCP alliance in Lok Sabha elections

Mumbai: A key Maratha outfit, that led the quota agitation in Maharashtra, has decided not to extend support to any major political party...Read More

Maratha Reservation: Government bypassed constitutional provisions while granting quota

Maratha Reservation: Government bypassed constitutional provisions while granting quota

Mumbai: Opposing the 16 per cent reservation granted to Maratha community, the Raza Academy on Monday, informed the Bombay High Court tha...Read More

Maratha Reservation: Don’t give separate quota, instead include them in OBCs, HC told

Maratha Reservation: Don’t give separate quota, instead include them in OBCs, HC told

Mumbai: On the third consecutive day of the hearing of petitions challenging the 16 per cent quota to Maratha community before the Bombay...Read More

Maratha Quota: Final hearing begins, SBCC report recommending reservation to Marathas is illegal, HC informed

Maratha Quota: Final hearing begins, SBCC report recommending reservation to Marathas is illegal, HC informed

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday commenced hearing the final arguments in the petitions challenging the 16 per cent reservation...Read More

Farmer suicides fulcrum of Maratha quota report

Farmer suicides fulcrum of Maratha quota report

Mumbai: After dragging its feet for over two months, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday finally made public the report prepared by the...Read More

Bombay High Court: No holding back Maratha quota report

Bombay High Court: No holding back Maratha quota report

Mumbai: In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court on Monday trashed all its misgivings about making public the re...Read More

Maratha Reservation: Final hearing from February 6, no new recruitments under quota till then

Maratha Reservation: Final hearing from February 6, no new recruitments under quota till then

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will commence final hearing of a bunch of petitions, in favour and against the 16 per cent reservation to M...Read More

Government to face any legal challenge to Maratha quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Government to face any legal challenge to Maratha quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Thane: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said his government is committed to reservation for the Maratha communit...Read More

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