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Maratha quota stir: Panel likely to submit report by November 15

The court was hearing a petition filed by Activist Vinod Patil that seeks a time-bound programme from the state government on providing reservation for Marathas.

published on : 12th September 2018

Maratha quota: Maharashtra government likely to receive report by November 15

The Backward Classes commission would submit to the government its recommendations on whether the community should be granted reservation in state-aided educational institutions and workplaces.

published on : 11th September 2018

Maharashtra: After Marathas, Dhangar community members stage protests demanding quota

The agitation was particularly effective in places such as Nagpur, Kolhapur and Aurangabad, where agitators blocked roads for several hours.

published on : 14th August 2018

45-year-old labourer ends life over Maratha quota demand in Aurangabad

The deceased, Keshavrao Chaudhari, was actively participating in 'thiyya' (sit-in) agitation of Maratha Kranti Morcha for reservation.

published on : 14th August 2018

Devendra Fadnavis to be replaced? No way, say supporters

Whenever the Maratha agitation gains momentum, rumours of the ‘Brahmin’ Chief Minister being replaced with a Maratha start doing the rounds in Maharashtra.

published on : 12th August 2018

Constitutional process for quota needs time, maintain peace: Sharad Pawar​ to Maratha agitators

The NCP chief also said that reservation must be granted to the Marathas without reducing the quota granted to other communities under the Constitution.

published on : 11th August 2018

No more protests on roads, say Maratha leaders

After all round criticism of the violence, the Maratha Kranti Morcha Organizers made it clear that henceforth there won't be any kind of agitations on the street to press for quota demand.

published on : 11th August 2018

Supreme Court to lay norms, terms rioting, vandalism by Marathas, Kanwariyas as 'grave' incidents

The observation came when the government told the bench that riots and protests are happening almost every week in one or other part of the country referring to recent violence involving Kawariyas.

published on : 10th August 2018

Man ends life, 'suicide note' mentions debt, Maratha quota

Karbhari Shelke was found hanging from the ceiling of a room in his house in the Vijaynagar area of the Garkheda locality, a Pundliknagar police official said.

published on : 10th August 2018

185 people held in Pune for vandalism, violence during Maratha bandh

'While 83 people were arrested in connection with the Chandani Chowk stone-pelting incident, 81 others, including five women, were arrested for the vandalism at the collector's office,' police said.

published on : 10th August 2018

'Grave situation', says Supreme Court on incidents of vandalism during protests

The apex court was referring to protests on the Maratha reservation, nation-wide violence following the apex court verdict in the SC/ST matter and the incidents of violence involving 'Kanwarias'.

published on : 10th August 2018

Maratha Quota stir gets violent yet again in Maharashtra

Even after assurance by its leaders that the Maharashtra bandh on Thursday would be peaceful, the Maratha agitation turned violent once again.

published on : 9th August 2018

Maratha quota stir: Security beefed up in Maharashtra ahead of bandh today

The government has deployed six companies of RAF, one company each of CISF and SRPF at sensitive locations, an official said.

published on : 9th August 2018

Cracks appear in Maratha stir over statewide shut down call on Aug 9

Responding to apprehensions of police that violence may take place during the shutdown, the agitators, at a meeting in Aurangabad, decided to exclude Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane and Beed.

published on : 9th August 2018

Marathas suspend quota stir after Bombay High Court appeal

A bench of Justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudessai said the community must remember that the high court has taken note of the situation.

published on : 8th August 2018
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