Maratha quota

Maratha quota: State can grant reservations on its own, Maharashtra govt tells HC 

One of the main contentions in the petitions is that the Maratha quota takes the overall reservation in the state to 68 per cent, breaching the cap of 50 per cent imposed by the Supreme Court.

published on : 27th February 2019

Maratha Kranti Morcha to oppose BJP in Lok Sabha polls

The community feels cheated on all levels and hence over 3 crore pamphlets proclaiming that the ‘Lotus has cheated us’ would be distributed across the state during Lok Sabha election.

published on : 23rd February 2019

Marathas got special treatment, permanent concession: Anti-quota petitioners

'Maratha reservation is exclusive. This one community has been treated as special,' said senior counsel Srihari Aney, appearing for Uday Dhople, one of the petitioners.

published on : 7th February 2019

Maratha quota: Petitioners free to access annexures copy, says HC

Several petitions were filed in HC challenging the November 30, 2018 decision of Maharashtra government granting 16% reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for Marathas.

published on : 31st January 2019

Final hearing on pleas against Maratha quota from February 6: Bombay High Court

The state government shall till then not make any appointment in any of its departments under the new legislation, the court said.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Maratha quota case: Maharashtra government says mega recruitment drive postponed till January 23

The high court had earlier this month chided the government for issuing an advertisement for job recruitment even as petitions challenging the legislation are pending.

published on : 19th December 2018

Bombay High Court rebukes state for job recruitment ad under Maratha quota

The HC said such "irreverent situations" should be avoided and that the government should give courts some "breathing space" to hear the petitions.

published on : 10th December 2018

Sharad Pawar cites Amit Shah remark to slam Fadnavis over Maratha quota

Pawar cited a reported statement of BJP chief Amit Shah and asked Fadnavis if he will defy his party chief in granting quota to the influential community.

published on : 10th December 2018

Maratha quota: Government sets up 'war room' to fill vacant posts

In the last budget session of the state legislature, Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had announced that 72,000 vacant posts will be filled in two phases.

published on : 6th December 2018

Maratha quota stir: 11 more arrested for Chakan violence

During the violence, 60 vehicles, including public transport buses had been ransacked and torched, while police personnel were also attacked.

published on : 5th December 2018

Shiv Sena against any political 'bid' to take Maratha quota credit

In an editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena said the Marathas should get the reservation with "due respect".

published on : 1st December 2018

Maharashtra now second after Tamil Nadu in quota quantum 'ranking'

Haryana which offers 67 per cent reservations, used to be second in the list, followed by Telangana where the quantum of quota rose to 62 per cent last year, an official said.

published on : 29th November 2018

Commission included sample survey of 40,962 Maratha families

The report said presence of Maratha community in pursuit of academic career as professors and such other positions of academic excellence is marginal.

published on : 29th November 2018

Fadnavis gifts 16% quota to Marathas

The bill provides for reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions and posts in public services to Marathas who have been declared as socially and educationally backward class.

published on : 29th November 2018

Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature

The meeting of the state Cabinet sub-committee, headed by Revenue Minister Chandrakant Patil, over the issue was held late Wednesday evening after being postponed twice in the day.

published on : 29th November 2018
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