Maratha Reservation

Leaders invited for talks as protest demanding Maratha quota begins

CM snubs Cong’s demand of reservation in promotions, move likely to strain Aghadi’s ties

published on : 17th June 2021

Agitation on Maratha quota begins in Maharashtra's Kolhapur 

The agitation began amid light rains at the memorial of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj with several MLAs and other leaders cutting across the party lines taking part in it.

published on : 16th June 2021

Maratha quota: Panel suggests Maharashtra government to file review plea against SC ruling

The Maharashtra government had asked Dilip Bhosale, a retired Allahabad High Court judge on May 11, to study the Supreme Court's May 5 judgment cancelling quota for the Maratha community. 

published on : 5th June 2021

Battle for Maratha reservation to be fought in Delhi: Shiv Sena mouthpiece

Saamana said that Rajya Sabha MP Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje has taken an aggressive role in the context of the Maratha reservation.

published on : 31st May 2021

BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati meets Sharad Pawar over Maratha quota issue

The Supreme Court recently struck down the Maharashtra law granting quota to the Maratha community in admissions and government jobs, by terming it as "unconstitutional".

published on : 27th May 2021

SC sparks debate by depriving states of power to identify backward classes

“There will only be one list of socially and educationally backward classes, which may be issued by the President,” the bench ruled.

published on : 7th May 2021

SC judgment on Maratha reservation evokes mixed response from community leaders

Maratha leader and BJP Rajya Sabha member Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati said that this is an unfortunate judgment for the community

published on : 5th May 2021

Supreme Court reserves order in pleas against Maratha reservation

The Bombay High Court on June 27, 2019, had said the 50 per cent cap on total reservations imposed by the Supreme Court could be exceeded in exceptional circumstances.

published on : 26th March 2021

Maratha quota: SC to hear pleas from March 8 in hybrid manner

The top court is presently hearing matters through video-conferencing since March last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic and it is likely to resume physical hearing in a hybrid manner soon.

published on : 5th February 2021

Centre must take positive steps for Maratha quota: Maharashtra minister Ashok Chavan

In a video message, he said the Centre, while keeping its stand in the apex court, had a 'great chance to take positive steps and support Maratha reservation'.

published on : 5th February 2021

Ashok Chavan seeks bigger bench for Maratha quota, review of 50% cap

Besides capping overall reservations, the Supreme Court in Indira Sawhney vs Union of India also laid down that economic backwardness alone can not be a criterion for quota.

published on : 8th January 2021

Sack Maharashtra ministers Bhujbal and Wadettiwar: Maratha leaders

The BJP and organisations of Marathas have been accusing the Sena-led government of "not doing enough" for Marathas.

published on : 29th December 2020

Can Maratha job aspirants apply under EWS quota? HC asks Uddhav government

The court order was passed on December 18 and a copy of it was made available on Monday.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Maratha quota stir: CM Devendra Fadnavis agrees for partial withdraw of cases against agitators

The announcement came after Fadnavis held a meeting with BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Narayan Rane and his MLA son Nitesh Rane, along with some leaders of the Maratha community who are pro-reservation.

published on : 29th July 2018

Who gains out of the Maratha stir?

Political observers give the credit for this meteoric rise of the BJP to the Maratha route marches.

published on : 29th July 2018
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