Maratha quota

No BJP MP from Maharashtra said a word on Maratha quota in Lok Sabha: Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra Minister Ashok Chavan said the Centre should have also taken steps to remove the 50 per cent cap on reservations.

published on : 11th August 2021

Maratha quota can't be restored unless 50% cap is relaxed: Sanjay Raut 

After meeting Shiv Sena president and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Raut said he discussed the issue and developments regarding it in Parliament with the CM.

published on : 8th August 2021

Quota demand: Members of Maratha outfits gather in Solapur without police nod for protest

In May this year, the Supreme Court struck down the Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs.

published on : 4th July 2021

Supreme Court dismisses review plea on Maratha quota by Centre

The top court had said that states can only make suggestions under Article 338B for the inclusion, exclusion or modification of castes or communities in the list.

published on : 2nd July 2021

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

Maharashtra government doing everything possible to grant quota to Marathas: Deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Pawar's comments came two days after a committee headed by a HC judge recommended that the state govt file a review petition against the SC decision.

published on : 6th 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

Efforts on to provide quota to Marathas: Maharashtra government

The Maharashtra government had not stopped its efforts to provide quota to the Maratha community, CM Uddhav Thackeray said.

published on : 28th May 2021

Move SC afresh for raising Maratha quota limit: Devendra Fadnavis to Maharashtra government

Speaking to reporters at the Nagpur airport, the former chief minister also accused the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government of passing the buck on the Maratha quota issue.

published on : 14th May 2021

Maharashra govt to announce sops to pacify Marathas

Senior BJP leader Ashish Shelar said all leaders should keep aside their egos and work for the welfare of the Maratha community. 

published on : 8th May 2021

Maratha quota verdict: Telangana government cannot exceed 50 per cent limit on reservation

When the Supreme Court sought the opinions of all the States on Maratha reservation case, the Telangana government requested the Apex Court to lift the 50 per cent upper limit.

published on : 6th May 2021

SC decision on Maratha quota unfortunate, says Uddhav as verbal volleys start in Maharashtra

In a statement after the apex court verdict, Thackeray said, "With folded hands, we request the prime minister and the president to take an immediate decision on Maratha quota."

published on : 5th May 2021

'Unconstitutional': Supreme Court bench unanimously strikes down law on Maratha quota

It also refused to refer the 1992 Mandal judgement, setting a 50 per cent cap on reservation, to a larger bench for reconsideration.

published on : 5th May 2021
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