Maratha reservation

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

Centre should support Maratha quota: Congress MP in Rajya Sabha

Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Rajeev Satav of the Congress said the Supreme Court has referred the issue of quotas for Marathas in jobs and education to a larger bench.

published on : 15th September 2020

Maratha reservation: Sharad Pawar hints at ordinance to set aside SC stay

The Supreme Court had on Wednesday rejected reservation for the community.

published on : 11th September 2020

SC stays implementation of 2018 Maharashtra law granting reservation to Marathas in education & jobs

A 3-judge bench referred to a larger consitution bench the batch of pleas questioning the validity of the law granting reservation to Marathas in education and jobs.

published on : 9th September 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

Make Pankaja Munde CM for an hour to clear Maratha quota file: Shiv Sena's dig at Fadnavis

Munde, who is the Rural Development Minister, in a veiled swipe at Fadnavis over the Maratha reservation issue, had recently said that she would not have delayed the decision if she was in-charge.

published on : 28th July 2018

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to hold all-party meet over Maratha reservation row tomorrow

The agitation turned violent on Wednesday as Maratha outfits called for a bandh in Mumbai and surrounding areas.

published on : 27th July 2018

Congress, NCP MLAs resign over Maratha reservation row

Congressman Bharat Bhalke and NCP's Dattatray Vithoba Bharne submitted their resignations to the Vidhan Sabha speaker on Thursday night.

published on : 27th July 2018

Over 400 detained in Mumbai as violence mars Maratha reservation stir

Protests were held at 45 places in the city, and in some places the civic-run BEST buses were stoned, roads were blockaded and public property was damaged, police said.

published on : 25th July 2018
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