Ordinance promulgated for Maratha, Muslim quotas in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan promulgated an ordinance providing for 16 percent reservation for Marathas and 5 percent for Muslims in government jobs and educational institutions.

Decision on quota taken after examining legalities: NCP

NCP today said the decision to provide reservation to Muslims and Marathas has been taken by Maharashtra government after examining all legal aspects and expressed confidence that it would stand in the courts.

Maha NCP meet on Wednesday, new state president likely

Against the backdrop of Lok Sabha poll debacle, the working committee of Maharashtra NCP will meet here on Wednesday amid reports of a reshuffle which could see its Maratha president Bhaskar Jadhav being replaced by a backward class leader.

Will examine legal angle on reservation: Chavan

All legal angles would be examined on the issue of reservation for Maratha community in Maharashtra, chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said here on Tuesday.