Maratha quota

Supreme Court to begin hearing Maratha quota case on January 22

In July, the top court had decided to look into the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act 2018 granting reservation to the Marathas in education and jobs. It had declined to stay the Bombay High Court order upholding the statute with some modifications, which included staying the HC verdict allowing quota with a retrospective effect from 2014.

Nov 19, 2019, 23:39 PM IST

5W1H: Bombay HC upholds Maratha quota, reduces to 12-13 percent

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Jun 27, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Bombay HC upholds quota for Marathas, but orders to cut it from 16 to 12-13%

It may be recalled that a bill was passed in Maharashtra on November 30 last year proposing 16% reservation in education and government jobs for the Marathas.

Jun 27, 2019, 16:18 PM IST

Maharashtra Assembly clears bill on Maratha quota in post-graduate medical and dental courses

The Maharashtra Legislative Assembly Thursday passed a bill to provide reservation to Maratha students in post-graduate (PG) medical and dental admissions.

Jun 20, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

Govt to face any legal challenge to Maratha quota: Devendra Fadnavis

"Be it reservation or education or employment we are going to stand firmly behind the community," Fadnavis said.

Jan 23, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Maratha community to be given independent reservation, no change in existing 52% quota: CM Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday assured that there would be no changes in the existing reservations in the state due to the Maratha quota.

Nov 27, 2018, 14:48 PM IST

Bombay High Court to hear petition demanding Maratha reservation today

The politically dominant Maratha community constitutes over 30 per cent of the state's population.

Nov 21, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Maharashtra will have to consult National Commission for Backward Classes on granting Maratha quota

The Maharashtra government will have to consult the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) before taking a policy decision on granting reservation to the Maratha community, according to a law passed by Parliament earlier this year.

Nov 16, 2018, 23:30 PM IST

Maharashtra confims reservation for Marathas, to be implemented from December 1

The Marathas will get 16 per cent reservation, as suggested by Maharashtra State Backward Classes Commission.

Nov 15, 2018, 18:24 PM IST

Bandh across Maharashtra over Maratha reservations, Mumbai area exempt

The earlier bandh, on July 25, had descended into violence in Mumbai.

Aug 09, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Maratha Kranti Morcha warns of massive protests on August 9 over Maratha quota

MKM is the umbrella body of Maratha groups demanding 16% reservation under the OBC category.

Aug 03, 2018, 00:03 AM IST

Parties to take unanimous stand on Maratha reservations: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis after all-party meet

The agitation demanding reservations for the Marathas had turned violent on Thursday.

Jul 28, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Maharashtra bandh Day 2 Live updates: Maratha Kranti Morcha calls off Mumbai bandh over demand in govt jobs, education

Stone-pelting and arson were reported from several parts of the state, with protestors clashing with police and torching vehicles at several places.

Jul 25, 2018, 06:56 AM IST

Admissions already given under Maratha quota to be retained in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra cabinet has decided to retain admissions done as per the Maratha reservation quota before the state government's decision was stayed by the High Court.

Feb 10, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Maharashtra govt to take call on Maratha quota next week

With an eye on upcoming Assembly elections after the drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra`s Congress-NCP government will take a decision next week on the Rane committee`s recommendation for 20 per cent quota for Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions.

Jun 13, 2014, 22:57 PM IST

Decision on Maratha quota after June 20: Rane

The Congress-NCP alliance government in Maharashtra is likely to announce its decision on the proposal of a cabinet sub-committee for 20 per cent reservation for Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions, after June 20.

Jun 13, 2014, 17:29 PM IST

BJP cautions Maharashtra government on quota for Marathas

Cautioning Maharashtra government about negative implications of giving reservations to the Maratha community, BJP said that there ought to be "proportional quantification" of reservations.

Feb 27, 2014, 21:15 PM IST