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Supreme Court to decide schedule of hearing pleas pertaining to Maratha quota on 5 February
India

Supreme Court to decide schedule of hearing pleas pertaining to Maratha quota on 5 February

The apex court had stayed the implementation of the SEBC Act but made it clear that status of those who have availed of the benefits would not be disturbed

Reservations for Marathas being 'deliberately delayed' in Maharashtra, claims BJP MP Udayanraje Bhosale
India

Reservations for Marathas being 'deliberately delayed' in Maharashtra, claims BJP MP Udayanraje Bhosale

Bhosale, hitting out at the Uddhav Thackeray dispensation for "not taking the issue ahead", claimed that "the state government lawyer" missed a Supreme Court hearing and that the "community will react to such tactics"

Maratha organisations stage protests against Maharashtra govt's handling of quota issue
India

Maratha organisations stage protests against Maharashtra govt's handling of quota issue

Protesters in Beed and Osmanabad opposed decision to conduct police recruitment and MPSC exams without clarity on reservation for Maratha candidates in government jobs

Maharashtra govt must go 'fully prepared' for SC hearing on Maratha reservation, says Devendra Fadnavis
India

Maharashtra govt must go 'fully prepared' for SC hearing on Maratha reservation, says Devendra Fadnavis

The BJP leader said that government officials and ministers must be fully prepared to brief the counsel during the Supreme Court hearing on quotas in education and jobs for Marathas

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language
India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language

The man who laid the foundation Maratha empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated throughout Maharashtra and the rest of India for his conquests and valour

Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena
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Raj Thackeray's MNS turns saffron, fuelling speculation that party seeks to reclaim Hindutva ideology from now 'secular' Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena, the party of Bal Thackeray — who was fondly called the 'Hindu Hruday Samrat' by his followers — had to reiterate its commitment to saffron, while MNS, a splinter group headed by his nephew Raj, rebranded itself to close in on the space perceivably abandoned by Sena after it joined a 'secular' alliance

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan's epic drama, makes Rs 15.10 cr on opening day
Entertainment

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan's epic drama, makes Rs 15.10 cr on opening day

According to trade analysts, Tanhaji started picking up in the latter part of the day, and has been performing exceedingly well in Maharashtra.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior movie review — Saif Ali Khan, Kajol's performances elevate Ajay Devgn's tepid film
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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior movie review — Saif Ali Khan, Kajol's performances elevate Ajay Devgn's tepid film

Unlike Saif Ali Khan and Kajol, Ajay Devgn fails to take his character beyond the written word, which makes the protagonist of Tanhaji rather one-dimensional.

Complaint filed against Akshay Kumar for allegedly mocking Maratha soldiers in new Nirma ad
Entertainment

Complaint filed against Akshay Kumar for allegedly mocking Maratha soldiers in new Nirma ad

A pro-Maratha group has filed a complaint against Akshay Kumar, demanding an immediate broadcast ban on the Nirma detergent ad.

Panipat makers to cut out controversial scenes from film, says Rajasthan govt amid protests by Jat groups
Entertainment

Panipat makers to cut out controversial scenes from film, says Rajasthan govt amid protests by Jat groups

Amid protests by Jat groups, the producers of Ashutosh Gowariker's historical drama Panipat have agreed to edit out the portion of the film, a senior state government official said.

Panipat screenings interrupted, theatres vandalised by members of Rajasthan's Jat community in Jaipur
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Panipat screenings interrupted, theatres vandalised by members of Rajasthan's Jat community in Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday asserted that it is a "prerogative" of the government to probe if facts are incorrectly portrayed in Panipat.

Panipat movie review: Ashutosh Gowariker tweaks history into a Maratha fan fantasy sans Bhansali's insidious intent
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Panipat movie review: Ashutosh Gowariker tweaks history into a Maratha fan fantasy sans Bhansali's insidious intent

Panipat is shorn of Padmaavat and Kesari's insidious intent, but it is not exactly an innocent, truthful chronicler of Indian history.

Arjun Kapoor on his approach to Panipat: Wanted to unlearn baggage that comes with period films
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Arjun Kapoor on his approach to Panipat: Wanted to unlearn baggage that comes with period films

Arjun Kapoor discusses how crucial Panipat is at this stage of his career, working with Kriti Sanon, and the comparison to Ranveer Singh in Bajirao Mastani.

Maharashtra govt to add general category seats in medical courses to compensate for reduction in spots due to increased reservation
India

Maharashtra govt to add general category seats in medical courses to compensate for reduction in spots due to increased reservation

Number of seats for the general category students in degree and post-graduate medical courses would be increased, said CM Devendra Fadnavis. He made the remarks while speaking to the delegation of 'Save Merit, Save Nation' movement. A system would be put in place to understand and solve the problems faced by students from the open category.

Marathas and Kunbis not separate castes, says Maharashtra Backward Class panel; demands inclusion of Marathas among OBCs
India

Marathas and Kunbis not separate castes, says Maharashtra Backward Class panel; demands inclusion of Marathas among OBCs

The Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission in its report has said that Marathas and Kunbis are one and the same community and as the Kunbis are already included in the Other Backward Class (OBC), the Marathas too should be categorised as a Backward Class.

Maharashtra govt nod to Maratha reservation: Since 1980s, community's fight for quota has been long, uneasy
India

Maharashtra govt nod to Maratha reservation: Since 1980s, community's fight for quota has been long, uneasy

The fight for reservation has not been easy for the politically dominant Maratha community which constitutes over 30 percent of Maharashtra's population. The community has been demanding a quota for a long time now and its agitation for the same in July and August 2018 had taken a violent turn.

Marathas are backward community, says reservation panel, recommends 16% quota: Devendra Fadnavis faces tricky task
India

Marathas are backward community, says reservation panel, recommends 16% quota: Devendra Fadnavis faces tricky task

The Maharashtra State Backward Classes Commission has suggested reservation of 16 percent for the Marathas, stating that the community is socially and economically backward, however, the Maharashtra government may find it impossible to implement the suggestion, especially keeping in mind the restrictions on caste-based reservation in India

Sambhaji Brigade seeks to rename Pune to ‘Jijapur’ after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's mother
India

Sambhaji Brigade seeks to rename Pune to ‘Jijapur’ after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's mother

Sambhaji brigade, a Maratha organisation, has sought to rename Pune to "Jijapur" in a letter issued to the Maharashtra Government. The Maratha outfit claimed that since the construction of Pune city was done by Jijabai, the mother of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, it is appropriate to name Pune city in her name.

Maratha quota demand: Activists to launch hunger strike at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on 2 November
India

Maratha quota demand: Activists to launch hunger strike at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on 2 November

Activists belonging to the Sakal Maratha Kranti Mahamorcha have decided to launch a hunger strike in Mumbai from 2 November against the Maharashtra government.

BJP ally Shiv Sena dismisses Narendra Modi's media interviews as 'propaganda', says journalists may lose jobs under his regime
Politics

BJP ally Shiv Sena dismisses Narendra Modi's media interviews as 'propaganda', says journalists may lose jobs under his regime

In its first reaction to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's published interview, BJP ally Shiv Sena on Monday described it as "akin to sheer propaganda".