Maratha Quota

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Maratha quota: SC seeks response from all states on 50% reservation cap, next hearing on 15 March
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Maratha quota: SC seeks response from all states on 50% reservation cap, next hearing on 15 March

The top court will examine the question of interpretation of the 102nd amendment to the Constitution dealing with reservation to a particular community, named in the list prepared by the president

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

Devendra Fadnavis claims Maharashtra govt failed to help cotton, soybean farmers who lost crops in locust attack
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Devendra Fadnavis claims Maharashtra govt failed to help cotton, soybean farmers who lost crops in locust attack

In a press conference, the BJP leader added that the govt was also dillydallying on the Maratha quota issue by making "contradictory statements"

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

LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh
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LS passes bill to cut MPs' salaries, Opposition demands return of MPLADS; India facing 'challenge' at border, says Rajnath Singh

Defence minister Rajnath Singh, addressing the Lok Sabha, acknowledged that India was facing a "challenge" at the border, but assured that the armed forces were prepared to deal with all contingencies.

SC to consider urgent hearing of 5 petitions challenging Bombay HC's order on upholding constitutional validity of Maratha quota today
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SC to consider urgent hearing of 5 petitions challenging Bombay HC's order on upholding constitutional validity of Maratha quota today

The SC on Monday agreed to consider according to an urgent hearing to petitions challenging the constitutional validity of a Maharashtra law that grants reservation to the Maratha community in education and jobs

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

SC to hear on 12 July plea challenging Bombay HC order upholding law granting reservation to Marathas
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SC to hear on 12 July plea challenging Bombay HC order upholding law granting reservation to Marathas

It challenges the Bombay High Court order which upheld the constitutional validity of the quota for the Maratha community in education and government jobs in the state.

West Bengal becomes fourth state to exceed SC's 50% cap on reservations after TMC govt announces EWS quota
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West Bengal becomes fourth state to exceed SC's 50% cap on reservations after TMC govt announces EWS quota

The TMC government's decision of adding a 10 percent quota for EWS now takes the total quota beyond the 50 percent cap, mandated by the Supreme Court.

HC quashing stay on Maratha reservations comes at opportune moment for BJP-Shiv Sena govt in Maharashtra
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HC quashing stay on Maratha reservations comes at opportune moment for BJP-Shiv Sena govt in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Assembly election is due later this year. And the high court decision gives a political fillip to the BJP and particularly Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ahead of the polls

Mayawati slams Maharashtra govt over 'hurry' to grant reservation to Maratha community, accuses BJP of favouritism
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Mayawati slams Maharashtra govt over 'hurry' to grant reservation to Maratha community, accuses BJP of favouritism

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati launched a scathing attack on BJP over its "hurriedness" to give reservation to Maratha community in Maharashtra, while accusing the party of not being 'interested' in the welfare of people other castes

Reservations for Marathas: Devendra Fadnavis is fooling nobody when he mouths platitudes of social justice
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Reservations for Marathas: Devendra Fadnavis is fooling nobody when he mouths platitudes of social justice

With the Bombay High Court upholding reservations for Marathas, the madness over caste reservations in India has just got madder.

Bombay HC upholds Maratha quota: Court's verdict is based on flawed report which discourages constitutionalism
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Bombay HC upholds Maratha quota: Court's verdict is based on flawed report which discourages constitutionalism

The prolonged debate and discord regarding the Maratha reservation in Maharashtra got a new issue of contention.

Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pie
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Reservation politics in India: From Gujjars, Jats, Patidars to Marathas, communities line up for their piece of caste-based quota pie

Marathas are the latest addition to a list of communities in India who have demanded reservation (or quota) in jobs and education, but many have debated that offering quota to communities without going over its merits dilutes the purpose of having a quota system for backward castes.

Devendra Fadnavis welcomes Bombay HC judgment on Maratha quota; Congress leader says credit to agitators
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Devendra Fadnavis welcomes Bombay HC judgment on Maratha quota; Congress leader says credit to agitators

The Maharashtra Assembly had passed the Maratha Reservation Bill, which extended 16 percent reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to the Maratha community.

Daily Bulletin: Modi in Japan for G-20 Summit; verdict on Maratha quota expected; Amit Shah to review security situation in Kashmir; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Modi in Japan for G-20 Summit; verdict on Maratha quota expected; Amit Shah to review security situation in Kashmir; day's top stories

Modi reaches Japan for G-20 Summit; Indore BJP MLA arrested for beating official sent for judicial custody; HC verdict on Maratha quota to be out today; top stories for the day

Bombay HC seeks govt's reply on AIMIM MLA's plea against Maratha quota; next hearing on 23 Jan
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Bombay HC seeks govt's reply on AIMIM MLA's plea against Maratha quota; next hearing on 23 Jan

The Bombay High Court Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit in response to a petition by AIMIM MLA Imtiyaz Jaleel, challenging the Maratha quota

Devendra Fadnavis dubs reservation in govt jobs useless, claims consciousness of caste identity encourages demand for quota
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Devendra Fadnavis dubs reservation in govt jobs useless, claims consciousness of caste identity encourages demand for quota

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said that he was confident that India will vote a Maharashtrian to the prime minister's post by 2050.