Maratha Reservation News
In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the government has said that caste enumeration in Socio-Economic and Caste Census (SECC) 2011 was fraught with mistakes and inaccuracies.
The amendment is necessary to restore powers of the state governments to maintain a state list of OBCs which was taken away by a Supreme Court interpretation in May this year
Maratha quota row: Leaders across party lines stage protests seeking reservation in Maharashtra's Kolhapur
Among those present at the agitation were Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi chief Prakash Ambedkar and Congress leader Satej Patil
Maharashtra deputy chief minister and senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan also accompanied Thackeray during the meeting with the prime minister
Calls for a fresh push for the demand have followed the Supreme Court's 5 May decision that held that total reservations cannot breach the 50 percent ceiling.
Maharashtra govt making 'all possible effort' to give reservation to Maratha community, says Ajit Pawar
Last month, the Supreme Court had struck down the state govt's law granting quota to Marathas in college admissions and public jobs, terming it 'unconstitutional'
Maharashtra allows Marathas to avail EWS quota, but announcement unlikely to placate community's anger
The issue of reservation for Marathas is likely to dominate Maharashtra politics in the near future
SC quashes Maharashtra law granting Maratha reservations, says community can't be declared as backward
The top court has struck down the Maharashtra State Reservation for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018
As SC considers referring Indra Sawhney judgment to larger bench, a look back at implications of landmark verdict
The verdict in the case of the Indra Sawhney vs Union of India— also known as the Mandal verdict — capped reservations at 50 percent
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
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
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
In a press conference, the BJP leader added that the govt was also dillydallying on the Maratha quota issue by making "contradictory statements"
Protesters in Beed and Osmanabad opposed decision to conduct police recruitment and MPSC exams without clarity on reservation for Maratha candidates in government jobs
'Will do what it takes to give justice to Maratha community': Uddhav Thackeray on SC order staying quota
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed implementation of the 2018 Maratha quota law of the state and referred the petitions challenging the law to a larger constitution bench
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
Supreme Court on Maratha reservation today | Petitioners argue that HC decision is incorrect as the State law has breached the 50% cap on reservation fixed by a Constitution Bench in the Indira Sawhney judgment.
Govt not looking at blanket withdrawal of Bhima Koregaon violence cases, only of non-serious offences, says NCP’s Jayant Patil
Maharashtra Minister Jayant Patil on Wednesday said that the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government was not looking for a "blanket withdrawal" of cases in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence
Maharashtra Assembly election 2019: Marathas happy with BJP's quota move in Marathwada, cite decreasing farm income
Over a year after the Maratha agitators took to the streets of various cities in Maharashtra to press for a host of demands, the Maharashtra government has only partially succeeded in placating them
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