Maratha Stir News
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
Maratha quota stir: Schools, commercial units to remain shut in Pune tomorrow due to Maharashtra bandh
Schools and colleges as well as plants of several companies will remain shut in Pune in view of the bandh called by Maratha Kranti Morcha
Daily Bulletin: Karunanidhi's funeral post Madras HC order; NCLAT to hear Tata-Mistry feud, and other top stories today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi are expected to arrive as well and pay respects to Karunanidhi ahead of burial rites with full state honours. Here are the top stories for Wednesday
Maratha Kranti Morcha protests updates: Protesters block Pune-Solapur highway, demand reservation in govt jobs
Protesters have blocked Pune-Solapur highway demanding reservation in government jobs.
Sharad Pawar asks Devendra Fadnavis to initiate dialogue with Maratha leaders to end stand-off over quota demand
In a statement issued Tuesday, Pawar lamented that instead of taking the grievances of the community seriously, the chief minister and certain ministers have given provocative statements
Maratha outfit calls for peaceful statewide bandh after quota stir turns violent; Mumbai Police on alert
The agitation by Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and education has turn violent with protests being organised by Maratha outfits on roads and highways blocking traffic and torching vehicles.