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Oct 09, 2019
Maharashtra Assembly elections: BJP banks on Modi's appeal, but faces challenge of farm distress, quota demandsThe Maharashtra Assembly election will test whether the BJP still retains the momentum that it had during the Lok Sabha battle
Aug 01, 2019
Maratha activists threaten state-wide protests on 9 August if Maharashtra govt fails to fulfil demand to withdraw cases against protestersThe Maratha Kranti Morcha (MKM) has warned that it would hold a state-wide protest on 9 August if the Maharashtra government fails to fulfil the community's various demands.
Jun 29, 2019
Reservations for Marathas: Devendra Fadnavis is fooling nobody when he mouths platitudes of social justiceWith the Bombay High Court upholding reservations for Marathas, the madness over caste reservations in India has just got madder.
Jun 20, 2019
SC seeks response from Maharashtra govt on plea against Maratha reservation; court to hear petition on 24 JuneSC sought response from the Maharashtra government on a plea challenging an order of the Bombay High Court dismissing a petition against Maratha reservation in PG medical and dental courses. The bench said the petitioners had earlier approached the apex court and were asked to move the high court for the relief. Petitioner Sameer challenged the Bombay High Court order of 13 June.
Feb 16, 2019
The many reservations about the 'upper caste' quotaRegional outfits favour expansion of the reservation pool because they view quota as a battle for hegemony between elite and non-elite social groups.
Jan 29, 2019
Marathas and Kunbis not separate castes, both should be under OBC: Maharashtra Backward Class panel reportThe Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission in its report has said that Marathas and Kunbis are one and the same community. As the Kunbis are already included in the Other Backward Class (OBC), the Marathas too should have been categorised as a Backward Class long ago, it said.
Jan 02, 2019
Bhima Koregaon battle commemoration passes peacefully year after violence at event; 8-10 lakh people attendA year after caste clashes marred the event to celebrate the anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle, eight to 10 lakh people paid tributes amidst a heavy police presence at the memorial here, which has come to be known as a symbol of Dalit pride.
Jan 01, 2019
Bhima Koregaon anniversary: One year after violence at event, security stepped up as hundreds of Dalits converge at war memorialThousands of people, mainly Dalits, Tuesday flocked the 'Jay Stambh' memorial in Maharashtra's Pune district to pay tributes on the 201st anniversary of the Koregaon Bhima battle amidst heavy police presence.
Dec 18, 2018
Maratha quota row: Maharashtra govt facing substantive legal hurdles in SC, change of strategy crucial for successOn 3 December, the Maharashtra government filed a caveat application — to ensure they are heard in any matter concerning reservations for the Maratha community — in the Supreme Court.
Dec 06, 2018
Maratha quota: Maharashtra aims to fill 72,000 posts before February, sets up 'war room' to complete recruitment processA bill that grants 16 percent reservation to the members of the Maratha community in government jobs and education in Maharashtra was unanimously passed by both the Houses of the state legislature last week