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Nov 16, 2018
Marathas are backward community, says reservation panel, recommends 16% quota: Devendra Fadnavis faces tricky taskThe 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
Nov 15, 2018
Maratha reservation: Prepare to celebrate on 1 December, says Devendra Fadnavis after commission submits reportThe report has reportedly made favourable recommendations on the demands of the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, without disturbing the quota granted to Other Backward Classes (OBC).
Nov 05, 2018
Chhattisgarh Assembly polls 2018: Mayawati says 'casteist' BJP, Congress are trying to 'abolish' reservation systemThe BSP is contesting the election — to be held in two phases on 12 and 20 November — in alliance with the JCC-J and the Communist Party of India (CPI).
Sep 17, 2018
Supreme Court verdict on reservation in promotions for SC/STs must ensure filtering out of creamy layer candidatesThe Supreme Court will soon pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions that have sought the reconsideration of a 2006 judgment, wherein the court laid down that the state government is not bound to provide for reservation in promotions for SC/ST members
Sep 11, 2018
Hardik Patel's indefinite fast enters day 18; Harish Rawat, Prakash Ambedkar extend supportSenior Congress leader Harish Rawat said that he advised Hardik Patel to end his fast and adopt other means of protest to highlight the issues
Sep 06, 2018
Bharat bandh: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan needs to go slow on OBC consolidationThe savarna (upper caste) section of the society is visibly angry with the ruling BJP government in Madhya Pradesh.
Sep 05, 2018
Jat leaders accuse Haryana govt of "misguiding" high court with regard to 2016 stir, threaten to re-start agitationYashpal Malik charged the Haryana government with misguiding the court to save its ministers, legislators and MPs who were "instrumental" in arson and violence during the Jat agitation in 2016.
Aug 31, 2018
Census to collect OBC data for the first time in 2021; maps, georeferencing to be used for house listing processRajnath Singh discussed the roadmap for undertaking the Census in 2021. It was envisaged to collect data on OBC for the first time. Use of maps and georeferencing at the time of house listing is also under consideration.
Aug 23, 2018
Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 AugustMaharashtra government has invited the Dhangar community memebers for a meeting with Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on 27 August
Aug 08, 2018
Maratha quota stir: Protestors to go ahead with 9 August Maharashtra shutdown, blame failure of state govt to keep promisesThis comes days after the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that all constitutional obligations in connection with the granting of reservations to the Maratha community in the state would be completed by November