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Maratha Reservation

Maratha Reservation Bill passed unanimously in assembly, seeks to provide 10% extra quota above 50% cap set by Supreme Court

This is the third time in a decade that the state has introduced legislation for the Maratha quota. Previous govt's similar provision was struck down by the SC.

Maharashtra: Union Minister Narayan Rane says Maratha reservation announcement by CM Shinde is problematic, may upset backward caste communities

The Union Minister of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSME) said that he will hold a press conference on this issue later today.

Maharashtra: Maratha reservation march called off as CM Eknath Shinde agrees to demands

Maratha reservation march concluded after Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde conceded to all the demands made by Jarange.

Maratha quota protest intensifies in Maharashtra: Minister Hasan Mushrif’s car vandalised, Union Minister Narayan Rane’s effigy burned

The incident happened at the MLAs' residence near Akashvani in Mumbai's Colaba region. Mushrif commented on the matter and confirmed that he was safe. He also appealed to the police to release all the detained persons in the case.

Violence in Jalna, Beed, Pune over Maratha reservation: Manoj Jarange Patil ends strike after Maha govt files curative petition in SC. All you need...

The Police have reportedly arrested around 49 people from Beed for engaging in arson and vandalism. Also, curfew continues to be imposed in Maharashtra's Dharashiv and Beed districts. Fresh violence has been reported from Pune. Details.

Maharashtra: Hunger strike for Maratha reservations turns violent as protestors pelt stones, police respond with lathi charge

The police resorted to lathi charge after protestors present at the Maratha reservations hunger site started pelting stones at the police.

‘How long will reservations continue?’, Supreme Court asks during the Maratha reservation case: Here is what the 5-judge bench said

SC raised a significant question on the controversial issue of reservation policies in the country during a case pertaining to Maratha reservation

SC refuses to stay Bombay HC order on Maratha reservation, says there won’t be ‘retrospective effect’ of quota

The Act was passed by the State Legislative Assembly on 29th November 2018 granting 16% reservation to Marathas

Bombay High Court upholds Maratha reservation as constitutional, directs state govt to reduce cap

The petitioners had argued that the State government passed the SEBC Act on the basis of unqualified data and without revising the list in the light of the provisions of the existing list of backward classes.

Sharad Pawar’s u-turn: From ‘amend constitution for Maratha reservation’ to ‘amending constitution for quota harmful’

Sharad Pawar has shown quite a departure from his earlier statement on amending the Constitution for reservations

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