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Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati announces date, place for Maratha quota protest

BJP's Sambhajiraje Chhatrapati, Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendant, criticised the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government as well as his own party for indulging in a "political blame game".

BJP MP Sambhajiraje Bhosale addresses during a press conference regarding Maratha quota in this file photo. (PTI Photo)
BJP MP Sambhajiraje Bhosale addresses during a press conference regarding Maratha quota in this file photo. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 06, 2021 05:58 PM IST

Uddhav-led MVA govt, ex-CM Fadnavis trade words over SC verdict on Maratha quota

The apex court on Wednesday quashed the 2018 law which was brought by the Maharashtra government in 2018 to give reservation to the Maratha community citing that the state could not have breached the 50% ceiling on quota.

The MVA ministers and former Maharashtra CM Fadnavis blamed each other after the Supreme Court gave its verdict on the Maratha quota. (Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
The MVA ministers and former Maharashtra CM Fadnavis blamed each other after the Supreme Court gave its verdict on the Maratha quota. (Bachchan Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Published on May 05, 2021 03:42 PM IST

SC strikes down Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas

SC strikes down Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas, terms it unconstitutional

The top court also refused to refer the Mandal judgement to a larger bench for reconsideration, saying it has been upheld time and again by its various verdicts.(Representational Image)
The top court also refused to refer the Mandal judgement to a larger bench for reconsideration, saying it has been upheld time and again by its various verdicts.(Representational Image)
Published on May 05, 2021 12:33 PM IST

Supreme Court strikes down Maratha reservation in jobs, education

The Supreme Court also quashed the Maratha reservation in so far it breaches the 50% ceiling of reservation, and struck down the Maharashtra law that guaranteed the community their quota in public education and employement.

Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the Bombay high court order upholding the Maratha quota and quashed the community's reservation in public education and employment. (Representational Image)
Supreme Court on Wednesday set aside the Bombay high court order upholding the Maratha quota and quashed the community's reservation in public education and employment. (Representational Image)
Published on May 05, 2021 11:03 AM IST

Maratha quota law: Supreme Court to hear appeals from March 8

The Constitution Bench examining the 2018 Maharashtra law, which granted quotas to the community, said it was open to hearings either virtually or in person, if physical hearings resume in the top court by then.

The SC asked petitioners challenged the law to open arguments on March 8 and conclude by March 10.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The SC asked petitioners challenged the law to open arguments on March 8 and conclude by March 10.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 06, 2021 01:02 AM IST
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