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Monday, Feb 24, 2020

Marathas

Feb 21, 2020 19:33
This week’s reading list includes a book on finding beauty in imperfection, another on pioneering Indian historians, and the memoir of a top cop read more
Oct 28, 2019 00:39
The NCP increased its seats in the Assembly to 54 from 41 in 2014. How did he do this? By playing on Maratha pride by creating a perception that Pawar — the tallest Maratha leader in current political scenario — is being targeted by the Centre. read more
Sep 21, 2019 22:47
The NCP, formed by Pawar in 1999 after rebellion in the Congress, has spent 15 out of 20 years of its existence enjoying power. The party that enjoyed fruits of being in government at various levels – starting from major local bodies, state and centre... read more
Sep 15, 2019 15:19
The economically weaker sections from the open community must have access to government schemes just like the reserved category. read more
Sep 11, 2019 16:43
Author William Dalrymple’s new release is a result of six years of extensive research on East India Company and their ruthless pursuit of power. read more
Sep 01, 2019 00:34
A trip to the old city of Ahmedabad was a revelation of the many meaty dishes the city has to offer, kebabs being the best of them! read more
Jul 22, 2019 00:26
More than 61,000 seats have been confirmed; fewer seats in the open category will make contest fierce read more
Jul 06, 2019 01:13
The petitioner has sought leave to appeal against the June 27 judgment of the Bombay high court (HC), which had upheld the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) category enacted by the state in 2018 to give reservations to the Marathas. read more
Jun 29, 2019 00:56
While Marathas can avail of SEBC reservation in state; if eligible, they can get benefits of EWS quota nationally read more
Jun 28, 2019 11:38
A majority of the groups covered under the OBC quota in Maharashtra feel that the HC verdict on Maratha reservation failed to address central questions raised by their community. read more
Jun 28, 2019 00:39
The court said it was aware that granting the Maratha quota breached the 50% limit on caste-based quotas clamped by the Supreme Court in a landmark 1992 judgment. read more
Jun 28, 2019 00:06
Marathas make up around 32% of the state’s population and are politically dominant, with 11 of the state’s 18 chief ministers coming from the community. read more
Jun 27, 2019 19:24
Reservations are now a policy device for employment creation and power-sharing read more
Jun 27, 2019 09:01
A bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre heard arguments in support of and against the reservation for more than a month-and-a-half read more
Jun 23, 2019 23:47
According to colleges, many students who belonged to the two categories couldn’t avail the reservation, as they didn’t have valid certificates read more