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The Shiv Sena Will Weather This Storm Too, Says Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant

The Shiv Sena Will Weather This Storm Too, Says Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant

There cannot be a Siv Sena without the Thackerays and you can neither take the Thackerays out of the Shiv Sena nor take the Shiv Sena out of the Thackerays, says two-time Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant in an interview with Outlook.

25 July 2022
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Meets PM Modi, Discusses Maratha Quota Issue, GST Compensation

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray Meets PM Modi, Discusses Maratha Quota Issue, GST Compensation

'Discussed issues related to the Maratha reservation, Metro car shed, GST compensation with the prime minister,' Uddhav Thackeray said.

08 June 2021

Ramdas Athawale Calls For Caste-Based Census, Reservation For Marathas

Ramdas Athawale also demanded that Marathas be given reservations without disturbing the quota for other castes and communities.

Maratha Quota: SC To Decide On Plea Schedule On February 5

Maratha Quota: SC To Decide On Plea Schedule On February 5

The High Court had accepted the Maharashtra government's argument that the Maratha community was socially and educationally backwards.

20 January 2021

MVA Govt Subduing Maratha Quota Protests Similar To Declaring Emergency: Fadnavis

Fadnavis’ remark comes a day after Uddhav Thackeray hit out at the BJP for labelling protesting farmers as anti-nationals

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27 October 2020
Marathas Want Reservation Under SEBC, Not OBC Category: BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati

Marathas Want Reservation Under SEBC, Not OBC Category: BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati

The Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018 was enacted to grant reservation to people of Maratha community in Maharashtra in jobs and...


27 June 2019
Bombay High Court Upholds Maratha Quota, But Says Percentage Should Be Reduced

Bombay High Court Upholds Maratha Quota, But Says Percentage Should Be Reduced

The Bombay High Court has upheld the Maratha quota, declaring it constitutionally valid. However, the court has also recommended decreasing the quota...


24 January 2019
Govt Ready To Fight Court For Maratha Quota: Devendra Fadnavis

Govt Ready To Fight Court For Maratha Quota: Devendra Fadnavis

The CM said banks should give loans to youths from the community to set up their ventures.


29 November 2018
Maharashtra Govt Approves 16 Per Cent Reservation For Marathas In Education, Jobs

Maharashtra Govt Approves 16 Per Cent Reservation For Marathas In Education, Jobs

The Maratha community, which constitutes over 30 per cent of the state's population, has been demanding reservation in government jobs and education for a long...


19 November 2018
Marathas To Get Reservation In Jobs, Educational Institutes, Says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Marathas To Get Reservation In Jobs, Educational Institutes, Says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Thousands of protesters had hit the streets of Maharashtra under the aegis of the Maratha Kranti Morcha to seek reservations in jobs and education in August.


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15 November 2018
Devendra Fadnavis Hints At Reservation For Maratha Community, Says Be Ready For Celebration

Devendra Fadnavis Hints At Reservation For Maratha Community, Says Be Ready For Celebration

In July this year, the government had announced 16 per cent reservation for the Marathas in 72,000 government jobs, which was later stayed following protests.


13 September 2018
Why Pune Is Becoming A Battleground Of Political Ideologies?

Why Pune Is Becoming A Battleground Of Political Ideologies?

Why a culture, education, upwardly mobile IT hub is becoming a battleground of political ideologies?


10 August 2018
185 People Held In Pune For Vandalism, Violence During Maratha Bandh

185 People Held In Pune For Vandalism, Violence During Maratha Bandh

They added that some of the protesters hurled stones at the police personnel in the Chandani Chowk area of the city during the stir on Thursday.



09 August 2018
Maratha Bandh: Protests Disrupt Traffic, Internet Suspended In Parts Of Pune District

Maratha Bandh: Protests Disrupt Traffic, Internet Suspended In Parts Of Pune District

The Maratha community has been agitating across the state demanding reservation in government jobs and education.



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03 August 2018
Maratha Quota Stir: Aurangabad Youth Kills Self For Not Getting Job, Suicide Toll Rises To 14

Maratha Quota Stir: Aurangabad Youth Kills Self For Not Getting Job, Suicide Toll Rises To 14

In his suicide note, the man apologised to his parents, stating he did not get a job even after having a BSc degree.


02 August 2018
Maratha Quota Stir: Devendra Fadnavis Vows To Grant Reservation

Maratha Quota Stir: Devendra Fadnavis Vows To Grant Reservation

The assurance came when he met 22 prominent personalities from the community to discuss the issue, after which a joint appeal was issued for exercising...



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