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Marathas, Muslims and Maharashtra's politics of reservations

Marathas, Muslims and Maharashtra's politics of reservations

'The problem lies in the popular perception that the Marathas are a rich, politically powerful and dominant caste in the state... The truth is different. The tragedy of this community is that only 137 Maratha families are the dominant players in state politics. The disparity is so wide, that the rest of the Maratha community isn't even half as rich, forget being powerful,' says N Suresh. The Maharashtra government, as a parting shot before facing the assembly election in October, announced a ..., 3 weeks ago
Mid Day

10 truths behind India's population

1. India has the second (or third) highest population of Muslims in the world. Even though less than 15% of Indians are Muslim, the country's enormous population means that by this measure it outranks all Muslim-majority countries, except Indonesia ...
 Mid Day1 week ago Muslims can easily quit their ghettos  Deccan Chronicle1 day ago More emphasis needed on schools and higher education, say Muslims  DNA India1 week ago Ramadan: A month of fasting, feasting and shopping by India's Muslims  NewKerala.com3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

Why Shiv Sena is silent on quota for Muslims and Marathas

Sahil Joshi Mumbai,June 26, 2014| UPDATED17:07 IST All parties, except for the Shiv Sena, have reacted to the Maharashtra cabinet okaying 16 per cent quota for Marathas and five per cent quota for Muslims in education and government jobs.
 InToday3 weeks ago Shiv Sena MPs Force Muslim Staffer to Break Ramzan fast; BJP Must Act Tough With Ally  International Business Times India1 day ago

Skewed representation of Muslims in police behind trust deficit: Islam

For a state that has nearly 30 per cent minority population, West Bengal does not have enough representation of Muslims in the police forces leading to a trust deficit between the community and the administration, a retired IPS officer has said. ...
 Indian Express3 days ago Maratha, Muslim Quota Still Not in Force: AG to HC  Outlook India3 weeks ago State plans quota for Muslims  Asian Age1 month ago Quota for Marathas and Muslims?  Asian Age1 month ago

Despite promises, residents face power cut during Ramzan

Mumbra: Residents of Mumbra and its adjoining nodes, predominantly Muslim populated area, are miffed over the unscheduled power cut on Saturday when the holy month of Ramzan is being celebrated in the township with pomp and show coupled with daily ...
 Times of India4 days ago

State promulgates ordinances

The Maharashtra government finally promulgated the ordinances to provide reservation to the Maratha and Muslim community after governor K. Sankaranarayanan approved them on Wednesday. The move has also cleared the way for the economically weaker section of ...
 Asian Age2 weeks ago
IBN Live

Centre, Congress-NCP alliance lock horns over reservation for Marathas

The Maharashtra government's decision to clear reservation for Marathas and Muslims has led to a fresh round of fire between the Centre and Congress-NCP alliance in the state. The Prithviraj Chavan Cabinet on Wednesday gifted the state's Maratha population 16 ...
 IBN Live3 weeks ago PIL Filed Against Reservation for Marathas in Bombay High Court  International Business Times India3 weeks ago 16% reservation for Marathas challenged in Bombay HC  Economic Times3 weeks ago PIL challenging reservation for Muslims, Marathas to be heard in Bombay HC  The Statesman3 weeks ago
India Today

Cong top brass not very hopeful about quota card in Maharashtra

een per cent seats are now reserved for Marathas and five per cent for Muslims. At a time when the Prithviraj Chavan -led Congress government is making a last-ditch effort to woo voters by doling out sops ahead of the Assembly elections in ...
 India Today3 weeks ago Recovery shot  The Week2 weeks ago Maharashtra quota not taken up seriously  Asian Age3 weeks ago Rajiv Pratap Rudy calls Muslim reservation in Maharashtra 'unconstitutional'  DNA India3 weeks ago

Maharashtra Cabinet Clears Quota for Muslims, Marathas

File photo of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan New Delhi : The Maharashtra government today cleared the proposals for reserving five per cent seats in government jobs and educational institutions for Muslims and another 16 per cent ...
 NDTV4 weeks ago A quota for the ruling class  The Hindu3 weeks ago Maharashtra govt clears reservation for Marathas, Muslims  Livemint.com4 weeks ago Maharashtra govt okays 16 per cent quotas for Marathas, 5 per cent for Muslims  Indian Express4 weeks ago

Maharashtra elections: Congress-NCP okays 16% quota for Marathas, 5% for Muslims

With an eye on assembly elections after severe drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, the Congress-NCP government approved 16 per cent reservation for Marathas and five per cent for Muslims in government jobs and education institutions. In the wake of NCP ...
 Samaylive3 weeks ago Maharashtra okays 16% quotas for marathas, 5% for Muslims  Times of India4 weeks ago Maha govt okays 16 pc quotas for Marathas, 5 pc for Muslims  Rediff.com4 weeks ago Ahead of Election in MH, CM offers 4.5% quota for Muslims  Siasat Daily4 weeks ago
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