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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 ..., 2 months ago
Demands for quotas escalate DNA India, 1 month ago
Indian Express

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 Express1 month ago Muslims think we are communal, corrupt: Police  Indian Express1 month ago Police, minorities and perception management  Indian Express1 month 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 Age1 month ago

Tamil Nadu 12th in recruiting Muslims as cops

CHENNAI: Muslims constitute 5.56% of Tamil Nadu's population, but the community accounts for only 1.82% of the state's one lakh-odd strong police force, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau statistics. Tamil Nadu ranks 12th among ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Outrage over TV anchor's tweets

MUMBAI: A TV journalist's tweets comparing the force-feeding of a Muslim fasting during Ramzaan at Delhi's Maharashtra Sadan by Sena MPs and the murder of a Muslim techie in Pune have gone viral. The journalist also posted comments on the riots in ...
 Times of India1 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 India1 month ago
Mid Day

Force feeding a Muslim leaves India red faced

Related Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 NEW DELHI India, home to the largest Muslim population of the world, was left red-faced with reports that a ruling coalition lawmaker force-fed a fasting Muslim during the holy month of Ramadan. The incident took ...
 Zawya.com1 month ago 10 truths behind India's population  Mid Day1 month ago Ramadan: A month of fasting, feasting and shopping by India's Muslims  NewKerala.com2 months ago
Mumbai Mirror

To lose communal tag, BJP to go all out to woo Muslims in city, state

With eye on assembly polls, party's 'micro-level' plan will attempt to bring more of community into BJP. It will organise seminars and counselling on educational aid, make central schemes accessible. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose image ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 week ago
Business Standard India

Chavan faces challenge to Dhangars' ST demand from tribal groups

poll bound Congress-Nationalist Congress party government in Maharashtra faces huge challenge to recommend to the Centre a Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to the politically influential Dhangar community. This is because Dhangar community, which ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago Congress-NCP to join hands with Samajwadi Party in assembly polls  DNA India1 month ago Congress in deep trouble in Maharashtra  India Today1 month ago Congress seeks Rahul Gandhi's help to stop Asaduddin Owaisi contesting in assembly polls  DNA India3 days ago
International Business Times India

Stop the outrage, not every issue is communal

Shiv Sena MPs resorted to hooliganism when they ganged up against a canteen manager of the Maharashtra Sadan for allegedly not providing quality food. One of the MP Rajan Vichare was caught on camera force-feeding a roti to a staff member.
 DNA India1 month ago Shiv Sena MPs did behave like hooligans but was it really communalism?  DNA1 month ago Shiv Sena MPs Force Muslim Staffer to Break Ramzan fast; BJP Must Act Tough With Ally  International Business Times India1 month ago
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