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Maratha: Indian caste found predominantly in Maharashtra
The Maratha are an Indian caste, originally of Marathi-speaking peasant-warriors. They established the Maratha Empire under Shivaji Maharaj in 1674 and were the dominant power on the subcontinent for much of the following century before their downfall in 1818. They were champions of Hinduism in the face of the Mughal Empire.


BJP picks OBC neta as UP presidents, Maratha leader as Maharashtra chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Supreme Court nod to SEBC quota for Marathas

On June 27, Bombay High Court had approved the Maharashtra State Reservation - applicable for admission in educational institutions and for appointments in public service posts - for Socially and..
DNA - Published

Maratha quota cannot be given retrospectively: SC

The SC did not stay the Maratha quota either, but made it clear that appointments and admissions under it will be subject to its final decision. A bench of CJI Ranjan Gogoi and justices Deepak Gupta..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra to extend quota to Marathas who applied under it in 2014

The Maharashtra government has decided to extend the benefit of reservation in education and jobs to the members of the Maratha community, who had applied under it in 2014. The government said it would..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maratha reservation case: SC seeks Maharashtra govt's response

The SC sought the Maharashtra govt's response on pleas challenging a Bombay HC order that upheld the grant of reservations to the Maratha community in education and jobs. The SC was hearing a plea..
IndiaTimes - Published

Maharashtra govt issues notification to protect jobs of Marathas

The notification was necessitated as the Bombay High Court on June 27 had upheld the enactment of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act 2018
DNA - Published

Defend our quota in Supreme Court, Marathas tell Maharashtra govt

The apex court will hear the petition on July 12.
DNA - Published

Supreme Court sets July 12 as date to hear plea against Bombay HC Maratha judgment

IndiaTimes - Published

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