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.
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
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
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
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