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MARATHA QUOTA: EARLIER PANELS RELIED ON 1931 CENSUS, HC TOLD

Mumbai, March 20 -- The Gaikwad Commission report supporting Maratha reservation is more accurate and reliable than the earlier reports of the Mandal Commission (1990), National Commission for Backwar... Read More


Maratha quota: Earlier panels relied on 1931 census, High Court told

India, March 20 -- The Gaikwad Commission report supporting Maratha reservation is more accurate and reliable than the earlier reports of the Mandal Commission (1990), National Commission for Backward... Read More


MARATHAS FROM MARATHWADA BACKWARD, HIGH COURT TOLD

Mumbai, March 19 -- Marathas in Marathwada are backward in education and employment, which is why the Gaikwad Commission relied on data from the region, senior counsel Prasad Dhakephalkar said on Mond... Read More


'Government can add, delete communities in SEBC quota'

Mumbai, March 16 -- The Socially and Economically Backward Class (SEBC) Act stipulates reservation to a backward community for a temporary period and other communities could also be added to or delete... Read More


'16% Maratha quota over 50% cap valid'

Mumbai, March 15 -- Petitioners supporting the 16% Maratha quota told the Bombay high court (HC) that the 50% cap on reservation was not part of the basic structure of the Constitution and hence, the ... Read More


MARATHA QUOTA: PANEL'S REPORT SCIENTIFIC, HIGH COURT TOLD

Mumbai, March 14 -- The Gaikwad commission report, which became the basis to grant 16% reservation to Marathas under the socially and educationally backward class (SEBC) category, was accurate, scient... Read More


'Marathas were not considered backward due to Kshatriya tag'

Mumbai, March 13 -- Historically there was no difference between Marathas and Kunbis, who currently get benefits under the Other Backward Class community (OBC) quota, but the distinction was on the gr... Read More


State to HC: Gave 16% quota as govt knows what's best for citizens

Mumbai, March 12 -- The state on Monday concluded its arguments in the Bombay high court (HC) justifying the 16% reservation given to the Marathas under the Socially and Educationally Backward Classes... Read More


Article 342A deals with Central list, State tells HC

Mumbai, March 8 -- The state government on Thursday told the Bombay high court (HC) bench, which is hearing the pleas for and against Maratha reservation, that Article 342A only deals with the Central... Read More


High court quashes arbitration order that favoured DHFL

Mumbai, March 7 -- The Bombay high court (HC) has quashed and set aside an arbitration order favouring Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DHFL) after it was informed that the arbitrator was associated wit... Read More