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Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange withdraws his indefinite fast after 17 days

Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange withdraws his indefinite fast after 17 days

A day after announcing a march to Mumbai, Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange Monday withdrew his 17-day-old fast insisting that he would continue his agitation until the Maharashtra government starts issuing Kunbi caste certificates to extended family members of people already having such documents

26 February,2024 04:54 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maratha quota demand: Rasta roko protests in Latur

Maratha quota demand: Rasta roko protests in Latur

Members of the Maratha community Saturday staged road blockade protests in Latur demanding the implementation of a draft notification on the issuance of OBC certificates to "blood relatives" of Kunbi Marathas on a call given by quota leader Manoj Jarange

24 February,2024 09:03 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maratha community members hold 'rasta roko' in solidarity with Manoj Jarange

Maratha community members hold 'rasta roko' in solidarity with Manoj Jarange

Members of some Maratha organisations staged a road blockade on Pune-Solapur highway in Maharashtra’s Pune on Friday to express solidarity with activist Manoj Jarange

16 February,2024 04:07 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Manoj Jarange given IV fluids during sleep after his health deteriorates

Manoj Jarange given IV fluids during sleep after his health deteriorates

Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange, whose indefinite fast continued on the fifth day on Wednesday, was given intravenous (IV) fluids when he was asleep during the protest

14 February,2024 07:27 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Taking steps to issue Kunbi certificates to eligible Marathas: Maha govt to HC

Taking steps to issue Kunbi certificates to eligible Marathas: Maha govt to HC

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it was taking all necessary steps to include eligible Marathas in the OBC category by granting them Kunbi caste certificates

14 February,2024 06:38 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maratha quota: Jarange's health deteriorates as indefinite fast enters fifth day

Maratha quota: Jarange's health deteriorates as indefinite fast enters fifth day

Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange’s health is deteriorating as his indefinite fast entered the fifth day on Wednesday. Jarange has been observing the indefinite fast at his native Antarwali Sarati village in Jalna district of Maharashtra demanding inclusion of the Maratha community into the Other Backward Class (OBC) grouping

14 February,2024 01:26 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Draft notification on Kunbi certificates: Chhagan Bhujbal demands more time

Draft notification on Kunbi certificates: Chhagan Bhujbal demands more time

Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal on Monday sought more time from the state social justice department to submit objections against the proposed draft notification for issuing Kunbi caste certificates to Marathas

12 February,2024 09:43 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Jarange vows to continue agitation until community receives benefits

Jarange vows to continue agitation until community receives benefits

Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange said on Sunday that the agitation would continue until members of the community start receiving benefits from the proposed notification by the Maharashtra government

28 January,2024 10:14 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
NCP's Ajit Pawar faction distances from Bhujbal's comments on quota issue

NCP's Ajit Pawar faction distances from Bhujbal's comments on quota issue

Nationalist Congress Party (Ajit Pawar faction) leader Praful Patel Sunday said the criticism of the Maharashtra government by senior leader and minister Chhagan Bhujbal on its handling of the Maratha quota issue is not the official stand of the party

28 January,2024 05:36 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Maha CM Eknath Shinde forms new committee that sets off to meet Manoj Jarange

Maha CM Eknath Shinde forms new committee that sets off to meet Manoj Jarange

Responding to the demands of Maratha quota leader Manoj Jarange Patil, Maharashtra state government has formed a new committee and has tasked it with addressing the concerns raised by Patil

26 January,2024 10:17 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

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