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High court will have final say on Maharashtra quota meddling

The centuries-old tussle between India’s castes has taken an interesting turn after the government in Maharashtra abruptly passed a bill providing reservations in education and public jobs to Marathas. Now members of the “Dhangars” (shepherds) are demanding similar quotas, and the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen said that it would lobby the high court for reinstatement of Muslim quotas. Thursday’s […]

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