Top news: Maharashtra passes Maratha quota bill offering 16% reservation for community – Scroll.in

Top news: Maharashtra passes Maratha quota bill offering 16% reservation for community – Scroll.in

The Maharashtra Assembly on Thursday passed a bill allowing 16% reservation for the Maratha community in jobs and education under socially and educationally backward category, PTI reported.

The Indian Space Research Organisation launched an earth observation satellite using a polar satellite launch vehicle from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. It also carried 30 micro and nano-satellites developed by Australia, Canada, Colombia, Finland, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Spain, and the US.

Meanwhile, farmers from all over India began a two-day march in Delhi in protest against the Centre’s alleged failure to address their problems, including debt relief and remunerative prices for produce.