The grading for education (post Class X and Class XII) also showed Marathas lagged behind the national average literacy index.
According to a government source, the report has made favourable recommendations on the demands of the Maratha community for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions, without disturbing the quota granted to Other Backward Classes (OBC).
The plea sought quashing of the order on the grounds that it was "illegal, unconstitutional, arbitrary, tainted with malafide and without authority and jurisdiction".
The annual dialogue did not take place last year following the 73-day tense standoff between the two militaries at Doklam from June 16.
Venugopal said that he was told that many of the lives lost in the Kargil War was because the enemy was on top of hills at an advantageous position.
Several cases of alleged mishandling of sexual harassment complaints have come forward from different AIR stations in the wake of the recent #MeToo revelations.
TM Krishna’s views on constitutional values like secularism and caste prejudice in music have made him a target of Hindutva supporters.
Banerjee said, "We love India and we also love Bangladesh and Bangla. The similarity of names should not create a hurdle."
In part-1 of a three-part series, indianexpress.com goes back to three industrial hubs in Ernakulam district of Kerala which had been ravaged after the floods, to gauge how they are picking up the pieces.
Mamata Banerjee said, "We love India and we also love Bangladesh and Bangla. The similarity of names should not create a hurdle. There is a Punjab in our neighbouring country as well as in India."
Harish Meena was welcomed by Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin pilot and former chief minister Ashok Gehlot, both of whom have decided to contest the state assembly elections scheduled to be held on December 7.
Two days after the government submitted details on the decision-making process leading the award of the Rafale fighter jet deal with France, the Supreme Court Wednesday resumed hearing a clutch of petitions seeking a probe into the deal.
Sidharth Shukla is very protective: Arti Singh