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  • Rahul Gandhi promises 'women quota bill' if Congress comes in power
    PoliticsRahul Gandhi promises 'women quota bill' if Congress comes in power

    Making another strong move to fetch power in 2019 Lok Sabha Polls, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that his first priority will be passage of women reservation bill if his party wins the election.

    7 months ago
  • Private colleges to enable quota for EWS students: Govt notice
    Education NewsPrivate colleges to enable quota for EWS students: Govt notice

    Good news! The Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar has declared a 25 per cent increase in seats across colleges in India to ensure 10% reservation quota to the Economically Backward Section (EWS). The addition of seats will not disturb existing quotas for the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes. The changes will be implemented from the 2019-2020 academic sessions, HRD ministry confirms at a press meet held in the national capital today.

    7 months ago
  • Gujarat gives 10 % quota as per new law, may postpone civil service exam
    India NewsGujarat gives 10 % quota as per new law, may postpone civil service exam

    After the implementation of 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) of the upper caste, Gujarat becomes the first Indian state to act on the law. The state would give 10% quota to poor sections of general category in government jobs and higher education from Makar Sankranti Day, chief minister Vijay Rupani tweets.

    7 months ago
  • 10% upper caste quota bill gets President Ram Nath Kovind's nod
    India News10% upper caste quota bill gets President Ram Nath Kovind's nod

    President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday approved the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 that provides 10 per cent reservation to poor general category people in education and government jobs.

    7 months ago
  • Reservation bill providing 10% quota for upper caste poor challenged in SC
    India NewsReservation bill providing 10% quota for upper caste poor challenged in SC

    After passing 10 % reservation bill in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, the plea has been filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday challenging the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. If the bill gets 100 percent approval from apex court then it will certainly give 10 percent reservation in jobs and education for the economical weaker sections (EWS) of the general category.

    7 months ago
  • After Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill for poor in general category
    India NewsAfter Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha passes 10% quota bill for poor in general category

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the Parliament on Wednesday passed a landmark Constitution amendment bill providing for 10 per cent reservation to upper castes in government jobs and higher educational institutions, with the Rajya Sabha voting it late in the night after rejecting a demand for referring it to a select committee for detailed scrutiny.

    7 months ago
  • Quota for upper castes: Modi govt introduces amendment bill in Rajya Sabha
    India NewsQuota for upper castes: Modi govt introduces amendment bill in Rajya Sabha

    After series of debate and arguments, the 10% quota bill for the economically poor from the 'General Category' received majority vote in the Lok Sabha and was passed to Rajya Sabha. The government today has introduced the amendment bill in Rajya Sabha so as to give reservation in state jobs and educational institutions for upper caste poor people.

    7 months ago
  • Reservation for Marathas in jobs and education, 68 percent quota confirmed
    CitiesReservation for Marathas in jobs and education, 68 percent quota confirmed

    Big news for Maharastrains! As per the bill passed today by the state assembly, Marathas will now get 16 per cent reservation in jobs and education in the Maharashtra. This 16 per cent reservation is over and above the 50 per cent reservation allowed by the Supreme Court. At present, 52 per cent seats in the state are reserved and the Maratha quota will take it to 68 per cent.

    9 months ago
  • BJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah
    India NewsBJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah

    The Bharatiya Janata Party will not allow the Telangana government to implement a 12 per cent reservation for minorities, party President Amit Shah said on Sunday.

    9 months ago
  • Supreme Court removes SC/ST reservations in govt jobs promotion
    India NewsSupreme Court removes SC/ST reservations in govt jobs promotion

    Supreme Court on Wednesday removed SC/ST reservation over promotions in the government jobs. The verdict comes over centre's plea seeking reconsideration of 2006 judgment laying down the criteria for reservation in promotion for SC/ST employees which the government has contended is coming in the way of filling lakhs of vacancies in different departments.

    11 months ago