Economically Weaker Sections

16 parties oppose EWS quota at all-party meet

Of the 21, only 5 parties support 10% quota for  economically weaker sections; heated arguments exchanged at Secretariat

published on : 9th July 2019

EWS quota: ‘All parties to be consulted’

Stalin wondered how Centre could now increase the number of seats in medical colleges, to implement the EWS quota, while it had refused to do so earlier.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Tamil Nadu government will follow 69 per cent reservation: CM Palaniswami

CM Palaniswami said a decision on the issue of 10 per cent reservation of EWS will be taken on the issue after discussions with recognised political parties.

published on : 2nd July 2019

SC refuses to stay decision to grant reservation to economically-weaker sections category

The court said the matter requires hearing at length and posted the matter for hearing on July 16.

published on : 1st July 2019

Haryana government withdraws EPBG quota for accommodating EWS reservations

The Parliament had passed the Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019, approving a 10 per cent reservation for economically backward sections in the general category.

published on : 6th June 2019

SRM founder sets aside 300 free seats for poor and deserving students from Perambalur

Students from the Perambalur Lok Sabha segment, who want to pursue Engineering, Arts and Science, Horticulture, Management, Health Sciences and Diploma in Engineering can apply.

published on : 31st May 2019

YSRC turns the tide in Godavari, wins 27 assembly, all PARL seats

The YSRC bagged 13 Assembly constituencies as against its tally of just five in the 2014 elections. 

published on : 24th May 2019

Delhi school asks 10 EWS students not to come back

The parents said an assistant to Sisodia, accepted their written complaint but they were unable to meet him personally.

published on : 29th March 2019

Centre announced economically weaker sections quota sans data on upper castes

The Union government recently announced 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections among the upper castes.

published on : 21st March 2019

10 per cent quota issue: SC to hear plea on referring case to constitution bench on March 28

Supreme Court said it is not in favour of passing an order at this stage to refer the 10 per cent quota case to a Constitution bench.

published on : 11th March 2019

Commission formed to formulate guidelines to identify EWS beneficiaries for 10 per cent quota

The ruling Left front, in its manifesto, had made it clear that it would intervene to help the economically weaker persons in the forward communities.

published on : 5th March 2019

APPSC to discuss quota in jobs for EWS today

According to officials, the new reservation rule will be implemented in the forthcoming APPSC recruitments. 

published on : 25th February 2019

AP Governor ESL Narasimhan gives assent, Kapu Reservation Bill becomes Act

Both the Bills became Acts with the Governor giving his assent to them.

published on : 21st February 2019

Economically Weaker Sections quota to add 2,388 seats at IITs, 620 at IIMs in 2019

In percentage terms, IITs will get about 9 per cent more seats, while IIMs will get nearly 12 per cent more. At IITs, the additional seats will be across B Tech, M Tech and PhD programmes.

published on : 18th February 2019

Haryana cabinet okays Economically Weaker Sections quota in govrnment jobs, education

A decision to this effect was taken in the meeting of Haryana cabinet, which met on Wednesday under the chairmanship of CM Manohar Lal Khattar.

published on : 14th February 2019
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