Reservation

Ensure passage of Women’s Reservation Bill, MPs urged

At a panel discussion held here on Saturday, copies of the NGOs’ resolution containing this demand were handed over to four MPs.  

published on : 22nd July 2019

No reservation for Economically Weaker Section students in AIIMS this year

Two new AIIMS were established in 2018 in Nagpur and Guntur with 50 seats each in temporary campus now increased to 100.

published on : 19th July 2019

West Bengal government issues notification for 10 per cent reservation in state jobs

People, who are not covered under reservation schemes for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes, will get 10 per cent reservation in direct recruitment in civil posts.

published on : 16th July 2019

EWS reservation: Delhi University Teachers' Association calls two-day strike

On Monday, admissions to Delhi University colleges will take place for the fourth cut-off list, which was announced on Saturday.

published on : 15th July 2019

Medical courses: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis says government to add general category seats

A system would be put in place to understand and solve the problems faced by students from the open category, the statement quoted Devendra Fadnavis as saying.

published on : 14th July 2019

4,800 MBBS seats reserved for economically weaker students: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

The Minister of Health and Family Welfare said there are now around 75,000 MBBS seats for students who qualify the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.

published on : 12th July 2019

Plea against HC order on Maratha reservation: SC seeks Fadnavis government's response

The Bombay High Court, in its June 27 order, had said the 50-per cent cap on total reservations imposed by the Supreme Court could be exceeded in exceptional circumstances.

published on : 12th July 2019

10 per cent quota for EWS would not affect other communities: NCBC

NCBC Chairman Bhagwan Lal Sahni and his team, who are on their maiden visit to the southern states, commended the Tamil Nadu government for providing 69 per cent reservation.

published on : 10th July 2019

Maratha reservation: SC to hear Friday plea challenging Bombay HC order

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices Deepak Gupta and Anriuddha Bose took note of the plea that the issue of Maratha quota needed an urgent hearing.

published on : 8th July 2019

Issues of most backward castes just election agenda not priority for political parties in India

While political parties have made tall promises to address the issues of the Most Backward Castes, Namita Bajpai discovers they have just been lip service.

published on : 7th July 2019

Supreme Court notice to Delhi government, ASI for preservation of 'Gumti of Shaikh Ali' tomb

The ancient edifice of the Lodi period (1451-1526) has been occupied by local residents’ welfare association’s since the 1960s and is out of bounds to the general public.

published on : 5th July 2019

Cutting across party lines, Rajya Sabha members support teachers' reservation bill

However, some members blamed the government for delay in bringing the Central Educational Institutions (reservation in teachers' cadre) Bill in Parliament.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Bengal announces 10 per cent EWS reservation, becomes fourth state to exceed SC's 50 per cent quota cap

The announcement on Tuesday came six months after the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre approved a similar proposal.

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

Refer teachers' reservation bill to Parliament panel, Opposition tells Modi government

Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers' Cadre) Bill 2019, which seek to replace an Ordinance issued in March, will help filling about 8,000 existing vacancies.

published on : 1st July 2019
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