Maharashtra cabinet approves promulgation of ordinance on Maratha quota

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court had disallowed to grant 16 per cent reservation to Maratha community for admissions to post-graduate medical courses.

published on : 17th May 2019

There cannot be any reservation in qualifying examinations, says Supreme Court

A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna said that reservation of any class comes into play only during admissions.

published on : 13th May 2019

3,799 Karnataka government employees to benefit as SC, ST quota in promotion gets okayed

The Act, passed during Siddaramaiah’s tenure as CM, sought to protect the promotions given to SC and ST employees on the basis of reservation as a matter of ‘one-time catch-up’ policy.

published on : 11th May 2019

'Reservation not at odds with meritocracy': Supreme Court upholds Karnataka law on SC/ST promotion

The petitioners claimed that providing reservations would affect the efficiency of administration, was at odds with the principle of meritocracy and would create a creamy layer.

published on : 10th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: In Haryana, Jat hegemony brings out caste faultlines

Sonipat, a bastion of Dahiya Jats, will see three Jats in the fray — Congress’ Bhupendra Singh Hooda, Digvijay Singh Chautala of Jananayak Janata Party and INLD’s Surendra Chhikra.

published on : 10th May 2019

SC to hear petitions on reservations in promotion for SC/STs

Batch of petitions pertaining to reservation in promotion to the Scheduled Caste and Schedued Tribe employees of the state government is likely to be heard in the Supreme Court on Friday.

published on : 10th May 2019

Tejashwi Yadav claims Modi will end reservation for OBCs

Tejashwi Yadav said that the Centre will end the reservation for Koeri, Kurmi, Ahir, Danhi, Kushwaha and Patel communities.

published on : 9th May 2019

No power on earth can abolish reservation: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

I introduced reservation in panchayat polls while Narendra Modi government gave the benefit of 10 per cent of reservation to the weaker sections among general category, Kumar said.

published on : 28th April 2019

PM Modi misguiding country on reservation issue: Mayawati

Mayawati accused that as like the Congress, in the BJP rule also reservation to SC/ST/OBC has been made completely inactive and ineffective.

published on : 24th April 2019

Squat and sit on the floor for better hip flexibility

Over 350 surgeons from different parts of the country participated in the workshop to learn these techniques focused on preservation of Hip joint.

published on : 17th April 2019

33 per cent reservation, creche for kids: BJP manifesto puts women in focus 

The BJP manifesto released on Monday promised 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and state assemblies through a Constitutional amendment.

published on : 9th April 2019

SC refuses to hear plea against five per cent quota to Gujjars, others in Rajasthan

The Bill passed by the newly formed Congress government in the state provides 5 per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutes to the Gujjars and four other communities.

published on : 5th April 2019

BJP's Shaina NC wants parties to field more women in elections

Of the 48 Lok Sabha seats in Maharashtra, only 13 women fielded by prominent parties are in the fray. In a statement issued here

published on : 4th April 2019

Karnataka cabinet to take up 10 per cent quota issue after Lok Sabha polls: Official

Karnataka chief Secretary T M Vijay Bhaskar said that once the elections are over, it will be presented before the cabinet.

published on : 2nd April 2019

SC to hear on Apr 8 pleas challenging Centre's 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker sections

The apex court had earlier refused to stay the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category.

published on : 28th March 2019
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