EWS Quota

SC order will pave way for fixing shortage of doctors: Resident doctors

NEET-PG counselling based on existing EWS, OBC quota to resume

published on : 8th January 2022

NEET order on Friday as Modi government sticks to OBC, EWS stand

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and A S Bopanna observed that it has to pronounce an order taking into account national interest and NEET counselling has to begin in view of the same.

published on : 7th January 2022

NEET-PG admissions: SC agrees to hear Centre's urgent plea on Wednesday

A bench comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) N V Ramana and justices Surya Kant and Hima Kohli took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta.

published on : 4th January 2022

NEET-PG admissions: Centre seeks urgent hearing of EWS quota case in SC

Senior advocate Arvind Datar, appearing in court on behalf of the doctors who have challenged a government notification, said he has no objection if the matter is listed on Tuesday or Wednesday.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Former finance secretary in three-member panel to decide EWS criteria

The government has constituted a committee to revisit the criteria for determining the economically weaker sections (EWS) to provide them reservation.

published on : 1st December 2021

Amid opposition, Kerala begins socio-economic survey

Referring to the controversy brewing over economic reservation, Pinarayi alleged that some people are attempting to turn it into an emotional issue to divert attention from real facts.

published on : 21st November 2021

EWS quota: No change in present reservation system, says Kerala CM Vijayan

The CM said those who are trying to create division by flaring it up as an emotional issue were actually diverting attention from the real concerns.

published on : 20th November 2021

UPSC cut-off for EWS lower than for OBCs again

Last year, 78 candidates were selected under the 10 per cent quota earmarked for communities other than OBC/SC/ST.

published on : 29th September 2021

Supreme Court​ to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions

In addition to the Centre's appeal, the top court would also hear pleas filed by Neil Aurelio Nunes and Yash Tekwani pertaining to the notification.

published on : 19th September 2021

10 per cent quota for EWS won't affect existing system: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

On his visit to the metro, Athawale justified the Centre's 10 percent quota for EWS and hinted that this would not affect those already enjoying the reservation.

published on : 12th September 2021

EWS quota: TN’s long history of resistance to income-based reservation

Political leaders believe reserving jobs, college seats in this manner would weaken caste-based quota, besides upper castes constitute only 4% of TN population

published on : 1st September 2021

No quota for poor in medical admissions sans SC nod, says Madras HC

Turns down DMK’s plea for 50% OBC quota, says uniform reservation must across states

published on : 26th August 2021

EWS quota: Telangana sets Rs 8 lakh annual income limit for beneficiaries 

Income shall also include income from all sources like salary, agriculture, business and profession during the financial year prior to the year of application.

published on : 25th August 2021

Online registration for EWS quota for admission in Class II starts

As per the rules, private recognised unaided schools which were allotted plots by the government need to admit children from EWS category in the neighbourhood to the extent of 20 per cent.

published on : 7th August 2021

OBC, EWS reservation in medical courses aimed at making egalitarian society: BJP

BJP leader and Union Minister Bhupender Yadav said the party congratulates Prime Minister Modi for taking this historic step.

published on : 31st July 2021
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