EWS Quota

Supreme Court dismisses pleas seeking review of its verdict upholding 10% quota for EWS

On November 7, 2022, a five-judge bench of the SC had upheld the amendment by a 3:2 majority.

published on : 16th May 2023

INTERVIEW| Congress will increase reservation to 75 per cent: Siddaramaiah

The 17 per cent proposed internal reservation has been divided -- 6 per cent for SC-Left, 5.5 per cent for SC-Right, 4.5 per cent for Touchables and 1 per cent for others.

published on : 23rd April 2023

EWS quota in admissions not applicable to Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi HC told

The university's standing counsel submitted that an order was passed by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions in 2011, declaring Jamia a minority educational institution.

published on : 18th April 2023

Will restore scrapped 4% quota for Muslims in Karnataka when we come to power: Congress

President of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee D K Shivakumar said: "We will scrap all this" and added that there is no basis to remove Muslims from the OBC list.

published on : 26th March 2023

Electoral politics vs affirmative action: Quota test for BJP ahead of 2024 polls

BJP has since 2014 shed any inhibitions of playing on the caste pitch, displaying visible alacrity challenging Mandal parties in the heartland states.

published on : 13th December 2022

No 10 per cent EWS quota in TN; parties to ask SC to review ruling 

The meeting rejected the 103rd Constitutional Amendment providing for 10% EWS quota, saying it created caste-based discrimination among the poor.  

published on : 13th November 2022