Bill to extend ambit of SC/ST quota cleared

BSP MP SC Mishra talked about reservation in judiciary and sought to know when the Centre plans to have All Indian Judiciary Services on the lines of the civil service.

published on : 13th December 2019

Centre ends quota for Anglo-Indians

Citing declining numbers, govt says community won’t have reserved seats in the Lok Sabha and state Assemblies

published on : 13th December 2019

No proposal for reservation in private sector jobs: Minister Kataria

Private sector representatives are of the view that reservation is not a solution but are willing to partner with the government to expand recruitment from the marginalised sections.

published on : 10th December 2019

Lok Sabha passes bill to extend SC/ST quota in legislatures for another 10 years

The reservation for SCs, STs and Anglo-Indians given for the past 70 years in Lok Sabha and state assemblies was due to end on January 25, 2020.

published on : 10th December 2019

Madhya Pradesh government proposes 5 per cent quota for sportspersons in jobs

Sportspersons who excel at national competitions would get an encouragement prize of Rs 1 lakh instead of Rs 5,000.

published on : 4th December 2019

SC/ST creamy layer exclusion from quota: Centre seeks review, says refer matter to 7-judge bench

A 5-judge Constitution bench in 2018 held that the well-off members of the SC & ST communities cannot be granted the benefits of reservation.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Take a bow! Deepika Kumari secures Olympic quota with gold

Indian archery has been in the muddle for some time now with the Archery Association of India (AAI), the national go­verning body, in the doldrums.

published on : 29th November 2019

AIIMS quota for disabled too little, says PIL

AIIMS provided only one postgraduate seat from the 435 advertised in 2018-19 to persons with disabilities, when it was legally bound to reserve five per cent of the seats.

published on : 20th November 2019

SC to hear pleas challenging Maratha quota from January 22 2020

Bombay HC had held that 16 per cent reservation was not justifiable and ruled that quota should not exceed 12 per cent in employment and 13 per cent in admissions.

published on : 19th November 2019

One-room house to Olympic quota

Chinki, who took up shooting because her electrician father worked at Bhopal range, secures India’s 11th Tokyo berth at Asian Championships

published on : 9th November 2019

Defence Ministry's quota proposal for arms unit apprentices rejected

The Apprentices Act, 1961 governs and regulates training and matters pertaining to apprentices in government establishments.

published on : 5th November 2019

Thousands become 'Tribals' in UP to usurp ST job quota

Sources said that role of IAS officers, who held the post of District Magistrates in these districts will also be probed.

published on : 23rd October 2019

India expresses disappointment over lack of support for IMF quota increase

The quotas are distributed according to a four pronged formula that considers a member country's GDP, its economic openness, its 'economic variability' and international reserves.

published on : 20th October 2019

Congress promises 33 per cent quota for women in government jobs in Haryana poll manifesto

Apart from promising loan waivers for farmers, the party has also said that it will give an annual scholarship to students belonging to Scheduled Castes and extremely backward classes.

published on : 11th October 2019

Info on NRI medical seats under management quota sought

Why don’t we bring a rule that only those who study in government schools will be admitted to government medical colleges?

published on : 28th September 2019
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