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Odisha: Enrolment under EWS quota to begin on Feb 13

The second round admission of students to private schools under EWS quota will take place between April 29 and May 6.

published on : 1st February 2023
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Sub-Mandal & kamandal is Modi formula for 2024

The commission was formed because government data revealed that over 90% of the OBC quota benefits were cornered by about a dozen dominant castes such as Yadavs, Jats, Kurmis, Vokkaligas etc. 

published on : 27th January 2023
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Karnataka: Will go to voters if Panchamsali quota demand not met: Seer

The Swamiji, who is leading a protest over the reservation issue for the past several months, has warned the government not to take the community’s support for granted.

published on : 27th January 2023
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Clerics in UP welcome Centre's decision to do away with discretionary Haj quota 

Welcoming the Centre's move, prominent Muslim cleric of Lucknow and Eidgah Imam Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi Mahali termed the decision "positive".

published on : 18th January 2023
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Telangana HC junks GO nixing sports quota med seats

Told reservation scrapped without modifying Statutory Rules, bench sets aside part of GO No. 2

published on : 5th January 2023
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INTERVIEW | BJP is playing with fire on quota issue: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh chief minister accuses BJP of stalling reservation for weaker sections by using Raj Bhavan that has withheld assent to two bills.

published on : 3rd January 2023
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Law of the land: Five major verdicts by Supreme Court in 2022

The Supreme Court suspended criminal trials and court proceedings under Section 124A of Indian Penal Code while allowing the Union of India to reconsider the law.

published on : 31st December 2022
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‘EWS quota to go up to 10 per cent in national law varsities’

The V-C said the CLAT results will not affect the performance of students in board exams as scoring minimum eligibility in boards is equally important for admission.

published on : 24th December 2022
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SC directs Centre, IITs to follow reservation policy in recruitment of faculty

The Act provides for quotas in teaching positions in central institutions for persons from Scheduled Castes/Tribes, socially and educationally backward classes, and economically weaker sections.

published on : 19th December 2022
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Chhattisgarh quota bills: Admissions on halt as Governor yet to give assent

The Professional Examination Board has put on hold to declare the dates of various recruitment processes. 

published on : 18th December 2022
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Give two MBBS seats to backward tribe girls under ST quota: Madras HC tells Puducherry

The petitioners had said that they had scored eligible marks in NEET but were not given admission for MBBS seats under any quota.

published on : 18th December 2022
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Veerashaiva Mahasabha to root for EWS quota

The All-India Veerashaiva Mahasabha that will be held for three days from December 24 is expected to discuss this issue.

published on : 14th December 2022
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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
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‘Unconvinced’ Chhattisgarh Governor withholds nod to quota bill

The governor in November had urged CM Bhupesh Baghel to convene a special session of the Assembly to pass the amendment bill for tribal reservation or seek a resolution through an ordinance.

published on : 12th December 2022
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EAGLE act 2022: US to eliminate per country quota for green cards; Indian-Americans to benefit

These changes would take effect over a nine-year transition period to ensure that no countries are excluded from receiving visas while the per-country caps are phased out.

published on : 8th December 2022
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Five days after Chhattisgarh tribal quota bill was passed, Governor yet to give assent

Five state cabinet ministers handed over the bill to the governor the same day following which she assured them to take a decision after the Raj Bhawan secures the opinion of the legal experts.

published on : 8th December 2022
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DMK files review plea on EWS ruling, claims it violates equality

The quota was introduced by way of the 103rd Constitutional Amendment. A five-judge SC bench had upheld the amendment by a 3:2 majority.

published on : 6th December 2022
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How can forward castes be called 'weaker sections': DMK approaches SC seeking review of EWS verdict

The word “economically” cannot be disjunctively read in isolation without “weaker sections” to exclude reservations for SC//ST/OBCs who are constitutionally recognised as weaker sections, it said.

published on : 5th December 2022
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Congress set to gain from tribal quota bill in Bhanupratapur bypolls

The state Assembly passed an amendment bill taking the quota in the state to a 76% with the tribal reservation being raised to 32%.

published on : 4th December 2022
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Chhattisgarh House OKs bill to raise tribal quota to 32%

The amendment bill raised the ST quota to 32% and ST to 13% and that for OBCs to 27%.

published on : 3rd December 2022
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