Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pitches for caste census, OBC reservation to Centre

The State Cabinet on January 11, 2020 had given its nod to estimation of the number of SEBCs after the proposal for caste-based census was rejected by the Centre.

published on : 27th September 2021

'It's a matter of right, not charity': CJI Ramana asks women lawyers to demand 50% reservation in judiciary

He said that out of 1.7 million advocates in the country only 15 per cent are women and only two per cent elected representatives in the state bar councils are women.

published on : 26th September 2021

SC sets aside Madras HC observation on EWS reservation in All India Quota for medical admissions

Senior advocate Shyam Divan, assisted by advocate Vivek Singh pressed for some interim relief for not implementing the quota for this academic year.

published on : 24th September 2021

Panchamasali demand for reservation rocks Karnataka Assembly

The demand for inclusion of the Panchamasali Lingayat community under the 2A category in the state reservation quota echoed in the Assembly on Thursday.

published on : 24th September 2021

TN to cover all education costs for 7.5% quota students

The chief minister made this announcement during an event at Anna University to distribute admission letters to 50 candidates who were admitted to various programmes under the special quota.

published on : 21st September 2021

Madras HC adjourns hearing on 7.5% quota for govt students

He noted that the reservation for government school students has already been implemented and about 300 students were admitted under the quota last year.

published on : 17th September 2021

BJP stages protest against Maharashstra government over OBC quota issue in Aurangabad

BJP workers shouted slogans at Amarpreet Chowk, following which they were detained by the police and taken to Kranti Chowk police station, an official said.

published on : 15th September 2021

Centre, states urge Supreme Court to hear reservation in promotion petitions

The top court noted that in its earlier order, the state governments were directed to finalise the issues which are peculiar to them so that court can proceed in the matter.

published on : 14th 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

BJP failed to pass Women's Reservation Bill, didn't keep 2014 poll promise: Trinamool Congress

Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien also posted a video on Twitter of his recent speech in Rajya Sabha over the issue.

published on : 12th September 2021

Odisha Assembly passes resolution on caste census

The House will now send the resolution to the Odisha State Commission for Backward Classes for onward transmission to the Centre.

published on : 10th September 2021

YSRC government not treating education as a commercial entity like you: Andhra Minister to TDP

Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Andhra Education Minister Audimulapu Suresh said the state government will also pay full fee reimbursement to the students in private colleges.

published on : 9th September 2021

Maharashtra: Congress, Shiv Sena not on same page over reservation to migrants ahead of BMC elections

Congress bats for reservations for migrants while Shiv Sena stays firm on its son of the soil agenda.

published on : 5th September 2021

Patidars cannot be included in OBC category but can have separate quota: Ramdas Athawale

In 2015, Gujarat was rocked by widespread protests by the Patidar community which has been demanding quota in government jobs and education.

published on : 4th September 2021

Disability group flays admission rules in Nursing course

However, according to the group, the INC did not respond to the letter and hence it had again written to the Union ministry.

published on : 3rd September 2021
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