Reservations

SC strikes down 10.5 per cent reservation for Vanniyars in Tamil Nadu 

The order comes on a cluster of petitions challenging the High Court order that quashed a Tamil Nadu quota law providing 10.5% special reservation to the Vanniyar community

published on : 31st March 2022

BJP hatching conspiracy to end reservation: Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh addressing an election meeting stated that the BJP is hatching a conspiracy to end reservation, hence selling government organisations to the private sector.

published on : 28th February 2022

Ensure 27 per cent OBC reservation first: Odisha opposition

The Opposition BJP and Congress urged the state government to ensure 27 pc reservation for the OBCs first and then proceed with the election.

published on : 29th December 2021

BJP govt trying to make reservations ineffective, claims Mayawati

The BSP chief claimed that her party leaders from OBC and minority communities were entrusted with bringing in people from their community on the reserved seats.

published on : 30th November 2021

BJP to protest Odisha government 'apathy' towards OBCs

While the Centre has been providing 27 per cent reservation to OBCs in educational institutions, the BJD government is reluctant to extend similar benefits to OBC students of Odisha.

published on : 30th November 2021

JNTU issues clarification on admissions

JNTU admissions director Dr. Ch Venkata Ramana Reddy said that BC, SC and ST candidates who had qualified NET, SET, GATE, GPAT or other entrance tests in Open Category were allotted seats.

published on : 18th November 2021

Liquor licences quota: HC reserves its order

Advocate General B S Prasad informed the court that the Cabinet in its wisdom felt it desirable to allocate such percentage of reservation to Gouds, SCs and STs in allocation of liquor shops. 

published on : 13th November 2021

Telangana High Court seeks basis of reservations for liquor stores

Justice K Lakshman directed Special Government Pleader Radhiv Reddy to furnish written instruction in the case by Thursday

published on : 11th November 2021

Odisha: Reservation for ZP prez posts announced

The State government on Friday notified the final list of reservations for the Zilla Parishad (ZP) president posts ahead of the panchayat elections to be held around February next year.

published on : 6th November 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

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

BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik government of denying reservation to OBC

BJP alleged that the BJD government is not implementing the report under the plea that the Orissa High Court struck down the State government order as the quota limit is crossing the 50 pc ceiling.

published on : 13th August 2021