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Extra Curricular Activity and sports admissions in Delhi University likely from November 7

A tentative list for the sports category will come up after which a three-day grievance redressal session will be held before the final merit list is released.

published on : 22nd October 2021

SC asks Centre about exercise undertaken to justify quota in promotions for SCs/STs

The court asked the government to not argue on principles but to show it data that justify quotas in promotions on grounds such as inadequate representation in particular cadres.

published on : 5th October 2021

NEET row: J&K L-G to seek deferment of all-India medical quota

Medical students in J&K have been up in arms against the move to pool MBBS and PG seats of J&K in AIQ.

published on : 4th October 2021

UPSC cut-off for EWS lower than for OBCs again

Last year, 78 candidates were selected under the 10 per cent quota earmarked for communities other than OBC/SC/ST.

published on : 29th September 2021

Backward Classes panel collecting empirical data on Panchamasali quota demand: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai

Panchamasalis, a sub-sect of the dominant Veerashaiva-Lingayat community, wants to be included in category 2A (15 per cent) of OBC reservation matrix.

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

Maharashtra Cabinet gives nod for making changes in draft of ordinance for OBC quota in local body polls

The Cabinet decided to implement the multi-panel method in the civic bodies, such as municipal corporations and municipal councils.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Supreme Court​ to hear Centre's plea against Madras HC observation on EWS quota in medical admissions

In addition to the Centre's appeal, the top court would also hear pleas filed by Neil Aurelio Nunes and Yash Tekwani pertaining to the notification.

published on : 19th September 2021

Madhya Pradesh High Court seeks state government's reply over OBC quota order

A Delhi-based organisation named 'Youth For Equality' has filed a petition challenging the state General Administration Department order issued on September 2.

published on : 17th September 2021

Maharashtra government's ordinance on OBC quota in local body bypolls should pass legal test: BJP

Speaking to reporters in Pune, Chandrakant Patil said the government should make the ordinance legally sound so that it does not get struck down by court.

published on : 16th 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

DMK aims to tilt political equations in north Tamil Nadu in its favour

Since the Vanniyar Sangam protest and subsequent formation of PMK in the late 1980s, the political equations begun to change for the DMK.

published on : 5th September 2021

Memorial for 21 killed in 1987 Vanniyar quota stir

Soon after Stalin’s announcement, Cong asks PMK to join DMK-led alliance, tells it to remember who ‘stood by Vanniyars’ in the past

published on : 3rd September 2021

Odisha Cabinet paves way for 27 percent OBC quota

Approves changes in laws regulating elections to rural and urban local bodies 

published on : 2nd September 2021
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