BJD to push for Women's Reservation Bill during Parliament's Union Budget session

It will also raise the demand for the implementation of Swaminathan Committee recommendations and doubling of MSP for farmers along with funds for railway infrastructure development.

published on : 26th January 2021

Airbnb to block, cancel reservations in DC next week ahead of presidential inaugurations

Airbnb declined to say how many reservations were cancelled. But over Presidents' Day weekend, the site lists more than 300 rentals in the Washington, D.C. area.

published on : 13th January 2021

Ashok Chavan seeks bigger bench for Maratha quota, review of 50% cap

Besides capping overall reservations, the Supreme Court in Indira Sawhney vs Union of India also laid down that economic backwardness alone can not be a criterion for quota.

published on : 8th January 2021

Sack Maharashtra ministers Bhujbal and Wadettiwar: Maratha leaders

The BJP and organisations of Marathas have been accusing the Sena-led government of "not doing enough" for Marathas.

published on : 29th December 2020

Reservation in promotions: HC issues notice to Karnataka

Justice R Devdas issued the notice after hearing the petition filed by C K Justus, an assistant engineer, which sought the striking down of the Karnataka Public Employment

published on : 26th December 2020

Maharashtra government allows EWS reservation for Marathas

In another decision, the state Cabinet gave its nod to a project for the preservation and conservation of ancient temples in the state.

published on : 23rd December 2020

Possession of dead animal's skin not an offence under MAPA, says Bombay High Court

The Maharashtra Animal Preservation Act (MAPA), 1976 prohibits slaughter, purchase, sale, import, export and possession of beef.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Can Maratha job aspirants apply under EWS quota? HC asks Uddhav government

The court order was passed on December 18 and a copy of it was made available on Monday.

published on : 22nd December 2020

General category employment in government services open to all: Supreme Court

Justice Bhat, who wrote a separate concurring judgment, said, "The open category is not a 'quota', but is rather available to all women and men alike."

published on : 21st December 2020

Goa govt to explore if quota can be given to neo-Buddhists: CM

Sawant's remarks came after Union minister Ramdas Athawale demanded such law in the coastal state during their meeting here.

published on : 21st December 2020

Petition seeking caste-wise census dismissed

While moving towards a casteless society, such petitions cannot be entertained: HC

published on : 19th December 2020

SC-ST reservation to continue till discrimination remains in society: Sushil Kumar Modi

The BJP is not in favour of introducing the creamy layer provision for the SC and ST categories, Sushil Kumar Modi said.

published on : 6th December 2020

Why TN's special reservation for in-service government doctors is important

The issue of reservation for in-service doctors in postgraduate and super-speciality courses has seen a lot of legal battle.

published on : 2nd December 2020

It came as the 7.5th wonder for them

TN government decision to pay medical college fees for students admitted under the new quota has revived many dreams

published on : 30th November 2020

I even feigned indifference to the course earlier

The daughter of daily-wage labourers, Arifa had no other go but to forgo her dream. Reluctantly, she told her parents that she was not interested in joining the course. 

published on : 30th November 2020
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