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Minority sub-quota: SC blow to Centre

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 08:55

In a blow to the Centre, the SC refused to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities.

Andhra HC strikes down minority sub-quota

Last Updated: Monday, May 28, 2012, 16:22

The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday rejected the Centre’s move to create a sub-quota for minorities on religion basis.

SC refuses to hear plea against minorities quota

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012, 19:42

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea challenging Centre`s decision to carve out a 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities from within the existing 27 percent reservation for OBCs in educational institutions.

EC completes hearing on Khurshid`s minority issue

Last Updated: Friday, February 03, 2012, 22:07

The EC completed its hearing in connection with notice served on Salman Khurshid over his promise of increasing sub-quota for backward minorities.

JD(U) slams Khurshid`s stand on quota issue

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 23:44

JD(U) slammed Salman Khurshid for his remarks against the controversy surrounding his statement on granting 9 per cent quota for minorities in UP.

EC putting on hold sub-quota not a setback: PC

Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 22:11

Home Minister P Chidambaram said the notification will remain operative for appointments and admissions made this year.

No comment by Cong on EC’s order on reservation

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 23:26

Congress declined to comment on the EC putting on hold the govt decision to provide reservation to backward minorities.

No violation of code of conduct, says Khurshid

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 18:52

Unfazed by the notice sent by the EC, Law Minister Salman Khurshid maintained that he had not violated the model code of conduct.

BJP is spreading communal poison: Congress

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 16:46

Hitting back at BJP for their ‘second partition’ comment the Cong said that it was the BJP who were injecting the ‘poison of communalism`.

Ban Congress over minorities quota: VHP to EC

Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 21:39

Targeting Congress over the issue of sub-quota for minorities, the VHP on Thursday said the ruling party took the action for political benefit.

`Govt considering giving minorities quota within OBC quota`

Last Updated: Saturday, January 08, 2011, 00:30

Government is considering allocation of quota to minorities within the existing 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in central services, Minority Affairs minister Salman Khurshid said on Thursday.