Minority quota

BJP questions minority quota in Samajwadi Pension Scheme

The BJP Wednesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of flouting laid-down norms and provisions of the Indian Constitution in its blind bid to appease its minority vote bank.

Nov 05, 2014, 21:20 PM IST

Apply for modifying SC order for minority quota, government told

SC asked govt to move an application seeking a modification of its 2012 order refusing to stay an Andhra Pradesh HC verdict.

Feb 19, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

Khurshid hopeful of SC relief on minorities’ quota

Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday expressed hope that the Supreme Court would uphold the Centre`s decision to provide 4.5 per cent reservation in education and government jobs to backward classes among minorities.

Jun 23, 2013, 18:32 PM IST

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind seeks separate Muslim quota

Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind, Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday said that Muslims should be given a separate reservation by a law.

Jun 15, 2012, 00:15 AM IST

Minority quota: BJP welcomes SC refusal to stay AP HC order

BJP on Monday attacked the Congress-led government accusing it of playing "minorities appeasement" politics.

Jun 11, 2012, 21:16 PM IST

SC questions basis of 4.5% quota for minorities

The SC on Monday rapped the UPA government over the 4.5% reservation for minorities within the 27% OBC quota in the central educational institutions.

Jun 11, 2012, 13:58 PM IST

BJP slams govt for deciding to challenge HC order on sub-quota

The main opposition party said that the Government move would not be sustainable as per the Constitution.

May 29, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

Swamy condemns move to challenge HC order on minority quota

Subramanian Swamy condemned the government`s decision to challenge the order quashing the proposed 4.5 % reservation to minorities within OBC quota.

May 29, 2012, 18:12 PM IST

BJP welcomes Andhra HC decision on minority quota

BJP on Monday welcomed the Andhra Pradesh High Court`s decision to quash 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the OBC reservations.

May 28, 2012, 21:32 PM IST

Cong declines comment on Minority quota rejection

Congress declined immediate comment on the Andhra Pradesh HC order rejecting the Centre`s proposal to create an OBC sub-quota for minorities.

May 28, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

EC discusses Beni Prasad Verma issue

Initiating a probe into poll code violation by Beni Prasad Verma by his remarks on Muslim subquota, EC obtained the video footage of his speech.

Mar 17, 2012, 00:40 AM IST

Quota remarks: EC lets off Beni Prasad Verma

EC on Saturday let off off Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma with a warning in a model code of conduct violation case for his Muslim subquota remarks.

Mar 04, 2012, 00:08 AM IST

UP polls: Congress’ quota bet

The Congress has again woken up to the cause of Muslims in the season of polls.

Feb 24, 2012, 10:15 AM IST

UP polls: Congress’ quota bet

The Congress has again woken up to the cause of Muslims in the season of polls.

Feb 24, 2012, 10:15 AM IST

Quota row: Beni Prasad files reply to EC

Congress leader and Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Monday replied to the Election Commission notice for violating the model code of conduct.

Feb 20, 2012, 09:21 AM IST

Now, Beni Prasad jumps the EC line on quota

After Salman Khurshid, another senior Cong leader Beni Prasad Verma has fuelled the minority quota war by promising reservation for Muslims.

Feb 16, 2012, 11:37 AM IST

Khurshid should offer public apology: BJP

The EC may not be proceeding further against Salman Khurshid after his "regret" letter but BJP
feels he should tender a public apology.

Feb 14, 2012, 23:42 PM IST

Action against Salman Khurshid unlikely

Action against Union Minister Salman Khurshid as demanded by the Election Commission for his defiance on the sub-quota issue appears unlikely.

Feb 14, 2012, 00:39 AM IST

BJP slams Cong on minority reservation issue

Accusing Cong of playing up the minority card in UP, BJP demanded the sacking of Salman Khurshid for sticking to his stand on the issue.

Feb 11, 2012, 22:49 PM IST

BJP seeks ban on Khurshid`s campaign

BJP Saturday moved the Election
Commission seeking a ban on Law Minister Salman Khurshid`s remarks regarding sub-quota for minorities in UP.

Feb 11, 2012, 20:48 PM IST