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Congress will oppose scrapping of Muslim quota, land bill: Chavan

Newly-appointed Maharashtra Congress chief Ashok Chavan on Monday said his party will be a formidable opposition to the BJP-led state government and take to streets on the issues of scrapping of Muslim reservation and controversial Land ordinance.

Telangana constitutes panel for Muslim reservation

The Telangana government on Tuesday constituted a commission to study the socio-economic and educational status of Muslims in the state and recommend increase in the quantum of reservation for the community.

Seeking opinion of experts on Muslim quota issue: Fadnavis

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday said he was in the process of seeking opinion of constitutional experts on the issue of reservation for Muslims.

Shiv Sena welcomes police's permission denial to Owaisi's Pune meet

The Shiv Sena Wednesday welcomed Pune Police's decision to decline permission for a gathering to be addressed by All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (MIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Muslim reservation and charged that his speeches are a threat to religious tolerance.

Will oppose Muslim reservation by Telangana govt: Togadia

Senior VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Thursday said his organisation will oppose any move by the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led Telangana government in providing 12 per cent reservations to Muslims.

Manikrao Thakre bats for Muslim reservation

Supporting reservation for Muslims in jobs and education, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Manikrao Thakre on Tuesday said it should be done without affecting the existing reservation policy.

Mulayam Singh Yadav bats for Muslim reservation

In a bid to woo Muslims, Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday said if voted to power, his party would ensure amendments are made in the constitution for their reservation and said only SP could prevent BJP leader Narendra Modi from becoming the Prime Minister.

`Amend Constitution to provide Muslim reservation`

Centre should bring in a Constitution amendment Bill to provide reservation to Muslims in govt jobs, UP Minority Welfare Minister Azam Khan said.

Reservation important tool for welfare of Muslims: Owaisi

Provision of reservations in jobs and education is important for the welfare of Muslim community, Asaduddin Owaisi said on Tuesday.

Muslim reservation: Cong intention not pure, says Nitish

Nitish said if the Congress was at all interested in giving reservation to Muslims, it should bring an amendment to the Constitution on the issue.

`Minority sub-quota to double jobs for Muslims`

The Centre`s move to carve out 4.5% reservation for minorities would double the job opportunities for Muslim community, Union Law Minister said.

UP: Petition filed challenging minorities quota

A petition challenging the decision to carve out a 4.5 % sub-quota for
minorities was on Friday filed in the Allahabad High Court.

Cong, SP trying to entrap Muslims: BJP

BJP attacked Cong, BSP and SP on Muslim reservation issue saying these parties are
trying to "entrap" the Muslims.

Naqvi slams Cong on Muslim reservation issue

BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hit out at UPA government`s move to
provide 4.5 per cent reservation to Muslims within the 27 per
cent OBC quota.

Cong trying to divide Muslims on quota issue: Maya

UP CM Mayawati on Wednesday charged the Congress with hatching a conspiracy
to divide the Muslim community in the name of reservation.

Uma Bharti attacks Cong on Muslim reservation

Uma Bharti also criticised UP CM
Mayawati for proposing to increase the quota for Muslim community to 15 percent if voted back to power.

Muslim reservation: Rahul accuses Maya, Mulayam

Rahul asked Mulayam to openly state how much reservation
he would provide to Muslims but said the SP leader would not
do so.

Rahul attacks BSP, SP for being `anti-minorities`

Rahul Gandhi attacked BSP and SP for
their "changing" stance on the issue of Muslim reservation.

Polls in tow, Cabinet approves 4.5% minority quota

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved reservation for minorities under the Other Backward Castes category.

Govt set to announce Muslim reservation: Sources

In a bid to woo Muslims ahead of the Assembly elections in five states, the Union government is all set to announce reservation for the minorities.