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Narendra Modi, BJP incited anti-reservation protests in Gujarat: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:57

Dismissing Narendra Modi`s use of his caste card as a mere poll "gimmick", Gujarat Congress on Friday accused him, BJP and RSS of orchestrating protests against reservation for backward castes in the state.

Apply for modifying SC order for minority quota, government told

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 22:26

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

UP govt`s response sought on plea to end OBC reservation

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 21:19

The Allahabad High Court has sought a reply from the UP government on a petition seeking discontinuation of reservation for OBCs in government services.

HC exempts 4 DU colleges from OBC reservation

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 15:09

Four Delhi University colleges were exempted by the Delhi High Court on Monday from reserving 27 percent of their seats for OBCs students.

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.

IITs not to implement minority subquota for now

Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012, 21:03

IITs have decided to abide by the ruling, "ignoring" the quota provision till further legal developments.

SC defers hearing on OBC quota to July 4

Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2011, 11:55

The Supreme Court, Friday, deferred hearing a petition on the criteria for admitting OBC candidates in central universities.

Jats threaten to seal Delhi borders Oct 3

Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 20:55

Leaders of Haryana`s Jat community Thursday threatened to block Delhi`s borders Oct 3 when the Commonwealth Games open if it was not promised jobs quotas by then.

Haryana Jats suspend reservation agitation

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 14, 2010, 21:27

Members of the Jat community in Haryana Tuesday suspended their agitation over reservation in government jobs and educational institutions that led to large-scale violence in the state.

Reserve seats for SC, ST, minorities in Delhi schools: Committee

Last Updated: Saturday, March 27, 2010, 00:28

A Delhi Assembly committee recommended reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes, STs, OBCs and minorities in private schools & other technical institutions which were given land by the govt free of cost or at nominal rates.

MPs bat for reservation to OBCs in judiciary

Last Updated: Sunday, August 02, 2009, 21:37

Lawmakers cutting across party lines on Sunday batted for reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in judiciary and sought a parliamentary committee of MPs from the weaker section.