quota bill

Kalyan Singh opposes quota bill, asks Centre to withdraw it

Raising his voice against quota in promotions, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Sunday said the decision is against the spirit of Constitution.

Dec 23, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Mayawati for separate bill for promotion quota to backwards

Seeking to project the image that her party`s base was not limited to Scheduled Castes, Mayawati has said that she is willing to support a separate bill to provide reservation in promotion to backwards in government jobs.

Dec 23, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

Murli Manohar Joshi faces ire of anti-qouta protester

BJP which voted for quota bill in Rajya Sabha, faced anti-reservation ire as a youth climbed over dais and raised anti-party slogans during function attended by its senior leader Murli Manohar Joshi.

Dec 22, 2012, 18:49 PM IST

BJP asks SP how could it demand Muslim quota in govt jobs

BJP asked Samajwadi Party how it could demand reservation for Muslims in government jobs while opposing quota for SC/ST promotion.

Dec 22, 2012, 01:02 AM IST

We have people`s support against Quota Bill: Mulayam

After his party MPs blocked the passage of the quota bill in LS, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed that SP enjoyed people`s support against the move to provide reservation to SCs/STs in government job promotions.

Dec 21, 2012, 22:34 PM IST

UP govt employees call off strike

The striking employees of UP govt on Thursday called off their stir as the Winter Session of the Parliament came to an end.

Dec 21, 2012, 00:21 AM IST

Quota bill: Mayawati slams govt for blocking it

BSP supremo Mayawati Thursday slammed the government for not getting the bill providing for quota in promotion to SCs/STs cleared in Lok Sabha, saying since beginning she had doubts over the Centre`s sincerity on the issue.

Dec 20, 2012, 22:05 PM IST

BSP, government get into war of words on quota bill

A war of words broke out on between Mayawati and govt as the bill for job promotion quota could not be passed in Lok Sabha during the Winter Session.

Dec 20, 2012, 13:23 PM IST

SP`s opposition to quota bill comes to BJP`s rescue

Samajwadi Party`s strong and "violent" opposition to the bill providing quota in promotion for SC/ST may come to the rescue of the BJP in Lok Sabha.

Dec 19, 2012, 23:05 PM IST

Cong downplays LS episode, says talks with Mulayam to continue

Congress downplayed the tiff with Samajwadi Party in Lok Sabha over the quota in promotion bill.

Dec 19, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

Bill copy snatching incident: Charges, counter-charges follow

Charges & counter-charges flew thick and fast after controversy in LS in which a SP member snatched copy of quota in promotion bill from Narayansamy.

Dec 19, 2012, 22:36 PM IST

Quota bill will be taken up in LS on Thursday: Nath

The government said the bill for providing quota in government job promotion will be taken up in the House on Thursday.

Dec 19, 2012, 18:32 PM IST

Samajwadi Party MP snatches SC/ST Quota Bill from Narayanasamy

The face-off between the govt and the Samajwadi Party over the quota bill reached a flashpoint on Wednesday when a SP member snatched a copy of the bill from the hands of MoS V Narayanasamy and tore it to register his protest.

Dec 19, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

LS adjourned twice after uproar over Quota Bill

Lok Sabha witnessed repeated uproar before the quota in promotion bill was to be taken up for consideration, with the Samajwadi Party members storming the Well in protest against the measure.

Dec 19, 2012, 09:05 AM IST

UP: Govt employees continue stir against quota bill

Government employees in Uttar Pradesh continued their agitation against quota for SC/STs in promotions for the sixth day Tuesday.

Dec 18, 2012, 13:54 PM IST

Govt steers clear of SP`s demand on proportionate reservation for Muslims

The government steered clear of SP`s demand for proportionate reservation to Muslims but expressed the hope that its decision to provide 4.5 per cent quota to minorities will see the light of the day.

Dec 17, 2012, 23:47 PM IST

Protests against quota in promotions continues in UP

Employees and officials of various departments of UP govt continued their strike to protest against the bill for reservation for SC/ST in promotion.

Dec 17, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

Repeated adjournments in LS over quota in promotions

Lok Sabha on Monday witnessed repeated disruptions as SP members vociferously raised the issue of reservation in promotions in state jobs.

Dec 17, 2012, 12:52 PM IST

Rajya Sabha passes promotion quota bill

The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the constitution amendment bill to provide reservations in promotions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs).

Dec 17, 2012, 08:43 AM IST

Mulayam Singh Yadav threatens to review support if quota bill is passed

Terming the proposed legislation on SC/ST quota in promotion as anti-national, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav said his party would review its stand on supporting the UPA government from outside, if the Bill is passed.

Dec 15, 2012, 17:04 PM IST