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Quota for disabled; HC asks Centre to modify OM on vacancies

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 20:38

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to modify its 2013 office memorandum after considering the representation of NGO National Federation of Blind on computation of seats to be reserved for disabled persons in four category posts in government departments.

Below 1% quota for visually impaired; Centre told to respond

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:58

The Delhi HC issued notices to Centre on a PIL seeking quashing of an examination notice of UPSC for the upcoming Civil Services Examination on the ground of non-compliance of one per cent quota for visually impaired applicants.

Decision on quota taken after examining legalities: NCP

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 21:25

NCP today said the decision to provide reservation to Muslims and Marathas has been taken by Maharashtra government after examining all legal aspects and expressed confidence that it would stand in the courts.

Maharashtra Muslim quota plan against Constitution: BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:11

BJP on Tuesday hit out at Maharashtra government over its proposal to extend reservation in jobs and education to Muslims.

Demand for Muslim quota not new: Azad

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:18

Congress today said the demand of reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra was not unprecedented as quota for the community was already in place in four southern states of the country.

BJP slams Maharashtra govt proposal on Muslim quota

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 11:23

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed the proposed move of the Maharashtra government to reserve 4.5 percent seats in educational institutions and government jobs for Muslims.

JD(U) demands sub-quota for SCs/STs, OBCs in women`s bill

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 16:27

JD(U) on Saturday joined BJP ally Apna Dal in demanding a sub quota for SCs/STs and OBCs in the proposed 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and Assemblies as the issue is back in focus with NDA government pledging to ensure passage of the women reservation bill.

Maharashtra govt to take call on Maratha quota next week

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 22:57

With an eye on upcoming Assembly elections after the drubbing in Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra`s Congress-NCP government will take a decision next week on the Rane committee`s recommendation for 20 per cent quota for Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions.

Decision on Maratha quota after June 20: Rane

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 17:29

The Congress-NCP alliance government in Maharashtra is likely to announce its decision on the proposal of a cabinet sub-committee for 20 per cent reservation for Marathas in government jobs and educational institutions, after June 20.

Students meet Harsh Vardhan to demand special quota in Delhi University

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:22

Students from Delhi on Tuesday met the Union Minister of Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to demand a state wise quota in Delhi University (DU).

Muslim leaders pooh-pooh Congress quota promise

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 23:47

Muslim leaders in the country are unconvinced with the Congress promise to the community about giving reservation to its backward sections, and feel the offer has come too late in the day.

Congress` additional manifesto promises quota for OBC Muslims

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 13:40

he Congress, which is on a downslide, has gone back to its old tactics to woo the minority community. In the middle of the ongoing General Elections the grand old party has released an additional manifesto promising quota for Muslims hailing from other backward classes (OBC), a newspaper report said on Friday.