Haryana BJP MP threatens to quit if Jats given quota

 Taking a stand contrary to his party, BJP MP from Haryana Raj Kumar Saini on Sunday threatened to resign from parliament if the Jat community was given reservation by the government.

33 percent quota for women in Delhi, union territory polices

 The union cabinet on Friday gave its approval for 33 percent reservation to women in direct recruitment to posts ranging from constables to sub-inspector in all union territories including Delhi in a move aimed at making police more gender-sensitive.

Telangana govt forms panel to provide quota for Muslims

The Telangana government has constituted a Commission of Inquiry to prepare a comprehensive report on social, educational and economic status of Muslims in the state and give its recommendation on providing reservation to needy members of the community.

Congress seeks education quota for Muslims to be reinstated

Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil on Thursday met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis seeking reinstatement of quota in education for Muslims, announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government.

Courts can't ask states to provide quota in promotions: SC

 The Constitution enables governments to provide for reservation of SC/ST category employees even in promotions but courts cannot direct them to make such a provision, the Supreme Court has ruled.

Quota for persons with disabilities; SC seeks DoPT's response

The Supreme Court has sought the Centre's response on an NGO's plea seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for not complying with an earlier order of three per cent quota in jobs to persons with disabilities.

Will grant 3% quota to persons with disabilities: Bihar to SC

In some good news to persons with disabilities, the Bihar government on Friday told the Supreme Court that it will provide three per cent quota to such applicants in the appointment of 3,364 assistant professors in universities in the state.

Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC
Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC

The Bombay High Court on Friday cancelled the previous Congress-NCP government's decision of giving 16 percent reservation for Marathas in jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra.

3% quota must for disabled in all govt jobs including IAS: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday held that three percent reservation for differently-abled persons be given in all category of government jobs including in appointments and promotions to IAS while pulling up the Centre for "frustrating" the very purpose of empowering legislation by opposing it.

Naidu advocates for implementation of 3 percent job quota for disabled

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu has taken up with his two ministerial colleagues the issue of implementation of three per cent reservation in government jobs for persons with disabilities.

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

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

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

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.

Students meet Harsh Vardhan to demand special quota in Delhi University

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

Congress` additional manifesto promises quota for OBC Muslims

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.

Swamy criticises Congress promise to provide quota for OBC Muslims

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday described as unconstitutional the Congress party move to create a quota for Muslims hailing from other backward classes (OBC).

No question of quota in private sector: Congress

The Congress Thursday clarified party vice president Rahul Gandhi`s statement on job reservation in the private sector, saying the party only wants the sector to provide jobs to 10 crore unemployed people.

Centre moves SC on quota for minorities issue

The Centre has moved the Supreme Court seeking interim order for implementation of 4.5 per cent sub-quota for backward classes belonging to minorities in central educational institutions which was quashed by the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

Congress snub to Dwivedi for suggestion on quota

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Wednesday got a snub from the party with Sonia Gandhi rejecting his suggestion for ending quota based on caste.

Dwivedi faces flak from BSP, SP for quota remark, Congress distances

Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi`s suggestion for ending quota based on caste and linking it with economic criteria was on Wednesday condemned by SP and BSP as anti-social justice while BJP and SAD questioned its timing just before Lok Sabha polls.