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Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: BJP slams Aparna Yadav for anti-quota remarks

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: BJP slams Aparna Yadav for anti-quota remarks

 BJP on Tuesday attacked ruling Samajwadi Party over statement of its candidate and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav for her reported remarks against "caste-based reservation" system.

Haryana on alert: Jat quota agitation begins in 19 districts, prohibitory orders in place

Haryana on alert: Jat quota agitation begins in 19 districts, prohibitory orders in place

The paramilitary forces are out in sensitive areas while heavy police force too has been deployed to maintain strict vigil.

Quotas can make women more competitive in career: Union Minister Anupriya Patel

Union Minister Anupriya Patel on Friday favoured establishing quotas for women to help them compete in mixed-gender environments and advance in leadership roles.

Muslims take out march in Bihar's Aurangabad, seek reservation in jobs, education

A large number of Muslims today took out a procession here to demand reservation for the community in Government jobs, education and other sectors.

Quota for disabled: Supreme Court raps states, UTs for not filing report

Quota for disabled: Supreme Court raps states, UTs for not filing report

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up some states and Union territories (UTs) for not filing the status report with regard to implementation of its verdict and the legal scheme to grant of reservation to differently abled people and asked them to furnish the same within two weeks.

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.

Gujarat High Court rejects quota for higher castes in the state

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the government's decision to provide for 10 per cent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

The government on Monday asserted that it was unequivocally committed to upholding the principles as laid down in the Constitution by the founding fathers, including BR Ambedkar, and said it had no problems if the private sector also gives reservation.

Jitan Ram Manjhi says will not take quota benefit in elections

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will avail of reservation benefits in the next general and assembly elections.

BJP Mahila Morcha seeks 33% quota for women in 2017 Goa polls

Elections for Goa Legislative Assembly are due to be held in March 2017.

Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

The Haryana government on Thursday invited leaders belonging to Jat community for talks on quota demand on Friday afternoon. Till then, Jats will not resume their agitation.

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

 Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Monday ended his indefinite fast, he had begun on Friday to demand quota for the community, after “assurances” from the Andhra Pradesh government, including allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to Kapu welfare corporation.

Reservation is not being scrapped: What PM Narendra Modi said – in five points

Reservation is not being scrapped: What PM Narendra Modi said – in five points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday categorically stated that his government has no plans to scrap reservation, as was being speculated earlier.

Gujarat CM rules out quotas for Patels

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday declared there will be no reservations for the Patels in jobs and educational institutions.

Handful of pseudo-secularists using Sangh as a 'punching bag': RSS

Handful of pseudo-secularists using Sangh as a 'punching bag': RSS

RSS joint general secretary dubbed the returning of awards move as a "premeditated conspiracy" with an aim to "take the debate to other side".

India's reservation structure correct, quota issue shouldn't be politicised: RSS

India's reservation structure correct, quota issue shouldn't be politicised: RSS

Mohan Bhagwat had called for ending caste discrimination and said only an equitable society can lead to a strong and proud community.

PM Modi vows to protect quota in Bihar

PM Modi says Lalu, Nitish and Sonia want to take 5% Quota away from backward classes and want to give it to the general category.

India, South Africa teams arrive in Gujarat amidst Hardik Patel's protest call

India, South Africa teams arrive in Gujarat amidst Hardik Patel's protest call

Indian and South African cricket teams arrived in Rajkot.

Bihar polls: LJP promises quota in private sector

Reservation will be extended to the private sector if LJP is voted to power in Bihar, its president Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday while ruling out any change in the existing quota policy, even that "of a coma or full stop".

BJP indicates support for quotas for poor among upper castes

BJP indicates support for quotas for poor among upper castes

A day after Rajasthan Assembly passed a bill for granting reservation to the poor in general category, BJP on Wednesday indicated its support for affirmative action for the economically backward among upper castes.