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Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Earlier, the Maratha rallies in Navi Mumbai, Akola, Latur and Nanded drew huge crowds.

Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today

Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today

The decision to grant reservation to Marathas and Muslims was taken by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government before the 2014 Assembly Elections. 

Haryana govt asks probe officer to stop working on second report into Jat agitation

Haryana govt asks probe officer to stop working on second report into Jat agitation

The violent quota agitation led by Jats in February this year in Haryana led to 30 deaths and a huge loss in public and government property.

Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

The Gujarat government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the state High Court verdict nullifying its order to provide for 10 percent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

Chirag Paswan aims for caste-free society, appeals to well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits

Chirag Paswan aims for caste-free society, appeals to well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan has appealed to the well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits, as lakhs of people across the country have done by opting for subsidy-free LPG in their domestic households.

No proposal now for reservation in higher judiciary: Govt

There is no proposal being considered now to amend the Constitution to allow reservation in higher judiciary but the issue needs to be looked into at some point of time, government said on Thursday.

Hardik Patel's family put under house arrest

Hardik Patel's family was put under house arrest and seven women from the community were detained on Thursday for sloganeering and demanding his immediate release.

Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh says reservation is Jat community's 'right'

Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh says reservation is Jat community's 'right'

Minister of State for Rural DevelopmentChaudhary Birender Singh, on Monday said reservation is right of Jat community.

Jats protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence demanding reservation

Jats protest outside Rajnath Singh's residence demanding reservation

Heavy police presence was seen in the area as several barricades were placed to contain the protestors.

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu hints at providing reservation to upper caste poor

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu hints at providing reservation to upper caste poor

Andhra Pradesh government may soon extend reservation for the poor among upper castes.

Reservation unrest in Manipur varsity

The issue of reservation seems to have polarised the students of Manipur University here after the University Grants Commission (UGC) slashed the quota for appointment of teaching and non-teaching staff and admission of tribal students.

Gujarat announces 10% reservation for economically backward class

Gujarat announces 10% quota for economically backward classes to placate agitating Patels; BJP govt announces today.

Posters of Mayawati as Hindu goddess Kali holding chopped off head of Smriti Irani spark major controversy

Posters of Mayawati as Hindu goddess Kali holding chopped off head of Smriti Irani spark major controversy

A major controversy erupted on Monday over posters and hoardings featuring BSP chief and ex-UP CM Mayawati and Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani.

A `badass aunty` shuts up two guys on Metro complaining about ladies coach – Read epic post here

A `badass aunty` shuts up two guys on Metro complaining about ladies coach – Read epic post here

When two guys were cribbing over privileges given to women on the Metro, little did they know that they would soon get an epic reply.

Reservation for weaker section to continue: Uma Bharti

Reservation for weaker section to continue: Uma Bharti

Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday said that the apprehensions that reservations for the weaker sections of society would be slowly withdrawn by the BJP-led NDA government were "baseless" and the system will continue.

Bihar extends job reservation to third gender

The Bihar government on Wednesday announced reservation in jobs to the third gender and set up a welfare board for them.

Present system of reservation policy will be maintained: Arun Jaitley

Present system of reservation policy will be maintained: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it clear on Monday that there was no rethink on the present social and caste based reservation policy and it would continue.

RSS ideologue bats for separate reservation for upper caste

RSS ideologue bats for separate reservation for upper caste

The comments come after the RSS said that it opposes reservation for the affluent sections of the society.

RSS opposes reservation for affluent sections; calls restriction on women's entry to temples 'unfair'

RSS opposes reservation for affluent sections; calls restriction on women's entry to temples 'unfair'

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Sunday said its members will now do away with the traditional khaki shorts and opt instead for a pair of trousers.

'BJP, RSS want to snatch reservation from Dalits, backwards'

Accusing the BJP and RSS of tinkering with the existing quota policy through a review committee, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said reservation is "still needed" for Dalits and backwards to bring them into the mainstream of the society.