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Panel discussion: Vote-bank politics in India more dangerous than terrorism?

Vote-bank politics in the country poses a greater danger than terrorism. Supreme Court does not allow reservations on the basis of religion. Various political parties are trying to cheat the minority community in the name of reservations.

PCB should resolve reservations of Indian board: Rajiv Shukla

PCB should resolve reservations of Indian board: Rajiv Shukla

Ruling out any chances whatsoever of an Indo-Pak series in December, senior Indian cricket official Rajiv Shukla has said he would like to see both countries resume cricketing ties but only after Pakistan have resolved "some issues and reservations" of the BCCI.

SC welcomes govt's steps to implement quota for disabled

In rare appreciation, the Supreme Court today welcomed the steps taken by the government in filling up vacancies meant for differently-abled persons and disposed of a contempt plea alleging "wilful disobedience" of an order to provide three per cent quota to such persons.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces sops for all

In a populist move, the Nitish Kumar led Bihar government has decided to relax the required percentage of attendance for students to avail government schemes.

20 out of 700 would-be space tourists cancel reservations on Virgin Galactic post fatal crash

In the wake of the fatal crash that killed one of the two pilots manning the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo last week, about 20 of the 800 would-be tourists have cancelled their reservations.

Marathas are dominant community, say petitioners in HC

The petitioners who have opposed reservations for the Marathas and the Muslims in Maharashtra, Thursday argued before the Bombay High Court that these communities were not backward, and Marathas were in fact dominant in many sectors.

Cannot deny quota if person is married in upper caste: HC

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ruled that reservation benefits for underprivileged classes cannot be denied if a person is married in upper caste.

Reservations should not be viewed from a poll angle: Javadekar

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the state government should not look at the long pending demand of reservations for Maratha community in Maharashtra from election point of view.

BJP cautions Maharashtra government on quota for Marathas

Cautioning Maharashtra government about negative implications of giving reservations to the Maratha community, BJP said that there ought to be "proportional quantification" of reservations.

Haryana first state to give 10 pc quota to economically weak: Hooda

Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Haryana is first state" to give 10 per cent reservation in government jobs to economically backward people of general category, including Rajputs and Brahmins in the state.

GTA decides on reservations in the Darjeeling hill

The GTA Act would have to be amended to reserve seats in the hill body, executive member of GTA Roshan Giri said.

FICCI cautions on job reservations; adopts code for inclusion

Cautioning the government against job reservations in the private sector, industry body FICCI Thursday said that India Inc on its own is taking affirmative action to improve skills and education levels of the deprived sections of the society.

NPP, BJP protest in Assembly over reservations in BDC polls

The J&K assembly on Wednesday witnessed unruly scenes over the issue of reservations for women and SC/STs in the upcoming block development council polls.

Quota bill: 18 lakh UP employees on strike today

Lodging protest against reservation in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs, UP employees will be on strike.

BJP not against Muslims, but reservation: Swaraj

BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said it was against reservation to the community as it was an attempt to divide the country.

Reservations for Muslims in govt jobs subject to SC verdict: AP

The Andhra Pradesh government
on Tuesday announced that extension of reservations for Muslims in
government jobs and education will depend on the outcome of a
writ petition in the Supreme Court.

Reservations: Jat leaders to intensify agitation in Haryana

Jat leaders decided to intensify
their agitation for securing reservations in government jobs
for the community, even as Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder
Singh Hooda said the matter was not under the purview of his

Jats seek reservations, block Lucknow-Delhi route

The Jats are demanding reservations under the OBC category for central government jobs.

Quota for Dalit Christians, Muslims?

The SC said it will examine the issue of reservations for Dalit Christians and Muslims.

Zardari orders Sindh CM to address all reservations shown by MQM

President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah to address all reservations shown by the party.