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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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