Karunanidhi urges PM Modi to get Women's Reservation Bill passed

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and asked all political parties to first get the legislation adopted and then work for getting sub-quota for the Backward Classes.

Nov 25, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

JD(U) demands sub-quota for SCs/STs, OBCs in women`s bill

JD(U) on Saturday joined BJP ally Apna Dal in demanding a sub quota for SCs/STs and OBCs in the proposed 33 per cent reservation for women in Parliament and Assemblies as the issue is back in focus with NDA government pledging to ensure passage of the women reservation bill.

Jun 14, 2014, 16:27 PM IST

Religion based quota not legally sustainable: BJP

BJP said religion based reservation is not legally sustainable and Congress has misled the minorities with this politically-motivated step.

May 30, 2012, 00:25 AM IST

BJP slams govt for deciding to challenge HC order on sub-quota

The main opposition party said that the Government move would not be sustainable as per the Constitution.

May 29, 2012, 21:27 PM IST

BJP welcomes Andhra HC decision on minority quota

BJP on Monday welcomed the Andhra Pradesh High Court`s decision to quash 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the OBC reservations.

May 28, 2012, 21:32 PM IST

UP polls: EC rejects Cong ad on sub-quota

The Congress` bid to woo Muslims
in poll-bound UP suffered yet another setback with the EC rejecting its advertisement on sub-quota for minorities.

Feb 05, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Minority sub-quota intensifies race among parties

The issue of OBC
sub-quota for minorities has intensified the race among
political parties to woo the Muslim vote in poll-bound
Uttar Pradesh.

Jan 16, 2012, 17:20 PM IST

‘4.5% sub-quota for backwards among minorities’

Only backward sections of the minorities will be entitled to 4.5 per cent reservation within 27 per cent quota for OBCs.

Dec 28, 2011, 20:46 PM IST

VHP to launch agitation against minority sub-quota

VHP leader Pravin
Togadia announced a nation-wide agitation to demand
withdrawal of 4.5% sub-quota for minorities within 27% reservation for OBCs

Dec 27, 2011, 09:45 AM IST

Sub-quota insufficient: Muslim organisations

Several Muslim organisations said the UPA government`s decision to provide 4.5 percent reservation for minorities was "a good but insufficient move".

Dec 25, 2011, 21:31 PM IST