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Amarinder favours quota for economically weaker upper castes

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 20:40

Congress leader and Amritsar candidate, Amarinder Singh on Sunday favoured reservation in jobs and educational institutions for members of economically weaker sections among the upper castes.

Judiciary must reach out to weaker sections: CJI

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 21:10

Judiciary must reach out to the poorest of the poor people and weaker section of society, who are not aware about their rights, and give them prompt and proper justice, Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir said on Tuesday.

Govt raises income bar for EWS, LIG housing

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 19:04

Government has decided to raise the bar on annual income required to qualify for benefits under its existing housing schemes for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Lower Income Groups (LIG), a move that will benefit 20 lakh people.

Private schools are money spinning enterprises: SC

Last Updated: Friday, February 25, 2011, 00:55

The SC on Thursday said private educational institutions cannot complain about Government`s decision.

Cong asks private sector to help empower weaker sections

Last Updated: Monday, December 20, 2010, 00:59

Stopping short of asking private sector to reserve jobs for disadvantaged groups, the Congress today asked the India Inc to share the responsibility of empowering the weaker sections.