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Medical admission:Bedi stresses on quota for Pondy students in pvt colleges

Medical admission:Bedi stresses on quota for Pondy students in pvt colleges

Referring to the legislation brought by Tamil Nadu government, earmarking 65 per cent quota of seats to protect the local students, Bedi said that Puducherry government could have also brought in a legislation.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:17 PM IST
Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

Quota in nursery admission: SC seeks response from Centre, UP

The Supreme Court has sought response from the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea challenging the constitutional validity of provisions of RTE Act, mandating unaided private schools to reserve 25 per cent in nursery classes to children from weaker sections.

Apr 04, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Gujarati Brahmins are now demanding caste-based reservation in the state assembly.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:40 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: BJP slams Aparna Yadav for anti-quota remarks

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017: BJP slams Aparna Yadav for anti-quota remarks

 BJP on Tuesday attacked ruling Samajwadi Party over statement of its candidate and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's sister-in-law Aparna Yadav for her reported remarks against "caste-based reservation" system.

Feb 07, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Haryana on alert: Jat quota agitation begins in 19 districts, prohibitory orders in place

Haryana on alert: Jat quota agitation begins in 19 districts, prohibitory orders in place

The paramilitary forces are out in sensitive areas while heavy police force too has been deployed to maintain strict vigil.

Jan 29, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Quotas can make women more competitive in career: Union Minister Anupriya Patel

Union Minister Anupriya Patel on Friday favoured establishing quotas for women to help them compete in mixed-gender environments and advance in leadership roles.

Jan 13, 2017, 15:55 PM IST

Muslims take out march in Bihar's Aurangabad, seek reservation in jobs, education

A large number of Muslims today took out a procession here to demand reservation for the community in Government jobs, education and other sectors.

Jan 06, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Quota for disabled: Supreme Court raps states, UTs for not filing report

Quota for disabled: Supreme Court raps states, UTs for not filing report

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up some states and Union territories (UTs) for not filing the status report with regard to implementation of its verdict and the legal scheme to grant of reservation to differently abled people and asked them to furnish the same within two weeks.

Nov 16, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court junks plea on 16% quota to Marathas in jobs, education in Maharashtra

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a plea alleging that petitions challenging Maharashtra government's decision to grant 16 per cent quota to Marathas in jobs and education in the state were still pending adjudication.

Sep 21, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Gujarat High Court rejects quota for higher castes in the state

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the government's decision to provide for 10 per cent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

Aug 04, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

NDA to tread Ambedkar's path; favours quota in private sector

The government on Monday asserted that it was unequivocally committed to upholding the principles as laid down in the Constitution by the founding fathers, including BR Ambedkar, and said it had no problems if the private sector also gives reservation.

May 02, 2016, 22:42 PM IST

Jitan Ram Manjhi says will not take quota benefit in elections

Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday said neither he nor his family members will avail of reservation benefits in the next general and assembly elections.

Mar 21, 2016, 16:35 PM IST

BJP Mahila Morcha seeks 33% quota for women in 2017 Goa polls

Elections for Goa Legislative Assembly are due to be held in March 2017.

Mar 18, 2016, 21:21 PM IST
Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

Jat unrest postponed till Friday afternoon; PM Narendra Modi warns Haryana govt

The Haryana government on Thursday invited leaders belonging to Jat community for talks on quota demand on Friday afternoon. Till then, Jats will not resume their agitation.

Mar 17, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

Kapu quota leader Padmanabham ends hunger strike in Hyderabad

 Kapu leader Mudragada Padmanabham on Monday ended his indefinite fast, he had begun on Friday to demand quota for the community, after “assurances” from the Andhra Pradesh government, including allocation of Rs 1000 crore annually to Kapu welfare corporation.

Feb 08, 2016, 19:06 PM IST
Reservation is not being scrapped: What PM Narendra Modi said – in five points

Reservation is not being scrapped: What PM Narendra Modi said – in five points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday categorically stated that his government has no plans to scrap reservation, as was being speculated earlier.

Feb 02, 2016, 21:52 PM IST

Gujarat CM rules out quotas for Patels

Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday declared there will be no reservations for the Patels in jobs and educational institutions.

Nov 23, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
Handful of pseudo-secularists using Sangh as a 'punching bag': RSS

Handful of pseudo-secularists using Sangh as a 'punching bag': RSS

RSS joint general secretary dubbed the returning of awards move as a "premeditated conspiracy" with an aim to "take the debate to other side".

Oct 31, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
India's reservation structure correct, quota issue shouldn't be politicised: RSS

India's reservation structure correct, quota issue shouldn't be politicised: RSS

Mohan Bhagwat had called for ending caste discrimination and said only an equitable society can lead to a strong and proud community.

Oct 30, 2015, 10:32 AM IST

PM Modi vows to protect quota in Bihar

PM Modi says Lalu, Nitish and Sonia want to take 5% Quota away from backward classes and want to give it to the general category.

Oct 26, 2015, 15:36 PM IST