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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

India, South Africa teams arrive in Gujarat amidst Hardik Patel's protest call

India, South Africa teams arrive in Gujarat amidst Hardik Patel's protest call

Indian and South African cricket teams arrived in Rajkot.

Bihar polls: LJP promises quota in private sector

Reservation will be extended to the private sector if LJP is voted to power in Bihar, its president Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday while ruling out any change in the existing quota policy, even that "of a coma or full stop".

BJP indicates support for quotas for poor among upper castes

BJP indicates support for quotas for poor among upper castes

A day after Rajasthan Assembly passed a bill for granting reservation to the poor in general category, BJP on Wednesday indicated its support for affirmative action for the economically backward among upper castes.

Now, Nitish attacks RSS, BJP on quota issue

 After RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday attacked the RSS and BJP over RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's purported demand to review reservation.

Mayawati slams Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on quota regime

BSP supremo Mayawati on Tuesday attacked RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's statement on review of quota regime and threatened a nationwide protest against the Narendra Modi government if it "toed" the line of the Sangh leader.

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-Along with Lashkar various terrorist organizations are planning against India. Secret services alerts the nation.

-Home Minister, Rajnath Singh is on a Jammu and Kashmir Visit, he says infiltration shall stop from the borders.

Slovak PM says will never support mandatory quotas for migrants

Slovakia will never support mandatory quotas as part of the European Union`s response to its migrant crisis, Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Tuesday, underlining a tough stance that has put the country at odds with other EU members.

Patels withdraw bank deposits, ban politicians' entry in villages

Intensifying their quota stir, residents of some Patel-community dominated villages in Gujarat are withdrawing their bank deposits with one cooperative bank reporting that about Rs 20 lakh was withdrawn in just one day.