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Ramdas Athawale bats for SC, ST reservation in Indian Army

Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the Indian Army.

Aug 20, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Rajasthan government to raise OBC quota to give reservation to Gujjars

The government has assured the Gujjar leaders that the OBC quota will be split after increasing it to 26 per cent to grant them 5 per cent reservation.

 

Aug 18, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
20 injured in melee as Jat agitation leader slapped

20 injured in melee as Jat agitation leader slapped

The attacker was overpowered by supporters of Malik even as a clash ensued between his supporters and the rival group. 

Aug 14, 2017, 16:11 PM IST
Protestors detained in Haryana for trying to meet BJP chief Amit Shah without permission

Protestors detained in Haryana for trying to meet BJP chief Amit Shah without permission

The group has been staging a sit-in in Jind for the last 171 days to press for reservation for the community.

 

Aug 03, 2017, 11:09 AM IST
Religion-based reservation may lead to creation of another Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu

Religion-based reservation may lead to creation of another Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu

Union minister Venkaiah Naidu on Thrusday said implementation of reservations on the basis of religion may result in social unrest in the country and "lead to creation of another Pakistan".

Apr 14, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Muslim quota move will be fought politically, legally: BJP

Muslim quota move will be fought politically, legally: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday said it would "politically and legally fight" against the TRS government's proposal to increase reservation for backward sections among minority Muslims in Telangana.

Mar 28, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Jat quota agitation: After CM Manohar Lal Khattar's appeal, protesting leaders confirm meeting on Sunday

Jat quota agitation: After CM Manohar Lal Khattar's appeal, protesting leaders confirm meeting on Sunday

The Jat community, who is set to launch an agitation across Delhi-NCR demanding reservation in government jobs, schools and colleges, has confirmed they would meet Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday.

Mar 19, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
States asked to reserve 33 percent posts in police forces for women: Rajnath Singh

States asked to reserve 33 percent posts in police forces for women: Rajnath Singh

The Centre has issued an advisory to states asking them to reserve 33 per cent of posts in police forces for women.

Mar 17, 2017, 20:12 PM IST
Telangana Assembly to pass two legislations to enhance reservation for Scheduled Tribes, Muslims

Telangana Assembly to pass two legislations to enhance reservation for Scheduled Tribes, Muslims

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state assembly will pass two legislations during the ongoing Budget Session to enhance reservation for the Scheduled Tribes and Muslims.

Mar 12, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Jat quota agitation spills over into Delhi

The ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana seeking reservation in education and government jobs spilt over into the national capital today.

Feb 08, 2017, 17:49 PM IST

Violence in Nagaland over women's poll quota

Violence for reservation in Nagaland. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Feb 03, 2017, 15:41 PM IST

Why do political leaders misuse reservation and B.R. Ambedkar's name as election agenda? Part II

Watch complete news story of Taal Thok Ke about "Why do political leaders use reservation and B.R. Ambedkar's name as election agenda?" to get the detailed news updates!

Jan 22, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

Why do political leaders misuse reservation and BR Ambedkar's name as election agenda?

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Jan 22, 2017, 00:22 AM 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

Maratha quota: Bombay HC gives govt last chance to file affidavit

The Bombay High Court on Thursday voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government's delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in the state for the Maratha community.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Reservation row: Silent protest march by Marathas in Nashik today

Earlier, the Maratha rallies in Navi Mumbai, Akola, Latur and Nanded drew huge crowds.

Sep 24, 2016, 08:57 AM IST
Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today

Supreme Court to hear Maratha quota plea today

The decision to grant reservation to Marathas and Muslims was taken by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government before the 2014 Assembly Elections. 

Sep 19, 2016, 09:36 AM IST
Haryana govt asks probe officer to stop working on second report into Jat agitation

Haryana govt asks probe officer to stop working on second report into Jat agitation

The violent quota agitation led by Jats in February this year in Haryana led to 30 deaths and a huge loss in public and government property.

Aug 26, 2016, 14:59 PM IST
Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

The Gujarat government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the state High Court verdict nullifying its order to provide for 10 percent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

Aug 09, 2016, 18:56 PM IST
Chirag Paswan aims for caste-free society, appeals to well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits

Chirag Paswan aims for caste-free society, appeals to well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Chirag Paswan has appealed to the well-off Dalits to give up reservation benefits, as lakhs of people across the country have done by opting for subsidy-free LPG in their domestic households.

Aug 05, 2016, 12:52 PM IST