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Owaisi for Muslim quotas in Maharashtra, speedy trial in cases

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Wednesday demanded job reservation for Muslims in Maharashtra and also called for speeding up the trial of cases against members of the minority community, claiming they were being falsely implicated on terror charges.

Reservation alone can't help Muslim community: Najma Heptulla

 Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Saturday said reservation in jobs and education alone cannot ensure the development of Muslims.

Opposition boycotts Maharashtra Assembly session over Muslim quota row

The opposition benches on Wednesday remained empty as the members boycotted Maharashtra Assembly proceedings on the last day of winter session over the issue of no reservation to Muslims in education and government jobs.

Maharashtra Assembly passes bill on Maratha quota, leaves out Muslims

The Maharashtra Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill providing 16 per cent reservation for the Maratha community in education and government jobs but it left out the Muslims, leading to a vociferous protest by the opposition.

JD-U seeks Irani's intervention in teacher's reservation at DU

JD(U) President Sharad Yadav has written to Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani seeking her intervention in the alleged violation of reservation policy at Delhi University.

Amarinder blames Badal for denial of reservation to Jats

Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Saturday blamed Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal for the alleged denial of reservation benefits to Jats in Punjab.

Not considering reservation in pvt sector: Govt

No proposal for reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs in the private sector is under government consideration, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Govt to give reservation to ex servicemen: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the government has decided to give six per cent reservation to ex-service men in recruitment in police force and provide land at low cost for establishment of their colonies.

Jiten Manjhi calls for raising reservation from 49.5% to 80%

Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday called for raising the bar on reservation from present 49.5 percent to 80 percent for OBCs, SC/STs and other sections of the population.

BJP working to erode institution of reservation: Mayawati

 Terming BJP as the party of capitalist forces, BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that the saffron party-led Central government was eroding the institution of reservation meant for the downtrodden people to benefit those who funded the party during elections.

Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC
Bombay HC stays quotas for Marathas; Fadnavis government to approach SC

The Bombay High Court on Friday cancelled the previous Congress-NCP government's decision of giving 16 percent reservation for Marathas in jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra.

Patna HC quashes government notifications on reservation

In a landmark judgment Patna High Court has set aside notifications by Bihar government which provide reservation to SC, ST and Backward Castes in Bihar Civil Services (Judicial Branch) and Bihar Superior Judicial Service along the lines of other state services.

Telangana govt for panel to examine reservation for tribals: CM

The Telangana government plans to appoint a commission to look at providing 12 per cent reservation for tribals, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said here on Tuesday.

33% reservation for women in all Gujarat state government jobs

In addition to the existing 30 per cent job reservation for women in all Gujarat state government jobs, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel announced a three per cent reservation here on Monday, taking total job reservation for women, to 33 per cent.

Gujjars ask EC to hold J&K polls after giving them reservation

An organisation of Gujjar community in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday urged the Election Commission to hold polls here only after grant of political reservation to them.

Reservation for people living along international border in J&K

Jammu and Kashmir government will provide reservation to the people living along the International Border (IB) in state services and government institution.

Rajasthan govt, Gujjars to meet on 5% quota on Oct 5

A meeting between Rajasthan government and Gujjar leaders on the issue of reservation will be held on October 5, which will also be joined by legal experts.

Congress steers clear of Bharadwaj's claim of Nehru opposing quota

Congress on Monday steered clear of former Union Minister H R Bharadwaj's claim that Jawaharlal Nehru had opposed quota on caste and communal lines.

33 percent reservation for women in Telangana police

Telangana has proposed 33 percent reservation for women in an attempt to improve female representation in the police force and to control crimes against women.

Govt relaxes reservation rules for jobs to ex-servicemen

In what is welcome news for lakhs of ex-servicemen, the government has removed a major hurdle to their post-retirement employment and allowed them to avail of the benefit of reservation in all civil jobs they apply.