reservation

Amit Shah blames 'vested political interests' for creating panic about reservations

Amit Shah blames 'vested political interests' for creating panic about reservations

Amit Shah said that the support of PM Narendra Modi and the BJP towards minorities in unwavering.

Apr 03, 2018, 14:16 PM IST
Gujjars, others to get 1 percent reservation in Rajasthan

Gujjars, others to get 1 percent reservation in Rajasthan

The Gujjar community had threatened the government with protests if its demand for job quotas was not met.

Dec 21, 2017, 19:47 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh passes bill for 5 percent quota for Kapus

Andhra Pradesh passes bill for 5 percent quota for Kapus

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said his government had fulfilled a promise made to Kapus in 2014 elections. He assured the House that steps will be taken to ensure that the benefits of development and welfare schemes reached Kapus.

Dec 02, 2017, 18:18 PM IST
Andhra assembly passes bill to provide 5% reservation to Kapu community

Andhra assembly passes bill to provide 5% reservation to Kapu community

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly on Saturday unanimously passed a Bill to provide 5 per cent reservation in education and employment sectors for the Kapu community in the state.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
Jat quota likely with judicial support, says Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh

Jat quota likely with judicial support, says Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh

On Friday, the Haryana government had suspended mobile internet services in 13 out of the 22 districts of the state. The internet ban lapsed at midnight on Sunday.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Five-judge Constitution Bench to revisit 11-year-old verdict on SC/ST quota

Five-judge Constitution Bench to revisit 11-year-old verdict on SC/ST quota

M Nagaraj verdict had said that the creamy layer concept cannot be applied to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for promotions in government jobs. 

Nov 15, 2017, 22:46 PM IST

Nitish Kumar backs reservation for Jats, Marathas

Nitish Kumar on Monday said he favours reservation for the Jats and Marathas.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
Nitish Kumar advocates for reservation in private sector jobs

Nitish Kumar advocates for reservation in private sector jobs

Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar recently said he is against extending the reservation policy to the private sector.

Nov 06, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Reservation must for benefit of oppressed: Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti on Tuesday said reservation must continue in the country for the benefit of those who remained oppressed for ages.

Oct 31, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

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