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`Marathas were provided reservations in pre-Independence era`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 00:43

Justifying the recently-announced reservations in jobs and educational institutes for Marathas, Maharashtra government has said in an affidavit in the Bombay High Court that the community had been given reservations in the pre-Independence times.

Cannot deny quota if person is married in upper caste: HC

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 00:05

The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Friday ruled that reservation benefits for underprivileged classes cannot be denied if a person is married in upper caste.

Reservations should not be viewed from a poll angle: Javadekar

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 22:46

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said the state government should not look at the long pending demand of reservations for Maratha community in Maharashtra from election point of view.

SC notice to Centre on inclusion of Jats in OBC category

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 15:03

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre over its recent decision to include the Jat community in central list of OBCs in nine states that will benefit around nine crore people.

BJP cautions Maharashtra government on quota for Marathas

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:15

Cautioning Maharashtra government about negative implications of giving reservations to the Maratha community, BJP said that there ought to be "proportional quantification" of reservations.

Haryana first state to give 10 pc quota to economically weak: Hooda

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 00:25

Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Haryana is first state" to give 10 per cent reservation in government jobs to economically backward people of general category, including Rajputs and Brahmins in the state.

Govt to negate SC order on faculty reservations

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 13:06

The govt will bring an amendment to negate an SC order cancelling reservations in the faculty for super-speciality medical and engineering courses.

GTA decides on reservations in the Darjeeling hill

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 13:49

The GTA Act would have to be amended to reserve seats in the hill body, executive member of GTA Roshan Giri said.

FICCI cautions on job reservations; adopts code for inclusion

Last Updated: Thursday, April 25, 2013, 20:23

Cautioning the government against job reservations in the private sector, industry body FICCI Thursday said that India Inc on its own is taking affirmative action to improve skills and education levels of the deprived sections of the society.

We will fool-proof Air India reservations: Minister

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 13:50

Minister of State for Civil Aviation K.C.Venugopal on Wednesday said reservations on national carrier Air India and its subsidiaries would be revamped, in the wake of instances of irregularities reported recently.

NPP, BJP protest in Assembly over reservations in BDC polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 13:32

The J&K assembly on Wednesday witnessed unruly scenes over the issue of reservations for women and SC/STs in the upcoming block development council polls.

Quota bill: 18 lakh UP employees on strike today

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 08:52

Lodging protest against reservation in promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government jobs, UP employees will be on strike.