Economically weaker sections

Uttarakhand approves 10% reservation for economically weaker sections in general category

The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday approved 10% reservation in education and employment opportunities for economically weaker sections in the general category. With this, Uttarakhand became the eighth state after Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Assam and Maharashtra to have approved the bill to implement the reservation.

Feb 06, 2019, 20:45 PM IST

Morning Breaking: President gives assent to bill providing 10% quota for general category

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday gave his assent to the bill providing 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions to the economically weaker sections in the general category

Jan 13, 2019, 08:30 AM IST

Modi government actually don’t intend to give reservation, says Omar Abdullah

Former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has criticized the Modi government's decision to bring a resolution to provide 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS). Watch full video to know more.

Jan 08, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

Tata Trusts, Brick Eagle Foundation partner for housing project

Tata Trusts and Brick Eagle Foundation have partnered to design a pilot affordable housing project at Karjat, on the outskirts of Mumbai.

Apr 14, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

Online admissions to end corruption: Sisodia

The online registration for admissions to 27,000 seats in entry level classes at 1,150 private schools will begin from January 1.

Dec 31, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

AIIMS: Parliamentary panel bats for system to ensure prompt surgery of critical patients

Noting that patients have to wait for "too long" for surgeries and tests at AIIMS in Delhi, a parliamentary panel has recommended putting in place a grading system under which those with severe diseases are served first.

Aug 23, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

HC reserves verdict on PIL for free books, uniform to EWS kids

The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its verdict on a PIL seeking grant of free books and uniform to children belong to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category admitted to private unaided schools.

Dec 11, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

Amarinder favours quota for economically weaker upper castes

Congress leader and Amritsar candidate, Amarinder Singh on Sunday favoured reservation in jobs and educational institutions for members of economically weaker sections among the upper castes.

Apr 20, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Govt raises income bar for EWS, LIG housing

Government has decided to raise the bar on annual income required to qualify for benefits under its existing housing schemes for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Lower Income Groups (LIG), a move that will benefit 20 lakh people.

Nov 14, 2012, 19:04 PM IST

Private schools are money spinning enterprises: SC

The SC on Thursday said private educational institutions cannot complain about Government`s decision.

Feb 25, 2011, 00:55 AM IST