quota bill

Rajasthan govt introduces Bill to give 5% quota in jobs, education to agitating Gujjars, 4 other castes

Congress leaders had claimed that the state government would announce a proposal on Wednesday to break the deadlock.

Feb 13, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

SC seeks response from Centre on fresh plea against 10% quota to general category poor

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also made it clear that there shall be no stay on the decision to grant quota to general category poor candidates.

Feb 08, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

Andhra Pradesh Assembly passes Bill for 5% quota to Kapus

The Bill to provide five per cent quota in education and employment to Kapus, Ontari, Balija and Telaga sub-castes was passed unanimously by the House.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

2 lakh seats to be added in government institutes: Piyush Goyal in Interim Budget 2019

The Centre will add approximately two lakh seats or 25 per cent extra seats to government institutions over constitutional amendment to implement 10 per cent reservation for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), said the Finance Minister Piyush Goyal while presenting the Interim Budget 2019 in Lok Sabha on Friday.

Feb 01, 2019, 14:20 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Government's 10% quota bill challenged in Supreme Court

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Constitution amendment bill that promises 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in the general category.

Jan 25, 2019, 08:32 AM IST

Directed all institutes, including IITs, IIMs to implement general quota from next year: Prakash Javadekar

He said that a memorandum has already been issued to implement the stipulated quota.

Jan 20, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

10% EWS quota to come into force in Gujarat from Monday

The Act amends Articles 15 and 16 of the Constitution to provide quota to the general category people with a family income of up to Rs 8 lakh per anum. 

Jan 14, 2019, 00:23 AM IST

Quota for poor in general category revolutionary move towards social justice: Prakash Javadekar

The bill was passed by Parliament on January 9.

Jan 13, 2019, 22:57 PM IST

Gujarat set to become first state to implement new 10% quota law

President Ram Nath Kovind had on Saturday approved the constitutional amendment. 

Jan 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee doubts if fresh quota decision can be implemented

Banerjee`s comments came a day after Parliament cleared the quota Bill.

Jan 11, 2019, 00:01 AM IST

Historic bills passed aside, Winter Session of Parliament sees productivity fall by half

Winter Session of Parliament in 2017/18 saw 13 bills being passed by both Houses. The 2018/19 Winter Session saw five bills being passed.

Jan 10, 2019, 18:28 PM IST

Bill for 10% reservation for poor in general category challenged in Supreme Court

The petition, filed by Youth For Equality organisation and Kaushal Kant Mishra, sought the quashing of the bill saying that the economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation.

Jan 10, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Government 'hits sixer in slog overs' as Parliament approves 10% reservation for general category poor

Sixer in slog overs is a cricket analogy used by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad during the debate on Quota Bill in Rajya Sabha. The Upper House eventually sealed the 'match' in the government's favour.

Jan 09, 2019, 23:01 PM IST

Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

The Rajya Sabha passed the bill after a division with 165 members voting in its favour and seven against.

Jan 09, 2019, 22:47 PM IST

AIADMK walks out of Rajya Sabha over quota bill

Participating in the debate, party MP A. Navaneethakrishnan said the Bill violated the basic structure of the Constitution. 

Jan 09, 2019, 19:33 PM IST

Sixers are often hit in slog overs: How RS Prasad defended Quota Bill in Rajya Sabha

Law Minister RS Prasad said those questioning the timing of the bill were never stopped from introducing it when they were in power.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:34 PM IST

Breaking News: Quota bill in Rajya Sabha, AIADMK to walk out

AIADMK to stage a walkout in Rajya Sabha today. There are 13 members of the AIADMK in the house. The bill will be passed by the upper house even if AIADMK decide to walk out. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

Congress calls upper class reservation bill a political gimmick but decides to back it in Rajya Sabha

Parties across the board had on Tuesday extended their support to the bill in the Lok Sabha.

Jan 09, 2019, 10:05 AM IST

Rajya Sabha passes bill for reservation to general category poor

The Upper House passed the Bill with 149 'ayes'.

Jan 09, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Quota bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday

With most parties backing the proposed legislation, the government has described the bill as "historic" and in the country's interest.

Jan 09, 2019, 06:56 AM IST