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Economic Quota
India  /  Published 07.01.19

Negation of social justice: Academics

Political parties have largely supported economic quota but wondered whether it can be implemented, while academics are divided on the relevance of the additional reservations.Congress communication c...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.19

Rs 8 lakh quota cut-off stays, with 4 more tests

A gross annual family income below Rs 8 lakh is the criterion for identifying the economically weaker sections among people so far left out of reservation, the government has announced, ending specula...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

SC to hear pleas challenging economic quota

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would hear on April 8 a batch of pleas challenging the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and admission for candidates of economically wea...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.01.19

Modi gambles with 10% ‘upper caste’ reservation

The Narendra Modi government has cleared a proposal for economic reservation, springing a pre-poll gamble beyond the pale of the Constitution and triggering demands that could open a Pandora’s box.T...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

IIEST opts for visiting faculty

 IIEST Shibpur will recruit visiting faculty to meet the crisis of shortage of teachers as more students will be admitted this year with the introduction of quota for financially weak candidates ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Howrah

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India  /  Published 13.01.19

Rush for one quota, sloth on others

Ambedkarite scholars and activists have contrasted the NDA government’s hurried passage of the economic quota, seen as a pre-election sop for the upper castes, with its tardiness on three matters re...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.01.19

Data needed to justify any quota: Experts

The 10 per cent reservation for “economically weaker sections” that the Narendra Modi government proposes to introduce through a constitutional amendment can face stiff legal hurdles, eminent lawy...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.19

Economic quota bench hint by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday hinted it might refer to a Constitution bench the 10 per cent quota for the economically weak among the upper castes but refused to stay the government’s decision and the...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.05.19

SC seeks response on plea seeking 10% reservation in CTET

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought responses from the Centre and CBSE on a plea seeking 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET), 2019....
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.01.19

Quota nod in LS, new ‘Ambedkar’ modest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to remain in the background and made a late appearance in Parliament as the Lok Sabha passed a constitutional amendment bill to provide 10 per cent reservation in jo...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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