India  /  Published 05.01.21

Objection to IIT no-quota call

The social justice ministry has opposed any exemption to the IITs from having to implement reservation in teacher posts, as recommended in June by a panel headed by IIT Delhi director Ramgopal Rao. T...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.12.20

Naveen bats for 33% women’s quota

The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president and chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday targeted the national parties for their failure to take steps for women empowerment and asserted that his party will f...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 27.09.20

Covid victim: working mothers

As if working mothers did not have enough to worry about, experts are now sounding the alarm that progress towards gender equality may be the latest in a long list of casualties of the coronavirus pan...
By Amanda Taub in New York

India  /  Published 10.09.20

SC: Maratha quota stay order

By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.09.20

States can offer quota to in-service doctors: SC

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court on Monday ruled that states had the legislative competence to frame laws setting aside postgraduate medical seats for in-service doctors from their...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 16.07.20

Maratha: no stay on quota

The Supreme Court will from July 27 hold day-to-day hearings of a batch of petitions challenging the reservation granted to the Maratha community in Maharashtra, which has raised the total volume of r...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.01.19

Upper-caste quota harmful, says Pawar

Amending the Constitution to increase the reservation limit would be 'harmful' to its basic principles according to experts, NCP chief Sharad Pawar said Sunday, days after Parliament cleared a bill to...
By PTI in Kolhapur

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 04.12.19

Congress seeks withdrawal of Bhima-Koregaon cases

The Congress on Wednesday demanded withdrawal of cases registered against protesters involved in the Maratha reservation agitation and Dalit activists who had protested against the Bhima-Koregaon viol...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

JU shelves domicile quota

Jadavpur University has shelved a proposal to introduce a domicile quota for engineering, taking heed of vice-chancellor Suranjan Das’s argument that a campus aspiring to the tag of “institute of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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