India  /  Published 11.03.20

Creamy layer pay rule stalled

The Centre has put on hold a contentious proposal to consider salary as a determinant of creamy layer status among Other Backward Classes for quota benefits following objections raised by a commission...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Maharashtra  /  Published 03.03.20

No Muslim quota proposal before Maha govt: CM

There is no proposalon Muslim reservation before Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said here on Tuesday.Thackeray's remarks came days after Minority Affairs Minister Nawab Malik...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Review plea likely on Supreme Court job quota order

The government is likely to move the Supreme Court for a review of its recent judgment that said states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs and there was no fundamental right that guaranteed...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Govt will carry forward legacy of Shivaji: Uddhav

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday expressed his government's resolve to carry forward the legacy of Chhatrapati Shivaji.Thackeray visited the Shivneri Fort in Junnar tehsil of P...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Protest cry on quota order

The Supreme Court’s ruling last week that states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs is set to trigger a stream of protests amid indications that the fight for social justice might even co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.20

Job quota plan for Kannadigas

The Karnataka government is working on a draft legislation to ensure that at least 75 per cent of workers in certain categories at industrial units are Kannadigas, following a model neighbouring Andhr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Quota removal ‘humiliating’

The reservation for the Anglo-Indian community in legislatures as “granted by the Constituent Assembly” is being “rather maliciously, even fraudulently” abolished, the St Xavier’s University...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.01.20

IIM skip-quota chances dim

The government is unlikely to oblige the Indian Institutes of Management and accept their request to exempt them from reserving seats for teachers from socially and economically underprivileged backgr...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.12.19

Still on: Quota-less contract hiring

Central government departments are continuing to hire people on contract without implementing reservations a year after the social justice minister proposed that contractual appointments in government...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty 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


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