Business  /  Published 12.11.21

Industry may contest Haryana job quotas

Industry is considering to take the Haryana government to the courts over a state law that mandates 75 per cent reservation of jobs in the private sector for locals. Industry sources said the legisla...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.08.21

Disability: Stir against quota step

Persons with disabilities in Jharkhand and other parts of the country would launch social media campaigns and file a PIL in Delhi High Court against the Centre’s decision to exempt all posts in ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 08.06.21

Uddhav meets PM, talks quotas, GST

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and discussed issues related to the Maratha reservation, Metro car shed and GST compensation. Deputy Chief Mini...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.21

Editorial: Cap on

Quotas remain a source of debate and restlessness. Some states continue to push against the 50 per cent cap on reservations barring exceptional circumstances decided upon in 1992, arguing that the cap...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 06.05.21

Supreme Court junks Maratha quota

By R. Balaji in New Delhi


India  /  Published 05.05.21

SC strikes down Maratha quota

The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs, terming the statute as unconstitutional". It also refused to refer th...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

Private job quota for Haryana residents

The Haryana government has notified a law that provides for 75 per cent reservation in private sector jobs paying less than Rs 50,000 for people from the state, following a trend that experts believe ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty, R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

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


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