West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.19

Jadavpur University caught in domicile dilemma

Jadavpur University is unlikely to implement the domicile quota of 90 per cent for admission to engineering departments from the 2019-20 academic session since the online application procedure for the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

India  /  Published 26.09.18

Quotas on promotions in government jobs cleared

The Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared the way for quotas for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in government job promotions, scrapping the need to collect “quantifiable data” reflecting the b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.19

Maratha quota valid but should be lowered: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the constitutional validity of reservation for the Maratha community in government jobs and education but said the quota should be reduced from the present 16 ...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 30.05.19

10% quota not in this session: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday stopped the Maharashtra government from implementing the 10 per cent economic quota in medical and dental postgraduate courses this academic session, saying the admission...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 10.02.19

Assembly quota plea binned, claims Bhutia

Hamro Sikkim Party working president Bhaichung Bhutia on Sunday accused chief minister Pawan Chamling of not making public the Union government’s rejection of the latter’s proposal to increase the...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok


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 08.02.20

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

India  /  Published 27.02.19

Apex court upholds departmental quota in hiring faculty

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition the NDA government had filed seeking a review of a ruling that had upheld a judgment of Allahabad High Court favouring department-wise implementatio...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.19

Students hit Delhi streets for jobs

They came for jobs and to defend the quota.Thousands of students hit the streets of the national capital on Thursday, marching from Red Fort to Sansad Marg, to demand better employment and education o...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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