West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.19

Regulator slams Jadavpur University domicile quota

Jadavpur University should not have implemented the domicile quota in engineering courses and shut the door on brilliant students from outside Bengal, said Anil Sahasrabudhe, the chairman of the All I...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.06.19

Teacher quota bill and ordinance query

The government on Thursday introduced the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019, in the Lok Sabha to replace an ordinance that had restored the 200-point roste...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.06.19

Goa to implement quota for economically weaker sectionns

The Goa government has ordered all its departments, public sector undertakings and educational institutions in the state to implement 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections in jo...
By PTI in Panaji

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

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 07.03.19

Government yields on teacher quota

The Centre promulgated an ordinance on Thursday saying a college or university would be taken as a single unit while calculating the reserved teaching posts, ending months of indecision under pressure...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.19

Opposition to JU home quota

The power engineering department of Jadavpur University has opposed the proposal for a domicile quota, breaking ranks with eight departments that want reservation for students from Bengal in engineeri...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

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

Opinion  /  Published 14.01.19

Quota bill: An assault on the Constitution

The contrast in the reactions to two landmark decisions on the contentious issue of reservations tells us a great deal about ourselves as a people and society, of our understanding of privilege and de...
By Manini Chatterjee

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


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