India  /  Published 14.03.22

Bihar police to recruit transgender people

Bihar has paved the way for the recruitment of transgender people in the state police force and clubbed them with the Other Backward Class (OBC) category to enable them to access reservation benefits....
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 19.02.22

Pawar counters SC on quota

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday said there is a need to remove the Supreme Court-mandated 50 per cent cap on quota so that the Maratha community can be granted reservation, an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 17.02.22

Haryana: relief on 75% quotas

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a Punjab and Haryana High Court order granting an interim stay on a Haryana law providing 75 per cent quota in private sector jobs for residents of the state. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.01.22

States must decide on SC/ST quota in promotions: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that states must furnish quantifiable data to justify reservation in job promotions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. The court laid down that data should b...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.01.22

Apex court on reservation

The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Friday its judgement on the issue of the grant of reservation in promotion to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government jobs. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 27.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Men going on a marriage strike is a blessing in disguise

Good riddance Sir — Men have had enough and they are going on a strike — a marriage strike. This curious trend emerged in response to the Delhi High Court’s hearing on marital rape....
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 18.12.21

Govt not sincere on quotas: Panel

The Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, led by a BJP MP, has said the Narendra Modi government lacks sincerity in implementing reservation for the socially dep...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.12.21

House-court mismatch in quota claim

The Centre on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that the contentious Rs 8-lakh income cut-off for the Economically Weaker Sections quota had been fixed after a “detailed study,” a claim ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

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

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

Reviving the dying looms

On National Handloom Day, the Centre set a stiff target for the textile ministry by calling for quadrupling handloom export to 10,000 crore and doubling production in the next three years. This vision...
By Amar Patnaik


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