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Reservation
India  /  Published 17.01.19

Government mum on private quota

A government order issued on Thursday for the implementation of the economically weaker sections quota in central educational institutions was silent about enacting a law to enforce the quota at priva...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.20

Relaxation plan for EWS quota

The NDA government is planning to offer relaxations in age and other eligibility criteria in government jobs and education to those categorised under the new quota for economically weaker sections amo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.03.19

NC, PDP consider moving court against Centre

The National Conference (NC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday that they were mulling moving court against the Centre's decision to extend the 77th and 103rd Amendments of the Indi...
By PTI in Srinagar

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

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.18

NUJS local quota raised after quality dip fear

The Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill that guarantees 30 per cent of the seats in the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) to local students. Till the bill was tabled, reservat...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

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India  /  Published 21.01.19

Rs 8 lakh quota cut-off stays, with 4 more tests

A gross annual family income below Rs 8 lakh is the criterion for identifying the economically weaker sections among people so far left out of reservation, the government has announced, ending specula...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.11.18

OBC sub-quota panel gets 4th extension

The Union cabinet on Thursday gave six more months to a commission set up to suggest sub-categories within the other backward classes for reservation benefits, dampening the year-long euphoria among t...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Government cautious on SC’s quota ruling

The BJP-led Centre was on Monday non-committal on legislative or judicial measures to address the concerns expressed by leaders from across parties about the fate of reservation for Dalits and tribals...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.02.20

Not party to case: Govt on SC's quota order

The government on Monday informed Lok Sabha that it was not a party to the case in which the Supreme Court ruled that states are not bound to provide quota in appointments and promotions, after the Op...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.03.19

SC to hear pleas challenging economic quota

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it would hear on April 8 a batch of pleas challenging the Centre's decision to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and admission for candidates of economically wea...
By PTI in New Delhi


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