New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant step ahead of polls in various states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday announced a 27 per cent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and 10 per cent for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in medical courses.
New Delhi/IBNS: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lift the 50 per cent ceiling on quota to allow the Maratha community to avail reservations, media reports said.
Bhopal, Mar 6 (UNI): Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said on Wednesday that the state government would enhance reservation for Other Backward Classes from 14 to 27 per cent and implement 10 per cent reservation for the economically-underprivileged within the General Category vis-a-vis government employment.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): Even as major opposition parties supported the Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha, which seeks to provide 10 per cent reservation for economically backward sections in the country in the general category, activists of the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities criticised the government over the same.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IBNS): As the Lok Sabha is debating the Constitution Amendment Bill, which seeks to provide 10 per cent reservation for economically backward sections in the country in the general category, most of the opposition parties have backed the bill on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IBNS): In a major decision taken just months before the country elects a new Prime Minister, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for economically backward upper castes, media reports said.
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IBNS): Telangana Rashtra Samithi supremo and caretaker Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has attacked BJP president Amit Shah for opposing his government's proposal to increase reservation for Muslims in the state, reports said.
Mumbai, July 30 (IBNS): A 35-year old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Aurangabad as a protest for quota in government jobs and educational institutions in Maharashtra, media reports said.
Mumbai, July 25 (IBNS): The Maratha protest for reservations in the government jobs and educational institutions reached Mumbai on Wednesday, the capital city of Maharashtra, media reports said.