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10 percent quota


Gujarat govt to implement 10 per cent quota, Rs 8 lakh income only criteria

January 24, 2019 4:07 am

One of the most important decisions related to the implementation of the quota on the economic ground is that Gujarat has kept the upper cap of Rs 8 lakh annual family income as the only criteria to avail the reservation benefit for the candidates of open category.

After DMK, DK challenges 10 per cent quota in Madras HC

January 22, 2019 8:30 pm

The bench had Monday posted to February 18 the DMK's petition challenging the quota for the general category poor after issuing a notice to the Centre.

Andhra govt to provide 5 pc quota for Kapus out of 10 pc EWS reservation

January 22, 2019 3:56 pm

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who made the announcement, said the state government had urged the Centre to earmark the quota for Kapu community a long time ago, but the Narendra Modi government had not acceded to it.

Why caste, not class, has determined quotas in India

January 22, 2019 7:49 am

In order to understand why the 10 per cent quota for the EWS is an unprecedented move, we need to reflect upon the unique role caste plays in our socio-economic fabric, and why it has been favoured over the economic criterion in deciding reservations.

DMK first party to challenge 10% quota in court: Criteria wrong

January 19, 2019 7:50 am

Tamil Nadu’s main Opposition party DMK moved a petition in the Madras High Court Friday, challenging the 10 per cent quota for the general category poor.

In RJD U-turn on EWS quota, senior leader says voting against Bill in House a mistake

January 17, 2019 7:04 am

While Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav has not reacted to Singh’s remarks, sources in RJD said the party had to do a “balancing act” since it will field a few upper caste candidates in Lok Sabha polls.

Gujarat govt halts recruitment for 4,000 posts over 10% quota modalities

January 16, 2019 6:54 pm

“The new dates for the postponed examination will be declared after we receive a notification (regarding implementation of the new Act) by General Administration Department, which is expected soon,” Dasa said.

From July, quota in higher education across all private institutions: Govt

January 16, 2019 9:42 am

Institutions run by the Centre will have to increase their student strength by almost 25 per cent in order to accommodate the EWS reservation without affecting the current number of SC, ST, OBC and general category seats.

10% quota for economically weaker sections being implemented: Rawat

January 15, 2019 7:52 pm

"By July 2019 all villages with a population of 200-250 will have internet connectivity as it will generate employment opportunities besides making it easier to take better education and health facilities to people," he said.

NDA was shaky but 10% quota has brought back confidence: Ram Vilas Paswan

January 14, 2019 2:43 am

LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan said Opposition parties at the national level are "confused" and the Congress alliance is not shaping up, as was evident in Uttar Pradesh.