February 13, 2019 2:34 pm
The Fadnavis government's clarification that the 10% EWS quota would not be applicable to Marathas is in line with the Centre's formula that excludes the poorer sections among the categories that are already covered under some reservation.
January 18, 2019 4:24 am
Tejashwi Yadav added that the RJD had been against the "manner in which the quota was brought without any data".
January 18, 2019 2:33 am
As in case of SC, ST and OBC reservation, the quota for Economically Weaker Sections of the general category will not be applicable to eight institutions of excellence.
January 18, 2019 2:02 am
“Political parties would throw this arrow during elections but would not have courage for constitutional amendment, but the NDA government showed this courage," Narendra Modi said on the quota Bill.
January 18, 2019 7:47 am
From Mayawati to Ram Vilas Paswan to Ramdas Athawale this bill has united the voices from within the community. There is a reason for this. Dalit leadership in the country is essentially the leadership of and by the poor.
January 17, 2019 1:11 pm
There’s a glimmer when it comes to major public sector banks and undertakings, with banks based in the south leading the way in ensuring reservation benefits, according to data obtained by The Indian Express under the RTI Act.
January 17, 2019 7:04 am
It also allows states to notify EWS “from time to time on the basis of family income and other indicators of economic disadvantage” even if they are “adequately represented” in government jobs.
January 17, 2019 9:28 am
This is in sharp contrast to the UPA government’s introduction of 27 per cent reservation for OBC students in 2006. At that time, the CEIs were assured of financial aid for building additional infrastructure.
January 16, 2019 5:55 pm
HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the government will implement the 10% quota for EWS in the general category across all higher education institutions from July 2019. He said it would not affect existing reservations for candidates.