Thursday, Oct 06, 2022

caste reservation


Telangana hikes ST reservation from 6% to 10%

October 01, 2022 12:54 pm

The order by the Tribal Welfare Department said the enhanced reservations would apply in educational institutions and to services under the state government with immediate effect

'Consider reservations as responsibility, not burden:' Education Minister to students questioning quota policy

September 09, 2022 2:21 am

Dharmendra Pradhan said this while interacting with students of a private coaching institute in Rajasthan's Kota this week. Incidentally, the 2022 NEET-UG topper - Tanishka - is from the OBC (non-creamy layer) category

Don't make interview board aware of candidates' caste: Delhi minister to UPSC

July 17, 2021 5:32 pm

The minister also asked the UPSC to apprise him about the action taken to prevent discrimination against reserved category candidates during the interview process. 

Reservation debate: a new, post-myth era

March 15, 2021 8:52 am

With the Supreme Court reconsidering the ceiling of 50 per cent for reservations, we can move beyond binaries and ask difficult questions about power-sharing.

Reservation is being undermined by privatisation push and decline in political clout of backward castes

November 08, 2020 12:25 pm

The judiciary has contributed to the erosion of the reservation system in different ways during the last two years.

Affluent in OBC, SC/ST not letting quota benefits trickle down, review lists: Bench

April 23, 2020 7:49 am

The Bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra, Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose, agreed with Senior Advocate Rajeev Dhavan that the lists of those entitled to reservation must be revised from time to time.

Gujarat govt adds 15 communities to list of unreserved castes

September 08, 2019 12:09 pm

The state government said that the new entries in the list include Leva Patel and Kadva Patel communities.

Pune unit of ‘Save Merit, Save Nation’ to undertake peace march on September 14

September 06, 2019 8:42 am

The Socially and Economically Backward Class (SEBC) Act brought the quantum of reservation to 12 per cent in education and 13 per cent in jobs, thereby increasing the percentage of total reservation to 74 per cent in education and 75 per cent in jobs.

SC/ST quota in promotions: Supreme Court OKs Karnataka law

May 11, 2019 11:05 am

The Supreme Court underlined that quota for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes is “not at odds with the principle of meritocracy” and is “true fulfilment of effective and substantive equality by accounting for the structural conditions into which people are born”.

Nitish Kumar: No power on earth can abolish reservation 

April 28, 2019 7:06 pm

The Bihar CM said that Modi government has given Rs 50,000 crore for construction of roads and bridges in the state besides it also converted many state highways into national highways.