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Economically Weaker Section


Reservation delayed, justice denied

August 13, 2021 8:24 pm

Quotas in medical colleges for OBCs has been long pending. Someone must answer for the suffering this delay has caused

Explained: The Economically Weaker Sections reservation being implemented in Andhra Pradesh

July 17, 2021 8:54 am

The Andhra Pradesh government has simplified the norms stipulated by the Centre for the implementation of 10 per cent reservation to the EWS in employment and education, without any sub-categorisation.

Medical, engineering admissions: Bombay HC relief for 8 Maratha students who missed out on both EWS, SEBC quotas

December 20, 2020 10:31 pm

The students, aspiring to pursue medical and engineering courses, moved the HC after they missed out on reservation under both SEBC and EWS quotas following the Supreme Court’s stay on implementation of SEBC in September.

Maharashtra govt given 'ultimatum' over demands, but Maratha Kranti Morcha leaders disagree over EWS

October 04, 2020 2:37 pm

A section of Maratha Kranti Morcha members on Saturday urged Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to extend the benefits of EWS category to Maratha youth till the Supreme Court takes a final decision on the reservation issue.

Rescheduling vacations, suspending digital classes: How city’s private schools plan to navigate post-lockdown period

May 18, 2020 11:39 am

Summer vacations scheduled between May 1 to May 15, have now been extended until May end.

Private schools mandated to admit 15% students from weaker sections

July 01, 2019 3:29 pm

HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank said the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act came into effect from April 1, 2010 and the Act makes elementary education a fundamental right of all children in the age group of 6-14 years

Explained: SC refuses petition to modify its order on post-graduate medical admissions

June 10, 2019 7:12 pm

The medical admission process this year has witnessed substantial delay, from May 31, the deadline has now been extended till June 17. The delay has been caused by Maharashtra government’s decision to implement new reservation for PG medical seats this year.

Mumbai: Students to protest against Maratha, EWS quota

April 09, 2019 1:33 am

Claiming that they are not against any particular community, the aspirants are demanding that reservation be capped at 50 per cent in the state.

Tough for govt to pay beyond class VIII: Education Minister Manish Sisodia

April 08, 2019 2:10 am

A government notification of 2007 says all schools on government land will have to reserve 20% seats for EWS children and there is no question of these children being forced to pay fee or leave, says Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia.

Hardlook: Holes in the safety net

April 08, 2019 7:38 am

Far from the excitement of entering a new grade, thousands of EWS children are facing an uncertain future as they reach Class IX. With parents being asked to pay fee they cannot afford, The Indian Express looks at what caused the crisis