Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Economically Weaker Section


Delhi directorate of education to refund expenses of private schools towards enrolment of EWS students

January 20, 2023 5:57 pm

The planning brand allocated a budget to each of the 13 districts in Delhi for processing the claims of reimbursement.

Citing EWS criteria, petitioner seeks tax exemption for persons earning below Rs 8 lakh

November 22, 2022 8:02 pm

The petition was filed by A Kunnur Seenivasan, a DMK functionary, in light of the Supreme Court ruling that categorises families with a gross annual income of less than Rs 8 lakh as economically weaker section (EWS).

Day after EWS verdict, Nitish Kumar says remove 50% quota cap

November 09, 2022 7:07 am

Links SC EWS quota decision to need for all-India caste census

SC verdict on EWS: A new chapter in the long saga of the appeasement of India's most powerful minority

November 09, 2022 10:20 pm

The EWS constitutional amendment, now sanctioned by Supreme Court, aims for and struggles to avoid stating openly what it is — reservation for the Hindu upper castes

Supreme Court EWS judgement: Timeline of the case

November 08, 2022 8:23 am

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the 103rd amendment to the Constitution and said that reservation on economic basis does not violate the essential features of the Constitution of India

Applications for Delhi nursery EWS admissions to begin on March 22

March 10, 2022 10:25 am

Applications for these seats will begin online from March 22 and the last date for this is April 4. The date of the first round of centralised computerised draw of lots will be conducted on April 11.

Apply online for EWS quota seats in Maharashtra schools from February 16

February 02, 2022 6:50 pm

Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announces revised schedule for admission to seats reserved for poor students under Right to Education Act

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.