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Pleas against Centre's 10% EWS quota will be heard by SC from July 30

July 01, 2019 7:32 pm

The petitioner has said the bill violates the basic feature of the Constitution as reservation on economic grounds cannot be limited to the general category and the overall 50 per cent ceiling limit cannot be breached.

SC defers hearing pleas against centre's 10% quota for EWS category in jobs, education

July 01, 2019 5:15 pm

The Centre has come out with the constitutional amendment bill giving quota benefits to the poor among general category candidates. The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha cleared the bill on January 8 and 9 respectively, and it has been signed by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Delhi: Panel to assess if EWS kids getting books and uniforms

April 13, 2019 1:22 am

The expenditure incurred by schools for this is to be reimbursed on the basis of per-child expenditure by the state government. But over the years, there have been consistent complaints by parents that they have not been receiving free uniforms and books.

10% quota for EWS: Passes equality test but forward classes gain, says Justice Sawant

January 13, 2019 8:17 pm

Speaking to The Sunday Express, Justice Sawant also raised concern that the benefit of EWS reservation, in practice, could go to the “forward classes”.

Panjab University: Student council office-bearers protest against fee hike for EWS students

October 04, 2018 8:11 am

While the authorities have asked for time till 11 am on October 4 to study the issue as the CoE was absent. However, the students were adamant and continued to block the gate as the matter has been pending for over two weeks now.

Allow students of Economically Weaker Sections to complete studies in private schools: PIL

May 06, 2018 2:04 pm

The PIL also contended the academic atmosphere is different in government and private schools, which will cause prejudice to the said students by not letting them complete education till Class 12.

EWS admissions: FIR against Mumbai agents for issuing fake income certificates to parents

June 01, 2016 2:57 am

The parents, who had applied for admission for their children under the Right to Education Act, said the agents had charged them huge amounts in return for bogus income certificates.

Ahmedabad: Admissions for EWS under RTE increase from 3,712 to 10,145

May 13, 2016 12:46 am

As many as 17,000 admission forms were distributed to children belonging to the EWS at 43 centres in Ahmedabad city areas.

Delhi EWS scam: 1,000 fake admissions in 200 schools

February 16, 2016 2:31 am

This is what has emerged after scrutiny of 200 schools, more such cases could emerge as the probe looks at other schools, said sources.