October 31, 2020 2:08 am
Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted Friday: “OBC reservation to be introduced in Sainik Schools from the year 2021-22.” The decision was communication to the principals of these schools through a letter on October 13.
July 28, 2020 10:32 am
The court said the committee, comprising representatives from the Centre, state and the Medical Council of India (MCI), should be constituted within three months.
August 03, 2019 2:42 am
According to the provisions of the Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Act, 1961 and the Bombay Village Panchayat Act, 1958, there are set reservations for excluded groups.
July 10, 2019 12:05 am
We are moving away from the constitutional logic behind enabling clauses such as Articles 15 and 16.
May 29, 2019 7:02 am
In its orders issued on May 21, two days before the results of the General Election, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the Commission’s tenure for another two months beyond the current deadline of May 31.
May 09, 2019 10:36 am
Presently, half of these 1,900-odd castes have availed less than three per cent of reservation in jobs and education, and the rest availed zero benefits during the last five years.
March 23, 2019 3:00 am
As per the data, OBC representation there is merely 21 per cent with it being the lowest among group A employees — 13 per cent.
March 08, 2019 4:42 am
The 27 per cent OBC reservation for teachers in higher education now also applies to posts at the level of associate professor and professor in case of “direct recruitment”.
December 07, 2018 7:28 am
As many as 983 OBC communities — 37 per cent of the total — have zero representation which means not a single job, not a single seat.
July 27, 2018 6:16 am
The state government’s decision to provide 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in jobs and education has drew a sharp reaction from the OBC community, which has demanded that the OBC quota be raised from the current 19 per cent considering that they make up 52 per cent of the state’s population.