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Gujjar quota stir in Rajasthan: Bhanwar Lal urges protesters not to resort to violence

This comes after Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla said, ‘We will leave only after getting 5 per cent reservation.’

11 Feb 2019 4:21 PM

‘We will examine the issue’: SC bench on 10 per cent reservation

The petitions say that the 10pc reservation takes the total count of reservation above 50pc, which was decided by the SC itself in 2006.

25 Jan 2019 11:59 AM

Brahmins ask for separate 4 per cent quota

Nearly 1500 Brahmin activists, including priests, from Nashik, Thane, Pune and other parts, participated in the protest.

23 Jan 2019 1:58 AM

'Will implement quota for upper class poor after legal opinion': Nitish Kumar

Kumar said legal opinion was being sought if new quotas could be brought about in through executive order or Act passed in legislature.

21 Jan 2019 5:26 PM

25 pc hike in varsities’ seats to enable quota for general category poor

The decision was taken at meeting of officials from HRD ministry, the UGC and the All India Council of Technical Education.

15 Jan 2019 8:27 PM


Politics of quota

Was it right to increase the total reservation quota for governemnt jobs to 60 per cent?

14 Jan 2019 12:06 AM

NCP backs Naveen Patnaik on reservation for women

The BJD has been showcasing its drive for 33 per cent reservation for women as its commitment towards “women empowerment.”

11 Jan 2019 6:19 AM

Reservation needs to continue, says Rajnath Singh

He said that a pilot project of this system had already been started and will also be used in Assam.

25 Sep 2018 5:22 AM

Uttar Pradesh BJP in dilemma over quota in promotions

The Sarvjan Hitya Sanrakshan Samiti is vehemently opposed to quota in promotion.

28 Aug 2018 6:20 AM

Former UGC chief bats for reservation in private sector

Ex-UGC chairperson said that privatisation and contractual employment had affected the posts under reservation in the government sector.

30 Jul 2018 1:11 PM


Where to stop the quotas?

The principle of affirmative action may have been upheld. Where to stop is the challenge.

26 Dec 2017 1:37 AM

Seats for all who seek?

As a plus two graduated boy’s Facebook post on reservation goes viral, we present a few varying ideas on the issue.

20 Jul 2017 12:26 AM

Help those in need, but avoid quotas

The affirmative action required should improve their capabilities as well as respect their self-confidence.

04 Jul 2017 5:43 AM

Paswan asks states to allot ration shops as per reservation policy

Ram Vilas Paswan said allotment of FPS should be as per reservation policy and SC/ST members should be given priority.

28 Jun 2017 2:13 PM

AAP govt mulling over 80 per cent reservation to Delhi students in city

Kejriwal also asked Sisodia to see if 80-85 per cent of guest teachers could be inducted from the national capital.

12 Jun 2017 10:28 AM


Bombay HC nod for unaided medical colleges to conduct admission

70 per cent seats would be reserved for sons of the soil while the remaining could be given to outsiders.

15 May 2017 2:30 AM

Maratha reservation: Bombay HC seeks govt's stand

The court was hearing pleas challenging the previous Cong-NCP govt’s decision to grant 16% reservation to the Maratha community.

03 May 2017 9:03 AM

Jat reservation quota stir reaches Delhi, thousands descend upon Jantar Mantar

Community members will submit a memorandum on the quota issue to the President and the Prime Minister and take out a march to Parliament.

02 Mar 2017 1:17 PM

Jat agitation spills over to Delhi, protest near border

The Jat community in Haryana is demanding reservation in education and government jobs.

09 Feb 2017 4:33 AM

UP polls: Modi will interfere with Muslim personal law, says Mayawati

At a rally, Mayawati said, the Modi government wants to interfere with the personal law of Muslims, and end reservations in jobs.

07 Feb 2017 8:23 AM