10% quota Bill tabled in Uttarakhand Assembly

Dehradun, Feb 21 (IANS) The Uttarakhand government on Thursday tabled a Bill in the state Assembly to provide 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and higher education for economically weaker sections (EWS)... Read more »

Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST... Read more »

Governor lauds Haryana’s “transparent, graft-free governance”

Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Wednesday lavished fulsome praise on the Manohar Lal Khattar government in his budget address to the state Assembly, and said it had ushered... Read more »

Telangana cabinet expanded with induction of 10 ministers

Hyderabad, Feb 19 (IANS) After keeping everybody guessing for more than two months, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday expanded his cabinet by inducting 10 ministers but kept the key portfolios... Read more »

All-India protest against commercialization and communalization of education

By Prof Madhu Prasad, Dr Vikas Gupta The All-India Forum for Right to Education (AIFRTE) organized on February 18 in Delhi a protest demonstration at Parliament Street, a nation-wide referendum on education... Read more »

Citizenship Amendment Bill Row Generated Patriotism In North East India !

Feb 18, As if the people of northeast (NE) India became more conscious about India’s constitution, rule of law and its secular image abroad. So groups of people, including politicians, civil society... Read more »

Shah “Citizenship Bill to figure in BJP manifesto”

Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party will make the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 part of the party manifesto for the next elections and pass it on return to power this year,... Read more »

‘5% reservation for Gujjars in Rajasthan would require a constitutional amendment’

By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Feb 15 (IANS) The Rajasthan Assembly might have passed a bill granting five per cent reservation to Gujjars in educational institutions and government jobs but the community’s leaders are... Read more »

BJP’s OBC meet to begin in Patna today, all eyes on Mahagathbandhan vote bank

Source:www.indiatoday.inAfter wooing upper caste voters by bringing a law to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker section amongst the forward caste, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now eyeing to... Read more »

Rahul Gandhi takes a stand against 13-point roster, writes to HRD Minister

New Delhi, Feb 14 Congress President Rahul Gandhi urged Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar to restore the “200-point roster system” of reservation mechanism for faculties in universities. In a letter... Read more »

Vote out the BJP, opposition leaders appeal to youth

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Citing rising unemployment, the widening social and communal rift and curbs on freedom of speech, a score of opposition leaders on Tuesday appealed to the youth to vote... Read more »

Meghalaya CM threatens to severe ties with NDA on Citizenship Bill

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Reiterating the National People’s Party’s stand on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said the NPP will severe ties with the National Democratic... Read more »

Will Modi reassert ‘supremacy’ in Pandharkawada, hotspot of farmers’s suicides in Vidarbha

By Quaid Najmi Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Feb 12 (IANS) Immense curiosity has arisen after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plans were made known to address a pre-election rally on February 16 in the small village... Read more »

Javadekar “Will bring Ordinance if SC rejects review petition”

New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar assured on Monday that the Centre was committed to reservation and will bring an Ordinance if the Supreme Court rejects its review petition challenging... Read more »

Neeraj Shekhar “Modi rattled by opposition alliance, UP will seal his fate”

By Brajendra Nath Singh New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The entry of Priyanka Gandhi into active politics will not impact the SP-BSP alliance in Uttar Pradesh, where the BJP has been rattled because... Read more »

Tejashwi “Nitish could become PM for not opposing 13-point roster”

Patna, Feb 7 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday taunted Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying he could become the Prime Minister for not speaking against Central government’s 13-point... Read more »

Tejashwi Yadav’s political posturing over the 10% EWS quota in Bihar, explained

Source: timesnownews.comOn January 12, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to the Bill guaranteeing 10% quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) of society in government jobs and educational institutes of higher... Read more »

Budget 2019-20: Schemes for SC-ST would fail to create durable assets, sustainable livelihoods

Feb 06, The Budget 2019 has grossly neglected Dalit and Adivasi population.The projections of a historical increase in allocations for SC’s at 35.6% and 28% for ST’s this year hides several harsh... Read more »

Jharkhand CM “no plans to give reservation in private sector”

Ranchi, Feb 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday ruled out the possibility of giving job reservation in the private sector. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Seema Devi raised the issue... Read more »

SC/ST bill to affect 65K Karnataka government staffers, may take 45 days for execution

Source: newindianexpress.comAfter a delay of months, the Karnataka cabinet finally gave its nod for the implementation of the SC/ST reservation in promotion bill. While the move is believed to cause disappointment among... Read more »