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Strongly Recommend 50% Reservation In Judiciary For Women Lawyers: CJI

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chief Justice of India N V Ramana exhorted upon women lawyers that reservation is a ‘matter of right, and not a matter a charity’ to them.

Supreme Court Refuses To Reopen Decision To Grant Reservations In Promotions To SCs, STs

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The top court noted that in its earlier order, the state governments were directed to finalise the issues which are peculiar to them so that the court can proceed in the matter. A three-judge bench asked state governments to identify issues and submit a report within two weeks.


Telangana Gives 33.3% Reservation To Women In Govt Posts Under EWS Quota

The consolidated guidelines were issued over two years after the Centre announced 10 per cent EWS reservation for initial postings and admissions into educational institutions.

BJD Decides To Field 27% OBC Candidates In Odisha Panchayat Polls

Aug 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJD’s move comes barely three days after a delegation of the party MPs met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and sought a legislation to raise quota for OBCs in the state.


OBC Reservation: 55% Reserved Posts Lying Vacant In Govt Universities

Apart from central universities, the Ministry of Education's data showed 89 per cent of the posts sanctioned for OBCs lying vacant in the Indian Institute for Science, Bangalore.

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02 August, 2021

All India Quota: Extending OBC, EWS Reservations Beyond Govt Medical Colleges

Shikhar Ranjan

The government extended reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the coveted All India Quota (AIQ) for medical seats in Government Medical Colleges of the country.


29 July, 2021

Govt Announces 27% Reservation For OBCs, 10% Quota For EWS In Medical, Dental Courses

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision is also in sync with the significant reforms carried out in the field of medical education since 2014, the statement underlined.


29 June, 2021

People With Disabilities Cannot Be Denied Reservation In Promotions In Govt Jobs: SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC bench said, 'We are of the view that the course of action followed by the High Court in the impugned order is salutary and does not call for any interference.'


26 June, 2021

Fadnavis Vows To Retire From Politics If BJP Fails To Restore OBC Quota In Local Bodies

Outlook Web Bureau

The senior BJP leader said OBCs are being purposely deprived of the political reservation.


20 March, 2021

Maratha Quota Case: Where Is Equality If There Is No Limit To Reservations, Asks SC

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC made the observation while hearing pleas challenging the Bombay HC verdict which upheld the grant of quota to Marathas in admissions and government jobs in Maharashtra.


21 February, 2021

Ramdas Athawale Calls For Caste-Based Census, Reservation For Marathas

Outlook Web Bureau

Ramdas Athawale also demanded that Marathas be given reservations without disturbing the quota for other castes and communities.


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11 February, 2021

UPSC's Reserve List Is Not Waiting List: Jitendra Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

Since CSE-2002, the Commission maintains a confidential consolidated reserve list that includes candidates from general and reserved categories.


20 January, 2021

Maratha Quota: SC To Decide On Plea Schedule On February 5

Outlook Web Bureau

The High Court had accepted the Maharashtra government's argument that the Maratha community was socially and educationally backwards.


12 January, 2021

Are Our Courts Upholding Constitutional Justice Or Justice Of Manusmriti? Asks Meena Kandasamy

Intifada P Basheer

While speaking to Outlook, writer-activist Meena Kandasamy talks about politics, literature, feminism, reservation, Periyarism and poses a few questions to the Indian judiciary.


23 December, 2020

Maharashtra Govt Grants Reservation To Maratha Community Under EWS Category

PTI

The 10 per cent EWS quota is earmarked for those who are not covered under any social reservations.


22 November, 2020

Minister Thanks PM For Introducing Medical Seat Quota For Covid-19 Warriors' Children

PTI

The Centre has said that five MBBS/BDS seats will be reserved under the quota


10 November, 2020

Jats, Muslims Renew Quota Demand Amid Gurjar Agitation In Rajasthan

PTI

Jats and Muslim communities demand inclusion in the Central OBC list


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27 October, 2020

Marathas Want Reservation Under SEBC, Not OBC Category: BJP MP Sambhaji Chhatrapati

PTI

The Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) Act, 2018 was enacted to grant reservation to people of Maratha community in Maharashtra in jobs and admissions.


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Congress General Secretary and AICC in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Priyanka Gandhi speaks during 'Pratigya rally', ahead of UP Assembly elections 2022, in Moradabad.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin visits the flood affected areas, in Thoothukudi.

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