11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday supported UPA regime's decision to include the Jat community in the Central OBC list for providing reservation and refuted the allegation in the Supreme Court that it was done to gain political mileage in the general elections.
19 Aug 2014
New Delhi: All India Women's Congress president Shobha Oza on Monday said the BJP government was reluctant to table the Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament and this was in stark contrast to its election manifesto that stressed on women's emancipation.
16 Aug 2014
Madurai: Madras High Court bench has ruled that priority given to certain categories during recruitment cannot be treated as reservation and set aside the Sivaganga District Education officer's order, cancelling appointment of a woman graduate Assistant teacher selected under priority.
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the Central government’s notification of including Jats in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) list.
20 Aug 2014
Jaipur: The process of filing of nomination papers by candidates for the four Rajasthan Assembly constituencies going for bypoll on September 13 began on Wednesday.
17 Aug 2014
New Delhi: In what is welcome news for lakhs of ex-servicemen, the government has removed a major hurdle to their post-retirement employment and allowed them to avail of the benefit of reservation in all civil jobs they apply.
03 Mar 2014
Muzaffarnagar: Jat leaders on Monday welcomed the Union Cabinet’s decision to include Jats in nine states in the central list of OBCs and said the move will help youths from the community in getting jobs.
20 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said that her party is committed to the Women's Reservation Bill which seeks to provide 33 percent reservation to women in the Parliament and state legislatures.
14 Aug 2014
Pune: Activists of Dhangar community on Thursday resorted to ‘chakka jam’ (halt traffic) agitation at various places in the district, including Pune city, in support of their demand for reservation under ST category.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has decided to include the Jat community in the central list of OBCs in nine states, a move that is expected to benefit about nine crore people from the community.