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.
18 Aug 2014
Bharatpur (Rajasthan): People belonging to the Gujjar community on Sunday held a 'Mahapanchayat' here in support of their demand of five percent quota for special backward class (SBC), and warned the BJP government that if it failed to initiate action on their demand within 15 days they would intensify the agitation.
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.
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.
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.
04 Aug 2014
Indore: Madhya Pradesh government will gradually raise the reservation of women in state police from the current 10 percent to 30 percent to enhance their representation in the force.
12 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said there is no reservation fixed on the basis of religion in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles.
12 Aug 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Making a strong pitch for the Women's Reservation Bill, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said her party would press the BJP-led NDA government to ensure its passage in the Lok Sabha.
14 May 2014
New Delhi: The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) has recommended the inclusion of transgenders in the central list of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs).