27 Nov 2014
Berlin: In a historic move, Germany has decided to introduce a 30 percent quota for women on the supervisory boards of all large companies from 2016. Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed the decision by her Christian Democratic Union (CDU), its Bavarian ally Christian Social Union (CSU) and the centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) to implement a key provision of their coalition treaty signed a year ago.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: With the much-awaited DDA Housing draw finally out, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said there was "nothing wrong" in DDA's regulation which holds that a person, who already owns a flat or plot in Delhi, was ineligible to apply.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Union Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said she would like the Women's Reservation Bill to be passed in Lok Sabha as it was necessary to provide a 'level-playing field' for women.
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.
22 Nov 2014
Manika (Jharkhand): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said on Saturday that programmes like green revolution, MG-NREGA, RTI and women's reservation were the party's initiatives as the Congress believed in taking all sections of the society along with it.
09 Nov 2014
Jaipur: Sanwar Lal Jat, who was inducted on Sunday in Narendra Modi Ministry, is a close confidant of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and had made his Lok Sabha debut this year by defeating state Congress chief Sachin Pilot in Ajmer.
09 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The proverbial slip between cup and lip had haunted Haryana Jat leader Birender Singh who first lost to Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the battle for Haryana Chief Minister's chair in 2004 and was then denied a Cabinet berth in Manmohan Singh government in 2010 at the last minute.
11 Nov 2014
Patna: In a landmark judgment Patna High Court has set aside notifications by Bihar government which provide reservation to SC, ST and Backward Castes in Bihar Civil Services (Judicial Branch) and Bihar Superior Judicial Service along the lines of other state services.
14 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Maharashtra government has decided to approach the Supreme Court after the Bombay High Court stayed the decision to give 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in public service and educational institutions, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said here on Friday.
14 Nov 2014
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday cancelled the previous Ashok Chavan government's decision of providing 16 percent reservation to Muslims and Marathas in public service and educational institutions.