21 Dec 2014
New Delhi: A parliamentary committee has recommended appropriate action against "erring authorities" who are not implementing the provisions of the Persons with Disabilities Act, which mandates three percent reservation for the differently abled.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with an interim order of the Bombay High Court by which the decision of Maharashtra government to provide 16 percent reservation to Marathas in jobs and educational institutions was stayed.
20 Dec 2014
Bhubaneswar: Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, Odisha's Forest Minister Bikram Keshari Arukh and state Tourism minister Ashok Kumar Panda are among 2,225 people facing cancellation of plots/houses or flats allotted by state government under discretionary quota (DQ).
18 Dec 2014
Chennai: A federation of elected women representatives on Thursday pressed for a slew of demands, including 50 percent reservation in local governance, saying it would ensure equality.
12 Dec 2014
Basholi (JK): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said the government has decided to give six per cent reservation to ex-service men in recruitment in police force and provide land at low cost for establishment of their colonies.
11 Dec 2014
Sangareddy: Senior VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Thursday said his organisation will oppose any move by the K Chandrasekhar Rao-led Telangana government in providing 12 per cent reservations to Muslims.
08 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supervisory Committee on Mullaperiyar dam has concluded that seepage of the water reservoir is within the limits, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
10 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Alleging that SC/ST and OBC seats in the AIIMS faculty are not being filled up, Opposition SP, BSP and Congress in Rajya Sabha on Thursday demanded that the on-going faculty appointment process in the top medical institution should be stopped till Government clears the air on the issue.
11 Dec 2014
Motihari (Bihar): Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi today called for raising the bar on reservation from present 49.5 percent to 80 percent for OBCs, SC/STs and other sections of the population.
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.