30 Apr 2012
BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday demanded that the Centre bring a Constitutional amendment bill during the current session of the Parliament to provide for reservation to SC and ST government employees in promotions.
01 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today made a pitch for reservation for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and backward communities in private sector jobs.
20 Dec 2012
UP state government employees continued their protest against reservation in promotions by taking out a funeral procession of political parties supporting the constitutional amendment bill for the purpose.
07 May 2012
Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi on Sunday gave his assent to an ordinance to scrap quota-based promotions for SCs and STs in state government departments on Supreme Court order.
16 Apr 2015
Visakhapatnam: The CPI(M) on Thursday demanded reservation for Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in private sector jobs and resolved to run a campaign to bring pressure on the Centre to bring a legislation to help people of these communities, hit hard due to neo-liberal economic policies.
07 Jun 2012
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought response of the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition challenging reservation of the post of chairperson of certain municipal bodies for members of the SC, ST and OBC communities.
19 Dec 2012
Targeting BJP and Congress for the constitutional amendment bill-granting quota in promotions, anti-reservation activists on Wednesday staged protests before their respective offices here and warned of a "civil disobedience" agitation if they are forced to work under junior officials of reserved categories.
18 Dec 2012
Employees and officials of various departments of Uttar Pradesh government continued their strike to protest against the constitutional amendment bill for reservation for SC/ST in promotion.
29 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Dalit activists will participate in a rally on December 8 to raise their demands before the government for reservations in promotions and passing of certain pending bills aimed at their betterment.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.