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SC reserves judgment on petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Maratha reservations

The bench was hearing appeals challenging the Bombay HC order that upheld reservations to Marathas in jobs and education under the Maharashtra Socially and Educationally Backward Classes Act

Published on 26th March 2021
Madras High Court

Puducherry Cabinet's proposal of 10% NEET quota rejected, Centre tells Madras High Court

The Narayanasamy-led government had introduced the resolution after Tamil Nadu brought in a similar 7.5 per cent reservation for government school students

Published on 26th March 2021
Anna University

Madras High Court pulls up Anna University for "unnecessary confusion" on 10 per cent EWS reservation

The judge on February 19 had directed the University to admit students to the two courses following the Central government’s 49.5 per cent reservation for the current academic year

Published on 11th March 2021
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Moving SC with review petition against ruling that reservation cannot exceed 50 per cent is option: Maha govt

Fadnavis criticised the government for neglecting the issue of OBC quota and not forming a commission to collect empirical (rpt empirical) data on Other Backward Classes population

Published on 5th March 2021
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Anna University issue stirs up reservation debate: Do you know how, why and when Tamil Nadu created a 69% reservation policy?

Tamil Nadu’s reservation policy is the highest in the state and because of this, it has been repeatedly challenged and debated

Published on 3rd March 2021
Madras HC

Madurai bench of the Madras HC tells Govt to consider making NEET reservation more inclusive

If students like Soundarya, who hails from a disadvantaged background, had any inkling that such reservation would come into play, in all probabilities they would not have opted for the sponsorship

Published on 5th March 2021
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TN group files plea in Madras HC against 10.5 per cent internal reservation to Vanniyars

When the first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy commenced their proceedings, counsel for the petitioner made a mention for urgent hearing of the plea

Published on 3rd March 2021
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University of Madras to reserve one seat in every department for transsexuals

Not just for transsexuals, the University will also be reserving a seat for differently abled people, sportspersons, wards of ex-servicemen and Tamil students of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Published on 28th February 2021
Anna University

Anna University must follow Union government's 49.5% reservation quota: Madras High Court order

According to media reports, admission to the programmes funded by the union government's Department of Biotechnology will continue following the central reservation policy

Published on 19th February 2021
Anna University

Anna University: Madras HC asks Centre if it is trying to impose its reservation policy on TN institutes

The state said that under UGC guidelines, only state government policy must be followed by individual universities in the state

Published on 16th February 2021
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Inefficiency of Merit: Have India's top technical, scientific institutes used the ‘merit’ debate to deny jobs to teachers from oppressed communities?

Technical and scientific institutes have maintained that due to the ‘sophisticated nature’ of certain jobs, they cannot allow people who come in through reservation to occupy them

Published on 8th February 2021
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Is Anna University’s decision to drop two MTech courses over confusion about reservation policy justified?

As the central government rules of reservation were not acceptable by the Tamil Nadu government, Anna University said it was unable to proceed with the admission for the two courses 

Published on 5th February 2021
AMU

AMU buries time capsule containing documents carrying 100-year history of institution

During an online function on the 72nd Republic Day, AMU VC Professor Tariq Mansoor said this is a historic occasion since preservation of historical documents is of critical importance

Published on 26th January 2021
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Man attempts suicide over Maratha quota issue in Maharashtra 

Before consuming the poison, the man in a Facebook live video blamed the government for the Maratha community not being able to get reservations in education and jobs

Published on 21st January 2021
JNU

No appointments till JNU can "revisit, reexamine and recast" roster for all posts: Delhi HC

The Single Judge Bench of Justice Jyoti Singh had held JNU responsible for de-reservation of two faculty positions. The Division Bench's judgement extends that exercise to all posts

Published on 21st January 2021

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