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As a five-judge Supreme Court bench will hear EWS quota petitions on September 13, AIOBCSA has a few questions 

Additionally, the All India OBC Students Association (AIOBCSA) has also filed an impleading petition with the help of their Legal Advisor Shashank Ratnoo

Published on 3rd September 2022
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How are university reservations in the US affecting Indian-Americans? US SC to consider challenge to policy

One of the methods Harvard had allegedly used to undermine Asians, who are otherwise qualified, was to give them lower scores on personality traits used to assess applicants

Published on 25th January 2022
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Education Ministry establishes cell to monitor implementation of reservation policies at IISER, IISc

The situation in terms of empty OBC posts is worse in IISc where 89.76 % of posts reserved for them remain vacant, i.e. 272 out of the total 303 posts for OBC candidates are vacant at IISc

Published on 22nd January 2022
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Now, OBC group wants PM to implement OBC quota in AIQ of LLB, LLM courses at NLUs too

The letter pointed out that implementation of the OBC reservations in the AIQ of NLUs is needed for the deepening of the social justice process in the countr

Published on 10th January 2022
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NEET PG counselling issue: Supreme Court pushes judgement to January 7, medicos keep fingers crossed

While hearing the case yesterday, on behalf of the government, Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta urged the court to give the green light for the NEET PG counselling, given the "current scenario"

Published on 6th January 2022
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Income criteria of Rs 8 lakh and below for EWS candidates will not be revised: Centre tells SC in NEET PG issue

The government said that the panel has recommended that family income is a “feasible criterion” for defining EWS 

Published on 3rd January 2022
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DU has done little to ensure OBC representation in faculty, not committed to social justice: OBC welfare panel tells Parliament

The panel has now directed the university to fill all sanctioned posts for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor within a stipulated time frame

Published on 4th December 2021
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Centre forms committee to review EWS criteria, even as junior doctors threaten to intensify strike to get NEET PG conducted soon

The 3-member committee will review the criteria in accordance with assurance given to the SC on the matter, the centre said. Here's why this is a bitter pill to swallow for resident doctors

Published on 1st December 2021
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SC issues notice to IITs, Centre on a plea seeking proper implementation of reservations

The plea alleges IITs are not following the transparent process of recruiting the faculty members, this has opened opens window for non-deserving candidates to enter IITs through connections

Published on 25th November 2021
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan says EWS quota will not change existing reservation norms 

Noting that the government considered various social realities before coming up with the new reservation norm, Vijayan said that what is more important is to ensure good living conditions for everyone

Published on 20th November 2021
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Reservations not 'sucking away seats,' says DMK, slamming petitioners for causing unrest by challenging NEET quotas

The DMK, in a statement, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the petitions challenging the reservations for the OBC and EWS in NEET AIQ
 

Published on 23rd October 2021
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Do not implement OBC, EWS reservations in medical PG AIQ seats, doctors file plea in Supreme Court

The petitioners state that implementing the reservations will be disadvantageous for a large number of doctors from unreserved categories

Published on 9th October 2021
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Implement reservations in faculty recruitments, MP Thamizhachi tells IITM Director after Vipin Veetil incident

Of the 596 faculty members employed in IIT Madras in May 2021, 515 of them belong to the unreserved category and 62 are from the OBC category

Published on 29th September 2021
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Policymakers should've aimed at empowering citizens so that merit is the deciding factor: Madras HC criticises caste reservations 

It is noteworthy that even though the by-product of the reservation scheme may be poverty-elevation, its purpose is to provide representation to the oppressed castes in education and jobs

Published on 27th August 2021
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Constitution Amendment Bill a welcome move but states should not misuse power: OBC students' group

AIOBCSA has demanded that the 50 per cent cap on the reservation policy must be done away with. They said that the reservation model of Tamil Nadu must be replicated across the country

Published on 12th August 2021

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