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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
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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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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
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Not a single ST student was admitted in 11 depts at IIT Bombay the last five years, RTI reveals

Only 1.6 per cent were from ST category and 7.5 per cent were from SC category, and 19.2 per cent were from OBC category, the APPSC has found

Published on 8th December 2020
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Need to do our historic duty towards social justice: MP Thirumavalavan slams SC decision on OBC reservations

Tamil Nadu has always been a pioneer where reservations are concerned, and we hope that we come forward as a state in doing our historical duty towards social justice, the MP said

Published on 27th October 2020
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Ambedkarite student group of Pondicherry University claims violation of reservation policy in admissions

The group claimed that 33 departments have implemented the EWS reservations without implementing SC, ST and OBC reservations properly

Published on 26th October 2020
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SC reject Tamil Nadu's plea for 50 percent OBC quota implementation in medical seats

In July, the Madras High Court had directed the government to form a committee to implement OBC reservations and ruled that there were no obstacle standing in the way of that happening

Published on 26th October 2020
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Reservations may be made for subcastes within Scheduled Castes: SC to revisit 2004 verdict

The 2004 verdict in the EV Chinnaiah case was also decided by a five-judge bench. As a result, the matter would now have to go to a larger bench

Published on 27th August 2020
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Madras HC says no legal hurdles stopping OBC reservation in All India Medical Quota, gives three month deadline to centre

 

The Court has granted the Centre three months to enact the legislation providing reservations for OBCs in the All India Quota in non central institutions

Published on 27th July 2020
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Derogatory and untrue: Why 200 DU teachers signed statement condemning Modi's remarks on Rajiv Gandhi

The statement went appreciate Gandhi for his work in computerising railway reservations and also his work in the field of IT

Published on 7th May 2019
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DU to offer nearly 13K more seats to counter the 10 per cent reservation for the financially weak

Seats in Delhi University have been increased in the past as well. In 2007, seats were increased after reservations were made for Other Backward Classes

Published on 1st February 2019
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Not even 3 per cent of IIT faculty are Dalits or tribals

There are 8,856 faculty positions at the premier engineering institutes, and reservations are only available for the entry-level posts of assistant professors and lecturers

Published on 1st January 2019
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Transgenders, underprivileged students could soon get free correspondence courses at BU

While there are reservations for transgenders in Bangalore university's UG courses, stigma and fear prevent many such students from accepting the course

Published on 3rd December 2017

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