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Not a single ST PhD student was enrolled in 9 IIITs in the past two years, reveals MoE data

The Ministry has provided the data for only 17 out of the 25 IIITs. Of them 9, IIITs haven't had any ST PhD student enrolled in 2019 and 2020

Published on 17th February 2021
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Indian High Commission in London writes open letter to UK MP Webbe regarding concerns on farmers' protest

The Farm Acts were duly discussed and debated in the Parliament of India and their benefits have started reaching more than 100 million small farmers instantly

Published on 16th February 2021
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Report says SC, ST students vastly ignored, may not benefit much from Union Budget

Out of the total budget, only 4.5 percent has been allocated towards ‘targeted schemes’ (schemes having direct impact on the communities) for SCs and only 2.6 per cent for STs

Published on 12th 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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NCBC stays recruitment interviews at EFLU after complaints about OBC reservation violations

Dasoju said in his letter that out of 63 actual positions should have been given to OBCs but, there are only 23 OBC teaching staff working at the University

Published on 4th February 2021
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Social Justice Ministry assures it is ensuring proper OBC representation, reconsidering criteria for ‘creamy layer’

The Ministry told the Lok Sabha that they had received nine complaints regarding discrimination in admissions at central universities and out of this eight had been disposed of

Published on 3rd February 2021
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UoH VC says no discrimination to OBC researchers happened in reply to NCBC questions on irregularities in admission

 

The Commission had also wanted to know why non-teaching staff who participated in the protests had been issued show-cause notices

Published on 27th January 2021
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Maha govt's decision to reopen schools welcomed by parents, especially in rural areas

A Headmaster, from a Zilla Parishad School, Dighol Deshpande village, said online education was an alternative option but the mode has failed in rural areas and even smart kids were lagging behind

Published on 24th January 2021
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Student activists demanding reopening of campuses, timely disbursement of fellowships detained

Similar demands were also raised in a memorandum submitted to the UGC chairman by the All India Students' Association (AISA) and Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU)

Published on 21st 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
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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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SC to schedule hearing on pleas pertaining to Maratha reservation on February 5

According to the 102nd amendment to the Constitution, reservation can be granted only if a particular community is named in the list prepared by the President

Published on 20th January 2021
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OBC students demand 4000 more national fellowships, change in fee structure

As there are nearly 800 universities and 37, 204 colleges. Mere 1000 fellowships for OBC students will not be sufficient, the students argued

Published on 11th January 2021
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NCBC summons Health Ministry, Medical Counselling Committee for hearing on OBC reservation in All India Quota. What will happen?

According to the AIOBC, OBC students have lost nearly 3758 PG/UG seats under AIQ during the current academic year 2020-21 alone

Published on 7th January 2021
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HC seeks Centre's stand on selection of candidates for civil services mains, interview

During the hearing, they urged the bench to stay the mains exam which is scheduled to commence from January 8 and would end on January 17 or direct the Centre to hold exams for the disabled later

Published on 6th January 2021

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