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10 January, 2019 11:05 AM Bill for 10% reservation for poor in general category challenged in Supreme Court

New Delhi: A plea challenging the bill to provide 10 per cent reservation to general category poor in jobs and education was Thursday filed in the Supreme Court. The petition, filed by Youth For Equality organisation and Kaushal Kant Mishra, sought the quashing of the bill saying that the economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation. The plea said the bill violates 129

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 241

9 January, 2019 6:15 PM 10 per cent quota to poor in general category in central and State govt jobs: Ravi Shankar Prasad

New Delhi: The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday told the Rajya Sabha that 10 per cent reservation to poor in the general category will be applicable to jobs in both central and state governments. Intervening in the debate on The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Bill, he said the legislation gives powers to the states 149

9 January, 2019 5:49 PM Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

New Delhi: A day after Lok Sabha's green signal, Rajya Sabha passed the historic quota bill by an overwhelming margin on Wednesday in what is being seen as a big win for the Modi government. Moments after voting concluded in Rajya Sabha, PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and thanked Parliamentarians for a healthy debate on the matter and said that the bill would 196

8 January, 2019 3:48 PM On Quota Bill, AIADMK Hits Rewind: "Had PM Given 15 Lakh To Each Person..."

The debate on quota bill today witnessed a surprising argument from Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK. Had Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered Rs 15 lakh to each Indian as promised, none of this would have been required, said lawmaker M Thambi Durai, referring to a pre-election promise that is regularly raised by the Congress and other opposition parties 167

8 January, 2019 8:16 AM Bill for 10% quota for economically weaker upper castes tabled in Lok Sabha

The bill was tabled in Parliament by Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot amid protests by Samajwadi Party. A debate on the same is likely to take place in the House at 2 pm.  NEW DELHI: The Government on Tuesday tabled in Lok Sabha the Bill seeking 10 per cent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for economically backward section in the general 140

15 December, 2018 7:35 AM Delhi Nursery Admission 2019: Application Process Begins; 6 Important Points Parents Should Know

The Delhi nursery admissions will be conducted for approximately 1,600 private schools in the national capital. The application window for the Delhi nursery admissions opened today. The nursery admissions will be conducted for approximately 1,600 private schools in the national capital and according to a notification released by the Directorate of Education 92

7 December, 2018 3:10 PM Will Devendra Fadnavis Defy Amit Shah, Asks Sharad Pawar On Maratha Quota

Latching onto BJP chief Amit Shah's remark that reservations cannot exceed 50 per cent, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar today said that the Maharashtra Chief Minister will have to show the "courage" to overrule Mr Shah while granting quota to the Marathas. He also batted for quota for the Muslims and questioned the BJP's stand that reservations could not be given 165

30 November, 2018 11:25 AM AIMIM to move HC for reinstatement of Muslim quota in Maharashtra

A day after the Maharashtra legislature cleared a Maratha quota bill, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) said Friday that it would move the high court for reinstatement of quota for Muslims. The previous Congress-NCP government had provided a five per cent quota to Muslims alongwith a 16 per cent quota for Marathas in Maharashtra 142

30 November, 2018 5:40 AM No difference between my report and Maratha quota bill: Rane

Rajya Sabha member Narayan Rane claimed on November 29 that passage of a bill granting reservation to the Maratha community was his victory, even as he gave credit to Maratha outfits and chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. The Maharashtra legislature passed a bill granting 16 percent quota to the Maratha community earlier in the day. "I don't see any difference 88