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The arguments in the matter remained inconclusive and the court will continue with the hearing on Wednesday. The SC earlier refused to put on hold the quota under the EWS category.(PTI Image)

SC to decide on bench for EWS reservation pleas

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 01:25 AM IST
The bench is hearing petitions challenging the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Fourth Amendment) Act, 2019, filed on the grounds that economic criterion cannot be the sole basis for reservation.
Senior advocate Arvind Datar, appearing for one of the petitioners opposing the reservation, had said the reservation was constitutionally invalid.(HT Photo)
Senior advocate Arvind Datar, appearing for one of the petitioners opposing the reservation, had said the reservation was constitutionally invalid.(HT Photo)

Bombay HC to give verdict on 16% Maratha quota today

Hindustan Times | By K A Y Dodhiya, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 09:01 AM IST
A bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre heard arguments in support of and against the reservation for more than a month-and-a-half
The order came on a plea filed by student Rajendra Agrawal who challenged two circulars of the Maharashtra government by which the quota was introduced in PG medical courses.(HT Photo)
The order came on a plea filed by student Rajendra Agrawal who challenged two circulars of the Maharashtra government by which the quota was introduced in PG medical courses.(HT Photo)

SC stops EWS quota in Maharashtra PG medical colleges

Hindustan Times, Maharashtra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 07:46 AM IST
The central government had in January made Constitutional amendment granting 10% quota in jobs and admission for EWS candidates across all classes.
The court’s order came on a plea filed by a student from General Category saying that unless additional seats are created.(HT File Photo)
The court’s order came on a plea filed by a student from General Category saying that unless additional seats are created.(HT File Photo)

10% EWS quota cannot be applied to PG medical courses in Maharashtra for 2019-20: Supreme Court

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2019 12:37 PM IST
The bench said the Maharashtra government enforced the 10 EWS quota for PG medical courses in March.
The apex court had earlier refused to stay the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The apex court had earlier refused to stay the Centre’s decision to grant 10 per cent quota in jobs and admissions to poor candidates in the general category.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

SC to hear on May 2 pleas against Centre’s 10 percent quota for EWS

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 06:23 PM IST
Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, told the bench that Constitutional amendment cannot be stayed like this and the apex court had already refused to stay it twice.
Lok Sabha elections 2019| AAP, along with grand alliance, will ensure full state tag for Delhi: Gopal Rai(Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Lok Sabha elections 2019| AAP, along with grand alliance, will ensure full state tag for Delhi: Gopal Rai(Photo by Sanchit Khanna / Hindustan Times)(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019| AAP, along with grand alliance, will ensure full state tag for Delhi: Gopal Rai

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2019 01:27 AM IST
Rai said that the tussle between the AAP government in Delhi and the BJP-led Central government had hit development in the city.
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.(Amal KS/HT file)
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.(Amal KS/HT file)

Supreme Court to hear plea against 10% quota bill on April 8

ANI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 03:30 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned for April 8 a bunch of pleas challenging the Constitution Amendment that gives 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically weaker section of the general category.
Image for representation(Photo/ Shutterstock)
Image for representation(Photo/ Shutterstock)

10% EWS quota for social equality: Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 11:54 PM IST
The Centre on Monday defended its move to provide 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) from the general category in jobs and educational institutions, saying it was done to provide social equality.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday announced he will implement the provision of 10% reservation for the economically weaker section among the general category.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday announced he will implement the provision of 10% reservation for the economically weaker section among the general category.(PTI)

Madhya Pradesh implements 10% quota for EWS, increases OBC share

Hindustan Times, Bhopal / Sagar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday announced he will implement the provision of 10% reservation for the economically weaker section among the general category.
(Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Instagram)
(Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Instagram)

Women in white: Democrats draw contrast at President Trump’s address

Associated Press | By Associated Press, Washington
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 01:36 PM IST
Wearing the colour of the suffragists, the Democratic women of the House put on a stunning display of solidarity during the State of the Union address on Tuesday.
Supreme Court refuses to put on hold 10% EWS quota. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Supreme Court refuses to put on hold 10% EWS quota. (Photo by Biplov Bhuyan/ Hindustan Times)(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court not to put on hold 10% EWS quota

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2019 11:14 PM IST
A bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi issued a notice to the Centre the petition questioning validity of a Constitutional amendment that enabled quota.
PM Narendra Modi said the reservation will not affect existing social reservations.(ANI)
PM Narendra Modi said the reservation will not affect existing social reservations.(ANI)

10% quota for general category poor will bring social harmony, reduce divisions, says PM Modi

Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Constitutional amendment to provide 10% reservation to economically poor in the general category was passed due to the political will of his government and will “usher social harmony” in society.
Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the 1,500 bed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research, PM Narendra Modi said economic reservation has been given without impacting the existing social reservations.(Siddharaj Solanki / HT Photo)
Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the 1,500 bed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Science and Research, PM Narendra Modi said economic reservation has been given without impacting the existing social reservations.(Siddharaj Solanki / HT Photo)

10% reservation for general category poor possible due to political will, says Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the Constitutional amendment to provide 10 per cent reservation to economically poor in the general category was achieved due to the political will of his government and would be implemented from this academic year.
President Donald Trump during a campaign rally on October 31, 2018, in Estero, Fla.(AP Photo)
President Donald Trump during a campaign rally on October 31, 2018, in Estero, Fla.(AP Photo)

No need of constitutional amendment to make changes in US birthright citizenship: Donald Trump

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2018 01:56 PM IST
In his latest hardline immigration rhetoric, US president Donald Trump had on Tuesday expressed his intention to take the path of executive order to deny automatic citizenship to children born of non-American parents in the US, saying the birthright citizenship “has to end”.
The Maratha community protests in Navi Mumbai last week.(HT Photo)
The Maratha community protests in Navi Mumbai last week.(HT Photo)

Marathas propose, but the law may dispose

Hindustan Times | By Surendra P Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 11:32 AM IST
Constitutional amendment owing to economic backwardness, which is the option being suggested by politicians and community leaders, may not stand legal test, say experts
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