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Supreme Court.(HT file)

SC refers to 5-judge bench pleas against 10% EWS quota

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 06:47 PM IST
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Justice (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde said that a larger bench will decide the pleas filed by 35 petitioners challenging Centre’s decision.
Madras High Court.(HT file)
Madras High Court.(HT file)

Income certificate for EWS only valid for central jobs, educational institutions: TN govt to Madras HC

Chennai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 09:29 AM IST
Making his submissions before a division bench of Justices M M Sundresh and R Hemalatha, Advocate General Vijay Narayan said it was for the Centre to clarify whether the certificate issued by the state government was valid in other states or not.
I urge the government to announce a special stimulus package for the Economically Weaker Sections, said Siddaramaiah.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
I urge the government to announce a special stimulus package for the Economically Weaker Sections, said Siddaramaiah.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Siddaramaiah urges govt to announce special stimulus package for EWS

Bengaluru | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 05:40 AM IST
Siddaramaiah has demanded many times that the state government should supply free food to these families which may cost around Rs 15 to 20 crore.
The latest 103rd amendment passed in 2019 enabled 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections in educational institutions and in appointments. (Representational image)(HT file)
The latest 103rd amendment passed in 2019 enabled 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections in educational institutions and in appointments. (Representational image)(HT file)

Constitution: First amended for welfare of SC and STs; latest for quota for EWS

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 11:58 AM IST
The government is celebrating ‘Constitution Day’ or ‘Samvidhan Diwas’ on Tuesday in the Central Hall of Parliament to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly.
(HT File)
(HT File)

9,500 seats reserved for poor students vacant, DoE invites applicants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Fareeha Iftikhar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2019 09:59 AM IST
Under the Right to Education (RTE) Act, 2009, 25% of seats in entry-level classes — nursery, Kindergarten (KG) and I — in all private schools are to be reserved for the EWS category. This year, the DoE had invited applications for 45,000 seats across 1,700 private schools in Delhi.
Representative(HT File)
Representative(HT File)

‘IIM-Udaipur to implement 10% EWS quota from 2020’

Udaipur | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 03:16 PM IST
At a time when the other Indian Institutes of Managements (IIMs) are in a bind over reserving 10 per cent of seats for students from Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) as announced by the NDA government, IIM Udaipur has decided to implement the quota in the forthcoming 2020-21 session.
The district administration has recommended the state government to take action against a tehsildar for allegedly registering a flat built for the economically weaker section (EWS) before the end of the lock-in period.(Photo by Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times (Representative))
The district administration has recommended the state government to take action against a tehsildar for allegedly registering a flat built for the economically weaker section (EWS) before the end of the lock-in period.(Photo by Sakib Ali / Hindustan Times (Representative))

Tehsildar to face action for executing EWS flat registry

Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2019 04:01 AM IST
This is in contravention to an order issued by chief minister (CM) Manohar Lal Khattar last year.
Representative(HT File)
Representative(HT File)

Scholarship test for EWS invites applications

By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2019 03:05 PM IST
Brainers Business School, an edtech start-up launches its first scholarship test Brainers talent search exam. The motive of this test is to attract the average or underprivileged students to come forward and get a chance to will scholarship of RS. 1 lakh.
Delhi High Court(HT)
Delhi High Court(HT)

HC seeks AAP govt, private school’s response on plea to allow EWS student to attend classes

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 13, 2019 11:46 AM IST
The petition, filed by the girl’s father, alleged that the school was not allowing her to continue her studies there on the alleged grounds that she secured poor marks in the class 10 board examination, which were “illegal and discriminatory”.
(HT file)
(HT file)

4,800 MBBS seats reserved for economically weaker students

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 12, 2019 02:24 PM IST
Around 4,800 MBBS seats have been reserved for students from economically weaker sections in the current year, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday.
Representative Photo(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Representative Photo(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

With no clear guidelines, Bihar universities struggle with 10% EWS quota

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2019 09:11 AM IST
The tricky part is that the state government, while shielding the existing quotas, has not taken a decision on any increase over and above the currently permitted seat strength in each branch of study. That leaves institutes with no choice but to let the new quota eat into the general category.
DG Ruparel College’s BSc cut-off for EWS and SEBC quotas was 45.23%.(Hindustan Times)
DG Ruparel College’s BSc cut-off for EWS and SEBC quotas was 45.23%.(Hindustan Times)

Degree college admissions: Cut-offs for SEBC, EWS much lower than other categories

Hindustan Times | By Musab Qazi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 08:28 AM IST
According to colleges, many students who belonged to the two categories couldn’t avail the reservation, as they didn’t have valid certificates
Delhi university aspirants fill their admission form for the new academic session 2018-19 at Ramjas College in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Delhi university aspirants fill their admission form for the new academic session 2018-19 at Ramjas College in New Delhi(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

DU Admissions 2019: Over 3 lakh students register on DU’s website till now

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 09:08 AM IST
DU Admissions 2019: The Delhi University started registrations on May 30 for undergraduate courses and the admission process will end on June 14.
DU had facilitated a 10% increase in seats this year to accommodate EWS candidates in the general category.(HTPhoto)
DU had facilitated a 10% increase in seats this year to accommodate EWS candidates in the general category.(HTPhoto)

Special admission drive to encourage EWS, ST quota applicants

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 10, 2019 05:37 AM IST
Of the 2.7 lakh candidates registered through the online admission portal of the varsity by Sunday evening, only 3,756 applied under the EWS quota.
The Supreme Court disagreed on Monday that 10% quota for the economically weaker section (EWS) should be there in Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET)-2019.(HT file)
The Supreme Court disagreed on Monday that 10% quota for the economically weaker section (EWS) should be there in Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET)-2019.(HT file)

CTET 2019: Supreme Court not in favour of 10% EWS quota

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 07:44 PM IST
The Supreme Court disagreed on Monday that 10% quota for the economically weaker section (EWS) should be there in Central Teachers Eligibility Test (CTET)-2019.
The Union cabinet on Monday approved provision of reservations in admission for economically weaker section students (EWS) in Central Educational Institution (CEIs).(Biplov Bhuyan/HT file)
The Union cabinet on Monday approved provision of reservations in admission for economically weaker section students (EWS) in Central Educational Institution (CEIs).(Biplov Bhuyan/HT file)

Union Cabinet approves reservations in admission for EWS

IANS, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2019 03:47 PM IST
The Union cabinet on Monday approved provision of reservations in admission for economically weaker section students (EWS) in Central Educational Institution (CEIs).
In January, the Centre had announced 10% reservations in jobs and educational institutions to economically weaker sections (EWS) from the general category in a move that, it said, was done to provide social equality.
In January, the Centre had announced 10% reservations in jobs and educational institutions to economically weaker sections (EWS) from the general category in a move that, it said, was done to provide social equality.

IITs to offer about 500 seats under EWS

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vanita Srivastava
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 04:00 PM IST
According to the tech school officials, most of the 23 IITs will, on average, implement around 4% EWS quota this year.
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)
Picture for representation only.(HT Photo)

PG medical admissions: Open category to get only 4% seats in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 12:46 AM IST
A provisional list released by the state common entrance test (CET) cell reveals that 4,166 students have registered for admissions to approximately 1,400 PG medical seats in Maharashtra
Getting into a top junior college in Mumbai will be tougher this year, as two new quotas — for Marathas and the economically backward sections — come into effect(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Getting into a top junior college in Mumbai will be tougher this year, as two new quotas — for Marathas and the economically backward sections — come into effect(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

83%-93% seats reserved this year after two new quotas for Marathas and EWS

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Ankita Bhatkhande
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Currently, non-minority junior colleges in the state reserve 52% of their seats for students from Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Nomadic Tribes (NT); and 5% of their seats are reserved for the management quota.
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has added nearly 7,500 more flats in its upcoming housing scheme likely to be launched on Thursday.(HT Archives)
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has added nearly 7,500 more flats in its upcoming housing scheme likely to be launched on Thursday.(HT Archives)

DDA adds 7,500 more flats in new housing scheme; most MIG, EWS

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Risha Chitlangia
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 07:42 AM IST
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has added nearly 7,500 more flats in its upcoming housing scheme likely to be launched on Thursday.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said the scheme was launched because there were programmes that benefited the urban poor the way Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Scheme (MGNREGS) helped the rural poor get 100 days of employment.(PTI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said the scheme was launched because there were programmes that benefited the urban poor the way Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Generation Scheme (MGNREGS) helped the rural poor get 100 days of employment.(PTI Photo)

On Republic day, MP CM Kamal Nath unveils 100-day job scheme for urban poor

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 11:04 PM IST
According to the provisions of the scheme, the beneficiaries will be trained in a field of their choice during the 100-day period, Nath said. These skills will make them employable in different sectors, he added.
Railway recruitment: The first phase of fresh recruitment of 1,31,328 posts shall be initiated in the month of February-March, 2019. This cycle shall be completed by April-May, 2020(HT File)
Railway recruitment: The first phase of fresh recruitment of 1,31,328 posts shall be initiated in the month of February-March, 2019. This cycle shall be completed by April-May, 2020(HT File)

Railway Recruitment: ‘23,000 job vacancies, 10% quota for EWS in railways in next 2 years’

New Delhi | By Nandini
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 08:40 AM IST
According to Piyush Goyal, union railway minister, railway will be the first government department to implement 10% quota for economically weaker sections. This will also lead to providing 23,000 jobs in the coming couple of years.
TMC MPs display placards demanding 'Jobs for Youth’ during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on December 18.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
TMC MPs display placards demanding 'Jobs for Youth’ during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on December 18.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

10% quota in govt jobs applicable from Feb: Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 10:59 PM IST
Persons who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations and whose family income is below Rs 8 lakh are identified as EWS for the benefit of reservation, the ministry said
Utter Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya nath(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Utter Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya nath(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)

UP cabinet nod for 10% quota for general category poor

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2019 11:12 AM IST
WELFARE OF COWS Cabinet decides to levy special fees on manufacturing, bottling, importing and consuming of Indian Made Foreign Liquor and beer etc to generate additional funds for welfare of progeny of cows
A report by a Guurgram-based organisation has found that 88% students were allegedly beaten up, as a matter of routine, multiple times a week in some government schools.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)
A report by a Guurgram-based organisation has found that 88% students were allegedly beaten up, as a matter of routine, multiple times a week in some government schools.(Getty Images/ Representative Image)

80% of students from EWS beaten in Gurugram government schools: Report

Hidnustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2018 03:38 PM IST
The report, Choking Childhood, is based on the findings of research undertaken by social organisation Agrasar, which works with disadvantaged communities.
The EWS flats that are lying vacant in Sector 122, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
The EWS flats that are lying vacant in Sector 122, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Noida, Greater Noida authorities fail to construct houses for the urban poor

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Rajput, Greater Noida
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 05:44 PM IST
Failure of the authority to develop housing facilities for the EWS and LIG persons has caused an urban mess as domestic helps and factory workers are forced to stay in unauthorised localities on Hindon floodplains, government land, urban villages or nearby slums.
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