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Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020


Jan 09, 2020 11:31
The Centre has decided to lower the quota from existing 50 per cent to 33 per cent for local officers from state services to IAS, IPS and Indian Forest Service in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. read more
Nov 21, 2019 00:26
In an official order issued on Wednesday, the HRD ministry’s department of higher education said the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act was notified on July 9 to provide for reservation in teaching positions following... read more
Nov 18, 2019 23:49
The low representation of the weaker sections in teaching positions at the IIMs has come to the notice of the top brass of the HRD ministry, which could soon write to authorities at the institutes to follow constitutional provisions when they hire faculty,a... read more
Nov 05, 2019 14:32
The Apprentices Act, 1961 governs and regulates training and matters pertaining to apprentices in government establishments. read more
Nov 02, 2019 12:27
Chhattisgarh government had earlier this year increased the reservation for the Scheduled Castes by one per cent to 13 per cent and by 13 per cent for the OBCs to 27 per cent, along with introducing 10 per cent quota for the EWS. read more
Oct 17, 2019 12:24
Fadnavis, addressing an election rally in his assembly constituency Nagpur South-West, said open category students will not suffer due to reservation to members of disadvantaged social groups in educational institutes. read more
Jul 26, 2019 16:46
Undergraduate medical aspirants across Maharashtra have called for a state-wide rally on August 4 to protest against reservation in higher education going beyond the Supreme Court set limit of 51%. read more
Jul 05, 2019 05:59
Under the reservation policy, 49.5% of all government jobs are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and other backward classes (OBC) candidates. read more
Jun 24, 2019 07:08
In February, the Union cabinet had also approved amendments to the Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir) order, 1954, by the way of Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) amendment order, 2019, to provide 10% reservation for economically... read more
Jun 14, 2019 08:34
Last month, the Delhi government had, designated 27 government hospitals across 11 districts to issue disability certificates under the new central Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, for 21 conditions. These are the hospitals from where the... read more
May 28, 2019 08:44
Rahi Sarnobat won gold and an Olympic berth in women’s 25m pistol while Saurabh Chaudhary gave another sensational performance with gold and world record. read more
May 13, 2019 05:09
Following the Apex court’s decision, the Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (CET) Cell had issued a notice of cancellation of admissions under the socially and educationally backward classes (SEBC) quota. Around 290 students from the state have been affected... read more
Apr 09, 2019 00:49
Tejashwi said the party’s manifesto was mainly aimed at providing ‘bread on all plates and pens in all hands’.  “RJD, if voted to power with its allies, would strive for implementing the remaining part of the Mandal Commission’s recommendations to ensure... read more
Feb 24, 2019 13:25
In an interview with Hindustan Times, the LJP’s parliamentary board president, Chirag Paswan, discussed wide ranging issues concerning politics, party and personal life. read more
Feb 11, 2019 07:31
India has reiterated the principle that economic backwardness in and of itself is a sufficient criterion for government-mandated affirmative action; it is not social identity alone that determines welfare need. read more