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The proposals were approved by the cabinet in a meeting via video conferencing chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(HT file)

Odisha forms committee for reservation of govt school students in engineering, medical courses

Bhubaneswar | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:39 PM IST
This comes after the state cabinet on December 28, 2020, had proposed reservation for students who passed from government schools for admissions into various medical and engineering colleges.
A view of the Supreme Court.(Sanchit Khanna/HT FILE PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court.(Sanchit Khanna/HT FILE PHOTO)

Quota policy isn’t meant to deny merit: Supreme Court

New Delhi, HIndustan Times | By Utkarsh Anand
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 10:13 AM IST
The SC bench, headed by Justice Uday Lalit, ruled that subject to permissible quota benefits, any method of filling up seats must focus on merit and should aid meritorious candidates, irrespective of their categories and caste
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

AIIMS nursing posts: Reservation for women long overdue, says Delhi HC

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The high court issues notice to the AIIMS and the Centre on a plea by three male candidates aggrieved by the institute’s decision.
Protesters lock a railway track in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur to press their demand for reservation for Gurjars.(ANI)
Protesters lock a railway track in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur to press their demand for reservation for Gurjars.(ANI)

Gurjar stir for quota continues in Rajasthan, police book 223 agitators

Hindustan Times, Bharatpur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 05:03 PM IST
The latest agitation by Gurjars in Rajasthan is now 10 days old and agitators have refused to scale down their demands.
A view of the Supreme Court of India(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A view of the Supreme Court of India(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

SC stays reservation for Maratha community in govt jobs and UG admissions in Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 03:06 PM IST
Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the reservation for Maratha community in government jobs and educational institutions for undergraduate courses in Maharashtra.
Supreme Court.(HT file)
Supreme Court.(HT file)

SC allows states to grant benefit of reservation to in-service doctors in PG courses

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 01:01 PM IST
A five-judge Constitution bench held that MCI regulation that barred such reservation has held unconstitutional and arbitrary. It said states to formulate a scheme for rural/remote service by in-service doctors after completing PG degree.
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)
Delhi High Court.(Mint file)

Delhi HC notice on PIL claiming UPSC doesn’t provide adequate reservation to disabled persons

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2020 07:00 PM IST
A division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Prateek Jalan sought response from all the respondents and slated the matter for further hearing on August 31.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)

Jharkhand HRD minister pitches idea for reservation of Govt jobs for students of Govt schools

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Jharkhand HRD Minister Jagarnath Mahto pitched for an idea of reservation of government jobs for students studying in government schools.
Delhi High Court.(PTI file)
Delhi High Court.(PTI file)

Plea in Delhi HC to follow 27 per cent reservation of seats for OBC students in medical, dental colleges

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 08:14 PM IST
The petition, filed by National Union of Backward Classes, SCs, STs and Minorities (NUBC), said in two academic years alone -- 2017-18 and 2018-19, around 5530 seats which would have gone to OBS category, if reservation procedure was followed, were allotted to general category.
On April 22, a five-judge constitution bench, led by Justice Arun Mishra, struck down a government order (GO No. 3 of 2000) issued by the Andhra Pradesh government which had provided absolute reservation for members of the STs for teaching jobs in the scheduled areas. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)
On April 22, a five-judge constitution bench, led by Justice Arun Mishra, struck down a government order (GO No. 3 of 2000) issued by the Andhra Pradesh government which had provided absolute reservation for members of the STs for teaching jobs in the scheduled areas. (Photo @TelanganaCMO)

After adivasis protest Supreme Court order on reservation, KCR steps in

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2020 09:20 PM IST
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that his government would file a review petition in Supreme Court, seeking 100 per cent reservations for STs in tribal area for teacher’s recruitment.
The HRD ministry has also finalised the norms for implementing reservation for OBCs in KVs from the upcoming academic session itself.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)
The HRD ministry has also finalised the norms for implementing reservation for OBCs in KVs from the upcoming academic session itself.(Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO)

HRD frames new reservation norms for KVs, JNVs to accommodate OBCs

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 04:44 PM IST
This would help in imparting quality education to rural students in districts with large SC, ST populations while also providing opportunities to the OBCs, said a senior official .
Reservations were a means to bring about genuine and true equality, and not a set of privileges or gifts.(HT)
Reservations were a means to bring about genuine and true equality, and not a set of privileges or gifts.(HT)

The Supreme Court’s jurisprudence on reservations has gaps | Opinion

By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 06:42 PM IST
If the constitutional right to equality is about substantive equality, target groups have a right to affirmative action.
A view of Supreme court in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A view of Supreme court in New Delhi(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

No obligation on government to provide reservation, says Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The top court also said that an individual does not have a fundamental right to claim reservation, and it is for the government to decide whether reservations are required in appointments and promotions.
File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
File image of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

‘Certain reservations and issues need sorting’: BCCI on proposed 4-nation tournament

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2020 03:24 PM IST
Cricket Australia chief executive Kevin Roberts had also sounded optimistic and even spoke about how Ganguly has looked to be innovative with his planning.
Reservation policy may be applicable to PSEs such as BPCL that are sold to a private entity through strategic disinvestment.(Mint)
Reservation policy may be applicable to PSEs such as BPCL that are sold to a private entity through strategic disinvestment.(Mint)

PMO examines concerns over divestment hit on reservation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 06:01 AM IST
Under the existing laws, the reservation policy will not be applicable to those PSEs that are sold to a private entity through strategic disinvestment, the officials said. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) would fall in this category, they added.
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (HT photo)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (HT photo)

HRD approves extension of reservation to OBC students for admission to Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalaya

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2019 08:21 PM IST
OBC students till now were deprived of a reservation of 27 percent in Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas. Now they will be benefitted from the academic session 2020-21.
Even as the representation of Dalits and tribals in Parliament is assured, it is time to debate the rationale and record of ever-expanding reservations(REUTERS)
Even as the representation of Dalits and tribals in Parliament is assured, it is time to debate the rationale and record of ever-expanding reservations(REUTERS)

It is time to review India’s reservations architecture | HT editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 07:35 PM IST
Dalits and tribals must continue to get representation. But the system is broken
No proposal to introduce reservation in private sector jobs.(HT file)
No proposal to introduce reservation in private sector jobs.(HT file)

No proposal for reservation in private sector jobs, says Union Minister Rattan Lal Kataria

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 03:49 PM IST
The industries were requested to enrol at least 25 per cent of apprentices from SC/ST communities, the minister said.
Bhupesh Baghel government will apply reservations in district appointments on the basis of community ratio in population.(PTI Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel government will apply reservations in district appointments on the basis of community ratio in population.(PTI Photo)

Chhattisgarh to provide reservation on the basis of population as quota exceeds 100 per cent in tribal districts

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(HT file)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot .(HT file)

Centre should abolish assets criteria for EWS reservation, says Gehlot

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 07:48 PM IST
Rajasthan government has recently decided to abolish the conditions for EWS reservation in state services and educational institutes.
Anand Dave(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Anand Dave(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Reservations must be ended in national interest, says Anand Dave, president Akhil Bharatiya Brahman Mahasangh

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2019 04:15 PM IST
The economically weaker sections from the open community must have access to government schemes just like the reserved category.
Chandrashekhar Azad said if RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat gives a call for abolishing the caste system, the Bhim Army will support it.(HT PHOTO)
Chandrashekhar Azad said if RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat gives a call for abolishing the caste system, the Bhim Army will support it.(HT PHOTO)

Bhim Army leader challenges Mohan Bhagwat to an open debate on reservation

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2019 08:54 PM IST
Bhim Army leader Chandrashekhar Azad claims that 54 per cent of the people belonging to Scheduled Castes do not own any land in the country, while a particular caste dominates and enjoys all privileges.
Supreme court , fresh images for stock , photographed by Ramesh Pathania
Supreme court , fresh images for stock , photographed by Ramesh Pathania

There cannot be any reservation in qualifying examinations, says SC

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2019 06:41 PM IST
A vacation bench of Justices Indira Banerjee and Sanjiv Khanna said that reservation of any class comes into play only during admissions.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Karnataka law granting reservation in promotions to state government employees who belong to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the Karnataka law granting reservation in promotions to state government employees who belong to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Supreme Court upholds Karnataka’s ‘catch-up clause’ allowing reservation in promotion

Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 04:54 PM IST
The issue dates back to 2002, when the Karnataka government had enacted a similar law, which was challenged for its validity under the Constitution.
Members of the Patidar community protest for leader Hardik Patel’s release from jail in Surat in April 2016.(PTI File Photo)
Members of the Patidar community protest for leader Hardik Patel’s release from jail in Surat in April 2016.(PTI File Photo)

Lok Sabha polls 2019 | ‘Quota no longer priority’: 18-year-old Patidar doesn’t want reservation, but an IT job

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Snigdha Poonam
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Rutvik Patel was only 14 years old in 2015 when his community’s agitations for government quotas in higher education and jobs blazed through Gujarat. Hundreds of thousands of young Patidars poured into the streets from Surat to Ahmedabad. They burnt police stations, attacked the houses of state ministers, and wrecked public property.
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that the Cabinet cleared the ‘Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019’ that replaced the 13-point roster in which reservation is determined at the departmental level.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)
Union finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that the Cabinet cleared the ‘Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019’ that replaced the 13-point roster in which reservation is determined at the departmental level.(Mohd Zakir/HT Photo)

Cabinet clears ordinance on teachers’ reservation

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The Union Cabinet on Thursday rolled back a controversial faculty hiring system for universities and colleges that had angered SC, ST and OBC communities — the second time in seven months the Centre has reversed a court order following protests.
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.(PTI file)
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.(PTI file)

Reservation in varsity faculty positions: Centre to bring ordinance to reintroduce 200 point roster, says Paswan

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 09:13 PM IST
The Narendra Modi government will bring an ordinance within a day or two to reintroduce the 200 point roaster in appointment of faculty members that was invalidated by the Supreme Court in its January 22 order, union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said at a press conference in Patna on Tuesday.
(HT File)
(HT File)

Punjab cabinet nod to 10% job quota for upper caste poor

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 12:00 AM IST
The reservation will be provided in direct recruitment to group — A, B, C and D posts in the departments, boards, corporations, local bodies of the state.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj(ANI)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj(ANI)

UAE should have spoken to us before inviting Sushma Swaraj to OIC, says Pakistan

Islamabad | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2019 08:36 PM IST
Pakistan on Thursday said it has conveyed reservations over Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj’s presence at the upcoming Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting in the UAE.
The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on Friday on a set of petitions questioning the Constitutional amendment which introduced 10% reservation to the economically weaker sections of the society.(REUTERS)
The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on Friday on a set of petitions questioning the Constitutional amendment which introduced 10% reservation to the economically weaker sections of the society.(REUTERS)

SC seeks Centre’s response on 10% quota, refuses to stay amendment

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 05:11 PM IST
A bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna, however, refused to stay the implementation of the amendment.
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