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As soon as the matter commenced before the bench, which also included justices Sanjiv Khanna and BR Gavai, the court clarified that it would not entertain any request for reconsidering the previous judgments in M Nagaraj (2006) and Jarnail Singh (2018) cases. (Reuters)

Won’t review order on SC/ST quota: Top court

By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2021 04:06 AM IST
A bench, headed by justice L Nageswara Rao, was hearing a clutch of petitions arising out of judgments from 11 different high courts, which delivered their rulings on various pertinent reservation policies in the last 10 years.
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.
While BJP is banking on its nationalism rhetoric, RJD’S major poll pitches are party supremo Lalu Prasad’s incarceration.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times/File photo)
While BJP is banking on its nationalism rhetoric, RJD’S major poll pitches are party supremo Lalu Prasad’s incarceration.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times/File photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Caste crucial for both RJD and BJP in Pataliputra

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Anirban Guha Roy
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 02:20 PM IST
The electoral contest in Pataliputra has once again become a prestige battle for both RJD and BJP, as caste factor comes into play more aggressively in the present elections.
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
Three years after he made the whole nation take note of him by leading the Patidar youths’ agitation for quota in education and jobs, Hardik Patel now needs to walk the tight rope in carving out his path to Delhi.(Siddhraj Solanki/HT)
Three years after he made the whole nation take note of him by leading the Patidar youths’ agitation for quota in education and jobs, Hardik Patel now needs to walk the tight rope in carving out his path to Delhi.(Siddhraj Solanki/HT)

Adulation, jail, criticism: At 25, Hardik Patel has seen it all

Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 06:56 PM IST
Three years after he made the whole nation take note of him by leading the Patidar youths’ agitation for quota in education and jobs, Hardik Patel now needs to walk the tight rope in carving out his path to Delhi.
Hardik Patel sought a survey to establish social and economic backwardness of Patidars.(AP file photo)
Hardik Patel sought a survey to establish social and economic backwardness of Patidars.(AP file photo)

If Marathas can, why not others: Hardik, Owaisi demand quota for Patidars, Muslims as well

Mumbai and Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2018 12:01 AM IST
The bill passed by the Maharashtra government provides reservation of seats for admission in educational institutions and posts in public services to Marathas who have been declared as socially and educationally backward class of citizens.
The state government will study the report before a decision is taken about implementing its recommendations in the coming months.(HT Photo)
The state government will study the report before a decision is taken about implementing its recommendations in the coming months.(HT Photo)

Social justice panel submits report, all eyes on Yogi govt’s next move

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON NOV 01, 2018 11:51 AM IST
At a time when the BJP is trying to woo the ‘Ati Pichhra’ (most backwards) among the other backward classes (OBCs) and “ati-pichhra” (most Dalits) among the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, the report may come in handy for the Yogi government to woo the most deprived sections in the society ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
A view of the Rajya Sabha as the proceedings are being conducted during the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(PTI photo)
A view of the Rajya Sabha as the proceedings are being conducted during the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(PTI photo)

Rajya Sabha rejects resolution to treat SCs, STs equally across states

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 07:06 PM IST
The resolution highlighted that people belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Denotified Castes were being deprived of facilities and concessions and neglected because of the lack of a uniform reservation system in the entire country.
Her remarks come at a time opposition parties are urging the government to ensure that the women’s reservation bill, which calls for reserving 33% of seats in the Lok Sabha and all state legislative assemblies for women, is passed in Parliament.(PTI file photo)
Her remarks come at a time opposition parties are urging the government to ensure that the women’s reservation bill, which calls for reserving 33% of seats in the Lok Sabha and all state legislative assemblies for women, is passed in Parliament.(PTI file photo)

I have reservations about reservation, says NCW chief on women in politics

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 09:41 PM IST
National Commission for Women chairperson Rekha Sharma also stressed on the need to empower women, “the other 50% of the population”.
Inderjeet Singh, the outgoing head boy of Jasvindera Senior Secondary School, Lalru, loves playing cricket. A humanities student who aspires to be an IPS officer, he is against the reservation system and corruption in India.(HT Photo)
Inderjeet Singh, the outgoing head boy of Jasvindera Senior Secondary School, Lalru, loves playing cricket. A humanities student who aspires to be an IPS officer, he is against the reservation system and corruption in India.(HT Photo)

Turning 18 with HT: ‘Reservation in India overshadow merit’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ribha Sood
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Practical thinker: Inderjeet Singh says he wants to earn money by ‘fair means’ to secure his family’s future. For him, social media is a platform to show off, where hardly anything meaningful is shared.
The University Grants Commission has written to all universities and higher educational institutions, asking them to furnish information about the existing facilities.
The University Grants Commission has written to all universities and higher educational institutions, asking them to furnish information about the existing facilities.

HRD ministry to set up online network of research facilities available in universities

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 10:03 AM IST
It is proposed that through the network access to research equipment and facilities will be provided to researchers and other legitimate users for their academic or non-academic research work.
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