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Divyansh Panwar wins Silver, earns Tokyo Olympics Quota

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi :Teenager Divyansh Singh Panwar won silver in the Men’s 10m Air Rifle and a Tokyo 2020 Olympic quota place at the   Shooting World Cup (Rifle/Pistol) in Beijing on Friday.   Divyansh who had won gold in the Mixed Team event on Thursday, first qualified in third place for the eight-man final

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Modi Government goes for 10 percent quota for economically weaker sections ahead of Lok Sabha Polls

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Ahead of parliamentary elections, Union Cabinet today (7 January 2019) approved 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections cutting across religious lines in government jobs and education. The General or the unreserved category of candidates from the economically backward or deprived sections will get the benefits of this reservation.

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Quota for Marathas: Present system of reservation causing reverse discrimination

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Assembly and legislative Council have passed a Bill to grant 16 per cent reservation in jobs and admissions in academic institutions to the Marathas. This raises the percentage of quota for SCs/STs and other backward classes (OBCs)  in Maharashtra from 52 to 68 per cent, which is against the

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Mahatma Gandhi and his message: It is more relevant today than ever before

Lalit Shastri Today the nation celebrates the 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Every year on October 2, we remember the Mahatma and recall all that he stood for. Question arises do we also try to assess how far we been able to follow his footsteps. Mahatma Gandhi was absolutely clear in his concept that

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