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Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approves 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Kamal Nath, today 26 June 2019, approved 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) from the general category. Those with annual income above Rs. 8 lakh or owning 5 acres of agricultural land (both irrigated or barren, rugged and rocky land), residential

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Editorial Comment: There should be 50% cap on Reservation and it should be on economic basis and not caste lines

Lalit Shastri Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affair Arun Jaitley may be good in his arguments in Court. He is known for his brilliant oratory skills but his assertion in Parliament that the Constitution 124th Amendment is not a case for judicial scrutiny deserves to be blown into smithereens. To assert his contention, Jaitley

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Rajya Sabha passes the 124th Constitution Amendment Bill

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Indian Parliament’s Winter Session 2018 concluded on Thursday (9 January) with the passage of the 124th Constitution Amendment Bill that provides for 10 per cent reservation for the economically eaker sections of the unreserved category. It has been a successful session in terms of wide participation of all political parties

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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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SAPAKS launches signature drive against reservation on caste lines

Newsroom24x7 Network   Bhopal: SAPAKS Samaj and SAPAKS Sangathan (association of government officers and employees) today launched a State-wide signature drive against reservation on caste lines, reservation in promotions, Atrocities Act, and other related and burning issues. The SAPAKS target is to collect 10 million signatures on the issue of reservation in the next one

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All political parties rely on vote bank politics and are one on the reservation issue: Raghunandan Sharma

Newsroom24x7 Network   Bhopal: Majority of the speakers, who addressed a well-attended seminar organised here this evening to mark the Jabalpur High Court Judgement of April 30, 2016 declared the Madhya Pradesh Reservation in promotion  Rule 2002 as unconstitutional expressed their concern over the continuous suppression of the hopes and aspirations of a vast multitude

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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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Reservation and the little schoolboy who sells newspapers in running trains

Newsroom24x7  Network In Public Interest The reservation system or quota in jobs and educational institutions as guaranteed under the Indian constitution coupled with the benefit of reservation in promotion for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as introduced and perpetuated by several State Governments, including the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, is playing havoc

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There is no need for reservation for those who have talent: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today stated categorically that there is no need for reservation for those who have talent. The Chief Minister, who honoured and presented trophies to NCC cadets at a special function at his residence here today, was answering a pointed query by a journalist.

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General, Backward and Minority category employees up in arms against Madhya Pradesh BJP Government

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: SAPAKS – the organisation formed by Madhya Pradesh Government employees belonging to the general, backword and minority communities is up in arms against the State Bharatiya Janata Party Government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan as it is adament and bent upon continuing reservation in promotions for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

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Review the Reservation Policy – RSS Chief

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Reservation has gained top position in political score chart and every person who matters in the Indian soci-political scenario is being heard. On one hand, the new roar team called PAAS led by Hardik Patel has been in news on and off, sometimes conducing rallies, sometuimes being detained for the

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Thinking Beyond Reservations

Our World Our Times Anoop Swarup I have tried to look up at reservations in India from a very dispassionate and impartial stance away from any political discourse that rages in the country. The Wikipedia sets out, ‘Reservation in India is the process of setting aside a certain percentage of seats (vacancies) in government institutions

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Tamil Nadu case: Landmark Supreme Court judgement on Article 16(4A) of Constitution, accelerated promotion and consequential seniority

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India last week set aside a Madras High Court order and directed the Tamil Nadu government to revise the seniority list of Assistant Divisional Engineers applying the ‘catch up rule’ within four months. The Tamil Nadu Government also has been asked by the Supreme Court that any

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