Election Commission announces Assembly election in 4 States and 1 Union Territory

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Election Commission of India on Friday 26 February announced the schedule for General election to the Legislative Assemblies of four States – Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal – and Union Territory of Puducherry. Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal:  Poll Events Phase-I (30 ACs) Phase-II (30 ACs) Phase-III (31 ACs) Phase-IV (44 ACs) Phase-V (45 ACs) Phase-VI (43 ACs)… Read More Election Commission announces Assembly election in 4 States and 1 Union Territory

People’s Government in the 10th Century

India History “We, the members of the assembly of Uttaramerur Caturvedimangalam, made this settlement for the prosperity of our village in order that wicked men may perish and the rest may prosper”, reads the inscription which details how village government would be elected from among the people and what tasks it would perform. The inscription… Read More People’s Government in the 10th Century

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… Read More Quota for Marathas: Present system of reservation causing reverse discrimination