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There was a palpable change in the direction India was taking in the last six months. Haryana government has put fears in the industry.
Proposal called for raising income ceiling for creamy layer to Rs 12 lakh from Rs 8 lakh per annum and introduced salaries as a component to be calculated as income.
The central govt made the submission in an affidavit filed in response to a plea seeking the implementation of the EWS quota in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Is there any constitutional provision that allows the cut-off marks for the reserved categories to go above the general category
Angry upper caste youth, from days of Mandal to now in Chhattisgarh, have always protested against reservation by performing certain tasks.
US Supreme Court judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg has spoken of India's quota system as ‘both older and more extensive than any program ventured in the US’.
The political situation compelling Bhupesh Baghel and Kamal Nath to take similar decisions favouring the OBCs is built on three main factors.
With 2019 Lok Sabha elections nearing, the Union cabinet has approved 10 per cent reservation for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs. A Bill to amend Article 15 and 16 of the Constitution will be moved in Parliament to implement this. ThePrint asks: Modi govt’s job quota for ‘weaker’ upper castes: Desperate poll sop or meeting aspirations? Many poor excluded from affirmative policies because they don’t belong to “right” caste or religion Rajeev Chandrashekhar MP, BJP The rationale behind reservation has always been to provide opportunities to the underprivileged. However, despite decades of reservation, several underprivileged people continue to suffer precisely because the policy hasn’t been extended to them. There are several poor people who do not come from the “right” caste or religion and are therefore excluded from all affirmative policies. It is undeniable that these poor people, who belong to upper caste families, need a leg-up in society. I am aware that the bill will face plenty...
People with annual income below Rs 8 lakh and have up to five acres of land are expected to receive the benefit of the reservation.
UGC last week announced a new mechanism for implementing faculty reservations, henceforth- calculating total posts departments wise rather than Institution wise, as is the case now.
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