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Manish Tewari | What about merit... and equality of opportunity?

The question, therefore, is not reservation but how much?

20 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

Government to set up educational institute for EWS

The AMRUT will help EWS youths attain growth in areas such as industry and business and pursue higher education and foreign education.

21 Aug 2019 2:14 AM

Law faculty allows only 5 per cent EWS, students upset

The remaining five per cent which was for EWS category was distributed among OBC, SC and ST category.

01 Aug 2019 1:41 AM

SC to decide on bench to hear plea on EWS quota

Attorney general told the court that the matter was listed for final hearing today.

31 Jul 2019 2:28 AM

WB, MP govts' issue orders for 10 per cent reservation to EWS under General category

The benefit of the reservation will be to those EWS whose family's total annual income does not exceed Rs 8 lakh.

03 Jul 2019 11:20 AM


No EWS quota for Maha PG medical courses, says SC

Jayant Patil also wondered how the state government failed before the apex court.

31 May 2019 2:24 AM

Delhi University to provide full scholarships to students whose parents are no more

This year, the varsity will be effecting a 10 per cent increase in seats for EWS and there will be a rise of close to 6,000 seats.

30 May 2019 2:39 PM

Supreme Court seeks MCI, Maharashtra reply on 10 per cent PG medical seats quota

The Constitution’s 103rd amendment, paving way for 10 per cent reservation for EWS in general category, was passed by Parliament in January 2019.

28 May 2019 2:17 AM

SC will take up petitions against 10 per cent quota on April 8

The petitions filed seek the quashing of the Constitution (103 Amendment) Act, 2019.

29 Mar 2019 1:09 AM

‘We will examine the issue’: SC bench on 10 per cent reservation

The petitions say that the 10pc reservation takes the total count of reservation above 50pc, which was decided by the SC itself in 2006.

25 Jan 2019 11:59 AM


Railways begin mega recruitment process, 10 pc reserved for economically weaker sections

Indian Railways will initiate fresh recruitments of 2,30,000 more employees under various cadres of Indian Railways.

24 Jan 2019 11:42 AM

After EWS quota, only 10 per cent of India is left out

In comparison, the EWS quota is rather miserly, at less than 50 per cent (quota of 10 per cent for a population share of 21 per cent).

16 Jan 2019 12:20 AM

New upper caste quota: BJP gains to be limited

The upper castes do play an important role in the politics of the northern Indian states, but this impact is limited to some extent.

14 Jan 2019 12:00 AM

Debate exposes contrasting viewpoints within Opposition

Thomas alleged that the government has brought the Bill without proper homework and demanded that the Bill should be sent to a JPC.

13 Jan 2019 2:00 AM

Ram Vilas Paswan says quota bill will bring back NDA

Paswan said many of RJD leaders come from upper castes and would find it difficult to woo voters from their community.

11 Jan 2019 1:49 AM


Quotas great. Where are jobs?

Jobs can be created only through growth, but growth has been slowing down under his watch.

10 Jan 2019 12:02 AM

LS passes 10 per cent EWS quota, Bill to face Rajya Sabha test today

323 MPs voted in support of the Bill and only 3 voted against it, underlining the cross-party support the politically crucial Bill elicited.

09 Jan 2019 12:41 AM

10 per cent quota: PM Modi’s masterstroke

Union Cabinet approves reservation for economically weaker sections in general category.

08 Jan 2019 6:45 AM

Govt proposes 10 per cent economically weaker sections quota

The Supreme Court had diluted certain provisions in the Act, but the BJP government restored them by passing a Bill in the Parliament.

08 Jan 2019 6:35 AM

Mhada lottery for 1,194 houses before Diwali

Besides the houses, 108 commercial galas will also be up for lottery.

29 Sep 2018 2:07 AM