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Jan 21, 2019
Bihar seeking legal opinion on reservation for general category, but bound by SC's 50% cap, says Nitish KumarBihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday announced that his government will implement quotas for the economically-backward among the unreserved category after getting a legal opinion about the appropriate modalities.
Jan 09, 2019
Narendra Modi's plan to move, pass 10 percent quota bill in two days had right optics to silence its criticsThe determination which the Narendra Modi government displayed in both Houses of the Parliament in offering 10 percent reservation to economically weaker sections of all communities, has helped the BJP silence its political rivals and critics
Jan 08, 2019
Modi govt's 10% quota for economically weaker upper castes not a new offer; move likely to face judicial scrutinyAs per the 10% reservation approved for economically backward upper castes, any family from the general category that holds less than five acres of agricultural land, owns less than 1,000 square feet of residential property and earns less than Rs 8 lakh per annum is eligible to seek quota.