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Constitution Day 2019: Document first amended for welfare of SC/ ST community, most recently for quota for EWS
India

Constitution Day 2019: Document first amended for welfare of SC/ ST community, most recently for quota for EWS

The government is celebrating Constitution Day or Samvidhan Diwas on Tuesday in the Central Hall of Parliament to mark the 70th anniversary of adoption of the Constitution by the Constituent Assembly.

Real estate attracts $34 bn private equity investment since 2014 on slowdown in housing demand
Business

Real estate attracts $34 bn private equity investment since 2014 on slowdown in housing demand

The report noted that private equity investments into affordable housing projects have grown over the years and the segment has witnessed investments of close to $2 billion since 2014.

West Bengal govt announces 10% EWS quota in govt jobs, educational institutions; minister Partha Chatterjee hails 'historic' decision
Politics

West Bengal govt announces 10% EWS quota in govt jobs, educational institutions; minister Partha Chatterjee hails 'historic' decision

West Bengal on Tuesday announced 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutions for the economically weaker sections in the general category. The details about the eligibility criteria for it would be announced later, but those who are already covered by other quotas will not be considered for this reservation, said state minister Partha Chatterjee. Leader of the opposition in the state assembly, Abdul Mannan, senior CPI(M) leader Sujan Chakraborty as well as the BJP's Manoj Tigga welcomed the move.

SC to hear pleas challenging implementation of 10 percent quota for General category poor on 16 July
India

SC to hear pleas challenging implementation of 10 percent quota for General category poor on 16 July

SC on Monday fixed for 16 July hearing on a bunch of pleas challenging the implementation of the Constitution Amendment that gives 10 percent reservation in jobs and education for EWS of the General category. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde will start hearing arguments to decide whether interim order should be passed to stay the implementation of the Constitution Amendment. One of the petitions, filed by Tehseen Poonawala, has challenged the 103rd Constitutional Amendment saying it was against the basic structure of Constitution.

Delhi University constitutes committee to look at implementation of EWS quota for MPhil, PhD courses
India

Delhi University constitutes committee to look at implementation of EWS quota for MPhil, PhD courses

The committee constituted by Delhi University has effected a 10 per cent increase in seats for the EWS in undergraduate and postgraduate admissions

Bihar Cabinet approves 10% quota for economically weaker sections of general category
Politics

Bihar Cabinet approves 10% quota for economically weaker sections of general category

The Bihar cabinet has approved the Centre's scheme of 10 percent reservation for economically weaker general category candidates in government jobs and educational institutions in the state on Friday.

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'
India

Supreme Court refuses to monitor implementation of RTE Act, says education 'one priority among many'

"Don't expect miracles" in a huge country like India, the Supreme Court said, refusing to further hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking implementation of the Right to Education Act.

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan a serial offender in misbehaving with women but Arvind Kejriwal chooses inaction over action
India

AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan a serial offender in misbehaving with women but Arvind Kejriwal chooses inaction over action

Barkha Tonk, a nodal officer in the Union Territory's health department alleged in her complaint that the MLA misbehaved with her over getting a patient treated at Apollo Hospital and threatened her with dire consequences. 

Housing for all is good, but who keep the vultures away from swooping down
Economy

Housing for all is good, but who keep the vultures away from swooping down

It must be ensured that the EWS and LIG houses are built by the governmental agencies like the DDA in Delhi and Tamil Nadu Housing Board in Tamil Nadu.