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Mar 11, 2019
SC refuses to stay 10% quota for general category poor; to examine need for referring case to constitution bench on 28 MarDeclining to stay the 10 percent quota for Economically Weaker Sections, the Supreme Court on Monday said that it will examine on 28 March if a Constitution Bench should hear the matter
Jan 28, 2019
Central public sector enterprises to implement 10% quota for economically weaker sections from 1 FebruaryThe Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 percent quota to the EWS among the general category received assent of Ram Nath Kovind on 12 January
Jan 25, 2019
10% quota law: Supreme Court issues notice to Centre after hearing PIL; gives it four weeks to respondThe Supreme Court issued a notice to the Central government after hearing a PIL challenging the recent law enacted to provide 10% quota in government jobs and higher education to economically weaker sections of the general category.
Jan 16, 2019
Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bayThere are arguments both for and against reservations in jobs and educational institutes in the private sector, but currently, it appears that there are a number of hindrances that may keep the government's pre-poll promise at bay.
Jan 09, 2019
Bill proposing 10% quota for the general category's poor may finally douse anger against Mandal CommissionUnlike the Mandal Commission's report, the 10% quota move is unlikely to see protests as it includes benefits for the general category poor, including Jats, Marathas, Gujjars, Banias, Thakurs and Kammas, as well Muslims and Christians.
Jun 19, 2018
Affordable housing: RBI revises home loan limits under priority sector from Rs 28 lakh to Rs 35 lakhCurrently, loans to individuals for up to Rs 28 lakh in metropolitan centres and Rs 20 lakh in other centres, can be classified under priority sector
Nov 15, 2017
RERA aims at long-term changes; shortage of houses more than 10 mn in urban areas, says Hardeep Singh PuriThe conferring of industry status to affordable housing, the insolvency bill and the Goods and Services Tax have created an environment to resolve all the miseries of the real estate sector, Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said at the RICS Real Estate Conference 2017 in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Jun 13, 2017
Indian Army's Kashmir Super 30 initiative lands 28 underprivileged students into IIT, NITAs many as 28 students from Kashmir belonging to economically weaker sections have made to top institutions like Indian Institutes of Technologies (IITs) and NITs with the help of the army's 'Kashmir Super 30' initiative.
Jun 06, 2017
Free treatment for EWS patients in Delhi: Defunct information disbursal system threatens to derail healthcare scheme'It is the responsibility of the Delhi government to ensure that EWS beds reserved in private hospitals remain occupied.'
May 22, 2017
Yogi Adityanath govt plans to introduce 'thaali' at Rs 5 for the poor in Uttar PradeshThe Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is thinking of introducing a 'thaali' priced at just Rs 5 to ensure that people belonging to economically weaker sections get at least one square meal a day.