Cabinet approves bill for 10% reservation to Jammu and Kashmir's EWS in jobs and educational institutions
The Union cabinet approved a bill on Wednesday to provide up to 10 percent reservation to Jammu and Kashmir's economically-weaker sections in jobs and educational institutions
EWS quota: 10% reservation for economically backward sections would not affect other communities, says NCBC
Commending the Tamil Nadu government for providing 69 percent reservation, NCBC chairman Bhagwan Lal Sahni appealed to other states to replicate Tamil Nadu model of reservation for students
Majority of Tamil Nadu parties oppose 10% EWS quota in medical admissions; AIADMK government to seek legal action
AIADMK and DMK in an all-party meet on Monday opposed the 10 per cent reservation in medical admissions for the Economically Weaker Sections.
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
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.
After 30 years wait, 19,000 applicants to finally get flats in Delhi, but DUSIB's housing scheme for EWS has few takers
Of the 19,000 applications who had sought housing in Delhi under a govt scheme for the economically weaker sections, in 1985, only 1,150 have accepted allotment of tenements offered by the DUISB, the now in-charge of the scheme
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
Narendra Modi govt mulling revival of estate duty, BCTT: Banking transactions should be encouraged with incentives
Banking cash transactions should be encouraged and correspondingly cash transactions discouraged through incentives for the former and not through tax on the latter.
Although Patel did not specify whether he would join any political party or contest as an Independent, sources in the Congress claimed that he is likely to join the party to fight the polls.
Maharashtra govt grants 10 percent quota to economically-weaker sections in jobs, education; benefits effective since 1 February
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Maharashtra government has decided to grant 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to those who are economically weak
Central public sector enterprises to implement 10% quota for economically weaker sections from 1 February
The Constitutional amendment to provide the 10 percent quota to the EWS among the general category received assent of Ram Nath Kovind on 12 January
Higher cut-off for OBCs in Rajasthan raises doubts about quota benefits; 10% reservation for 'general' poor could backfire
If the Rajasthan government implements 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS), it would force 96 percent of the state's population to compete for 60 percent of the reserved seats, while leaving 40 percent of the seats for the remaining 4 percent of the population.
Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bay
There 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.
HDFC has provided loans of over Rs 9,800 crore under PMAY-Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS)
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.
Budget 2018: Housing sector eyes lower taxes, infra status to overcome impact of GST, RERA and demonetisation
Severely impacted by various reforms like RERA, GST, and demonetisation, the realty sector is pinning its hopes on Union Budget 2018-19 for relief measures like lower taxes and infrastructure status
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.'
To strengthen the realty market, while a number of programmes have been already earmarked for the sector such as, Housing for all by 2022, Smart cities and REITS, not much headway has been made regarding these.
Government on Wednesday launched its 'Housing for All by 2022' mission and approved a substantial increase in interest relief on loan for the urban poor to promote affordable homes.