After Supreme Court's judgement, who can avail 10% EWS quota; list of documents required
To apply for the quota, students should get an EWS certificate from the local government authorities. To get this document, they need to appear before the local Tehsil or other authority with their documents
CJI UU Lalit retires: From forming key Constitution Benches to seeking to reform SC registry, a busy 74 days
During his tenure, many Constitution Benches were constituted which heard at length issues of constitutional importance like bringing in reservation for the EWS and contentious issues like CAA, NRC and electoral bonds were taken up for hearing
'Historic judgment' or 'setback for social justice'? How netas across parties reacted to EWS verdict
In a landmark verdict, the SC by a majority view of 3:2 on Monday upheld the validity of the 103rd Constitution amendment providing 10 per cent quota to EWS in admissions and government jobs. Here's how leaders across the political spectrum reacted to the development.
Supreme Court clears 10% quota for poor: What's the case and why this is a big win for the Modi government?
In January 2019, Parliament passed the 103rd constitutional amendment allowing the Centre to provide a 10 per cent quota to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the unreserved category. The move was challenged with petitioners saying it was an 'attack on the constitutional vision of social justice'
'Upper caste mindset of SC': Congress leader Udit Raj questions apex court over EWS quota ruling
Minutes after the Supreme Court upheld the validity of the 103rd Constitution amendment providing 10 per cent reservation to EWS in admissions and government jobs, the Congress leader on Monday questioned the SC over the verdict and called it "casteist".
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NEET-PG Counselling 2021: Supreme Court reserves order on EWS quota case
A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and AS Bopanna asked the parties to file their written submissions for consideration
Centre tells SC that it has decided to retain Rs 8 lakh income criteria for determining economically weaker sections
In an affidavit, filed in a matter related to NEET-PG admissions, the government said that, following panel's suggestions, it has decided that only those families whose annual income is up to Rs 8 lakh would be eligible to get the benefit of EWS reservation.
NEET admission: SC sets aside Madras HC observation on EWS reservation
The apex court made clear however that it is not quashing the entire high court order passed on 25 August or stating any opinion on its merit
Vaxxed to the max: Man gets two vaccine doses within minutes in Dakshina Kannada district
The 19-year old daily wage worker was kept under observation for three hours at the centre and later sent home. No adverse effects were reported till Thursday.
Haryana Police Recruitment 2021: Application for 7,298 constable posts open at hssc.gov.in
Candidates must have completed their 10+2 or equivalent examination to be eligible.
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.
Hardik Patel to contest Lok Sabha election; Congress says negotiations on to rope in Patidar leader
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.