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AMU, Jamia should provide reservation to Dalits, tribals: Denying access in name of minorityism is unreasonable, unconstitutional
India

AMU, Jamia should provide reservation to Dalits, tribals: Denying access in name of minorityism is unreasonable, unconstitutional

Representation for Dalit students in AMU and Jamia is a long-standing demand of the community. There is no need of an expert jurisprudential analysis but a simple constitutional understanding will elucidate that both AMU and Jamia — by the virtue of being a central university — must provide preferential treatment for students from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category.

UP SC/ST Commission sends AMU notice over quota for Dalits, tribals: Back and forth over institute's 'minority' tag continues
India

UP SC/ST Commission sends AMU notice over quota for Dalits, tribals: Back and forth over institute's 'minority' tag continues

The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission on Wednesday said the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is not a minority institution.

Uttar Pradesh SC/ST commission says AMU is 'not minority institution', issues notice over reservation
India

Uttar Pradesh SC/ST commission says AMU is 'not minority institution', issues notice over reservation

The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission on Wednesday said the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is not a minority institution and issued notice to the varsity, asking to explain why it does not give reservation to the SC/ST communities.

Railways relax age limit for about 90,000 jobs in world's largest recruitment drive
India

Railways relax age limit for about 90,000 jobs in world's largest recruitment drive

Ministry of Railways on Monday relaxed the upper age limit by two years for all categories in one of the world's largest recruitment drive for about 90,000 jobs.

Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to Islam
India

Nine arrested in Hyderabad for allegedly converting poor children in Telangana to Islam

Nine persons were arrested on Sunday for allegedly converting children from poor families in Telangana to Islam under the pretext of providing them free education, food and shelter here, the police said.