Jobs Life Style Social

Civil Service Exam with upper caste 10% EWS Quota this year

  The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited applications from aspirants for this year’s Civil Service Examination, which will for the first time have a reservation for economically weaker sections.   The number of vacancies to be filled through this year’s exam is 896, which include 39 vacancies reserved for persons with disability.   Read More…

National Politics Supreme Court

EWS 10% quota to Upper caste : Supreme Court refused to stay but agree to examine

The Supreme Court Friday decided to examine the Centre’s decision to grant 10 percent reservation in jobs and education to poor candidates belonging to Upper caste category.   The bench, however, did not stay the operation of the Centre’s decision granting quota to the poor in the Upper caste category.   A bench comprising Chief Read More…

High Court Life Style Social Voice

DMK Knocked HighCourt door against Upper caste 10 % quota

Not only DMK  opposed  and voted against the Constitution Amendment Bill in Parliament, but decided to take the battle in judiciary  DMK on Friday moved the Madras High Court challenging the Centre’s move to grant 10% reservation for economically weaker sections (EWS) of upper caste society.    The petition filed by DMK’s organising secretary and Read More…

Legal National Politics Social

Upper caste 10% quota bill signed into law by President Kovind

The 10% quota for Upper-caste (UC ) economically weaker sections in government jobs and higher educational institutions, including in the private sector, is the law of the land from now on with President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday giving his assent.   As the amendment to the Constitution was passed in Parliament related to fundamental rights, there Read More…

Parliament Social Votes & Polls

LS passes 124th Constitutional amendment, 10 percent quota for poor in Upper castes

Lok Sabha has passed a constitution amendment bill to introduce 10 per cent reservation for poorer sections among general category aspirants for jobs and educational institutions.   Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said the bill had been supported by 323 members while only 3 members voted against it.   The bill – which was passed Read More…

Legal National Politics

Upper caste 10% quota for weaker section by BJP

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved a 10 per cent reservation for economically weaker sections of the society. The quota is for jobs for those belonging to the weaker sections among the upper caste. The reservation can also be availed for admission in higher educational institutions.   Though governments in states like Haryana, Rajasthan and Read More…