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Stalin asks Modi to show the same urgency for OBC reservation as he reacted for 10% EWS upper caste

Prime Minister Narendra Modi should show the same urgency for reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) and Dalits in medical college admissions on seats surrendered to all-India quota by the states, as he had shown vis-a-vis economically weaker sections for upper castes , DMK leader MK Stalin said on Monday.   Stalin said the Centre Read More…

Education medical Social South India Voice

DMK Echos “AIOBC” Exposed denial of 11027 Medical seats to Backward Classes

The All India Federation of Other Backward Classes Employees’ Welfare Associations ( AIOBC )  has written to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan accusing the government of violating the reservation policy by not providing an OBC quota for medical seats. This year, the the upper caste under Economically Weaker Section (EWS) was allotted 653 seats for Read More…

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…

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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…

Indian Subcontinent Legal National 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…

Indian Subcontinent Legal National

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…