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Upper caste quota has given sleepless nights to Opposition: Modi

New Delhi | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday rejected allegations that the government decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in education and jobs for the economically weaker sections in the general category was politically motivated with an eye on upper caste vote in the Lok Sabha polls. Calling the charges as “illogical,” the […]

Upper caste quota comes into force

New Delhi | The Central government on Monday notified the 10 per cent quota amendment in its official gazette, bringing reservation to the economically weak section among upper castes formally in action. “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019, the […]

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10% upper caste quota bill gets President’s nod

New Delhi : President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday approved a constitutional amendment that provides 10 per cent reservation to economically weaker general category people in education and government jobs. The Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 was passed by Parliament on the last day of the winter session this week with daylong […]

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Upper caste quota to help NDA in elections: Ram Vilas Paswan

New Delhi :  Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said the decision to provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs and education to upper castes would help the NDA in the upcoming Lok Sabha election and that the opposition parties’ objection to the Constitution Amendment Bill was just a […]

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Upper caste quota to hit constitutional roadblocks: Sibal

New Delhi :  Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the government’s decision to give 10 per cent quota to economically weaker sections in the general category has been taken with “non-application of mind” and it would face constitutional hurdles. If the bill is passed, the implementation of the reservation due to complexities involved and […]

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Congress supports upper caste quota but asks Modi where are the jobs

New Delhi : While endorsing reservation for economically poor classes irrespective of caste, the Congress on Monday frowned at the intention behind the Modi government approving 10 per cent quota for the “unreserved categories” and demanded to know “where are the jobs”. Addressing the media after the cabinet approved 10 per cent reservation for economically […]