The state government of Telangana has increased the reservation for Scheduled Tribe (ST) community by 4% in all educational institutions and government services. The new quota has come into immediate effect. The ST reservations in the state now stands at 10%, compared to the previous 6%. Reportedly, the move has been taken keeping in mind the 10% ST population in the state.
The Bombay High Court (HC) reviewed a petition against the Maharashtra government and Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (Mahatransco). In May, Post Graduate in Technology trans (30) demanded reservation for Transgenders in Mahatransco, in the petition. The Bombay HC bench led by CJ Dipankar Datta and Amjad Sayed directed the Maharashtra Govt and Mahatransco to file replies and issued a notice, adjourning the matter after two… read-more
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Amid the ongoing protest against the recently launched "Agnipath" Army recruitment scheme, the Central Government made an announcement urging the protestors to stop the outrage, across India. Notably, on June 18, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced a 10% reservation for "Agniveers" after the 4-years retirement. Under the new proposal, the retired Agniveers can get jobs in the Union Defence Ministry, based on their requisite… read-more
Responding to a petition in the Supreme Court, the Union Government said quashing reservations in the promotion to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe will have an adverse effect on employees in public sectors. The Centre said, "This may lead to reversion of SC and employees, re-fixation of their salaries, including re-fixation of pension of many employees who may have retired in the meantime." This will bring employee unrest in public-sectors… read-more
Bahujan Samaj Party Supremo Mayawati on October 19 attacked Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi by saying Congress' promise to give 40% tickets to women in 2022 UP election is a ''election drama''. She also said Congress did so to overcome ''its bad days''. Furthermore, the BSP chief said Congress failed to pass a law to ''give 33% reservation to women in parliament and legislative assemblies'' when it was in power.
The reservation law providing 75% employment quota in private sector to Haryana natives will become effective from May 1, informed Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala on April 2. Chautala said three out of four job vacancies, in new or operational industries, will be for Haryana domiciles. However, he also assured that the government will be open to suggestions for amendment in the law. Notably, posts requiring technical skills are under exception.… read-more