27 Mar 2020
#GamingBytes: Five best 'Red Dead Redemption' Easter Eggs
Red Dead Redemption 2, by Rockstar, is one of the finest open world games currently available.
20 Aug 2019
Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.
23 Jul 2019
Andhra Pradesh becomes first state to reserve 75% of private jobs for locals
Andhra Pradesh, on Monday, became the first Indian state to reserve jobs for locals by passing the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, in the state assembly.
12 Jul 2019
Maratha-reservation: SC doesn't stay verdict but issues notice to government
The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra government in connection to the Maratha Reservation verdict, which the Bombay High Court cleared last month.
02 Apr 2019
Congress to launch manifesto: Issues party's likely to focus on
The Congress is expected to release its much-awaited crowd-sourced manifesto for the upcoming seven-phase General Elections on Tuesday.
14 Mar 2019
Inflation based on wholesale prices rises to 2.93% in February
Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 2.93% in February over the previous month, due to hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and power, according to government data released today.
15 Feb 2019
Kannadigas to get priority in private-sector-jobs in C, D categories
Breathing life into more than a three-decade-old committee report, the Karnataka government has decided to amend rules to give primacy to Kannadigas in jobs under Group C and D category in the private sector.
09 Feb 2019
Rajasthan: #GujjarProtest for quota continues; 23 trains canceled, 20 diverted
Gujjar community leader Kirori Singh Bainsla along with supporters in Rajasthan continued the sit-in protest in Sawai Madhopur demanding the implementation of 5% quota in jobs and education for Gujjars, Raika-Rebari, Gadia Luhar, Banjara, and Gadaria communities as promised by the state government.
08 Feb 2019
Rajasthan: Gujjars launch quota protest; rail-tracks blocked, Delhi-Mumbai route hit
The Gujjar community in Rajasthan has launched a protest demanding the implementation of the 5% quota in jobs and education as promised by the state government.
29 Jan 2019
This year, IITs could introduce 5% EWS reservation; IIMs unsure
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are likely to implement the recently announced 10% quota for economically weak sections (EWS) of the general category in a gradual manner.
21 Jan 2019
Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota
Just days after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organizing secretary RS Bharathi filed a writ petition challenging the recently-approved 10% economically weak section (EWS) quota for the general category, the Madras High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Center about the same.
16 Jan 2019
To enable quota for economically-weak, 25% hike in college seats
Union Minister for Education Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced a 25% increase in seats across universities and colleges in the country to ensure the new caste-agnostic reservation doesn't affect the existing quotas.
12 Jan 2019
10% general category reservation cleared by President; becomes law
President Ram Nath Kovind has cleared the bill seeking to provide 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) of the general category, thereby making the bill a law.
10 Jan 2019
10% reservation for general category poor bill challenged in SC
A plea challenging the bill to provide 10% reservation to general category poor in jobs and education was filed today in the Supreme Court.
08 Jan 2019
#Reservations: Constitutional amendment required for new quota passed in LS
A day after the Modi government announced its plan to introduce a 10% reservation quota in jobs and education for the general category, the bill to bring about the required constitutional amendment was tabled in the Lok Sabha.
07 Jan 2019
Modi government's 'reservation for economically-weaker sections' move draws brickbats
In a surprise move, the Narendra Modi government on Monday approved 10% reservation for economically challenged sections of the society.
07 Jan 2019
Are you eligible for the 10% reservation for general category?
On Monday, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government announced 10% reservation in jobs and education for economically backward upper castes.
29 Nov 2018
Maratha quota Bill, ATR to be tabled in Maharashtra Legislature
The much-awaited draft Bill, which provides for reservation to the Maratha community will be tabled in the Maharashtra Legislature today.
27 Nov 2018
Maratha quota issue: Maharashtra Assembly adjourned twice today
The Maharashtra Assembly was adjourned twice today over the issue of tabling the State Backward Class Commission's report recommending quota for the Maratha community in the House.
18 Nov 2018
After a year of agitation, Marathas to get reservations
After over a year of agitations, the Maratha community is set to get reservations in jobs and education, confirmed Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday.
25 Sep 2018
PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector
In the wake of nationwide caste protests by Dalits, Marathas, Jats, and upper-caste groups, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), for the first time, has held a meeting to discuss affirmative action in the private sector.
11 Sep 2018
Ram Vilas Paswan seeks 15% reservation for upper caste
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, in an interview to Hindustan Times, demanded that the upper caste should get 15 per cent reservation.
30 Aug 2018
SC/STs from one state cannot claim benefit in others: SC
The Supreme Court today held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community cannot claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste is not notified there.
25 Aug 2018
Gujarat: Hardik Patel begins indefinite fast for Patidar quota
Patidar leader Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse in Gujarat's Ahmedabad today to press for quota for the community after the Gujarat government refused permission for various protest venues he had sought.
12 Aug 2018
Reservation here to stay; mob lynching is a crime: Modi
PM Narendra Modi has iterated that mob lynching is a crime, no matter the motive, and states need to take effective measures to check such incidents.
09 Aug 2018
Maratha groups declare Maharashtra bandh, but protests lose steam
Various Maratha outfits have called a day-long shutdown in Maharashtra today, continuing their agitation for 16% reservation in education and jobs.
31 Jul 2018
NCP demands 5% quota for Muslims in education in Maharashtra
NCP MP Majeed Memon wrote a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today demanding 5% quota for Muslims in education.
30 Jul 2018
Maharashtra: Another man ends life over Maratha quota in Aurangabad
A 35-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Aurangabad in Maharashtra over the Maratha quota demand.
09 Jul 2018
No reduction in reservation for OBCs in medical courses: Fadnavis
There will be no reduction in reservation for students from OBCs in admissions to medical courses in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.
04 Jul 2018
AMU gets notice over not providing reservation benefits to SC/STs
The Uttar Pradesh Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission today said the Aligarh Muslim University is not a minority institution and issued notice asking to explain why it does not give reservation to the SC/ST communities.
29 Jun 2018
Gurjar delegation meets Rajasthan minister over reservation demands
A Gurjar delegation led by leader Kirori Singh Bainsla yesterday met Rajasthan Social Justice Minister Arun Chaturvedi over their demands, including 5% reservation for members of the community.
18 Jun 2018
Delhi: Row between DUTA, DU administration over reservation mechanism ends
The deadlock between Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) and DU administration over several issues, including a new faculty reservation mechanism, ended after a meeting between the Vice-Chancellor and DUTA.
05 Jun 2018
SC okays reservation in promotions in government jobs, for now
The SC today permitted the Center to continue with reservation for SC/ST employees in promotions for now, and agreed to hear a petition against quashing of the practice.
10 May 2018
Why minority status for the Lingayats before Karnataka elections?
Karnataka goes to polls in 2 days, and the hottest debated question of the assembly elections - is which way will the Lingayats vote?
03 May 2018
3 categories for UP's OBC quota, minister calls it 'Brahmastra'
Considering the caste based challenges posed by the SP-BSP alliance, the UP government aims to distribute 82 OBC groups into 3 categories.
21 Apr 2018
SBI is recruiting over 2,000 probationary officers. All details here
State Bank of India (SBI) is looking to hire 2,118 bank probationary officers (POs) across its various branches.
12 Apr 2018
Bangladesh ends reservation in government jobs after students protested
Giving in to demands of thousands of students, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced about the scrapping of reservation in government jobs.
10 Apr 2018
After violent Dalit protests, states brace for 'Bharat-Bandh' against reservation
States across India have upped security after reports of a planned 'Bharat Bandh' against caste-based reservation.
21 Feb 2018
Meet the girl behind Maharashtra's 1% employment reservation for orphans
In January, Maharashtra became the first Indian state to give 1% reservation in jobs to orphans who don't have any documentary proof validating their socio-economic standing.
28 Jan 2018
Acid attack victims, disabled to get quotas in govt jobs
The government has finalized reservation in central government jobs for people with autism, mental illness, intellectual disability and acid attack victims.