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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Quota and merit

While the founding fathers of the Constitution brought in the concept of reservation for a limited period with the noble motive of uplifting those who were discriminated against, thereby providing equality of opportunity ("," April 18), subsequently, ... [Published The Hindu - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports


CHANDIGARH: The Panjab University (PU) has constituted a committee for efficient distribution of scholarships to the students belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes, minorities and economically weaker sections of the society. The committee wi ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Re-polling to be held

statesman news serviceBhopal, 14 AprilRe-polling will he held on Tuesday at three polling booths in the Shahdol parliamentary constituency that had witnessed malfunctioning of electronic voting machines (EVM) during the first phase of polling in Madhya ... [Published The Statesman - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Delhi 2 arrested for racially abusing NE student

Alleged racial abuse came to the fore again in the Capital on Saturday. This time, a 25-year-old civil services aspirant was subjected to racist slurs by two drunks at North Campus. The two are also preparing for civil services.The incident, reported ... [Published Hindustan Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bail for men accused of raping dalit woman

KOCHI: The high court of Kerala has granted bail to two men, who were accused of raping a woman after the police reported that the alleged victim has been suffering from schizophrenia. The woman had later accused two others of violating her, the police ... [Published Times of India - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

A keen tussle that could go either way

In Bellary, there is a keen tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress. The poll fight is so fierce that it could be “anybody’s game”.While the BJP is making an all-out effort to get a hat-trick, the Congress is leaving no stone ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

'Ensure representation of minorities in civil services'

Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Friday called upon the academic fraternity to ensure adequate representation in civil services for minorities, the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, and backward classes ."One of the strengths of the constitution is ... [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

The Congress 'Affirmative Action' made everyone go bonkers

The preparations for the upcoming general elections are on in full swing and every single day is occupied with one or the other inevitable political activity in the country. The distribution of the tickets is at final stage, the plan for the mega rallies ... [Published IBNLive India News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

Congress manifesto a 'joke': Modi

“Manifestos are sacrosanct but today's Congress manifesto was a joke! It repeated all the promises they haven't been able to fulfill since 2004,” Modi tweeted while responding to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi’s comment that her party’s manifesto was a sacred ... [Published Jagran Post - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

Engg Services Exam from June 20

Dr. S RajookrishnanMarch 23,2014: Engineering Services Examination, 2014, for recruitment to the Services/ Posts under different categories, will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission from 20th June, 2014, at Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, ... [Published Mathrubhumi - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

India Inc. cries foul at Congress...

The Congress Wednesday repeated its promise to provide quotas in private sector for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes if it returns to power after the general elections. Industry leaders said it is just a populist promise and there is nothing ... [Published Siasat Daily - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 5 reports

Congress releases Lok Sabha manifesto; makes tall promises

For the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, the Congress party has released its manifesto in which it promised right to health, more injection in infrastructure, poverty alleviation, pension schemes, a big push for affirmative action in private sector jobs and other ... [Published Meri News - Mar 26 2014]


According to the MGNREGA rules, "the wells are to be dug on lands of farmers or those who do not own, who belong to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes; the category of small and marginal farmers and other groups approved under the scheme."
"It is quite a transformation. It is a defeat of the Maoists and victory of democracy. Saranda Development Plan initiated by the Rural Development Ministry has changed the mindset of the people" says Rajesh Pati, who is associated with a NGO working in the region
The Election Commission of India does not have an explanation for this. "We do not go into why people vote a certain way. That is not our mandate" an ECI official told The Hindu, asking not to be quoted
"You don't need to ask me what I think of our prospects. All of the Santhal Pargana knows that nobody can beat Shibu Soren" he told The Hindu in an interview in his constituency, referring to the State's northern region, home to the Santhal tribe, and considered to be his...

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Maya sets her sights on being first dalit woman PM [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
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Panel seeks recorded report from Doon SSP [Published New Delhi Pioneer - Apr 17 2014]
Maoists struggle to enforce election boycott in... [Published The Hindu - Apr 16 2014]
Reject Narendra Modi's ambition, religious fana... [Published Financial Express - Apr 16 2014]
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