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Exempt Tamil Nadu from common dental entrance exam: Jayalalithaa


September 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday protested to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh against the nationwide common entrance exam for Dental Council of India (DCI) ... Read more...

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Hang on! No quick divorce in Chinese city


July 26th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) In China couples can get divorced in less than half an hour, but a city in east China's Zhejiang province has introduced a policy requiring couples ... Read more...

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Family matter: BJP government fights criticism from within (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 19th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been left squirming with embarrassment after the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), allied to the party, hit ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi woos Muslims with quota promise


December 10th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday tried to woo Uttar Pradesh's Muslim population ahead of the 2012 assembly elections by assuring them that a new ... Read more...

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Exclude ‘creamy layer’ from quota, apex court urged (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notices to the central and state governments on a petition seeking exclusion of the "creamy layer" from the reserved category ... Read more...

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Madras High Court stays release of ‘Aarakshan’


August 8th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Madras High Court Monday stayed the worldwide release of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer "Aarakshan" (Reservation), co-produced by Prakash Jha and Firoz A. Nadiadwala, for ... Read more...

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Apex court for clarity on OBC students’ admission (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said the additional 10 percent weightage being given to students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in relation to their general ... Read more...

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‘Aarakshan’ gets clean chit from censors


July 19th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan" has been issued a U/A certificate without a single cut by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), according to megastar ... Read more...

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I strive to bring understanding, not change: Prakash Jha (Interview)


June 21st, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) It's his belief in 'cinema with power' that drives Prakash Jha to bring political and socio-political issues to celluloid. But Jha, whose next "Aarakshan" ... Read more...

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BCom admissions to Punjab varsity to be online


June 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Admission to Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) first year course in affiliated colleges of Panjab University (PU) in Chandigarh, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur will be done online this ... Read more...

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SCs, STs protest against reservation policy in Rajasthan


March 28th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.28 (ANI): Members of the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in Jaipur have staged protests against the Rajasthan government's reservation policy.Around five thousand people belonging to the SC ... Read more...

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Bollywood actors shoot for upcoming film ‘Aarakshan’ in Bhopal


February 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb.26 (ANI): Locals in Bhopal witnessed the shoot of Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Aarakshan', which is based on the government's reservation policy.The film deals with the issue of reservation for ... Read more...

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498 reserved posts lying vacant in top govt. hospitals: Azad


December 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday informed that 498 posts under the reserved category were lying vacant in three top state-run hospitals in the national ... Read more...

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Minority institutions can’t be forced to implement teachers’ quota: Court


July 16th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The state cannot compel minority institutions to reserve teaching posts for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs), the Supreme Court has said. The court said that ... Read more...

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Quote, unquote, misquote… travails of Digambar Kamat (Comment)


May 25th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Digambar Kamat is fast gaining a reputation in Goa and outside for putting his foot in his mouth with unerring precision, and with ... Read more...

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Sathyu against reservations


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director M S Sathyu, who is making a comeback after 12 years with his Kannada film, Ijjodu, recently expressed at the media address for his movie, that ... Read more...

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Women’s reservation: Views for and against


March 9th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Proponents of the policy of reservation for women state that although equality of the sexes is enshrined in the Indian constitution, it is not the social reality. ... Read more...

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West Bengal Muslim quota: BJP opposes, Congress asks why now? (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday opposed the West Bengal government decision to reserve 10 per cent of the government jobs for Muslims under the backward ... Read more...

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BJP opposes West Bengal’s Muslim quota


February 9th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday opposed the decision of the West Bengal government to provide 10 per cent quota in government jobs for Muslims under ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi interacts with PU students


October 13th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 13 (IANS) A 50-minute interaction with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday evening left some students of the Panjab University (PU) here spellbound and motivated to take up public ... Read more...

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Orissa ‘not serious’ in tackling Scheduled Castes’ problems: panel


October 9th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 8 (IANS) National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman Buta Singh Thursday criticised the Orissa government for not being "serious" enough in addressing the problems faced by the Scheduled Castes (SCs) ... Read more...

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Court ask government to implement job quota for disabled


September 16th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to implement at the earliest job reservation for people with disabilities. A division bench of Chief Justice Ajit Prakash Shah and ... Read more...

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Haryana’s education city attracts many universities


August 26th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 26 (IANS) Haryana government's Rajiv Gandhi Education City (RGEC), coming up at Sonepat, has attracted significant response from educational institutions and universities, a government official said here Wednesday. "There is a ... Read more...

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Migrant Dalits, backwards not entitled to quota in new state: court


August 17th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) In a verdict of far-reaching implications for the government's reservation policy, the Supreme Court has ruled that Dalit and backward category migrants from one state to another ... Read more...

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Apex court suspends Allahabad High Court’s anti-quota order


August 11th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended an Allahabad High Court order that restrained the Uttar Pradesh government from implementing 50 percent reservations in private engineering colleges. A bench of ... Read more...

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Court stays quota in Uttar Pardesh’s private engineering colleges


August 7th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Friday stayed the Uttar Pradesh government's order introducing 50 percent reservation in private engineering colleges of the state. A division ... Read more...

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Stir-hit Manipur faces shortage of essential goods, medicines


August 7th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 7 (IANS) Manipur is facing acute shortage of life-saving drugs, blood, oxygen and essential commodities due to a series of agitations, officials said Friday. Curfew continued in Imphal East and Imphal ... Read more...

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Technical colleges told to resume quota


July 23rd, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday instructed all privately-run engineering and management colleges to resume reservation of seats for students from the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other backward ... Read more...

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Punjab’s economic situation worsening, claims a panel


June 18th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Punjab, once one of the richest Indian states, is now fast becoming poor amid economic challenges like shrinking land holdings, migration and the absence of big industries, a ... Read more...

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Eight issues that didn’t matter in campaign 2009


May 14th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Ashish Mehta New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Here is a list of eight issues that hogged the headlines for the last five years, but not as much as expected in the ... Read more...

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IIM entrance test to be computer-based from next year


April 4th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Keeping in view the increasing number of management aspirants appearing for its Common Admission Test (CAT), the Indian Institutes of Management have decided to convert the examination into ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s first poll rally in Uttar Pradesh a big draw


March 22nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Deoria, March 22 (IANS) The first election rally of Bahujan Samaj Party chief and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati in this remote district in the eastern corner of the state was ... Read more...

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Three killed in Nepal quota protests (Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 6 (IANS) Two protesters and a policeman have been killed in clashes over the Nepal government's reservation policy with violence sweeping the southern lowlands along the border with ... Read more...

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Plea challenging DDA quota dismissed


February 17th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging the reservation policy the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) adopted in allotting flats last year. A division bench headed by ... Read more...

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President unveils Shahu Maharaj’’s statue


February 17th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil unveiled the statue of prominent social reformer and educationist Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj in Parliament on Tuesday. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, ... Read more...

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