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Bill For 10% Quota For Economically Weak Introduced In Lok Sabha


Government jobs are growing less. The lure of 10% additional quota in employment, currently offered by the Centre through a constitutional amendment, will have little meaning with the strength of the central government, which is the biggest employer in the country, has decreased by over 75,000 since 2014. The number of central staff, as per …

Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen Wednesday explained the proposed 10 percent reservation for economically backward people in the general category as a “muddled thinking” that raises a critical question about its political and economic impact. He also claimed the Modi government sustained the “high economic growth” achieved during the UPA regime, but that did not …

Narendra Modi in Madhya Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the passage of the Constitutional (124th Amendment) Bill “a victory for social justice”. The Rajya Sabha today passed the constitutional amendment bill to give 10 percent reservation in education and government jobs for ‘economically weak’ people across castes and religions. Soon after the passage of the bill, the Prime Minister said that he is glad …

The center has launched a bill in Lok Sabha for 10 percent reservation in jobs and educational institutions for the economically backward section in the general category. It was approved by the cabinet on Monday and is brought in on the last day of the Winter Session of Lok Sabha. Union Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot …