Tag: Reservations

Opposition Up In Arms Over Delay In Sambalpur And Rourkela Municipal Elections

As the three-tier Panchayat elections in Odisha inch nearer, anticipation for the polls to the Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) is gradually taking centre stage in the state politics.

  • Sunday, 30 January 2022
Supreme Court
Courts Cannot Issue Direction To State Govt To Provide Quota To Any Class: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that a court cannot issue directions to a state government to provide reservation for any class of citizens.

  • Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Panchayati Raj Dept
Panchayat Polls: Opposition Smells Rat In Draft Reservation, Govt Refutes Allegations

The Odisha Opposition on Sunday targeted the State government over the Panchayat Reservation Law passed recently in the last Assembly Monsoon session, alleging the law as faulty

  • Sunday, 17 October 2021
Panchayati Raj Dept
Panchayat Elections: Odisha Govt Notifies Reservation Guidelines

Reservation guidelines for the upcoming Panchayat elections were notified by the The Odisha Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department on Friday taking a step closer to the three-tier panchayat polls scheduled for 2022.

  • Saturday, 02 October 2021
Caste Based Census
Caste Based Census Gets Momentum As BJD Delegation Meets HM Amit Shah, BJP Hits Back

A Biju Janata Dal delegation met Home Minister Amit Shah requesting to conduct a caste-based census in the State

  • Wednesday, 11 August 2021
SC Refers Five-Judge Constitution Bench To Decide Challenge To EWS Quota

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday decided to refer, to the Constitution Bench, the petitions challenging the provision for reservations in jobs and education to the economically weaker sections (EWS). A bench comprising Chief Justice S.A. Bobde and Justices R. Subhas Reddy and B.R. Gavai said the main plank of the argument from the […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
SC Direction To Review 50% Cap On Quota; What Will Be Odisha’s Stand?

Bhubaneswar: Will the existing reservations in educational institutions and jobs in Odisha remain within the 50 % bracket or exceed? The question has now become the point of discussion especially in the State after the Supreme Court recently said that the 50 per cent cap on reservation could be re-examined in view of the subsequent […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021