Promotion Bill

  • SC order on reservation gets flak in Lok Sabha August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The recent Supreme Court judgement on reservation on Monday came in for criticism in the Lok Sabha with members claiming that it would hit hard 80 per cent population of the country comprising SC, ST and Backwards. The judgement disallowing reservation in promotion in the faculty of AIIMS also...
  • GoM to suggest modalities for AP Girl Child Promotion Bill June 11, 2013

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Monday constituted a nine-member Group of Ministers (GoM) to suggest modalities for the proposed AP Girl Child Promotion and Empowerment Bill, 2013. The Council of Ministers that met on Friday last did not approve the draft legislation proposed by Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy and...
  • Maya slams UPA on SC/ST Quota in Promotion Bill December 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Friday lambasted the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance Government over the SC/ST Quota in Promotion Bill but also said that her party would continue to support the Central Government. Speaking to IBN7 Managing Editor Ashutosh, Mayawati said that the UPA was not...
  • Rajya Sabha passes quota bill, Mayawati takes credit December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: After much debate and opposition from the Samajwadi Party, the quota bill on promotions in government services was passed in the Rajya Sabha. The bill was passed almost unanimous with 206 voting for and only 10 against it, despite the Samajwadi Party disrupting both houses to protest the...
  • SC/ST quota in promotion bill passed in Rajya Sabha December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The bill for providing quota to members of Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in promotion in government jobs was on Monday passed in the Rajya Sabha by an overwhelming majority. As many as 184 votes were cast in favour of the bill while there were eight...
  • SC/ST quota opponents lock govt offices in Lucknow December 17, 2012

    New Delhi: While voting is scheduled in the Rajya Sabha on the SC/ ST reservation in promotion bill on Monday, the opponents of the bill had locked government offices in Lucknow even as those supporting the reservation are sitting on protest outside the offices in Uttar Pradesh's capital. The Samajwadi Party...
  • Mayawati attacks Ansari over Rajya Sabha disruptions December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Wednesday accused the government of not being serious about the quota promotion bill, warning it of dire circumstances, even as she lashed out at Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari for repeated adjournments of the House and his failure to ensure its...