Sc_st Quota Bill

  • UPA not serious on quota bill, alleges Mayawati 22-12-2012 02:30 PM

    The BSP chief said that though she is upset with the government over the issue, she isn't planning to withdraw her support. ...
  • Quota bill to be taken up in LS on Thursday: Nath 19-12-2012 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Unfazed by Samajwadi Party's strong protest which led to a scuffle in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday, the government said the bill for providing quota in government job promotion will be taken up in the House on Thursday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath termed as 'deplorable' the incident...
  • SP MP snatches SC/ST quota bill from Narayanasamy 19-12-2012 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: There was a major drama in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday when a Samajwadi Party MP, Yashvir Singh, snatched the SC/ST Quota in Promotion Bill (Constitution (117th Amendment)) from Minister of State in PMO V Narayanasami while he was reading it in the House. Congress President Sonia Gandhi...
  • Lok Sabha to vote on SC/ST quota in promotions bill today 19-12-2012 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha will on Wednesday take up the Constitutional amendment for reservation in promotion for SC and ST in government jobs or the quota bill. The bill has already been passed in the Rajya Sabha despite strong opposition from the Samajwadi Party. The bill faces more trouble...
  • Let a discussion on quota bill take place first: BJP 17-12-2012 12:40 PM

    The BJP has issued a whip to its MPs to vote for the SC/ST quota bill. Meanwhile, SP MPs continued to protests against the bill in both the Lok sabha and the Rajya Sabha. ...
  • Live: LS adjourned after uproar over quota bill 17-12-2012 11:22 AM

    New Delhi: 3:10 pm: The Lok Sabha has been adjourned for the day after repeated disruptions over the SC/ST quota bill. 12:10 pm: The Lok Sabha was adjourned yet again till 2 pm as SP MPs rushed to the well of the House protesting against the SC/ST quota bill. 12:05...
  • RS to vote on quota bill today; split within Cong, BJP 17-12-2012 07:40 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has issued whips to its MPs to to vote in favour of the quota in promotions bill amid voices of dissent that are coming not just from the principle opposition party but also the Congress. The Samajwadi Party is accusing the government of using...
  • Rajya Sabha to vote on quota bill on Monday 16-12-2012 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: Voices of dissent within the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party over the controversial bill providing reservation to SCs/STs in promotions in government jobs became audible on Sunday. This a day before the Rajya Sabha would vote on the bill. Despite a whip from the BJP's central leadership...
  • SP threat on quota bill mere political posturing: BJP 16-12-2012 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday dubbed as "mere political posturing" the threat of the Samajwadi Party to review its outside support to UPA if the SC/ST quota bill is passed. "SP and BSP are hand-in-glove with Congress. On several occasions, the two have jumped in to save...
  • RS discusses Section 66A of IT Act 14-12-2012 11:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Friday discussed Section 66 of the IT Act which has come under fire over the past few weeks after several people were arrested on charges of posting "offensive" content online. The most prominent of the cases related to the arrests of two girls from...
  • Watch: Furious RS Dy Chairman warns protesting SP MPs, evicts 1 13-12-2012 03:08 PM

    RS Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien repeatedly warned the SP MPs who were protesting against the SC/ST quota bill that he would name them if they continued to disrupt proceedings. ...
  • SP to continue opposing SC/ST quota bill: Sources 13-12-2012 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to continue its independent probe against Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, the leader was meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the controversial SC/ST quota bill. Post meeting, SP sources said that the party will...
  • Maya accuses Hamid Ansari of remaining absent from RS 12-12-2012 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: There were noisy scenes in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The Upper House suffered an adjournment after BSP supremo Mayawati lashed out at Chairman Hamid Ansari. The BSP supremo rushed to the Well of the House demanding that Ansari makes the government's stand clear on the quota bill....
  • Nitish favours quota for SC/STs in promotion 10-12-2012 04:49 PM

    Patna: With Parliament set to take up Amendment Bill to restore quota in promotion for SC/STs, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he favoured the legislation. "I and my party JD(U) is in favour of the Bill for restoration of quota in promotion for SC/STs," Kumar told reporters...
  • RS Chairman calls meet to break deadlock on SC/ST quota 10-12-2012 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day on Monday after an uproar over the Constitution amendment bill for SC/ST quota in promotions in government jobs. Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari held an all-party meeting to find a way out of the deadlock. Leader of the Opposition in...
  • UPA likely to push quota bill in Rajya Sabha 10-12-2012 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: After winning the battle for FDI in retail with the help of Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, the UPA government is planning to introduce an amendment bill for reservation of Scheduled Castes and Tribes in promotions in government jobs in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. In lieu of...
  • SC/ST quota bill likely to come up in Rajya Sabha 26-11-2012 09:27 AM

    New Delhi: The contentious promotions-based quota bill for SC/ST candidates is likely to come up in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. It will be moved for consideration and passage by Minister of State V Narayanasamy. While the BSP is demanding its early passage, the Samajwadi Party is opposed to it....