AP govt recruitment drive to fill up nearly 19000 vacant posts

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to recruit nearly 19,000 personnel to fill up existing vacant posts in various departments and the state secretariat, according to an official order. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. “Based on the proposals received from all the heads of departments and the secretariat departments, More...

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By Manish Sen On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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Hardik Patel continues fast for quota from hospital bed

Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel’s indefinite fast for reservation for his community and farm loan waiver entered 15th day Saturday as he continued his agitation from a hospital bed. Hardik Patel continued More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, September 7th, 2018
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Athawale roots for 25 % quota for the upper caste poor

Lucknow: Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale Friday rooted for 25 per cent reservation to the poor among the upper castes by enhancing the quota limit to 75 per cent. Union More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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SC/ST members from one state can’t claim quota benefit in another: Supreme Court

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday held that a member of a Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe community could not claim the benefit of reservation in government employment in other states if his or her caste More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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50% reservation announced for women in RPF jawans recruitment

Patna: Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal announced a 50 per cent reservation for women in the upcoming recruitment of 9500-10000 jawans for the Railway Protection Force (RPF), in a bid to create more employment More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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11,000 railway jobs to be shed

New Delhi: Ministry of Railways has given a target of surrendering 11,040 posts through work studies to 16 Zonal railways and utilising the same to create posts in maintenance and operations, the government said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Quota won’t guarantee employment as there are no jobs: Nitin Gadkari

Aurangabad (Maharashtra): Stating that reservation will not guarantee employment as jobs are shrinking, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that there is a “school of thought” which wants policy-makers More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Union Cabinet approves bill to overturn Supreme Court order on SC/ST Act

New Delhi: Ahead of a nationwide bandh called by the Dalit groups, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday agreed to table the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) bill during the ongoing monsoon More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Over 5,000 posts in lower judiciary lying vacant: Prasad

New Delhi: More than 5,000 posts in the lower judiciary have been lying vacant across the country, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today. “More than 5,000 posts in subordinate judiciary are vacant More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, July 29th, 2018
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Intelligence agency heads should be selected on performance basis: Ex-R&AW chief

New Delhi: The entire intelligence apparatus should be moved away from bureaucratic control and intel agency heads should get longer tenures and be selected on the basis of career performance and not just seniority, More...