Defence Minister gives nod to induct women as jawans in Army

New Delhi: In a historic decision, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday gave a nod for induction of women as jawans in the Army’s Corps of Military Police. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman So far, women were allowed to enter the Army only as officers and that too in select branches. “The women will be inducted in graded manner More...

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By Manish Sen On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019
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Uttarakhand: 5% reservation for orphanage children in govt jobs

Dehradun: Children residing in the state-owned orphanages in Uttarakhand will get five percent reservation in government jobs in the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state, the cabinet decided on Wednesday. Uttarakhand More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Mayawati calls 10% quota for upper caste poor a “political stunt”

New Delhi : BSP Chief Mayawati on Tuesday welcomed the reservation announced by the Centre for economically weaker sections of upper caste. However, she called the move a ‘political stunt.’ BSP president More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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BJP says general quota bill historic; Cong terms it poll gimmick but will support it

New Delhi: The BJP and its allies on Monday hailed the government’s decision to give 10 per cent quota to “economically weaker” sections from the general category as a “historic” step More...

By Manish Sen On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Rajya Sabha session extended by a day for upper caste quota bill

New Delhi: The government on Monday extended the Rajya Sabha proceedings during the winter session of Parliament by a day till January 9 to enable the House to take up a proposed legislation to provide 10 per cent More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Union Cabinet approves 10 percent quota for economically weaker upper castes

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker upper castes in government jobs and education. The decision by the Narendra Modi government will necessitate a More...

By Manisha Sen On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Can’t give jobs to 90 percent youth even after reservation: Fadnavis

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister said on Saturday that even if reservation is given to all the communities, the government cannot give jobs to 90 percent of the unemployed youth.Maharashtra chief minister Devendra More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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Railways to fill up 13487 posts of engineers, depot superintendents

New Delhi: The Ministry of Railways on Friday announced recruitment to more than 13,000 posts of junior engineers (JE), junior engineers (information technology), depot material superintendent (DMS) and chemical More...

By Manish Sen On Friday, December 28th, 2018
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ESIC filling 5 000 vacancies says Labour Minister

New Delhi: The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is in the process of filling as many as 5,000 vacancies, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said Friday. ESIC’s recruitment process is underway More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Kamal Nath defends migrant comment, says nothing new in having job preference policy for locals

Bhopal: At the centre of a controversy over his remarks insinuating that youths in his state were losing out on jobs to migrants from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said More...