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Gujarat High Court Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children Under RTE Act

Gujarat HC Directs Schools To Reserve 25% Seats For Poor Children NEW DELHI: The Gujarat High Court, yesterday, directed the state government to make sure that schools which are affiliated with the state board should implement the 25 per cent reservation for poor children as per the Right to Education (RTE) Act. The schools have been asked to begin the Read More

Karnataka assembly passes bill to reserve National Law School’s 50% seats for state students

Karnataka higher education minister Basavaraj Rayaraddi said this year out of 80 students only two are from the state. Bengaluru: The Karnataka legislative assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed the National Law School of India (Amendment) Bill 2017 which proposes to reserve 50% seats in the premier institution for students who are residents of the state. State higher education minister Basavaraj Read More

IITs aim to increase seats to one lakh

IITs have decided to increase the number of seats in various courses for admitting “non-resident students” with an aim to take their total intake to one lakh by 2020. According to senior officials, in a meeting of the IIT Council headed by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday, “in-principle” approval was given to the proposal for admitting non-resident students. The Read More

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey wants Lok Sabha seats in PoK

Amidst politics over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mention of Balochistan in his Independence Day speech, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey has demanded introducing of a bill announcing Lok Sabha seats in Pakistan-occupied- Kashmir (PoK). “I want government to introduce a bill announcing Lok Sabha seats from PoK and Gilgit,” said Dubey while talking to media on Wednesday. A few days ago, Read More