Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical education

The Bombay High Court has given a major relief to the medical aspirants from the Maratha community on Thursday, July 11. Earlier on June 27, the Bombay High Court upheld the state government’s decision to provide Maratha reservation in public employment and education under SEBC act to Maratha community

Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical educationThe Bombay High Court has rejected a plea which challenged the Social Economic Backward Classes (SEBC) reservation in MBBS and dental courses.  The court has accepted the decision of the Maharashtra government while ruling against the plea filed by a group of aspiring medical students from the open category.   On May 20, the Maharashtra […]

Only forensic specialist should be allowed to carry out post-mortem: Bombay HC to state govt

The Bombay High Court directed the Maharashtra government to issue a circular to all its hospitals directing them to ensure all the post-mortems are conducted compulsorily in the presence of a forensic expert

Only forensic specialist should be allowed to carry out post-mortem: Bombay HC to state govtThe government will within two weeks issue directions to heads of forensic departments of all hospitals that post-portems will be conducted only by forensic doctors. The order comes in response to a plea by a city-based activist, alleging sweepers and helpers conduct autopsy at government or civic-run hospitals. A bench of Chief Justice Pradeep Nandrajog […]

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govt

In the latest development on the Maratha reservation for post-graduate admissions, the High Court has issued a notice to the state government to respond to the petition filed in the high court by three students from the open category

Maratha reservation ordinance: Bombay HC issues notice to Maha govtThe Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has issued a notice to Maharashtra government and the advocate general on Monday, May 27. The court has asked the state government to file a reply by June 10, in connection with the Maratha quota ordinance in the post-graduate admission process. Three students from the open category have […]

Maratha reservation in PG: Medical aspirants from Mumbai move SC against ordinance

On Tuesday, May 21, Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao, signed the government’s ordinance clearing the Maratha quota during the current year's admission process. Earlier the Nagpur bench of Bombay High court and, SC had also ruled that reservation will not be applicable during the current year

Maratha reservation in PG: Medical aspirants from Mumbai move SC against ordinanceTwo days after Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao, signed the ordinance, which allows Maratha reservation (SEBC) in the Post-graduate medical and dental college admission, medical aspirants from Mumbai, has filed a petition in the Supreme Court against the decision. The medical students have moved to the court on Tuesday, May 21. The SC had earlier […]

Nagpur: Students protest against Maratha reservation ordinance

Open category students have now begun protesting against the ordinance on Maratha reservation. The students and their parents had assembled at RBI square in Nagpur to express their displeasure over this decision

Nagpur: Students protest against Maratha reservation ordinanceThe issue of Maratha reservation in post-graduate courses came to a close on Monday, as Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao signed the ordinance. However, in protest against the approval of this ordinance, post-graduate students of the open category launched a protest in Nagpur. Their parents also participated in this protest. The protest took place on […]

PG medical admission: Maharashtra governor signs SEBC reservation ordinance

The Governor of Maharashtra Ch. Vidyasagar Rao today  signed the Maharashtra State Reservation (of seats for admission in educational institutions in the State and for appointments in the public services and posts under the State) for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC) (Amendment and Validation) Ordinance, 2019

PG medical admission: Maharashtra governor signs SEBC reservation ordinanceIn a move aimed at calming protesting post-graduate medical students from the Maratha community, the state government has issued an ordinance to maintain a 16% quota for them Overruling the Supreme Court, the Maharashtra government has taken its way to bring the ordinance to give reservation to the Maratha community. By bringing this ordinance, the […]

PG medical admission: Maha govt brings ordinance to uphold quota for Maratha community

In a move aimed at calming protesting post-graduate medical students from the Maratha community, the state government has issued an ordinance to maintain a 16% quota for them. On Thursday, the election commission approved the ordinance

PG medical admission: Maha govt brings ordinance to uphold quota for Maratha communityThe Maharashtra cabinet has unanimously approved to promulgate an ordinance to give 16 per cent reservation to Maratha community in the Post-graduate medical admission process The decision to bring the ordinance was taken on Friday, May 17 during the cabinet meeting. The ordinance will now be sent to the governor for the final approval Overruling […]

No reservation for Marathas in PG admissions in the current academic year, rules HC

The petitioners had argued that the Socially and Educationally Backward (SEBC) quota couldn’t be applied to the dental admissions as the admission process had already begun before the state introduced the Maratha quota

No reservation for Marathas in PG admissions in the current academic year, rules HCSEBC reservation or Maratha reservation will not be applicable in the post-graduate dental admission process in the current academic year The Nagpur Bench of Bombay High Court has ruled this out on Thursday, May 02. Three dental course aspirants have filed a petition before the High Court The post-graduate aspirants across the country are protesting […]

‘Seal hospitals operating without fire NOC,’ Bombay HC to Thane Municipal Corporation

The Bombay High Court on Thursday, April 18, directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to carry out a survey of the hospitals and the nursing homes in connection with the fire safety norms

‘Seal hospitals operating without fire NOC,’ Bombay HC to Thane Municipal CorporationThe court has directed the TMC to seal the hospital or the nursing home which does not have a fire NOC. The Bombay High Court was hearing a petition filed by advocate and social activist Sapan Srivastav, in connection with the hospitals operating without fire NOC in Thane. Mumbai has still not forgotten the incident […]

Government not serious about identifying children with learning disabilities  

All over the world there are about 5% to 10% of children who suffer from learning disabilities. The figures reveal that the vast majority of children with learning disabilities are never diagnosed even after 70 years of Independence

Government not serious about identifying children with learning disabilities  Ishaan Awasthi in ‘Taare Zameen Par’ epitomised the plight of children with learning disabilities. But, little has changed since then in the country. Except four states, the rest of the country has never heard about learning disabilities (LD). The numbers of children diagnosed and registered as having learning disabilities during 2014, 2016 CBSE (10th and […]
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