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Inclusion of castes in OBC group: Bombay High Court seeks Maharashtra's response on PIL

Sarate's counsel V M Thorat told the HC that out of the 96 castes included in the OBC category, nearly 40 per cent were not even eligible for reservation.

published on : 9th January 2019

SC, STs more at risk of assault: Study

The survey found that of those who had faced sexual violence, 31 per cent were raped, 4 per cent were gang-raped and 4 per cent faced an attempt to rape.

published on : 13th December 2018

Will Yogi government rejig quota system ahead of Lok Sabha polls?

The Most Backward Social Justice Committee submitted its report recently to the CM Yogi Adityanath.

published on : 1st December 2018

BJP will not allow reservation for minorities: Amit Shah in Telangana

Although he said his party would stand as a rock to protect the reservation of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and backward classes.

published on : 25th November 2018

Opposition demands tabling of Maratha, Dhangar quota reports in Maharashtra Assembly

The house had to be adjourned thrice on Thursday; first till the end of Question Hour and then twice for ten minutes before it was adjourned for the day.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Panel examining OBC sub-categorisation likely to get extension till May 31

A final call in this regard is expected be taken by the Union Cabinet on Thursday when the proposal is likely to figure during its meeting.

published on : 21st November 2018

Maratha quota by end of the month, says Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis, who was at Akola to review drought condition, told the reporters that the government will complete all legal formalities by the end of November to grant Maratha community their due.

published on : 15th November 2018

Women lead the way in Universty of Hyderabad polls

The elections would also be unique in terms of having a woman majority panel given out by UDA.

published on : 2nd October 2018

NDA government trying to cause hostility between Dalits, OBCs: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav

Yadav also said by passing a bill in Parliament the NDA government reversed the dilution of the SC/ST Act, but it left scope for tinkering in future.

published on : 12th September 2018

Bharat Bandh against SC/ST Act peaceful in Madhya Pradesh

The state government has imposed prohibitory orders under section 144 in all the districts of the state and security has been tightened as a precautionary measure.

published on : 6th September 2018

BJP’s Dalit outreach irks upper castes in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Sources said that the BJP leaders had brought to the notice of the party high command simmering anger among the upper castes in a number of states.

published on : 4th September 2018

2021 Census work begins, to capture OBC headcount for the first time

Census 2021 will be finalised in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said.

published on : 31st August 2018

Granting constitutional status to NCBC a milestone for OBCs' empowerment: BJP's Hukumdev Narayan Yadav

The Rajya Sabha passed theConstitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 to provide constitutional status to the NCBC, giving the panel full powers to safeguard the rights and interests of OBCs.

published on : 12th August 2018

With Rajya Sabha nod, Parliament passes Bill to grant constitutional status to OBC commission

The NCBC, a statutory body created in 1993, was given limited powers only to recommend to the government inclusion or exclusion of a community in the central list of OBCs.

published on : 6th August 2018

BJP chief Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC bill

The proposed legislation seeks to grant the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) constitutional status on a par with National Commissions for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 5th August 2018
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