Backward Classes

Karnataka State Backward Classes panel favours Category I quota for orphans 

The castes, which have not been included in the Backward Classes list but come under creamy layer category, will be issued caste certificates for the purpose of reservation.

published on : 16th March 2023

Stress on Backward Classes empowerment at Mandal statue unveiling event in Guntur

The YSRC leaders, along with other BC leaders from various States, unveiled the statue of BP Mandal near Amaravati road on Sunday.

published on : 13th February 2023

Centre drags its feet on OBC sub-categorisation

BJP does not want to upset caste equation ahead of key polls

published on : 30th January 2023

Odisha: Nod for inclusion of 22 communities in OBC list

Briefing mediapersons of the cabinet decision, development commissioner Pradeep Jena said the Centre has already notified 22 castes along with their synonyms as OBCs for Odisha.

published on : 22nd January 2023

Backward Classes seek hike in allocations

Gujja Krishn, Neela Venkatesh and others were part of the delegation.

published on : 7th January 2023

BJP OBC Morcha demands separate department, budget for other backward classes in Odisha

In a separate resolution, the morcha requested the state government to provide adequate financial assistance through the OBC Finance and Development Cooperative Corporation. 

published on : 26th December 2022

Karnataka Congress to hold Backward Classes meets in five regions

The conventions will be held at at Vijayapura on December 30 which will be on the Krishna Project, while the January 2 convention in Hubballi will be about Mahadayi river dispute, he said.

published on : 14th December 2022

Jagan seeks to push back TDP with impassioned plea at BC Mahasabha

Jagan explained what his government had done for the BCs and contrasted it with Naidu’s contribution during the latter’s tenure in power.

published on : 8th December 2022

YSRC, TDP treats Backward Classes as mere vote bank, says BJP

Laxman said Prime Minister Narendra Modi initiated a new trend by helping BCs get their political due.

published on : 28th November 2022

No time frame to reconstitute NCBCs: Centre

Persons with socio-political works belonging to backward classes have to be identified for appointment as chairperson, the Centre said.

published on : 26th November 2022

Jagan wants to empower Backward Classes in every sphere: Sajjala

Says TDP is solely dependent on a section of media to hoodwink people, urges BC leaders to highlight YSRC schemes for welfare of poor

published on : 28th October 2022

Backward Classes not ready to blindly believe Jagan: TDP

The BC community is not ready to blindly believe Jagan, he said and made it clear that it is this very community that will bring him down from power in the coming elections.

published on : 28th October 2022

Delhi OBC commission summons DU college over teacher recruitment   

College Principal Praveen Garg has been asked to appear before the commission on Monday with an action taken report.

published on : 24th September 2022

BJP government against backward classes, poor: Akhilesh Yadav

The government should declare a public holiday on the day, he demanded. The Uttar Pradesh government in 2017 had cancelled 15 public holidays, including Vishwakarma Jayanti.

published on : 17th September 2022

Rajya Sabha member Krishnaiah demands KCR address issues in State welfare hostels

Krishnaiah pointed out that the mess charges fixed some five years ago were continuing even today.

published on : 10th September 2022

BJP urges Odisha government to ensure 27 per cent quota for OBCs

The saffron party which has been agitating over the issue accused the State government of deliberately denying the OBCs their rights.

published on : 8th August 2022

SC verdict paves way for OBC quota in Maharashtra local polls

The court accepted the empirical data collated by the government-appointed Bhantia Commission.

published on : 21st July 2022

Union Minister Athawale push for census of all castes, not just OBCs

The assertion comes at a time when the BJP’s ally in Bihar, the JD(U), is ready to conduct a caste-based census in the state.

published on : 5th July 2022

No OBC reservation in Maharashtra local body elections

The SEC declared reservation of wards for women, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and the general categories.

published on : 1st June 2022

Madras HC bars Backward Class panel from deciding on internal quota

As per the G.O., making a recommendation on the demands of communities seeking internal reservation within the MBC quota is one of the terms of reference of the commission, they added.

published on : 27th May 2022
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