EWS quota will not impact number of seats for general, reserved categories: Centre to SC

The Central government had filed some petitions seeking transfer of pending cases, challenging the EWS quota law, from various high courts to the apex court for an authoritative pronouncement.

published on : 27th September 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

Madhu Bangarappa appointed chairman of Congress OBC wing

Congress sources termed Madhu’s appointment, who is already in the manifesto committee, as significant.

published on : 15th September 2022

EWS Quota: Economic criteria for govt policies not proscribed, Supreme Court observes orally

The lawyers said the EWS quota is "wholly unwarranted, arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional" and amounted to "legislative judgement" by the government to overrule the Indra Swahane.

published on : 14th September 2022

EWS quota damages “equality” which is the heart of the Constitution: Supreme Court told

Professor Dr Mohan Gopal assailing the amendment said that the same sought to nullify, and neutralize the constitution's idea of treating unequals unequally.

published on : 13th September 2022

Ahead of 2024 poll, National Executive Committee meeting of BJP OBC Morcha starts on Thursday

The prominent leaders who would attend the meeting are Home Minister Amit Shah, Bhupendra Yadav, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Kailash Chaudhary.

published on : 8th September 2022

OBC protest over rape of girl by upper-caste man in Madhya Pradesh

The rape of a 13-year-old girl from Lodhi caste (OBC category) by an elderly upper-caste man in the Banda area last month sparked two massive, yet distinct protests.

published on : 4th September 2022

BJP’s OBC outreach for six poll-bound states

The objective would be to hold elaborate and threadbare discussions on ways to bring the OBCs into the BJP’s mainstream politics.

published on : 3rd September 2022

HC quashing of Yogi government's OBC order shakes up caste politics in UP

Opposition Samajwadi Party has now vowed to fight for the rights of the Other Backward Classes in the assembly as well as on the streets.

published on : 1st September 2022

Gujarat quota for OBCs: BJP, Congress meet Dedicated Commission members

While the BJP urged the panel, called the 'Dedicated Commission', to give the highest possible reservation to OBCs in local body polls, Congress urged it to take the quota level to 27 per cent.

published on : 1st September 2022

Maha Assembly passes bill to reverse previous govt's decision of increasing Mumbai civic body wards

Amin Patel (Congress) said ward delimitation was done to "benefit a particular party" and was not in the interest of the citizens of Mumbai. 

published on : 24th August 2022

MP: BJP expels OBC leader for 'anti-Brahmin' and 'anti-women' remarks

Pritam Lodhi landed in soup after a video of him speaking at the birth anniversary of Rani Avanti Bai Lodhi on August 17 at Badarwas in Shivpuri went viral.

published on : 20th August 2022

K Laxman elevated to BJP’s top decision-making body

This is another indication of the central leadership’s focus on establishing its feet firmly in the south.

published on : 18th August 2022

Maharashtra govt committed to extend reservation benefits to OBCs, Marathas: CM Shinde

"We started working from day one and our priority is to work for the common man, farmers, the working class," he said.

published on : 15th August 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

BJP continues to woo backward class with caste mathematics in Karnataka

“We have enough Veerashaiva-Lingayat community leaders in the party. That is why we  nominated  Chinchansur to woo the Koli community in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region,” said a BJP leader.

published on : 1st August 2022

BJP to hold national executive meeting of Morchas in Patna

National President JP Nadda will preside over the meeting deliberating upon the party's future strategy, which would be aimed at the 2024 LS elections.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Panel for 33% quota to OBCs in local bodies

The two-member Justice Bhaktavatsala Commission has recommended 33 per cent reservation for OBCs in urban and local bodies.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Elections can be held with OBC quota now, says Maha DyCM Fadnavis after SC ruling

"The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Maharashtra SEC and state authorities to ensure the process for local bodies' election is commenced within two weeks.

published on : 21st July 2022
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