OBC bill

President Ram Nath Kovind grants assent to OBC Bill

As per the Act, every State or Union territory may, by law, prepare and maintain, for its own purposes, a list of socially and educationally backward classes.

published on : 20th August 2021

'Ashirwad Yatra': Ahead of polls, BJP to send OBC ministers on outreach campaign

BJP chief JP Nadda on Wednesday held a felicitation of ministers inducted in the Union Cabinet from OBC backgrounds.

published on : 12th August 2021

Passage of OBC bill landmark moment for nation: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi said that it underscores his government's commitment to ensuring dignity, opportunity and justice to the marginalised sections.

published on : 12th August 2021

Lok Sabha passes key bill to restore states' power to make their own OBC lists; parties pitch for Caste census

Centre said there is a need for careful examination of the demand made by several Lok Sabha members for increasing the cap of reservation beyond 50 per cent as constitutional issues are involved.

published on : 10th August 2021

OBC Bill boards Opposition, averts full Parliament washout

Being a Constitution amendment Bill, it requires order in the House as well as two-thirds of the members present voting in its favour. 

published on : 10th August 2021

Government tables amended OBC bill in Lok Sabha

The discussion on the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill 2017 had an abrupt end due to heated exchanges between union minister Giriraj Singh and TMC member Kalyan Banerjee.

published on : 3rd January 2018