OBC reservation

BJP to protest Odisha government 'apathy' towards OBCs

While the Centre has been providing 27 per cent reservation to OBCs in educational institutions, the BJD government is reluctant to extend similar benefits to OBC students of Odisha.

published on : 30th November 2021

BJP and Congress hit out at BJD over Odisha's OBC reservation

Opposition threatens to take the issue of 27 per cent OBC reservation to National Commission for Backward Classes  

published on : 18th November 2021

OBCs deprived of share in Odisha's panchayati raj institutions, alleges BJP

“We will draw the attention of the National OBC Commission to the injustice meted out by the State government to the vast majority of the backward classes,” BJP OBC Morcha President said.

published on : 15th November 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik pitches for caste census, OBC reservation to Centre

The State Cabinet on January 11, 2020 had given its nod to estimation of the number of SEBCs after the proposal for caste-based census was rejected by the Centre.

published on : 27th September 2021

BJP stages protest against Maharashstra government over OBC quota issue in Aurangabad

BJP workers shouted slogans at Amarpreet Chowk, following which they were detained by the police and taken to Kranti Chowk police station, an official said.

published on : 15th September 2021

Madhya Pradesh HC refuses to lift stay to ordinance which increased OBC quota

The stay order of March 19, 2019 affected admissions to post-graduate medical courses and also government recruitment, the state contended before the HC.

published on : 2nd September 2021

No quota for poor in medical admissions sans SC nod, says Madras HC

Turns down DMK’s plea for 50% OBC quota, says uniform reservation must across states

published on : 26th August 2021

Madras High Court dismisses DMK plea seeking 50% OBC reservations in all India quota seats

The court also did not allow the Union government to implement a 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections from forward castes in the seats surrendered by TN

published on : 25th August 2021

The debate should shift to rationalisation of quota

The Union government recently announced 27 percent reservation for OBC and 10 percent reservation for the economically weaker societies in medical courses.

published on : 15th August 2021

Amid Opposition pressure, Shivraj government to seek lifting of HC’s OBC quota hike bar

It comes as the Opposition, led by the Conrgess, is trying hard to corner the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government over its inability to get a High Court stay on hike in OBC reservation lifted.

published on : 13th August 2021

BJD steps up demand for caste-based census

The MPs said due to lack of data and ceiling of 50 pc reservation policy, provisions made by different states to do justice to the SEBC/OBCs have been struck down by different courts.

published on : 12th August 2021

Passing of OBC Bill victory for federalism: MK Stalin

This is a victory for federalism. Passing of this Bill has come as a small piece of medicine for the centuries-old wounds and it forms the foundation for social justice.

published on : 12th August 2021

Stalin urged to spearhead national fight for OBC rights

Retired judges, activists submit letter with national-level demands

published on : 8th August 2021

Maharashtra BJP holds statewide protest to demand OBC quota in local bodies

Addressing BJP workers in Nagpur, Devendra Fadnavis said his party will restore reservation for OBCs in local bodies if given power, and if not, he will retire from politics.

published on : 26th June 2021

Will retire from politics if BJP fails to bring back political reservation for OBCs: Devendra Fadnavis

Former-Maharashtra CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, who represents Nagpur South-West seat in the Assembly, said OBCs are being purposely deprived of the political reservation.

published on : 26th June 2021
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