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

BJD announces reservation of 27% of seats in panchayat polls for OBCs

It is a historic day for the people of Odisha, especially those who have been neglected, Food Supply and Consumer Welfare Minister Ranendra Pratap Swain said.

published on : 13th August 2021

BJP accuses Naveen Patnaik government of denying reservation to OBC

BJP alleged that the BJD government is not implementing the report under the plea that the Orissa High Court struck down the State government order as the quota limit is crossing the 50 pc ceiling.

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

War of words between BJD, BJP over SEBC enumeration

The Odisha government had maintained that no formal census including caste details of the population has been undertaken since 1931.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Maharashtra directs MPSC to complete recruitment with EWS/general category option for SEBC candidates

The issue of MPSC recruitment came on the anvil following suicide by a 24-year-old aspirant in Pune over the delay in conducting the final job interview.

published on : 5th July 2021