backward classes

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

Panchayat elections: Karnataka HC directs State to complete delimitation, OBC reservation in 12 weeks

A division bench of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi and Justice Ashok S Kinagi passed the order after hearing the petition filed by the SEC in 2021.

published on : 24th May 2022

OBC reservation: Congress-backed bandh in Madhya Pradesh gets tepid response

No untoward incident was reported from any part of the state during the bandh, sub-inspector Rahul Katara of the MP Police Situation Room informed media.

published on : 21st May 2022

What 'miracle' happened in last four days, asks Patole after SC order on OBC quota in MP polls

The Congress leader slammed the BJP, accusing it of sidestepping on burning issues such as unemployment, inflation and fuel price hike and raising communal tensions.

published on : 18th May 2022

Will not allow Census till demand on OBC headcount met: Tejashwi

Notably, Yadav was part of a delegation headed by the Bihar Chief Minister, that met Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year to press the demand for caste census.

published on : 4th May 2022

Backward Class job aspirants to get free coaching at government centres in Telangana

The department has also proposed to distribute study material to those engaged in such groups via Telegram, a social messaging app.

published on : 5th April 2022

Social revolution does not come overnight, says Supreme Court on reservation for SC/ST in NDA

The apex court gave time till July to the Centre to study the implication of induction and deployment of ex-NDA women cadets in the IAF.

published on : 8th March 2022

Maharashtra to explore legal options to restore OBC quota after SC refuses to accept panel report

The state cabinet discussed in detail the decision of the apex court, which noted that the report has been prepared without empirical study and research.

published on : 4th March 2022

OBC reservation: Not possible to permit authority to act upon interim report of commission, says SC

The apex court said the report itself mentions that it has been prepared in absence of empirical study and research by the commission.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Present socio-economic survey before Supreme Court: Karnataka Opposition leader Siddaramaiah

He said that though political representation was not part of the mandate of the commission when it conducted the survey, the details of political representation of people of all castes were collected.

published on : 14th February 2022

SC to hear Maharashtra's plea seeking recall of order on OBC seats to be notified as general ones

As the bench could not find the fresh plea, the state government's counsel sought a hearing in the case either on Wednesday or Friday.

published on : 17th January 2022

BJP seeks Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal, SEC intervention for OBC quota in panchayat polls

A delegation of BJP met the Governor and submitted a memorandum objecting to the State government's move of going ahead with the panchayat polls without reservation for OBCs.

published on : 30th December 2021

BC panel summons Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar over plea on GO 317

The employees have complained that nativity was not being taken into consideration as per the Presidential Order of 2018.

published on : 27th December 2021
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