Now, 75 per cent jobs in Haryana with max Rs 30,000 pay mandatory for locals

The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2020, applies to jobs offering a maximum gross monthly salary or wages of Rs 30,000 and it came into effect on Saturday.

published on : 16th January 2022

Odisha BJP hints at legal action if State denies quota to OBCs

The BJP has urged the SEC to ensure due representation of OBCs, SCs and STs in three-tier panchayat bodies before announcing dates for the polls.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha State Election Commission to announce rural polls soon

Meanwhile, the Opposition political parties demanded postponement of the polls citing the third wave of the pandemic and lack of reservation for ST and OBC candidates.

published on : 11th January 2022

Odisha government directs fresh delimitation of wards, seat reservation

The last date of receipt of objection and suggestions by the district magistrates on delimitation of wards and reservation of seats is January 12 while notification will be issued on January 13. 

published on : 4th January 2022

Odisha: Congress to challenge ST reservation in rural polls

Provisions have also been made in Odisha Gram Panchayat Act, 1964 and Panchayat Samiti Act, 1959 for reservation of seats for STs.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Centre to retain Rs 8 lakh income criteria for determining EWS in NEET-PG Counseling 

The government said that the panel recommendation viewed family income as a "feasible criterion" and a threshold of Rs 8 lakh of annual family income seemed reasonable for determining EWS.

published on : 2nd January 2022

Ensure 27 per cent OBC reservation first: Odisha opposition

The Opposition BJP and Congress urged the state government to ensure 27 pc reservation for the OBCs first and then proceed with the election.

published on : 29th December 2021

Odisha Panchayat elections: BJD resolves to field 40 per cent candidates from OBCs

The BJD said Odisha government had no option but to abide by the Supreme Court ruling on the OBC reservation issue. 

published on : 26th December 2021

Following HC orders, Odisha government draft list keeps ZP chief seats in 10 districts unreserved

The ZP president post has been kept reserved for ST candidate in Nabarangpur, Mayurbhanj and Sundargarh, reserved for ST woman in Kandhamal, Koraput, Malkangiri and Rayagada. 

published on : 25th December 2021

BJD asserts 50 pc seats for OBC candidates in Panchayat polls

Asking Pradhan to introspect on the Centre’s commitment for the welfare of the OBCs, BJD secretary (organisation) Pranab Prakash Das said that the BJP is scared of panchayat polls in MP.

published on : 25th December 2021

Orissa HC order on reservation exposes BJD apathy for OBCs: Opposition

BJP says it was a conspiracy of the BJD govt not to provide reservation to the OBCs 

published on : 24th December 2021

Orissa HC asks state government to rework on panchayat seat reservation

The state government had earlier planned to issue the election notification on Dec 27 to ensure that the panchayat election process is completed before the tenure of all the PRIs ends on Mar 10, 2022.

published on : 23rd December 2021

Convert 27% of Maharashtra election seats reserved for OBCs to general category: Supreme Court

The court directed there will be no OBC reservation in local body elections in Maharashtra for want of OBC data in the state.

published on : 16th December 2021

Former corporators worried over Bhubaneswar civic body seat reservation

Meanwhile, the Housing and Urban Development department has sought objection and suggestions within 10 days on the draft ward delimitation and reservation of seats. 

published on : 13th December 2021

Woman not a category but gender, says Karnataka HC

On the arguments of the petitioners that Ward No. 19 was reserved for the woman category in 2013 and 2021 amounts to a repetition of reservation, the court said that this contention is unacceptable.

published on : 12th December 2021
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