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AA Edit | Demand for OBC quota in LS, Assemblies will grow

The Constitution of India started with a promise of securing for all citizens social, economic and political justice.

22 Sep 2023 12:02 AM

Modi and BJP engaged in 'buying and selling' policy, says Kharge

The NMP reverses years of established policy without any objective criterion, Kharge said

04 Sep 2021 1:59 AM

Modi and BJP engaged in 'buying and selling' policy, says Kharge

The NMP reverses years of established policy without any objective criterion, Kharge said

04 Sep 2021 1:31 AM

FIR against BJP's KP Yadav, son for forging papers to get OBC certificate

A family belonging to the OBC category is considered to be in the non-creamy layer if their total income is less than 8 lakh per annum.

23 Dec 2019 4:45 PM

34 functional teams to smoothen merger of UBI, PNB, OBC

Merger will make the new entity the second-largest bank in the country after the SBI with a total business volume of Rs 18 lakh crore.

02 Oct 2019 12:13 PM


Centre calls UP government's caste certificate order 'unconstitutional'

Centre said the inclusion of OBCs under Scheduled Caste is in domain of Parliament and asked the state government to follow the procedure.

02 Jul 2019 3:46 PM

Ahead of bypolls, Yogi government includes 17 OBC castes in Scheduled Castes list

This would provide benefits of reservation to social and economically backward classes, hence fulfilling a 15-year-old demand.

29 Jun 2019 4:43 PM

Mayawati demands explanation on reservation from PM Modi

BSP Supremo Mayawati has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the count that he is misleading the nation on the issue of reservation.

24 Apr 2019 12:28 PM

Oriental Bank allots 13.89 cr shares to govt following capital infusion

The move follows capital infusion of Rs 1,186 crore by the government into the bank.

27 Mar 2019 5:13 PM

File affidavit that RGI has no information about OBC caste data: CIC

Several groups have been demanding caste-based census to press for their demands of proportionate representation in government services.

25 Mar 2019 4:26 PM


Rajasthan: Rail services faces disruption due to Gujjar stir

As many as 13 trains were diverted, short terminated or cancelled in the wake of the agitation by Gujjars, demanding a higher quota.

10 Feb 2019 11:16 AM

Gujjars start dharna demanding reservation by sitting on railway tracks in Rajasthan

Gujjar leader Kirori Singh Bainsla after holding a ‘Maha Panchayat’ started sit-in along with his supporters, blocking trains.

08 Feb 2019 7:14 PM

BJP’s overdrive to woo OBCs, dalits upsets upper castes

MP had also witnessed violent scenes during the April “Bharat Bandh” called by the dalit groups over a Supreme Court’s order on the SC/ST Act.

26 Aug 2018 12:50 AM

Collegium system stopping Dalits, OBCs from entering higher judiciary: Union min

Minister said his party will go ahead with 'Halla Bol Darwaza Khol' to sensitise people about reforming system of judges' appointment.

14 May 2018 11:44 AM

Chhagan Bhujbal likely to play OBC card, claim sources

There are indications that Mr Bhujbal may galvanise cadre across parties under his banner, Akhil Bharatiya Mahatma Phule Samata Parishad.

06 May 2018 2:11 AM


TISS stops funding SC, ST, OBC students

Under this scheme, tuition fees of students are covered as they cannot afford to pay the amount from their pocket.

23 Feb 2018 7:19 AM

Centre to reintroduce bill in LS to grant Constitutional status to backward classes body

The move will make the NCBC a constitutional body with full powers to safeguard the rights and interests of OBCs, the officials said.

23 Nov 2017 2:10 PM

Don't make 'hollow statements': Mayawati on Nitish Kumar's remark on private sector quota

Mayawati also demanded quota in promotions by amending the Constitution.

07 Nov 2017 7:38 PM

Yogi Adityanath gives more than 33 per cent reservation to women

The women mayors from Lucknow, Kanpur and Ghaziabad will belong to the general category.

14 Oct 2017 2:45 AM

Panel to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs in central list: Jaitley

Speaking on decisions taken by the Union cabinet, the minister said as many as 11 states have such categorisation in state govt jobs.

23 Aug 2017 9:08 PM