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After Marathas, BJP trying to woo OBCs ahead of polls

The state government has approved Rs 736.50 crores for OBCs, VJNTs, and SBCs.

16 Jan 2019 2:05 AM

After EWS quota, only 10 per cent of India is left out

In comparison, the EWS quota is rather miserly, at less than 50 per cent (quota of 10 per cent for a population share of 21 per cent).

16 Jan 2019 12:20 AM

BJP twin plan to win back OBCs and upper castes

The September 26 ruling by the Supreme Court that has ruled out reservation in promotions in government jobs has come as a relief for the BJP in MP.

01 Oct 2018 4:41 AM

Yogi govt to dole out sops to OBCs, dalits in big way

The importance being given to OBCs and dalits is, apparently, designed to blunt the impact of the SP-BSP alliance in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

28 Jul 2018 12:46 AM

Smart move by Congress in Karnataka on poll-eve?

In recommending that the Centre accord religious minority status to the politically powerful Lingayat community in Karnataka.

21 Mar 2018 12:40 AM


TISS students continue to protest

Government of India-Post Matriculation Scholarship, which is applicable for those belonging to socially backward classes.

27 Feb 2018 4:31 AM

Acid attack victims, autistic patients to get quota in central govt jobs

1 per cent posts each shall be reserved for people suffering from autism, intellectual disability, learning disability and mental illness.

28 Jan 2018 1:57 PM

DU faculty selection process under scanner

V-C reportedly rejected a candidate for position reserved for OBCs.

14 Jul 2017 2:43 AM

Cabinet OKs new panel for OBCs with more powers

The bill to provide constitutional status to the body will be introduced in Parliament.

24 Mar 2017 1:15 AM

Allahabad HC blow to Akhilesh Yadav’s caste plan

The court, while issuing the direction, also asked the state government to file its counter affidavit within two weeks.

25 Jan 2017 12:38 AM


Flashback 2016: Maratha protest starts with bang, then fizzles out

It has failed so far to achieve desired results.

30 Dec 2016 5:56 AM

Separate ministry to be established for OBCs: Devendra Fadnavis

The CM also announced funds worth Rs 200 crore for gravity-based water supply projects to fulfil the needs of Shahapur.

21 Dec 2016 5:09 AM

Rajasthan High Court scraps SBC quota

However, two separate petitions were filed challenging constitutional validity of the SBC Reservation Act, 2015.

10 Dec 2016 4:55 AM