Backward Classes

BJP’s two-day national council meeting to begin today

New Delhi: The Modi government’s “social justice” plank with its outreach to Dalits, backward classes and general category is likely to b...Read More

Storm clouds gather on India’s economic front

Storm clouds gather on India’s economic front

It is not often that one gets decent data on India’s economic performance. Even annexures to replies to Lok Sabha statements are not avai...Read More

Maratha Reservation issue: Quota for Marathas locked in legal hurdle

Maratha Reservation issue: Quota for Marathas locked in legal hurdle

Mumbai: The 102nd constitutional amendment bill may become a hurdle in granting a quota to the Marathas. This bill states all major polic...Read More

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Lok Sabha passes bill to give constitutional status to NCBC

New Delhi : A crucial bill to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes was passed unanimously by the...Read More

Quota stir: Appeasement politics to blame

Quota stir: Appeasement politics to blame

The objective of reservation was to provide opportunities to those sections of people who were for generations socially oppressed and dis...Read More

Rs 1,800 cr scam in OBC student’s scholarship scheme: Maharashtra minister Rajkumar Badole

Rs 1,800 cr scam in OBC student’s scholarship scheme: Maharashtra minister Rajkumar Badole

Nagpur: Maharashtra social justice minister Rajkumar Badole, in a written reply to a question, said that there has been an irregular disb...Read More

Bhopal: BSP to oppose freebies to backward classes

Bhopal: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has opposed state government’s bid to provide most facilities free of cost to backward sections of the ...Read More

Will convert to Buddhism if BJP’s mindset towards backward classes doesn’t change, says Mayawati

Will convert to Buddhism if BJP’s mindset towards backward classes doesn’t change, says Mayawati

Azamgarh (UP) : BSP chief Mayawati on Tuesday attacked the BJP claiming it should change its mindset towards the Dalits, Tribals and back...Read More

Army out in 9 Haryana districts

Army out in 9 Haryana districts

Jat quota stir turns violent: 2 killed; rail and road traffic grinds to a halt .

Jat stir continues in Haryana, CM enhances quota for EBC

Chandigarh : The agitation by the Jats demanding reservation under OBC category on Wednesday affected rail and road traffic in several pa...Read More

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Eying Dalits and backwards, RSS plans campaign for Hindu unity

Bhopal: RSS will run a nationwide campaign next year to promote “social harmony” among Hindus apparently with an eye to win over Dalits, ...Read More

Time for Dalits, backwards to unite: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Time for Dalits, backwards to unite: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday said the time is right for Dalits and members of other backward classe...Read More

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Rajasthan notifies quota for Gujjars, spl backwards

Jaipur: The Rajasthan government has issued a notification to provide five per cent quota to Gujjars and other Special Backward Classes (...Read More

Mohan Bhagwat’s reservation comment: EC has wisdom to view the matter : RJD

Mohan Bhagwat’s reservation comment: EC has wisdom to view the matter : RJD

New Delhi : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Manoj Jha on Tuesday said the election commission has enough wisdom to decide on what it sh...Read More

Jats put in OBC as per Constitutional mandate: Centre to SC

Jats put in OBC as per Constitutional mandate: Centre to SC

New Delhi: Government has said it has the powers under the Constitution to include Jats in the central list of Other Backward Classes (OB...Read More

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Backward Classes

The Backward Classes Commission, headed by Kaka Kalelkar, has submitted its report to the Government.  According to unofficial reports, t...Read More