Other Backward Classes

Revisit quota, cycle out ‘progressed’ castes

Revisit quota, cycle out ‘progressed’ castes

While crafting a separate category for the Maratha community, the Maharashtra government has from day one maintained that it cannot ‘dist...Read More

Black money, OBC reports in Parliament on Monday

Black money, OBC reports in Parliament on Monday

The black money report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance will be tabled in both the Houses of Parliament on Monday by th...Read More

Bhopal: Setback for Nath government as HC stays 27 percent quota for OBCs

Bhopal: Setback for Nath government as HC stays 27 percent quota for OBCs

In a setback to Kamal Nath government, Madhya Pradesh High Court, on Tuesday, stayed 27% reservation to Other Backward Classes (OBC) in M...Read More

Madhya Pradesh High Court stays MP government’s OBC quota ordinance

Madhya Pradesh High Court stays MP government’s OBC quota ordinance

Jabalpur: The Madhya Pradesh High Court on Tuesday, in an interim order, stayed the state government’s ordinance increasing reservation f...Read More

Bhopal: Ordinance of 27% quota to OBC sent to Government

Bhopal: Ordinance of 27% quota to OBC sent to Government

BHOPAL: The state government has sent the ordinance of 27% reservation to other backward classes (OBCs) to the Governor Anandiben Patel. ...Read More

Bhopal: Doesn’t need Centre’s nod to hike OBC quota, says CM

Bhopal: Doesn’t need Centre’s nod to hike OBC quota, says CM

BHOPAL: There was no need of approval from the Centre to increase reservation for other backward classes (OBCs) to 27%, said Chief Minist...Read More

Bhopal: EWS to get 10% quota, 27% for OBCs, says Nath

Bhopal: EWS to get 10% quota, 27% for OBCs, says Nath

BHOPAL: Chief Minister Kamal Nath announced quota for other backward classes (OBCs) would be raised from 14% to 27%. The Chief Minister’s...Read More

Marathas will enjoy double benefits: OBCs

Marathas will enjoy double benefits: OBCs

Mumbai: Just a few days since the new law on Maratha reservations have come into being, 16 Other Backward Classes Organisations (OBCs), h...Read More

Controversy establishes me as OBC leader: Pankaja Munde

Controversy establishes me as OBC leader: Pankaja Munde

Mumbai: After the minister for women and child welfare and leader of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) Pankaja Munde exited the meeting o...Read More

Maratha Reservation: OBCs threaten to challenge Maratha quota in the court

Maratha Reservation: OBCs threaten to challenge Maratha quota in the court

Mumbai: Upset at the decision of the state government to grant 16 per cent reservation to the Maratha community, the Other Backward Class...Read More

Gujarat headache: After Patidars, now Rajputs seek reservation in Gujarat

Gujarat headache: After Patidars, now Rajputs seek reservation in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: After the Patidars, it is now the turn of Rajputs to seek reservation in Gujarat. Buoyed by the 16 per cent reservation give...Read More

Backward Class Commission endorses Marathas are backward

Backward Class Commission endorses Marathas are backward

Mumbai: The State Backward Class Commission headed by justice M J Gaikwad (retired) submitted the report of 1037 pages, to the Chief Secr...Read More

Wisdom can’t be inherited: Jaitley takes a dig at Rahul

Wisdom can’t be inherited: Jaitley takes a dig at Rahul

New Delhi : Union Minister without portfolio Arun Jaitley on Wednesday had a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi rediscovering the imp...Read More

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RTE admissions: Parents, kids get another chance when second round begins on June 1

This year, a total of 8,341 seats are available under RTE in Mumbai out of which 2,080 students have been admitted and 6,261 seats are va...Read More

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Niti Aayog shows how to eradicate reservation

Instead of filling up its posts that would have warranted reservation, the NITI Aayog has been hiring ‘consultants’ claiming “procurement...Read More

Budget allocation for OBC welfare hiked by 41%, says Thaawarchand Gehlot

Budget allocation for OBC welfare hiked by 41%, says Thaawarchand Gehlot

New Delhi: Focusing on the welfare of Other Backward Classes, the Centre has increased the budgetary allocation for the category by 41 pe...Read More

PIL in sc to stop SC/ST quota benefits to ‘creamy layer’

PIL in sc to stop SC/ST quota benefits to ‘creamy layer’

New Delhi : In what may become a significant litigation creating a social turmoil in the country, some persons belonging to Scheduled Cas...Read More

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Commission to examine OBC sub-categorization

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints Commission to examine OBC sub-categorization

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed a five-member commission headed by Delhi High Court’s former Chief Justice G. Ro...Read More

Amit Shah lauds Modi Government for raising OBC creamy layer bar

Amit Shah lauds Modi Government for raising OBC creamy layer bar

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah lauded the Centre for raising the creamy layer income limit for the Other...Read More

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OBC income cap raised to Rs 8 lakh pa

New Delhi : The creamy layer ceiling for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates for securing government jobs was raised to Rs 8 lakh as ...Read More

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