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Jun 24, 2017
Jat quota stir: Community in Rajasthan calls off agitation after talks with govt delegationThe Jat community in Rajasthan called off their stir demanding reservation on the second day after holding talks with a government delegation, police said
Jun 15, 2017
Centre to collect information on appointments secured by producing fake caste certificatesEmployees who got jobs using fake caste certificates will be dismissed, the Centre has said.
May 20, 2017
Rajasthan govt issues notification to re-include Gujjars, four other castes, in OBC categoryThe Rajasthan government re-included five castes, including Gujjars, in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category on Friday
Mar 24, 2017
Cabinet scraps NCBC, new panel for OBCs to have constitutional status; Opp'n cries foulMeanwhile Opposition parties alleged that the move was a conspiracy to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government.
Feb 23, 2017
UPSC prepones civil services examination; preliminaries to be held on 18 JuneThe civil services preliminary examination, to select IAS and IPS officers among others, has been preponed and it is scheduled to be held in June this year instead of August.
Dec 23, 2016
UP elections 2017: Why Akhilesh Yadav's caste card flummoxed his opponentsIn a move that is bound to put the BJP and BSP in a fix ahead of the elections, the Akhilesh Yadav government hurriedly cleared a proposal today to place as many as 17 Other Backward Class (OBC) sub-castes on the list of Scheduled Castes (SC)
Dec 12, 2016
BJP hijacks Nagpur edition of Maratha Kranti Morcha in legislature and on the streetsThe final battle for Maratha reservation has begun and political parties are keen to cash in on it
Jul 04, 2016
To forget VP Singh is to bolster the idea that OBC politicians are myopicSadly, none of the prominent OBC politicians thought to commemorate Singh’s 85th birth anniversary
May 25, 2016
Cabinet approves draft bill to increase scheduled tribe beneficiariesThe new communities given the scheduled tribe status will be able to derive benefits of all major schemes
Feb 23, 2016
Jat quota stir: His home spared, Bhupinder Hooda makes timely exit from Rohtak for Delhi rallyMy suspicion of the Congress hand in the violent Jat quota stir in Haryana — which I expressed strongly on Twitter on Saturday evening, without any serious opposition or denials from the Congress, save a weak reply by MP from Rohtak, Deepender Hooda — received unexpected confirmation late on Sunday