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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
Mar 17, 2015
SC sets aside notification to include Jats as OBCsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the notification issued by the erstwhile UPA government to include Jats in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) for according benefits of reservation to them.
May 10, 2014
How Congress was trumped by Modi's OBC victim cardThe Varanasi DM's decision to disallow his rally, the unch-neech ki raajneeti coinage he came up with after Priyanka's barbs and the party's demolition of the idea that he may have been born into an upper caste have helped Modi play his victim card effectively.
May 13, 2013
Jat community should get reservation under OBC, says Amarinder SinghFormer Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
Aug 22, 2012
When quota champions speak the upper caste languageThe OBCs or the parties dominated by them are unlikely to agree unconditionally to a 'quota in promotion' bill. When it comes to the SCs/STs, they have a logic that sounds like the age-old anti-reservationist argument of the upper castes.