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Sep 24, 2017
Gujjar scholars demand inclusion of Gojri in Eighth Schedule, seek research centres for development of languageGojri, a tribal language spoken by nearly two million Gujjars, should be included in Eighth Schedule of the Constitution, scholars from the community said
Sep 22, 2017
Ahead of Gujarat polls, BJP calls agitating Patidars to discuss reservation demands next weekGujarat's ruling BJP on Wednesday extended an olive branch to the agitating Patidar leaders
Sep 17, 2017
Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale says reservation should be extended to uppers castesRamdas Athawale said reservations in jobs should go up from the present 49.5 percent to 75 percent on economic criteria and higher castes must also benefit
Aug 23, 2017
Amit Shah says OBC sub-categorisation shows BJP's commitment to backward classesBJP chief Amit Shah cited the Modi government's announcements on benefits for backward classes as evidence of his party's commitment to the development of marginalised sections.
Aug 23, 2017
BJP hopes to boost its standing among backward classes with sub-categorisation of OBCsThe BJP hopes to boost its standing among backward classes with the government's decision to raise the "creamy layer" ceiling on jobs reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and also to form a committee to examine the possibility of a sub-quota for the most marginalised communities within the OBCs.
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.