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Jan 30, 2019
Marathas and Kunbis not separate castes, says Maharashtra Backward Class panel; demands inclusion of Marathas among OBCsThe Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission in its report has said that Marathas and Kunbis are one and the same community and as the Kunbis are already included in the Other Backward Class (OBC), the Marathas too should be categorised as a Backward Class.
Jan 29, 2019
Marathas and Kunbis not separate castes, both should be under OBC: Maharashtra Backward Class panel reportThe Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission in its report has said that Marathas and Kunbis are one and the same community. As the Kunbis are already included in the Other Backward Class (OBC), the Marathas too should have been categorised as a Backward Class long ago, it said.
Jul 30, 2018
Maratha stir: Shiv Sena demands special Assembly session on reservation; Congress wants speedy efforts by Maharashtra govtThe Shiv Sena said that besides reservation for the Maratha community, the Maharashtra government should also consider giving quotas to other caste groups.
Aug 23, 2017
Arun Jaitley confirms commission to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs, hikes creamy layer ceiling to Rs 8 lakhsArun Jaitley on Wednesday revealed that the Cabinet will soon set up a commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes
Aug 11, 2015
Merit vs caste: Reservation in schools doesn't automatically ensure children emancipationThe answer lies in upgrading the government schools so that they impart education at par with their private counterparts in terms of quality.
Aug 06, 2015
90% IIT-Roorkee dropouts are backward caste: A case against affirmative action?The revelation that 90 percent of the students that IIT Roorkee gave a second chance to after expelling them for poor performance last month belong to backwards castes (SCs, STs and OBCs) is hardly surprising because the writing has always been on the wall.