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Jul 09, 2019
EWS quota: 10% reservation for economically backward sections would not affect other communities, says NCBCCommending the Tamil Nadu government for providing 69 percent reservation, NCBC chairman Bhagwan Lal Sahni appealed to other states to replicate Tamil Nadu model of reservation for students
Apr 11, 2019
Lalu Prasad Yadav prepares to sit out first election in over 40 years, urges people of Bihar to repel 'disruptive forces'In his over four-decades-long political career, this Lok Sabha election is the first in which Lalu Prasad will be just an spectator; that too from a distance
Jan 16, 2019
Maharashtra govt reaches out to backward classes ahead of 2019 polls, okays schemes worth Rs 736 crMaharashtra Cabinet approved several schemes worth Rs 736 crores for backward classes, including financial support in the forms of the individual loan, group loan and interest subvention to OBCs, SCs and STs
Jan 07, 2019
Centre approves 10% reservation for economically-weak upper castes; Opposition slams govt for another 'political jumla'The Centre has approved a 10 percent reservation in government jobs and educational institutes for the economically backward strata among the upper castes, on Monday. The reservation benefit is likely to be availed by those whose annual income is below Rs 8 lakh and who have only up to five acres of land.
Nov 29, 2018
Ashok Chavan says decision to grant Maratha reservation was first taken by Congress governmentMaharashtra Congress president Ashok Chavan said the decision reflected success of the struggle launched for quota by Maratha community, which constitutes over 30 percent of the state's population.
Nov 29, 2018
Maharashtra Assembly passes Maratha quota bill: Why Devendra Fadnavis had no option but to give inMaharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis could do little to put off submitting to the Maratha reservation demand with no support on his side, an increasing toll from suicides and the elections around the corner.
Sep 16, 2018
Poor didn't get their due in 70 years of Congress rule, backward classes were suppressed, claims Amit ShahThis is BJP chief Amit Shah's second visit to Rajasthan in a month ahead of the Assembly elections in the state later this year.
Dec 02, 2017
Andhra Pradesh passes bill to provide five percent reservation for Kapus in government jobs, educational institutionsAndhra Pradesh Assembly passed a legislation to provide five percent reservation for Kapu community in government jobs and educational institutions
Oct 18, 2017
Punjab government approves increment on income cap for ‘creamy layer’ of OBCsPunjab chief minister Amarinder Singh approved an increase in gross annual income limit for the creamy layer of Other OBC and Backward Classes from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 8 lakh
Aug 24, 2017
Congress asks Narendra Modi to make sure concept behind creamy layer is not defeatedCongress asked Narendra Modi govt to ensure that after the "creamy layer" ceiling for OBC candidates was raised to Rs 8 lakh, the poor are not excluded