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Jan 24, 2019
10% quota for economically weaker sections to be implemented for Central govt jobs from 1 FebruaryBeginning next month, all central government posts will be filled after factoring in the recently approved 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections according to an official order.
Sep 05, 2018
I&B Ministry's 'Dalit' diktat: If democracy is to prevail, nomenclature must be protected, used and disseminated widelyDalit is an anti-caste spirit imperative for the creation of nation based on equality, liberty and fraternity.
Sep 04, 2018
Months before I&B ministry advisory, Centre told states to avoid word ‘Dalit’ in official docs; seen as move to ‘suppress’ unrestThe NDA government has asked state and Central departments to avoid the nomenclature 'Dalit' when describing members belonging to Scheduled Castes for all official transactions.
Jun 24, 2018
Centre plans to adopt 15 districts to implement de-addiction scheme under National Drug Demand Reduction PolicyThe draft policy proposes upgrading existing de-addiction centres in these pilot districts to provide inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities.
Oct 03, 2017
President Ram Nath Kovind appoints commission to examine OBC quota benefitsPresident Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed a five-member Commission to examine the sub-categorisation of OBCs under Article 340 of the Constitution
Aug 20, 2017
Maneka Gandhi urges government to enact law to rehabilitate and reintegrate beggarsUnion minister Maneka Gandhi has said there was a need to enact a law on begging with an emphasis on rehabilitation and reintegration of the vulnerable section of the society rather than criminalising the act.
Jun 26, 2017
Consensus on bill giving constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes reachedA parliamentary panel examining a bill on National Commission for Backward Classes has reached a consensus, paving the way for its passage in Rajya Sabha in the monsoon session
May 27, 2017
TISS makes Aadhaar card mandatory, stops financial aid to students from backward classesTISS announced that it will now be mandatory for students to furnish Aadhaar card details, adding that they will discontinue financial aid provided to students belonging to backward classes
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.
Jun 19, 2016
Centre to bear full coaching costs for Dalits, OBCs with income under 6 lakhDalit and OBCs categories having a total family income from all sources of Rs 6 lakh or less per annum will be eligible for benefits under the scheme.