Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC Bill, accuses Opposition of playing vote bank politics on NRC issue
Amit Shah dared the Congress to clear its stand on the amended OBC bill before it is taken up in the Rajya Sabha, saying it will expose whether the party was really for the welfare of backward communities
Parliament Monsoon Session updates: Congress MP urges Centre to protect Meghalaya from Assam NRC 'rejects'
In the Lok Sabha, Congress MP Vincent Pala raised concerns about illegal influx in Meghalaya due to the release of NRC draft in Assam. "Due to uncertainty of implementation of NRC, there is a fear in Meghalaya that those unrecognised in Assam will go to Meghalaya. Therefore, I urge the central government to protect Meghalaya to avoid imbalance," he said.
Centre to re-introduce bill to grant Constitutional status to backwards panel in upcoming Winter Session of Parliament
Centre is set to re-introduce the bill to grant constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes in the upcoming Lok Sabha session
BJP's own Mandal moment: Sub-categorisation of OBCs will deal a fatal blow to caste-driven Opposition parties
The Union govt will set up a Commission under article 340 of the Constitution, to examine the issue of sub-categorisation of the OBCs.
Arun Jaitley confirms commission to examine sub-categorisation of OBCs, hikes creamy layer ceiling to Rs 8 lakhs
Arun Jaitley on Wednesday revealed that the Cabinet will soon set up a commission to examine sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes
Proposed NCSEBC is a toothless body for backward classes, designed to help Centre reap political benefits
If the Centre manages to pass NCSEBC through Parliament, it will kill many politically inconvenient birds with one stone. Mutinees over reservations, which hurt BJP's prospects in crucial states, may become a thing of past
Who is benefiting from these Jat quota protests? Surely, it’s not the community.
A 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
Meanwhile Opposition parties alleged that the move was a conspiracy to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government.
The recommendations of a central panel for 27 percent reservation for OBCs in private sector jobs on Tuesday evoked favourable reactions from parties.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea of Jat students seeking benefits of reservation under Other Backward Class (OBC) in the ongoing process of admission in post-graduate (PG) medical and dental courses.