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Sep 17, 2018
Supreme Court verdict on reservation in promotions for SC/STs must ensure filtering out of creamy layer candidatesThe Supreme Court will soon pronounce its verdict on a batch of petitions that have sought the reconsideration of a 2006 judgment, wherein the court laid down that the state government is not bound to provide for reservation in promotions for SC/ST members
Sep 11, 2018
Hardik Patel's indefinite fast enters day 18; Harish Rawat, Prakash Ambedkar extend supportSenior Congress leader Harish Rawat said that he advised Hardik Patel to end his fast and adopt other means of protest to highlight the issues
Sep 06, 2018
Bharat bandh: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan needs to go slow on OBC consolidationThe savarna (upper caste) section of the society is visibly angry with the ruling BJP government in Madhya Pradesh.
Sep 05, 2018
Jat leaders accuse Haryana govt of "misguiding" high court with regard to 2016 stir, threaten to re-start agitationYashpal Malik charged the Haryana government with misguiding the court to save its ministers, legislators and MPs who were "instrumental" in arson and violence during the Jat agitation in 2016.
Aug 31, 2018
Census to collect OBC data for the first time in 2021; maps, georeferencing to be used for house listing processRajnath Singh discussed the roadmap for undertaking the Census in 2021. It was envisaged to collect data on OBC for the first time. Use of maps and georeferencing at the time of house listing is also under consideration.
Aug 23, 2018
Dhangar quota row: Maharashtra govt invites community members for meeting with Devendra Fadnavis on 27 AugustMaharashtra government has invited the Dhangar community memebers for a meeting with Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on 27 August
Aug 08, 2018
Maratha quota stir: Protestors to go ahead with 9 August Maharashtra shutdown, blame failure of state govt to keep promisesThis comes days after the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that all constitutional obligations in connection with the granting of reservations to the Maratha community in the state would be completed by November
Aug 07, 2018
Devendra Fadnavis says jobs for OBCs won't go to other categories, Maharashtra govt to assess representationFadnavis also announced that his government would assess the extent of OBC representation in jobs, and address the backlog, if any, in a time-bound manner.
Aug 06, 2018
Parliament passes Bill on constitutional status to Backward Classes Commission, social justice minister says it will provide justice to OBCsParliament passed a bill on Monday to provide constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)
Aug 05, 2018
Amit Shah dares Congress to clear stand on OBC Bill, accuses Opposition of playing vote bank politics on NRC issueAmit 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