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Apr 05, 2019
Travels in the Hindi belt: 'How bad can Rahul be, Modi hasn't set a very high standard,' say some young voters in BiharBihar is a state where caste identities probably matter more than the rest of India. The upper caste, Baniyas and Rajputs are firm with BJP, just as they have traditionally been. Yadavs and Muslims are more consolidated with the RJD and the Congress than they have ever been. The swing vote in Bihar is usually the non-Yadav Other Backward Class (OBCs) and the Economically Backward Class (EBCs).
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.
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.
May 13, 2013
Jat community should get reservation under OBC, says Amarinder SinghFormer Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category.
Jun 14, 2012
Minorities sub-quota: Muslim leaders say govt was callousMuslim community leaders believe that the Centre did not do enough research and did not defend the creation of a sub-quota for minorities properly.
Jun 13, 2012
No 4.5% sub-quota for minorities this yr, SC admits govt pleaThe Supreme Court admitted the government's plea but questioned how the sub-quota had been created on the basis of religious grounds.
Jun 12, 2012
Centre submits relevant documents before SC on sub-quota issueThe Centre today placed before the Supreme Court the "relevant" material and documents on the basis of which it carved out 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities in the central educational institutions such as IITs.
Jun 11, 2012
SC refuses to stay HC order quashing sub-quota for minoritiesThe Supreme Court also criticised the government for the manner in which it had handled the issue and asked it to place all data related to why the sub-quota was created before it by Wednesday.
Jun 09, 2012
On Monday, SC to hear Centre's appeal on sub-quota for minoritiesThe Union government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing the 4.5 per cent reservation for minorities.