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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
news about Backward class
Jul 23, 2019 19:27
Madhya Pradesh, till today, had quota in government jobs capped at 50% -- 14% for Other Backward Classes (OBCs), 16% for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and 20% for Scheduled Tribes (STs)—in line with Supreme Court’s 1992 guidelines. read more
Jul 02, 2019 06:15
The ministry, which is the nodal ministry for issues related to SCs, Scheduled Tribes (STs) and OBCs, is yet to formally take up the issue with the state’s Yogi Adityanath government. read more
Jun 22, 2019 02:38
In the recent Lok Sabha polls, the presence of VBA candidates led to defeat of the Congress-NCP in nine seats, as the anti-BJP votes got split between them. read more
Jun 12, 2019 19:59
It’s not their inability to transfer votes that resulted in their poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections; the two, in fact, did manage to transfer their votes to each other though the degree varied. The reasons for the alliance’s dismal performance... read more
Jun 12, 2019 07:23
The next census, in 2021, is slated to count OBCs for the first time in 90 years. The commission, headed by former high court chief justice G Rohini, is giving the finishing touches to its report that will be submitted next month. read more
Jun 06, 2019 00:03
Students from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes did not feature in the top 50 candidates across India and also lagged behind in the pass percentage recorded. read more
Apr 29, 2019 05:05
The outcome in this region will largely depend on caste alignments, particularly of the Other Backward Classes and the Dalits. The BJP has not fielded its sitting MPs in three (Etawah, Hardoi and Misrikh) out of four reserved seats. In all, the BJP has... read more
Apr 12, 2019 08:44
In August 2013, members of the Jat community of nearby Malikpura village, around 4 km from Kawal, allegedly killed Shahnawaz, a Muslim youth, after an altercation. In retaliation, a mob from Kawal killed two Jats – Sachin and his cousin, Gaurav. This... read more
Mar 27, 2019 08:59
One of the hazards associated with using socioreligious population figures to predict electoral outcomes is their variation, both in numbers and other attributes, across the country. read more
Mar 20, 2019 04:33
Arguing for Akhil Maratha Mahasangh, advocate Vineet Naik told a bench of justices Ranjit More and Bharati Dangre that the Mandal Commission had erred in terming Marathas a forward class. read more
Mar 14, 2019 09:32
The Gaikwad commission report, which became the basis to grant 16% reservation to Marathas under the socially and educationally backward class (SEBC) category, was accurate, scientific and much-needed, petitioners arguing in support of the quota told... read more
Mar 07, 2019 20:53
The uncertainty which the ruling party now faces is whether the gains of the EWS quota would be nullified by the ordinance to prevent a reduction in reserved jobs in higher educational institutions by the central government read more
Feb 23, 2019 12:15
The organisers of the protest are also opposing any probable move on part of the state government to induct Marathas into the OBC category. read more
Feb 06, 2019 23:44
The panel was set up in 2017 to look into an “equitable distribution” of OBC reservation benefits. read more