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DCAC’s three courses introduced this year fail to get UGC approval

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 02:01 PM IST
DCAC introduced three new courses -- Hindi, Computer Science, and Mathematics -- and enrolled 32, 23, and 20 students, respectively. The college sought UGC’s permission on September 7 which the latter denied on November 1
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The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)
The support base of RJD and JD(U) have dictated the varying governance priorities of the two parties in power(AP Dube/Hindustan Times)

In Bihar, how caste shapes politics and governance

By Poulomi Chakrabarti
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:38 AM IST
What do the results say about social balance of power? Though most parties attempted to reach out beyond their core social base, there were some predictable patterns
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Former SAD and BJP councillors with the Mohali municipal corporation have also filed a plea against the delimitation move at the Punjab and Haryana high court.(HT Photo)
Former SAD and BJP councillors with the Mohali municipal corporation have also filed a plea against the delimitation move at the Punjab and Haryana high court.(HT Photo)

Despite objections by ex councillors, Punjab govt notifies 50 Mohali MC ward list after delimitation

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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Former prime minister, VP Singh, addressing a rally in August 1990 in support of the Mandal Commission(HT)
Former prime minister, VP Singh, addressing a rally in August 1990 in support of the Mandal Commission(HT)

How Mandal changed, and did not change, India

By Tejas Harad
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 07:32 PM IST
Thirty years ago, OBCs finally got reservation in jobs. But they remain under-represented and disempowered
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A group of teachers have also written to the administration asking that candidates be admitted based on previously issued certificates in the backdrop of the pandemic.(File photo for representation)
A group of teachers have also written to the administration asking that candidates be admitted based on previously issued certificates in the backdrop of the pandemic.(File photo for representation)

DU admission: Aspirants unable to procure OBC/EWS certificates owing to pandemic shutdown

By Fareeha Iftikhar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 02:23 AM IST
Aspirants said government attested certificates, issued on or after March 31, 2020, are mandatory to get an admission under these categories.
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Representational image. (HT file)

OBC quota in medical seats only in central institutions: Govt informs HC

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2020 01:15 PM IST
Since 1986, OBC medical aspirants were being accommodated in AIQ seats in central institutions only, and not in all state government colleges, it said.
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Delhi High Court.(PTI file)
Delhi High Court.(PTI file)

Plea in Delhi HC to follow 27 per cent reservation of seats for OBC students in medical, dental colleges

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2020 08:14 PM IST
The petition, filed by National Union of Backward Classes, SCs, STs and Minorities (NUBC), said in two academic years alone -- 2017-18 and 2018-19, around 5530 seats which would have gone to OBS category, if reservation procedure was followed, were allotted to general category.
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PGIMER Chandigarh increases recruitment application fee up to 60%

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2020 12:39 AM IST
Application fee for general, OBC, EWS candidates hiked to Rs 1,500; SC/ST to pay Rs 800
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Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced names of 4 party candidates for the Odisha Rajya Sabha polls.(ANI PHOTO.)
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced names of 4 party candidates for the Odisha Rajya Sabha polls.(ANI PHOTO.)

Naveen Patnaik declares 4 names for Odisha RS polls, will need BJP’s help to win all

By Debabrata Mohanty | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 10:10 PM IST
One seat fell vacant in May last year and 3 seats would be falling vacant on April 2 with the completion of tenure of Ranjib Biswal of the Congress party, Narendra Swain and Sarojini Hembram of the BJD.
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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently stumped the opposition with the OBC Bill.(HT Photo/File)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik recently stumped the opposition with the OBC Bill.(HT Photo/File)

Why did Naveen Patnaik government pass the OBC Bill in a hurry |Opinion

By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Faced with a political googly from Patnaik, the opposition could do little but support the Bill unanimously.
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Naveen Patnaik government has proposed to sanction 100 hostels with an accommodation capacity for 10,000 OBC as well as SEBC students(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Naveen Patnaik government has proposed to sanction 100 hostels with an accommodation capacity for 10,000 OBC as well as SEBC students(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)

Odisha to have 100 hostels for 10,000 OBC students

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2020 05:51 PM IST
The announcement came days after the State government announced setting up of an OBC Commission under the chairmanship of a former judge of Orissa High Court.
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(HT File)

KV, JNV Admissions :Parliamentary panel slams HRD ministry over no OBC quota

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Slamming the HRD Ministry over no provision for reservation of OBCs in admission to Kendriya Vidyalayas and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalas, a parliamentary panel has recommended that a decision be taken on the issue within three months to ensure that OBC students can avail the benefits in the upcoming academic session.
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The allocation for the department of empowerment of persons with disabilities was ₹1,204.90 crore in 2019-20.(HT Photo)
The allocation for the department of empowerment of persons with disabilities was ₹1,204.90 crore in 2019-20.(HT Photo)

Rs 1.37L cr allocated for SC, ST, OBC welfare; over Rs 9K crore for Divyang

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 02, 2020 01:14 PM IST
In February 2019, the then interim finance minister Piyush Goyal announced a 35.6% increase in allocation for welfare of scheduled castes from 56,619 crore in FY 2018-19 to 76,801 crore in FY 2019-20.
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A view of the Bombay High Court(HT Photo)
A view of the Bombay High Court(HT Photo)

Bombay HC upholds govt’s decision to stop provisional appointments on reserved posts

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 09:28 AM IST
A bench of justice RK Deshpande and justice AS Chandurkar rejected a petition filed by Nagpur resident Chitra Sonarghare challenging a clause in the advertisement published by Gadchiroli Zilla Parishad for the recruitment of backward category candidates on various posts.
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An initial report showed that a fourth of the benefits from reservations were going to 10 particular OBC groups, leaving 983 with almost no benefits, according to a draft report reviewed by HT.(HT File Photo)
An initial report showed that a fourth of the benefits from reservations were going to 10 particular OBC groups, leaving 983 with almost no benefits, according to a draft report reviewed by HT.(HT File Photo)

Cabinet extends term of panel on OBC reservation for the 8th time

By Sunetra Choudhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 05:57 AM IST
The committee was set up in October 2017 to study the beneficiaries of reservation for OBCs; there was concern that much of these were going to a few OBCs, with many left out.
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Last week, the state Cabinet had passed a resolution to request Centre for the census of OBC and SEBC.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Last week, the state Cabinet had passed a resolution to request Centre for the census of OBC and SEBC.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

Odisha joins Maharashtra, Bihar to demand OBC enumeration with Census 2021

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 09:51 PM IST
In a letter to cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba, Odisha chief secretary, Asit Tripathy, said, that the census of these communities can be done either by inserting suitable columns in the Census format or by prescribing a separate format for a simultaneous enumeration of the SEBCs and OBCs.
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The state government made the decision during a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(PTI file)
The state government made the decision during a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.(PTI file)

Odisha government to approach Centre for caste-wise enumeration of SEBCs, OBCs during 2021 census

By Press Trust of India | Bhubaneswar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 09:25 AM IST
During the meeting, the Cabinet unanimously adopted a resolution to move the Centre so that an enumeration of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and Other Backward Classes (SEBC/OBC) be conducted along with the general census. Read on to know more...
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Modi should recognise the rising tide of discontent among the young on the party’s divisive policy prescriptions, and the arrogance of university administrations, as a reason for the protests(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
Modi should recognise the rising tide of discontent among the young on the party’s divisive policy prescriptions, and the arrogance of university administrations, as a reason for the protests(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

The CAA is meant to polarise India as part of the Hindutva enterprise

By Kapil Sibal
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 08:00 PM IST
The PM’s anguish over property damage is selective. His silence on the loss of lives is even more worrying
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JMM working president and chief ministerial candidate Hemant Soren in Ranchi, Jharkhand, December 23, 2019(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
JMM working president and chief ministerial candidate Hemant Soren in Ranchi, Jharkhand, December 23, 2019(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Jharkhand: Local issues win over BJP’s Hindutva and vikas model

By Siraj Dutta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 27, 2019 02:14 PM IST
Despite driving its campaign with a “double engine” fuelled by 20 rallies of Modi and Shah, the BJP, as expected, is trying to distance its national leadership from the loss. But the result is as much a reflection on state government’s failure as a statement against the BJP’s communal and divisive politics.
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HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (HT photo)
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (HT photo)

HRD approves extension of reservation to OBC students for admission to Navodaya Vidyalayas, Kendriya Vidyalaya

By Asian News International | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2019 08:21 PM IST
OBC students till now were deprived of a reservation of 27 percent in Kendriya Vidyalayas and Navodaya Vidyalayas. Now they will be benefitted from the academic session 2020-21.
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All eyes are on the former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja, as she holds a mega rally in Beed, Marathwada on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
All eyes are on the former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister and daughter of late Gopinath Munde, Pankaja, as she holds a mega rally in Beed, Marathwada on Thursday.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

The fight within the BJP: All eyes on Pankaja Munde’s rally today

By Ketaki Ghoge | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2019 08:09 AM IST
Pankaja Munde has been missing from the party’s core committee as well as division-level meetings and admitted as much on Wednesday, saying no important decisions were going to be taken at these meetings.
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Eknath Khadse warned that he would be compelled to take a “different step” if the party leadership does not pay heed to his grievances.(HT Photo)
Eknath Khadse warned that he would be compelled to take a “different step” if the party leadership does not pay heed to his grievances.(HT Photo)

Will be forced to take different step if BJP ignores me: Eknath Khadse

By Surendra Gangan | Hindustan Times, Mumbai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 08, 2019 05:42 AM IST
Khadse’s statement comes amid speculations that he is in touch with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders. Khadse, however, has refused to comment on the matter.
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DMK’s Kanimozhi and TR Baalu led a delegation to PM Narendra Modi with 16 ‘major’ demands.(PTI Photo/File)
DMK’s Kanimozhi and TR Baalu led a delegation to PM Narendra Modi with 16 ‘major’ demands.(PTI Photo/File)

DMK seeks 50% quota for OBCs and 90% Central jobs in Tamil Nadu for Tamils

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:20 AM IST
The memorandum also sought 90 per cent reservation for Tamils in central government jobs in Tamil Nadu and demanded that Tamil be made an official language in the Madras High Court.
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A Other Backward Class (OBC) groom was beaten up and his wedding procession attacked by upper caste men in a village in Agar Malwa. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A Other Backward Class (OBC) groom was beaten up and his wedding procession attacked by upper caste men in a village in Agar Malwa. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

OBC groom forced off horse, wedding procession attacked by upper caste men in Madhya Pradesh

By Pramod Carpenter | Bhopal/Agar Malwa
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2019 05:25 PM IST
Agar Malwa’s additional superintendent of police, Pradeep Patel, said they have registered a case against 12 people for rioting, confining persons, damaging property and attacking people. They have arrested four people out of the 12.
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The BJP has promised to increase reservation to the OBC in proportion to their population and within the ambit of the constitutional provisions(Parwaz Khan / HT File)
The BJP has promised to increase reservation to the OBC in proportion to their population and within the ambit of the constitutional provisions(Parwaz Khan / HT File)

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2019: Quota for backward classes a key election plank in ‘tribal state’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ranchi
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 07:40 AM IST
All major parties, including the BJP, JMM, Congress, AJSU Party, JVM (P), have promised to increase OBC reservation in the state, which currently stands at 14%.
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Police said that the mother, who set herself on fire as well, was struggling for her life at a Nagapattinam hospital. Image used for representational purpose only.(Photo: Shutterstock/ Getty images)
Police said that the mother, who set herself on fire as well, was struggling for her life at a Nagapattinam hospital. Image used for representational purpose only.(Photo: Shutterstock/ Getty images)

In Tamil Nadu, mother burns daughter alive over alleged relationship with Dalit man

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 05:49 PM IST
According to a 24-year-old Dalit neighbour, the 17-year-old girl was burnt alive because she wanted to marry him. He claimed that the girl had been in a relationship with him since 2016.
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UGC increases fellowship amount for SC, OBC, and minorities.(HT file)
UGC increases fellowship amount for SC, OBC, and minorities.(HT file)

UGC increases fellowship amount for SC, OBC, and minorities

By Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 10:51 AM IST
The University Grants Commission has increased the fellowship amount awarded to SC, OBC and minorities.
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IJR has studied the four important wings of the criminal justice system — Police, Judiciary, Prisons and Legal Aid.(REUTERS Photo)
IJR has studied the four important wings of the criminal justice system — Police, Judiciary, Prisons and Legal Aid.(REUTERS Photo)

A case for diversity in police force

By Meeran Borwankar
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 09:13 AM IST
Despite reservations, shortfall in representation of women, SC, ST, OBC and religious minorities in the force is stark. The police have no choice but to be more inclusive if they wish to improve their performance.
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Mamata Banerjee’s government is under attack from the BJP over alleged pro-Muslim tilt among OBC reservation beneficiaries(ANI Photo)
Mamata Banerjee’s government is under attack from the BJP over alleged pro-Muslim tilt among OBC reservation beneficiaries(ANI Photo)

BJP accuses Mamata of depriving Hindu OBCs, to campaign across Bengal

By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 11:10 PM IST
The Mamata Banerjee government has repeatedly claimed to have brought 99 per cent of the state’s 27.05 per cent Muslim population within the ambit of reservation for OBCs.
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Elections to every post of the party till the district level will be held in December 2021, those involved in the process have said.(HT image)
Elections to every post of the party till the district level will be held in December 2021, those involved in the process have said.(HT image)

Ahead of party polls, Congress gets into a digital drive for membership

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 10:01 AM IST
For the membership drive, an application is being designed which will act as a database as well as act as a mode of communication for the different tiers of leaderships across the district, state and national levels.
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