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Thursday, Jan 23, 2020


Jan 22, 2020 23:46
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. read more
Jan 15, 2020 21:51
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... read more
Jan 12, 2020 09:25
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... read more
Dec 29, 2019 20:00
The PM’s anguish over property damage is selective. His silence on the loss of lives is even more worrying read more
Dec 27, 2019 14:14
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... read more
Dec 18, 2019 20:21
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. read more
Dec 11, 2019 23:57
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. read more
Dec 08, 2019 01:19
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. read more
Dec 05, 2019 01:20
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. read more
Dec 02, 2019 17:25
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. read more
Nov 30, 2019 07:38
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%. read more
Nov 20, 2019 17:47
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. read more
Nov 17, 2019 10:51
The University Grants Commission has increased the fellowship amount awarded to SC, OBC and minorities. read more
Nov 11, 2019 09:04
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. read more
Oct 20, 2019 23:10
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. read more