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Bhujbal faces ‘go back’ slogans in his constituency

NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal faced protests from Marathas during his visit to hailstorm affected areas in Nashik district. Farmers demand compensation.

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Updated on Dec 01, 2023 08:06 AM IST

Bihar notifies quota hike after Governor signs bills

Under the new provisions, based on the findings of the landmark caste survey in the state, the quota for scheduled (SC) goes up to 20%, while that of scheduled tribe (ST) to 2%, extremely backward classes (EBC) to 25% and other backward classes (OBC) to 18%.

CM Nitish Kumar chairs a review meeting to implement the provisions of new reservation law. (Santosh Kumar/HT)
Updated on Nov 21, 2023 09:46 PM IST
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Bihar government notifies quota hike after governor signs bills

Under the new provision the quota for Scheduled Caste (SC) goes up to 20%, while that of Scheduled Tribe (ST) to 2%, Extremely Backward Classes (EBC) to 25% and OBC to 18%

The two bills were signed on November 18. (Bihar Vidhan Sabha)
Published on Nov 21, 2023 04:25 PM IST

The OBC challenge to Maratha quota

Chhagan Bhujbal’s rebellion represents a broader trend of a communitarian counter-response to an assertion by a dominant community.

Bhujbal opposed most of the demands made by Maratha activist Manoj Jarange-Patil such as blanket reservation to all Marathas and withdrawal of police cases against violent protestors. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 20, 2023 10:15 PM IST
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Amit Shah's 'dynasty' jibe at Congress with '4G' twist: ‘Nehru, Indira and…’

Amit Shah also accused Owaisi of appeasement politics and vowed that his party will remove the 4 percent reservation to the Muslim community in Telangana.

Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a public meeting for the Telangana Assembly elections. (ANI)
Published on Nov 20, 2023 07:25 PM IST
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