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May move SC, says Yogi on HC's civic poll order. Akhilesh cries ‘injustice’

The chief minister's statement comes after the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court rejected the state government's draft notification on the civic polls and ordered holding the elections without reservation for the OBCs.

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT file)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (HT file)
Updated on Dec 27, 2022 06:05 PM IST
By | Reported by Manish Chandra Pandey | Written by Aryan Prakash

Panel calls for up to 27% OBC quota in Maha’s local bodies

The commission has recommended reservation for all local bodies, starting from the gram panchayat to the municipal corporation, based on the OBC population of the specific area.

Members of Thane Congress OBC Cell organised a rally demanding political reservation for the OBC community (PTI)
Members of Thane Congress OBC Cell organised a rally demanding political reservation for the OBC community (PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2022 05:15 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Violence in a classroom rocks Tamil Nadu district torn by caste division

On April 25, during the lunch break at the school, the 17-year-old’s classmate from the dominant OBC (other backward classes) Thevar community was hit by a brick during an altercation which cut his ear, leading to a blood clot that killed him five days later.

 (HT Photos)
(HT Photos)
Updated on Jun 07, 2022 11:22 AM IST

SC approves OBC quota in MP local body polls

Wednesday’s order passed by a bench of justices AM Khanwilkar, AS Oka and CT Ravikumar directed the MP government to notify OBC seats going by the report of the three-member OBC commission formed by the state in September last year.

The top court had stayed reservation for the OBC community in local bodies in December last year. (Amal KS/HT photo)
The top court had stayed reservation for the OBC community in local bodies in December last year. (Amal KS/HT photo)
Updated on May 19, 2022 03:21 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi

Supreme Court rejects Maharashtra’s report on OBC quota in local elections

The state government decided that the elections to local bodies should not be held without OBC reservation. The decision was unanimously taken during a state cabinet meeting Thursday afternoon.

A bench, headed by justice AM Khanwilkar, criticised the commission’s report, commenting that it lacked logic
A bench, headed by justice AM Khanwilkar, criticised the commission’s report, commenting that it lacked logic
Published on Mar 04, 2022 12:18 AM IST
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