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Keeping up with UP | PDA has helped SP dilute the controversial M-Y factor

Lucknow, May 18 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav holds a roadshow in support of party candidate from Lucknow, Ravidas Mehrotra ahead of the fifth phase of Lok Sabha Polls, in Lucknow on Friday. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 19, 2024 09:00 AM IST

National backward classes panel recommends hike in OBC reservation quota in Punjab

Currently, Punjab allocates 25% of public employment positions to Scheduled Castes and 12% to OBCs, totalling 37% reservation.
Updated on May 17, 2024 08:00 AM IST

BJP will raise SC, ST, OBC quota, end it for Muslims: Shah in Telangana

Union home minister Amit Shah aalong with BJP Yadadri Bhuvanagiri candidate Boora Narsaiah Goud greet the gathering during a public meeting for the Lok Sabha Polls in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri on Thursday. (ANI)
Updated on May 10, 2024 06:58 AM IST

Congress manifesto based on Muslim League policies: Yogi

Yogi Adityanath accused the Congress of adopting the divide-and-rule policy of the British government. (Sourced)
Updated on May 09, 2024 05:08 AM IST

Congress wants to change Constitution to give quota for minorities: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleged on Friday that the INDIA bloc government in Jharkhand looted the state’s resources (PTI)
Updated on May 03, 2024 10:26 PM IST

Will never allow reservation based on religion, says Modi at Telangana rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a public meeting for Lok Sabha elections in Zaheerabad in Telangana on Tuesday. (PTI)
Updated on May 01, 2024 07:36 AM IST

Modi points to another video of Manmohan Singh speaking on Muslims, dares Cong

Claiming that the previous government headed by Manmohan Singh had given its "assent" for reservations to Muslims, the prime minister slammed the Congress and its "ecosystem" for "trying to browbeat me, without success".
Published on Apr 26, 2024 07:28 PM IST

Congress seeking votes to change Constitution for religious quota: Modi in Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Agra on Thursday. (PTI PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 25, 2024 09:27 PM IST

People do not mix reservation with election: Raosaheb Danve

People do not mix reservation with election: Raosaheb Danve
Updated on Apr 19, 2024 07:42 AM IST

Southern Lights | The BJP's gambit depends on caste after all

**EDS: IMAGE VIA @narendramodi** Alathur: BJP supporters during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Alathur, Kerala, Monday, April 15, 2024. (PTI Photo)(PTI04_15_2024_000170B)
Published on Apr 17, 2024 11:08 PM IST

2024 Lok Sabha polls: Nomination process begins for 3rd phase, focus shifts from Jat belt to Yadav land in Uttar Pradesh

BJP supporters during a public meeting for the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. (PTI PHOTO)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 10:49 PM IST

JD(U) announces 16 Lok Sabha candidates in Bihar; EBCs, OBCs get most seats

JD(U) senior leaders releasing the party’s candidate list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Patna on Sunday. (PTI)
Updated on Mar 24, 2024 03:44 PM IST

J&K approves 10% quota for Paharis, 3 other tribes

The Administrative Council which met here under lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Friday approved the proposal of social welfare department to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Rules, 2005. (HT File)
Updated on Mar 17, 2024 08:36 AM IST

Congress may assure scholarship package for caste groups in election manifesto

The Congress manifesto would be largely based on the thrust areas of party leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra, functionaries said. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 05, 2024 08:40 AM IST

Chandigarh admn proposes 27% reservation for OBCs in employment, admission in institutes

A review meeting to discuss welfare measures undertaken to secure the representation of OBCs was held under the chairpersonship of NCBC’s Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, with UT home secretary and other senior officers in attendance in New Delhi. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 29, 2024 05:52 AM IST

Another Maratha Reservation Bill: Is history being repeated?

The Maratha community has been protesting against the state government for several years regarding the issue of Maratha reservation. 
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 09:13 AM IST

Lakhs of objections received to definition of ‘sage-soyare’ in draft notification

Lakhs of objections received to definition of ‘sage-soyare’ in draft notification
Updated on Feb 20, 2024 05:36 PM IST

RS polls: UP BJP paints collage of castes, regions as 7 candidates file papers

BJP candidates show victory signs after filing their nominations for Rajya Sabha elections in the presence of UP CM Yogi Adityanath, in Lucknow on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2024 07:49 PM IST

Dalits, OBCs, tribals biggest beneficiaries of govt’s pro-poor schemes: PM Modi

PM Modi said his government’s greatest achievement in the past ten years was to pull 25 crore people out of poverty. (File)
Updated on Feb 10, 2024 07:52 PM IST

Parliament approves 3 bills on J-K local bodies’ quota, SC/ST lists

Rajya Sabha cleared the 3 bills by a voice vote on Friday. (ANI)
Updated on Feb 10, 2024 05:26 AM IST

Morning briefing: Union minister warns unrest on Maratha quota

Union Minister Narayan Rane
Published on Jan 29, 2024 08:58 AM IST

Caste to welfare, all cards fall flat for Congress in heartland

Neither the Congress’s election machinery, nor its own attempt at social engineering paid off — and once again, on both, the BJP did better. (ANI)
Updated on Dec 04, 2023 01:24 AM IST

2024 LS polls: Die ‘caste’, Bihar parties do their maths afresh

Preparations for Bhim Sansad to be held at Bihar Veterinary College in Patna on Saturday. (Sanstoh Kumar/HT)
Published on Nov 25, 2023 09:37 PM IST

Local body elections after delimitation exercise: Sinha

Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 15, 2023 05:06 AM IST

‘Search for biggest liar, PM’s face comes up': Baghel rebuffs Modi's attack

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel
Published on Nov 14, 2023 02:32 PM IST

Bihar survey exposes disparities among OBCs

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav, Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Vijay Kumar Sinha and other leaders during all parties’ meeting on Bihar Caste Census at the CM Secretariat. (PTI)
Published on Nov 09, 2023 01:16 PM IST

Can reservations pull Bihar out of poverty?

**EDS: GRAB VIA BIHAR VIDHAN SABHA TV** Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar speaks during the Winter session of the Legislative Assembly, in Patna, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. (PTI Photo) (PTI11_07_2023_000304B)
Updated on Nov 08, 2023 04:30 AM IST

BJP to expand OBC cadre to counter oppn pitch for caste census

The party leadership will highlight a series of decisions taken by the “double engine” BJP government for the numerically dominant other backward castes (OBCs). (Pic for representation)
Updated on Nov 07, 2023 04:33 AM IST

In Maharashtra: A Pawar struggle to claim Congress leader YB Chavan’s legacy

After his nephew’s rebellion and the party split, the senior Pawar started his political ‘yatra’ to rebuild the party, after bowing down to Chavan’s memorial in Karad, Satara. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 25, 2023 09:11 PM IST
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