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UP Cong holds OBC convention, seeks quota hike and caste census
A demand to scrap the 50% limit for OBC quota was made at Thursday’s convention, party functionaries said.
Updated on May 26, 2023 12:08 AM IST
ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow
Law of land must be followed: SC to Nagaland on 33% women quota
After the Court order of March 14 directing reservation for women in urban local bodies, the state government cancelled the election to the 36 town councils.
Updated on May 19, 2023 02:10 AM IST
Caste integration in IITs: ‘I faced caste discrimination’
As an IIT-Delhi alumnus, I was the first person from my SC-dominated village who made it to an IIT. Full of excitement, I wasn't ready for what awaited me.
Published on May 11, 2023 06:13 PM IST
Public figures shouldn’t make political statements on issues pending before court, says SC
The court’s observations came after it was told that home minister Amit Shah had spoken about the withdrawal of a 4% other backward classes (OBC) quota for Muslims in Karnataka
Updated on May 10, 2023 12:26 AM IST
Backward classes (A) to get quota in Haryana urban local bodies
Haryana council of ministers has accepted the recommendations of state Backward Classes Commission to provide reservation to category A of backward classes in municipal corporations, councils and committees. This development is significant in view of the pending elections to the municipal corporations of Gurugram, Faridabad and Manesar.
Updated on May 09, 2023 12:10 AM IST
ByHT Correspondent, Chandigarh