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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.

In January this year, Bihar initiated its own caste survey which was later stayed by the Patna high court. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2023 12:08 AM IST
By, 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.

The Nagaland assembly in September 2012 resolved not to implement the 33% reservation for women under Part 1X-A of the Constitution in the state. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 19, 2023 02:10 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

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.

Naveen Kumar (30), completed his B.Tech in textile technology between 2010 and 15 in IIT-Delhi.(Courtesy: The Author)
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

Supreme Court made the observation in relation with comments made on the campaign trail in Karnataka. (Representational image)
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.

Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar presides over a cabinet meeting in Chandigarh on Monday.
Updated on May 09, 2023 12:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh
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