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After Maratha quota, Fadnavis govt extends sops to OBCs, special backward classes

The Maharashtra Cabinet on Tuesday approved an assistance of ₹736.50 crore for a range of schemes for these communities

2 min read16 Jan 2019
Politics

Telangana: Backward Classes demand more seats, call for bandh

Backward Classes comprise about 53% of Telangana’s population and want 30% of seats alloted to them

1 min read16 Nov 2018
Politics

‘Progress report’ on Marathas submitted in HC

Maharashtra govt’s social justice department tells the HC that the final report on providing reservation to the Maratha community would be submitted by 15 November

2 min read11 Sep 2018
Politics

TRS, Congress eye backward class votes ahead of polls

PartieswoobackwardcommunitiesthataccountformajorityofTelangana’spopulation

3 min read10 Sep 2018
Politics

Amendment bill on OBC commission gets RS nod

The Upper House adopted the amendments made by the Lok Sabha with 156 votes in support and none against

1 min read6 Aug 2018
Politics

Bombay high court to hear plea on Maratha reservation today

The Maharashtra State Commission for Backward Classes will submit a report to the Bombay HC on the progress it has made so far and the time it will take to submit its final report to the state govt

2 min read7 Aug 2018
Politics

Amendment bill on OBC panel may help BJP

The Narendra Modi government has decided to grant constitutional status to the National Commission for the Backward Classes (NCBC) last week, on par with similar commissions for SCs and STs

5 min read5 Aug 2018
Opinion

Inter-personal versus inter-group inequality

Their demands and interests would coincide precisely if populations were homogeneousbut that is rarely the case in the real world

4 min read24 Apr 2018
Politics

Karnataka elections: Trying to raise backward class job quota to 70%, says CM Siddaramaiah

Heading into elections, the Siddaramaiah-led Congress government is highlighting the steps taken for the benefit of SC/ST and other backward communities

1 min read13 Feb 2018
Politics

Congress forms backward classes commission in Telangana

The BC commission formed by the Congress comprises 25 members, who will critically examine the schemes being implemented for backward classes by the ruling TRS

2 min read6 Feb 2018
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