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National Commission for Backward Classes


Former NCBC chief: Without caste census, OBC sub-categorisation not scientific

February 25, 2021 1:30 am

Justice Eswaraiah says if the government wants to sub-categorise the OBCs in order to give them justice, it should either publicise the data of Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC)-2011 or it should conduct a caste census.

Quota in faculty posts: Govt panel sought waiver for IITs, panel writes to ministry

January 19, 2021 9:43 am

Instead of implementing quotas in faculty positions, the panel had suggested that the 23 IITs should be exempted from reservations altogether under the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Act 2019.

Rajya Sabha passes bill to grant constitutional status to NCBC

August 06, 2018 7:44 pm

The Rajya Sabha had earlier passed the measure on July 31 last year, along with an amendment and sent it to the Lower House. The Lok Sabha had passed the bill last week with alternate amendments as well as some more changes unanimously with over two-thirds majority.

Centre plans post Mandal: Sub-quotas within OBC share

August 14, 2017 9:31 am

”There are two potential ways to explore it. Either through a commission for sub-categorisation/classification on a socio-economic basis within OBCs or by re-constituting the NCBC with a term of reference for sub-classification,” said sources.

DU admission: Over 1.8 lakh forms sold in three days, helplines ring off the hook

June 05, 2014 8:12 am

Many Jat students, wanting to apply for admission under Jat category, have also been calling the helplines.

Jat quota: Government says not bound by panel’s view, decision in public interest

May 01, 2014 2:51 am

It claimed that the commission had not adequately taken into account the ground realities and the Cabinet therefore junked its advice.

Amarinder writes to PM over quota to Jats,wants it extended to Punjab and other states

January 09, 2014 5:41 pm

He said national decisions can't be made for a part of the community falling within the country.

Polls close,cabinet puts Jat reservation on fast track

December 20, 2013 3:43 am

Decision was made in respect of Jats in nine states in which voters rejected UPA in assembly polls.

'Constituencies with sizable Muslim population be de-reserved'

October 17, 2010 3:54 pm

Muslims get less representation in Parliament because seats where minority population is in the range of 20 to 30 per cent are reserved.