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Rajya Sabha passes bill to grant constitutional status to NCBC

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

”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

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

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

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

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'

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