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House panel push for upward revision of creamy layer criteria in OBC quota

As per the data, OBC representation there is merely 21 per cent with it being the lowest among group A employees — 13 per cent.

Ordinance marks return of 200-point roster, corrects anomaly in OBC quota

The 27 per cent OBC reservation for teachers in higher education now also applies to posts at the level of associate professor and professor in case of “direct recruitment”.


Jobs, admissions: 97% of Central OBC quota benefits go to just under 25% of its castes

As many as 983 OBC communities — 37 per cent of the total — have zero representation which means not a single job, not a single seat.

Jobs, education: Now, OBCs demand higher quota

The state government’s decision to provide 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in jobs and education has drew a sharp reaction from the OBC community, which has demanded that the OBC quota be raised from the current 19 per cent considering that they make up 52 per cent of the state’s population.

Jat agitation: Gurgaon returns to normal after leaders agree to call off stir

The Jat leaders, who unanimously decided to call off all the protests in the city, will be holding an all-community meeting Tuesday to discuss the future course of action, said a member of the Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti.

Mandal vs Mandir

The V.P. Singh government was the biggest casualty of this confrontation.


Centre likely to declare quota for Jats to counter Modi's 'backward' card

While the BJP has not been very aggressive about Modi’s OBC identity so far,it has indicated that it is not averse to playing this card.

Income limit of 'creamy layer' hiked to Rs 6 lakh per annum

The Central government today enhanced the ceiling for applying the 'creamy layer' restriction.

Meta courses get approval

Delhi University’s Executive Council passed the proposal for its meta-college and meta-university courses which are expected to start this year.

OBC quota seats vacant at off-campus colleges

Delhi University has offered a relaxation of up to 10 per cent in the cut-offs for OBC students,yet most off-campus colleges saw a low turnout of students under this category.