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Maharashtra: Decrease in OBC quota in Zilla Parishad, panchayat rankles Oppn

According to the provisions of the Zilla Parishad and Panchayat Act, 1961 and the Bombay Village Panchayat Act, 1958, there are set reservations for excluded groups.

One more quota

We are moving away from the constitutional logic behind enabling clauses such as Articles 15 and 16.


OBC sub-categorisation panel gets 6th extension

In its orders issued on May 21, two days before the results of the General Election, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment extended the Commission’s tenure for another two months beyond the current deadline of May 31.

Other Backward Classes: Centre’s panel to seek 8-10% OBC sub-quota

Presently, half of these 1,900-odd castes have availed less than three per cent of reservation in jobs and education, and the rest availed zero benefits during the last five years.

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.