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OBC reservation


OBC communities block Jaipur-Agra highway demanding 12% reservation, internet services suspended in parts of Bharatpur

June 14, 2022 12:12 pm

Bharatpur district collector Alok Ranjan told The Indian Express that internet services have been suspended in four tehsils of the district—Weir, Bhusawar, Nadbai, and Uchain.

Local body polls: Maharashtra govt to seek SC order on lines of MP for OBC quota, says MVA

May 25, 2022 4:17 am

On May 18, the Supreme Court had allowed Madhya Pradesh to hold local body elections with OBC quota after the government submitted the backward class commission’s empirical data report specifying the OBC population in the poll-bound local bodies to the apex court.

Congress plays vote bank politics, BJP delivers: Chouhan on OBC quota

May 18, 2022 9:35 pm

Chouhan, along with state BJP president VD Sharma and Chairman of the OBC Welfare Commission Gauri Sankar Bisen, was addressing a press conference at the party office in Bhopal on Wednesday.

Supreme Court okays OBC quota in Madhya Pradesh local body polls

May 19, 2022 2:52 am

MP government had informed court that an earlier report which the court had objected to had been revised

SC order not a setback, local body polls likely in Sept-Oct with OBC reservation, says govt

May 05, 2022 10:13 am

Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called a meeting on the court order regarding the OBC quota in local bodies on Thursday.

After HC order, Odisha BJP seeks OBC reservation in rural polls

December 30, 2021 1:27 pm

🔴 The Odisha government Tuesday had published the new reservation list for the forthcoming panchayat polls after the HC order.

Changing OBC seats into general ones will deprive reserved category: Centre tell Supreme Court

December 27, 2021 5:31 pm

“Any intervention at this stage would deprive the person belonging to the OBC community for five long years, which by no stretch of logic can be said to be a short period…” the Centre said.

MP govt, Centre to move court for OBC reservation in panchayat polls, says CM

December 22, 2021 3:25 pm

Chouhan made the statement in the state Assembly after Leader of Opposition Kamal Nath urged the CM to explore legal options against the Supreme Court's December 17 order that stayed polling on all OBC-reserved seats.

Experts differ on utility of census data for providing OBC quota in local bodies

December 13, 2021 7:35 am

The Supreme Court, on December 6, observed that the 27% OBC quota, given by the state government through an ordinance, could not have been implemented without setting up a commission and without collecting data regarding the inadequacy of representation of the community in local bodies.

Delhi University: Bursting at the seams

October 03, 2021 12:37 pm

Since 2008, DU has been adding to the number of seats it offers, even as teaching capacity and infrastructure have failed to keep pace. With cut-offs breaking previous records, the way ahead requires bolstering other universities, and a proactive approach from Centre and state


Patels hold mega rally for OBC quota demand

August 25, 2015 5:02 pm

The Patel community on Tuesday (August 25) warned that if they are not made eligible for quota, the BJP government in Gujarat will face consequences in 2017 polls.