July 24, 2021 9:29 am
JD(U) national spokesperson K C Tyagi said: “We are incensed by the central government’s response towards caste census. The government remains non-committal on the issue."
July 04, 2021 7:32 am
The government notification stated that the commission will conduct “contemporaneous rigorous inquiry” into the nature and implications of the backwardness of OBCs in local bodies.
June 29, 2021 7:09 pm
Eknath Khadse also claimed he was “forced to resign” as revenue minister in the Fadnavis government. He also accused the BJP of clipping the wings of OBC leaders such as Pankaja Munde, Chandrashekhar Bawankule and Rohini Khadse.
June 24, 2021 10:06 pm
The OBCs constitute 52 per cent of the population in the state with more than 350 castes and sub-castes. Since its foundation in 1980, the BJP has always played the OBC plank to emerge as a mainstream party in Maharashtra.
June 18, 2021 1:37 am
Saini, who is from Saharanpur, was serving as the Deputy Chairman of the commission for the last one year.
June 07, 2021 8:50 pm
Urging workers to exercise restraint, Bhujpal said, “The MVA is committed to the OBC welfare. But if any injustice is done, we will launch a state-wide agitation to create awareness for the political rights of OBCs.”
March 05, 2021 9:19 am
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said despite writing to the CM of Odisha twice seeking reservations for OBCs in government jobs and educational institutions and for SEBCs in educational institutions in Odisha, his request has remained unanswered till date.
August 22, 2020 10:41 am
Rise of Hindutva politics and contradictions within OBC spectrum have exhausted the silent political revolution. Unfulfilled promise of job quotas may lead to a revival.
February 13, 2020 1:46 am
The 2018 judgement had stated there should be no automatic arrest after a complaint is filed under the Act. The apex court had also introduced a provision for anticipatory bail.
October 08, 2019 3:42 pm
The home minister also lauded the prime minister for integrating Jammu and Kashmir with India by abrogating Article 370.
June 22, 2020 6:20 pm
The Marathas, a third of the population of Maharashtra, began to agitate for their demands a little less than two years ago. While the current phase of renewed protests ended, the agitation is far from over.
February 24, 2016 10:53 am
Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.
February 21, 2016 2:18 pm
Delhi-Haryana Border, Feb 21 (ANI): The security forces on Sunday used tear gas shells to disperse protestors at the Munak Canal on the Delhi-Haryana border amid the ongoing pro-reservation protest by the Jat community. The security personnel deployed on the site are trying to remove the agitators, who are protesting from the last seven days. The Jat protestors have also blocked NH 8 near Jaisinghpur Khera of Rewari district. Meanwhile, the police baton charged the protestors, who have blocked the NH 2 in Faridabad. At least 10 people have been killed and 150 injured as protests by the Jat community in Haryana demanding status for Other Backward Classes (OBC) continued for the seventh day.