August 07, 2021 9:08 am
During the Monsoon Session, MPs have raised questions about revising the criteria for defining the creamy layer among OBCs. What are the present criteria, and what is the government stand on revision?
July 24, 2015 12:00 am
Decline in number of OBC MPs shows that the classic tropes of backward class politics — quotas and simple descriptive representation — no longer work.
November 05, 2013 1:21 am
Attempt to counter Narendra Modis OBC identity politics.
August 31, 2013 12:45 am
Finance Minister P Chidambaram will head the GoM
July 19, 2013 2:03 am
July 11, 2013 10:07 pm
Centre is set to consider households with less than Rs 2 lakh p.a. as EBCs.
June 08, 2012 12:40 am
But HRD Ministry hints plea may be filed as soon as next week
April 28, 2012 7:18 pm
SC terms the move UP govt move unconstitutional.
February 28, 2012 3:29 am
The Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea challenging Centres decision to carve out a 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities from within the existing 27 percent reservation for other backward classes in educational institutions
December 23, 2011 12:55 pm
NDA ally describes Centre's decision to curve out 4.5% minority quota within OBC quota as 'unfortunate'.