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Karnataka: No data on OBC quota, govt puts off local polls

March 18, 2022 2:28 am

The polls are due by over a year in the state. “We are not in the favour of conducting polls if it causes injustice to the OBC communities,'' Karnataka's rural development minister KS Eshwarappa told the state legislative council last week.

Govt sets up panel to prepare report on OBCs

March 13, 2022 1:37 pm

The panel will be headed by former chief secretary Jayant Kumar Banthia. Sources said the report is expected in three months.

OBC quota at 14% in results for 2019 PSC mains: HC to MP govt

February 18, 2022 5:08 am

In its order of Wednesday, uploaded on the HC website on Thursday, the court disallowed 27% reservation for OBC candidates.

SC order on OBC quota: Uddhav calls meeting with MSCBC members next week

January 21, 2022 2:16 am

🔴 Sources said that the meeting on Monday would ensure proper coordination between the government and the MSCBC. “It will ensure that there is no communication gap between the state and the commission,” said an official.

High Court: No OBC quota in Odisha panchayat polls

December 24, 2021 3:28 am

🔴 The elections are scheduled to be held in February 2022. The tenure of elected representatives of all rural bodies across the State will end on March 10, 2022.

Maharashtra govt provides Rs 435 crore for collection of empirical data on OBC quota issue

December 23, 2021 8:14 am

🔴 The government's move comes after the state cabinet recently passed a resolution in this regard after the Supreme Court, which has stayed the OBC quota, questioned the government on the steps taken by it.

Chandigarh civic body polls: BJP only party that cares for Dalits, OBCs, says MP Hans Raj Hans during campaigning

December 19, 2021 12:45 am

Hans Raj Hans was in the city on Saturday to address a series of public rallies in favour BJP candidates in the run up to the upcoming Chandigarh civic body polls scheduled to be held on December 24.

Maharashtra Cabinet nod to defer elections till empirical data of OBCs collected

December 16, 2021 4:46 am

🔴 Sources said the resolution was passed with regards to future elections in the local bodies and that it will not have any impact on the upcoming local bodies polls in 105 nagar panchayats, two zilla parishads and bypolls.

Can’t ask Centre to reveal data it terms ‘unreliable’: SC to Maharashtra

December 16, 2021 4:24 am

🔴 The state had sought the data to provide reservation for OBCs in the forthcoming local body elections.

Renotify 27% seats reserved for OBCs in local body polls, SC tells Maharashtra, SEC

December 16, 2021 3:33 am

🔴 On December 6, the SC had stayed the elections to the 27 per cent reserved seats stating that the decision to earmark the quota was done without following the mandatory triple-test laid down by the top court.