Hectic lobbying on for LoP posts

New Delhi, Dec. 20 Amid reports that the BJP Central leadership is not in favour of former chief ministers — Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Raman Singh — to be the leader of Opposition in... Read more »

UP panel proposes 7% quotas for Yadavs, Kurmis within OBC quota; SP slams Yogi Adityanath govt

The Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party government has triggered a political storm in UP after the four-members social justice committee set up by the state government suggested that out of the total... Read more »

Tamradhwaj Sahu, the OBC Leader Who Could be Next Chhattisgarh CM

As the Congress swept the Naxal-affected Chhattisgarh, names of Bhupesh Baghel, TS Singh Deo, Tamradhwaj Sahu and Charan Das Mahan are being considered for the post of chief minister. However, according to... Read more »

Panel on OBCs seeks new survey for equitable distribution of quota benefits

A commission set up to suggest sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for a “more equitable distribution” of quota benefits has now proposed a fresh survey for determining the “relative population” of... Read more »

OBC Representation in Central Jobs Less Than Actual Quota: Government

The government said on Wednesday that the representation of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the central services is less than the percentage of quota reserved since 1993. Union minister of state... Read more »

Educational aid for SC/ST students raised to Rs 1.5 lakh

New Delhi, Dec. 5  The Delhi government has planned to increase money for the Jai Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojna from Rs 40,000 to Rs 1.5 lakh per student. Here the students... Read more »

Brahmins want quota in Gujarat, approach OBC Commission

After the Patidars and Rajputs, it is the Brahmin community that has come out in Gujarat to seek reservations, approached the Other Backward Class (OBC) Commission on Monday, December 3, asking it... Read more »

Campaign for land rights brings together Dalits, tribals in Gujarat capital

“About 28 different organizations from the Dalit and tribal communities from Gujarat have joined hands in this effort to stake their claim on land ownership under the aegis of Jamin Adhikar Zumbesh... Read more »

NHRC issues notice to Bihar over beating of 34 girl SC/ST/OBC students

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday took note of media reports about local youths thrashing 34 girl students in Bihar’s Supaul district on October 6 when the students opposed their... Read more »

BAREILLY | Dalit beaten up for love affair with OBC girl

Hari Singh (21), a schedule caste, was brutally thrashed by a mob on Thursday night minutes after he arrived to meet his 18-year-old girlfriend, an OBC, at her house in Sahajana village... Read more »