Mrinal Pande’s open letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Respected Yogi Shri Adityanath ji, Speaking recently at the inauguration of ‘Samrasta Kumbh’, you reportedly said that the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata were written when Google did not exist and that the... Read more »

National legislation needed for special component plan for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes

Dec. 21 PS Krishnan, IAS (Retd), former Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Welfare, and Member, National Monitoring Committee for Education of SCs, STs and Persons with Disabilities, Government of India,... Read more »

Boy’s story from grazing goats for school fees to do MBBS at AIIMS

Bhubaneswar/Jodhpur, Dec. 21 Asharam Choudhary, a young resident of Datotar village in Dewas district of Madhya Pradesh, who was once grazing goats to pay his school fees is now pursuing his first year MBBS... Read more »

Plea challenging 32 per cent OBC quota filed in court

After filing petitions challenging the 16 per cent reservation granted to the Maratha community by the state government, another petition has been filed in the Bombay high court challenging the 32 per... Read more »

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 »