User: caste Topic: Reservation
Category: OBCs
Last updated: Mar 26 2017 04:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Stop advanced castes from being part of OBC list' 26.3.2017 TOI: Home
Any community that needs the force of muscle power to get into the OBC list is suspect, an expert said. The Modi government on Thursday announced it would replace the NCBC with “National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes” which will have Constitutional status.
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BJP keen on revamp of OBC panel to get it Constitutional status 25.3.2017 TOI: India
Showing no signs of complacency after the emphatic victory in the recent assembly polls, the ruling BJP has persisted with its bid to consolidate its support base among OBCs, whose tilt in favour of the saffron party helped it rout opponents in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.
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Centre accused of disbanding OBC panel 24.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The Opposition on Friday accused the Centre of disbanding the OBC commission. In response, the government said that it does not have any plans to reverse the decision on providing quota to Dalits and OBCs. Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha during Zero Hour, senior Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Ramgopal Yadav said the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), which was set up after a Supreme Court order in 1992, has been disbanded instead of being given constitutional status. He said the commission is to be replaced by a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC) and that the move is part of a larger "conspiracy" to do away with reservation. The SP MPs were joined in by MPs from other Opposition parties in demanding an immediate response from the government. SP MPs also rushed into the Well of the House and shouted anti-government slogans, forcing Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to adjourn the proceedings for 10 minutes. Without directly taking the name of the RSS, ...
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Formation of Commissiom for Backward classes part of conspiracy to do away with reservations: SP 24.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Opposition parties led by the Samajwadi Party forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha on Friday alleging a move to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government. SP members rushed into the Well of the House and shouted anti-government slogans, forcing Deputy Chairman PJ Kurien to adjourn the proceedings for 10 minutes. Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot said Prime Minister Narenda Modi has repeatedly said that the constitutional position of reservation of SCs, STs and OBCs will continue. "Since the time of Jan Sangh, we have been a supporter of reservation to these communities and will continue to be a supporter," he said. The Government, he said, has taken a decision to give constitutional status to the commission for other backward classes (OBC) and it will get the same rights as Commission for SC and STs. Earlier when the House assembled, Ramgopal Yadav (SP) said the National Commission for Backward Classes, created in ...
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Children without Aadhaar card will continue to get midday meals: HRD 24.3.2017 Latest News
Since linking of Aadhaar with mid-day meal scheme has begun, leakages have come down, govt said
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Oppn protests alleged move to disband OBC commission 24.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Opposition parties led by the Samajwadi Party today forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha alleging a move to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government. SP members rushed into the Well of the House and shouted anti-government slogans, forcing Deputy Chairman P J Kurien to adjourn the proceedings for 10 minutes. Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot said Prime Minister Narenda Modi has repeatedly said that the constitutional position of reservation of SCs, STs and OBCs will continue. "Since the time of Jan Sangh, we have been a supporter of reservation to these communities and will continue to be a supporter," he said. The Government, he said, has taken a decision to give constitutional status to the commission for other backward classes (OBC) and it will get the same rights as Commission for SC and STs. Earlier when the House assembled, Ramgopal Yadav (SP) said the National Commission for Backward Classes, created in response ...
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Opposition protests alleged move to disband OBC commission 24.3.2017 Zee News : India National
Opposition parties led by the Samajwadi Party on Friday forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha alleging a move to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government.
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Rajya Sabha disrupted over new Commission for backward classes 24.3.2017 TOI: India
Opposition parties alleged that the OBC Commission has been disbanded and it is a conspiracy to end reservation. The government said that the new Commission will have a constitutional status and it will get the same rights as Commission for SC and STs.
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Lok Sabha reconvenes to take up Mental Healthcare Bill 24.3.2017 Hindu: National
On Thursday, the Rajya Sabha passed two Railway-related Appropriation Bills. The upper House will take up Private Members' Bills.On Friday, J.P. Nadda, the Health Minister will move that The Mental He...
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Hardik sceptical about NSEBC 24.3.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Cabinet scraps NCBC, new panel for OBCs to have constitutional status 23.3.2017 Zee News : India National
The Union Cabinet today gave the go ahead for setting up a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with constitutional status, bowing to the demand from OBCs for an entity for them which is on par with the panels for SCs and STs.  
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No proposal to enhance quota percentage: Gehlot 23.3.2017 Hindu: National
 There is no proposal currently to increase the percentage of reservation, Union Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot said today.Though there was a demand for increasing the percentage of quota, the Supreme ...
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Govt hopes to solve Jat quota issue in 6 mths 21.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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‘We have fixed a time limit... we can’t wait forever’ 20.3.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Jat leader Yashpal Malik says a committee will review progress of promises made
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Mayawati should keep her thinking with herself: BJP 19.3.2017 New Kerala: India News
Mayawati should keep her thinking with herself: BJP
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Jat leaders meet Haryana CM, call off march to Delhi on Monday 19.3.2017 Zee News : States
“Our agitation and march towards Delhi have been called off,” chief of All India Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti Yashpal Malik said.
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Jats, Haryana government stand-off continues as prohibitory orders enforced in 4 districts 19.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Community aspiring for SC status tastes first victory with a little help from BJP 12.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Suheldev Bahujan Samaj Party has long been asking to be classified as SCs won 4 out of 8 seats
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UP rejects Congress-SP alliance slogans 11.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The catchy slogans of the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh like "UP ke ladke", "UP ko yeh saath pasand hai" and "Kaam bolta hai" have not been able to connect with the voters as they rejected the alliance to hand the BJP a massive victory in the state.
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'Not many people talk of the BJP, they talk about Modi' 11.3.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'In the next two years, we might see a new kind of realignment across India.'
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