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India  /  Published 14.03.22

Panels at odds on creamy layer

A constitutional body has recommended that salary and agricultural income should continue to be excluded from calculations to determine the creamy layer among OBCs, at a time a government panel has su...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.01.22

Call for OBC law seat quota

Leading groups representing Other Backward Classes have urged the National Commission for Backward Classes to take steps to implement reservation for OBCs in admission to all-India pool seats in the N...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 13.08.21

Cast in unity: OBC bill

The times are such that the participation of the Opposition in passing one bill in the Lok Sabha is news. The Constitution (127th amendment) bill, 2021 that restores to the states the right to make th...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 01.07.21

Backward Classes: SC rejects Centre's review plea

The Supreme Court has dismissed the Centre's plea seeking review of the May 5 majority verdict which held that 102nd Constitution amendment took away states' power to declare Socially and Educ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.21

Editorial: Cap on

Quotas remain a source of debate and restlessness. Some states continue to push against the 50 per cent cap on reservations barring exceptional circumstances decided upon in 1992, arguing that the cap...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 04.08.19

Anger after fear of OBC data omission

Organisations representing the most backward communities among the Other Backward Classes have come down heavily on the NDA government after media reports suggested that the 2021 population census wou...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.03.20

Creamy layer pay rule stalled

The Centre has put on hold a contentious proposal to consider salary as a determinant of creamy layer status among Other Backward Classes for quota benefits following objections raised by a commission...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.11.18

Cabinet tabling report on Maratha quota

The Maharashtra government told Bombay High Court on Wednesday that it was in the process of tabling the State Backward Class Commission's recommendations on the Maratha quota issue before the state l...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 06.06.19

Government mulls raising creamy layer ceiling

The central government is examining a suggestion to increase to Rs 20 lakh the ceiling for annual parental income to identify the creamy layer among Other Backward Classes.The existing ceiling is Rs 8...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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