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India  /  Published 14.03.22

Bihar police to recruit transgender people

Bihar has paved the way for the recruitment of transgender people in the state police force and clubbed them with the Other Backward Class (OBC) category to enable them to access reservation benefits....
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.03.22

Domicile & reservation protests in Ranchi

Reservation for Other Backward Class (OBC) and domicile issues rocked Jharkhand Assembly and the state capital Ranchi on Monday. Thousands of AJSU supporters were taken into preventive custody from d...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Caste data: Forgotten gold mine

India has not forgotten a social category called ‘caste’. This reality has been used relentlessly by various interest-groups, but with different degrees of seriousness. Counting the number...
By N.K. Sahu

India  /  Published 19.07.21

OBC quota derail cry by activists

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By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.01.21

Labourer digs well to ease wife’s burden

A labourer in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna has dug a well in his house in a fortnight for his wife who used to fetch water daily from a hand-pump located half-a-km away from their home at Guna. Bharat...
By PTI in Guna

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

OBC-B for Baishnab Bairagis

The West Bengal Commission for Other Backward Classes has recommended to the state government that the Baishnab Bairagi community be given the OBC-B status, the chairperson of the commission, retired ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.10.20

DU caste certificate hurdle for student

A student from Uttar Pradesh got a big jolt on Monday when her application for admission into a Delhi University college under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) non-creamy layer category was rejected o...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Locked up: Minority trials and convictions

Can life behind bars hold a mirror up to the world outside? This is, by no means, a rhetorical query. The latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau on the disproportionate share of Ind...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.07.20

Builders: wary of Jharkhad quota

The Jharkhand centre of Builders Association of India (BAI) has welcomed the state’s move to change the existing rules for awarding government contracts worth up to Rs 25 crore to local firms bu...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

India  /  Published 21.07.20

OBC: Govt panel to subdivide quota

A government commission is set to recommend subdividing the Other Backward Classes quota into three sections, endorsing the long-held suspicion that a few OBC sub-communities were cornering a dispropo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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