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Other Backward Classes Obcs
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 21.02.20

Creamy-layer salary plan fuels fear

A proposal to consider salary as a determinant of creamy layer status among Other Backward Classes has triggered apprehensions that economic deprivation will become a more overriding concern than soci...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.02.20

Review plea likely on Supreme Court job quota order

The government is likely to move the Supreme Court for a review of its recent judgment that said states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs and there was no fundamental right that guaranteed...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Protest cry on quota order

The Supreme Court’s ruling last week that states were not bound to provide reservation in jobs is set to trigger a stream of protests amid indications that the fight for social justice might even co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.20

Relaxation plan for EWS quota

The NDA government is planning to offer relaxations in age and other eligibility criteria in government jobs and education to those categorised under the new quota for economically weaker sections amo...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.01.20

Proposal to include pay in creamy layer norm

A government-appointed expert panel is learnt to have suggested that the salaries of a section of employees from the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) be included to determine the creamy layer status for ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.11.19

Mandal crusader who insisted he had no caste

When former IAS officer P.S. Krishnan, who died aged 87 at a Delhi hospital on November 10, was a district collector in Andhra Pradesh, a senior made this comment in his confidential report:“He poss...
By K.A. Shaji in

India  /  Published 18.11.19

Faculty reservation order to IIMs

The government has decided to direct the Indian Institutes of Management to reserve posts for candidates from socially and economically deprived backgrounds while hiring teachers, superseding a 44-yea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 17.09.19

Allahabad High Court stays Yogi order to expand SC list

Allahabad High Court has stayed an order passed by the Yogi Adityanath government earlier this year to remove 17 castes from the list of Other Backward Classes and label them Scheduled Castes, observi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

The anger of New India

Two unmistakable features of Indian democracy in the last three decades have been those of reduction in poverty and the breakdown of patron-client relations. While the former is credited to economic r...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in


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