Other Backward Classes
India  /  Published 10.12.18

Lawyer opposing Maratha quota attacked outside HC

A person shouting 'Ek Maratha Lakh Maratha' lunged at Gunratna Sadavarte and hit him...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 03.05.19

Splinter worry for NDA Maratha bloc

Maharashtra government decided to treat Marathas as a separate category of Socially and Educationally Backward Classes but that quota is yet to be implemented...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in Nashik

India  /  Published 31.03.19

Mayawati calls Bhim Army chief a BJP stooge

'It’s the BJP that is fielding Chandrashekhar from the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat (as a dummy candidate) to divide the BSP’s Dalit votes'...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Maratha quota bill sails through

Politically influential Marathas account for 30% of Maharashtra's population, and neither the ruling alliance nor the Opposition can ignore them...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 30.03.19

'There has been a distinct political articulation of Moditva, a Right-wing populsim'

Political commentator Maidul Islam about his latest work...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


India  /  Published 06.06.19

Government mulls raising creamy layer ceiling

The existing ceiling is Rs 8 lakh, which means those whose parents earn less than this cut-off are eligible for reservation benefits...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.19

Quota gap in varsity ads

OBC reservation denied in senior teaching posts...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.19

Scientific and technical posts still exempt

'Outdated' view worsens position of SCs, STs and OBCs in faculties...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Bihar  /  Published 10.12.18

Buzz within RLSP: Well played, boss

Timing of exit was part of his strategy and he wanted to leave the NDA as a martyr...
By Amit Bhelari in Patna


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