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OBC cuts fixed deposit rates by up to 1%

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 21:24

State-owned Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) Thursday slashed fixed deposit rates by up to 1 percent on select maturities.

Income limit of `creamy layer` hiked to Rs 6 lakh per annum

Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 08:25

Central government on Thursday enhanced the ceiling for applying the `creamy layer` restriction on "socially advanced persons".

Cabinet may take up creamy layer criteria issue

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 21:26

The Union Cabinet is expected to decide on Thursday on the revision of the criteria to distinguish the creamy layer from the Other Backward Caste (OBC) communities.

No picture of Sheila, Chauhan on loan forms: Lokayukta

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 21:36

Delhi Lokayukta ordered no photograph of CM Sheila Dikshit and PWD Minister Raj Kumar Chauhan be carried on form offering loan at low rates to entrepreneurs from SC, ST, OBC and minority communities.

Jain community inclusion in OBC list to be considered: Gehlot

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 22:41

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday assured Jain community to consider their demand of including the community in Other Backward Class category.

Mayawati blames Congress for poor turning Naxalites

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 19:41

BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday alleged that the "failure" of Congress to alleviate poverty and unemployment among the SCs, STs and OBCs has driven many to Naxalism.

Indian Bank, OBC, Citi cut lending rates by up to 0.3%

Last Updated: Monday, February 04, 2013, 22:06

"This is to inform that the bank has reduced base rate from 10.40 percent to 10.25 percent effective from February 25, 2013," OBC said in a statement.

Union Bank, PNB cut base rates by 0.25%; OBC ups deposit rates

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 22:12

Making home and auto loans cheaper, Punjab National Bank and Union Bank of India Thursday cut their minimum rates of lending or the base rates by 0.25 percent each to 10.25 percent, following the Reserve Bank cutting its key rates two days ago.

OBC raises fixed deposit rates by up to 2.25%

Last Updated: Thursday, January 31, 2013, 18:34

City-based Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) Thursday raised the deposit rates by up to 2.25 percent for FDs of short-term maturities.

Nandy`s remark indirect attack on Muslims, alleges group

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 17:28

After groups affiliated to OBC, SC and ST communities, a Muslim outfit criticised renowned sociologist Ashis Nandy for his controversial remark at Jaipur ongoing Literature Festival.

Casteist comment: Police seek video of Nandy`s remarks, author leaves Jaipur

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 13:50

Police have sought video of author Ashis Nandy`s controversial comments that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt" made at the Jaipur Literary Festival even as he left the city.

Dalit corruption remark: Ashis Nandy faces political backlash, apologises

Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013, 09:47

Noted author Ashis Nandy on Saturday stoked a major row with his comments that people belonging to OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt", remarks that came under all round attack.