SC rejects plea of OBC quota of Jat applicants in Bank PO exam

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea of Jat applicants, who have cleared various stages of Probationary Officers recruitment exam under the reserved OBC category, that they be considered for the jobs.

Cabinet may take up creamy layer criteria issue

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.

HC exempts four DU colleges from 27% OBC quota

Four Delhi University colleges were exempted by the Delhi High Court from reserving 27 percent of their seats for OBCs students.

Swamy condemns move to challenge HC order on minority quota

Subramanian Swamy condemned the government`s decision to challenge the order quashing the proposed 4.5 % reservation to minorities within OBC quota.

Over 100 jat protesters released, stir eases

Over 100 people, arrested during the Jat agitation to press for job reservation under OBC quota, were on Sunday released.

Jat stir: Protesters lift road blockades

The Jats, demanding quota in
government jobs, seemed to have relented a bit on their stand
with the protesters lifting their sit-ins on various roads.

Cops picks up top Jat leaders seeking OBC quota

Police picked up top Jat leaders
seeking an OBC quota for their community in government jobs.

Haryana: Jat stir spreads, new train routes hit

The ongoing agitation by Jats, seeking
OBC quota in government jobs, spread affecting new train routes.

Agreement with Jat leaders fails to take off?

Differences appeared among Jat leaders,
agitating in Haryana to press for reservation in government
jobs under OBC quota, with a section on Sunday threatening to
intensify their stir.

Jats in Haryana extend deadline

The agitating Jats in Haryana, who are demanding OBC quota in government jobs, on Thursday extended their deadline by another three days.

SC refuses to hear plea against minorities quota

The Supreme Court on Monday refused
to entertain a plea challenging Centre`s decision to carve out
a 4.5 percent sub-quota for minorities from within the
existing 27 percent reservation for OBCs in educational institutions.

Delhi govt: 27% OBC quota for higher education

Delhi government on Monday
increased the reservation in higher education for OBCs to 27 per cent from the present 21 per cent.

Togadia threatens stir against Muslim OBC quota

Opposing the 4.5 per cent reservation
to Muslims within the OBC quota, VHP leader
Praveen Togadia today accused the UPA govt and the
Congress party of ignoring the interests of Hindus.

`Minority reservation will lead to partition`

BJP leader Uma Bharati said the Centre`s decision of minority reservation within the
OBC quota will create a rift between Muslims and Hindus.

Political row over 4.5% sub-quota for minorities

A political row erupted over
Centre`s decision to fix a 4.5 per cent share for minorities
within the existing 27 per cent OBC reservation.

‘OBCs will not be affected if Muslims given quota’

Salman Khurshid assured OBC communities that they will not be deprived of their rights even if backward Muslims are
accommodated in the 27% quota.

VHP to protest against proposed Muslim quota

VHP said it plans to hold a nationwide agitation to protest the Centre`s proposed move to provide reservations to Muslims from within OBC quota.

OBC`s 10% relief is on eligibility marks: SC

SC held that the minimum eligibility percentage for admission in central universities for OBC category should be at most 10% less than that of general category students.

OBC quota: Institutes to get more time to create infrastructure

The government on Friday introduced a bill in Rajya Sabha that provides for giving additional time of three years to central and centrally-added educational institutions to create infrastructure for accommodating OBC seat quota.

No OBC quota in Women`s Reservation Bill: Moily

Union Law Minister Moily has ruled out providing reservation for OBCs in Women`s Reservation Bill, saying data on OBCs is not available at the national level.