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Cong govt in Guj gave OBC status to Modh Ghanchis not Modi: BJP

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 15:48

Seeking to nail the Congress` lie over Narendra Modi`s caste issue, the BJP on Saturday said it was the then Chhabildas Mehta government that granted OBC status to Modh Ghanchis in 1994 and not the current Gujarat dispensation as being claimed.

BJP, Congress in row over Narendra Modi OBC status

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 19:09

A row over Narendra Modi`s OBC status erupted on Friday with the BJP and Gujarat government rejecting the Congress stand questioning the authenticity of his claim while the rival party stuck to its position that he is a "fake" OBC.

Modi belongs to upper caste, manipulated OBC status: Congress

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 20:37

Narendra Modi belongs to an upper caste but has "manipulated" OBC status for political gains, Congress said today seeking to "expose" the BJP`s PM candidate ahead of his crucial Lok Sabha election from Varanasi.

Centre slammed for omitting Jat Sikhs from OBC list

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 21:22

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government in the centre for deliberately denying the other backward castes status to Punjab`s Jat Sikhs.

Mant assembly bypoll: Singh for OBC status to Jats

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 20:29

Digvijay Singh on Thursday made a strong pitch for OBC status to the Jat community ahead of the June 12 by-election to the Jat dominated Mant assembly.

NCBC waiting for Assam govt report for granting OBC status

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 23:44

The National Commission for Backward Classes is awaiting the Assam government`s nod for granting Other Backward Class (OBC) status to 30 lakh minorities residing in the state`s char (riverine) areas.

NCBC waiting for Assam govt report for granting OBC status

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 23:44

The National Commission for Backward Classes is awaiting the Assam government`s nod for granting Other Backward Class (OBC) status to 30 lakh minorities residing in the state`s char (riverine) areas.