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Govt revises format of OBC caste certificate

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:37

The format of caste certificate for Other Backward Class (OBC) has been revised to make it easier for them to get the benefit of the reservation, the Government said on Wednesday.

Gopinath Munde - The Lok Nayak of Maharashtra

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 21:28

Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident in Delhi this morning, was a mass leader and the OBC face of the BJP in Maharashtra.

FIR against Congress leader Gohil for calling Modi "fake OBC"

Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 01:11

FIR was registered against Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil under Representation of Peoples Act for promoting enmity between two classes in connection with elections for his remark that Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is a "fake OBC".

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.

Narendra Modi, BJP incited anti-reservation protests in Gujarat: Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:57

Dismissing Narendra Modi`s use of his caste card as a mere poll "gimmick", Gujarat Congress on Friday accused him, BJP and RSS of orchestrating protests against reservation for backward castes in the state.

Narendra Modi insulted OBCs by "neech jati" remark: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 22:27

Amid the row over Narendra Modi`s caste, Congress today attacked the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate over his "neech jati" (low caste) remark, accusing him of insulting the OBCs and demanded that he must apologise to people.

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.

OBC Q4 net rises marginally to Rs 310 crore

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 14:28

The state-owned bank's net profit stood at Rs 307.94 crore in the year-ago period.

Jat Maha Sabha flays Badal over reservation in OBC category

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 00:58

The All India Jat Maha Sabha on Sunday held Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal "responsible for the denial" of reservation benefits under OBC category to Jats of Punjab.

BSP wants quota for Muslims, poor from upper castes: Mayawati

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 22:14

After Congress promising reservation to Muslims hailing from Other Backward Classes (OBC), BSP supremo Mayawati on Friday said that along with Muslims her party wanted to extend benefit of quota to poor from upper castes.

Swamy criticises Congress promise to provide quota for OBC Muslims

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 12:03

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday described as unconstitutional the Congress party move to create a quota for Muslims hailing from other backward classes (OBC).