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MP Backward Class Commission chief gets Cabinet rank

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 13:34

Madhya Pradesh Government has granted Cabinet rank status to Madhu Verma, newly appointed Chairman of Backward Class Commission, official sources said today.

Kins of victims killed in Gujjar agitation to get govt jobs

Last Updated: Thursday, December 06, 2012, 22:04

The Government of Rajasthan has given relaxation in rules for recruitment of kins of two persons, who were killed during Gujjar agitations in the state.

‘Govt did not ask Backward Class for sub-quota`

Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 00:09

BJP said the govt had not consulted the Backward Class Commission before arriving at its decision to give 4.5 per cent reservation to minorities.

Minority quota: Backward class threatens stir

Last Updated: Monday, December 26, 2011, 00:16

In the wake of 4.5 per cent reservation to minorities from within the 27% quota for OBCs, backward class associations threatened to hold agitation.

Promotion should be on basis of merit-cum-seniority: HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 06, 2011, 12:55

The Bombay High Court ruled that the norm of promotion should be on the basis of merit-cum seniority, unless otherwise provided in the recruitment rules.

Monthly allowances increased

Last Updated: Monday, December 05, 2011, 13:13

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalitha on Monday increased monthly allowances to students of AdiDravidar, Backward and Most Backward Class communities,benefiting about two lakh youths.

Quota for backward class hard reality: SC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 27, 2011, 19:22

Supreme Court said reservation in educational institutions and jobs for the backward class is hard reality and students of general category should understand it.

Interest subsidy on edu loans for backward class students

Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 10:25

Centre has sanctioned interest subsidy on education loans availed by economically backward students to pursue higher education in government recognised colleges.