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Lalu Yadav hits out at PM Modi's take on backward classes

Lalu Yadav has started a 'word war' where he is commenting against BJP's Amit Shah and Modi. He says that PM Modi is backing up Mohan Bhagwat that is why he is silent on casteist comments.

West Bengal: Six more communities included in Backward Classes category

The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday decided to include six more communities in the Backward Classes category, increasing the number from 160 to 166.

Jat reservation: Supreme court says community politically organised, not backward

In a crucial judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Centre's notification to extend reservation under other backward class (OBC) category to Jat community in nine states.

Karunanidhi urges PM Modi to get Women's Reservation Bill passed

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and asked all political parties to first get the legislation adopted and then work for getting sub-quota for the Backward Classes.

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

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.

INLD nominates Ram Kumar Kashyap for Rajya Sabha seat

Haryana`s main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Monday nominated its Backward Classes cell chief Ram Kumar Kashyap as the party`s candidate for the February 7 Rajya Sabha polls.

Eswaraiah new chief of backward classes panel

Justice Vangala Eswaraiah, former acting chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, has been appointment the chairperson of the National Commission for Backward Classes.

Haryana to spend over Rs 3,200 cr on weaker sections

Haryana government will spend a sum of Rs 32,16.28 crore for the welfare of people belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes through various schemes during the financial year 2013-14, officials said on Monday.

Haryana to give 10% reservation in govt jobs

Haryana government will provide 10 per cent reservation in jobs under government undertakings, local bodies and educational institutions for economically backward persons in general category.

Over 43,000 backlog vacancies filled

Over 43,000 vacant posts for people belonging to SCs, STs and OBCs have been filled during the special recruitment drive concluded in March.

Arasu included in Backward Classes 2A category

Karnataka govt decided to include the Arasu community under backward classes 2A

Leaders of backward classes oppose cut in 27% quot

The backward classes` leaders in
Haryana demanded not to reduce the 27 percent quota
already given to the backward classes.