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Karnataka: Govt official sexually assaults minor at Backward Classes hostel, arrested

A government official in charge of welfare of the Backward Classes has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl at the BC hostel here.

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted over vacancies in many commissions

Delay in filling up of vacancies in statutory commissions for SCs, STs, Backward Classes and Minorities rocked proceedings of Rajya Sabha for the second day today, with the proceedings being adjourned thrice before lunch.

Opposition protests alleged move to disband OBC commission

Opposition parties led by the Samajwadi Party on Friday forced a brief adjournment of proceedings in the Rajya Sabha alleging a move to disband the OBC Commission, a charge vehemently denied by the government.

Cabinet scraps NCBC, new panel for OBCs to have constitutional status

The Union Cabinet today gave the go ahead for setting up a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with constitutional status, bowing to the demand from OBCs for an entity for them which is on par with the panels for SCs and STs.


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.