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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.

OBC docs oppose inclusion of Jats in OBC category; HC seeks Centre`s reply

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 23:59

Delhi High Court sought a response of the Centre and Delhi government on a plea by some doctors from reserved category opposing a notification which has included Jats in other backward classes (OBC).

Jat Reservation: Commission for Backward Classes had opposed

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 20:47

After seeking the view of National Commission for Backward Classes, the Union Cabinet disregarded its "advice" against providing reservation for the community when it took the decision.

INLD nominates Ram Kumar Kashyap for Rajya Sabha seat

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 22:46

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.

Recruitment to 15,000 vacant reserved posts soon: Hooda

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:55

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday said his government had started the process to fill in more than 15,000 vacant posts under the Scheduled Caste and Backward Classes categories in the state.

Haryana govt adds Kushwaha, Keori, Maurya castes to BC list

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 17:54

The Haryana government has added Kushwaha, Keori and Maurya castes to the list of Backward Classes.

Eswaraiah new chief of backward classes panel

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 22:46

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

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 19:24

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 17:31

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.

10% reservation for economically backward classes in Haryana

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 20:15

The Haryana Government approved the proposal for providing 10 per cent reservation to "economically backward classes" in general category, as recommended by the Haryana Backward Classes Commission.

AP Congress says it favours BC quota in local body

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 23:40

The Congress government faces a dilemma over the issue as the Andhra High Court recently ruled that reservations be fixed at 50 per cent.

Over 43,000 backlog vacancies filled

Last Updated: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 15:23

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