'BJP, RSS want to snatch reservation from Dalits, backwards'

Accusing the BJP and RSS of tinkering with the existing quota policy through a review committee, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said reservation is "still needed" for Dalits and backwards to bring them into the mainstream of the society.

Feb 29, 2016, 00:29 AM IST
Nitish, Lalu plotting to snatch quota share of Dalits, backwards: Sushil Modi

Nitish, Lalu plotting to snatch quota share of Dalits, backwards: Sushil Modi

A senior BJP leader alleged that Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad were conspiring to take away the quota share of Dalits and backward communities.

Oct 28, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Backwards, dalits will ensure BJP comes to power in UP: Amit Shah

Reaching out to backward and dalit communities, BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said they should ensure that the party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh for it is only Prime Minister Narendra Modi who can understand their plight as he has risen from among them.

Mar 22, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Kalyan Singh opposes quota bill, asks Centre to withdraw it

Raising his voice against quota in promotions, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Kalyan Singh on Sunday said the decision is against the spirit of Constitution.

Dec 23, 2012, 20:45 PM IST

Mayawati for separate bill for promotion quota to backwards

Seeking to project the image that her party`s base was not limited to Scheduled Castes, Mayawati has said that she is willing to support a separate bill to provide reservation in promotion to backwards in government jobs.

Dec 23, 2012, 15:49 PM IST

Modi moots central reservation for backwards on Bihar lines

Deputy CM S K Modi demanded that the Centre provide reservation for backward and extremely backward people on the pattern of Bihar government.

Jan 25, 2011, 21:35 PM IST