The BJP Wednesday accused the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh of flouting laid-down norms and provisions of the Indian Constitution in its blind bid to appease its minority vote bank.
SC asked govt to move an application seeking a modification of its 2012 order refusing to stay an Andhra Pradesh HC verdict.
Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday expressed hope that the Supreme Court would uphold the Centre`s decision to provide 4.5 per cent reservation in education and government jobs to backward classes among minorities.
Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind, Andhra Pradesh, on Thursday said that Muslims should be given a separate reservation by a law.
BJP on Monday attacked the Congress-led government accusing it of playing "minorities appeasement" politics.
The SC on Monday rapped the UPA government over the 4.5% reservation for minorities within the 27% OBC quota in the central educational institutions.
The main opposition party said that the Government move would not be sustainable as per the Constitution.
Subramanian Swamy condemned the government`s decision to challenge the order quashing the proposed 4.5 % reservation to minorities within OBC quota.
BJP on Monday welcomed the Andhra Pradesh High Court`s decision to quash 4.5 per cent sub-quota for minorities within the OBC reservations.
Congress declined immediate comment on the Andhra Pradesh HC order rejecting the Centre`s proposal to create an OBC sub-quota for minorities.
Initiating a probe into poll code violation by Beni Prasad Verma by his remarks on Muslim subquota, EC obtained the video footage of his speech.
EC on Saturday let off off Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma with a warning in a model code of conduct violation case for his Muslim subquota remarks.
The Congress has again woken up to the cause of Muslims in the season of polls.
Congress leader and Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Monday replied to the Election Commission notice for violating the model code of conduct.
After Salman Khurshid, another senior Cong leader Beni Prasad Verma has fuelled the minority quota war by promising reservation for Muslims.
The EC may not be proceeding further against Salman Khurshid after his "regret" letter but BJP
feels he should tender a public apology.
Action against Union Minister Salman Khurshid as demanded by the Election Commission for his defiance on the sub-quota issue appears unlikely.
Accusing Cong of playing up the minority card in UP, BJP demanded the sacking of Salman Khurshid for sticking to his stand on the issue.
BJP Saturday moved the Election
Commission seeking a ban on Law Minister Salman Khurshid`s remarks regarding sub-quota for minorities in UP.
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