OBC

Maha OBC organisation against reservation for Patels, Marathas

The Maharashtra Other Backward Class (OBC) Organization has opposed reservation status to Patel and Maratha communities.

CPI says Patel leaders remarks attack principle of reservation

 The CPI on Friday said the remarks made by Patel leaders that their community be given OBC status or quotas offered to others be cancelled, attacks the principle of reservation and can lead to war between castes.

Hardik Patel rules out negotiations, says not against quota

 Hardik Patel, who has galvanised the dominant Patel community in Gujarat on the reservation demand, says his sole objective is the inclusion of Patel community in the OBC category and not the abolition of the quota system but ruled out negotiations on the issue.

Rijiju smells 'rat' behind Patels' agitation in Gujarat

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said he smelt "a rat" in the Patels community agitation in Gujarat, and added that some people are instigating the people of the state to disturb law and order.

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Is Hardik Patel the next Arvind Kejriwal? - Part II

Today, Taal Thok Ke looks into 22 year old Hardik Patel's demands for OBC reservations in government jobs and education. In his rally, he condemned and challenged Modi government. The main question arising in this situation is that who is behind Hardik Patel?

Is Hardik Patel the next Arvind Kejriwal?

Today, Taal Thok Ke looks into 22 year old Hardik Patel's demands for OBC reservations in government jobs and education. In his rally, he condemned and challenged Modi government. The main question arising in this situation is that who is behind Hardik Patel?

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OBCs threaten to 'uproot' Gujarat govt if Patels given reservation

Thousands of Other Backward Class communities' members held a rally here on Sunday to counter the agitation of the Patel community which is demanding OBC status and threatened to "uproot" the Gujarat government if it bows to the demand of the Patels.

Govt may allow SC to define criteria for selection of eminent persons in NJAC

 On a day the Supreme Court reserved its order on the validity of the National Judicial Appointments Commission, government today indicated that it may allow the apex court to define the criteria for selection of two eminent persons to be part of the new body to appoint and transfer judges.

Lalu Yadav, Nitish Kumar counter Amit Shah's claim on first OBC PM

BJP President Amit Shah's claim about the party giving first Prime Minister from the OBC caste in Narendra Modi, was on Saturday sharply contradicted by both the JD(U) and RJD.

BJP gave first OBC prime minister: Amit Shah

 BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said it was his party that gave the maximum number of OBC chief ministers and the first OBC prime minister to the country, adding that only his party could work for the welfare of backward classes.

Nitish Kumar announces 50% quota for backward classes in govt contracts

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced 50 per cent quota for OBC, EBC and SC/STs in all government contracts up to Rs 15 lakh and by removing the mandatory 75 per cent attendance cap for students to avail benefits of the state's uniform and bicycle schemes.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces sops for all

In a populist move, the Nitish Kumar led Bihar government has decided to relax the required percentage of attendance for students to avail government schemes.

Jat, OBC leaders oppose Gujjar stir for reservation

 As Gujjars planned to intensify their stir for five per cent quota in government jobs, leaders of Jat and Other Backward Classes (OBC) community on Saturday opposed their demands, saying it will reduce OBC quota and the matter in pending in Rajasthan High Court.

Parl forum seeks separate ministry for OBC welfare

A parliamentary forum has sought a separate ministry for the welfare of OBCs and constitutional powers for the National Commission for Backward Classes.

Four held in fake OBC certificate racket in Delhi

Three persons have been arrested, and an advocate has been taken into custody, for allegedly using fake stamps and signatures to fraudulently obtain OBC certificates, police said on Tuesday.

Jats put in OBC as per Constitutional mandate: Centre to SC

Government has said it has the powers under the Constitution to include Jats in the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBC) and sought a review of Supreme Court's decision to scrap quota for the community.