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Yogi Adityanath government preparing strategy to strengthen OBC, SC categories for UP's development

Yogi Adityanath government preparing strategy to strengthen OBC, SC categories for UP's development

The Yogi Aditynath-led government is in the process of preparing two new categories for the state development, first to bring the neglected castes forward in the Other Backward Class (OBC) and Scheduled Caste (SC) category and second to forgive debt of Rs. One lakh to Hindu farmers.

Bill on setting up commission for OBC to be tabled in Lok Sabha next week

A Bill on setting up a new commission for OBCs with constitutional status will be tabled next week in the Lok Sabha.

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.

Modi govt gives nod to new commission for socially, educationally backward; NCBC dissolved

Modi govt gives nod to new commission for socially, educationally backward; NCBC dissolved

Bill to provide constitutional status to NSEBC will be introduced in Parliament.

Government to hire 980 officers through civil services exams, lowest in 5 years

Government to hire 980 officers through civil services exams, lowest in 5 years

The government will hire 980 officers to fill up vacancies in the prestigious IAS, IFS and IPS through civil services exam 2017, the lowest in the past five years.

OBC's business figure crosses Rs 3.59 lakh cr: Official

The total business figure of Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) has crossed Rs 3.59 lakh crore while the total bank deposits stood at Rs 2.10 lakh crores, as on December 31, 2016, a senior company official said on Sunday.

Government approves inclusion of 15 new castes in Central OBC list

Government approves inclusion of 15 new castes in Central OBC list

The Government today approved inclusion of 15 new castes and modification in 13 other castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

Gujarat High Court rejects quota for higher castes in the state

The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the government's decision to provide for 10 per cent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

Hardik Patel to relaunch quota agitation in August

Hardik Patel to relaunch quota agitation in August

"Our agitation for reservations to the Patidar community in government jobs and educational institutions will continue in a peaceful manner," Patel said.

Hemant Soren complains against top police officer

 JMM leader Hemant Soren has lodged a complaint against police officer Anurag Gupta under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, for using "humiliating words" against him.

Apna Dal merges with BJP - Big development ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections

Apna Dal merges with BJP - Big development ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections

In a major development ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections, Apna Dal has been merged with BJP.

Harish Rawat seeks clearance of Rs 123 cr for scholarship to SC, ST, OBC students

Harish Rawat seeks clearance of Rs 123 cr for scholarship to SC, ST, OBC students

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today met Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot and sought clearance of Rs 123 crore in scholarship dues of the state's Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and OBC students.

Committee of Ministers to discuss Patel quota row with Gujarat CM

A committee of Ministers set up last year to negotiate with various Patel groups seeking reservation under the OBC category will tomorrow meet Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel and handover its report.

Five composite schools to be opened in Jharkhand: Smriti Irani

Five composite schools to be opened in Jharkhand: Smriti Irani

 Union Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said five composite schools will be opened in Jharkhand which will provide education to students from class 1 till post graduation in one campus.

OBC savings account holders to earn interest on monthly basis

A month after RBI's advisory to banks on crediting interest at a shorter interval, state-owned Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) on Friday said it has started doing that on monthly basis for savings account holders.

Quota benefits should not be denied to deprived sections: SC

The Supreme Court has set aside a Delhi High Court verdict which held that selected persons cannot be accorded quota benefits on account of non-submission of OBC certificate before cut off date, saying weaker sections should not be deprived of reservation as they have been facing "centuries of oppression".

Jat agitation: Actor Randeep Hooda appeals calm in 'Haryanvi'

Jat agitation: Actor Randeep Hooda appeals calm in 'Haryanvi'

Randeep Hooda has made an appeal to its native state to maintain peace and talk with calm mindedness with the State Government.

BJP issues showcause notice to party MP Saini for comments opposing Jat Reservation

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday issued showcause notice to party MP Raj Kumar Saini for making comments `opposing` Jat reservation.Saini had earlier expressed objection over giving reservation to Jats and even threatened to resign if there was `any loss` to reservation quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

Hardik misguided Patels, quota unlikely: Patel leader on tape

An audio tape has surfaced wherein a Patel quota agitation leader is purportedly saying that his community "stands no chance" of getting reservation under the OBC category while another leader has alleged that Hardik Patel "misled" the community on the issue.