backward classes

Release Rs 7,825 cr dues to Tamil Nadu govt: AIADMK to Centre

The AIADMK at its General Council meeting on Sunday resolved that the central government release Rs 7,825 crore due to the state under various schemes including Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Nov 24, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke: Will Congress's 'insult to backward class' hurt them in LS polls?

Taal Thok Ke: This is a special segment of Taal Thok Ke which brings to you panel discussion on concurrent issues. Can Congress win elections abusing backward class? Watch full debate.

Apr 17, 2019, 20:16 PM IST

Amit Shah to pitch for backward classes to strengthen Tamil Nadu BJP

BJP president Amit Shah is likely to meet leaders representing backward and most backward classes as part of efforts to strengthen the party in Tamil Nadu during his three-day visit to the state beginning tomorrow.

Aug 21, 2017, 11:36 AM IST

Karnataka: Govt official sexually assaults minor at Backward Classes hostel, arrested

A government official in charge of welfare of the Backward Classes has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl at the BC hostel here.

Apr 01, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

Rajya Sabha proceedings disrupted over vacancies in many commissions

Delay in filling up of vacancies in statutory commissions for SCs, STs, Backward Classes and Minorities rocked proceedings of Rajya Sabha for the second day today, with the proceedings being adjourned thrice before lunch.

Mar 28, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2017, 13:11 PM IST

Cabinet scraps NCBC, new panel for OBCs to have constitutional status

The Union Cabinet today gave the go ahead for setting up a National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes with constitutional status, bowing to the demand from OBCs for an entity for them which is on par with the panels for SCs and STs.


Mar 23, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Lalu Yadav hits out at PM Modi's take on backward classes

Lalu Yadav has started a 'word war' where he is commenting against BJP's Amit Shah and Modi. He says that PM Modi is backing up Mohan Bhagwat that is why he is silent on casteist comments.

Oct 08, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

West Bengal: Six more communities included in Backward Classes category

The West Bengal Cabinet on Tuesday decided to include six more communities in the Backward Classes category, increasing the number from 160 to 166.

May 27, 2015, 00:02 AM IST

Jat reservation: Supreme court says community politically organised, not backward

In a crucial judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Centre's notification to extend reservation under other backward class (OBC) category to Jat community in nine states.

Mar 17, 2015, 12:40 PM IST

Karunanidhi urges PM Modi to get Women's Reservation Bill passed

DMK patriarch Karunanidhi on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get the Women's Reservation Bill passed in Parliament and asked all political parties to first get the legislation adopted and then work for getting sub-quota for the Backward Classes.

Nov 25, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

BSP wants quota for Muslims, poor from upper castes: Mayawati

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.

Apr 25, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

INLD nominates Ram Kumar Kashyap for Rajya Sabha seat

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.

Jan 27, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Eswaraiah new chief of backward classes panel

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.

Sep 23, 2013, 22:46 PM IST

Haryana to spend over Rs 3,200 cr on weaker sections

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.

Jul 01, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

Haryana to give 10% reservation in govt jobs

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.

Jan 25, 2013, 17:31 PM IST

Over 43,000 backlog vacancies filled

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

Aug 09, 2012, 15:23 PM IST

Arasu included in Backward Classes 2A category

Karnataka govt decided to include the Arasu community under backward classes 2A

Jan 13, 2012, 17:56 PM IST

Leaders of backward classes oppose cut in 27% quot

The backward classes` leaders in
Haryana demanded not to reduce the 27 percent quota
already given to the backward classes.

Jan 11, 2012, 21:02 PM IST