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DNA: Cabinet approves 10% reservation for economically backward in general category

Narendra Modi-led NDA government has decided to give ten per cent reservation in jobs and higher education for economically backward persons in the general category.

Jan 08, 2019, 01:02 AM IST

Cabinet approves 10% reservation for economically backward in general category

Narendra Modi-led NDA government has decided to give ten per cent reservation in jobs and higher education for economically backward persons in the general category.

Jan 07, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Census 2021 will collect data on OBCs

Census 2021 will be finalised?in three years after conducting the census instead of seven to eight years now, a home ministry spokesperson said. 

Sep 01, 2018, 15:16 PM IST

Over dozen PSBs to get Rs 46K crore capital infusion this month

These banks, including SBI, PNB, Bank of Baroda, Central Bank, Union Bank and OBC, have called shareholders' meetings this month to pass the resolution to allot preferential shares to government so as to receive the capital.

Mar 09, 2018, 09:06 AM IST

Narendra Modi uses OBC card for political gains: Nana Patole

Nana Patole, who resigned on Friday from the Lok Sabha and the BJP, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday of using his OBC credentials for political gains.

Dec 09, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

Centre approves OBC quota in NTSE Stage II exam

Reservation for OBC students in National Talent Search Examination (NTSE)-stage II conducted by the NCERT has been approved, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said today.

Nov 01, 2017, 11:13 AM IST

Oriental Bank says under central bank 'corrective action' over bad loans

Oriental Bank is the seventh state-run lender to be put under a corrective action plan, which requires a bank to enact curbs on hiring, branch expansion and taking on new loans.

Oct 08, 2017, 10:37 AM IST

RBI begins 'corrective action' against OBC for high net NPA

The move will place various restrictions on the public sector lender including on fresh loans and dividend distribution.

Oct 07, 2017, 19:36 PM IST

Oriental Bank of Commerce lowers base rate by 0.05% to 9.45%

"This is to inform that the bank has revised the base rate from 9.50 per cent per annum to 9.45 per cent per annum with effect from 03.10.2017," Oriental Bank of Commerce said in a regulatory filing.

Sep 29, 2017, 14:03 PM IST

Oriental Bank of Commerce cuts MCLR by 0.05% for select tenors

The bank said the change of MCLR will come into effect from September 11.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Ambit of OBC 'creamy layer' extended to PSUs, financial institutions

Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to extend the concept of creamy layer in OBC reservations to PSUs and financial institutions.

Aug 30, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath deems raising OBC creamy layer bar as a welcome move

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday increased the creamy layer ceiling for the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category to Rs 8 lakh per annum from the existing six lakh for central government jobs.

Aug 24, 2017, 14:00 PM IST

Decision to raise OBC 'creamy layer' income cap will give more power to poor: Ram Vilas Paswan

Centre on Wednesday raised the 'creamy layer' income cap in the OBC category.

Aug 24, 2017, 01:12 AM IST

Govt raises 'creamy layer' income cap among OBCs to Rs 8 lakh per annum

Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that OBC families earning up to Rs 8 lakh per annum will not be considered in the creamy layer.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

OBC plans to raise Rs 1,000 crore via Basel-III bonds

Public sector lender Oriental Bank of Commerce on Tuesday said it will raise up to Rs 1,000 crore by issuing Basel III compliant bonds on private placement basis.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:09 PM IST

Rajasthan government to raise OBC quota to give reservation to Gujjars

The government has assured the Gujjar leaders that the OBC quota will be split after increasing it to 26 per cent to grant them 5 per cent reservation.


Aug 18, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Kerala introduces bill in Assembly to regulate private medical colleges

A bill to regulate the admissions and fee structure for private medical colleges in Kerala has been introduced in the state assembly on Monday.

Aug 08, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2017, 11:38 AM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2017, 19:29 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