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SC scraps Jat quota, says community is not backward

The supreme court on Tuesday cancelled the previous government’s decision to grant reservations to the Jat community under the other backward classes (OBC) category.  The

Forward thinking on backwardness

Gurjars hit the streets in 2008 to demand the scheduled tribe (ST) status, instead of the other backward classes (OBC) tag they had, so as to get more benefits of quota in education and jobs. Later

Quota used for political ends, says RSS chief and seeks policy review

Seeking a committee with representatives from the civil society, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has pitched for a review of the reservation policy. He has said that the quota issue has been used for polit

“We have opened over 36 lakh accounts under PMJDY”

Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) has a reason to smile at a time when many of the public sector banks (PSB) are struggling due to bad loans, non-performing assets (NPA) and economic slowdown. Wh

Maharashtra bandh: Maratha Kranti Morcha calls off agitation

Demanding reservation in jobs and education, the Maratha community carried out agitation across Maharashtra on Wednesday. The Maratha Kranti Morcha had called for a Maharashtra bandh post t

Indian republic @70: Constitutional vision vs. social reality

This 26th of January earmarks the 70th anniversary of the Indian republic. In the 69 years of journey, India has made considerable progress in democratising the society at large. The Constitution o

Hasty constitutional amendment a fraud, deceives OBCs: Pawar

Criticising the centre for pushing through the 127th Constitutional Amendment, restoring to the states the power to prepare their own OBC lists, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has sa

Caste census will divert aspirational politics to narrow identity politics

There is now an increasingly growing demand, cutting across parties, to have the caste enumeration in Census 2021. An all-party delegation from Bihar met the prime minister in this regard recently.

Visionary Talk: Arvind Sawant, Member of Parliament with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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