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Rahul alleges BJP making false promises to backward classes Oct 8, 9:45 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 8 (ANI): In a bid to woo voters ahead of the 2014 general elections, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of making false promises to backward classes through their 'India Shining' campaign, and said that it failed to have an impact on the voters in the previous Lok Sabha elections.
Cabinet nods to enhance authorised share capital of NBCFDC Sep 13, 10:12 am
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has gave its approval to the proposal of the National Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation (NBCFDC) for enhancement of authorised share capital from Rs. 700 crore to Rs. 1500 crore.
Cabinet nod for special drive to fill up vacancies of SCs, STs, OBCs May 24, 10:46 am
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the special recruitment drive to fill up the backlog in reserved vacancies of the Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
Siddaramaiah announces over Rs.4K crore bonanza for poor, backward classes, minorities May 13, 6:25 pm
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI): Hours after being sworn in as Karnataka's 22nd chief minister, K. Siddaramaiah on Monday announced a Rs.4409.81 crore bonanza for the poor, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Minorities.
Rajasthan Police probes Ashis Nandy's controversial remarks Jan 28, 5:09 pm
Jaipur, Jan. 28 (ANI): The Organisers of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) on Monday handed over the video footage of sociologist Ashis Nandy's speech during which he had allegedly blamed the people from the backward classes, scheduled castes and tribes for corruption in the country.
Jaipur, Jan. 27 (ANI): Hundreds of people staged a protest demonstration outside the venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) here on Sunday, demanding immediate arrest of sociologist Ashis Nandy for his remarks against members of the backward classes, scheduled castes and tribes.
Jaipur, Jan. 26 (ANI): Renowned political critic and sociologist Ashis Nandy stirred a major controversy on Saturday when he alleged the people belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class), Scheduled Caste (SC) and ST (Scheduled Tribe), are more corrupt during a discussion at the Jaipur Literature Festival here.
Srinagar, Oct.10 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir State Assembly witnessed an uproar and noisy scenes on Wednesday over the issue of providing reservation to backward classes and women in all institutions of the state, including local bodies.
Srinagar, Oct 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Wednesday witnessed uproar and noisy scenes over the issue of providing reservation to backward classes and women in all institutions of the state, including local bodies.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): The Delhi Government has agreed to establish a Commission for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes to address issues and problems of the vulnerable sections of society, including the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Minorities.
YSR Congress says backward classes are not with Naidu Jul 16, 5:59 pm
Hyderabad, July 16 (ANI): The YSR Congress on Monday criticized Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu for claiming to be the champion of the backward classes cause.
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): In a major jolt to former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court on Friday quashed the reservation based promotion for socially backward classes (SC/ST) in the state.
Women empowerment needs special attention: Krishna Tirath Mar 2, 4:45 pm
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Emphasizing that empowerment of the backward classes is very vital for the development of the nation as a whole, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath on Friday said the empowerment of women needs special attention as they face multiple disadvantages.
Delhi Govt. increases OBC quota for higher education Feb 27, 5:27 pm
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that her government has increased the reservation in higher education for Other Backward Classes (OBC) to 27 percent this year from the previous 21 percent applicable earlier.
Alvi defends Salman Khursid over his comments on Muslim reservation Jan 11, 11:20 am
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi defended Law Minister Salman Khurshid's suggestions to provide nine percent reservation for Muslims as against the existing quota reserved for groups bracketed under other backward classes (OBCs).
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Slamming the Central Government on providing reservation to Muslim minorities from the existing quota reserved for 'Other Backward Classes' (OBC), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said that there was unrest and anguish in the society because of this religion based reservation.
Sriprakash Jaiswal says Government committed to minority reservation Dec 26, 10:59 am
Kanpur, Dec 26 (ANI): Supporting the Central Government's decision to provide 4.5 percent reservation to backward minorities that will be carved out from the existing 27 percent quota reserved for Other Backward Classes (OBC), Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has said the government is committed to give due share to the minorities after considering the 2011 census figures.
Prakash Karat slams UPA proposal for Muslim reservation in OBC Dec 23, 9:03 pm
Kanpur, Dec 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) party, General Secretary, Prakash Karat slammed the UPA government's proposal to give reservation to backward class Muslims under the 27 percent reservation for Other Backward Classes.
Paswan demands reservation for backward classes in Lokpal Dec 15, 4:49 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Lok Janshakti Party President, Ram Vilas Paswan has demanded reservation for socially backward groups under the Lokpal Bill during the ongoing session of Lok Sabha.
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