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Lok Sabha passes bill to allow states to form their own OBC lists

New Delhi/IBNS: The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to allow states and Union Territories to draw up their own list of Other Backward Communities (OBCs).

'United Opposition' to support Modi government's OBC bill in Parliament

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid deadlock over the snooping issue, 10 odd opposition parties, which are working together in Parliament, are set to support the Modi government's constitutional amendment bill, which will empower states and union territories to make their own list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

OBC quota in medical colleges 'step taken late': BSP supremo Mayawati

Lucknow/UNI: Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) president Mayawati termed the Centre's decision to give OBC Quota in medical colleges admission as a late step and claimed that it was a decision for political interest.

Modi announces 27 per cent quota for OBCs, 10 per cent for Economically Weaker Sections in medical courses

New Delhi/IBNS: In a significant step ahead of polls in various states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday announced a 27 per cent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and 10 per cent for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in medical courses.

Maharashtra: BJP stages protest over OBC quota issue in Nagpur

Nagpur/UNI: The Other Backward Classes (OBC) reservation is turning into a hot political issue in Maharashtra as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday staged a 'Rasta Roko Andolan' (road blockade) in Nagpur and across state to press the demand to provide justice to the community.

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi demanding OBC reservation in NEET

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC) candidates under All India Quota in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to State/UT Medical Education Institutions.

OBC quota to go up from 14 to 27% in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Mar 6 (UNI): Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath said on Wednesday that the state government would enhance reservation for Other Backward Classes from 14 to 27 per cent and implement 10 per cent reservation for the economically-underprivileged within the General Category vis-a-vis government employment.

Census 2021 to collect OBC data, map: Centre

New Delhi, Sept 1 (IBNS): The Census 2021 will collect data on Other Backward Classes (OBC), the Centre said on Friday, media reports said.

Cabinet approves setting up of Commission to examine sub-categorization within OBCs

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IBNS): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a proposal for setting up of a Commission under article 340 of the Constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

3.54 crore SCS , OBC students covered under digital payment of 14 scholarship schemes, says govt

New Delhi, Apr 16 (IBNS): 14 scholarship schemes for Scheduled Castes and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) or Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Tribes (DNTs) students covering 3.54 crore students are under digital payment and have been released to student's bank account, the government said.