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Backward Classes

Loans on offer to COVID-19-affected Schedule Castes and Backward Class families

The money will be paid through the NBCFDC and the NSFDC

18 Jun 2021 10:22 AM

SC declines to hear plea for increasing reservation for Muslims in Kerala

A trust had sought direction to state govt to revise backward community list in accordance with Kerala State Backward Classes Act, 1993.

01 Jul 2019 6:26 PM

SC to hear pleas challenging 10% reservation to general category on July 16

A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde will decide whether interim order should be passed to stay its implementation.

01 Jul 2019 3:21 PM

Lok Sabha polls: Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party threatens to join SP-BSP alliance

Backward classes account for about 44 per cent of the electorate in UP and play a crucial role in making political prospects of any party.

10 Feb 2019 4:20 PM

Lok Sabha passes bill to give OBC panel statutory status

All 406 members present in the House voted in favour after a five-hour debate.

03 Aug 2018 12:46 AM


New twist hits BJP dalit outreach

Minister seeks quotas even for contract staff, outsourced services.

09 May 2018 1:51 AM

TISS protest enters 13th day

P.K. Shahjahan, Dean of Students’ Affairs of TISS, confirmed to this newspaper that all the fees of SC, ST and OBC had been waived off.

06 Mar 2018 3:43 AM

MBMC mayor lands in caste certificate row

The District Caste Committee (Mumbai) heard both the parties on Monday and will pronounce its decision before February 20, 2018.

07 Feb 2018 6:25 AM

Maratha Kranti Morcha will be held on August 9

The first rally of the community was held last year after a Maratha girl was raped and brutally killed in Kopardi.

06 Aug 2017 1:23 AM

Govt faces embarrassment in RS over backward classes bill

Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017, for setting up of National Commission for Backward Classes, was passed after dropping Clause 3.

01 Aug 2017 9:38 AM


More inclusiveness is necessary for backward Muslims: Modi

The national executive meeting focused on the government schemes for poor and party should only be working towards the poor.

16 Apr 2017 5:04 PM