OBC categories commission receives 2-month extension

President of India has approved extension of the term of the Commission to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List till July 31st,2019. Other Backward Class(OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are socially and educationally disadvantaged. The commission was appointed… Continue reading OBC categories commission receives 2-month extension

SC notice to MP govt over hiking OBC quota from 14% to 27%

The Supreme Court has sought the Madhya Pradesh government’s response on a petition challenging the validity of the ordinance which had increased the reservation in government jobs and university admission to the Other Backward Class(OBC) category from the existing 14% to 27% The decision to increase reservation for OBCs had led to reservation in Madhya… Continue reading SC notice to MP govt over hiking OBC quota from 14% to 27%

HC stays M.P. govt.’s 27% OBC quota ordinance

The Madhya Pradesh High court has stayed the state government’s ordinance increasing OBC reservation. Other Backward Class (OBC) is a collective term used by the Government of India to classify castes which are socially and educationally disadvantaged. The ordinance had increased the reservation in government jobs and university admission to the OBC category from the… Continue reading HC stays M.P. govt.’s 27% OBC quota ordinance