Backward Muslims

  • With eye on UP, Cabinet clears minority quota 23-12-2011 06:32 AM

    New Delhi: Just ahead of Uttar Pradesh elections, Congress has played its minority card with the Union Cabinet on Thursday approving 4.5 per cent quota for minorities within the larger 27 per cent quota for the Other backward Classes (OBC) in central government jobs and educational institutions. The Constitution bars...
  • Cabinet clears quota for minorities within OBC 22-12-2011 08:38 PM

    New Delhi: The cabinet on Thursday approved 4.5 percent quota for minorities within the larger 27 percent quota for the Other backward Classes (OBC) in central government jobs and educational institutions, informed sources said. The cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, cleared the proposal ahead of assembly polls in...
  • Backward Muslims may get quota within OBC soon 01-12-2011 12:52 PM

    New Delhi: The UPA government played the Muslim quota card ahead of key state elections. The government on Thursday said they are considering quota for Backward Muslims in jobs and education and will come out with the quota soon. The government will soon take a decision on fixing a quota...