BACKWARD MUSLIMS

  • With eye on UP, Cabinet clears minority quota December 23, 2011

    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 reservations...
  • Cabinet clears quota for minorities within OBC December 22, 2011

    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 Uttar...
  • Backward Muslims may get quota within OBC soon December 1, 2011

    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...