Other Backward Classes

  • HC seeks explanation on creamy layer concept 13-02-2014 03:10 PM

    The Rajasthan High Court has asked the state government to explain as to why the concept of creamy layer cannot be made applicable in benefits extended under reservation to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories. A bench of Justice Gopal Krishan Vyas in Jodhpur sought the explanation from the Advocate...
  • Jat community should get reservation: Amarinder Singh 13-05-2013 05:30 AM

    Shimla: Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said the Jat community should get reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category. The Congress leader was unanimously appointed president of the All India Jat Maha Sabha at its executive meeting in Shimla. After his appointment, he told reporters that...
  • Timeline of a controversy: OBC quota in two years 10-04-2008 12:22 PM

    On Thursday, Indian skipper MS Dhoni hinted that he may have to give up playing Test cricket in order to help India defend their World Cup title in 2015. Going by his performances in whites for India, however, it could be the case that Dhoni is dropped from the Test...
  • Judgement day: SC to deliver OBC verdict today 10-04-2008 08:45 AM

    Perth: Despite failures in the first two Tests, India are unlikely to change their batting line-up for the Perth Test starting from Friday. That means, under-fire Virat Kohli may retain his place and Rohit Sharma will have to wait further for his maiden Test outing. After the bashings at Melbourne...