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OBC students' group writes to Education Minister to direct all HEIs to make their rosters public

The AIOBCSA, in their letter, said that these documents are being interchanged and even deviated and diverted at times

Published on 22nd September 2021
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Ensure no official, faculty indulges in caste-based discrimination against students, University Grants Commission directs varsities

The commission noted that the university may constitute a committee to look into the discrimination complaints received from the SC, ST, OBC students, teachers and non-teaching staff

Published on 14th September 2021
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Anglo-Indian students being denied quota in arts and science colleges, claims former MP

Though the community is listed under the state and central OBC, the reservation clause followed in arts and science colleges is for Latin Catholics, said former MP Charles Dias

Published on 28th August 2021
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Policymakers should've aimed at empowering citizens so that merit is the deciding factor: Madras HC criticises caste reservations 

It is noteworthy that even though the by-product of the reservation scheme may be poverty-elevation, its purpose is to provide representation to the oppressed castes in education and jobs

Published on 27th August 2021
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Caste Census 2021: Why OBC groups may push for more reservation once the latest numbers roll in

A Caste Census will also make it easier for the government to resolve the longstanding demands of various caste and sub-castes' demand to be included in the OBC

Published on 18th August 2021
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Constitution Amendment Bill a welcome move but states should not misuse power: OBC students' group

AIOBCSA has demanded that the 50 per cent cap on the reservation policy must be done away with. They said that the reservation model of Tamil Nadu must be replicated across the country

Published on 12th August 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the 127th Constitution Amendment Bill and why did we witness a 'rare unity' between the government and opposition regarding it?

You read that right. For once, the government and the opposition were in harmony in the parliament. Here's all about it and the amendment

Published on 11th August 2021
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Two years after Article 370 was struck down, safai karmcharis in Jammu yet to get caste certificate, reserved seats. Here's why

State President of All India India Confederation Of SC/ST/OBC Organisations (J&K) RK Kaslsotra said that political parties have exploited the name of Valmikis as Article 370 is applicable to everyone

Published on 6th August 2021
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General category students unhappy with newly introduced NEET OBC reservation of 27%

With the introduction of the new reservations, 59.5 per cent of the All India Quota seats are reserved. However, 49.5 per cent of seats are reserved for SC, ST and OBC students combined

Published on 31st July 2021
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Sub judice logic just an excuse: Student groups ask govt to implement OBC quota in NEET's All India Quota seats

Students also pointed out that the education minister has been the voice for the implementation of OBC reservations in NEET before

Published on 22nd July 2021
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What The FAQ: What is the OBC reservations issue in NEET's All India Quota all about?

Various student bodies and other organisations have been raising their voice, seeking implementation of OBC reservations in NEET. What is the issue all about?

Published on 22nd July 2021
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Delay in NEET-MDS counselling callous: Supreme Court hits out at Modi government

Additional Solicitor General K M Nataraj sought to shift the blame on another SC bench, saying the government was awaiting clarification on providing OBC quota to seats in the All India Quota pool

Published on 20th July 2021
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Andhra Pradesh govt provides 10 per cent quota for EWS, including Kapus, in govt jobs, edu institutions

Economically Weaker Sections among upper classes will have 10 per cent reservations. The income limit for securing OBC certificates has also been increased to eight lakh annual income

Published on 15th July 2021
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It’s official: 1 per cent vacancies in Karnataka government jobs reserved for transgender people

The Karnataka government has decided to introduce a reservation of 1 per cent in all vacancies under general merit, SC, ST and OBC categories for transgender community

Published on 7th July 2021
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Will take protest to Delhi if 'casteist' Ramgopal Rao Committee Report implemented: UoH student group

National President of the AIOBCSA, Kiran Kumar, also a student of UoH, said that the Government of India must immediately take necessary measures

Published on 5th July 2021

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