Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicNon-Yadav OBCs

Topic: non-Yadav OBCs

Why did Amit Shah praise Mayawati? Not alliance, target is breaking SP’s votes, say BJP leaders

In a TV interview last week, Shah said 'it is not true Mayawati’s relevance is over' — countering many political pundits who have dismissed her BSP as a force in UP.

In the ‘battle of Bundelkhand’, BJP, BSP and SP have a new weapon — election tickets

BJP, BSP and SP all have a chance in the 3rd phase of UP elections. Dalit and Yadav communities in this region could make all the difference.

Law & order big hitch in SP’s push for non-Yadav OBCs in west UP. They’d rather vote back BJP

When it comes to the BJP’s OBC vote-base, unemployment and inflation have aggrieved voters, but they are still willing to place their bets on the party.

UP MLAs quit BJP for selfish motives, we’ll go door to door & showcase welfare: OBC Morcha head

While BJP central leadership draws up strategy to counter series of OBC MLAs’ resignations, OBC Morcha has been tasked with localised measures to tackle the issue.

Why BJP minister & OBC leader Maurya’s switch to SP could have an impact on UP polls

Three more BJP MLAs resigned hours after Swami Prasad Maurya, an influential leader who is expected to make a major impact in boosting the SP’s standing among non-Yadav OBCs.

Too late for Samajwadi Party to win back non-Yadav OBC voters with caste census

Akhilesh Yadav denting BJP’s vote bank by promising caste census may not reap electoral benefits. The BJP has given OBCs their due recognition.

How Modi-Shah’s BJP is becoming a victim of their OBC reservation plot

Over two years after Modi govt’s ‘final’ deadline to Justice Rohini Commission for OBC sub-categorisation, India’s backward classes await a report. Why is the BJP hesitant?

Modi govt eyes caste realignment, to reintroduce OBC panel bill in Parliament

Government forms committee to look into sub-categorisation of OBCs; non-Yadav OBCs played a key role in BJP’s victory in UP election.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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