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In a letter to govt, the commission has taken strong exception to its new plan to include salary as a component to determine income ceiling for creamy layer of OBCs.
V.P. Singh lost his core constituency of the upper caste and failed to muster any support among the constituency for which he rook his biggest political risk
Modi govt rightly believes data is required for proper planning and formulation of any programme. But this holds true for social policies too.
Is there any constitutional provision that allows the cut-off marks for the reserved categories to go above the general category
Under the 'Jai Bheem Mukhyamantri Yojana', the Delhi govt was providing aid of Rs 40,000 to scheduled caste students. The amount has been increased to Rs 1 lakh.
The Uttar Pradesh government has already held meetings with leaders of most backward classes and most marginal Dalit communities.
The political situation compelling Bhupesh Baghel and Kamal Nath to take similar decisions favouring the OBCs is built on three main factors.
Minister Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha that higher entry age of SC/ST/OBCs meant they retired before their batches came up for central govt secretary posts.
UP govt told district magistrates, commissioners to issue caste certificates to 17 OBC communities. But union minister has said move not in accordance with Constitution.
BJP’s leader in Rajya Sabha Thawarchand Gehlot has said Adityanath govt decision to include 17 OBC communities in Scheduled Castes list ‘not proper’.