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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’.
Supreme Court shouldn’t question special rights to SC/ST at a time when other countries are making laws to protect oppressed groups.
At the level of ideas, ideology and leadership, the Congress has been a party of social elites since its inception.
Two of the most important Dalit issues have been impacted by these judgments: protection from atrocities and adequate representation.
As the Centre introduces a 10% quota for 'poor' upper castes, data shows that little has been done to improve education enrolment for SCs and STs
The money is part of a conscious effort by Devendra Fadnavis govt to reach out to the OBC community, which forms 52% of the state’s population.
‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates are not entitled to reservation, according to a 1990 SC ruling.