14 May 2014
New Delhi: The National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) has recommended the inclusion of transgenders in the central list of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
09 Apr 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay the Central government’s notification of including Jats in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) list.
16 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand government is planning to provide job reservations for dependents of those killed in the devastating floods last year.
03 Mar 2014
Muzaffarnagar: Jat leaders on Monday welcomed the Union Cabinet’s decision to include Jats in nine states in the central list of OBCs and said the move will help youths from the community in getting jobs.
18 Apr 2012
Reviving the demand for reservation in government jobs under OBC category, the All India Jat Sangharsh Samiti has warned the central and state governments to re-launch their massive agitation on August 15 if the quota for Jats in government jobs does not get a constitutional status.
03 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has decided to include the Jat community in the central list of OBCs in nine states, a move that is expected to benefit about nine crore people from the community.
07 Jul 2014
Vaishali (Bihar): Raking up the reservation issue, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad Yadav demanded 60 percent reservation in government contracts for people belonging to Extremely Backward Castes (EBC).
22 May 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: CPI (M) central committee member P K Sreemathi, the lone woman Lok Sabha member from Kerala, on Thursday said Narendra Modi-led government should take initiative for enactment of Women's Reservation Bill.
09 Jul 2014
New Delhi: As smart cards are increasingly becoming popular among the people, Railways has now launched Go-India Smart Card. Introduced as a pilot project, this value proposition would cover 11 stations of the New Delhi-Mumbai and New Delhi-Kolkata sections spread over six Zonal Railways.
27 Feb 2014
Hisar: A prominent Jat outfit on Thursday decided to join the Jat Khap panchayat’s rail blockade here from March if the Centre did not take steps to grant reservation for the community in Central Government jobs by Friday.