29 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Public sector lender Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) on Thursday reported a 91.27 percent decline in net profit at Rs 19.56 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014, dragged by higher provisions.
07 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Suggesting that quotas for minorities are not the way forward as Constitution does not allow religion-based reservation, Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said that her ministry's approach is to work on skilling the youth.
18 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with an interim order of the Bombay High Court by which the decision of Maharashtra government to provide 16 percent reservation to Marathas in jobs and educational institutions was stayed.
11 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Monday supported UPA regime's decision to include the Jat community in the Central OBC list for providing reservation and refuted the allegation in the Supreme Court that it was done to gain political mileage in the general elections.
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.
12 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to reply within four weeks to a fresh plea of an NGO seeking initiation of contempt proceedings for not complying with an earlier order of providing three percent quota in jobs to persons with disabilities.
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.
11 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Constitution enables governments to provide for reservation of SC/ST category employees even in promotions but courts cannot direct them to make such a provision, the Supreme Court has ruled.
03 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Najma Heptulla on Saturday said reservation in jobs and education alone cannot ensure the development of Muslims.
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).