Transgenders in India will soon be able to enjoy the benefit of reservations after inclusion in the OBC category.
As per the decision, starting from the upcoming revenue year, that is November 1, 15% reservation will be given to the Backward Castes (Gowda community), 10% for the SCs and 5% to STs in permissions granted to open liquor shops in the state.
Explained: Read what is the meaning of Modi govt extending OBC and EWS reservation to All India Quota seats in medical colleges
27% OBC and 10% EWS reservation will be available in the All India Quota seats available in medical colleges under the state governments
National Commission for SC takes note of rampant Christian conversion in Andhra Pradesh, asks govt to respond in next two weeks
In January 2020, the Hindu legal-activist group - Legal Rights Protection Forum and SC-ST Rights Forum, a non-profit legal activism organization working in the area of Dalit rights, had written a letter to National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) over rampant forced conversions activities by the Christian missionaries and Church.
Maharashtra: BJP launches state-wide protests demanding restoration of OBC quota; Congress protests against BJP
Maharashtra is facing a turmoil as OBC community is on the verge of losing their political reservations in the state.
Digvijaya Singh lies to Pakistani journalists that Kashmiri Pandits benefited from reservation policies historically: Here is the truth
Kashmiri Pandits slam Digvijaya Singh for telling Pakistani journos that they enjoyed reservation benefits before scrapping Article 370
Kerala High Court slams state govt’s over 80% minority scholarship quota for Muslims, says legally not sustainable: Details
Kerala HC upheld that 'subclassification' of the Muslims within the minority community and disproportionate awarding of scholarships to them is not legally sustainable
Stand-up comedian Neville Shah has issued an apology after a video clip of his performance five years ago went viral on social media.
‘How long will reservations continue?’, Supreme Court asks during the Maratha reservation case: Here is what the 5-judge bench said
SC raised a significant question on the controversial issue of reservation policies in the country during a case pertaining to Maratha reservation
‘Bring resolution against CAA, law for Muslim reservation’: Abu Azmi threatens to protest against Maha govt if demands not fulfilled
Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi has asked the state government to bring a law to provide 5% reservations to Muslims in the state.