Creamy layer

SC on Post-based Reservation

The Supreme Court rejected pleas for exclusion of ‘creamy layer’ members of the SC and ST with respect to reservation in promotion. Karnataka Legislation The Supreme Court observed that the pleas were an attempt to challenge Karnataka’s legislation for reservation ..

Bhagwan Lal Sahni appointed as new Chairman of National Commission for Backward Classes

Bhagwan Lal Sahni, a BJP leader from Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, appointed new Chairman of the newly constituted National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The NCBC was given constitutional status by Parliament in 2018, after repealing the National Commission for Backward Classes ..

Cabinet extends tenure of Commission constituted to examine issue of OBC sub-categorisation

Union Cabinet has approved extension of term of Commission to examine issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Central List for six months beyond 30th November, 2018 and till 31st May 2019. This is fourth extension granted to ..

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Parliament grants constitutional status to National Commission for Backward Classes

The Parliament of India has passed the 123rd Constitutional Amendment Bill, which grants constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The bill was passed after the House repealed the NCBC Act, 1993. It will contribute to the ..

Union Cabinet approves final extension of tenure of Commission constituted to examine issue of Sub-categorization within OBCs in Central List

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently approved the final extension of tenure of the Commission constituted to examine the issue of Sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List. Earlier, it was ..

The Government of India (GoI) constituted a Commission under article 340 of Constitution to examine sub-categorization of OBCs in central list

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind has constituted a Commission under Article 340 of the Constitution to examine Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the central list. The four-member Commission headed by Justice G. Rohini will submit its ..