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Union Cabinet approves a reservation at 10% for ‘economically backward’ upper castes in government jobs

The Union cabinet has recently approved a 10% reservation in educational institutions and government jobs for economically backward sections in the general category. The constitutional amendment bill will be tabled in Parliament on 8th January 2019, the last day of the Winter Session. The proposed reservation will be over and above the existing 50% reservation ..

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Maharashtra government grants reservation to Maratha community under a new category called ‘Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC)’

The Maharashtra government has recently cleared reservation to the Maratha community under a new category called ‘Socially and Educationally Backward Class’ (SEBC) in educational institutes & jobs. Hence, the Marathas will get reservation from an independent quota and this will not affect the reservations given to the Other Backward Class (OBC). As per report of ..

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