National Commission for Backward Classes

States’ powers to make own OBC lists restored

Central government approved a Constitution Amendment Bill on August 4, 2021 that seeks to empower states and UTs to make their own OBC lists Key points Bill was approved at the meeting of Union Cabinet chaired by PM. It will ..

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Supreme Court: Only Centre can identify SEBC

The Supreme Court recently pronounced that only President can take decisions in declaring the Socially and Economically Backward Community. The judgement was pronounced upholding the 102nd constitutional amendments. About the Judgement The Apex court said that the 102nd constitutional amendment ..

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Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Lok Sabha has passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 provided that the chairperson ..

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 ..

Bhagwan Lal Sahni appointed Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes

Bhagwan Lal Sahni who hails from Bihar has been appointed as the Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes. Further Kaushalendra Singh Patel and Acharya Talloju have been appointed as the members of the commission. National Commission for Backward Classes National ..

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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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